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by brad
Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Discussions
Topic: TimeZone Watch School
Replies: 10
Views: 2036

Re: TimeZone Watch School

i was fortunate enough to make the acquaintance of a local watch maker. he allowed me to sit in his workshop for several months and even gave me rudimentary lessons on watch mechanics and basic repair. the experience was invaluable. collectors in horology are an under-appreciated and extremely valua...
by brad
Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:46 pm
Forum: European Watch Forum
Topic: Eternamatic 1243T, ca. 1950
Replies: 3
Views: 2227

Re: Eternamatic 1243T, ca. 1950

that's a lovely example. congrats.

i wrote up a brief little post about my limited knowledge concerning the brand.

http://www.vintagehamilton.com/forum/vi ... lit=eterna

not much to it, but there a few nice pictures.
by brad
Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Discussions
Topic: My advice
Replies: 30
Views: 7385

Re: My advice

nice. i can see it fitting in with the other watches in your collection.
by brad
Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Discussions
Topic: My advice
Replies: 30
Views: 7385

Re: My advice

GLADIATOR wrote: Do you have the Hamilton that is a hunter style case - that you press at the bottom to flip open??

the flintridge? you aim high, i'll give you that. do you have several thousands of dollars in your mattress?
by brad
Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Discussions
Topic: My advice
Replies: 30
Views: 7385

Re: My advice

over the last few years i have sold a handful of watches on ebay. my disclaimer is as rude and horrible as i can make it. i tell potential buyers that they are insane for even looking at my listing. i tell them old watches are a sickness and that anyone with any sense should stay away. if it's runni...
by brad
Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: how rare is this Omega ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2782

Re: how rare is this Omega ?

yeah, re-dialed for sure.
by brad
Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a solicitation of opinions, please
Replies: 30
Views: 7199

Re: a solicitation of opinions, please

all right. here we go. a little better.

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i know it won't be to everyone's tastes, but so far, i love it.
by brad
Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a solicitation of opinions, please
Replies: 30
Views: 7199

Re: a solicitation of opinions, please

sorry to revive an old, uninteresting thread, but...i found a band i liked. a used forstner komfit. and indeed it is comfortable. http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k275/sidkroft/0219130857b_zps726ef776.jpg good lord, that's a bad picture. the lighting in my office is terrible, and the photographer s...
by brad
Tue Feb 19, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: jeweller with a question
Replies: 21
Views: 5129

Re: jeweller with a question

dmhmaestro wrote:I knew you are going to react this way...
hmm. what's the name for posters on forums who say something when they know it's going to anger the members of that forum? it's right on the tip of my tongue...