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Old 01-22-2007, 02:45 PM   #1
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Got a cool watch? Let's see it.

It's been a while since we've had a watch thread so...

Found this over the weekend.
I have boxes of stuff left from my Dads house that I have yet to go through. This was in one of his boxes.

Inscribed on the back is:
"Bureau of ships
US Navy
Comparing Watch
10612-1943"

Inside it has the usual markings along with a U.S. Govt stamp.



We'll see if we can get going again
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:01 PM   #2
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Paging ATG to the "Bling" thread.

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Old 01-22-2007, 03:01 PM   #3
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Cartier Roadster my buddy got on one of our down river
snorkle trips a couple years back. Sold it on ebay for $1500.



Nothing that great in my collection...
I do have more sunglasses then Ill ever need in a lifetime.
The river drunks replace the supply every year.



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Old 01-22-2007, 03:09 PM   #4
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Nothing that great in my collection...
I do have more sunglasses then Ill ever need in a lifetime.
The river drunks replace the supply every year.
+1 Watches, sunglasses and pens are my weakness
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:14 PM   #5
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Had one of these for many years, my dad won it in Korea playing poker with the USMC. Then the strap broke while I was riding on the freeway one day.

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Old 01-22-2007, 03:15 PM   #6
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What time do you think you will be in Baker this week??
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:17 PM   #7
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Had one of these for many years, my dad won it in Korea playing poker with the USMC. Then the strap broke while I was riding on the freeway one day.
Where did your dad carry it before giving it to you?
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:23 PM   #8
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Old 01-22-2007, 03:24 PM   #9
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Where did your dad carry it before giving it to you?
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Fucking classic.

"Five long years he wore this watch, up his ass. Then, he died of dysentery, he gave me the watch. I hid this uncomfortable hunk of metal up my ass two years. Then, after seven years, I was sent home to my family. And now, little man, I give the watch to you."

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Old 01-22-2007, 03:39 PM   #10
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My Gramps watch and ticket punch, he started out in 1926 driving for Southern Kansas Stage, SKS turned into Santa Fe Trailways, then Continental Trailways.





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Old 01-22-2007, 04:37 PM   #11
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RGM151p

I like them simple:


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Old 01-22-2007, 04:55 PM   #12
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Stumbled on this a little while ago. Poor man's navitimer. Quartz. Keeps great time and helps me convert exchange rates and figure out my ETA here in the pacific.

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Old 01-22-2007, 04:56 PM   #13
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Cartier Roadster my buddy got on one of our down river
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You should start a "Got An Ugly Green Carpet?" thread.
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Old 01-22-2007, 05:05 PM   #14
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You should start a "Got An Ugly Green Carpet?" thread.
Its an ugly green towel, and its not mine.
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Old 01-22-2007, 05:08 PM   #15
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Its an ugly green towel, and its not mine.
Yeah, you're right, that wouldn't be nearly as interesting a thread. Hell, I have ugly green towels.
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