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James T. Kirk©  
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December 08, 2012 06:11PM
I was late this morning, so still in my jammies, when the doorbell rang and I got a little box, which I did not have to sign for and smelled like it came from a smokers household Yuk! Puke!

Anyway, out of it came my Greek purchase, the Swatch Irony The Chrono GET FLY ARANCIONE YOS415G!! Clapping!

I did not dress, but put on a bath robe, went to my little polishing machine and got to work. It took me a bit more time then norma to clean up the scratch in the acrylic crystal but I managed. At making a picture, I found, there is still some uneveness in the crystal, which one only sees in a picture and in certain light, so I still have to polish that out. It is noticeable between the 3 and the date window. Had to remove one link and replace the pin of the clasp to the outside and I was OK. Extensive cleaning was also necessary, especially after polishing. Then to finish it off, I took a shower with it Laughing
For the rest, I'm really happy. It came in just 5 days after winning, in box with all the papers and links, it is very SOLID and heavy, about the weight of my Army Watch Germany, but a few mm's larger and smoother overall...


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Watch related news! It's a happy day, a new watch arrived A BIG Swiss Made Watch or Movement Image Attachments URL

James T. Kirk©323December 08, 2012 06:11PM

Nice score, Jim.Thumbs up! Congrats and enjoy. (n/t)

Mark C.67December 10, 2012 01:53PM

Thank you! Mark! Cheers! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©81December 10, 2012 03:50PM

Re: Watch related news! It's a happy day, a new watch arrived Very Nice! Congrats! (n/t)

hpo62December 09, 2012 07:22AM

Thank you!Smile (n/t)

James T. Kirk©56December 09, 2012 12:10PM

Congrats Cap'n Cheers! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack54December 09, 2012 07:22AM

Thanks Ethan, I'm very happy as it was a bargain! Thumbs up! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©47December 09, 2012 12:10PM

Very nice Captain, congrats Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto51December 09, 2012 06:45AM

Thank you! Reto! Smile (n/t)

James T. Kirk©62December 09, 2012 12:09PM

That is one sweet Swatch! Congrats, Captain!Cheers! (n/t)

RR21858December 09, 2012 03:51AM

Thank you, my friend, one of those seldom occasions, you're the only bidder!

James T. Kirk©52December 09, 2012 12:09PM

congrats and well done for the fix Your vote is required (n/t)

jackrobinson69December 08, 2012 11:48PM

Thank you! my friend, not totally happy with it, but I will get there... Wink (n/t)

James T. Kirk©61December 08, 2012 11:56PM

just remember the acrylic is not very thick so don't make it thin and fragile with your polishing device (n/t)

jackrobinson63December 09, 2012 01:24AM

I might just keep it like this, as it is not really visible with the naked eye... (n/t)

James T. Kirk©57December 09, 2012 01:29AM

Congrats Captain! smile (n/t)

wodo61December 08, 2012 08:52PM

Merci beaucoup, mon ami! Thumbs up! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©77December 08, 2012 11:33PM

A very nice one, Johan! Enjoy it! Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF67December 08, 2012 07:05PM

Thank you! Yannis, Nikos sent me a nice watch indeed! Wink (n/t)

James T. Kirk©62December 08, 2012 11:27PM



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