Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 13th 2018, 12:38pm

Yeah-take a chance and bid on some sketchy stuff. At worst you can try your luck. At best ,and with a small investment, you can make some money or have a great watch for a song. Watchmakers around here are very skilled but also very expensive and these poor souls just sit around.




#1)1973 vintage Accutron. Battery change attempts have been futile. One of the 2 or 3 guys that work on these can probably get it going but I'm too cheap and lazy and I have my Spaceview to satisfy my Accutron jones. I can provide a good "experts" name to the winner. (if there is one) I bought this at an antique shop years ago and it worked well for a few years.



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#2)O&W (name unknown) 40 mm. Runs and keeps great time. BUT..... crown skips and doesn't always wind. Date and time set but winding is sketchy. New crown around here would probably run 200+ so it's up for adoption. I bought this new from Westcoast Time many moons ago.


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#3) Atlantic Worldtimer. Again a crown issue. Crown is very tight and tough to wind and even set time and date. Runs but not recommended to handwind until crown issue dealt with. Also purchased new,by moi. probably 12-15 years ago.


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#4)Timex Intelligent Quartz. More intelligent than me anyways. I could never set it right even with instructions. (that I no longer have)


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#5)Seiko Kinetic. About 40 mm. Bough new some years ago and worn a lot so it has some "character" Should fit a 7 1/4 inch wrist. All it really needs is about a thousand million shakes to get fully charged.


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#6)Daniel Mink Diver. Around 42mm. From when it was a real company run by the elder Minks before their son sullied their good name. Runs and sets fine. BUT....the dial/movement needs to be re-seated. (something like that) When the crown is pulled out to set the time the dial shifts in the case.


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Any questions pleas feel free to PM. Good chances for tinkerers or if you have more reasonably priced watch guys near you.
Auction will end Wednesday 2/21/18 at 7 PM eastern time. US sales only. Paypal accepted since I won't come near the Mass. limit for PP tax eligibility. (goddammit)

Boxes,extra links and papers are highly doubtful but I'll dig around. No promises.
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby koimaster » February 13th 2018, 12:55pm

$25 on the minkster :twisted:
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 13th 2018, 1:58pm

And we're off.
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby Racer-X » February 13th 2018, 5:21pm

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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby AntFarm » February 13th 2018, 6:45pm

$35 on the mink and $30 on the O&W
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby svaglic » February 13th 2018, 7:41pm

$75.00 on the O&W
$100.00 on the Atlantic
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby gerdson » February 13th 2018, 9:38pm

O&W Ollech&Wajs
Good luck with the sails.
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 14th 2018, 12:13pm

gerdson wrote:O&W Ollech&Wajs
Good luck with the sails.




IknewthatImeantthemodelnamewasunknownthatsall bump
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby gerdson » February 14th 2018, 1:48pm

I think the model is obvious. :mrgreen:
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 14th 2018, 3:57pm

24 hour scorecard


Mink-$35-Ant Farm

O&W-$75-svaglic

Atlantic-$100-svaglic



The Timex,Accutron, and Seiko are still looking for some love.
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby artman » February 14th 2018, 4:01pm

Love that Accutron, but I have way too many "project" watches right now.
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby Racer-X » February 14th 2018, 7:41pm

Timex 10
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby smellody » February 14th 2018, 7:46pm

Is that there Atlanta wartch won of those nites templah wartches that the frie mason jars where?

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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 15th 2018, 10:18am

Mink-$35-Ant Farm

O&W-$75-svaglic

Atlantic-$100-svaglic

Timex-$10-Racer-X



Bumperino
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby conjurer » February 15th 2018, 10:22am

Do you accept Paypal??
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 15th 2018, 10:26am

conjurer wrote:Do you accept Paypal??


Dint yew knot reed the OooooP?
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby conjurer » February 15th 2018, 10:31am

foghorn wrote:
conjurer wrote:Do you accept Paypal??


Dint yew knot reed the OooooP?


Nope. i Wass lokking At the purtty pitchers.
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 16th 2018, 12:08pm

foghorn wrote:Mink-$35-Ant Farm

O&W-$75-svaglic

Atlantic-$100-svaglic

Timex-$10-Racer-X



Bumperino

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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby Kahuna74 » February 17th 2018, 6:44am

10 on the Seiko
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 17th 2018, 3:57pm

Mink-$35-Ant Farm

O&W-$75-svaglic

Atlantic-$100-svaglic

Timex-$10-Racer-X

Seiko-$10-Kahuna 74
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby koimaster » February 17th 2018, 9:30pm

$47.93 on the minkster
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby gerdson » February 18th 2018, 12:27am

Is the Seiko solar?
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 18th 2018, 11:17am

gerdson wrote:Is the Seiko solar?



And they wonder why I don't ship to yourope. :roll:
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby foghorn » February 18th 2018, 11:19am

To date:

Mink-47.93-koimaster

O&W-$75-svaglic

Atlantic-$100-svaglic

Timex-$10-Racer-X

Seiko-$20-Ofc Mark
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Re: Auction-Tinkerers delight!!

Postby conjurer » February 18th 2018, 11:33am

Some of you stupid bastards should bid these up forthwith.
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