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TimeOut: I don’t know, sorry, but I would assume so

I was just captivated by his analysis. Converting to WPS lingo we get: 1. Just tell me the time 2. Thanks for the time; BTW Is that a quartz watch? Or do you have to wind it? 3. So you are telling me Spring Drive is a mechanical watch up to the escapement where it turns into a sort of kinetic-powere
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By: cazalea
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TimeOut: If you are not a watchmaker, don't worry about it!

I saw this interesting explanation of retirement benefits in the USA, and the author used a clock or watch maker as his example: There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who just want to know the time and those who want to take the watch apart to see how it works. Most of us fall into the f
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By: cazalea
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I love it Robin

The date doesn't bother me on this watch, the blue and cream take all my attention. Mike
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By: cazalea
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Horological Meandering: I'm like the Riddler

Some long-term, some buying but not much selling lately. I do need to whittle down the fleet though. I give away watches sometimes, or trade, to people who will be a good home for them. Cazalea
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By: cazalea
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Independents: I took one of those apart

I can't remember the issue it had, but the fix was simple and it was a lovely piece. Cazalea
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By: cazalea
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Seiko: No because the crown adjustment for date would still be there

They have to take that out, etc etc
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By: cazalea
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Independents: A watch is such a complex item that these brief terms are not helpful

I’ll bet We can’t narrow down hand made in less than 1000 words. It’s splitting hairs. For example, my drill and lathe are operated by a foot pedal. Are the components I drill and turn “hand made”? Does the box have to be hand-made? Does the booklet have to be hand-lettered? Does the cow/alligator f
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By: cazalea
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Seiko: Thanks for sharing your watch with us

and congratulations on doing the capacitor swap yourself. I will look around and see if I can find any bezels. I hope your post doesn't get drowned in all this Seiko activity today! Cheers, Mike
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