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by Richard D
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Do you wear a different watch every day?
Replies: 15
Views: 166

Re: Do you wear a different watch every day?

My watch wear is dependent on what activities I have planned for the day. They can vary from day to day hence no routine. I might also wear several over one day.
by Richard D
Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: NHS DIY
Replies: 15
Views: 197

Re: NHS DIY

Don’t forget to wash your hands.
by Richard D
Fri Sep 17, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Bremont - The Wing
Replies: 21
Views: 530

Re: Bremont - The Wing

Mikkei4 wrote: Fri Sep 17, 2021 10:45 pm
Richard D - if you only live a few miles away then I would recommend taking the tour.
Given everyone’s enthusiasm and the tasty photographs it would seem daft not to book a visit. It’s 10 miles from my home.
by Richard D
Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Bremont - The Wing
Replies: 21
Views: 530

Re: Bremont - The Wing

I assume that are all their cases are manufactured in Henley from raw materials. I really should make a visit, I only live a few miles away. You assume correctly, Richard. As I wrote in my initial post, as an explanation to a photo. "Current production batch of cases machined from a 0.5m rod o...
by Richard D
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Bremont - The Wing
Replies: 21
Views: 530

Re: Bremont - The Wing

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:29 pm we clearly saw Cases and Casebacks being Manufactured
Good to know, I assume that are all their cases are manufactured in Henley from raw materials.

I really should make a visit, I only live a few miles away.
by Richard D
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Holiday watches
Replies: 10
Views: 223

Re: Holiday watches

I’ve booked a holiday for June 22, it will be my first holiday in 3 years. The watch that I will take with me is probably still just a sketch.
by Richard D
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Happy birthday mabotham!
Replies: 8
Views: 114

Re: Happy birthday mabotham!

Happy Birthday
by Richard D
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:18 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Bremont - The Wing
Replies: 21
Views: 530

Re: Bremont - The Wing

Thanks to Guy (Bahnstormer_vRS) and Mick (Mikkei4) a few of us had a fantastic day out yesterday touring the Wing, Bremonts new manufacturing and technology centre along with an excellent pub lunch. I’d certainly recommend this to everyone. It was a long day out for me, travelling from Halifax and ...
by Richard D
Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: A Special Birthday Present
Replies: 21
Views: 555

Re: A Special Birthday Present

Thank you for sharing what clearly has been a personal and emotional journey, topped off with a beautiful watch. Happy Birthday to your son.
by Richard D
Tue Sep 14, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Holiday watch choices
Replies: 15
Views: 385

Re: Holiday watch choices

Three fabulous watches to take with you on your well deserved holiday. Wishing you and Lou a lovely time. :D
by Richard D
Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Is less more?
Replies: 27
Views: 662

Re: Is less more?

‘Is less more’ is not in my DNA.
by Richard D
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Curmudgeons Corner
Replies: 2195
Views: 232393

Re: The Curmudgeons Corner

Disappointing that some charities are not transparent with how much they cream off a donation to cover their administrative and operational costs. Add the handsome executive wages paid and the donation is soon diluted.
by Richard D
Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Tribus Watches
Replies: 391
Views: 20240

Re: Tribus Watches

biggus_richus wrote: Sun Sep 12, 2021 12:48 pm What would you say are the 40s design cues in this?
The contours of a vintage enamelled dial and the slight dome crystal which exaggerates the markers near to the bezel. Add the hands and I can see a relationship with the 40s.
by Richard D
Sun Sep 12, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 63639
Views: 3027511

Re: Non CW of the Day

^^^^ picks out the detail on the dial. The colour match is perfect, creates a new look to the watch. Versatile comes to mind.
by Richard D
Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 63639
Views: 3027511

Re: Non CW of the Day

Popped my TR-01 on a khaki canvas this morning, I think the combination works. More importantly my wife likes it.

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