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Well, even your friendly co-mod buys watches occasionally (too often for She Who Must Be Obeyed, but I do buy something every so often...).

It's an Enicar Ultrasonic with an absolutely lovely AR 1120 red-gold plated calibre inside, and I can't find any references about this calibre! Don't have any pictures right now, as my daughter has my digicam, but does anyone have any references or links about this?

Has a rather battered chromed case with a lovely spring-held bayonet back that takes just a short turn to take off, and it's got a nice textured silver face with virtually no wear and tear, non-lumed hands.

Very nice strong beat, the AR 1120 is fairly unusual in that the balance wheel assembly looks "backwards", as the bridge is anchored not on the right of the balance, but rather on the left.

Since roughly 12:00 noon it's been running smack on: doesn't hack, but it is set to be 52 seconds ahead of the current atomic time minute and has held that over the last 8 hours or so.

JohnF

PS: did the usual google searches and was also at Ranfft, who doesn't have the AR 1120...
 

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Thanks for the tip! Didn't know that connection...

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Tom -

You rascal. :)

The calibre that you show here isn't the one I have, which had differently shaped bridges. And my ultrasonic cleaner is a tad smaller than yours. Did it come with the towel or did you photoshop that one in?

And let's not get into the stories of what Japanese women have used to ... no, let's not go there at all...

JohnF
 

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Sorta kinda, but the bridges are very different.

And what do you make of the **two** pointers on the balance wheel microadjusting assembly???

JohnF
 

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Impatient, are we? :)

Sunday is the first day I will be able to come up for air long enough to take some pictures...

Enircar, Roamer and Favor will be pictured, as well as some others...

JohnF

PS: yes, got a Roamer, automatic, rather nice shape. I blame everyone here. :)
 
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