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:
Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more