Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

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sinner777 wrote: Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:59 am Image

Seiko Marvel. Handwind.
The "Nivaflex" on your Seiko (early 1950's?) interested me. It turns out this is a highly complex alloy first produced by Nivarox in the 1930/40s for use in the mainspring - very strong yet flexible.
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They used Swiss components in the early days.

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Vintage tissot seastar. Don’t really know anything about it except that I love wearing it. Am enquiring into getting it serviced because it doesn’t keep great time, but if that can be improved on I envisage wearing this a lot more often
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missF wrote:Vintage tissot seastar. Don’t really know anything about it except that I love wearing it. Am enquiring into getting it serviced because it doesn’t keep great time, but if that can be improved on I envisage wearing this a lot more often
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Love that. I’ve got a really itch for a vintage watch. Down the rabbit hole I go!


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HendrixGreen wrote: Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:31 am Love that. I’ve got a really itch for a vintage watch. Down the rabbit hole I go!
I avoided vintage rabbit holes and bought this one from sales corner. The seller had bought it in Switzerland but didn’t know anything about it. I believe this one may have an omega movement- this according to Gary (gaf1958), who knows his beans!
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missF wrote:
HendrixGreen wrote: Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:31 am Love that. I’ve got a really itch for a vintage watch. Down the rabbit hole I go!
I avoided vintage rabbit holes and bought this one from sales corner. The seller had bought it in Switzerland but didn’t know anything about it. I believe this one may have an omega movement- this according to Gary (gaf1958), who knows his beans!
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c. 1966 Longines for Pidduck...

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^^^wow, never seen that before. I love that dial!
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^^^ That’s a really nice one Sinisa, NOS too it would seem. May I ask the case size? Hand wound I’m assuming?
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Nope

1500K caliber. It's automatic. Date is changed by pulling the crown to third position.

It's small, around 34 mm.

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:clap: Great pickup, assuming this is new for you. We need the full story when you get time. :thumbup:
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Not much to tell. Friend got it in Japan via Yahoo auctions, we traded for something. Watch itself is from early 80ies. Since I don't wear it at all I will probably list it somewhere.

Dial is truly unique.


I also have a 7a28 with original bracelet and original finish, kind of sandblasting.

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And also old Sportsmatic

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That's all for this week. Will be back with more vintage goodies.




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This one is on way to me.

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Picture was borrowed from Omega Forums, but it's same model.

70ies Helvetia with depth gauge in crystal. 44 mm case.
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Kon-Tiki 20 (c. early 70s)

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