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Graziano last won the day on February 9

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  1. Yes it is the enthusiast and collector whom in my view also that is a growing sector keeping the old mechanical watches of yesteryear alive. Thank you for reminding me
  2. Thanks for sharing that, the blue angel citizen turned out very good
  3. Just off the topic of watches for a bit, I have to tell you about the time I closed a door in the school classroom. On the back it said this... If you notice this notice you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.... I will always remember
  4. It may well be a joke anyway as prima aprillis means April fool. Anyway I have a heap of old hairsprings so why not prove it once and for all
  5. I am away from the bench for 10 days. When I get back I will try it out most definitely. There is obviously a lot of variables in handling the hairspring this way that one must learn for it to work. And obviously you would not do this to a bent hairspring. Watch this space..........
  6. Oris is by no stretch considered high-horology or high-end compared to brands such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin or Audemars Piguet. They don't even compare to lower market brands such as Rolex or even Omega but they are Swiss made mechanical watches that deliver both high-quality and value.Plastic is for storage and display purposes so no scratch
  7. Out come the hairspring spares, that's a technique that can be very useful if mastered. Never know I might even end up with enough scrap metal to cash in and buy some new hairsprings
  8. Hi all, has any one tried this method of adjusting the hairspring so that it is concentric. I think it's pretty nifty.
  9. The only apple I own I ate it this morning
  10. Hi oldhippy, your right about the photo but Oris do make that watch today and the seller is offering extended 2 year warranty. Combined with the seller feedback if it is 100 percent. Then that would tell me the seller can be trusted to be selling you the real deal
  11. The Apple Watch outsold the entire Swiss watch industry last year, according to new analysis. What the
  12. You should be able to get the pins for that bracelet from a watch material supplier such as cousins in the uk https://www.cousinsuk.com/ or near where it is you live .There are an assortment of sizes for you to choose from .As far as the links go all I can say is either Seiko themselves or keep an eye on ebay .Hope that helps nice watch buy the way.This is closer to your home https://www.jewelerssupplies.com/watch-band-pressure-pins-1-10mm-assortment-901.031.html
  13. soak in warm, soapy water. Use a cotton swab to remove any debris or discolouration after they’ve had time to soak and leave them out to dry overnight .I let them soak because the silicon is so soft .No chemicals. Get a couple of spares .
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