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Old 5 March 2017, 01:11 PM   #1
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Your pen matched to your watch

I know we all have great pens and I'm pretty sure we all have a watch or two so let's start a thread matching your favorites!

Seiko SARB017 Alpinist to an Omas Rosewood Milord.
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Old 5 March 2017, 01:19 PM   #2
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Maxmadco pen, designed and made by Jim Madrid. He was also part of the original Marathon SAR design team.
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Old 5 March 2017, 05:11 PM   #3
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Very nice Sir!
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Old 5 March 2017, 09:59 PM   #4
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20161102_161935.jpg here's my input

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Attachment 835199 here's my input

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Old 5 March 2017, 10:17 PM   #6
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Nice shot Sir!
Thanks! I'm aware that there's some seriously good photographers on here so always a little self conscious of posting my snaps

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Old 5 March 2017, 10:28 PM   #7
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Thanks! I'm aware that there's some seriously good photographers on here so always a little self conscious of posting my snaps

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Don't worry about it. Post away! I'm using my phone
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Old 5 March 2017, 10:46 PM   #8
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Some older pics but a Visconti Millioniare and the DD. Also a cat watching thundercats......
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Old 5 March 2017, 10:48 PM   #9
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Thundercats hooooooo!
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Lord Elgin Black Knight from 1951-1953 and modern Sailor Pro Gear King of Pen

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Does a pencil count?

Very matchy:
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Old photo, but still like it.

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Old 9 March 2017, 05:57 PM   #16
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Old photo, but still like it.

That's a good match Sir! Speaking of Bulova and Jim's post, I have my grandfathers early 60's bulova that I need to match up to a pen. Gotta get on this asap!
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That's a good match Sir! Speaking of Bulova and Jim's post, I have my grandfathers early 60's bulova that I need to match up to a pen. Gotta get on this asap!
The watch is from 1954 and that pen was from about the same period, certainly prior to 1959. It is a Montblanc 144.
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That's a good match Sir! Speaking of Bulova and Jim's post, I have my grandfathers early 60's bulova that I need to match up to a pen. Gotta get on this asap!
What a combination!!
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Old 10 March 2017, 09:21 AM   #20
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Old 10 March 2017, 06:20 PM   #21
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How do you like the navitimer for the long haul? I have one on my list. Also on my list is an Omega speedy. You seem to be a few watches ahead of me
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How do you like the navitimer for the long haul? I have one on my list. Also on my list is an Omega speedy. You seem to be a few watches ahead of me
If I wear it daily or remember to keep it wound it is great. Wears too big to go with a suit or nice shirt though. My biggest issue is the lack of a quick set date, so if you let it die for say 3 weeks and want to wear it, you will have a blister on your finger to get it to the proper date. Otherwise it's a nice watch with a great heritage. It's really the only Breitling that I have any love for.

While the speedy needs winding every 3 days if you wear it, it is easier to wind and is more versatile with various cuffs. I wear it as often as I do my Submariner.

I've been blessed in my adult life thus far. As a kid I always wanted a speedy cause that's what the astronauts wore, a Navitimer cause that's what Lindberg wore (I grew up wanting to be an aerospace engineer,) and a Submariner cause that's what James Bond wore. I was sure as a kid that I would never have any of the 3 but I worked hard and got all 3 before I turned 31.

If you have any questions about either let me know! Always happy to oblige.

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Old 12 March 2017, 06:54 PM   #27
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Nice pictures. I will add to this post later.
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Here are my current pens and a few watches.
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