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First Patek Advice

Hey All - First time poster but long time lurker. I love the passion I see from my fellow collectors on this forum (particulary the Patek forum). I have been collecting for about 7 years now and would like to add some Patek into the mix and was looking fo
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By: Dschmidt91
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MZHammer
1648

I just found out that manual winding caliber 9S has a slip mechanism to prevent overwinding the mainspring

Thus less worry that we could damage the mainspring....cool. i always worry about overwinding my manual watches, since i broke the spring on my moonwatch. The SBGW231 is pure beauty. 37 mm. Manual winding. 70 hour PR. Big crown easy to wind. Old school Lu
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By: hoseachandra
10
Watchlover78
958

My Land, Sea & Air (Space) Collection is Complete!

With the Daytona 116520 and PAM 112 satisfying the land and the sea, I have just recently acquired an excellent condition Speedmaster Pro Moonwatch 3570.50 as the air (space).
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By: Art_Collector
14
Weems@8
436

Best of Balance Wheels

In this "Best of" series, let's be entertained by some of the industry's boldest and wackiest balance wheels. Please help me add in more examples. Cheers! In George Daniels Watchmaking book, he mentioned that larger balance wheels are often more precise -
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By: Cookies
24
BigFatPauli
1212

The new nylon strap fits the 1861..absolutely love Omega's straps and clasps!

Was also informed the new bracelet will fit the 1861 as well... But I still like the moonwatch on Nato or Strap! -D-
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By: dkaleal
7
holdemchamp1225
356

The little bird whispered that the omega tin tin edition is going to be launched at the end of the year…

As story tells Omega could not convince to the owners of the author’s rights to put the name on this model. Except they had finally convinced them and arrived to a convenient deal it won’t be done. By the other hand the Tin Tin was never a good seller. I
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By: Horology75
5
Subexplorer
473

Aventurine

There is something so cool, mysterious, and unique about about Aventurine dials, like on this Omega Speedy Pro Moonphase Moonwatch. And, these are very uncommon.
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By: rremiker
2
Dr No
234

When is it time to stop?

Duration of ownership vs midterm/longterm value. I do ask myself the question do i bail out on some pieces while i can or do i keep it because of 1) sentimentality 2) the perceived notion that it’s a “good investment” 3) “it still makes me smile” 4) vanit
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By: Uncle Chico
18
Ruffian
1867

The WS for the 25th of June - ‘Recenge shopping’ - is live

I love the classic Omega and I’m happy you got your Seiko Spring Drive chrono after such a long hunt and wait, a unique awesome design it is no doubt! Indeed the long lockdown months (9 months) in my Country during 2020 and the return to strong short term
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By: KMII
195
Subexplorer
5002

New Omega Moonwatch. Why I went for the Hesalite version!

... design like the Speedmaster with peace of mind regarding waterproofness, a modern and high tech movement and availability of service and parts. Vintage world is like a mine field with many dangers at finding an absolutely original or correct piece. We
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By: Subexplorer
39
holdemchamp1225
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