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Vintage Heuer Discussion Forum
The place for discussing 1930-1985 Heuer wristwatches, chronographs and dash-mounted timepieces. Online since May 2003.
Guilty as charged, and is there an insanity defense available for both of us?
The real benefit of collecting watches rather than cars is that the watches are easier to sneak into the house. So perhaps it's your own fault that your wife has detected this little hobby (or perhaps it's the missing money that she noticed?)
It really is a fantastic hobby, combing the love of fine mechanical objects and good design, with an appreciation of history . . . and let's not forget the joy of motor sports and the smell of a good racetrack.
Yes, guilty as charged and no regrets here!! Let's all blame Chuck . . . that was always a point of pride for him!!
: When I first arrived here, it was for the Heuer dash timers to go
: with my '64 Healey, and I probably went through about 25 of them
: before settling on my three current Rally Master sets plus a
: But between Jeff and Chuck, they got me. Sure, I had some
: wristwatches, but they were pedestrian. I started with a '64
: Speedy and a Sinn 102, then a couple of Sifferts and a Carerra.
: Somehow, a 60's Glycine Airman showed up, and then a GMT Master
: II and Seamaster. Then I got into Breitling Top Times, panda,
: reverse and 24 hour. After that came my Patek phase. Now, it's
: military, as a Lemania Tg 195 showed up at the door today.
: I can't blame Chuck as he's gone, but my wife wants to have a talk
: with your wife, Jeff. She's not happy.
: Thanks for OTD, without which I would never have come to appreciate
: these treasures.