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by retroworx
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Generation of Vintage Collectors
Replies: 12
Views: 220

Re: New Generation of Vintage Collectors

mrcardigan wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:05 pm
Actually, my favourite bit in his letter is "I cannot believe it's from 1971, it looks so professional"
Yes, my favorite part as well! Clearly nothing could possibly be up-to-snuff prior to the 80s. :lol:
by retroworx
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Uranus / Kreisler bracelet!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Uranus / Kreisler bracelet!!!

BRAVO, PAT!!! I know that was a long time coming. . . .
by retroworx
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Discussing Fakes Condoning It?
Replies: 20
Views: 447

Re: Is Discussing Fakes Condoning It?

What do you guys think of Omega Seamaster 300s that have all original factory parts that were obtained by authorized service centers and then rebuilt by them into complete, correct "new" watches decades later? That has given the Omega community quite a bit of debate and discussion. . . .
by retroworx
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Say goodbye to the NOS Blade
Replies: 12
Views: 723

Re: Say goodbye to the NOS Blade

I consider them works of art to be admired as such. There are so few survivors. They're only new once. Take it out of the box and strap it on the wrist for a day or two and it's no longer NOS, it's just near-mint used. The value plummets. And a piece of history is lost. Darn you, Rene, I was finall...
by retroworx
Sun May 28, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: My Latest
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: My Latest

Oh, sweet!
by retroworx
Fri May 26, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Rene's Lyndon Johnson Pacer is Back
Replies: 6
Views: 245

Rene's Lyndon Johnson Pacer is Back

Upcoming Christie's auction in June: lbj pacer.jpg Rene sold this on Heritage for $12,500 including buyer fee, I believe. Will be interesting to see how it does at Christie's — I assume better. (Rene, don't look! :lol:) P.S. I wonder how Christie's would feel about the still-running eBay listing for...
by retroworx
Thu May 25, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: 507 Electric Calendar prototype
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: 507 Electric Calendar prototype

Yikes! Great score!
by retroworx
Sun May 21, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: May 2017 Incoming
Replies: 16
Views: 652

Re: May 2017 Incoming

That is too funny, Jim: I am almost 100% certain that one used to be mine! What a small collecting world. . . .
by retroworx
Sun May 21, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Bulova Watch Forum
Topic: Bulova Spinnaker
Replies: 5
Views: 603

Re: Bulova Spinnaker

Email sent.
by retroworx
Sun May 14, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: May 2017 Incoming
Replies: 16
Views: 652

Re: May 2017 Incoming

Mo, that Sheffield is terrific! Does the alarm/timer actually function?