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martinzx

Vintage Omega hummer

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Here are some macro pictures of my Vintage Omega hummer from 1972, in 14K gold cap. I am thrilled with the condition and accuracy of this watch, it has only gained 4 seconds in 6 days. Are all hummers this accurate? And the sweep hand is sublime. :)

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That's a lovely piece.

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:thumbsup: can't go wrong with a hummer! 

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2 minutes ago, Silver Hawk said:

:thumbsup: can't go wrong with a hummer! 

Must admit Paul its my first one, even after all these years. But not my last, that is for sure!

Cheers Martin :)

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2 minutes ago, martinzx said:

Must admit Paul its my first one, even after all these years. But not my last, that is for sure!

Cheers Martin :)

Strange....I thought you must have had one before.... :huh:

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beautiful watch Martin,thats really nice,must find me one of those :thumbsup:

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That's something special Martin and in immaculate condition. Definitely one to wear and enjoy. :yes:

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Beautiful specimen.

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3 hours ago, martinzx said:

Here are some macro pictures of my Vintage Omega hummer from 1972, in 14K gold cap. I am thrilled with the condition and accuracy of this watch, it has only gained 4 seconds in 6 days. Are all hummers this accurate? And the sweep hand is sublime. :)

As you may have gathered from my various ramblings, I am a big fan of these which offer full Connie quality at a fraction of the price of the automatic movement models, in many cases with improved accuracy. Hope you yours it as much as I like my selection. 

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That looks in lovely condition Martin, great find :)

When I was doing some research on these I found in good condition they should be good for +/- 2spd :)

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3 hours ago, Silver Hawk said:

Strange....I thought you must have had one before.... :huh:

I have had several and still own some Electronic watches, but this is my first hummer :thumbsup:

 

 

2 hours ago, greasemonk said:

beautiful watch Martin,thats really nice,must find me one of those :thumbsup:

Many thanks, I doubt you would regret it, I am smitten! :yes:

 

57 minutes ago, davidcxn said:

That's something special Martin and in immaculate condition. Definitely one to wear and enjoy. :yes:

Thanks very much! :thumbsup:

 

42 minutes ago, gimli said:

Beautiful specimen.

Cheers! :thumbsup:

 

23 minutes ago, Padders said:

As you may have gathered from my various ramblings, I am a big fan of these which offer full Connie quality at a fraction of the price of the automatic movement models, in many cases with improved accuracy. Hope you yours it as much as I like my selection. 

Yes indeed, I think it was you comments that inspired my purchase, thanks so much! I have another in the pipeline already!
 :yes:

 

2 minutes ago, Damo516 said:

That looks in lovely condition Martin, great find :)

When I was doing some research on these I found in good condition they should be good for +/- 2spd :)

Thanks very much, indeed the accuracy is amazing for a 1972 watch! 

Cheers Martin 

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That is a lovely watch martin :thumbsup: I have had four hummers in total (one was a Bulova) and although I'm back down to just the one now I do however see another coming along in the near future :yes:.

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6 minutes ago, SBryantgb said:

That is a lovely watch martin :thumbsup: I have had four hummers in total (one was a Bulova) and although I'm back down to just the one now I do however see another coming along in the near future :yes:.

Cheers Steve! I see another coming along in the near future also :laugh:

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Lovely looking watch. I love my f300 cone which has been extremely accurate in the time I've had it. The only thing I find is it uses a battery in just over 12mths. I think this is common but silverhawk will know better than me. As batteries are cheap I just keep one in. I love the hum....-)

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That is a beautiful Omega in super condition , congratulations .

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Paul (Silver Hawk) serviced my Omega f300 day day/date some while back - accuracy is 0.7 secs per 24 hours !

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Thanks for reminding me. I have six hummers, one of which is a  Longines  with a knackered date wheel that I've forgotten to send to Paul for repair.(I'll get that sorted if it's ok Paul).

What's the collective noun for a group of "hummers"?...........A buzz of hummers?...........A hive of hummers?............Any ideas?

Rob....

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29 minutes ago, robden said:

Thanks for reminding me. I have six hummers, one of which is a  Longines  with a knackered date wheel that I've forgotten to send to Paul for repair.(I'll get that sorted if it's ok Paul).

What's the collective noun for a group of "hummers"?...........A buzz of hummers?...........A hive of hummers?............Any ideas?

Rob....

A racket of hummers?

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23 minutes ago, Silver Hawk said:

A racket of hummers?

Sorry Paul but don't agree with that. After all it's not a "racket" is it? In fact I find the sound quite soothing. :Snore:

Although, in your workshop, the sound of all those hummers may not be so nice.  :taz:

Rob....

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27 minutes ago, robden said:

Sorry Paul but don't agree with that. After all it's not a "racket" is it? In fact I find the sound quite soothing. :Snore:

Although, in your workshop, the sound of all those hummers may not be so nice.  :taz:

Rob....

One might be soothing, even two or three, but when you have 10+ sitting on hard surfaces, it is a racket. :toot::bash::band:

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3 minutes ago, Silver Hawk said:

One might be soothing, even two or three, but when you have 10+ sitting on hard surfaces, it is a racket. :toot::bash::band:

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Selling some of mine as I need the funds.

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4 minutes ago, PC-Magician said:

Selling some of mine as I need the funds.

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1 hour ago, PC-Magician said:

Selling some of mine as I need the funds.

Well don't keep us in suspense then..

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5 hours ago, Padders said:

Well don't keep us in suspense then..

All will be revealed.

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