Tag: Vintage Watches

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date

Restoration of a Vintage Watch This time I am restoring a Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date.The reference number is 1500, it has a stop-second (movement stops when the time is set) and an instantaneous date circuit. Automatic Watch The Rolex 1570 caliber, an automatic movement with 26 jewels and a KIF Ultraflex shock protection. It beats…
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Clocks

Vintage Watches AntonFoek

Within a reasonably short period of time and in close cooperation with Mr. Kalle Slaap,  watchmaker and designer of his own brand in Western Friesland, North Holland,  our readers may expect a series of articles about the horlogerie in Europe. Our cooperation extends to Switzerland and France. Anton JieSamFoek Amsterdam, May 3d 2021

Richard Dawkins Time

Thoughts about Time

What it is and why Amsterdam, 21 April 2021– I wished I had known Richard Dawkins long before, in order to be able to listen to him and his mesmerizing theory about Life, Happiness, the concept of Time. I wished I had been able to write his books, but that is not necessary. He did it all. …
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Christmas Kiss Quiz

Christmas Kiss Quiz

Seu Belo Watchmaker in Flamengo

Seu Belo, Watchmaker in Flamengo

Rio de Janeiro, Monday, January 25, 2021 – Somewhere in Flamengo, within walking distance of the beach, you’ll find the Largo do Machado, a square with majestic royal palm trees and the church that dominates the cityscape.  Where retired men play dominoes. Where flower and plant stalls dominate  on the markets. And on Saturdays the bookstores.…
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The Vintage Watch

For the Happy Few Amsterdam, January 2021 – Telling stories: that’s what vintage watches do.Of course: anyone can easily buy a new watch in all types and brands, and batteries on-line or in a real shop.  But a vintage watch is unique.  Perhaps worn by the judge who convicted crooks. Or by crooks themselves. Who…
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