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I don't wear watch just because I'm not time-tied at things that I must do every day.. Don't like time plans, etc. If I really must know what time is it, I see it on my PDA which always with me.

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I have a very old (50+ years old) Elgin watch, model unknown. It was made before Elgin got bought out by some big company and stopped producing watches (around 1960). I got it from my grandpa, who was one of the old-school watch repairmen, who actually went to the Elgin Watchmaker's College in Illinois pre-1950s.
This watch actually still works well, unless you get it wet... then it has to dry out a few days and will keep on tickin'
The photo of its face shows its age, but it does look nicer in person. My camera sucks, especially when I tried to take a pic of the beauty of the inner workings of this thing. You can see the jewels (rubies maybe?) inside it. This is an Elgin "17 jewel" watch, made before the use of Quartz became popular. The jewels were actually used as bearing seats for the most stressed moving parts, because jewels don't wear down over time as much as metals like steel, etc. Think of it like this: An axle turns round and round in its hole for years and years.... if the hole or axle is made of steel or any other common "hard" metal, tiny bits of shavings will come off ever so slightly as the motion moves on, year after year. The hole or axle gets worn out, and the mechanism becomes less precise over time. So back in the 1900s and late 1800s, watch makers put jewels harder than steel inside the watches' mechanisms. They just don't make 'em like that anymore.

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The photo's dates are wrong - I'm too lazy to set the date/time... and yes that is a MathLab folder behind it (barf!)

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black bezel, 3 years old.

never wear it unless I am going out since I have fallen off of bars twice and broke it, I'll take a picture of it later when I'm home.

I have 2 Movados as well, but they always die and they are both POSes, thats actually why I got the rollie (kinetics)

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I use the clock on my mobile :D

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A Timex.

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The one that give me the time ;)

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A cellphone.

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An aluminum Swatch.

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An Iron Swatch

Giorgio

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TAG Heuer professional 200 meters

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Fossil, I will post pictures later.

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Besides glancing at my blackberry every 10 minutes, I have a few cheapo 10-15 dollar watches that look good for formal events, and was given some solar-powered casio a few years back.

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i own a s.oliver 450E. made of stainless stell. i think it is elegant and simple.

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I have this one. Devon tread 1 Watch

http://www.devonworks.com/

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G-shock, had it for 5 years. never let me down

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An very awesome Timex Expedition model.

Simply love it! It's both wearable indoors as well as outdoors.

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I used to wear a simple, square analog, but it died on me, and a new one was cheaper than getting it fixed. For christmas I got a Lucky Brand 16/1013, and it's heavy, square face, analog, and just the way I like it.

I don't care if it's a girls watch, I think the only thing I would take over this is a pocket watch with Roman Numerals.

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dealextreme :D

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Currently I own a FreeStyle, before these I've owned: Michelle, Casio (4 or 5) Swatch (2), and another FreeStyle.

Now Im happy with this one... best bang for the buck on ebay :(

regards.

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Casio PAW1500T-7V...good stuff although I wish it were black.





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