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Sticky Let's kick the season off with a Watch Contest Show yourself... Jpeg Attachments (48 Posts)

Dave M921four months ago

All the entries from the 2014 PMWF Jubilee Kids Contest Jpeg Attachments

Jittery Jim57two months ago

Congratulations to all children and thank you parents and James (n/t)

Reto19two months ago

Lume Update, success Jpeg Attachments

solex270four months ago

Very good to see this! Bravo for effort and for sharing!Thumbs up!Smile (n/t)

IF50four months ago

Cool and great work.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.35four months ago

Congrats! Point 1 and 2 sound about right. Frowning (n/t)

Chris L58four months ago

Lookin' good Thumbs up! (n/t)

Robmks54four months ago

Nice work. Thumbs Up Thanks for the tips. (n/t)

Archibald Goodwin42four months ago

Wow, that's some serious

carlopmwf58four months ago

Earmarked for PMWF Museum please! congrats Dan (n/t)

Reto41four months ago

Nice result! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Really? Thin the >>

Dave M36four months ago

Good gravy, you have the patience of Gandi! (n/t)

biglove35four months ago

One of these days, you built your own watch Cool (n/t)

James T. Kirk©52four months ago

Good work! Sounds like you're learning a lot. smile (n/t)

Zeb45four months ago

Congrats on not throwing in the towel! Glad it worked out. They look good and glowy.Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser35four months ago

Good Spring Bars for Entry Seiko 5s (Newbie Questions about Dimensions) Jpeg Attachments

pmwhrdr332four months ago

Welcome to PMWF! I have a SNK809 somewhere... it has 18mm lugs. >> URL

Dave M66four months ago

Re: Welcome to PMWF! I have a SNK809 somewhere... it has 18mm lugs. >> URL

pmwhrdr67four months ago

Welcome to PMWF! and thanks for a great post. It is earmarked to go to the Museum as soon as it is off the>>>

Reto55four months ago

What I have done in regard to spring bars >>>

Reto56four months ago

Re: What I have done in regard to spring bars >>>

pmwhrdr54four months ago

Re: I may not need another watch for years and years... I am waiting smile Seeing is believing. If you hang >>>

Reto57four months ago

Re: I may not need another watch for years and years... I am waiting smile Seeing is believing. If you hang >>>

pmwhrdr54four months ago

Welcome to PMWF! You came to the right place! (n/t)

Timemiser47four months ago

PMWF.com's List of Micro Brands (updated regularly) URL

Reto1,655five months ago

The Seiko Arnie (H558) worn by the Man himself in 5 blockbuster films! Jpeg Attachments

Poseidon-Jim858eight months ago

Great read Jim!! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike136eight months ago

Re: Great read Jim!! Thumbs up!

Poseidon-Jim98eight months ago

What a great write up! Good research and very cool information on a great watch. (n/t)

Lawrence Talbot133eight months ago

Re: The Seiko Arnie (H558) worn by the Man himself in 5 blockbuster films!

chrishiew149eight months ago

Fantastic post Jim, thanks a lot! (n/t)

Reto111eight months ago

I will move this post to the Museum later (n/t)

Reto96eight months ago

Re: I will move this post to the Museum later

Poseidon-Jim103eight months ago

A really great topic and a superb watch! Cheers!Thumbs up!

IF102eight months ago

The Seiko (Tuna & Shrouded Divers) Watch Crystal Guide: Jpeg Attachments

Poseidon-Jim1,142nine months ago

Thanks a lot Jim, that is a great resource. I will move it to the Museum later Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto120nine months ago

Great! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF105nine months ago

List of Dutch Brands by James T. Kirk© >>> URL

James T. Kirk©538ten months ago

Maybe a bit far off the beaten path IMHO, and as you say "fashion brands"...

Riddim Driven132ten months ago

How about posting this llist as "Captain's Micro Brands"? (n/t)

Reto97ten months ago

Nâh, I was just wondering, how long you want the list to be, as there are so many!

James T. Kirk©101ten months ago

Let us see some "watch intestines" >>> Jpeg Attachments

Reto601eleven months ago

Here is a couple of vintage calibers smile Jpeg Attachments

JP250eleven months ago

Very nice JP! Now there is the stem release smile (n/t)

Reto126eleven months ago

Here we go... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M211eleven months ago

Great post Dave, thank you! Where is my cap jewel - LOL (n/t)

Reto117eleven months ago

SWEET! Reto! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up drooling My latest... Jpeg Attachments

cmoy167eleven months ago

Another beauty Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto125eleven months ago

2 modern mov't... Jpeg Attachments

cmoy160eleven months ago

Thanks again Chris Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto126eleven months ago

My prized PW... Jpeg Attachments

cmoy187eleven months ago

What a beautiful regulator. Drooling (n/t)

Robmks128eleven months ago

Stunning beauties Chris. From a time when companies took time to decorate Thank you! (n/t)

Reto136eleven months ago

Hamiton 992b... Jpeg Attachments

Flasharry200eleven months ago

Great shot Harold Thank you! And good to see you too (n/t)

Reto129eleven months ago

Thanks Reto.... I still lurk here.... its just....

Flasharry111eleven months ago

Great to hear that Harold Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto142eleven months ago

Thanks Reto.. here;s one more.. Jpeg Attachments

Flasharry122eleven months ago

Another beauty Harold. I do not mean to be intrusive >>>

Reto120eleven months ago

Thanks reto.. not being intrusive at all..

Flasharry140eleven months ago

That's great news Harold clapping >>>

Reto134eleven months ago

Long beach and ...deep waters !!! Cheers! Jpeg Attachments

IF223eleven months ago

Oh My Word, Yannis, that's a lot of watch history!! Oops! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©131eleven months ago

woooEek!. you went overboard. Great pics!Cheers! (n/t)

jackrobinson138eleven months ago

You Da IF! Laughing (n/t)

wodo101eleven months ago

Woah, that's a whole museum worth. Smile (n/t)

Robmks113eleven months ago

Holy moly Ioannis. You cover decades of watch history clapping I took the freedom to use >>> URL

Reto146eleven months ago

Clapping!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Paul J Costa124eleven months ago

Lotta projects! Two things caught my eye...

Dave M167eleven months ago

Holy! My dad and I thought this was great! Thanks Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega112eleven months ago

And something completely different; Casio G-Shock, MR-G 100, yes digital quartz... Jpeg Attachments

James T. Kirk©158eleven months ago

Thank you Captain. I have seen quite a line-up of these Casio "contraptions" over the years laughing (n/t)

Reto130eleven months ago

Here are a few Jpeg Attachments

jackrobinson154eleven months ago

Very interesting samples Mr. Bond, James Bond Thank you! (n/t)

Reto151eleven months ago

Swiss Made Watch or Movement and French Made Watch or Movement mvt Jpeg Attachments

wodo192eleven months ago

Very nice wodo, thanks for sharing Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto142eleven months ago

Have a few pics around. Jpeg Attachments

Chris L156eleven months ago

Some very nice samples Chris, thanks for sharing Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto110eleven months ago

I think I have a couple ..... Jpeg Attachments

Robmks200eleven months ago

Absolutely stunning pics. Thanks Bob clapping (n/t)

Reto161eleven months ago

The reflection in the inner cover of the Illinois is astounding! (n/t)

Dave M153eleven months ago

Thank you all. I never expected this much of a feedback Thumbs Up Just proves that PMWF is a REAL watch forum clapping (n/t)

Reto116eleven months ago

Re: Let us see some "watch intestines" >>> Jpeg Attachments

Paul J Costa167eleven months ago

That Illinois is pretty, and I love the skeleton 2801. Thumbs Up (n/t)

Dave M122eleven months ago

What an amazing line-up Paul clapping To be frank >>>

Reto123eleven months ago

Here comes the professionals... Cool (n/t)

James T. Kirk©106eleven months ago

I like beautiful movements perhaps more than dials. Here are just a few examples of mine. Jpeg Attachments

JohnnyT181eleven months ago

Amazing Johnny Thumbs Up I am with you, I simply love movements (n/t)

Reto122eleven months ago

At least you have those pictures left, Johnny! Thumbs up! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©113eleven months ago

BlushingPoor photos but here's my visible gutsSmile Image Attachments

jeremd676182eleven months ago

Great variety in here Jeremy, thanks for sharing Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto130eleven months ago

Here some of mine. Noticed I am not the first one What a response Clapping! (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

Jan126eleven months ago

Great samples Jan. The response to this thread is incredible, I will move it to the Museum later (n/t)

Reto130eleven months ago

Here are some shots of an Omega cal. 565 (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

obsidian150eleven months ago

Beautiful Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto128eleven months ago

Here's a random sampling... (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

obsidian139eleven months ago

Wow Dan, not only stunning movements, but great pics also Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto103eleven months ago

some "watch intestines" (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

obsidian147eleven months ago

On the SINN chrono it seems to say 1760. But I failed to recognize the movement (n/t)

Reto142eleven months ago

It's a Valjoux 7760-- the hand wind conversion of the 7750.

obsidian190eleven months ago

Thank you Dan Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto140eleven months ago

The most amazing movement shot I've ever seen... (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

obsidian195eleven months ago

Cool smile (n/t)

Reto97eleven months ago

Watch or Accessory Review The Tale of the Tape: Three new cases from Vostok. Jpeg Attachments

Dave M2,645last year

Thanks, Dave. Measurements, side by side pics and wrist shots are very helpful.

Archibald Goodwin165last year

Nice review, very helpful. The tonneau shaped one is my favorite of the 3. (n/t)

Dre179last year

+1!! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©149last year

+1 x2! Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Kevin_D137last year

Thumbs up! Cool.... Vostok made some changes...

MCS194last year

Sorry, I don't do any trade in products sold in grams. Oops! I have a >>

Dave M160last year

Re: Sorry, I don't do any trade in products sold in grams. Laughing (n/t)

James T. Kirk©120last year

I estimated "head-only" weights using my postal scale, and edited the original post. (n/t)

Dave M113last year

Great overview of the new Vostoks! Thanks Dave! They are tempting me.Smile (n/t)

Timemiser186last year

Great post and overview Dave, thanks for putting this together. And please >>>

Reto146last year

Ditto what Reto said Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike118last year

Dave, a great topic and great watches! Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF168last year

Very nice overview, Dave. Lots of value for the dollar! Thumbs up! (n/t)

JohnnyT132last year

Alot of watch for the money, fresh updated styling.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Paul J Costa171last year

Nice write-up. One request:

Smaug145last year

Mr Watch Idiot Savant of the Month, I have added one picture, >>

Dave M139last year

Thanks for the great post! And a question: do the bezels mix/match with the new cases?

benhemp207last year

That is an important point! >>

Dave M136last year

Bruce, I edited in 2 more pics illustrating this point. (n/t)

Dave M141last year

Great post Thumbs Up Thumbs Up (n/t)

Ed Brandwein147last year

Clapping! on the Watch or Accessory Review Dave! Excellent! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

EdH132last year

PMWF Museum please! Vintage Citizen 'Family Trees'

Sweephand857two years ago

I know I thanked you over at SCWF, but let me thank you here also Stephen! Thank you!

BobbyMike300two years ago

Re: I know I thanked you over at SCWF, but let me thank you here also Stephen! Thank you!

Sweephand243two years ago

Fantastic collection Thumbs Up and a lot of good info there. (n/t)

JP312two years ago

Awesome collection! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up drooling (n/t)

cmoy289two years ago

Amazing!Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF302two years ago

Outstanding! Clapping!

Anonymous User236two years ago

You have done a lot of great work here. Thank you for sharing this. (n/t)

Timemiser266two years ago

That second link doesn't work for me Stephen... I am confused I love Citizen! Thumbs up! (n/t)

Thomas243two years ago

Re: That second link doesn't work for me Stephen... I am confused I love Citizen! Thumbs up!

Sweephand278two years ago

Re: PMWF Museum please! Vintage Citizen 'Family Trees'

Sweephand322two years ago

Outstanding Citizen retrospective. WIS Honeymoon Homer!

Ethan_Mack291two years ago

Thumbs Up Simply fantastic, Sir! Thumbs Up smile (n/t)

Bock269two years ago

Re: PMWF Museum please! Vintage Citizen 'Family Trees' URL

Sweephand317two years ago

Sunday Funnies. Jpeg Attachments

Dave M805two years ago

Very nicely done, mysterious artist person Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike254two years ago

Thank you! Michael. Mysterious indeed. I hardly recognize myself. (n/t)

Dave M276two years ago

Very creative! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up (n/t)

StefG251two years ago

Thank you! smile (n/t)

Dave M294two years ago

Great job Mod Master! I recognize that talent! It's about time! I (n/t)

Timemiser271two years ago

Thanks, Tim. smile (n/t)

Dave M261two years ago

Brilliantly executedClapping! Amazing work for 1st time poster Wink Cheers! (n/t)

Riddim Driven269two years ago

Well, I'm a quick learner, Adam. wink (n/t)

Dave M247two years ago

Terrific artistic post and informative. Love the result. Clapping! (n/t)

Robmks259two years ago

Well. I got to say it...

Anonymous User285two years ago

But it's the perfect medium if you're a mediocre photographer! laughing laughing >> Jpeg Attachments

Dave M257two years ago

OK, OK. I'll say it NOW - I love the result! Smile Gif Attachments

Anonymous User327two years ago

Thank you! I just posted the series >> URL

Dave M250two years ago

Better and better! WIS Honeymoon

Anonymous User221two years ago

Aha! That was the one! Cool (n/t)

James T. Kirk©249two years ago

Thank you! Bob! laughing (n/t)

Dave M254two years ago

HELL YES!!! Thumbs up! (n/t)

jinxed251two years ago

laughing laughing Thank you! Brad. I was thinking of putting an ad for "Sea Monkeys" in the next issue. laughing (n/t)

Dave M287two years ago

Thumbs Up Great stuff! (n/t)

DJM236two years ago

Thanks, Dan. smile (n/t)

Dave M239two years ago

Great work Thumbs Up Thumbs Up (n/t)

Ed Brandwein273two years ago

Thank you! Ed! smile I was pleased. (n/t)

Dave M286two years ago

Very well done. I enjoyed that. Great results too SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega231two years ago

Thanks, Alex. (n/t)

Dave M299two years ago

Nicely done and great presentation! Cheers! (n/t)

RR218304two years ago

Thank you! smile (n/t)

Dave M284two years ago

That is great! Very good to see you and this topic!Thumbs up!Cheers! (n/t)

IF260two years ago

Thank you! Good to see you as well, Yannis. (n/t)

Dave M274two years ago

What a great artwork Dave Thumbs Up And so good to see you Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto230two years ago

Thank you! Reto. Nice to see you as well. (n/t)

Dave M275two years ago

Great stuff, love it, now tell me more about that magic sponge...I am confused (n/t)

James T. Kirk©256two years ago

The "Magic Sponge" is a >> URL

Dave M266two years ago

Thank you! very much! Thumbs up! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©264two years ago

Don't ye love it when a "Plan" Comes Together?! Laughing Gif Attachments URL

Anonymous User268two years ago

Darn... is that you ! (n/t)

anjizkit251two years ago

It's me, Anjan. smile (n/t)

Dave M272two years ago

LaughingThumbs Up (n/t)

wodo265two years ago

laughing Thank you! (n/t)

Dave M210two years ago

Handy chart for Ebauche Manufacturer's Marks Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User3,928two years ago

Awesome, thanks Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega296two years ago

Clapping! Thumbs up! (n/t)

DJM300two years ago

Very handy chart Ricky!!! Maybe Administrators please should archive....... (n/t)

dano0317two years ago

Hope you find it of use. You ought.. Gif Attachments

Anonymous User304two years ago

Marked for PMWF Museum please! (n/t)

Reto268two years ago

Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF285two years ago

Very cool Thumbs up! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack296two years ago

Thank you! Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC266two years ago

No respect, I tell ya, no respect! aka the Roskopf / R. Lapanouse story Image Attachments URL

Anonymous User9,148two years ago

Holy Smokes! Thanks for the education! Thumbs up! laughing (n/t)

ajt36345two years ago

There'll be a quiz later.

Anonymous User292two years ago

No quiz for me thank you, but I did enjoy the read. Wink (n/t)

BobbyMike320two years ago

It's mandatory! Whistle Unless you get a note from your mother...

Anonymous User302two years ago

I'm glad I have a good relationship with my mom. Go outside and wait by your mailbox, the note should be there shortly. (n/t)

BobbyMike292two years ago

PS this post should be archived in the PMWF Museum please! (n/t)

BobbyMike316two years ago

Blushing Please, be my guest.

Anonymous User372two years ago


Anonymous User295two years ago

Well done, That Man! Excellent work, save for one thing.....

Flasharry334two years ago

Re: ..now I want one!

Anonymous User317two years ago

Quite a bit of Research there Bro Ricky!!!! Great Read....great post....

dano0338two years ago

Re: Great watches there..

Anonymous User352two years ago

Good post. The Dude abides! that's a rough looking chrono movt. >>

Adam in NYC339two years ago

Granted. But then these movements weren't about "Looks". Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User490two years ago

& it wasn't the first time someone asked me if they're worth fixing >

Adam in NYC343two years ago

I didn't imagine it was.

Anonymous User355two years ago

Re: But I would ask that you remember that it is a judgement call based on the individual. >

Adam in NYC303two years ago

{sigh} URL

Anonymous User301two years ago

Re: Merely whether "It's worth fixing". > Jpeg Attachments

Adam in NYC358two years ago

Re: I do agree with you that it's subjective whether anything is worth repairing. URL

Anonymous User372two years ago

Oh please, Paul has plenty of his own to repair >

Adam in NYC286two years ago

Sure. But maybe he's not ready to donate them as a pass-around watch. Wink

Anonymous User300two years ago

Awesome post, thanks for all of the info! Thumbs up!Thumbs up!

Need_Omega315two years ago

Re: I really want one of those chrono's now! Laughing

Anonymous User369two years ago

Thanks, one heck of an informative post .Clapping! (n/t)

Robmks334two years ago

And being informed is always a Good Thing, I reckon.

Anonymous User252two years ago

Plenty cool! Lotsa WOW factor in that group!Thank you! (n/t)

itschris331two years ago

My pleasure Bro. Chris. Blushing

Anonymous User345two years ago

Great post you put together here. I will move that to the PMWF Museum please! (n/t)

Reto313two years ago

Thanks Boss!

Anonymous User345two years ago

Ricky, that was one more excellent post of yours!Cheers!Thumbs up! Thank you!

IF334two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Yannis! Blushing

Anonymous User317two years ago

Great read. Thanks, Ricky. (n/t)

Archibald Goodwin305two years ago

Glad you enjoyed it. Cool

Anonymous User290two years ago

Clapping! Thumbs Up etc., etc. I enjoyed the heck out of that! Thank you! (n/t)

DJM298two years ago

So you're ready for the quiz, then?

Anonymous User308two years ago

I am confused Will this be on the test? I am confused

DJM299two years ago

Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

Anonymous User250two years ago

Very interesting and informative post, I have a few pin pallet watches of my own. Here's a sample of mine: Jpeg Attachments

Paul J Costa602two years ago

An excellent collection! Thumbs up! You have a couple that are new to me.

Anonymous User315two years ago

I have a large bunch of them, They were given to me by my watchmaker.

Paul J Costa341two years ago

Thumbs up! That's very cool Paul! (n/t)

BobbyMike355two years ago

Re: Like you said, they get no respect, and in the meantime they are vanishing due to the perceived lack of value that they have. Someone has to care or else the world of Horology will become that much poorer with their absence.

Anonymous User313two years ago

Great read!!!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.285two years ago

Thanks Bro. Mark!

Anonymous User317two years ago

Helped me understand more about why Roskopf was a lowly word to my old watchmakers when i was younger...well r (n/t)

tingrin308two years ago

Same reason that "Hyundai" is to a Mercedes-Benz Mechanic. Wink

Anonymous User309two years ago

Clapping! That was an amazing post! Thank you so much Ricky (n/t)

jacobo437two years ago

You're too kind...

Anonymous User347two years ago

Great Read (n/t)

Timemiser342two years ago

And great fun putting it together. Wink

Anonymous User275two years ago

Truly an epic post Cheers! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack296two years ago

Aw, shucks...

Anonymous User278two years ago

Cuervo y Sobrinos - The Wilderness Years Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User4,545two years ago

Cool! I want that last one, the Spiderman with the funky case. (n/t)

DJM298two years ago

Great watches, they sold so many truly classy watches over the Years. (n/t)

Paul J Costa364two years ago

Very interesting, thanks for putting this together. I learned about the brand >>>

Reto368two years ago

My pleasure. Blushing I only wish more info was out there, so I could've done a proper job of it.

Anonymous User302two years ago

Thanks for that. I've always liked some of their modern styles. (n/t)

Dave P341two years ago

I too have always liked the brand and that watch, the Robusto Buceador.

Timemiser431two years ago

Thanks mate! These..

Anonymous User298two years ago

Oops. Meant to point out one other thing..

Anonymous User363two years ago

Great brand!Cheers! (n/t)

IF335two years ago

I am from Cuba and I will see if any of my relatives can find out if it is still there, although I doubt it. (n/t)

arutlosjr11368two years ago

Whew! Took me awhile to get through all that. Great post! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User293two years ago

By the way, didn't Allan Zirlin have a Cuervo y Sobrinos? (n/t)

Anonymous User321two years ago

Good memory! Clapping! He does (did?) indeed... Image Attachments URL

Anonymous User361two years ago

admin/Reto might want to make this a 'Sticky' WWII USA watch repair (TM 9-1575) PDF Attachments

BILLANAGNOS(GREEK)535two years ago

Thanks Bill, I will later move this post to the Museum (n/t)

Reto275two years ago

Wow, that is a pretty amazing document and piece of history. Before the internet and Twitter >>>

Reto338two years ago

+1Smile (n/t)

Mark C.258two years ago

Wow! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF328two years ago

That is fascinating Bill! Where can I order the Senior Watchmakers Tool kit? Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser320two years ago

Neat find, Bill. Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User307two years ago

What came in the mail today... Jpeg Attachments

JFK3531674two years ago

Really cool clock.Thumbs up! Congratulations Joe. (n/t)

Mark C.318two years ago

Re: ..it's amazing how many timepieces were manufactured in Illinois.. Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User353two years ago

Post marked for PMWF Museum please! Joe. And a question about the name >>>

Reto323two years ago

That's odd...Must be a disturbance in the force. Reply I made disappeared. Here goes again... Jpeg Attachments URL

JFK3531368two years ago

Thanks for the additional info. Will move the post to the Museum once it left page 1 (n/t)

Reto330two years ago

Good get, Joe. Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User341two years ago

Thumbs Up (n/t)

DJM317two years ago

Thumbs up! Smile (n/t)

DanB294two years ago

Glad you found one Joe! It's nice to have something like that from your past.

Timemiser323two years ago

Awesome! Thumbs Up (n/t)

John N357two years ago

Great storyl I love hearing the background stories behind watches. Thumbs Up (n/t)

Smaug363two years ago

Very nice clock and very nice story about it, Joe!Cheers! (n/t)

IF284two years ago

How cool! Thumbs Up It's the story behind the timepiece that makes it extra-Cool (n/t)

Nuvolari299two years ago

Travel Report Update! - This one's especially for Bro. Nuvolari (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments URL

Anonymous User541two years ago

Wow, 93 in an 80. >>

Anonymous User278two years ago

I know. Eek! Sounds like I'm a Speed Demon, huh? Oops!

Anonymous User256two years ago

Yeah, well, I didn't want to ask if you were on a moped or something. (n/t)

Anonymous User251two years ago

And if I was? I am angry!

Anonymous User317two years ago

Yeah, well I wanted to be polite, and not ask if you were in one of those grocery-store scooters or something.

Anonymous User290two years ago

You may recall I've actually tried a line very close to that...

Nuvolari278two years ago

Yes, Michael. Of course I was paraphrasing you! laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User265two years ago

Have you looked into the details of extradition? laughing (n/t)

DJM236two years ago

No, but if it includes a Green Card I'll happily get a Schweiz job to pay the fine! Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Anonymous User275two years ago

Me too! laughing (n/t)

DJM265two years ago

Eek!Smile (n/t)

IF344two years ago

One day I hope to get a speeding ticket in Crete.

Anonymous User263two years ago

Cheers! (n/t)

IF241two years ago

OK looks as if you have a problem there?Eek!

DRFP254two years ago

Re: Are planning on going back to there?

Anonymous User268two years ago

Is there a reward?

obsidian282two years ago

If there is, I will gladly surrender myself to your custody. Provided..

Anonymous User298two years ago

Only CHF60? I am confused That's a bargain Laughing (n/t)

Micha271two years ago

Maybe not a BARGAIN. But...

Anonymous User248two years ago

Well, fines in Switzerland can get into the CHF1000 region very easily...

Micha274two years ago

Re: ...my guess is that the same offence within the city limits would have easily cost twice as much...

Anonymous User279two years ago

Hmm... a thought or two.

Flasharry286two years ago

Re: Virtually ALL rental car agreements contain a clause specifying that the renter agrees to pay any traffic fines.

Anonymous User298two years ago

Mouarff Ricky Laughing (n/t)

wodo299two years ago

Rather than google this unfamiliar expression, I switched on the Bat Light.. Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User294two years ago

Thumbs Up Smile (n/t)

wodo296two years ago

Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. offRolling on the floor laughing my a.. off So, after the 5km/h "margin" is removed it's 60SF for 5mph over the limit!! Jpeg Attachments

Nuvolari307two years ago

Here in the Great White Northern Republic of Alberta...

Flasharry313two years ago

Well. I mean no disprespect, but I've got to say..

Anonymous User281two years ago

Re: Surely, any reasonable recipient of such correspondence would privately think, "And you may f$@k yourself!" while tearing the letter's contents into bits. Bits that eventually become fireplace fuel because "I never signed or promised do to shit! So ki URL

Anonymous User287two years ago

Good point RL. I should be more considerate to one who supports the global economy in such a robust manner! smile (n/t)

Nuvolari276two years ago

Jeebus H. Goshblasted Crikey, I enjoyed reading that post! laughing laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User281two years ago

Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. offBlushingCheers! (n/t)

Nuvolari276two years ago

In Europe things are handled differently...

Micha250two years ago

Oh yeah, I forgot - the Swiss are very generous, usually only 3 km/h tolerance are allowed laughing (n/t)

Micha261two years ago

In the U.S. there is generally no officially-stated tolerance whatsoever.

Anonymous User286two years ago

Re: Isn't the US the only country without front plates?

DJM218two years ago

Re: I remember a time when there were some states that only had rear plates, but there aren't many (if any) left anymore. Every state I can think of has front and back, but I could be missing a few.

Anonymous User250two years ago

Re: Both Mississippi and Tennessee still use only rear license plates.

DJM282two years ago

BTW, here's the link>>> URL

DJM295two years ago

Wow. I had no idea there were so many! Png Attachments

Anonymous User274two years ago

I'm guessing some of those that require only rear plates>>>

DJM291two years ago

Re: ..might in fact issue both, in which case many will mount both, so one might not realize they require only one.

Anonymous User274two years ago

Re: ..might in fact issue both, in which case many will mount both, so one might not realize they require only one.

DJM283two years ago

Does pink represent states where plates of any kind are "optional"?Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Nuvolari323two years ago

Re: When I was growing up in Missouri..

Anonymous User254two years ago

Re: You're a Clodhopper?

DJM301two years ago

Probably so. No front plate & tinted front windows are illegal in CA -but it's a "fix it" ticket (no point).

Nuvolari254two years ago

Oops! I was so amused & rambled on so much, I forgot to say "great post and pictures!".Blushing (n/t)

Nuvolari277two years ago

Thank you!, oh Great One! (n/t)

Anonymous User282two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Watch related news! Flash! Tom Swift Customs enters the Swiss market! (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments URL Video Attachments

Anonymous User690two years ago

The highest compliment I can pay any travel/visitor post is>>>

DJM310two years ago

Re: ..that it made me wish I'd been there.

Anonymous User271two years ago

Great Hospitality Ricky,... and that watch design... Jpeg Attachments

Flasharry310two years ago

Cool photo-essay! Thanks! smile (n/t)

StefG240two years ago

Made me all homesick and stuff sniff sniffI am crying Good job Ricky! Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike217two years ago

Thanks Ricky ! Thumbs up! (n/t)

DRFP257two years ago

What? No Graceland?? Crazy! Loco! (n/t)

JFK3531312two years ago

They did the Graceland Thing on their last visit. Wink (n/t)

Anonymous User251two years ago

Phew! Had me worried there for a sec. Because everyone everywhere knows Elvis. (n/t)

JFK3531279two years ago

great post! That last swiss mountain pic...amazing! (n/t)

Octopi267two years ago

Thanks a lot Ricky!

Tinu298two years ago

Travel Report Update! - A visit to Musée d'Horlogerie du Locle (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments URL

Anonymous User672two years ago

Great tour Ricky. Pls remind Administrators please to archive. Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC292two years ago

I have a hard enough time keeping up with me own Personal PMWF Museum please!. Eek! Oops! Gif Attachments

Anonymous User295two years ago

Fine, we won't archive it then. Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC274two years ago


Anonymous User236two years ago

Wow! That's a lot of stuff! Pretty Nifty! Clapping! (n/t)

MCV263two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Marc.

Anonymous User294two years ago

Another amazing tour Ricky!!!! Lots of very wonderful timepieces there....

dano0257two years ago

Re: Man, I'd love to have some of that turn of the century furniture!!!

Anonymous User272two years ago

Excellent thread Ricky...various period works there such as Rococo, Guilded

Poseidon-Jim292two years ago

You have managed to remind me of a favorite National Lampoon character. URL

Anonymous User296two years ago

Re: You have managed to remind me of a favorite National Lampoon character.

Poseidon-Jim215two years ago

Nice tour man Laughing >> Jpeg Attachments

wodo281two years ago

Re: The top left One hand only pocket watch is a nice/rare piece!

Anonymous User235two years ago

One more wow! and one more precioustopic! Bravo Ricky!Cheers!Cheers!Cheers! (n/t)

IF218two years ago

Thanks Bro. Yannis! Cool I still regret.. URL

Anonymous User270two years ago

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing (again!). laughing (n/t)

DJM218two years ago

I assure you 'twas my pleasure. Wink (n/t)

Anonymous User267two years ago

sensory overload is right, thanks again (n/t)

Cleans Up235two years ago

Travel Report Update! - A visit to Musée Omega (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User1,573two years ago

Why does George Clooney look like a borg? Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

DRFP289two years ago

WowEEE! Stunning, just stunning. One of the most impressive things to me was>>>

DJM278two years ago

Reading the subsequent posts in this thread made me realize something.

DJM241two years ago

FANTASTIC, that's quite a company history. Thanks for the tour. Clapping! (n/t)

Robmks262two years ago

Seriously Thank you it was awesome to see so many omegas !

DRFP299two years ago

Quite the tour, Monsignor!!! Thanks!! Laughing (n/t)

dano0231two years ago

Thanks, Ricky!

Les287two years ago

Re: I know that was a helluva lot of work, and we appreciate it.

Anonymous User257two years ago

"I highly recommend that you visit the museum"- I sorta feel like I just did!

Cleans Up216two years ago

Re: ..I wonder what the watchmaker wears?

Anonymous User249two years ago

Eek!DroolingWow! Now I want at least a dozen Omegas! Smile Thanks for that!Clapping! (n/t)

itschris261two years ago

Thank you! Ricky. What a treat! Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC241two years ago

Thank you! Ricky. Fantastic Tour and Pictures. Thumbs up! (n/t)

DanB270two years ago

Stunning post. Astonishing company. (n/t)

AlbertaTime292two years ago

Thank you! for the tour and Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off on the last shot laughing (n/t)

Micha201two years ago

Nice! Thumbs up! (n/t)

Catalin275two years ago

Did you stop at the gift shop on the way out? Laughing (n/t)

regnaD kciN263two years ago

They DID have a gift shop, but no watches there. I am confused

Anonymous User262two years ago

Whoa Nellie !!! >>> Absolutely Amamzing! Thank you! for your big efforts for us! Clapping! (n/t)

Riddim Driven265two years ago

Ricky, this is one of the your best topics, thank you, sir!!!Cheers!Cheers!Thumbs up!subj ectsmiley65! (n/t)

IF261two years ago

Great post, thanks!

Dre334two years ago

Re: Looks like you spent quite a bit of time there.. URL

Anonymous User289two years ago

WHAT an amazing post!! Thank you so much! Clapping! (n/t)

nkwatchy306two years ago

I'm dizzy! Eek! (n/t)

MCV274two years ago

Thank you! for a great tour Thumbs up! (n/t)

Jan247two years ago

Awesome! I stupidly sold an gorgeous Omega Quartz Seamaster back

johnizy249two years ago

Re: ..in 1988 and have never seen one like it since. I was hoping one like it would appear.. Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User237two years ago

Might be a lot of awesome watches, but definitely an awesome post! Thank you! (n/t)

SAH407283two years ago

You know, that was just to obvious for me to think of! Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

James T. Kirk©247two years ago

Travel Report Update! - A visit to a watch factory. (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User2,211two years ago

Awesome stuff Ricky. REALLY impressive machines. Thumbs Up (n/t)

DJM301two years ago

That they are.. WIS Honeymoon and I am not easily impressed in that regard! Laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User277two years ago

Impressive equipment... and a Condor with a Ducati 350 single... Jpeg Attachments

Flasharry271two years ago

"Ducati 350-based single" might be more accurate. If ye'll note.. Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User269two years ago

Indeed, that is a LATHE...

Flasharry284two years ago

Re: ..and here I am lusting for a 10" or so metal lathe and small vertical milling machine.. Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User265two years ago

Re: but could it keep pace with this Very Rich Man's Watch! Razor Jpeg Attachments

Flasharry256two years ago

Thanks for sharing such cool pics!Clapping! (n/t)

itschris224two years ago

My pleasure. Blushing (n/t)

Anonymous User251two years ago

Nice Thumbs Up (n/t)

wodo254two years ago

I really wish I could show you guys the prototype Hysek the Shop Manager was wearing. Frowning

Anonymous User248two years ago

Cool thanks. At first just looking at the pictures .........

Robmks278two years ago

Re: ..I thought that was your basement. Laughing

Anonymous User243two years ago

Thanks for the great report!

Smaug281two years ago

Re: I'm not sure I get why the Rolex guy was upset. Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User269two years ago

Cool machines! BTW that equipment would also be cheaper than Jessica too. Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser243two years ago

They are NOT inexpensive machines, mind you. Wink Gif Attachments

Anonymous User271two years ago

Wow! A really watch -wis- related topic! Top topic!!!Cheers!Cheers!Cheers!su bjectsmiley15! (n/t)

IF246two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Yannis! Cool

Anonymous User301two years ago

Ricky I had....Eek! ..............

IF237two years ago

Ah well, I understand. No doubt you were busier'n a 1-legged man in a butt-kickin' contest. Eek! URL

Anonymous User246two years ago

Ricky: Thanks for a look into a side of watchmaking that few of us think about. (n/t)

johnizy258two years ago

Welcome to PMWF! You know, it's funny.. URL

Anonymous User267two years ago

Don't hessitate to indulge us even more. Thanks again. (n/t)

johnizy232two years ago

What a great post! Thanks hugely for taking the time to put that together. Great read Cheers! (n/t)

nkwatchy309two years ago

Thanks mate! Innocent

Anonymous User258two years ago

mind blowing, could be the final statement of pennies to watches $$ to tools (n/t)

Cleans Up264two years ago

I hope you don't think it hubris when I say that, given just one of those machines, I could achieve a sort of One-Man Mini-Renaissance in American Watchmaking.

Anonymous User270two years ago

Thumbs up! Glad i scrolled to the end. Wink (n/t)

Larry232two years ago

Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

Anonymous User258two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Home again, home again, jiggity-jig (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User811two years ago

So besides the Knife any new additions to the Family? (n/t)

DRFP316two years ago

No new watches, if that's what ye're askin'. Smile URL

Anonymous User268two years ago

huh you would think they may cost less so close to the mother ship. (n/t)

DRFP290two years ago

A big part of it's the unfavorable USD-CHF exchange rate. The other side is..

Anonymous User319two years ago

Glad your home safe, Ricky. Welcome back. (n/t)

Mark C.268two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Mark! (n/t)

Anonymous User277two years ago

I noticed a shift in the WIS-Southern force recently......Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

greg honeycutt262two years ago

Y'all had me a bit worried with that "Will they let him back in? I am confused" nonsense! Eek!

Anonymous User287two years ago

well...you know how southerners get......spend too much time up north >

greg honeycutt284two years ago

I moved to southern Ga from Atlanta Area and it was said many many times

DRFP240two years ago

Bro. Honeycutt's got ye beat, mate.

Anonymous User350two years ago

that calls for a "damn right"!!!!

greg honeycutt280two years ago

Heh! = to my mind, any palce in the US is "down South" from where I'm at...

Flasharry296two years ago

I here ye. Smile And, to be fair...

Anonymous User358two years ago

Re: I here ye. Smile And, to be fair...

Flasharry294two years ago

Huh? LOL have you ever been in this part of Georgia?

DRFP336two years ago

Re: ..but to leave us out.................. No way! URL

Anonymous User282two years ago

Good to have you back on home soil Brother! laughing Even though>>>

DJM260two years ago

Thanks mate.

Anonymous User303two years ago

3rd well I am confused well ok its hard for us to swallowRolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

DRFP266two years ago

glad your home safe n sound, that's quite the manic collection

Cleans Up279two years ago

Good eye. Thumbs up! The mini is indeed a Victorinox. Blushing However... URL

Anonymous User293two years ago

Welcome to PMWF! Home! A kilo of Toblerone & Swiss Beans Laughing Giddy up!

Riddim Driven247two years ago

Re: Maybe you aren't the ridge runner I took you for.

Anonymous User278two years ago

Thank you! Me get you mon. Thumbs up! (n/t)

Riddim Driven270two years ago

.... to buy a fat pig (n/t)

Riddim Driven297two years ago

Glad you're back safely.

Les246two years ago

Re: One of those Wenger links looks awfully familiar....

Anonymous User249two years ago

Welcome to PMWF! back, Ricky! Cheers! (n/t)

Nuvolari274two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Michael.

Anonymous User270two years ago

Welcome back Ricky. There be no place like home, eh lad!t (n/t)

Timemiser295two years ago

True statement! Thumbs up!

Anonymous User319two years ago

Welcome to PMWF! Back Ricky! Yeah..those Commando's are hard to photo.... Image Attachments

dano0286two years ago

Ah! The infamous "Misfit Wenger"!

Anonymous User316two years ago

Nice! [wise guy mode on] isn't the little red knive a Victorinox and not a Wenger? [wise guy mode off] Laughing (n/t)

Micha316two years ago

You're absolutely right. Smile URL

Anonymous User265two years ago

I only speed read subject lines The Dude abides! (n/t)

Micha273two years ago

SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF244two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Yannis! (n/t)

Anonymous User338two years ago

Welcome back! Sounds like it was a great trip! Thumbs up! Cheers! (n/t)

Need_Omega295two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Probably the last one before I fly home (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments

Anonymous User554two years ago

Looks like fun, Ricky. Be safe and happy travels.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.302two years ago

the "killing machine" vette gets my vote for the awesome ride of the day >

greg honeycutt288two years ago

The fuzzy dice in the 'Vette would have to go...

JFK3531229two years ago

Personally I thought it was a nice touch. I am confused

Anonymous User257two years ago

Unless my eyes deceive me.. the second bike..

Flasharry287two years ago

You may be steam driven, but you keep up with your thumpers!Wink

itschris262two years ago

Technically not a thumper, since that term is traditionally reserved for single-cylinder bikes.

Anonymous User250two years ago

Duh! Brain fade. Sorry. Blushing (n/t)

itschris261two years ago

Its been a long time since I was into motorcycles actively..

Flasharry241two years ago

I took it for a Triumph! Oops! But looking closer..

Anonymous User280two years ago

My, what big eyes you have, Harry! Eek! I saw pea-shooter exhaust & just assumed Triumph, tsk tsk (n/t)

Nuvolari268two years ago

Thank you! Great pics Ricky. (n/t)

Larry301two years ago

Cool stuff again RL. Safe travels back home. (n/t)

DJM264two years ago

thanks for more fun pics (n/t)

Cleans Up276two years ago

All great pics! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega196two years ago

Nifty all the way around! Clapping! (n/t)

MCV280two years ago

Great TravelGanza RL -- Thank you! Safe travels -- Still can't believe they let you in Crazy! Loco! Laughing (n/t)

Riddim Driven294two years ago

I am confusedEek!What if they don't let him OUT!?Crazy! Loco!Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

itschris269two years ago

I think it would do him a world of good & we would se some real watches for a change Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Riddim Driven285two years ago

I am angry!

Anonymous User243two years ago

Thumbs up! on the Seamaster chrono Drooling (n/t)

Adam in NYC238two years ago

COOL Travel Report Thumbs Up Cool (n/t)

cmoy223two years ago

Thanks for the tour RL, now hurry home I have a project for ya!Wink

jeremd676244two years ago

Nice pics again Ricky, I've really enjoyed the variety! (n/t)

BobbyMike223two years ago

Always a great topic, Ricky!!!Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF286two years ago

Great photos, especially the station clock.Cheers! (n/t)

Brizza270two years ago

Those most be wealth folk fuelin' US Made Watch or Movement V8s! Crazy! Loco! laughing Way Cool Thumbs Up (n/t)

Nuvolari282two years ago

Great shots!! Alfa Romeo for president!!! wait...what?Cool (n/t)

Octopi244two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Window shopping (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User556two years ago

You found some really specials, Ricky!Cheers! (n/t)

IF312two years ago

So you did the "Tour du Cervin" Ricky? Laughing Wink (n/t)

wodo293two years ago

Yes, though an abbreviated version. Stunning! WIS Honeymoon (n/t)

Anonymous User314two years ago

There's a shorten version: TDC Laughing (n/t)

wodo260two years ago

Wait. Oops! Just googled "Tour du Cervin" and.. Gif Attachments

Anonymous User316two years ago

Nice map Thumbs Up (n/t)

wodo259two years ago

Beautiful country! I Like that FF, good choice Thumbs Up (n/t)

JP245two years ago

DroolingEnvious (n/t)

Need_Omega233two years ago

Sweet! And thanks again for picking up that FF for me. laughing (n/t)

DJM245two years ago

Nice ones Ricky Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC274two years ago

Travel Report Update! - A couple of photos from yesterday (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User657two years ago

You'd need some seriously deep pockets for that wouldn't you (n/t)

ausimik258two years ago

In more ways than one! Laughing

Anonymous User209two years ago

And no mountains summited? Laughing ..

wodo298two years ago

Oh, aye! Smile Of course! Cheers!

Anonymous User272two years ago

Love the Mondaine on the train platform! And>>>

DJM325two years ago

Re:.. if there's ANYBODY that could pull of carrying that knife, it's you. wink laughing

Anonymous User266two years ago

laughing (n/t)

DJM257two years ago

LaughingThumbs up! Ricky!!! (n/t)

IF263two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Yannis! (n/t)

Anonymous User213two years ago

IF you really had bought that knife, you would now have enough space in your pockets laughing

Micha247two years ago

I really DID get a new Swiss Army Knife. Cool

Anonymous User257two years ago

mcbroom.biz is not serving the pictures. There is one train service matter that I found better on Amtrak >>>

Reto212two years ago

Now the pics are showing... What in the world is that guy doing standing at the edge of the track at the>>>

Reto242two years ago

No photos? Oops! They show up fine here, Reto. I am confused Maybe clear your cache..

Anonymous User255two years ago

Did you realize you took the 1st pic at the station I used the most in my life? (n/t)

Reto238two years ago

I sure did. Smile I recalled.. URL

Anonymous User253two years ago

smile Where there are The Alps, there are lots of Retos (n/t)

Reto255two years ago

I did not realize until this trip.. URL

Anonymous User245two years ago

"Bubba" Castellazzi? That just sounds Crazy! Loco! (n/t)

itschris291two years ago

Oh, I dunno. For me, it rolls off the tongue quite naturally.

Anonymous User244two years ago

Oops! Forgot I had this photo! Oops! Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User276two years ago

Great pics once again LaughingThumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega248two years ago

Even if the train did leave you behind, with your new knife I'm sure you'd be able to survive! laughing

Nuvolari253two years ago

Oh, I'm an old hand at this. You could..

Anonymous User263two years ago

The only thing it doesn't have is a set of Launch keys for a soviet icbm Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

TardisPilot259two years ago

There's a SECRET compartment for that complication.

Anonymous User239two years ago

I picked a much smaller of these, still useable. This one is purely for exhibition and collectors >>>

Reto261two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Better late than never (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments

Anonymous User546two years ago

Re: Travel Report Update! - Better late than never

MCS288two years ago

Re: Have a safe trip back.

Anonymous User302two years ago

Hello Ricky! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF255two years ago

Hmmm, belt-driven from the (ceiling-mounted) countershaft? (n/t)

Anonymous User247two years ago

Ah - Lineshafting! Jpeg Attachments

Flasharry307two years ago

You got it! Thumbs up! 'twas the only viable option in 1902, really... (n/t)

Anonymous User281two years ago

Looks like a great trip, Ricky.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.249two years ago

Thanks for the pics!Clapping! (n/t)

itschris307two years ago

That Patek is SMOKIN!!!! Drooling (n/t)

dano0244two years ago

Stunning movement on the Patek! Thanks for the pics! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega266two years ago

Hey RL, that Swatch in the cafeteria just MIGHT>>>

DJM242two years ago

And then some. Oops! However..

Anonymous User251two years ago

Re: I'm thinkin' that I could wear it as a belt, without too much "tail" left over

DJM284two years ago

damn upside down bass akward strapping people....should be beaten with a sack of horse shoes.....

greg honeycutt245two years ago

Thanks for the update Ricky. I find your journey fascinating. (n/t)

Timemiser256two years ago

Where's the cows? Laughing Better thread here Thumbs Up (n/t)

wodo250two years ago

Stunning 5036 Thumbs up! (n/t)

Adam in NYC266two years ago

Travel Report Update! - It comes in handy to know people. Wink (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User614two years ago

Ricky, you are very lucky to see these!Cheers! (n/t)

IF289two years ago

Don't I know it! Wink (n/t)

Anonymous User226two years ago

Cool! I don't suppose they let you take pics, did they? (n/t)

Anonymous User260two years ago

Not only did they let me take pics, after I'd taken..

Anonymous User256two years ago

You must have been in watch-geek AND machinist-geek heaven, all at the same time. laughing (n/t)

DJM245two years ago

Boy howdy! WIS Honeymoon Mind you..

Anonymous User254two years ago

Re: Travel Report Update! - It comes in handy to know people. Wink

MCS259two years ago

Re: I did not no that they have a control for a seven axis mill Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User247two years ago

Thumbs Up lots of interesting machining on the case and lugs. You must have been in RL heaven laughing (n/t)

JP247two years ago

And how! Henceforth, I will be too embarrassed to ever again post.. URL

Anonymous User260two years ago

Interesting innovative design.Drooling (n/t)

itschris265two years ago

Did you take a sample for all us on the way out? You lucky guy (n/t)

Reto247two years ago

Alas, unlike Jaquet Droz, they were not handing out Free Samples. Wink (n/t)

Anonymous User272two years ago

Looks awesome to me Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega277two years ago

Travel Report Update! - This might be a PMWF first! (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments

Anonymous User680two years ago

If I'm ever to get shot.....I want to be shot from that gun!!! Laughing Jpeg Attachments

dano0270two years ago

that is very interesting

Bill J.312two years ago

Pretty Cool Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega238two years ago

indeed, a first that is really a 1st! very interesting. (n/t)

greg honeycutt233two years ago

A little tough to fit that to your wrist! (n/t)

Dre254two years ago

It's all in good fun until some clown shows up... Jpeg Attachments

Chris L271two years ago

Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

John N256two years ago

Especially since Ronald has lost his job, he might go postal! (n/t)

RussMurray296two years ago

Your need a strong wrist for that Thumbs Up (n/t)

Mark_Kershaw223two years ago

is it guaranteed accurate? ya know like COSC (n/t)

Cleans Up248two years ago

Cool bit of history there. laughing (n/t)

DJM245two years ago

Very interesting one! I had never seen this! We expect the posts, Ricky!Cheers! (n/t)

IF226two years ago

Nice artifact Ricky. The guy that punched in OMEGA was in a real hurry (n/t)

Reto247two years ago

He was no watchmaker, that's for sure. Laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User255two years ago

How can you be missing the PMWF?! You're still posting every day! Laughing (n/t)

nkwatchy273two years ago

No, I'm pretty sure I missed at least one day there. Oops! Two, I think! Wink (n/t)

Anonymous User300two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Today was kind of a bust, or "What a dufus I am!" (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User1,395two years ago

I think that's a Ural sidecar rig- Watch made in Russia (or CCCP) (n/t)

itschris288two years ago

I think you're correct Chris, I've been looking at those and the royal Enfields for a while (n/t)

BobbyMike274two years ago

Good eye, guys! Thumbs up! It is indeed a Ural. By all accounts I've seen..

Anonymous User284two years ago

Re: Travel Report Update! - Today was kind of a bust, or "What a dufus I am!"

DRFP326two years ago

Re: Hope your feeling better!

Anonymous User279two years ago

Great post Ricky Thumbs Up Don't drink the water - it'll give you the Sharts! Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Nuvolari267two years ago

NOW you tell me. I am confused

Anonymous User292two years ago

Fine reportage, RL! The Solings bring back memories>>

Anonymous User264two years ago

Re: ..I used to sail in the Soling class. I crewed in the 1991 Soling World Championship.

Anonymous User288two years ago

Not really that impressive, RL. At the time, >>

Anonymous User274two years ago

Glad you are feeling better, Great pic's. Smile (n/t)

DanB273two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Dan!

Anonymous User280two years ago

Cool stuff RL. Thumbs Up (n/t)

DJM266two years ago

Thanks partner! Blushing

Anonymous User264two years ago

Thanks for the report Ricky! I love that side car! (n/t)

Timemiser218two years ago

Me too. Thing that REALLY caught my attention is there are still plenty of 2-strokes on the road here

Anonymous User278two years ago

Funny thing in that last shot of the cows....see those price tag looking things on the ears?

dano0269two years ago

Ah - ear tagging... Usually done spring roundup time...

Flasharry262two years ago

Ah. Calf fries.. haven't sampled the Swiss calf fries yet.

Anonymous User272two years ago

Unless they fondued 'em... probably not..

Flasharry372two years ago

Re: Just waiting for Bob Barker to say......"A NEW COW!!" Cowbell not included!..

Anonymous User247two years ago

Hope everything goes very good for you,Ricky! And one more great topic!Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF258two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Yannis! Cheers! (n/t)

Anonymous User220two years ago

I WIS Honeymoon Swiss cows.

SAH407238two years ago

Re: The most amazing sleep I've ever had was accompanied by Swiss cowbells in Murren.

Anonymous User311two years ago

Thank you! Ricky, will go to the travel reports also Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto223two years ago

Any chocolate overdose yet? laughing (n/t)

JP221two years ago

No. But tell you what, I've had some slam-dunk double-throw-down GOOD chocolate! WIS Honeymoon Thumbs up!

Anonymous User311two years ago

Thank you! for the TR Ricky. I hope by now you are 100%. (n/t)

Larry249two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Neuchatel, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Le Locle, Jura mountains (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments URL

Anonymous User1,943two years ago

Sure, they were just giving away Jaquet Droz chronos! Laughing Laughing (n/t)

Adam in NYC287two years ago

Honest Injun! Innocent Wait. I am confused

Anonymous User297two years ago

Great photos Ricky, thanks. Looks like you're having a great time. Cheers! (n/t)

Brizza251two years ago

I am! Thumbs up! Of course..

Anonymous User257two years ago

Fun trip Thumbs Up (n/t)

JP281two years ago

'tis! But, come on, someone HAS to Call BS on the rent-a-car. Laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User240two years ago

I might say the same for the giveaway chrono, Mr. LEE!!!

dano0265two years ago

Oops! I'm busted! Laughing

Anonymous User244two years ago

I'm guessing Ford Ka (n/t)

itschris297two years ago

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzt! But I'll come clean. Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User312two years ago

it's a Seat of some kind... Image Attachments

BobbyMike307two years ago

I tink its a Renault Kangoo >>> Jpeg Attachments

JP302two years ago

I have a strange attraction to tiny vans... Jpeg Attachments Image Attachments

BobbyMike281two years ago

I thought maybe you may have rented this.... Image Attachments

dano0256two years ago

Seat or Skoda? (n/t)

JP256two years ago

SEAT IbizaCool (n/t)

itschris253two years ago

Ding ding ding! Give the man a cigar! Clapping! URL

Anonymous User265two years ago

A Dacia logan, maybe? ( Renault).Smile (n/t)

IF263two years ago

obvious at a glance laughing the Acura has US position lights and front plates are obliged in Europe laughing (n/t)

Micha279two years ago

Free swiss Chronograph....FAST CAR!?!!?! Le Locle? Man...am I JEALOUS!!!!

dano0266two years ago

ahh living vicariously, aint it grand

Cleans Up278two years ago

Re: Shovel all the BS you want RL..

Anonymous User263two years ago

Fibbing aside, looks like you're having a great time. Thumbs Up (n/t)

DJM300two years ago

Fibbing? Eek! Why Bro. Dan! I am confused

Anonymous User262two years ago

laughing I'll admit, you had me going>>>

DJM296two years ago

Re: ..for a minute there. laughing

Anonymous User256two years ago

How did they let a cheap ass hilljack like you into that Country anyways I am confused Laughing

Riddim Driven225two years ago

I got a Passport! Crazy! Loco!

Anonymous User295two years ago

Well, WE know it's a Fake aleart, but it musta workedCrazy! Loco! Thank you! for the pictorial

Riddim Driven254two years ago

Re: Hopefully when you get home your standards will be raised Laughing

Anonymous User273two years ago

Great pictures, Thank you! Thumbs up! (n/t)

DanB278two years ago

Great pics, RL! Thumbs Up Have fun! (n/t)

Anonymous User263two years ago

Based on that I'm going to have to move! Sounds like a great country that would be easy to WIS HoneymoonThumbs Up (n/t)

Nuvolari266two years ago

Ricky, we love these topics of yours! Cheers!Cheers!Thumbs up! Jpeg Attachments

IF256two years ago

Re: And , since we talk about... Neuchatel, here is one !!!.....Smile

Anonymous User310two years ago

Yes, sir! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF298two years ago

be very careful! Speed traps are more common than traffic lights in Switzerland and...

Micha261two years ago

Re: ..fines are EEK! ca. SFR 1200 for 20 km/h too fast in the city....

Anonymous User282two years ago

mind you, the Swiss are considered to be among the most civilized drivers in Europe Laughing (n/t)

Micha296two years ago

Oh, agreed! Thumbs up! Most impressive to me..

Anonymous User240two years ago

Nice report Ricky, thanks a lot. I was at the Expo 64 in Lausanne, the car stars of that exhibition where the>

Reto283two years ago

Re: My roots are still firmly in Switzerland, but I have always wanted to see the whole Planet.

Anonymous User272two years ago

Cool pics, wait the following ones Smile (n/t)

wodo273two years ago

Looks great, Ricky. Thumbs up!Have FUN!!!!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.334two years ago

Great pics! Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega280two years ago

Travel Report Update! - This one's just for you Bro. BillyGreek! (Swiss trip 2011) Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User493two years ago

ANy chance of "Sample watches" coming home? Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

DRFP318two years ago

Keep em coming bro Ricky Lee. Smile (n/t)

Larry266two years ago

Great Ricky! Keep those updates coming. (n/t)

Timemiser252two years ago

Thks Ricky. Keep those watch pics coming. Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC216two years ago

Thumbs up! Smile (n/t)

DanB251two years ago

Very good!LaughingThumbs up! (n/t)

IF270two years ago

Make sure you collect yourself a souvenir...

AndrewP265two years ago

I hope they offer "free samples" laughing Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Nuvolari252two years ago

Nice find Thumbs Up Don't worry about the quality, at least they do not chase you away from >>>

Reto271two years ago

Re: Strange incident in Asia, were intellectual properties are often not regarded very highly

Anonymous User265two years ago

Thanks Ricky, sorry late in replying as I have been off PMWF for a bit, the Marvins are cool right?? (n/t)

BILLANAGNOS(GREEK)217two years ago

Travel Report Update! - Hi Ho, Hi Ho, to Biel/Bienne we go! (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments

Anonymous User593two years ago

In the Jura there are no more trains, just Post coaches (n/t)

Reto281two years ago

These yellow cars do not run as frequent as the SBB, and you need good map too

Reto273two years ago

Re: In the Jura there are no more trains, just Post coaches Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User240two years ago

Great, go into that remote area. You will be surprised how beautiful and tranquil it is and >>>

Reto317two years ago

I defer to Reto on the car issue, but the other one's a no-brainer RL!

DJM262two years ago

Good one Thumbs Up clapping You are really getting to know the Swiss Made Watch or Movement (n/t)

Reto288two years ago

Re: You GOTTA go clockwise in Switzerland. Crazy! Loco! laughing Gif Attachments

Anonymous User315two years ago

It would save some watch budget money if you stuck with the train....

dano0242two years ago

He can buy whatever he likes with his Platinum card Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off USD 2345 = expensive Swiss dinner >>

Reto260two years ago

Re: ..on the expenses sheet. No one will dare to check Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off

Anonymous User275two years ago

Rent a bike then smile (n/t)

Reto283two years ago

I just might! Wink It is.. Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User208two years ago

I meant a motorbike Ricky, a real nice one too, since your boss is paying for it Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

Reto253two years ago

Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF279two years ago

Mouarff Ricky!! Hey, why not make a visit to Glycine Watch SA? Laughing (n/t)

wodo271two years ago

Thanks mate! Looking forward to seeing' em!

Flasharry222two years ago

Thanks for the update...

AndrewP196two years ago

Travel Report Update! - No python bites or botly infestations, so.. (Swiss trip 2011) Image Attachments URL

Anonymous User572two years ago

Very well. Glad you made it. Cheers! (n/t)

JP286two years ago

Glad you landed safely! - as far as air travel..

Flasharry333two years ago

Re: Pfffft! - any sane sentient knows that rail is the civilized way to go.. Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User322two years ago

You should have wore your Mondaine! Mon Dieu! (n/t)

Flasharry285two years ago

What makes you think I didn't? I am confused

Anonymous User287two years ago

Wearing a Sweiss RR watch on a Swiss train? = Thumbs up!

Flasharry233two years ago

A confession. I did NOT bring the Mondaine. I am crying Crazy! Loco!

Anonymous User240two years ago

Glad you made it Bro Ricky!!! Looks like that pint was much needed!!!

dano0230two years ago

Thank you! Bro. Dano! 'twas. Wink

Anonymous User284two years ago

Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF247two years ago

Great pics! Cheers! (n/t)

Need_Omega272two years ago

Re: the pilot aborted the first landing attempt because there was a plane still taxiing on our runway.

DJM247two years ago

Re: Yikes bro! THAT is some scary stuff.

Anonymous User273two years ago

Thks for the pic Ricky. Does anyone know if that Longines has the original Weems dial or is it an Hour Angle?

Adam in NYC255two years ago

Isn't it a Longines Lindberg? (n/t)

JP330two years ago

The one Ricky posted is an Hour Angle aka Lindberg. Weems refers to the bezel system >

Adam in NYC354two years ago

Not original Weems.. JP nailed it, 'tis the Lindbergh.

Anonymous User294two years ago

Great pics! Looking forward too more. (n/t)

Timemiser237two years ago

Glad you're having a good time- check out the pizza across the street and to the left of your hotel.

itschris272two years ago

That'd be the Bella Vita? Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User268two years ago

I was checking out the neighborhood on Google maps.Wink (n/t)

itschris278two years ago

Have a great time sir Smile And i'm Drooling for that Murphy's Laughing (n/t)

wodo266two years ago

I had just the one, then switched to Cardinal lager. Mmmmmmm! WIS Honeymoon (n/t)

Anonymous User272two years ago

Thumbs Up Thumbs Up, Ricky! (n/t)

John N212two years ago

Thanks for checking in Ricky Thumbs Up Have a great time in good old Switzerland Cheers! (n/t)

Reto282two years ago

Thank you! Boss! I will (and am! WIS Honeymoon) (n/t)

Anonymous User223two years ago

Cheers Ricky!Cheers! Hope you will have a Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr8 time in Europe!Cool (n/t)

Wycombe235two years ago

Go Ricky-Lee! Enjoy yourself on your European trip...

AndrewP246two years ago

Collection update, part 7 Jpeg Attachments

Paul J Costa1,511two years ago

Wow! You're bustin' out! Yet to read all the parts, but very exciting! Thank you! (n/t)

Riddim Driven316two years ago

Nice to see and very enjoyable indeed! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Mark_Kershaw343two years ago

Great series, Paul!Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF376two years ago

The early Glycine stood out for me Thumbs Up (marked for archive). Thanks a lot for posting your collection Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto342two years ago

Just read them all! Thanks for all of the posts! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega265two years ago

Fantastic collection. Thumbs up! (n/t)

jacobo327two years ago

Nifty pieces! (n/t)

Timemiser379two years ago

Very cool, Paul.Thumbs up! Love the Glycine.DroolingEnvious (n/t)

Mark C.333two years ago

Clapping! Clapping! Thanks for the tour, Paul! >>

Anonymous User327two years ago

Awesome tour of the collection! WIS Honeymoon Bro. Paul. Thumbs up! I can't resist a few comments.. Gif Attachments URL

Anonymous User429two years ago

Collection update, part 6 Jpeg Attachments

Paul J Costa1,716two years ago

Cool ! Cheers! (n/t)

IF289two years ago

Climbing back up on my chair. The 12 $ Orkina knocked me off the chair, wow! (noted for archive) (n/t)

Reto334two years ago

Thanks Paul. Your collection is fantastic. So many unique pieces. (n/t)

JP283two years ago

Some really cool pieces. (n/t)

Timemiser289two years ago

Very cool, Paul. Thumbs up! Love the divers.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.262two years ago

Kool stuff! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Mark_Kershaw272two years ago

This topic has been moved. Lume Update, success Jpeg Attachments

solex142three months ago

This topic has been moved. Watch or Accessory Review The Tale of the Tape: Three new cases from Vostok. Jpeg Attachments

Dave M209last year

This topic has been moved. PMWF Museum please! Vintage Citizen 'Family Trees' URL

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