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watch lovers....what's your favorite watch?

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I found an old Seiko 66-7109 watch from the mid-70's.
The glass is cracked, body is scuffed and the crown is pretty worn down. But amazingly, I gave it a few turns and it's still running quite well (so far).

Wondering if it's worth bringing in somewhere to clean and fix. Is this an expensive process? Any places in Toronto that you would recommend?
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Been following this thread for awhile. Happy to report I'm the proud owner of a BLNR. Think I've started an addiction. Hardest part will be keeping it from my wife :P
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Those GO photos don't do it justice... although I'd pick the Senator Sixties if I have to choose...
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Jermyzy wrote:
Feb 27th, 2017 12:01 am
Just bought a new dress watch this weekend for my birthday!

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Lugaro?
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FlashFyre wrote:
Feb 27th, 2017 4:23 pm
Been following this thread for awhile. Happy to report I'm the proud owner of a BLNR. Think I've started an addiction. Hardest part will be keeping it from my wife :P
For awhile there, I didn't care about the watch and was more intrigued about the background :P
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Alt1ma wrote:
Feb 27th, 2017 5:18 pm
I didn't care about the watch and was more intrigued about the background :P
Feel same
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mebiuspower wrote:
Feb 27th, 2017 4:42 pm
Those GO photos don't do it justice... although I'd pick the Senator Sixties if I have to choose...
So true, the dial has a very subtle sparkle that I could not capture with my camera.
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Feb 27th, 2017 4:59 pm
Lugaro?
GWC on W. Georgia, which I believe is owned by Lugaro.
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Alt1ma wrote:
Feb 27th, 2017 5:18 pm
For awhile there, I didn't care about the watch and was more intrigued about the background :P
smartie wrote:
Feb 27th, 2017 7:00 pm
Feel same
Had to show off the GMT II in the airplane. It was created initially for pilots :)
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FlashFyre wrote:
Feb 28th, 2017 8:39 am
Had to show off the GMT II in the airplane. It was created initially for pilots :)
Is that from a Hercules?
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FlashFyre wrote:
Feb 28th, 2017 11:52 am
Right on! Avatar picture give it away?
LOL. subtle. #RCAF
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FlashFyre wrote:
Feb 28th, 2017 11:52 am
Right on! Avatar picture give it away?
The RCAF fleet doesn't have a hole lot of inventory as far as transport plane goes... lol.
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da_hool wrote:
Feb 26th, 2017 6:04 pm
The vintage Seiko bug has got me... Here are my 2 newest additions.

A rare 1969 Seiko 6119-6050 on the left and a 1983 Seiko 6309-7049 on the right. :)

#affordablevintagewatches
I love your watches. May I ask how much you paid for your 6309? I want to get one down the line but I don't whether I should buy this one or a brand new Turtle.
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I would also like to know if you used the"Bay" or another online watch distributor that is good for affordables?

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