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Old 03-20-2015, 09:44 AM   #26 (permalink)
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I do remember my first watch and I have it in perfect condition :-) ImageUploadedByTapatalk1426855427.071100.jpgImageUploadedByTapatalk1426855447.100010.jpg


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Old 03-23-2015, 09:09 AM   #27 (permalink)
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I think mine was a quartz timex on a black and grey nylon strap. I remember the face being grey, very small and simple. That would of been around 1987 Wish I still had it now.
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Old 03-26-2015, 04:38 AM   #28 (permalink)
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My first was a brand called Orion. White face with a read circle and a case about 25mm in Diameter. Pleased to say it is now worn by my Nephews 10 year old Daughter (Great Neice??)
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Old 05-02-2015, 04:29 PM   #29 (permalink)
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mine was a wind up timex. it had a blue dial with two red stripes running from 9 to 3 and they got narrower toward the center. it had somewhat of a cushion case. my parents gave it to me when i graduated 6th grade in 1970. i still have it - i just have to find it. when i do, i'll post a picture. the minute hand lost some of the lume after about a year. it lodged in the edge of the dial.

i remember showing it off to my cousin's girlfriend at the time. she commented on the red stripes and how they narrowed. i said in my best wise ass tone "yeah, it's an optical illusion watch".
that was worth a sideways glance.
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Old 05-02-2015, 04:32 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I had a Fisher-Price digital watch circa 1986... It might have looked rather like a G-Shock, but I assure you it was not. The last thing I remember about it was seeing soapy water bubbles coming out from around the central button after taking a dunk in a wash bucket.
so, your're saying that it wasn't really a proof or resist?
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Old 05-19-2015, 06:06 PM   #31 (permalink)
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My first watch was a certina ds diver, bought it on impulse when i was like 17 and got my first salary.
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Old 08-16-2015, 04:18 AM   #32 (permalink)
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My mom gave me a Swatch watch which I loved so dearly... But the watch band reacted with my sweat which reeked off a sour scent during the hot days. Well, I always remember that watch, and really get ticked when I do since it was snitched... By whom? We suspect it was the helper back in the day. Sigh.
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Old 08-16-2015, 04:46 AM   #33 (permalink)
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My first was a Casio LCD back in the early eighties. Didn't survive my childhood....


Coming from a cloud somewhere...
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Old 08-18-2015, 04:36 AM   #34 (permalink)
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My dad gave me the mickey mouse watch, the kids watch with Nato strap in red and white, when I was around 6 yrs old.

My grown up watch came in five years later, it was a black analogue Casio with Gold colored hands. Served me good until university.

My first swiss watch was a maroon SWATCH with a white Arabic numbers, this was the watch I wore with the 12'clock at the 3 numeral position, so it was different to read. Confused the hell out of all those wrist watchers and rubber neckers who use other folks time piece to know the time, and yet does not want to ask.

My first self bought watch, was after graduating from University. It was a continental Quartz Swiss watch with Blue dial. This was during the time that Continental was still owned by the Swiss. :-)

Oh how time flies.

And now, I run after Seiko.
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Old 08-18-2015, 07:53 AM   #35 (permalink)
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My first watch was a kinetic skj003p. I don't own the watch annymore, but looking for a fine one outthere.
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:25 AM   #36 (permalink)
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I can't recall what model it was but something pretty similar to this Casio in the middle of the 80's.
It was followed by an Swatch Eclipses and a Casio DW-5900.
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:21 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Not my first watch but In 1983-84 I found a Heuer dive watch with no band I used it as a work watch and then lost it for about four years. While it was lost I found out what a Tag Heuer was so when I found it again in 1992 I had it cleaned and got a Tag Heuer band and have it ever since. It is not worn a lot but being the only quartz watch in my display case it is the watch that I set all my watches to .
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Old 09-30-2015, 12:39 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Casio G-Shock DW-5000
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Old 10-22-2015, 03:25 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Not my picture, but this was the first watch I owned.
I wish that was my first watch!
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Old 11-12-2015, 01:03 PM   #40 (permalink)
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A Tissot for my graduation present.
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Old 11-16-2015, 06:10 PM   #41 (permalink)
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First post! My first was a Casio TGW-10 Tri-graph. It survived elementary school and I still have it! Would put up a photo, but still working on my post count to be able to put up photos

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Old 03-06-2016, 11:52 PM   #42 (permalink)
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My first watch was a Timex Ironman.

My dad got me one from Mervyn's when I was 6.

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Old 03-13-2016, 05:05 PM   #43 (permalink)
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great nostalgic post
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Old 03-30-2016, 12:54 PM   #44 (permalink)
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I remember my first watch given to me was a timex and I might even still have it some where.
But my first purchased watch was a Pop i : pop out [email protected] watch (I did not want to swear) and my first proper watch (not new) was my Rolex
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Old 08-28-2019, 04:38 AM   #45 (permalink)
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I know this is an old thread but ....
My first watch was a manual winding Oris from my parents for my eighth birthday.

No idea where it is now, it was passed on to a cousin when I started high school.
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Old 08-31-2019, 09:49 PM   #46 (permalink)
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I recall as a first an Omega Seamaster purchased from the Navy PX in Long Beach, CA. Yes, Omega then was affordable even for a lowly-paid sailor.
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Old 09-01-2019, 02:46 AM   #47 (permalink)
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I remember when I was like 5 or 6, my brother and I had some colorful digital watch on some type of nylon strap. I remember I wore it for a little while, but then my brother took it. I also remember this because I used to wear it on my right wrist, but a teacher told me it was going to mess up my hand writing and made me put it on my left. I always feel like naturally I would prefer to be a right wrister, if it weren't for that teacher.

When I was maybe 10 or 11 my dad gave me an automatic watch he said was my grandpa's (who passed before I was born). I really wanted to wear it but had no idea how to size it for my wrist. I know it ended up in a drawer, and after a move, I'm not quite sure what happened to it. I really wish I could find it. I doubt it would be worth anything, but I really am curious what kind of watch it was.
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Old 09-01-2019, 04:45 AM   #48 (permalink)
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I still have mine which was a christening present from my gran! I’m 42 now so had it a while. It’s a kids pifco wind up, still works and has amazing amplitude. It’s funny seeing the extra holes that were made in the strap to make it a lot smaller.
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Old 09-01-2019, 07:29 AM   #49 (permalink)
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it was a white-dialed timex with black numbers, in 1965 or so, i was 7, and i lost it on a sandy beach on a lake, i guess it had to be taken off for swimming. i still think of it, as a rusty hunk of metal still lying there in the sand.
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Old 12-22-2019, 01:18 PM   #50 (permalink)
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Default Timex Indiglo

My first watch was given to me when I was around eleven or twelve by my father. The watch was a simple analog Timex indiglo that he originally wore and gave to me because I loved playing with the glow function.
Sadly, I cannot seem to find it now😕
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