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Old 22 April 2019, 10:52 PM   #31
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Same DNA? :)




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Yup.
As I said in my earlier post on this thread, the similarities are quite striking.
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Old 22 April 2019, 10:54 PM   #32
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Thanks for posting a picture of the ref.5300 Texan, I couldnít find anything about it at all online, much appreciated!

The case design from the Ď40ís certainly has its DNA in the Oysterquartz.

Very informative.


Donít forget itís the ref 5100 and not 5300. I made an error in my earlier posts about it.
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Old 22 April 2019, 10:59 PM   #33
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Donít forget itís the ref 5100 and not 5300. I made an error in my earlier posts about it.
Yes, I only saw your last post after sending mine.
Of course thatís why I couldnít find anything about the ref.5300..... Just out of interest, any idea why it was called the Texan?
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Old 22 April 2019, 11:32 PM   #34
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Canít see yours and please share with us if you find it


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I will have a hunt for it when i am on leave
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Old 23 April 2019, 11:46 PM   #35
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I've owned my 17013 for 35 years, and my 19018 for 8. I've always liked the unique styling.
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Old 24 April 2019, 12:28 AM   #36
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Just out of interest, any idea why it was called the Texan?

Only guessing that itís because of its large size - 40mm - that it was nicknamed among collectors as the ďTexanoĒ! Itís certainly not an official name.
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Old 26 April 2019, 06:27 AM   #37
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My most special watch :)
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Old 26 April 2019, 10:09 AM   #38
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My .02 is that if one is a collector it is an important piece to have.
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Old 26 April 2019, 11:54 PM   #39
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Lovely piece and fun to wear since the second hand is ticking instead of sweeping :)




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Old 28 April 2019, 07:42 AM   #40
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I just sold this but while I had it (first time I've owned/seen an OQ in person), I enjoyed it. Relative to my automatic watches, surprised at how "loud" the ticks are. From a design perspective, I love the Mk1 dial for it's simplicity and having the integrated bracelet + bevels continue from the case through the bracelet only to stop at the clasp:

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Old 18 June 2019, 11:12 AM   #41
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Reading through this thread makes me want to pursue the hunt for OQ birth year watch.

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Old 5 November 2019, 03:00 PM   #42
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Picked up this on the weekend;





18k M17013

Worth keeping? Need's a full service. Worried parts will run out etc.
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Old 5 November 2019, 03:29 PM   #43
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Lovely piece and fun to wear since the second hand is ticking instead of sweeping :)




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Great looking watch, and very unique. Relatively affordable for how distinguished it looks. Iíd rather have one of these than your run of the mill vintage DJ.


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Old 8 November 2019, 04:09 AM   #44
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I've read somewhere that the automatic 3035 movement would fit nicely into these QQ cases. This might be a nice option if quartz parts run out some day. Has anyone heard of this actually being done ?
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