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Hi all

Just joined and amazed at such a creative and inspiring site.

I have been a watchmaker for 21 years and really pleased to have found this site. I have found that no matter how long you've been in the trade - there is still much to learn.

I thought I'd post a couple of pics of a watch that I have just completed.

I have been after one of these for about 15 years (one that I could recondition myself)

Really happy with how it ended up.

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Now that is the type of watch I like and enjoy restoring, excellent quality with a bit of history. B)

On behalf of the members I would like to thank you for your kind words regarding the forum. Mark who runs the site has indeed started something very special.

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Welcome Kevin,

 

 

do realise, don't you, that all new members have to contribute a watch to a Senior Member on joining the Forum?

 

By the way, the above is not true: it is "one to each" senior member. I just thought a correction was in order in view of the nice watch. :)

 

Cheers,

 

Bob

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Welcome to the forum Kevin.

Don't listen to Will and Bob, they have succumb to a horrifying horological mental illness: Will's condition is full blown chronic, and Bob is showing the first frightening stages of this symptom.  We've tried medication, and even a forum intervention session: where we threatened to make them wear cheap Chinese watches with a complete plastic gear train ... but sadly without success :(

 

All we ask is that you keep beautiful and exotic watches away from them until a cure is found ... and we thank-you for your understanding with this tragic situation. ;)

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I will not miss this opportunity to introduce myself in this forum as well.

I have changed batteries and pins for more than six years, only now after all this time i was actually starting a deeper study on watches, a month ago I reviewed my first vintage automatic watch, a 46941 Orient, i am starting today in forum and hope to do it for many years.

One doubt, i have 23 years, has anyone on forum youngest than me? ;D

Greetings from Brazil and sorry for my english.

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has anyone on forum youngest than me?

Well definitely not me! :(

A very warm welcome from Scotland Icarus, I wish I was twenty three again and staring off on horology. I'm looking forward to seeing what you get up to in horology in the coming months. :)

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I will not miss this opportunity to introduce myself in this forum as well.

I have changed batteries and pins for more than six years, only now after all this time i was actually starting a deeper study on watches, a month ago I reviewed my first vintage automatic watch, a 46941 Orient, i am starting today in forum and hope to do it for many years.

One doubt, i have 23 years, has anyone on forum youngest than me? ;D

Greetings from Brazil and sorry for my english.

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Welcome from California, Icarus. This is a great forum with knowledgeable and helpful people.

Sorry, I don’t qualify for younger than 23. I'm 2x23.[emoji15]

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