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Horological Meandering: No tequila? . . .

. . . hmmm ;-) . . .
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By: Dr No
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Horological Meandering: Same here, and curious . . .

. . . as to which model it is. Kinda looks like a 99.1 with an in-house dial, but unsure . . .
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By: Dr No
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TimeOut: Saw the news this morning on BBC . . .

. . . and went straight to Youtube. The real Ace of Bass What a voice . . . no one went that low and maintained tonal purity other than Bill Medley. A loss for our generation . . .
9h
By: Dr No
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Omega: The differences between them . . .

. . . are most intriguing, Nicolas. Crystal, location of circled 'T' (which stands for Tritium, I believe), and absence of Omega engraving on one. (Both have British military engraving, but one has a back machined to remove Omega's engraving.) My sense is they're from two different production runs,
9h
By: Dr No
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Omega: +1! . . .

. . . and, as they say, a picture's worth a thousand words ;-) . . .
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By: Dr No
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Omega: In all my years of following Omega, I'd never seen a ref 2494 . . .

. . . quite like this one. Rose gold bezel and dial furniture on a steel case: highly unusual. Chronometer rating: even more so. Cal 35 2 ? Practically unique. I've come across one (or possibly two) cal 352 ref 2494s in the past, but none as exquisite as this, decked out in rose gold. Most 2494s are
3d
By: Dr No
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Omega: I've seen a black ref 2179 online . . .

. . . with steel leaf hands. To the best of my knowledge, the US military order spanned production runs /2 thru /6 . I've never seen any 2179 marked /1 . But I have seen a handful of 2179 casebacks without a slash. The black 2179, as well as a few others with divergent design attributes, was one of
3d
By: Dr No
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Automotive: Just performed a Google search . . .

. . . and found a Hot Rod article on the Cammer. Apparently, Ford wasn't able to use the SOHC for NASCAR precisely because it wasn't available in a production car. So they turned their investment towards the NHRA. Seems like the main reason it wasn't as successful as Chrysler's 426 Hemi is that the
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By: Dr No
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