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by stryfox
Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: To restore or to not restore? Advice on a special find.
Replies: 2
Views: 149

Re: To restore or to not restore? Advice on a special find.

I prefer restored unless it is clean enough to not warent doing it. However everyone draws that line in a different spot. I can live with patina and age spots. I can not live with damage. Only time I will leave some damage is on military or similar items that tell a story. A dress watch with a big s...
by stryfox
Mon May 28, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 5/27 through 6/2/18?
Replies: 16
Views: 604

Re: WRUW 5/27 through 6/2/18?

760 Thin Thin today
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by stryfox
Sat May 19, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 5-13-18 thru 5-19-18
Replies: 18
Views: 838

Re: WRUW 5-13-18 thru 5-19-18

Stan I'm really liking that one. I have looked at their watches many times. one day I'll get one.
by stryfox
Thu May 10, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 5/6 through 5/12/2018?
Replies: 21
Views: 860

Re: WRUW 5/6 through 5/12/2018?

E series in white.
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by stryfox
Fri May 04, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: FRED'S BOOK: Illinois Watch & Its Hamilton Years - WHO GOT EM... CHECK IN
Replies: 36
Views: 1743

Re: Illinois Watch & Its Hamilton Years-WHO GOT EM... CHECK IN

Mine arrived. I opened the box and the presentation is impressive.
I have been do a bunch of overtime so I am somehow waiting until Sunday to sit down to enjoy them. I’m afraid if I start looking at them I won’t sleep.
by stryfox
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Thrift 433 Dial Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Elgin Thrift 433 Dial Needed

I looked. I don’t have one but obviously Michael does.....
by stryfox
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE
Replies: 76
Views: 8366

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

Also I'm no marketing guy but it looks like you might want to change it from "book" to encyclopedia.
by stryfox
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: FRED'S NEW BOOK IS HERE!!! NEW UPDATE
Replies: 76
Views: 8366

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

I might have to buy a coffee table just to put these on....Can't wait.
by stryfox
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/15 through 4/21/2018?
Replies: 24
Views: 986

Re: WRUW 4/15 through 4/21/2018?

Toady I wearing this Solid Lord Elgin I just completed. It is getting its wrist test. Sadly this one is not mine...Kinda wish it was.
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by stryfox
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: service on 70/761
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: service on 70/761

genejockey is right on this one however I do wear mine often. I have at least 25 examples that I got running good in my keeper selection. Parts are the most difficult thing on these. movements don't come too cheap and usually have issues as gene said.I have piles of movements with the same broken pa...