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I thought I would post a shot of my entire collection of watches and pocket watches. The picture is not great but hopefully it conveys what my ethos on collecting watches is which is diversity. I love all forms of horology and can get as passionate about my humble Timex easy reader as I can about my Air King for they all mean something different to me. 

 

 

I hope you like the watches and if you want to see better shots of any then let me know and I will post better pictures on this thread.

 

So! Top row are: John Forrest Lever Fusee Sterling silver pocket watch made in 1894, Next to it an Omega Canadian market pocket watch in Nickel silver made in 1916

 

Main row left to right are:

 

Archer Watches Sterling ( Hand made in Canada)

 

Timex Easy Reader

 

Bulova Accutron (1971)

 

Rolex Air King (114200)

 

Birks ( Canadian equivalent of Tiffany's or Mappin & Web) branded Fortis Manual wind (circa 1970's)

 

Cathode Corner Nixie watch (As worn by Steve Wozniak of Apple Computers fame)

 

Sekonda manual wind (made in the Poljot #1 factory Moscow late 1970's)

 

Cartier Tank (mid 1970's)

 

Bulova American Clipper (1937)

 

Election Chronometer (Mid 1930's)

 

And last but not least, Casio G shock mudman.

 

Hope you like my humble collection. I get a huge amount of satisfaction wearing all of them and new or old they all get lots of wrist or pocket time!

 

Thanks for looking.

 

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Thanks Roger, you know the craziest thing? I completely forgot the other three! I will add photos later but I also have a Tissot T touch and two Citizens, a 2100 and an all black stiletto! You know when you have too many when you forget to add three lovely ones!

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What a lovely diverse collection.

Your ethos is very similar to mine, I too have a lot watches with different movements and looks. I'm just amazed at how many variations on a theme that there is in horology, I particularly like chronograph movements with added complications. That said, I like the outside of a watch to be uncluttered and easy to read.

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