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Old 12 August 2019, 04:36 PM   #211
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Wow...beautiful story..thanks for sharing such a personal aspect of your life
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Old 25 September 2019, 09:47 PM   #212
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Old 25 September 2019, 10:14 PM   #213
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A thread that just keeps on giving. Look forward to further updates.
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Old 26 September 2019, 01:09 AM   #214
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Late to the party here but cannot tell you how amazing this thread it. Extraordinary family story; I know your daughter will carry it forward.



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Old 26 September 2019, 10:42 AM   #215
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Wow, this is such a great family story. Very heartwarming as well..

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Old 26 September 2019, 09:22 PM   #216
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Loving the stories here!
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Old 26 September 2019, 09:44 PM   #217
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Interesting story, enjoy
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Old 26 September 2019, 10:15 PM   #218
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Some quick pictures while out for am drive yesterday. Fail on getting both watch and car into focus at same time but an out of focus gilt dial is still rather pretty.
Fantastic pics!
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Old 27 September 2019, 01:25 AM   #219
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appreciate the interest in the journey of my dads watch.
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Old 27 September 2019, 02:35 AM   #220
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appreciate the interest in the journey of my dads watch.
Super nice gilt 5513!
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Old 9 October 2019, 02:16 AM   #221
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Old 12 October 2019, 04:22 AM   #222
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This is probably the best thing I've ever read on any watch related forum. I lost my dad when I was young and can relate to your story. The background and pictures really brought everything together and I hope, one day, my grandchildren will receive my watches and happily reflect on their father and grandfather.
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Old 15 October 2019, 06:33 AM   #223
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This is probably the best thing I've ever read on any watch related forum. I lost my dad when I was young and can relate to your story. The background and pictures really brought everything together and I hope, one day, my grandchildren will receive my watches and happily reflect on their father and grandfather.
Appreciated. It's nice to have something that ties together the generations. Whenever I wear my dads watch I make sure my daughter sees it and I point out it's importance to me and that one day I want it to be hers. Hopefully it's sinking in.
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Old 15 October 2019, 01:43 PM   #224
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Wow what a cool story, I'm pretty sure I have read/commented on it before!

I have inherited my dads Rolex which is "only" a Datejust and has nowhere as cool story as the one you have got. I hope in the future that my Tudor GMT has a cool a story to tell!
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Old 4 April 2020, 06:49 PM   #225
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lets get some new pics
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Old 5 April 2020, 05:26 AM   #226
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What a wonderful watch and story. Great provenance for a great timepiece. Outstanding work by Phillip as always.
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Old 5 April 2020, 05:27 AM   #227
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Old 5 April 2020, 05:30 AM   #228
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Old 5 April 2020, 07:00 AM   #229
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I rather enjoyed that
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Old 7 April 2020, 10:30 PM   #230
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lets get some new pics
Appreciate the interest and happy to oblige. Have an ammo strap on order and looking forward to trying it out on that. My father wore this watch on a leather strap.
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Old 8 April 2020, 01:29 AM   #231
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Beautiful watch and story. I was lucky enough to see this one in person and it is gorgeous. Great guy, great story, awesome legacy. Cherish it always.
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Old 8 April 2020, 02:20 AM   #232
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Beautiful watch and story. I was lucky enough to see this one in person and it is gorgeous. Great guy, great story, awesome legacy. Cherish it always.
Thanks brother
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Old 10 April 2020, 05:45 AM   #233
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Excellent Dial
Beautiful story.
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Old 10 April 2020, 06:31 AM   #234
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NOPDK,

Great story. Seem you are very accomplished and were raised a fine young man. Really digging all the photos. Beautiful pieces as usual. I hope the next time I'm down in Florida to hook up, chat maybe have a drink.
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Old 10 April 2020, 06:37 AM   #235
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Old 10 April 2020, 12:36 PM   #237
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Great story. Seem you are very accomplished and were raised a fine young man. Really digging all the photos. Beautiful pieces as usual. I hope the next time I'm down in Florida to hook up, chat maybe have a drink.

If you like bourbon or rye I have you covered. Post pandemic cocktail sounds great.
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Old 21 April 2020, 08:12 AM   #238
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Old 21 April 2020, 05:15 PM   #239
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Old 10 May 2020, 04:33 AM   #240
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Trying out Swiss ammo strap

any preference for this look vs on OEM rivet bracelet?
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