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    Today's pleasant surprise

    Stopped in a thrift store on way from long home commute. Find this K455 hanging on a junk rack for $3. No dents or brassing. So far only 2 seconds fast after 3 hours running. Dial looks unblemished under the scratched Crystal. Once I polish the gold and the crystal, should be quite nice. Additional bonus...vintage alligator Accutron band in serviceable condition and a signed Bulova gold filled buckle. And you ask why we collect vintage watches. It's fun
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    Re: Today's pleasant surprise

    Great find, looks very promising!
    Do something exceptionally mediocre today

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    Re: Today's pleasant surprise

    Awesome find! I love junk and thrift stores. Oh yea, and flea markets too!
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    Re: Today's pleasant surprise

    LOL to a very nice watch with the bonus of collectible accessories from an entirely different brand.

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    Re: Today's pleasant surprise

    Excellent score!
    Stowa 1938 | Speedy Pro 311 | Omega SMPc | 66 Omega SM | 65 Omega Cosmic | 54 Omega SM | 72 Speedy Mark II | 69 Tissot T.12 | 70 Tissot Super T.12 | 70 Seiko 6139 | 71 Seiko Yachtman | 77 Seiko Pogue | 70s Seiko Bullhead | 69 Bulova SK | Ventus Mori | Helm Khuraburi

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