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RAF collection

Post by River Rat » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:03 am

Since I just added another RAF watch to the collection thought I would do a group shot of every RAF timepiece in the collection. The one on the bottom with white dial has a issue date of 1940 imagine if that one could talk the Battle of Britain was going on in that year. It's the history these watches have is why I collect them.
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Re: RAF collection

Post by unixshrk » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:04 am

You have an insanely cool collection

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Re: RAF collection

Post by aikiman44 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:05 am

World class Mil collection.
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Re: RAF collection

Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:10 am

Very cool. Have you tried to pick up a RAF IWC?

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Post by River Rat » Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:22 am

JP Chestnut wrote:
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Very cool. Have you tried to pick up a RAF IWC?
Should of got one years ago but they are now a little rich for my blood they are not cheap now. They are a cool watch even the movement has the broad arrow mark The Hamilton 6B is some times called the poor mans version of it due to the similarities in the dial close as I am going to get.

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Re: RAF collection

Post by bpax » Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:56 am

Awesome collection! Thanks for sharing.

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Post by rockmastermike » Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:30 am

Love those Omega and Hamilton!
Fantastic, as usual

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Re: RAF collection

Post by demer03 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:11 am

Looks fantastic Mike. Hope all is well in your little slice of heaven
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Re: RAF collection

Post by River Rat » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:06 am

demer03 wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:11 am
Looks fantastic Mike. Hope all is well in your little slice of heaven
Believe it or not it snowed in the higher elevation the other day and was in the 40's with cold rain but stating to get back into the 70's. Weather in MT can change on a dime.

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Re: RAF collection

Post by unsub073 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:20 am

That is a very impressive collection.

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Re: RAF collection

Post by Mark020 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:36 am

Very nice collection!!

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Re: RAF collection

Post by jtbenson » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:03 pm

killer Mike.
as others here have stated before, I too admire your focus and tenacity in hunting these down and pulling the trigger sans hesitation when in focus.
cheers!
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RAF collection

Post by Captdave » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:16 pm

Great collection Mike. Thanks for sharing with us. Makes me think of my grandfather who flew B-25’s in WWII


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Re: RAF collection

Post by gr8sw » Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:30 am

nice looking RAF collection, Mike! :salute:
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