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    Fortron watches?

    Has anyone ever heard of fortron watches. I bought one at an antique store cheap and it looks to be form the 80's maybe. It does say swiss made and it is quartz. I cant find anything. Help!

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    Re: Fortron watches?

    Here's an ad from 1984. Seems to be the Stauer of old.

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    Re: Fortron watches?

    Thanks i did notice this which proves the jeweler wrong it is fairly old.

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    Re: Fortron watches?

    By the way on the poster the watch on the very bottom right is the one i have.

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    Fairly old?? Watches from the 50's are fairly old. The 80's was only yesterday. Yeesh.


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    Re: Fortron watches?

    It may be because im 16 but i consider anything thats 40 years old and uses mechanical parts to be vintage/old.

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    Re: Fortron watches?

    Quote Originally Posted by Watchmywatch95 View Post
    It may be because im 16 but i consider anything thats 40 years old and uses mechanical parts to be vintage/old.
    lol, fair enough!

    I feel sorry for you youngsters, you missed all the good stuff: music, watches, cars, TV, movies.........


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    Re: Fortron watches?

    Quote Originally Posted by Popoki Nui View Post
    lol, fair enough!

    I feel sorry for you youngsters, you missed all the good stuff: music, watches, cars, TV, movies.........


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    Re: Fortron watches?

    Quote Originally Posted by pexyme View Post
    ......candles, the penny-farthing.....

    before I get accused of flaming, I'm 40!
    See? Youngsters! *tsk*




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    Re: Fortron watches?

    Quote Originally Posted by Popoki Nui View Post
    See? Youngsters! *tsk*




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    Choose your weapon sir!!!!!!
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