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Post pics of your watches Part II *Please NO QUOTING PHOTOS*

  • 24-10-2020 4:33pm
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    Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 59,183 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Wibbs


    And we're onto a new thread... Here's to the next 10,000. My first post in the last thread featured this watch I'm wearing today as it happens so seemed appropriate. :)

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    Rejoice in the awareness of feeling stupid, for that’s how you end up learning new things. If you’re not aware you’re stupid, you probably are.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 17,840 ✭✭✭✭ Ads by Google


    NIMAN wrote: »
    Ads,

    Thats fantastic, and I'm not sure whether its just nostalgia or not, but from my memory it looks just like the watch I had through my teens.

    Do you know the model number of it?
    Is it a re-issue Casio have done? Or an actual vintage watch?

    It's a A159WA-N1. Don't really know much about it to be honest but I think it's just a watch that keeps on getting produced.. It reminds me a lot of a Casio I had when I was young but I can't be fully sure. Just liked it more than the others today.


  • Registered Users Posts: 16,630 ✭✭✭✭ cnocbui


    I have a perpetual calendar Citizen Eco-Drive, if that counts - probably not..

    It's my NO watch.

    It is such a joy for a lazy sod like me to not have to ever do anything with it except put it on. No battery, No winding, No setting the date, No setting the time, except for blo​ody daylight saving BS. Even then, it's got a recessed button on the side you hold in for several seconds too long then flick the crown left or right and like magic, the hands speed up like a time lapse video and it advances or retards precisely one hour. Useful for changing time zones.

    It's water proof and the case and strap are titanium so No corrosion and No need to take it off if I want to get wet.


  • Registered Users Posts: 16,630 ✭✭✭✭ cnocbui


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  • Registered Users Posts: 16,630 ✭✭✭✭ cnocbui


    And then I realized I had messed up, because after summoning the courage to try and open the back, I decided the case needed a swim - in the ultrasonic cleaner.

    After It's swim, it looked a bit different and thats when I relized I had stuffed up and should have taken the photos after I had cleaned the case, and mopped some bits off the dial.

    So here it is taking a swim (taken with my phone):

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    And, voila.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 946 ✭✭✭ TheRepentent


    That is seriously cool


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,599 ✭✭✭ Cyclingtourist


    Perpetual motion

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,237 ✭✭✭ Fitz II


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,163 ✭✭✭ dinorebel


    ^ Best looking Rolex IMO.


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,083 ✭✭✭✭ Birneybau


    dinorebel wrote: »
    ^ Best looking Rolex IMO.

    I'd really love one myself.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,012 ✭✭✭ njburke


    Snap! Cycling Tourist.
    It did miss the radio update last night so I needed to jump an hour this morning. Well featured watch for the price, my only ana-digi.
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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,456 ✭✭✭ Lorddrakul


    Well, it just so happens, that as I was doing a bit of DIY, I decided the 7750 wasn't the best tool for the job.
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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,872 ✭✭✭ hitemfrank


    dinorebel wrote: »
    ^ Best looking Rolex IMO.

    I couldn't agree more. Wearing mine today too.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,599 ✭✭✭ Cyclingtourist


    Best looking Seiko IMO

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,237 ✭✭✭ Fitz II


    Is that a fertility totem there cyclingtourist?


  • Registered Users Posts: 574 ✭✭✭ IrishPlayer


    Hope everyone is well this Sunday

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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,599 ✭✭✭ Cyclingtourist


    Fitz II wrote: »
    Is that a fertility totem there cyclingtourist?

    No, it's a carving of a guy who's just lost his Milgauss.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 59,183 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Wibbs


    Hope everyone is well this Sunday
    Yay! 1930's pilot's watches unite! :D

    Rejoice in the awareness of feeling stupid, for that’s how you end up learning new things. If you’re not aware you’re stupid, you probably are.



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,113 ✭✭✭ redlead


    Best looking Seiko ]

    I agree, it's a smashing watch that has really grown on me. The cost of them has shot up over the last couple of years too. Youd probably make money on it. I definitely thinks it looks best on brown leather if I had the choice.

    Check out the timeless watch channels video on it up some ski resort. You'll love it even more !


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,599 ✭✭✭ Cyclingtourist


    redlead wrote: »
    I agree, it's a smashing watch that has really grown on me. The cost of them has shot up over the last couple of years too. Youd probably make money on it. I definitely thinks it looks best on brown leather if I had the choice.

    Check out the timeless watch channels video on it up some ski resort. You'll love it even more !

    Yes I've seen his videos, the guy's got taste.

    The watch has gone up a bit but not a huge amount. I won't be selling anyway.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 59,183 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Wibbs


    redlead wrote: »
    I agree, it's a smashing watch
    +1. It's in that lovely zone where it doesn't copy or "homage" anyone else, yet has hints of all sorts of watch design going right back to Trench watches, but still looks current. That is not an easy trick to pull off, but Seiko did it.

    Rejoice in the awareness of feeling stupid, for that’s how you end up learning new things. If you’re not aware you’re stupid, you probably are.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 17,840 ✭✭✭✭ Ads by Google


    What's the Seiko model? Looks great.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,095 ✭✭✭ scwazrh


    hitemfrank wrote: »
    I couldn't agree more. Wearing mine today too.

    SNIP

    If anyone is selling one of these in the near future please let me know. simply stunning watch and very unique with the green glass


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 58,892 CMod ✭✭✭✭ unkel


    scwazrh wrote: »
    If anyone is selling one of these in the near future please let me know. simply stunning watch and very unique with the green glass


    There's only two on the forum. And they are not going anywhere! :)

    Always several for sale on chrono24, you might have to go there to get one for reasonable money (think €7k for a goodun with box and papers)

    "Wind is Ireland's oil" - An Taoiseach, 25/05/2022



  • Registered Users Posts: 1,599 ✭✭✭ Cyclingtourist


    What's the Seiko model? Looks great.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,332 ✭✭✭ Keyzer


    Speedy Sunday

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,237 ✭✭✭ Fitz II


    Keyzer wrote: »
    Speedy Sunday

    Nice suits a nato well. The moonwatch really does photograph well.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 59,183 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Wibbs


    Keyzer wrote: »
    Speedy Sunday
    Fantastic watch K, and still my go to recommendation if a non watch nutter asks me "cos you seem to know about watches" what's a good watch for life. The standard non special edition Speedy is it. You really can't go wrong. And like Fitz says they work on a nato, leather or bracelet. For casual or formal too.

    Rejoice in the awareness of feeling stupid, for that’s how you end up learning new things. If you’re not aware you’re stupid, you probably are.



  • Registered Users Posts: 7,249 ✭✭✭ 893bet


    Keyzer wrote: »
    Speedy Sunday

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    Nice photo. I like looking a speedmaster pics. Just not on my wrist sadly.


    (Also today is Monday)


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,237 ✭✭✭ Fitz II


    Wibbs wrote: »
    Fantastic watch K, and still my go to recommendation if a non watch nutter asks me "cos you seem to know about watches" what's a good watch for life. The standard non special edition Speedy is it. You really can't go wrong. And like Fitz says they work on a nato, leather or bracelet. For casual or formal too.

    In cars when somebody ask you whats a good sports car you say if your broke a MX5 and if your rich a M3. In watches its a seiko SKX or a speedy. Timeless watch channel did a good video on the speedy and why it photographs well, with my new found interest in photographing watches I find everything being said to be pure true.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYdkzaOwhLo&t=9s&ab_&ab_channel=TheTimelessWatchChannel_channel=TheTimelessWatchChannel


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,599 ✭✭✭ Cyclingtourist


    Keyzer wrote: »
    Speedy Sunday

    Shouldn't that be Moonwatch Monday?


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