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by stryfox
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 7/16 thru 7/22
Replies: 34
Views: 484

Re: WRUW 7/16 thru 7/22

The Everest is a bold piece.
Nice example!
by stryfox
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Going to the National Watch and Clock museum today
Replies: 6
Views: 108

Re: Going to the National Watch and Clock museum today

mrcardigan wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:36 am
I love the look of thrilled excitement on his face :)
Hahahahaha. I didn't even notice. That's so funny.
by stryfox
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 7/16 thru 7/22
Replies: 34
Views: 484

Re: WRUW 7/16 thru 7/22

Oh my!!!!
What on earth did I do!!!
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by stryfox
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Regretting a sale.
Replies: 30
Views: 437

Re: Regretting a sale.

True story since we are sharing funny wife stories. I was sitting on the sofa next to my wife watching TV. I was scrolling through my phone. I stoped took a deep breath and made a sound that would be associated with seeing something breathtaking. My wife turned to me said that better be a woman an n...
by stryfox
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Regretting a sale.
Replies: 30
Views: 437

Re: Regretting a sale.

My wife and son have stolen some of my more modern pieces.
It's a small price to pay to keep the peace.
by stryfox
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Square Lord Elgin Incoming 1940s?
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Square Lord Elgin Incoming 1940s?

I'm pretty sure that's it. I have one. It's a nice model.
The waiting is always the hardest part.
by stryfox
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Square Lord Elgin Incoming 1940s?
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Square Lord Elgin Incoming 1940s?

From the 1951 catalog on the forum here.
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by stryfox
Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Thinline Line
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: Elgin Thinline Line

Yes. I refer to them as thinline sometimes but the other brand doesn't like it. ;)
Hahaha
Nice watch there.
by stryfox
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Regretting a sale.
Replies: 30
Views: 437

Re: Regretting a sale.

diveboy wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:19 pm
hahah glad I can help you out with your "substance abuse" problem and provide a scape goat.

you can't save them all and you can't keep them all, its the ones you let go that let the others stay.
Hahaha. Yes it is you.
I blame you for many of the arrivals.
by stryfox
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Regretting a sale.
Replies: 30
Views: 437

Re: Regretting a sale.

I understand the sentiment here. I see myself as a caretaker. I find some are easier to let go after a while. When they are first completed they are my new favorite any you can't pry it away from me. I try not to count my watches too often but my collection is elgin heavy with over 300 working examp...