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  1. Public Forum
    Hey everyone! excuse my lack of knowledge but I've noticed a good amount of love for diver watches. Why is that case? Can we dial down a tad and explain here? But to be honest the style has grown on me a lot over time but I'd like to be educated on why everyone else seems to appreciate them so...
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    Recently, I purchased a what some would call a (Mumbai special) HMT fraken watch from the "Bay". I've been wearing this really affordable watch for a month now, and I like it more than some of my swiss pieces. Call me crazy? I feel this is a really great value buy, even though it may not be as...
  5. Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi, I have received many HMT watches from a gentleman who relocated to Ireland recently and I have been tasked to give away the watches without any profiteering. So after consultations, the person wants the watches to be given away at almost half their original purchase price. All the watches...
  6. Watchmaking
    Hi, I've been unsuccessfully searching on Google looking for info on replacing the metal case backs of mechanical watches with glass display backs so that you can see the mechanism, purely for aesthetic reasons. I haven't been able to find anything on it, probably my poor researching skills...
  7. eBay Auctions
    Last Piece HMT Original Authentic Brand NEW HMT Pilot BD Mechanical Watch | eBay This is the listing of the last 2 HMT PILOT Mechanical BD Watches.
  8. Public Forum
    Dear WUS fellows, I've been wanting to tell you this ever since I've joined you... I just love to (hand)wind my "mechanical" watches! (Where I'm from, we use just "mechanical" to differentiate the hand-winding movement watches from the automatic-winding or quartz movement ones.) I usually wind...
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    My watch obsession started about 3 years ago and since that time I’ve been collating various websites and brands that caught my eye. They were mainly small and boutique watch brands as I felt they offered the best value for money. So recently I decided to build a website and share what I have...
  10. Affordable watches
    Friends, I have great news to share with all of you. Over the last few months, we had a series of discussions with the marketing leadership of HMT watches. I gave them an insight on the passion people have for HMT watches (specially mechanical and automatic watches). We also discussed with...
  11. Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello, I wonder if you would be so kind as to lend your expertise. I have a Bucherer vintage mechanical watch that runs perfectly. It was sold to me as a gold-filled watch. The face reads, "Bucherer, 17 Jewel, Swiss" and has what appears to be a crown at the top above the Bucherer name. The...
  12. Public Forum
    Planning to buy an automatic, have found the Citizen NP1000 series and Seiko 5 series to be affordable, I'm on a very tight budget.. :roll: Can you guys help me choose one..;-) http://www.itoctoc.co.kr/shop/images/citizen/citizen_NP1000-55A.JPG...
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    we know that nearly all mechanical watches have a rate of 5~8 ticks per second think that a mechanical watch have an error a very tiny error of 1/600 ticks that to say losing 0.1 second every MINUTE you would say that's nothing but just to calculate it 0.1 sec /min that's losing 6sec every 1...
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    Before purchase your mechanical watch, there are a few points need to be considered. my father is a watch collector, and since I was little, I have the honour growing up with some of the world's best watches: pocket and wrist alike. I want to share my experience with you. I hope you find it...
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