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  1. Public Forum
    A few months ago I managed to pick up this vintage 1960s dive watch off of eBay and have been trying to research the Mabo brand. Mabo is almost certainly a victim of the quartz crisis and seems to be a French watch manufacturer given that "antichoc" is plastered on the dial. Other than that I...
  2. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For sale is my Yema Superman Heritage U.S. Edition. I acquired this from a fellow WUS member. The watch comes in its original leather case with the original stainless steel bracelet. Much has been written on this bracelet on this and other forums. I like the design, but they could have done...
  3. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi all. Selling a very nice and rare automatic beuchat abyss diver watch from the 90s. automatic miyota. nice colored dial and this is the rare made in france version. comes on the colored nato as shown. there are engraving of numbers on the side, so this might have been used by a military unit...
  4. Public Forum
    Hi, I'm trying to learn french on my one and the best and only way I could find to do this is to listen to French Watches podcast. The problem is I can't find any, mabe couldn't find the correct words to search on Google. So any tips? Thanks, Nuno
  5. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    I bought this in Paris in January and I have used it a lot, though it is pretty clean of scratches. Made by the French dive-gear manufacturer Ralf Tech. It is a Hybrid Drive, which is described as a kind of kinetic quartz movement with a modified 'high speed' rotor and a German-made...
  6. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Selling what I think is one of the best "budget" buys in watches today: Bell & Ross BR-123 - EXC in box, warranty card - Comes w/ signed deployant clasp and several extra straps from BandRBands and elsewhere $1400 OBO PP gift or bankwire For trades, I'd be looking to add cash and trade toward...
  7. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    I am selling a few watches to fund a grail. This is a cool retro 1970s era Vintage Mortima Super Datomatic Diver. It is a French watch with a manual 17 jewel movement. It keeps good time. The dial appears original, as do the hands. No information about service. It has a large case, 43X40mm on...
  8. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For sale is an Orient Perpetual Calendar automatic watch. Price is $125 including PayPal fees and US shipping. For shipping outside of the US, please PM me first. 45mm stainless steel case. Orient 46943 Automatic movement. English and French day and date. Perpetual calendar wheels that are...
  9. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    NO LONGER AVAILABLE Midas, 17 jewel French manual wind vintage watch - $75 38mm case, 20mm lugs Very unusual piece, bought from ebay as new old stock. FE or French Ebauches movement, Antishoc, date at 3pm, Cupillard cal 233-66. Head only. Keeps reasonable time. Reason for selling: Thinning the...
  10. News from the Watch Industry
    Triton is a familiar name to vintage dive watch collectors, but to others it may seem like another zombie brand being resurrected. The watch had a very short life span, but nonetheless a very interesting life. Triton officially came into the market in 1963 and faded away just as quartz...
  11. Clock world
    Hello all. I ordered a french crystal regulator clock from ebay. with the mercury pendulum, everything was fine, aside from they did not remove the movement (Which is held in by 3 small pins) while also not putting next to any packing inside. so the movement was holding on by one pin and the...
  12. News from the Watch Industry
    Long established French watchmakers, the Leroy Manufacture, is donating Chronomètre Observatoire, a Pièce unique for Only Watch 2015. It's a one-off from the Osmior line that is inspired by one of the historical models in the brand museum: an aluminium travel clock with grande sonnerie dating...
  13. Public Forum
    Hi Guys, Just picked up this LIP watch on ebay- I love the watch, its absolutely beautiful, and was really pleased by it in person. It's in really pristine condition. The seller says its from around WW1 or WW2. Im basically just wondering if you think that's true, or if its real at all. I didnt...
  14. Dive watches
    Can anyone recommend a good repairer of vintage divers in UK or US? My newest acquisition will need servicing, calibration, and pressure testing. Be frank, though. Am I expecting too much to be able to take a vintage diver like this on my next dive?
  15. Dive watches
    I fell in love with this watch and bought it - it was a low-enough price for me to go ahead and snap it up, while the seller has a good reputation, he couldn't answer many questions, and didn't have the tools to remove the back bezel and provide images of movement. I had it sent directly to...
  16. Public Forum
    Good day, this is my first post in this forum but I have been casually browsing for a little while. Hello everyone and please take good care of me. When my grandfather past away, he left me this watch, it is a Yema 91.003.6AA, It was left in a box for years until I moved back to France. The...
  17. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    MATWATCHES AG1 Automatic 200m Comes with two additional watch straps. MECHANISM Movement: Swiss ETA 2824 automatic movement Frequency: 28,800 / h Jewels: Ruby 25 jewels Power reserve: 42h Winding: Automatic, H + M + S + Date Material: 316L steel - PVD Black Dial: Black with matt index...
  18. Public Forum
    I found this watch with the things my grandfather left to me. I know absolutely nothing about watches. I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum or inappropriate somehow, and I'll gladly remove my post if so. Here is what's printed on the front: LIP Himalaya Automatic Calendrier The back: lunette...
  19. Public Forum
    Hi, this is my first post and I am by no means a watch expert, but I am looking for information on this watch I bought many years ago. A Dodane type 21 helicopter edition. On the research I have done, my understanding is that there were only about 50 ever made of these. I'm enclosing a picture...
  20. Watches - Straps & Bracelets
    For Sale: 24x24 JR French Ammo strap -Size: 140/80 -Sewn-in brushed flat buckle with custom lightly polished edge -Two Floating keepers, No tubes, black edgecoating on the sides -Condition: lightly worn, so still in great condition PRICE: $70 shipped in US with Paypal payment PM me if...
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