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Forum: My New Watch 12-06-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 146
Posted By James Elsener
Well, Mort you got yourself another lovely watch,...

Well, Mort you got yourself another lovely watch, indeed.

I like the hue of the dial quite a bit.

Enjoy wearing your latest time-machine, Mort.

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Forum: My New Watch 11-30-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mort, I can only bow my head in...

Dear Mort,

I can only bow my head in deference to your horological style. Well done, Sir, I dare say.

That texture of the dial is mind-boggling. Indeed, just plain good-looking.

I dare say...
Forum: My New Watch 11-23-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 101
Posted By James Elsener
Congratulations, Tony. A stunning watch, indeed.

Congratulations, Tony. A stunning watch, indeed.
Forum: Twilight Zone 11-23-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By James Elsener
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

Just like Master Yoda said: 'May the turkey be with you!'
Forum: My New Watch 11-03-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By James Elsener
Congratulations John! That watch case looks...

Congratulations John!

That watch case looks very, very solid from a built-perspective.

Enjoy giving it the wrist time it deserves.

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Forum: My New Watch 10-30-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mortimer, Congratulations! A lovely...

Dear Mortimer,

Congratulations! A lovely watch indeed. What makes it rather special in my eyes is the texture of the dial.

Enjoy giving it the wrist-time it deserves.

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Forum: Twilight Zone 10-27-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mikie, Thanks for the link to this...

Dear Mikie,

Thanks for the link to this interesting article.

I guess, it is the same nearly everywhere. Switzerland has never had anything else than a citizen army aka conscription army. Here...
Forum: BDWF Newsletter and Watch Industry News 10-16-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Ed, Thanks for your comments. ...

Dear Ed,

Thanks for your comments.

Well, when SSIH started the development plastics were the flavour of the day. Plastics came with the same aura and accolade digitalisation carries today.
...
Forum: My New Watch 10-06-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By James Elsener
Looks rather good on your wrist, Mort. ...

Looks rather good on your wrist, Mort.

Congratulations and enjoy wearing it the more so as it is going to remind you of your generous friend every time you put it on your wrist.

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Forum: Twilight Zone 09-26-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By James Elsener
THE HAIRCUT

Blessed are those who can give without remembering, and take without forgetting.

One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber...
Forum: My New Watch 09-26-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By James Elsener
Mikie, I do hope that your desk dives are...

Mikie,

I do hope that your desk dives are respecting PADI-regulations. At least the equipment you wear is.

I like these lovely waves on the dial quite a bit.

Enjoy the dives!

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Forum: My New Watch 09-25-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By James Elsener
Indeed Mikie a very nice watch you got yourself. ...

Indeed Mikie a very nice watch you got yourself.

Enjoy giving it the wrist-time it deserves.

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Forum: My New Watch 09-25-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mort, Yes, I guess you're right the...

Dear Mort,

Yes, I guess you're right the world escaped additional bloodshed by you and your fellow countryfolks not having elected that lady in waiting to be the next president. Well done, I dare...
Forum: My New Watch 09-22-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mort, Yeaph, you're right on the spot...

Dear Mort,

Yeaph, you're right on the spot with your comment about that lady who lost her quest for the US crown.

I shall keep my fingers crossed for your enjoying a blissful retirement in a...
Forum: My New Watch 09-20-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By James Elsener
You got yourself one beautiful watch Comrade...

You got yourself one beautiful watch Comrade Mortimer!

Congratulations!

I do hope that the US and Russia make friends again so that you can get that lack of lume sorted out without having to...
Forum: BDWF Newsletter and Watch Industry News 09-12-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By James Elsener
Plastics - a material of the future?

Yesterday, I gave a luncheon speech and one of the guests asked about plastics used in watch movements. And whether plastics could be the future in watchmaking.

Well, I had to disappoint the...
Forum: My New Watch 09-09-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By James Elsener
Enjoy your birthday gift! And if ever you...

Enjoy your birthday gift!

And if ever you tire of your so generous wife, I guess there are quite a few takers in watchland.....

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Forum: My New Watch 09-04-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By James Elsener
What lovely piece of essential kit you got...

What lovely piece of essential kit you got yourself, Mort.

Good to learn the Cayman route is still open!

Enjoy giving it the wrist-time on the beach it deserves.

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Forum: My New Watch 09-04-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By James Elsener
Looks indeed lovely. That hue of orange is...

Looks indeed lovely. That hue of orange is smart-looking.

Enjyo giving taking your newest baby to the beach!

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Forum: My New Watch 08-31-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mort, I not only admire this most...

Dear Mort,

I not only admire this most recent addition to your ever growing stable of beautiful watches and what I admire most is that you seem to have found the perfect ruse to get all these...
Forum: My New Watch 08-31-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By James Elsener
What a difference a day makes.... 24 wee little...

What a difference a day makes.... 24 wee little hours.....

A stunning watch indeed, John. Enjoy giving it the wrist time it deserves and have fun selecting the X-mas present for your beloved...
Forum: Vintage Watches 08-03-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mort, You did it again! How dare you? ...

Dear Mort,

You did it again! How dare you? Thanks for that beautiful write-up. It's always a pleasure reading your texts. Keep 'em coming!

... and enjoy wearing your Omega whilst driving that...
Forum: My New Watch 07-17-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Mort, When a review is not a review it...

Dear Mort,

When a review is not a review it still is a review when it is done in Mort's style!

Congratulations, classy and clear-cut look. I wonder what it would look like on a flex-bracelet....
Forum: My New Watch 07-07-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By James Elsener
Dear Greg, Congratulations! You got...

Dear Greg,

Congratulations! You got yourself one of the icons of watchmaking.

Panerai has one of the most interesting backgrounds in our industry. The roots of the brand are what fairy tales...
Forum: Twilight Zone 07-05-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By James Elsener
Mikie, this might prove to have been the first...

Mikie, this might prove to have been the first step in eliminating legal tender.

Around the globe, governments try to erradicate cash. As we, instinctively are attached to it, they require the...
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