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  1. #1
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    Any AOS'ers into watches?

    I like a watch that ticks so I have a couple of quartz models and only one auto.

    I'd be interested to see what other members have, I'd imagine the same discerning taste that draws people to good hifi and music might also result in a decent watch or two.

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    A Rolex Oyster given to me as a 21st birthday present by my parents. And a Bulova Accutron with a rectangular watch face and black leather strap, that I only wear with my DJ when the occasion arises.
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    A Longines, Omega, Maurice Lacroix, Seiko and a Swatch. I think I even have a Casio some place.

    As you can see all high end quality.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    A Rolex Oyster given to me as a 21st birthday present by my parents.
    Respect, Barry. That's a very nice thing. What type of strap is on it and what colour is the face? Some pics of the watch would be good, as there are various different types of ROs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    Respect, Barry. That's a very nice thing. What type of strap is on it and what colour is the face? Some pics of the watch would be good, as there are various different types of ROs

    Marco.

    Yep, pics are definitely what this thread needs

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    Respect, Barry. That's a very nice thing. What type of strap is on it and what colour is the face? Some pics of the watch would be good, as there are various different types of ROs
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post


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    Speedmaster. Coveted one for ages and got one as a wedding present. Worn it every day since.

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    Several American pocket watches varying ages going back to 1880's
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    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    Several American pocket watches varying ages going back to 1880's
    I might say they all still work and keep pretty good time in general although are in need of a service. The Elgin B.W. Raymond Pocket Watch movement cost $35 in 1888 plus case of choice. a fair amount and a very nice big watch. My favorite, and I bought it from a US collector many years ago who was needing money to do up his oldsmobile classic car
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