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Horological Meandering: I would not trust....

I would not trust a watch without a screw down crown for any swimming. To illustrate my position... Would you trust a watch with a snap back case to go swimming? Not me. Just my two cents. YMMV All the best. HEO
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By: HighEndOne
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WatchTech: Something different

Here is a rare Citizen piece from about 1992. It incorporates a shock sensor to start the chronograph. You slap the face of watch to start and stop the timing. This one ran the Boston Marathon with me twice. Citizen also made Ski and Bike variations. I keep feeding it batteries so it still loves me.
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By: HighEndOne
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Rolex: Our 52nd Anniversary…

Our 52 nd Anniversary… On June 4 th , 1968, my Father presented this watch to me upon my graduation from the 8 th grade, as I was headed to one of the premier boarding schools for high school in the fall. The watch remains with me to this day as a cherished mile-marker of my life. Looking back, I sh
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By: HighEndOne
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TimeOut: We took the flight on Sunday... an update...

Out of 175 total seats, there were about 75 of us on board. That was much more than I expected. (A Southwest Airlines 737 Model 800) The first three rows in front and in the back were roped off. There was no service during the flight other than trash pick up. The middle seats were empty. Many of us
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By: HighEndOne
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Horological Meandering: That's an interesting proposition...

I suppose that ultimately the "Historian" collectors will decide. IMHO, that particular Moon Watch would go beyond the boundaries of Horology. I would have to state that any object that has been to the Moon and back can be called extremely rare and priceless. It should leave the Paul Newman Daytona
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By: HighEndOne
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TimeOut: Thanks for all the replies... I do appreciate it...

Unfortunately, one of my In-Laws has Dementia and this forces us to fly. To say I am worried would be an understatement. Given a choice, I would drive the 1200 miles in a heartbeat. Of course, taking 4 of us (+ a small dog) in a car for that distance, one with Dementia, is not appealing either. I wa
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By: HighEndOne
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