Vintage Omega Constellation

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Mortuus Fakeuus

Vintage Omega Constellation

Post by Mortuus Fakeuus » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:10 pm

I spent a few days in the hospital last week, mostly serving as a pincushion/guinea pig. Mrs. Mort was far more concerned than she really needed to be, though I -- along with my team of quacks -- tried my best to reassure her that I was okay. At any rate, when I returned home on Sunday morning, this was waiting for me on my desk:

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One of the things I love about collecting vintage watches is what I like to call their "silent histories," the combination of patination, well-placed micro-scratches and areas of wear in the case material. Have a look at the iconic observatory logo on the back of this "Connie's" case:

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I am absolutely loathe to make the lovely and gracious Morticia worry, but jeezum-cardboard, if doing so results in something like this, what, exactly, am I supposed to do?

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Well, that's my story, and I'm stickin' to it... Thanks for dropping by.

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Re: Vintage Omega Constellation

Post by biglove » Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:42 pm

Two big thumbs up!

One for the watch and one for the wife!
"Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that's why life is hard."-Jeremy Goldberg
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