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    Thanks Jake. It's a good read to dip in and out...

    Thanks Jake. It's a good read to dip in and out of. The Bremont IonBird has a spot.

    There are lots of brands I've never heard of too along with Timex, Oris and Seiko. Various CEOs - including big...
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    The Watch Annual 2020

    I follow Justin Hast and James Allen on Instragram and I'm looking forward to reading through this later with a beer.

    https://i.imgur.com/33rrYAFl.jpg
  3. Brexit resulting in unexpected taxes/charges

    Not sure if this has been discussed here.

    I don't want to start a Brexit debate (there are plenty of other places for that) but Brexit is starting to have an unwelcome impact on the costs of...
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    It's been really bugging me so I did some online...

    It's been really bugging me so I did some online research last night (my Saturday nights are filled with glamour and excitement!).

    There's one thread that says historically flight navigators...
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    2.5 minute marker relevance

    Hi everyone,

    my old ALT1-C has 2.5 minute markers on the 3 o'clock subdial. I think there is some historical, practical relevance to them but can't find an explanation anywhere.

    The more recent...
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    ^^^ I wouldn't even take my shoes there.

    ^^^ I wouldn't even take my shoes there.
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    There was a TV advert for Saab cars years ago. A...

    There was a TV advert for Saab cars years ago. A brash, City banker/trader/broker type was driving it and going on about money, money, money and anyone who doesn't have it is a loser, with lots of...
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    Sticky: ^^^ Thanks Jake, hope all is good with you!

    ^^^ Thanks Jake, hope all is good with you!
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    Sticky: This is my choice for the last couple of days......

    This is my choice for the last couple of days...

    https://i.imgur.com/LpzvD7e.jpg
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    ^^^ Thanks Jake! I look here most days but find I...

    ^^^ Thanks Jake! I look here most days but find I have less time to post!

    Farhad19620 - that's a good looking 'C (and strap) too! It is an aftermarket strap - from "Toshi" - I almost always take...
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    10 years today with this...

    I've had this 10 years today - the old style logo, Swiss made on the dial and 2.5 minute markers on the sub dial at 3 o'clock. I love this watch.


    https://i.imgur.com/kjG83dl.jpg

    ...
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    Thanks - I'll look up Heritageleather straps.

    Thanks - I'll look up Heritageleather straps.
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    ^^^ That's interesting about the bracelets. I've...

    ^^^ That's interesting about the bracelets. I've been wondering about getting one for my 'C but they are very expensive new.

    For the same price as a Bremont bracelet I bought a Christopher Ward...
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    I saw this point questioned on another forum and...

    I saw this point questioned on another forum and now I can't stop thinking about it.... how do you know if it's the first half or second half of the minute?!

    I mean it actually would not make any...
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    Thanks Jake but don't go to any trouble. I'm just...

    Thanks Jake but don't go to any trouble. I'm just curious how it would keep time when, if like my car it would spend alot of time stationary.

    I do like them though, it's a very stylish touch.
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    ^^^ Thanks Jake, thems the ones! Didn't they...

    ^^^ Thanks Jake, thems the ones! Didn't they present one to the Duke of Edinburgh as well?

    Out of curiosity, what movement do they have d'you know?
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    Great observations about the wall clock. My...

    Great observations about the wall clock.

    My car is mostly driven an hour, then sits for 8 hours doing nothing before being driven an hour back, to sit doing nothing again and I'm not sure that...
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    ^^^ Yes, it's clearly not meant for me. I...

    ^^^ Yes, it's clearly not meant for me.

    I hope it's not made cheaply in China and with a massive margin when sold by Bremont.

    It does say painstakingly tooled in the marketing blurb so maybe...
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    It's a quartz movement!!!!! Wrong, just wrong!

    It's a quartz movement!!!!! Wrong, just wrong!
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    Sticky: ^^ Looks great. I'd written when you first got...

    ^^ Looks great. I'd written when you first got your 'C that that I thought there aren't many original ones around. Here's maybe one of the few remaining at TF Bakers at Birmingham New Street. Spotted...
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    I talked over on another thread about the Boeing...

    I talked over on another thread about the Boeing link having finished and what happens if the relationship turns sour or the project is a failure.

    It's amazing engineering but the opposite of...
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    And the Bremont/Norton watch is well regarded but...

    And the Bremont/Norton watch is well regarded but Norton are in trouble (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-53152943) and lots of negative press about them this year and then it...
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    ^^^ And that's what I struggle with. For the...

    ^^^ And that's what I struggle with.

    For the price of the Bremont bracelet brand new alone, one can buy a good auto watch on a good bracelet for the same money. I know Christopher Ward do...
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    ^^^ it's sold already - 300. I was too late and...

    ^^^ it's sold already - 300. I was too late and too cheap! It's a good buy for the new owner.
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    Thanks - I'll keep an eye on this.

    Thanks - I'll keep an eye on this.
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