I decided I really have to save up for a Lemania 5100 driven watch 🙂 2004 is probably the last year of production (introduced in 1978), and this movement is really worth the ‘investment’.
This chronograph movement is very sturdy and reliable and was/is used in Omega Speedmaster models, Sinn, Tutima, Bell & Ross and even in Alain Silberstein’s watches. Except for the last one, all are very functional ‘tool’ watches so to speak.
I think I want something like this, or a vintage Omega Speedmaster Automatic ST176.0012:
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