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Re: Depends on what you want to portray...

January 29 2004 at 11:10 AM

Nigel  (Login carvenw)
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Thanks for that - yes I agree, I will probably get the Omega, its just that the Optima is such a good looking watch!
With regards to Fighters of the period, both the Spitfire and Hurricane had 'seven day' dashboard mounted clocks in them - so called because you wound them up and they were supposed to keep going for seven days!!

Still wish that I could afford both watches...the Optima is £295 from a dealer with warranty whilst the Omega (marked with braod arrow on back, 6/b 159 and dated 1944) is £250 from a friend....

Were 6b/159's still being issued during 1944??

I give up with this one.....

Nigel Carver
O/C RAF at War

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