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 Post subject: 1950s Borel Cocktail
PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2016 5:05 am 
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I thought I would share one of my wife's and mine favorite watches.

It's a 1950's Ernest Borel Cocktail watch also known as a kaleidoscope because of the two discs that comprise the dial that rotate acting as a seconds counter but more importantly, create a mesemerizing kaleidoscope effect. It uses 2 red pointers to display the hour and minute much like thoses of the Mystery Dial watches

The watch is all original except, triple signed ( dial, crown & movt.) for the band and replacement crystal. It has a 17j Swiss manual wind movement and keeps spot on time.

Here are a few pictures. I do have a short video that shows how wonderful the kaleidoscope effect is. I just haven't been able to figure out how to psot it. if anyone can advise, that would be great.

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 Post subject: Re: 1950s Borel Cocktail
PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2016 10:58 am 
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Mo, if it were one of your favorites as well you would own one of the man's versions :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: 1950s Borel Cocktail
PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2016 1:26 pm 
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SFC wrote:
Mo, if it were one of your favorites as well you would own one of the man's versions :lol:

:lol: :lol: :lol:
I have thought about buying the men's version, but I meant that it's one of my favorite watches that my wife owns.


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 Post subject: Re: 1950s Borel Cocktail
PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2016 9:19 am 
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Mo, that is hilarious


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