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Brad, nice find! Beautiful piece. Is that a hand winding 641 or 673 caliber movement in your 1940-60s era piece?

Quite a departure from your Citizen Big Grin


554 movement that dates 1946

Yup it's very different from my Citizen or Casio Wink


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Picked up this Elgin Deluxe on a vintage strap yesterday.


let's get a few close ups of this one. Very nice!
 
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I posted this before, but tinypic is no more.
My Mom gave this to may Dad in 1962:



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Another classic beauty!




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Wow!!!! That’s a beauty KZ!
 
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The linen dial on the Longines is wonderful. A great family watch, well deserving of a period strap. Perhaps an old Speidel bracelet or a nice two piece saffiano.
 
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Thanks all, my Mom has good taste Cool .


The strap is temporary.


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"Yidn, shreibt un fershreibt"

"The Nazis entered this war under the rather childish delusion that they were going to bomb everyone else, and nobody was going to bomb them. At Rotterdam, London, Warsaw and half a hundred other places, they put their rather naive theory into operation. They sowed the wind, and now they are going to reap the whirlwind."
-Bomber Harris
 
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Thanks all, my Mom has good taste Cool .


The strap is temporary.



Unquestionably.

Good; that beautiful Longines demands a beautiful strap.


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Trying to make a trade + cash for something. Cross your fingers. Could be a rather rare manual wound coming soon. I swear a little part of me is motivated to get it done just for the benefit of this thread. Smile
 
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r0gue,
Best of luck on that acquisition effort.

For me, the higher end watch buying days are over given my age. But that said I will admit if I ever came across a vintage Zodiac Sea-Chron #4557 in decent shape and for a reasonable price I would be sorely tempted. That was my first quality watch buy back in 1968. Panda white subdials on a black face, 39mm case, 200 meter depth rating, outer 60 minute rotating ring, and a Valijoux 72 chronograph manual wind movement. Long gone and still very much missed.

Wrote about it here:
http://sigforum.com/eve/forums...730092064#4730092064

From a recent listing:



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Trying to make a trade + cash for something. Cross your fingers. Could be a rather rare manual wound coming soon. I swear a little part of me is motivated to get it done just for the benefit of this thread. Smile


Fingers - and toes - crossed.


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Trying to make a trade + cash for something. Cross your fingers. Could be a rather rare manual wound coming soon. I swear a little part of me is motivated to get it done just for the benefit of this thread. Smile


That's the spirit!




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And I'm curious as to what r0gue might be selling! Wink




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This will not be easy. I apologize in advance. But I'm just curious if anyone can get it...

Can anyone guess the maker?

 
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Is it a Longines? It’s a beautiful case design. The polishing vs brushed areas and the way the lugs flow from the case is gorgeous.
 
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This one is too obscure to guess I'm afraid. But I've had my eye on them for many years. H. Moser and Cie. This one came in on trade at a local shop, and I was powerless to resist as it was the exact watch I yearned for when new. The very same exact one.


 
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That's a beaut r0gue.




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H. Moser and Cie. This one came in on trade at a local shop, and I was powerless to resist as it was the exact watch I yearned for when new. The very same exact one.


Quite stunning! So what has left the nest as part of the move to acquire this one? I'm almost afraid to ask. Smile



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So what has left the nest as part of the move to acquire this one? I'm almost afraid to ask. Smile


A weird series of events led to my owning duplicate Polar Explorer IIs. I wanted to replace my "first good watch" and decided I needed one again. I was working on a deal for a holes-lug, complete set (box & papers). That deal fell through so I bought a watch only t-dial without B&P. Then, the deal for the full set resurfaced and I bought it thinking I'd sell the watch only. But then,.. I was torn for a long while because the full set wasn't a t-dial. So I debated and debated. ... and debated... and... Confused

Ultimately, I kept the T-dial watch only and let the full set go on trade for this watch. I had to add some cash, so the 1946 Breitling Premier chronograph will unfortunately have to go as well. The rest are safe for now. Big Grin

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Understand about duplicates. I have a pair of Sinn 156 Military chronographs (Lemania 5100). !986 and 1989 vintage. Have toyed with parting with one towards something else, but have never pulled the trigger.



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