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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by blowfish89 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:41 pm

gaf1958 wrote:my past watches have included Halios, Hamilton, IWC, Jacques Leman, Kemmner, Navigator, Q&Q, Universal Geneve, Wittnauer and Wenger. That's everything but G, Y and Z I believe... and I don't want to buy a Graham Chronofighter. :problem:
Edit: I may, just may, have owned a Yema about a decade or more ago, I just don't have records of it.
G. Gerlach is a good way to do G.

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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by blowfish89 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:42 pm

You should also photograph a group shot if possible.

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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by welshlad » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:31 pm

Awesome. Simply awesome.

As a form of torture, I've tried to decide which one watch is my favourite from your collection. This has not been easy as it is chock full of loveliness. However, if you held a gun to my head I'd have to say the white broadarrow speedmaster with the blue hands and the bespoke blue bezel you've put on it. That is just a perfect watch in my eyes. :thumbup:

However, the white Eterna Kontiki and white Aqua Terra are not far behind. I've clearly got a thing for white dials with blue hands! :cuinlove:
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by gaf1958 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:34 pm

^^ Thanks Steve. Is there another white dialled watch in your future?
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by Lego » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:45 am

Stunning collection, particularly fond of the panda Omegas.

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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by Kip » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:46 am

A very impressive collection. The C9 BDD looks terrific with the bracelet and I love that Longines Spirit as well.

Well done and keep up the great work. :clap:
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by welshlad » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:10 am

gaf1958 wrote:^^ Thanks Steve. Is there another white dialled watch in your future?
Probably! However, I am trying to focus on a silver dial, with blue, charcoal and light grey sub-dials first. Need more will-power! 8-[
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by gaf1958 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:30 am

gaf1958 wrote:^^ Thanks Steve. Is there another white dialled watch in your future?
welshlad wrote:Probably! However, I am trying to focus on a silver dial, with blue, charcoal and light grey sub-dials first. Need more will-power! 8-[
So that would be a Zenith? Try sweet talking Richard. :wink:
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by tempusmaximus » Wed Nov 30, 2016 10:05 am

gaf1958 wrote:the Phenix dial is just the most beautiful colour and is exceedingly hard to get right in photos!
The Phenix is probably one of the best looking vintage watches I have seen , its dial is stunning :thumbup:
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by Thegreyman » Wed Nov 30, 2016 1:39 pm

There are just so many great watches there, it's clearly a collection that has had a lot of time & thought invested into it.

CW - the coloured Kingfishers, C65 LE and C11 MSL/Chronos my favourites
Omega Speedies - wow what a collection, I like the Tin Tin, the brown faced one....them all actually.
Rado - really interesting vintage watch
Panerai - the first one I've seen that a slim wrist (like mine) might get away with, due to dial size/height less than their norm

In conclusion :clap: :respect:
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by Alex r » Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:22 pm

A better selection than some jewellers lol.
Fantastic collection choosing a watch to wear must be a nightmare or do you use a rotational spreadsheet ?
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gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by gaf1958 » Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:27 pm

I tried using a spreadsheet to record what I wore (not to schedule them though) but I lost interest after a couple of months. Too undisciplined :wink:
Choosing is always a matter what I feel like on the day, although I will admit that some days I will put on a watch only to swap it five minutes later as it just doesn't fit my mood for the day. Sometimes it's two or three in a day, sometimes the same watch for a couple of days. Fickleness I believe it's called...
CWL C1+4xC3+7xC6/60+3xC7+C9+C11+7xC60T+5xC65+C70+C600
Omega Ω 7xSpeedy+9xSeamaster+2xConnie+DeVille+Dynamic
Zenith+2xTudor+5xFarer+4xOris+7xMagrette+29xSeiko+9xVtg
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by Pipesmoker » Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:00 pm

That is a cracking collection, good work :thumbup:

The Omega Geneve Dynamic 1973 is the stand out for me, great looking watch
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by missF » Thu Dec 01, 2016 1:00 pm

i'd never seen a speedy with a chocolate dial before - it's beautiful :fondof:
i also agree that you should wear the LLD more often than you do - another favourite of mine
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Re: gaf1958 Nov 2016

Post by golfjunky » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:22 pm

Horrible, they are all horrible...................... :god: :god:
Current collection = Omega Seamaster 2225.80.00, Omega Speedmaster 'Moonphase' 3576.50.00, Seiko SRPB43J1, C60 Trident, Casio G Shock 2327, Garmin Vivoactive

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