Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

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sinner777 wrote:
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The "Nivaflex" on your Seiko (early 1950's?) interested me. It turns out this is a highly complex alloy first produced by Nivarox in the 1930/40s for use in the mainspring - very strong yet flexible.
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They used Swiss components in the early days.

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Vintage tissot seastar. Don’t really know anything about it except that I love wearing it. Am enquiring into getting it serviced because it doesn’t keep great time, but if that can be improved on I envisage wearing this a lot more often
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missF wrote:Vintage tissot seastar. Don’t really know anything about it except that I love wearing it. Am enquiring into getting it serviced because it doesn’t keep great time, but if that can be improved on I envisage wearing this a lot more often
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Love that. I’ve got a really itch for a vintage watch. Down the rabbit hole I go!


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Love that. I’ve got a really itch for a vintage watch. Down the rabbit hole I go!
I avoided vintage rabbit holes and bought this one from sales corner. The seller had bought it in Switzerland but didn’t know anything about it. I believe this one may have an omega movement- this according to Gary (gaf1958), who knows his beans!
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missF wrote:
HendrixGreen wrote:
Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:31 am
Love that. I’ve got a really itch for a vintage watch. Down the rabbit hole I go!
I avoided vintage rabbit holes and bought this one from sales corner. The seller had bought it in Switzerland but didn’t know anything about it. I believe this one may have an omega movement- this according to Gary (gaf1958), who knows his beans!
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