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by Movintage
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is Discussing Fakes Condoning It?
Replies: 25
Views: 1378

Re: Is Discussing Fakes Condoning It?

I work for a music company so am well aware of the impact of piracy and how so many I knew lost their positions because of it. Did you watch the Defiant ones one HBO, it's gets into how the whole music industry was wiped out because of the internet and Napster. Nookster, must be another HBO series ...
by Movintage
Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin “celestial zodiac” day and night
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Elgin “celestial zodiac” day and night

Now you're just showing off - seriously, great pickup and I'm :mrgreen: with envy
by Movintage
Wed Jul 12, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Interesting Links
Topic: The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition
Replies: 0
Views: 287

The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition

If you're in NYC, this is a wonderful opportunity! Actually IMO, a once in a lifetime open :D Patek Philippe partners with Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club for The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition New York New York, NY – Patek Philippe is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Kips Bay Boys and Gir...
by Movintage
Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Timegrapher app
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: Timegrapher app

Like Stryfox, I use a timegrapher on my workbench but have always wanted to try an app. Diveboy, your using the app in the field for a pre-buy IMHO is brilliant! I do have a question. In the screenshots of both apps, I'm seeing the measurements for bph and beat error, but I don't see the reading for...
by Movintage
Mon May 29, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Rolex Watch Forum
Topic: Small Rose Designation on Tudors
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Re: Small Rose Designation on Tudors

I could be mistaken but I believe the difference is not in the size of the Rose but between the early Tudor Rose & Shield emblem and just the later Rose emblem without the shield. When "The Tudor" brand was transferred back to Hans Wilsdorf in 1936, the Tudor Dynasty Rose within a shield was inscrib...
by Movintage
Thu May 11, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Rolex Watch Forum
Topic: Spider Dial - effect on price
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: Spider Dial - effect on price

The saying goes, " beauty is in the eye of the beholder" and the same goes for collectors. IME, the Rolex " spider" dial which actually was from a finish flaw ( lacquer cracking) isn't a universally coveted aspect for Rolex collectors. For those that do hunt & collect these flawed dials, a premium p...
by Movintage
Wed May 10, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Modern Watch Forum
Topic: Opinions on Steinhart ocean blue?
Replies: 15
Views: 1013

Re: Opinions on Steinhart ocean blue?

WOW, that's so interesting. You know, if a buyer of this model wanted, he/she could have a very good position with Steinhart for getting a discount on the purchase price. There could be a substantiated false advertising claim. After all, Steinhart's website advertises and displays a watch containing...
by Movintage
Tue May 09, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Modern Watch Forum
Topic: Opinions on Steinhart ocean blue?
Replies: 15
Views: 1013

Re: Opinions on Steinhart ocean blue?

stryfox, you're right. IMO the Soprod A10 is a very good movt however, you might want to look over your watchs, secs because unless I'm reading it wrong, there's an ETA 2892 A2 Top inside. Below is from the Steinhart description . The sporty exclusiveness of the Ocean One PREMIUM Blue makes it stand...
by Movintage
Tue May 09, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Modern Watch Forum
Topic: Opinions on Steinhart ocean blue?
Replies: 15
Views: 1013

Re: Opinions on Strinhart ocean blue?

Hi stryfox and congratulations again on purchasing a fine watch! As I'm sure you know, the ETA 2892 A2 comes in 4 grades, Standard, Elabore, Top and Chronometer. Your Ocean One Blue ( Smurf) is a Top grade with 5 adjusted positions. The daily rate for the Top grade is a maximum of +/- 4 s/d. The max...