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by nbg
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: What are you drinking right now....?
Replies: 2435
Views: 173660

Re: What are you drinking right now....?

Enjoying a Wharfedale blonde.
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Neil
by nbg
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Rolex: OP39 v Explorer1
Replies: 30
Views: 1295

Re: Rolex: OP39 v Explorer1

^^^^^ I think Rolex started using chromalight in 2008. As with many things Rolex related they didn’t switch to chromalight on all models straight away. It seems that for some models it took a few years before the switch, although I think it was introduced straight away on new models. The 39mm Explor...
by nbg
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FLE #8 design submissions
Replies: 395
Views: 9947

Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Could we have the blue Hombre dial on the Dartmouth? Christopher Ward logo at 12 Indented or applied twin flags at 6 (not sure if it has to be one or the other on the Hombre) Keep hour and minute markers as they are on the standard model? IF THE HOMBRE DIAL CAN ONLY BE USED ON A TRIDENT PLEASE ACCE...
by nbg
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 53268
Views: 2292814

Re: Non CW of the Day

It was sunny ☀️ when I went for a stroll this morning to watch the local Red Kites, Buzzards and Kestrel enjoying themselves.
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Neil
by nbg
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FLE #8 design submissions
Replies: 395
Views: 9947

Re: FLE #8 design submissions

Devarika Woulf wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:23 am
That's... uh... a lot of blue there! :lol: 8-[
Agreed Joseph - they all look the same! :lol:

Neil
by nbg
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 53268
Views: 2292814

Re: Non CW of the Day

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Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FLE #8 design submissions
Replies: 395
Views: 9947

Re: FLE #8 design submissions

A Dartmouth GMT looks good, but... there’s a practical problem with the un-numbered dial. The GMT hand rotates once per 24hrs and you need to be able to read off which hour it has just passed. In the images above the GMT hand is between the 4 & 5 hour batons, but what hour is that on a 24hr GMT sca...
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 53268
Views: 2292814

Re: Non CW of the Day

Boydesian wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:08 pm
nbg wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:04 am
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Neil
I really like that band. Who made it?
It’s an Omega one. Not sure of the reference number, but it’s the strap that originally came with the Snoopy Speedmaster. I understand that most Omega ADs are prepared to order them.

Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Guess where this is thread....
Replies: 435
Views: 12680

Re: Guess where this is thread....

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:32 pm
^^Spot on! :D

Not a real border post now, but they keep it for the tourists.
I used my powers of deduction! :)

I know a chap who often holidays in Cyprus. Noted the Greek flag and colour scheme. Thought border post, divided island. Border through Nicosia. Bingo.

Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Guess where this is thread....
Replies: 435
Views: 12680

Re: Guess where this is thread....

My wild guess. Cyprus somewhere along the border. Probably in Nicosia. Taken from the Greek side. :)

Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 53268
Views: 2292814

Re: Non CW of the Day

gaf1958 wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:27 am
^^^ Very nice Neil, but you’ve allowed some colour to creep in at the edges of the photo.... :wink:
Ah yes. Good point. A quick update then. :)
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Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: What do you think of these watches?
Replies: 1
Views: 113

Re: What do you think of these watches?

IIRC the Port Royal was available in a few different dial configurations. It would probably help if you are able to post pics of the three specific watches that you are looking at. :thumbup:

Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 53268
Views: 2292814

Re: Non CW of the Day

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Neil
by nbg
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FLE #8 design submissions
Replies: 395
Views: 9947

Re: FLE #8 design submissions

I reckon that this is the best so far :thumbup:
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Closely followed by any of the other Dartmouth variants with Rose/Bronze indices and hands, using the above 5 minute marker bezel and green or red gradient dial.

Neil
by nbg
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Fine Watch Club - New Norwich Store
Replies: 16
Views: 548

Re: Fine Watch Club - New Norwich Store

I don’t think I have ever seen a preowned dealers website with such hyperbole. I hadn’t realised there were quite so many fine investment watches out there. Plenty of other apparent BS as well. Not sure of the pricing of the Omega models, as I haven’t really looked at vintage Omega pricing recently....