The dial design clinched acquisition - the bold minute track . . .
. . . and black hands are appealing, and then some.
There are so many variations of T17-powered references, many of which are attractive, but none so compelling as this one. That it was selected for Omegamania speaks volumes, in my opinion.
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An Ω ref 3635 Marine . . .
. . . finally on my wrist and ready for action. 1942 production or thereabouts; possibly issued to the French market, but not necessarily. The Marine was the 'waterproof' watch in Omega's line-up, powered by a T17 shaped movement. Long fond of this dial i...
Had four winning three-rail shots on the 8, loads of . . .
. . . one-rail shots on object balls, plus a near-miss on a symmetrical four-rail bank. Not to mention half an hour of Motown classics on the jukebox, starting with . . . . . . Eddie Floyd's masterpiece. I mention this because until Thanksgiving Day I tho...
I’ll never live that one down
If I’d grown up in a foreign country, I would know much more about American pop culture than I do now. Let’s just say I was on a different astral plane than most. ...