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by Batt14
Sat May 05, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 5 May 18
Replies: 29
Views: 902

Re: WRUW 5 May 18

Always a good choice for a day full of messy chores.

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by Batt14
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Wruw april 18th
Replies: 49
Views: 1190

Re: Wruw april 18th

A combo I haven't worn in awhile

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by Batt14
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 13 April 18
Replies: 44
Views: 946

Re: WRUW 13 April 18

https://photos.smugmug.com/Public-photos/Postings/i-ZCTkvjH/0/fb8d9f83/XL/DSC_3432-001-XL.jpg 48 years ago today. And it was on a Friday! Don't get on any spacecraft today . . . The number 13 had a bad reputation long before 1970, but it only got worse on April 13 of that year. Just eight months ea...
by Batt14
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 11 April 18
Replies: 39
Views: 869

Re: WRUW 11 April 18

Enjoying the new UDT

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by Batt14
Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Wruw Monday April 9
Replies: 60
Views: 1637

Re: Wruw Monday April 9

I (thought I) had sworn off acquiring any addition stainless steel version UDT's, but this one has a different dial/bezel combination than others in my collection. I might have resisted that alone, but it also comes with box and papers and the Chronosport branded Expandro bracelet. First stainless f...
by Batt14
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 3 - 3 - 18
Replies: 64
Views: 1550

Re: WRUW 3 - 3 - 18

Heading off to San Diego for a few days, guess I'll keep it simple

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by Batt14
Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: -= WRUW 22 Jan 18 =-
Replies: 58
Views: 1445

Re: -= WRUW 22 Jan 18 =-

I think I'll keep this on for a while to check the timing - BTW, crazy good lume for a watch this old.

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by Batt14
Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW = Sunday 21st Jan '18 =
Replies: 54
Views: 1713

Re: WRUW = Sunday 21st Jan '18 =

This ole thing

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by Batt14
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 16 Jan 18
Replies: 50
Views: 1155

Re: WRUW 16 Jan 18

Fitz wrote:
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:18 am
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The classic UDT, very nice. Damasko for me today

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by Batt14
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Wruw Monday jan15
Replies: 53
Views: 1382

Re: Wruw Monday jan15

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by Batt14
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 12 Jan 18
Replies: 81
Views: 1786

Re: WRUW 12 Jan 18

ericf4 wrote:
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:04 am
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Gorgeous piece! maybe one of these days . . . . .
by Batt14
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 12 Jan 18
Replies: 81
Views: 1786

Re: WRUW 12 Jan 18

The third (of a possible four?) Crown Dial UDT II in my collection. The "PVD" coated case with a 12/24 dial and compass rose bezel is generally referred to as a IIC. The case has a small dink on left side and a fair amount of loss of the coating, indicating regular wear at some point in its life. Th...
by Batt14
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 11 Jan 18
Replies: 49
Views: 989

Re: WRUW 11 Jan 18

Another stainless Crown Dial, this one with the more typical black count up bezel insert. Also in much better cosmetic shape than the other. ps - I just noticed the digital time was off, strange. :shrug: Watch is happy now. https://photos.smugmug.com/Public-photos/Postings/i-fZ8L27p/0/c64b3f18/XL/IM...
by Batt14
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 10 Jan 18
Replies: 59
Views: 1448

Re: WRUW 10 Jan 18

One of three "Crown Dial" UDT's in my collection. Jordan's former King Hussein obtained a fair number of Type II's in various configurations, all with a dial specifically designed for him that he gave away as gifts to "dignitaries". I'll leave you all to decide what level of "dignitary" you are if y...
by Batt14
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 10 Jan 18
Replies: 59
Views: 1448

Re: WRUW 10 Jan 18

demer03 wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:51 am
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Damn, that is fine!
by Batt14
Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW Christmas Eve - 24 Dec 17
Replies: 72
Views: 1928

Re: WRUW Christmas Eve - 24 Dec 17

Got to go with the BWITWB for the holidays. Merry Xmas guys!

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by Batt14
Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 22 Dec 17
Replies: 58
Views: 1694

Re: WRUW 22 Dec 17

Champagne Type II with the "UDT" dial variant. Some wear and discoloration on the case, but still in overall excellent condition.

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by Batt14
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW +++ 12 21 17 +++ Thursday
Replies: 65
Views: 1809

Re: WRUW +++ 12 21 17 +++ Thursday

The much more common gold dial on the Champagne UDT II, with the "Sea Quartz" label over the LCD display. This one also has a near perfect condition case.

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by Batt14
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 20 Dec 17
Replies: 38
Views: 1074

Re: WRUW 20 Dec 17

Both Type I and Type II UDTs had a "Champagne" model, marketed as a tool watch suitable for dress as well. The black dial (as below) was pretty much standard on the Type I's but is rare (to my knowledge) on the Type II's. The gold tone plating used on these models is something less that top of the l...
by Batt14
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW - Tuesday 19 Dec '17 -
Replies: 47
Views: 1162

Re: WRUW - Tuesday 19 Dec '17 -

Relatively rare dial bezel combination with a polished case. It could be my tired eyes, but this particular dial seems to be taking on a tropical fade.

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by Batt14
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 16 Dec 17
Replies: 50
Views: 1380

Re: WRUW 16 Dec 17

for the weekend

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by Batt14
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:54 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 15 Dec 17
Replies: 49
Views: 1312

Re: WRUW 15 Dec 17

Here we have a SS variant with a polished case, Type IIB "UDT" dial, and a traditional dive bezel insert. Overall excellent condition post service.

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by Batt14
Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 14 Dec 17
Replies: 57
Views: 1581

Re: WRUW 14 Dec 17

Another SS cased variant. This one with a polished case, "sea quartz" Type I dial and count down bezel. The count down bezel appears to have been the standard for most of the SS models.

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by Batt14
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW >>> 12 13 17 <<< Wednesday
Replies: 59
Views: 1616

Re: WRUW >>> 12 13 17 <<< Wednesday

Non coated, Type I dial with "UDT" above the LCD display rather than "Sea Quartz". Count down bezel.

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by Batt14
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW 12 - 12 - 17
Replies: 50
Views: 1398

Re: WRUW 12 - 12 - 17

My second best Type IIC and the only true "double" in the collection (at present ;-). Post service it is in excellent condition with just a little wabi to the PVD on the case edges, crown and pushers.

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