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stefs wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:23 pm
nbg wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:29 am
^^^^^ I agree about the VFM Paul. :thumbup:

I think the combination of green dial with gilt bits works very well.

Starting off with a strap change for this one.
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I have decided it’s now gone from my previous view of “sell or keep it mint condition, lock it away for years as so few were produced in the six month production run”, to “sod it, I will just wear it”! :)

So that’s another one removed from the potential sale pile. :lol:

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It will be interesting to see how you feel about the mass of this on the wrist after spending so much time with the lovely bb58?
On the bracelet it’s 159g, compared with 138g for the BB58.

Head only 80g vs 68g.

No plans to put it back on the bracelet at the moment. Part of the idea was to give a vintage vibe on a few straps, without having to mess around switching the bracelet on and off the BB58.

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Thunder1 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:21 pm
A chrono to start the day..
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^ A stunner !!!!
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stefs wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:24 pm
Thunder1 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:21 pm
A chrono to start the day..
IWC Portuguese Chrono(1).jpg
Fantastic watch in all of its colour schemes
Thanx!!...GP is a great brand & yours is a great watch..good luck w/ the sale!!..
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Viognier wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:40 pm
Thunder1 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:21 pm
A chrono to start the day..
IWC Portuguese Chrono(1).jpg
^ A stunner !!!!
Well, thank you, sir!!...
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Qubo wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:36 pm
New little project for the new year Image

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Oooh - nice. A "wideboy"? I love the look of (older) datejusts on leather straps.

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Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:57 pm
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How're you likin' your Steiny??.. 8)
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How're you likin' your Steiny??.. 8)
Loving it. How about you and your new HK O39 Vintage?
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^^About my favorite watch of the last dozen or so that I've acquired..I can't believe the WIS world isn't making greater notice of it..oh, well.. :?
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atnits wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:57 pm
Qubo wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:36 pm
New little project for the new year Image

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Oooh - nice. A "wideboy"? I love the look of (older) datejusts on leather straps.
Yes a "wide boy", Datejust reference 1601 (1977). I have a bracelet but need to make up my mind if I will have it refurbished (typical ~80 degrees sag :-) ). Goes with many different kind of straps I think. Aged sympathetically - need some minor TLC that we''ll try to complete during the next few months. Very happy with this addition to the collection.

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Thunder1 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:32 pm
^^About my favorite watch of the last dozen or so that I've acquired..I can't believe the WIS world isn't making greater notice of it..oh, well.. :?
Maybe you should change your signature to say “Ebel and Steinhart....”
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^^Say, are you trying to have me committed to an institution, or what?.. :shock:
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nbg wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:29 am

Starting off with a strap change for this one.
D5061E82-156E-45D6-AACD-BC649A3D3496.jpeg
I have decided it’s now gone from my previous view of “sell or keep it mint condition, lock it away for years as so few were produced in the six month production run”, to “sod it, I will just wear it”! :)

So that’s another one removed from the potential sale pile. :lol:

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Good to see the BBN out Neil. Get it worn, I say.
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Thunder1 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:21 pm
A chrono to start the day..
IWC Portuguese Chrono(1).jpg
Beautiful watch, Chuck :thumbup:
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