Non CW of the Day

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That is an early picture. It is the original finish of the brass. It can be kept that way with polishing.
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Bit of a change for Sunday.....
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A new Steiny for me..
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christre wrote:A new Steiny for me..
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Great watch! I picked one up a couple of months back and I just love it. Congrats!!
The hands are just great on this - I have a bit of a dislike for the mercedes hands. Plus the rarity of the original rolex makes the homage totally acceptable to me.

Today I'm wearing my Stowa B-dial flieger:

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Cleaning up the garden and doing dump runs to the recycling centre, out comes the g-shock.
This is the 2nd bezel on this atomic mudman as car maintenance work ate the button protection on the original. Also the crystal has specs of metal embedded from weld splatter and grinding sparks :D

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My oldest one today...

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Newest one today, and very non footy. 45mm x 15mm Ingersoll Scott IN8402 Automatic 35J moonphase calender.

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That's different footy.

Particularly like the double date.

Don't cut off the blood supply to your hand though. :)

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scooter wrote:That's different footy.

Particularly like the double date.

Don't cut off the blood supply to your hand though. :)

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Afternoon scooter.

It looks tighter than it is, was trying to twist the wrist further than its meant to go for the shot :lol:

I took a liking to the watch while walking through Westfields London whilst visiting the family over new year and had some Xmas money to spend, I have been wanting a proper auto moonphase for a while but wasn,t going to spend thousands on one. I like it so far, but you know what i,m like.

How was your Xmas & new year mate.
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I am loving that! Is that real bronze, i.e. Not a pvd coating? I'm not really familiar with the magrette brand.
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Mr_Tickle wrote: I am loving that! Is that real bronze, i.e. Not a pvd coating? I'm not really familiar with the magrette brand.
It's supposed to be bronze, but Magrette mistakenly received cases made of a brass alloy. As such, they have offered refunds and credits for people who want them (I'll be doing that), and they are marketing the remaining watches as Regattare Brass watches. I think they're handling this whole thing rather well.

You can read about it here. http://www.magrette.com/the-timepieces- ... -brass.php
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I did read the brass issue thing a wee while ago. I'm not sure why one would consider keeping a brass case when should be bronze. I may be wrong but brass cases used to be a sign of mass produced cheap plated watch - soviet watches and such.
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Saffy wrote:I did read the brass issue thing a wee while ago. I'm not sure why one would consider keeping a brass case when should be bronze. I may be wrong but brass cases used to be a sign of mass produced cheap plated watch - soviet watches and such.
There are a handful of people on this forum who have them, and I think the split is pretty even in terms of keepers and not. The brass alloy has a touch of lead in it, which is a reason why some people are returning theirs. Me, I would have been okay with keeping mine, but as Magrette is offering, I'll happily take a credit and get something else. Magrette also gave the option of keeping it and getting a 15% discount on your next purchase, which seems like an alright deal in itself.
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Thanks for the info guys. That's a shame for magrette. I do like bronze as a material for a watch case and a bronze watch is def on my list, hoopefully some point this year. Not sure how many manuafcturers are doing it though apart from panarai (bronze ones are a bit expensive) and anonimo (bit ugly). Was starting to think a well designed, reasonably priced, bronze watch was asking too much?
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