The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

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This...got from Germany to Norfolk in 48 hours and has spent 5 days trying to cover 15 miles, thanks to global ****-up over delivery address by (one or more of) 3 companies! :evil:

"Hopefully" now arriving tomorrow. Bunny not happy.

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I'm sorry Steve but this made me chuckle. Only because it reminded me of a time that a package reached me from Dubai in 23 hours and at the same time it took my work 14 days to take a box up two flights of stairs.
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Ebels are a lot like women that lack a lowcut dress that zips up the side..neither gets the love that they deserve..
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"Small fry" compared to some in this thread but this one has my attention. Currently a 43mm which is too much for my skinny wrist but they're saying a 39mm is currently in the works for release 4th quarter. Dead keen.
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^^^^^very nice. Looks like quite a flawless design blend of an Aqua Terra and a Royal Oak.
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Yeah. In other colour-ways even more so. Somehow some Nautilus as well. I guess nearly everything has similarities somewhere or other, but this is its own thing I think.
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This Omega Seamaster is well beyond what I've ever spent on a watch, but this thread asked about dreams so...

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Ebels are a lot like women that lack a lowcut dress that zips up the side..neither gets the love that they deserve..
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Dreaming green...
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blowfish89 wrote:Dreaming green...
I’ve admired the various green Mosers for some time, but the Bucherer is gorgeous too. Historically, they’ve had some interesting stuff over the decades; this is no exception, with some interesting complications... :thumbup:
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gaf1958 wrote:
blowfish89 wrote:Dreaming green...
I’ve admired the various green Mosers for some time, but the Bucherer is gorgeous too. Historically, they’ve had some interesting stuff over the decades; this is no exception, with some interesting complications... :thumbup:
The Bucherer also has an amazing movement in this case, with a peripheral rotor!
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blowfish89 wrote:
gaf1958 wrote:
blowfish89 wrote:Dreaming green...
I’ve admired the various green Mosers for some time, but the Bucherer is gorgeous too. Historically, they’ve had some interesting stuff over the decades; this is no exception, with some interesting complications... :thumbup:
The Bucherer also has an amazing movement in this case, with a peripheral rotor!
Now that IS cool. Display back, I hope, to make the most of it...
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Peripheral rotor....not exactly sure who first developed it, possibly Carl Bucherer, or when, but one of the best developments in recent history imo. Also being used by VC and Bulgari. :thumbup: :thumbup:
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The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

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watchaholic wrote:Peripheral rotor....not exactly sure who first developed it, possibly Carl Bucherer, or when, but one of the best developments in recent history imo. Also being used by VC and Bulgari. :thumbup: :thumbup:
Not sure if it was the first, but Citizen had one in the sixties and seventies - the Jet. A friend of mine owned one, which is how I first heard about them. He said that the winding wasn’t as efficient as a conventional rotor and it would often require “topping up” with a few hand winds daily.

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Edit: an additional photo and an info link. Also, they were made only in the sixties, not the seventies as I originally stated.

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