Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by StrappedUp » Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:28 am

You've posted some great vintage, but this is my favourite yet! :clap:
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by sinner777 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 8:47 am

Certina in unworn condition

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by Thegreyman » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:45 am

^^^that does look in great condition, the massively overused term "NOS" could really apply in this case.
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by StrappedUp » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:44 am

A small seconds complication that is perfectly sized AND positioned. Don't see that too much nowadays :thumbup:
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by gaf1958 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:28 pm

I like the sixties and seventies Certinas - and that looks to be a great example.
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by tempusmaximus » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:32 pm

I agree with the others , that is a great looking Certina , very nice :thumbup:
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by gaf1958 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:02 pm

A late sixties Omega Dynamic at the beach...

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by Psalty » Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:30 pm

^^^ Interesting Omega. I suppose the division of seconds into fifths on a non-chrono must be more about...well, being "dynamic"? :D
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by gaf1958 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:45 am

Psalty wrote:^^^ Interesting Omega. I suppose the division of seconds into fifths on a non-chrono must be more about...well, being "dynamic"? :D
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The Dynamic had literally dozens and dozens of dials to chose from during its circa five year run. Maybe even more than that... This is one of the more sought after variants, the racing dial. Modelled on a dial that was produced originally for a Speedmaster, it’s only real value on a three handed watch is that it looks, well, cool... Image
This one is an original racing dial too, not one of the repainted ones sold all too frequently on places like eBay.
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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by Boots » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:32 pm

gaf1958 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:02 pm
A late sixties Omega Dynamic at the beach...

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That is gorgeous, and unusual (to me at least). I love it!

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by Boots » Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:35 pm

Here is my Eterna-matic Centenaire "61".

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It seems to have seen very little use in it's 57 odd years. I'll treat it to a better strap soon, although I do find Nato straps very comfortable and convenient.

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by atnits » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:57 pm

Boots wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:35 pm
Here is my Eterna-matic Centenaire "61".

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It seems to have seen very little use in it's 57 odd years. I'll treat it to a better strap soon, although I do find Nato straps very comfortable and convenient.
Lovely condition. :thumbup:

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by Psalty » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:39 pm

gaf1958 wrote:
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:45 am
Psalty wrote:^^^ Interesting Omega. I suppose the division of seconds into fifths on a non-chrono must be more about...well, being "dynamic"? :D
:)
The Dynamic had literally dozens and dozens of dials to chose from during its circa five year run. Maybe even more than that... This is one of the more sought after variants, the racing dial. Modelled on a dial that was produced originally for a Speedmaster, it’s only real value on a three handed watch is that it looks, well, cool... Image
This one is an original racing dial too, not one of the repainted ones sold all too frequently on places like eBay.
Back then, everything was a little contained environment. Lost that with the sapphire crystal.

And here: The bullseye is very attractive, too, Still have it?
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Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

Post by gaf1958 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:05 pm

Psalty wrote:And here: The bullseye is very attractive, too, Still have it?
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The bullseye is gone... :(

Here are *some* of my previous ones... only a very small part of the Dynamic range...

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Another racing dial - but not an original, it’s a redial...

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Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

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