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by mrtoad
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1872

Re: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

Wednesday's watch is an Illinois "Major" in green:

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by mrtoad
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: New review of Fred Friedberg's book
Replies: 0
Views: 589

New review of Fred Friedberg's book

The November-December 2018 issue of the NAWCC Watch and Clock Bulletin just came today: Bruce Shawkey has a review of Fred Friedberg's book on Illinois, starting on p. 542. He gives a good summary of all five volumes and why, if you're a collector of any kind of American watches, you really need thi...
by mrtoad
Sun Oct 28, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 1872

Re: WRUW 10/28 through 11/3/2018?

My watch for Sunday was my father's Hamilton "Emerson":

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by mrtoad
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?
Replies: 21
Views: 2039

Re: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?

Namespetra, that's an interesting Vantage. Some of those budget Hamiltons don't have much character, but that one does, particularly with the numbered seconds track. (I have a couple of their electrics with modified 505 movements and find them attactive.)

Grumpy, the Caribbean is really special!
by mrtoad
Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?
Replies: 21
Views: 2039

Re: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?

Monday's watch was one of my standbys, an Omega quartz day/date:

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by mrtoad
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?
Replies: 21
Views: 2039

WRUW 10/21 through 10/27/2018?

For church this morning, I wore an Elgin E-1 in white gold. The bracelet is a vintage B&N in sterling.

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by mrtoad
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?
Replies: 15
Views: 1578

Re: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?

Wearing an Elgin "Dante:

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GreenBay, that's a great CLD!
by mrtoad
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?
Replies: 15
Views: 1578

Re: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?

Monday's watch was a Hamilton "Putnam":

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by mrtoad
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?
Replies: 15
Views: 1578

Re: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?

For Sunday, my choice was a Hamilton "Gemini" electric:

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by mrtoad
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?
Replies: 15
Views: 1578

WRUW 10/14 through 10/20/2018?

Grumpyguy was actually first today but put his Elgin Thornton on the end of last week's thread: Tonight, a 54 Lord Elgin Thorton http://grumpyguyinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/IMG_7496-e1513654576663.jpg http://grumpyguyinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/IMG_7492.jpg I'm fond of the Thornton, so...