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Old 06-30-2014, 04:23 AM
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Default Watch you wearing MONDAY 30 June 2014

Buren Grand Prix from Skeates Bros, Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand.. Not sure when they were in business but found some old archive sales ads from 1907..



"Isn't it time we all got Oriented?"

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Old 06-30-2014, 05:04 AM
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Seiko SBDC001 "Sumo"

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Old 06-30-2014, 06:02 AM
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Steinhart Mach 1. ETA 2824-2 with a nested (Dubois Depraz 2020) DD2020 unit for timing.

Sadly - both Debaufre and its predecessor company Steinhart are no more. They had much better luck making the DD2020 work than Invicta ever did ...

MOP on 2 of th3 registers - screw down pushers make this a great water resistant sports watch.

at the time an economical alternative to the then scarce 7750 movement -

the only wear penalty was the case / bezel thickness as shown

servicing could be expensive as the DD2020 is attached to (in this case (an ETA 2824-2) an ETA movement ...
making extra time and work to take apart and reassemble the 2 parts of the unit.

Still a great watch - a 2007 purchase ...
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Old 06-30-2014, 11:51 AM
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Old 06-30-2014, 02:37 PM
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Old 06-30-2014, 06:47 PM
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Wearing 35 year old Seiko on this 80 degree afternoon...

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