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  1. Watch Storage Wind Daily?

    Public Forum
    It's been a few years now that I have reignite my interest in watches. I own quite a bit of Automatic watches now and I keep them all in a watch box. I switch up which watches I wear on a near daily basis and so some watches eventually stop. Should I be winding these watches up every-day...
  2. [WTB] EPOS Originale Manual Wind

    WTB - Wanted to Buy
    Hello, I am looking to purchase an EPOS Originale with manual wind movement, white dial, and gold case. Let me know if you have one for sale! Picture for reference:
  3. How many times do you wind your 1960s Seiko?

    Hi All I recently bought a 1964 Seiko Sportsman Calendar. My question is: How many times do you turn the crown when winding yours, and how long does it run for then? I turn mine about 8 times and then it runs for maybe 12 hours. Thanks!
  4. is it safe to 'resurrect' old automatic 2824-2?

    Public Forum
    Hello all, Would like some advice on this. I have an Tag Calibre 5 (2824-2) that has not been worn for about 5 - 6 years. I'm now thinking of winding it up, setting the time and sticking it in a watch winder. Given it has been sitting idle for such a long time, would suddenly using it w/o...
  5. FS: Hamilton Khaki Field Officer Hand winding - Black dial - $220 OBO

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    SOLD!! Up for your consideration: The Hamilton Khaki Field Officer Hand wind, black dial, Ref: H69419933 Features: Sapphire crystal Movement: Swiss ETA 2804-2 manual wind Crown: Hamilton signed crown WR: 5 ATM Case: Stainless steel, bead blasted @ 38mm dia and 8mm (!) thick Strap...
  6. First Seiko Mod - Do I have to let the watch wind down before modding?

    Hi, I've got my watch ready (SNZH55), my new dial (Dagaz FFF dial), all the tools, and I'm about to do my first mod. Wish me luck... I've spent countless hours reading blogs about watch modding, however I've got a (probably stupid) question that I've never seen addressed in the guides I've...
  7. Dagaz Thunderbolt - Sold

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Watch is in excellent condition, There are two even shiny spots on a link (fifth photo), looks like due to rubbing against another link. Other than that, pristine! Finish is matte bead-blasted 316L stainless steel Case width: 39mm With crown: 43mm Lug to lug: 46mm Lug width: 20mm Case...
  8. Advice Needed: Considering a Hamilton Khaki - Field - Officer Handwinding - H69419363

    Greetings Folks at watchuseek, I recently decide it was time to replace my phone, as my timekeeper, with a wristwatch. I have since stumbled across the Hamilition Khaki - Field - Officer Handwinding (H69419363), and I believe I am glad I did; however I've been trying to decide who I would...
  9. My first vintage: A Stowa! Pictures and questions galore...

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hey :) I was looking for a small dress watch with a domed crystal about a month ago... and my search lead me to a whole slew of vintage watches. I spent a few days on the good old auction site, and ended up winning a Stowa that caught my eye. I got the watch for about $60-70. This stowa is...
  10. Manual winding watch: can you suggest some models?

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    Hello WUS readers, i'm looking for a manual winding watch. The guideline for the research are: - Price below 2000€ (2600$, 1600£) - Case diameter up to 40mm - Sapphire glass - New I already own a Nomos and i know their watches, so please suggest something else. I would like to see if there's...
  11. EOLE Wind Energy Watch, by Julien Moise

    News from the Watch Industry
    This interactive watch by Julien Moise uses the wearer’s own renewable wind energy to power it’s icy blue display. To read the time the user simply blows on the propeller mechanism to generate just enough electricity to activate a short visual sequence. You might get some strange looks blowing...
  12. How long does it take for a watch to be fully winded on your wrist?

    I am just curious but does anyone know how long it takes for a watch to be fully winded when its on your wrist? I have a Seiko SKX007 if that matters.
  13. WTB: Hamilton X-Wind (H77616533) or Hamilton Khaki King Pilot (H64715885)

    WTB - Wanted to Buy
    Looking for wither of these two watches: Hamilton X-Wind OR Hamilton Khaki King Pilot New or used in excellent condition! E-mail me at munchy2000 at hotmail dot com Thanks!
  14. Want to buy a new watch,but cant find the prefect one [The Actions Are Back]

    Chinese Mechanical watches
    Hey all! :-) it's been months since i started to look for my perferct watch. firstly i ordered a cjiaba watch: CJIABA CHRONOGRAPH AUTOMATIC DATE LEATHER STRAP WATCH - eBay (item 350410497266 end time Nov-07-10 05:54:12 PST) i really like the design, but it was defective so i replaced it and...
  15. Jaeger LeCoultre Wind Indicator ..suggestions/insight?

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hello all- Im new to watchuseek. I have always loved watches, but only recently I have been working in a job where I can afford to begin to collect. Recently I received an Omega Seamaster Professional as a gift which I love (I have always loved omegas) More recently I have been interested in...
  16. Brand new seagull m192s won't wind

    Chinese Mechanical watches
    Just received my new seagull m192s and immediately tried to wind it to no avail. I own many mechanical watches and cannot figure out what the issue may be. The instructions are in Chinese although I cannot imagine I am doing it incorrectly. This is my first chronograph which may be the issue...
  17. FS: Silver Manual Wind Skeleton Watch

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    SOLD Silver Manual Wind Skeleton Watch Price: $20 shipped within U.S. International shipping $10 Payment: PayPal Contact: [email protected] Condition: 100% new Model: Skeleton Case material: Stainless steel Movement: Manual Wind Dial: Silver Skeleton with black roman number markers...
  18. FS: Gold Manual Wind Skeleton Watch

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    SOLD Gold Manual Wind Skeleton Watch Price: $20 shipped within U.S. International shipping $10 Payment: PayPal Contact: GQ1 @ Condition: 100% new Model: Skeleton Case material: Stainless steel Movement: Manual Wind Dial: Gold Skeleton with black roman number markers Hands...
  19. Zeno Nostalgia 1868 "Hand-Winding" -- Source?

    Affordable watches
    I'm curious if anyone knows of a dealer that might have the following watch: Zeno makes a few versions of this: an automatic with a coaxial second hand, a manual wind with the second dial at 9 o'clock, and a manual...