A budget vintage watch collection

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  1. Lucky Strike

    Lucky Strike Senior member

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    Oh come on [​IMG] As an owner of a multitude of plebeian mechanical watches, I am honestly interested.
    +1. And Lemanias aren't exactly plebeian in my book. Very underrated watches.
     
  2. Georges5

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    Well some monthes after the biginning these are my modest pour vintage Omega Collection:

    From left to right:

    - Seamaster 600
    - De Ville
    - Seamaster gold filled
    - Constellation gold filled
    - Seamaster gold
    - Seamaster 20 bumper
    - Geneve gold
    - Constellation pie pan gold.


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    +1. And Lemanias aren't exactly plebeian in my book. Very underrated watches.
    Yep. This particular Lemania is one of my "grail" watches.
     
  4. Jake

    Jake Well-Known Member

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    I pester the product photographers where I work[​IMG]

    Heh that would explain it I suppose.
     
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    Yep. This particular Lemania is one of my "grail" watches.

    VERY NICE!

    Old military (and especially air force) watches are my main interest [​IMG]
     
  6. Georges5

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    Last but not least i bought 600 USD this JLC Memovox 1958 gold 18k well working...I like it a lot !...and the awfull ring ! [​IMG]


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    Last but not least i bought 600 USD this JLC Memovox 1958 gold 18k well working...I like it a lot !...and the awfull ring ! [​IMG]


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    Beautifull thread.
     
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    Your Royal Highness George V,

    Where did you go for your watch straps? Atelier du Bracelet Parisien?
     
  10. Georges5

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    Oh Senor member,
    on the pic it"s the "origina"l low price style croco (made in China)....but in fact I bought a brown snake pithon at the Atelier du Bracelet Parisien...bespoke of course !

    Have a good day !
     
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    My two favorite vintage watches, or at least those that I wear the most;

    14K White Gold Le Coultre

    14K Yellow Gold Le Coultre "Pershing"

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    An ebel I bought a year ago. Dont know much about history.

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    got 2 other watches that are vintage but dont have pictures of it atm.
     
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    Jay Gatsby Senior member

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    Just found this via search function. Bump for an awesome thread.
     
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    Omega Seamaster De Ville automatic, gold bezel on steel monocoque case, ca. 1960. Used to be my grandfather's, until he took it in to a shop for repair. The shopkeeper proceeded to tell him that nothing could be done, offered to throw it away for him, and sold him a Timex. He left the watch there. I heard about it a couple of weeks later, drove down to the shop with smoke coming out of my ears, and found the watch, repaired and nicely cleaned up, in the shop's glass counter. I asked to try it on, explained the situation to the man, and told him I would be leaving with the watch. He locked the door and threatened to call the police. I then volunteered to stay and explain the situation to the law, the press and the local chamber of commerce. After an uncomfortable silence, he unlocked the door, and I left.

    This story made me both shake my head and smile, good for you for calling that guy's bluff. I'm at work dealing with someone right now who has the same attitude towards life as that shopkeeper. [​IMG]
     
  15. Fuuma

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    My guess is the early sixties - it's a rather cheap, austere watch, but I like it - it's like something designed by Dieter Rams.

    Yup, looks really good, nice collection.
     

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