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    Zodiac Astrographic

    Originally produced in 1969, this watch has been re-released and looks super funky.
    What do you guys think of the 'floating' hands and overall look?
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    I think mystery dial watches are cool, and I'm glad to see Zodiac doing more automatic watches instead of all the quartzes they were doing for so long. I like me a little funk.

    I have a very specific childhood memory of seeing some really cool psychedelic geometric pulsating dial watches back in the '70s. I wonder what happened to those. Makes me want to go do an image search now. They usually had a sort of star motif, with a bit of a moiré thing going on. Hmmm...
    Too many watches, not enough wrists.

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    Hah! I found them - Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. Another moment in time, for sure.

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    Too many watches, not enough wrists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skywatch View Post
    Hah! I found them - Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. Another moment in time, for sure.

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    I guess that looked pretty cool in the 70's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottjc View Post
    I guess that looked pretty cool in the 70's.
    Especially to 12 year old kid interested in watches. I remember seeing these in jewelry store windows and thought they were the bees knees.
    Too many watches, not enough wrists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skywatch View Post
    Especially to 12 year old kid interested in watches. I remember seeing these in jewelry store windows and thought they were the bees knees.

    To be honest, I'd wear them now if they weren't gp.
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    Agree re the Zodiac, very cool looking piece.
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    I like it. I think I prefer the white one -


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    Quote Originally Posted by tribe125 View Post
    I like it. I think I prefer the white one -


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    Oh yes, that is pretty special.
    I haven't been tempted by another brand like this for quite some time...
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottjc View Post
    To be honest, I'd wear them now if they weren't gp.

    Yup... I was trying to find a photo anywhere on the interwebs of a SS or chrome version, and apparently that just did not happen.
    Too many watches, not enough wrists.

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