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by GJH
Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Just tried some bezel enameling
Replies: 20
Views: 3803

Re: Just tried some bezel enameling

I put together a little tutorial from my experimenting... This stuff is awesome! http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/greghart007/watches/IMG_1974.jpg http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/greghart007/watches/IMG_1973.jpg http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/greghart007/watches/IMG_1975.j...
by GJH
Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:22 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Blackstone
Replies: 18
Views: 3919

Re: Blackstone

Oh Man Adam!!!

I was wondering which the lucky guy got that?!?

That may be the nicest example I have ever seen of
a Blackstone... it looks NOS.

The dial is flawless and that band is cool too...
a box... the icing on the cake!

Congrats on a fantastic purchase 8-)
by GJH
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Bad A** Collection of Case #196
Replies: 5
Views: 1396

Re: Bad A** Collection of Case #196

Thanks Randy!

I enjoy them very much, and love showing
them off to some true Aficionados!
by GJH
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Guardsman incoming
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Re: Guardsman incoming

Tom...

I think that is a fantastic get!

The case is super and so is the dial!

You really don't see too many of them come up these
days and this is a wonderful example.

A fine watch and a must have for the collection!

Congrats my friend! 8-)
by GJH
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Just tried some bezel enameling
Replies: 20
Views: 3803

Re: Just tried some bezel enameling

OK... this is fun... :o Thank goodness for a call to Rick on this one! From what I gather you should wipe off the enamel while the paint is still wet! no more than 30 seconds later... just enough time to let the stuff in the cracks settle... a light wipe and most of the surface stuff comes off. The ...
by GJH
Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:08 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Just tried some bezel enameling
Replies: 20
Views: 3803

Re: Just tried some bezel enameling

I just got home from Kuwait/Iraq...

I have some serious work to do! :D
by GJH
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: The Illinois Ritz Collection
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

The Illinois Ritz Collection

For those who haven't seen them... I present you 4 known Ritz Variations all in one place... Regular, Arabic, Black, No Subs http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/greghart007/IMG_1577.jpg Black, No Subs http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/greghart007/IMG_1586.jpg Arabic, Black http://i541.ph...
by GJH
Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Bad A** Collection of Case #196
Replies: 5
Views: 1396

Re: Bad A** Collection of Case #196

Thanks Guys! :D
by GJH
Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: Cool Bulova
Replies: 3
Views: 2302

Re: Cool Bulova

These are SO cool... and really hard to find. They pop up on the swamp every once in a blue moon. I have never seen one with the original band like that one! Here is mine with original box: http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/greghart007/P1010995.jpg http://i541.photobucket.com/albums/gg387/gre...
by GJH
Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: You got to love the spelling.
Replies: 4
Views: 1239

Re: You got to love the spelling.

That is funny Mark!!!

I have seen some good ones, but that may be
the best!

I am surprised the seller didn't say...
"One of a Kind!!!"