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    It`s another dreich day up here so I`m hanging out with this pair of divers again... CITIZEN BN0151-09L, DIVERS 200m & apeKS AP0406-6, PROFESSIONAL 500M, Seiko cal.VX 42.
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    Its a Huuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuummmming day LOL
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    Looks who's coming for Christmas dinner this year. Heuer 1611 (7765) 'Frenchie'.
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    Just because it's quartz doesn't mean it can't be classy
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    Fossil Chrono? As it's Q Wednesday and working from home this morning the "Winnings" for me... still going strong and my go to beater for dossing round at home.
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    This one for me this morning...
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    Hmm........do we get a couple of hours to think about that one? Difficult making a selection today but decided to go with the CW Trident.
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    Not much doing today so may have a play with this for a while.
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    just finished work , and just got to open this, my youngest is 23 and asked me to get him his first quality? watch, wanted a semi dress but casual use watch, so proud he asked me and is taking a interest! I got this for him , got to be wrapped to send to santa , but I had to check it out first dint I ? !! think its a suitable first step? ( the watch not the picture or bike !) deano
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    Hi all Seiko Alpinist SARB017 back in rotation. I haven't worn this for a while, but it is quite captivating when the light catches the sunburst. Slightly smaller than my usual wear at 38mm.
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    This the proper D/Pee. Must be vintage now, It's nearly 4 weeks old.
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    I binned pb for Flickr - big improvement and not too time consuming to do did someone say quartz? Still trying to find a decent 18mm strap that will take a 14mm buckle, but isn't very thick as it won't clear the watch case if it is a thick leather
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    sekonda "monaco" today..
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    Bought through the Sales section, a big thank you to It'Salivejim and, of course, Roy :-) At 40mm bezel diameter it is the biggest watch I own and I was a bit worried that I would be swamped by it. However, the strap is actually remarkably comfortable and seems to flow off the lugs beautifully, in such a way that it wears smaller than one would think. Im also loving the "Root Beer" colour; having only seem this in pictures I did not appreciate how great it really looks! Not too garish or in your face, just refined, subtle and a refreshing change from blacks and blues! Im going to experiemnt with a few leather straps I have, see if I can marry the colours... J
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    & now... TIMEX Original T2N393ZB Plus one of it`s mechanical ancestors... TIMEX (1976)
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    quite a few on here already, this today , on a new perlon light blue strap to match the hands. deano
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    Aquaracer Ref. WAB 1111.BA0801
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    Have one of these in stock Scott, 18mm dark brown calf leather, 16mm at buckle. If this is suitable pm me, I don't want anything for it, festive gift. Alan
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    This one for me today....its actually stopped raining too?!
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    Quartz will be today [emoji41] My big daddy : Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
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    Oh no, you can't catch me out like that, I'm not even going to look. I remember the last time I followed a heads-up on here, it cost me a chunk of my hard earned money...
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    huummmmMMMMMM! "Snap" I know! I know! Not quartz.
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    I've been wearing this since Saturday, may have a change tomorrow, but then again, maybe not.
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    Last Christmas, I sold a Steinhart, but the very next day it was on ebay. This year, to save me from tears, I'm selling on classified adverts...
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    This sits on my bedroom table, really must get it serviced. This hangs round my navigators neck When we are out playing with this
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    To start with....hope this counts? 1940's silver & lacquered Movado Ermeto travel timepiece.
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    Thought you had a pair of kahunas Nige or ya pants won't fit properly
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    A good guide would be to look at the price ticket. If it's too cheap, that will be the biggest giveaway An alternative is to post a few photos on here, preferably with the case back opened. Our experts will spot a fake a mile away, and if you send it to them they will even take a hammer to it, free of charge
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    This is "wanna be" @Davey P it has the "Yellow".
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    As it seems to be a Pulsar day I suppose I need to share this one...still original strap too!
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    lol can never save enough. Its good to see more watch stores being open there. I remember when only Tag was around but now there's some real watch making brands you wouldn't normally see in outlets. Problem is I get about 10 minutes to look at the watches and 10 hours in clothes and bags shops with the MRS.
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    A Titanium 'Davey P' for me today:
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    Pulsar seems to be popular today.
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    Nope, Bulova Precisionist, otherwise known as "The Davey P" I would post a pic, but everyone must be sick of it by now (plus, the internet connection at work is shockingly slow, so PhotoBucket is even worse than normal...)
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    Put the post down and walk away slowly with your hands in the air...
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    I'm 'apprentice Bond'! Well closest I've come so far I've one of these as an incoming, I'm getting there slowly.
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    "ServiceS" EXEL `FOREIGN` (possibly made by Thiel Brothers, Germany) circa early 1930s? "ServiceS" CALLER `FOREIGN` ( possibly made by Thiel Brothers of Thuringia, Germany) circa early/mid 1930s? Slightly different, later version, shown below... More to come tomorrow when I sort out photos
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    There's no substitute for experience, handling the real thing all the time means that you get a good feel for what is right or wrong. As a general rule the quality of fakes is less, the weight can be wrong, they might use split pins instead of screws in the bracelet, a pop on back instead of a screw on one or the printing on the dial may be shoddy. There is no single thing to look for it could be a combination or in the case of the very best fakes it may be that the only way to be sure requires removal of the back and a good look at the movement. Watches with gold in them are often the easiest to spot as fakes because an experienced eye easily spots the difference between solid gold and gold plating (especially if its worn) Familiarity with the model is really the best defence, if you know exactly how it should be you spot it when its wrong...there can be no answer to your question that can give you the x, y and z.
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    This could snowball (appropriate for someone who obviously likes the white stuff) with watch nuts around the world adopting the name for that watch. You could become famous or maybe that should be infamous
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    That's very kind Alan, but I have some of these. It is the 14mm buckle end that is harder to find - Cousins have some, so I need to build up an order to make the postage worth while.