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The watches of 80s

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Andrew Babanin

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The watches of 80s

Post17 Feb 2016, 03:36

Here a few watches from my collection, before the eve of Montana:
Ceramic base
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HK Silvant - HQ Montana predecessor
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my camping watch of late 80s
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cheapy watch with ceramic base
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Bulgarian watch
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the wreck of HQ Sanyo with oval battery
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NOS cheap watch
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Legendary Texas Instruments
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Re: The watches of 80s

Post17 Feb 2016, 09:17

The first watch has an orange rubber 'doughnut' under the battery compartment.
I've sen this on other watches.................Beltime I think.
Anyone know what it is ?
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Post17 Feb 2016, 14:59

I've seen the rubber rings before too, on MBO watches, pretty sure that's the alarm contact and I always assumed the rubber ring was to stop the contacts bending down away from making contact with the speaker.
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Post02 Nov 2019, 23:17

A few Armitrons, the first two the end of 1970s

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Re: The watches of 80s

Post02 Nov 2019, 23:34

Casio X-1s from 1976, the plate is of ceramic like in most Casiortons of that time

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