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by GJH
Sun Jan 21, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/21-1/27/18
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: WRUW 1/21-1/27/18

Admiral Benson today.

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by GJH
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New Yorker
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: New Yorker

The joy knowing that someone here scored this beauty makes me so happy! I have seen a bunch of these and this is just insanely beautiful. The New Yorker was among the most popular models in the line-up and folks wore them down to the bone. Case wear on the bezel and caseback was very common. This ex...
by GJH
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Sangamo
Replies: 17
Views: 437

Re: Sangamo

This is something I have been saying for years. There are 2 types of collectors, those who kind of "wing it" through the collection process and those who take their time and gain knowledge. With the "getting struck by lightning odds" those who do their homework, always prevail. Simply knowing what i...
by GJH
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/14–1/19/2018?
Replies: 42
Views: 617

Re: WRUW 1/14–1/19/2018?

How cool is that Stan!?!
I love how the PW is held in place by the pressure of the band on the wrist
wild design too!
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by GJH
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/14–1/19/2018?
Replies: 42
Views: 617

Re: WRUW 1/14–1/19/2018?

Speedway 178 Today

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by GJH
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE
Replies: 41
Views: 3006

Re: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE

As I said on FB... This is WONDERFUL Fred! I am sure that this book will be purchased by many libraries and institutions across the country. It is a wealth of historical knowledge and as we all get our copies, we are going to have SO much to talk about here. BIG CONGRATS! This book can't get here so...
by GJH
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: New arrival - couldn't help it
Replies: 15
Views: 341

Re: New arrival - couldn't help it

What actually went on inside Tom's "Watch Brain" Ok, I am retired now I need to get rid of all these extra watches. Wow, I am getting rid of a LOT of watches, this feels weird. I think I need another watch, wait, I am trying to get rid of watches. Oh shiny... look at this new watch. It looks just li...
by GJH
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/7/18-1/13/18
Replies: 46
Views: 904

Re: WRUW 1/7/18-1/13/18

INCREDIBLE Skyway Randy!
You hardly ever see those these days... very nice.

LOVE the font on that E-2!!!
a real beauty!

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by GJH
Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Dial Hall of Shame
Replies: 50
Views: 3573

Re: Dial Hall of Shame

Magpie sent me this beauty and I just HAD to share it... As the kids these days say... You can't UNSEE this! This a rare Diamond special edition from the Illinois Factory on Mars. They must have also made Longines dials at the factory and put "Illinois" under their logo for this special edition. htt...
by GJH
Sat Jan 13, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Show us some Patina...
Replies: 18
Views: 776

Re: Show us some Patina...

What a wonderful Ensign B! Super Patina and always great to see a 'Fred Watch!" That number is perhaps the lowest I have ever seen, wow! The lower numbers left are some of the the ones that Fred still has in his collection and has been reluctant to part with, I am sure. As you and Jim know, Fred has...