- - when Timex were not
serviced, they were one of the earliest "throwaway" items I can remember QUOTE!
Now to truly understand how amazing these watches are...its 3;53 PM on my PC clock and the Marlin reads 3:51...wow, 50 plus years and only off by 2 minutes.
That's nowt JerseyMo, Mrs. Mel reckons that although I'm nearly seventy years of age, I've been off for at least ten of those!
I've around half a dozen or so mixed Kelton/Timex/other brand watches that are between 50 and 70 years old, all of them can give a modern Chinasian engined piece a time keeping lesson once they've been regulated and timed after a clean and service!
My birth year watch is the same as Bill D's, - we have a candle with the hours marked off
and keeps time to within +/-1 minute in 24 hours with a full wind. Small but beautifully formed.
its unusual as Unitas are better known as ebauche makers than complete watches, but it is a birth year watch for me, and one of my prized ones!
Frae Edinburgh, Bonnie Scotland
Affordable and Everyday Watches
My other hobby - Sequence Dancing