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Meet The Spaceman:

Post by koimaster » June 14th 2020, 11:46am

My headline above reads almost like a newspaper headline. And so it should; it’s big news because the Spaceman, a famous pre-quartz-era fashion watch, was a big deal at the beginning of the 1970s. A full decade before Swatch was founded, this automatic watch in non-precious metal became highly fashionable, today easily marking the time period in which it was created.

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The Spaceman started with Felix W. Huber. Longtime followers of horology likely know Huber as the modern owner of Zeno Watches, known for affordable pilot-style watches.

Huber has been around this industry for a long time – since 1964, as a matter of fact – and early on he already had a good eye for what he could sell. A designer himself, he knew good design when he saw it.

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1946-2006

“Your heart was warm and happy

With the lilt of Irish laughter

Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
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Post by MKTheVintageBloke » June 14th 2020, 5:03pm

A German friend of mine, a fellow WIS, recently bought a Tressa Lux - not quite as bizarre a design as this, but it’s definitely not for those who can’t stand 1970s style overkill.
These watches are nuts. Well-made, and can be found at reasonable prices, but still, they’re nuts. Way too 1970s for me.
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Re: Meet The Spaceman:

Post by MKTheVintageBloke » June 15th 2020, 9:17am

bobbee wrote:
June 14th 2020, 9:47pm
Was that Thomas the archer, Mike?
Nope, it was Silke the scientist.
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