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Like anything mechanical, it needs to stay clean and oiled.  The oil can get old, so a clean and re-oiling should be enough.  I'm just finishing a '67 Viscount myself.  Over time, the winding weight can break off its mounting hub if the hub area got wet and rust starts to form.  Unlike your work on the 70's automatic, everything on this 60's automatic comes out the back.

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Here is my contribution to the “Watch of the Day”. My Citizen Quartz Calculator GN-4W-S 4-096673 TA (1978+-).  I have seen it referred to as the Holy Grail of Citizens Calculator watches. I don’t know about that, but I do enjoy the watch. Something I stumbled onto while searching & purchasing Pulsar P2 watches.

Sadly, the crystal was hit at the 4 o’clock position, but still fun to wear.

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Here is my contribution to the “Watch of the Day”. My Citizen Quartz Calculator GN-4W-S 4-096673 TA (1978+-).  I have seen it referred to as the Holy Grail of Citizens Calculator watches. I don’t know about that, but I do enjoy the watch. Something I stumbled onto while searching & purchasing Pulsar P2 watches.
Sadly, the crystal was hit at the 4 o’clock position, but still fun to wear.
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I had one of those for a while. If I'd known it was the "holy grail" I would have asked more when I sold it
Like yours, mine had a knock to the crystal - but at around 9 o'clock.


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LCD watches are cool.In a retro funky sort of way.I have an LED one laying about as well as An LCD or two. The biggest advantage was that the LCD was always on and didn't eat batteries.but now forget about it.I can hardly read the numbers..my arms are too short.

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Today it's time for a vintage Girad-Perregaux from the 60's to see the light after months in the display.
Seems a service is in the pipe too, but it still runs like a charm.
This watch is powerd by a Girad Perregaux Caliber 26 humping around in 21600 A/h.

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9 hours ago, HSL said:

Today it's time for a vintage Girad-Perregaux from the 60's to see the light after months in the display.
Seems a service is in the pipe too, but it still runs like a charm.
This watch is powerd by a Girad Perregaux Caliber 26 humping around in 21600 A/h.

 

 

Its really nice. I love the timeless design of the sub second Girard Perregaux. I have had a few and they're always on heavy rotation in my collection. Right now I just have one, and its powered by the venerable GP 03 caliber. I'm not wearing this today but I have a photo nonetheless!

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Wehrmann Suisse.. a quite anonymous watch from the dial side  but when you turn it around.......

A missile launcher powered by a AS 1130, a backside like that must make even James Bond jealous.

If anyone knows why one would have a case back designed like that feel free to share I have no idea,

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Thank you sir!  Fell in love with it the moment i saw it, had to have it!

The movement in this particular timepiece is the Lemania 872.  Pretty well regarded i understand, i need to do a bit more research on the movement to be honest.  Pic of movement and a better pic of the watch itself for your viewing pleasure :)

The only thing missing from this watch - i WISH it had an exhibition case back!  I am tempting to look at the logistic of having one made up.

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I usually don't wear watches during weekends, but yesterday I thought I have to try out if one of my small friends was up to the task to kick of a Monday meeting with a bang.
And of course one should not play around with your daughters dog since anything can happen, when getting back into the house I realized disaster had struck, somehow the winding knob had 
torn off. Well sh*t happens. So Instead a little brother standing beside the Zenith in the display cabinet got the chance.
A Mondia Sea Scout, powered by a golden AS/ST 1800.

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20 hours ago, aac58 said:

My watch collection isn't big, but here I go today with this Seiko 6119-8090 from 1969. (Photo from the fridge)

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I'm wearing my beat up old Sicura Voyageur again today, so I wont bore you all with yet another picture of it.

I've got a similar, more recent Seiko 5 which I picked up for next to nothing in non running condition. 

I'm a big fan of these older Seiko automatics, and while mine is in need of a new crystal (if you look closely you will see a circular crack round the outside), I think it looks pretty good, and runs well, following a little TLC.

The strap still has a few battle scars on it, but I'm not aiming for perfection here.

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When I get back from my holidays, I'll order up a crystal for it.

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On 12/9/2018 at 4:56 PM, ricardopalamino said:

Good Luck with that Gout ro63rto , .....

 

Today I am sporting my Marathon GSAR ... I have a few different divers , but this one always feels like the real deal on the wrist ....

 

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Hey, snap! Mines actually a tsar. I'm a sucker for jubes, so I put it on this Strapcode Angus Jubilee:

 

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