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What is your timepiece of choice?

Started by Mike Norris. Last reply by Liam Strain Feb 17. 51 Replies

Watch Wish List

Started by Sean O' Sep 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Stauer

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Comment by Chuck Knight on February 18, 2016 at 1:11pm

It does.  It, and the submarine clocks. are commonly mounted that way.
 
Acrylic looks great as a stand, as does wood.
 
I collect Russian watches.

Comment by Sean O' on February 18, 2016 at 1:56am

Liam, that would make a beautiful desk clock!

Comment by Liam Strain on February 18, 2016 at 1:49am

Gift from a family member in Minsk - Russian copy of a Jaeger aircraft clock - used in recent vintage MIG fighters. I need to make a desk stand for it.

Comment by Brian Splash on October 7, 2012 at 11:28pm

You are so right Timothy , for the life of me l have no idea why l never owned one before now .

Comment by Timothy W. Allen on October 7, 2012 at 11:08pm

Brian that Hamilton is a beauty! I love the simplicity of military watches. The black face with the dark brown leather straps look great!

 

Comment by Brian Splash on October 7, 2012 at 9:54pm

Latest addition to my collection .

Comment by Joseph Victor Newman on February 23, 2012 at 12:15am

Okay, so apparently, my pocket watch is magic. I accidentally left it in the wash one day. It came out still ticking, without a second lost. Then I accidentally wound it too hard. (it's my first wind up watch so go easy) and it stopped. That was about two months ago. Then three days ago, in the middle of the night, I heard this noise in the night. It sounded mechanical, but I didn't recognize it anymore. It was my pocket watch! It had decided to start working again on it's own. And when did it decide to do that? Exactly 12 hours from the point in the day it stopped. I mean down to the minute. Heck, I even checked it against my atomically set wall clock and it was right to the second! And it keeps perfect time too. Seriously, If you have a flair for the steampunk or Victorian style, get this watch. You'll be glad you did, it is a tank. Nothing kills it. Well, it may go to sleep, but still. Here's the link http://bit.ly/oNLFWN

Hurry, though at the time of posting there are only 2 left. Also they are only $32!

Comment by Sean O' on January 29, 2012 at 2:42pm

Chuck, you are right. I am VERY impressed with this watch. Looking forward to my next Christopher Ward watch.

Comment by Chuck Knight on January 15, 2012 at 12:40am

Ooooh...Christopher Ward is a wonderful brand, and beautifully finished.  You're going to LOVE that watch.

Comment by Sean O' on January 14, 2012 at 11:52pm

I just ordered and recieved a Christopher Ward Lido  with the alligator band. A beautiful watch.

C20 Lido - Black Leather

 

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