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Post by domecurb on Sun Feb 25 2018, 15:08

a quick fits post of the new section with my five recent arrivals

first up:
POIBOS WAVE
nh35 MOVEMENT
SAPPHIRE AR COATED CRYSTAL
44MM WIDE INC CROWN
A VERY NICE WELL MADE WATCH FROM A NEW AND UNKNOWN BRAND

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HAMTUN H1 DIVER
NH35 MOVEMENT
SAPPHIRE AR COATED CRYSTAL
44MM WIDE INC CROWN
TITANIUM
ANOTHER VERY NICE WATCH FROM AN UNKNOWN BRAND
BASED IN SOUTHHAMPTON......HENCE THE NAME: HAMTUN
AS AN ADDED BONUS: No2 OF 200

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ADI IDF [ ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCE ] GIVEN OUT TO MILITARY PERSONEL
SEIKO QUARTZ
MINERAL CRYSTAL
42MM WIDE
IDF LOGO ON THE DIAL
THESE ARE MADE ON A KIBBUTZ OR MORE LIKELY ASSEMBLED THERE, ADI USED TO USE REBRANDED SEIKO'S AND I SUSPECT THESE ARE STILL SEIKO MADE [ALL BE IT FROM CHINA]
THE SEIKO INFLUENCE IS STRONG IMO AND THE LUME IS UP THERE WITH SEIKO AS WELL


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MILITARY WATCH INDUSTRIES...SUB
44MM INC CROWN
ANOTHER RUNNING THE NH35
MINERAL CRYSTAL
A SURPRISINGLY GOOD WATCH FOR THE MONEY IMO, BUT NEEDS A BRACELET Crying or Very sad
I TRIED TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE MAKER AND IT WAS LIKE FOLLOWING A RABBIT DOWN A RABBIT HOLE, FIRSTLY THE PAYPAL PAYMENT WENT TO AN ONLINE CASINO GROUP BASED IN GERMANY ALTHOUGH THE SELLER/AGENT WAS BASED IN JERSEY, BUT THE BRAND IS REGISTERED IN CANADA FOR A WATCH THAT IS CLEARLY CHINESE MADE Shocked Very Happy

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MARATHON US GOV/MILLITARY ISSUE
ETA 2824-2 MOVEMENT
SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL
TRITIUM GAS TUBE HANDS AND DIAL MARKERS
45MM WIDE INC CROWN
NICE TOUGH LOOKING WATCH WHICH DESPITE ITS LOOKS WEARS QUITE SMALL

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JUST SOME OF THE MANY I HAVE..........
I WILL POST THEM ALL AS WE GO ALONG
WHAT YOU GOT ?






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Post by Iceblue on Sun Feb 25 2018, 15:12

Wow I've been looking at the hamtun goust an I'm going to be selling a couple to get one it would be very very interesting to know your thought compared to the others
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Post by domecurb on Sun Feb 25 2018, 15:36

@Iceblue wrote:Wow I've been looking at the hamtun goust an I'm going to be selling a couple to get one it would be very very interesting to know your thought compared to the others

its a very nice well made watch Andy, not big and in your face like others i have, quite subtle for a diver plus the Titanium case and bracelet help in the regard.
i am on the fence with Ti, its got a greater tensile strength than steel but is as light as plastic, its also a very hard metal to work as in cutting, machining, brushing or polishing............but...it marks as easy as Aluminium Crying or Very sad which is a pain if you have OCD like me.......there is a popular rumour about Ti that it "self heals" this is just not true! if you scratch Ti it will leave a very shiny mark and over time [ a long time ] the Ti will oxidise within the scratch helping to dull it down but it will alway be there even after 100 years so no self healing Wink
its a very light watch and easy to forget your wearing it, but then i forget about my heaviest watch within 5 minutes so dont see it as an advantage although i am sure others will. the Ti also gives the watch an unusual colour.....a dull satin grey.
the one i have has a bracelet some think is a pain to size because of the screwed links, it doesnt bother me but the next model the H2 ?? has a split pin bracelet which is a step back IMO
i would say its a good buy as its not an expensive watch in the scheme of things and they seem to hold their value quite well which can only be good Very Happy


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Post by Iceblue on Sun Feb 25 2018, 18:46

Cheers Bruce as you say priced at a really good price in the market making it great value for money , Titanuim I don't mind it makes them very light on the wrist and I like that
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Post by SeikoJohn on Sun Feb 25 2018, 19:09

Some very impressive watches in the collection I really like the Marathon I think it has something to do with the 24HR dial I have a real fancy for them at the moment.

This could be a great section for me seeing as though Divers or Diver style are mainly the only type of watches I buy . I shall post a few photos and descriptions this week .


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