Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby Mortuus » July 27th 2017, 1:01pm

Vintage 1969 Omega "Genève" Automatic Three-Hand Watch

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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby NorthCountry » July 27th 2017, 1:37pm

Another great installment of MMM! I very much enjoy these so thanks for putting it together, and in a interesting format. 30mm, though on the far end of small, imo it is still a gem. Enjoy!
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby gerdson » July 27th 2017, 2:07pm

Awesome😀
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby artman » July 27th 2017, 2:10pm

Fantastic, magazine quality review Mort. I dig your new avatar too!
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » July 27th 2017, 2:14pm

Lovely, and in quite a great condition. The bracelet looks great as well.

One thing, though- dunno why you've described the movement as Omega-Lemania cal. 552- the 50X/55X/56X series of automatics (and 60X series hand-wound movements) are in-house Omega calibres; as far as I know, they have nothing to do with Lemania, and the general design of these movements is pretty far from any time-only Lemania movement.
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby AJC » July 27th 2017, 3:04pm

Beautiful. Is that an original, un-retouched dial?
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby smellody » July 27th 2017, 3:31pm

Super, entertaining write up Mort. Thanks!
   
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby 3Flushes » July 27th 2017, 5:57pm

Anther fun installment, Mort. The dial looks incredible for the better part of 50 years old, and your refined knack for popping on the perfect bracelet or strap really shines throug on thisun; the BOR looks classy as hell on that baby.
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby svaglic » July 27th 2017, 6:16pm

Another great informational review, that watch is beyond nice.
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby conjurer » July 27th 2017, 6:28pm

This review made my entire fucking day!
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby jaw » July 27th 2017, 6:29pm

Classic is right Mort, as are you. Thanks.
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby Thunder1 » July 27th 2017, 6:59pm

Great review, Mort..btw, what's in the bag?
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby biglove » July 27th 2017, 7:19pm

Always enjoy your MMM reviews, Mort.

Have to say that your collection of vintage Omegas is one to be seriously envied.
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby Wasp » July 28th 2017, 3:35am

A quick precise romp through the watch. Well done. Can't say enough about the feel of a Beads of Rice bracelet. Most comfortable that I have worn.

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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby bobbee » July 28th 2017, 3:50am

That sure is a beautiful watch Mort!
Great review well written, sure wish I had your skills.
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby Mortuus » July 30th 2017, 6:01am

bobbee wrote:That sure is a beautiful watch Mort!
Great review well written, sure wish I had your skills.
I once owned a BoR band, and sold it on. Then bought this 1970 Geneve and suffered multiple gluteal self-inflicted wounds...

...from kicking myself...

And that's a true Omega beauty, señor bb! The eBay seller at the below link has a replacement BOR bracelet that is of high quality but won't break the bank. I have purchased his wares and can vouch that you're getting more for your money than you might think at first blush... Just a thought, sir. 8-)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-18MM-OMEGA- ... SwX61ZJWf4
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Re: Mort's Moldy Mechanical Oldy for 27 July 2017

Postby Mortuus » July 30th 2017, 6:23am

To each of you above who gave me such wonderful feedback, please allow me to say thank you from the heart of my bottom bottom of my heart. All kidding aside, your comments, notes and additional information always remind me of what a remarkable site we have here, and that it's peopled by an amazing group of very diverse individuals who share this odd little preoccupation we all suffer from. Far from giving me a gi-normous head, your positive responses are very humbling, and I hope that I will always be able to put together presentations that you will continue to enjoy, even if they do include the occasional TV wartch... ( ;) ) ...and warlet, too.

Again, fellow Lords, many thanks for your feedback and support.
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