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I normally only buy maybe one or two watches a year, however a couple of weeks ago I couldn't pass up this offer. I met up with an acquaintance that recently bought a very large estate collection of watches (like 150+ watches). He let me cherry pick the ones I wanted, which came down to these 4:

Universal Geneve Automatic Chronograph (silver dial, roman numerals)
Universal Geneve Aero-Compax (manual wind, chronograph and 24hr hand)
Oris Classic Pointer Date, display back with old-school plexi crystal
Oris Big Crown Chronograph, display back (yellow hands for chrono)

We negotiated a little and I was lucky enough to bring them all home. With a little TLC (polished the cases and replaced most of the worn straps with extra NATO's I had lying around and below are the results so far. My watchmaker was looking at the UG Aero-Compax and told me he was surprised the movement they used was an Omega caliber (same one used in some older Speedmasters). So was I!

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-Troy
 

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Oris models are always a good pick. All here though, are nice choices. Enjoy!
 

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Very nice Troy. Congrats!
 

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Those are some great looking additions! I like the looks of that Universal Geneve. Congrats on your fantastic four!
 

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Universal Geneve Automatic Chronograph (silver dial, roman numerals) would be my pick. Nice one.
 

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A very nice looking Quartet.
 

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The Oris looks nice on the green contrast nato for something different. Nice combo.
 

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Thanks everyone for the kind words. I just need to decide what strap to put on the Oris Pointer Calendar. I'm thinking a brown suede strap.

-Troy
 

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Great haul! Love those UG's.


~Sherry.
 

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I think the Pointer Date would look pretty spiffy on a nice, nontextured, semigloss, black calfskin. Simple and dressy.
Nice catch
 
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