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  1. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi everybody, Today I received an Altus watch. It was listed as Altus/Glycine but I'm not sure that this it the Altus company that Glycine acquired at some point. Even if they were related this is probably pre Glycine. Does anyone have any info about the connection? The things that attracted...
  2. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Dear readers, I am new to watchuseek! So first of all, hi! and my compliments on the forum - very nice stories, information and of course pictures! Recently I acquired an old Altus watch and I have been trying to gain some information on it. Being completely new to the world of wristwatches I...
  3. Pilots' & Military watches
    Building on its range of aviation watches and its close ties with the RAF, Christopher Ward have just unveiled a brand new watch called the C11 Pilot – inspired by contemporary altimeters. The watch is available as an automatic and a chronograph from late August 2011. Related link...
  4. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Finally got around to pulling an old watch out of the drawer that my wife's grandfather had left me. I wound it up and so far it has been keeping excellent time. Picked up a cheap leather band to get me by until I find something more fitting for this timepiece. I have spent the afternoon...
  5. Pilots' & Military watches
    Here's a couple of US military watches that have been "got running" rather than faithfully restored. See the first one here and I completed this one yesterday. Revived watches a.k.a. "Frankens" have a place in my collection - to wear without too much regard for loss or damage, the while...
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