Tipsy

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  1. Watch of Today

    This one needs some work, love the dial, clean minimal text. Some dials its like they are writing a novel.
  2. Waltham pocket watch.

    According to pocket watch database its a model 1883. https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/waltham/20358779 Nice find for $10. I have something similar, I don't do many pocket watches so this one was fun and different to work on:
  3. My pocket watches

    Nice collection, do you mainly focus on pocket watches then?
  4. Watch of Today

    I should have explained that better. Essentially before I got it, given the history (Scandinavian, aviation, design and horological) I built it up in my mind and it got worse as I serviced it, everything in the movement just seem to be designed so well. But when I put it on my wrist it just cant live up to that impossible image. Onward to a watch that did the opposite. My first impressions of the Alpinist was small and dull. But it really grew on me and the dial/handset combination plays with the light just beautifully. Picture reflects the Swedish weather quite well, grey and cold.
  5. Watch of Today

    Polerouter date, the watch I ruined for myself by hyping it up to much.
  6. Watch of Today

    Seiko "BB 36 tribute" built on a SNK805. Essentially just put on hands+dial and polished top+side.
  7. Hello All

    Hello and welcome, some nice looking watches right there, hope you enjoy the forum!
  8. Watch of Today

    Finished fixing this Gruen Precision with a "Canada hockey dial" yesterday, maybe a common sight over the pond but the first time I've seen one. Movement is a Gruen 03, 25 jewels automatic.
  9. Watch of Today

    The samurai and I got to see the sun for a few moments today.
  10. GUB Glashutte Spezichrone

    Very nice, first time I've seen a Spezichron. I like the sword within the minute hand and the raw look of the movement.
  11. Hello from south Sweden!

    I'm from Skåne. It does seem like more and more Swedes are getting into the watch hobby, in one form or another.
  12. Short history: Got bit by the watch bug summer 2017 Watched way to many review videos etc. on YouTube Stumbled upon watch repair channel by this Mark guy, moved on Dug up my great grandfathers pocket watch, amazed that it would run without any issue How do watches work? and that maybe I could service them? gets stuck in my head Go back and check what that Mark guy was all about Fast forward a bit, I've since serviced a few watches from Certina, Seiko, Rado, Longines, UG and Waltham. Fun bonus is that I've started to take note of movement designs, things I like and things I don't like. Still very new to this hobby and looking forward to the next chapter. Happy to be here!