Grant McLean wrote:
> There is a practical reason to owning something "brand new" vs a 60 year
> old item. Old mechanical things break often, and require lots of
> service. New ones can be much more reliable, especially in watches.
I'd disagree about watches. Any watch after the mid-forties has shock resistance, a good main spring, 17 jewels etc. and is perfectly reliable in my experience. And CHEAP too!!!
And bikes from the 1950s? Equally as reliable.
Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal