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    Default Slightly OT - Porco Rosso

    We've had a bit of a thing about Hayao Miyazaki's Porco Rosso 'planes here on NSN 6645 for a while now, especially as there is an incredibly rare Breitling Cosmonaute with Porco Rosso logo on the dial. I visited the Studio Ghibili Museum in Mitaka, Japan ten days ago, but was unable to find hide nor hair of the fabled watch...

    However, I did find quite a cool book on the Porco Rosso 'planes, and the research that Miyazaki did on various late '20s and early '30s seaplanes to get the right look for the film. And then today, in Kamakura of all places (I was on the way to see the second largest Buddha in Japan (as you do)), I found this:





    By the way, this is the book I bought - The Age of the Flying Boat

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    Great stuff - time to take up smoking with Zippos like those? I particularly like the clock (hint, hint...). Which version of the book did you buy - first edition or revised?

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    Jon'.

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    Mat can you get me one of those Zippos? that would be v cool...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATG View Post
    Mat can you get me one of those Zippos? that would be v cool...
    I'll look out for them. Sorry. Should have thought about you first!

    I do have a present for you though!

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