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What are some of your other wearables? [message #16297] Sat, 19 March 2022 02:13 Go to next message
Gary
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I'm sort of a watch fanatic; you'll see everything on my wrist from vintage to the latest smart device. What other wearables do you sport on your wrist?

Pebble Classic 301RD - Hourly Anime Watchface, changes every hour.

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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16300 is a reply to message #16297] Sat, 19 March 2022 04:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timeliz
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Hi Gary,

That's an interesting watch. Is the image animated or static?

This has been my beater for the past year...

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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16301 is a reply to message #16300] Sat, 19 March 2022 04:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gary
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Hi Liz,

That is a static image but changes to new image every hour, I think there are 12 images in all.

Nice beater by the way! Is the dial patina or the original color?

Can't go wrong with 23 jewels in any case.



Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16302 is a reply to message #16301] Sat, 19 March 2022 05:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timeliz
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Gary,

It's the actual dial color. I can even wear this without fear while doing dishes.
Movement comes out through the front.


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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16303 is a reply to message #16302] Sat, 19 March 2022 12:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gary
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timeliz wrote on Sat, 19 March 2022 05:00
Movement comes out through the front.
That's how my early 60's Omega Seamaster movement comes out. I'd say your Wyler is good as it gets for wearing and is right up along the makings of the early Seamaster's, not bad!
Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16304 is a reply to message #16302] Sat, 19 March 2022 14:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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The Inca flex balances are a sight! Have opened a few and been impressed.

My 1960 Elgin 760 is my business wearer. Impossibly thin full rotor shock resistant auto, American made, solid 10k gold & waterproof. Not wound or set today.

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And my beater Timex, a gift of my late father on my 10 year graduation anniversary.

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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16306 is a reply to message #16304] Sun, 20 March 2022 01:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gary
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Dan, 30 Jewels on that Lord Elgin? Shocked Crazy! I've always had a heart for Timex, my first watch as a boy. Big digital text is nice for us poor eyesight folks now days.

Thanks for sharing!
Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16307 is a reply to message #16306] Sun, 20 March 2022 03:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timeliz
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Awesome Elgin, Dan...and in a gold case...love it!

"Some days are diamonds, some days are stones..." -John Denver
Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16319 is a reply to message #16307] Mon, 21 March 2022 20:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This one is allways on my wrist (mostly on the left, except when I wear a Gruen wristwatch, then it is on my right arm). I helps me get off hte bench, is very usefull when I give bootcamp training and I like to know how my sleep was.

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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16328 is a reply to message #16319] Wed, 23 March 2022 04:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timeliz
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Gary...How's this for a big Timex...Looks like a flying saucer on my wrist...


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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16329 is a reply to message #16328] Wed, 23 March 2022 14:29 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Gary
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LOL Liz, you could also use that as a weapon.

Here is one that will be going with me to the senior facility, a Panerai homage...No issues reading this dial!

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Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16330 is a reply to message #16329] Wed, 23 March 2022 15:11 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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GaryM wrote on Wed, 23 March 2022 09:29
LOL Liz, you could also use that as a weapon.

Here is one that will be going with me to the senior facility, a Panerai homage...No issues reading this dial!

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A while back, I was fascinated with the Panerai 3646 and got one just like that.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Music/Hotlinking/i-xzhMDVj/0/6cf9726a/XL/Wrist2-XL.jpg
Unfortunately, I couldn't leave well enough alone and broke one of the lugs off while trying to tweak it a few years ago and haven't gotten around to getting a new case for it. I keep meaning to get it back up and running because it would be a good fit for my 15 year old daughter who is going through a Goth/punk phase. I'd have to find a spikey band for it.
Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16331 is a reply to message #16330] Wed, 23 March 2022 15:55 Go to previous messageGo to next message
timeliz
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I like the big nice simple dials. Great for us old folk.

"Some days are diamonds, some days are stones..." -John Denver
Re: What are some of your other wearables? [message #16334 is a reply to message #16331] Wed, 23 March 2022 19:56 Go to previous message
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timeliz wrote on Wed, 23 March 2022 10:55
I like the big nice simple dials. Great for us old folk.
I've always suspected that the fact some of Gruen's largest models lacked sub-seconds might be because they were intended to appeal to those with less than perfect eyesight.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Music/Hotlinking/i-tz57v3C/0/16123e39/XL/598134A2-1242-4645-86F5-92CC2A8D964A-XL.jpg
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-I2RZZSJwiP0/V3MMmog6xFI/AAAAAAAABmE/xXZLoWYe4BI8I8rG32rHTw8ReQHBL90TwCLcB/s1600/imperialtankside.jpg
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