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      12-15-2011, 01:50 AM   #309
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      12-15-2011, 03:06 PM   #310
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for what its worth

i went thru a watch phase, i dont care so much anymore, as I'll rather dress like a bum and an automatic just doesn't go with my attire.

anywho;

my favourite 2 watches in my box at the moment are:

Zenith ElPrimero Open



Jaegar LeCouture Chronomaster



Least favourite

Franck Muller King Conquisditor (i think thats how its spelt)

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      12-20-2011, 07:21 AM   #311
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Your watches look awesome!

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for what its worth

i went thru a watch phase, i dont care so much anymore, as I'll rather dress like a bum and an automatic just doesn't go with my attire.

anywho;

my favourite 2 watches in my box at the moment are:

Zenith ElPrimero Open



Jaegar LeCouture Chronomaster



Least favourite

Franck Muller King Conquisditor (i think thats how its spelt)

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      12-20-2011, 07:42 AM   #312
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Got my subbie today will post some piccies when i find my USB cable
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      12-20-2011, 07:57 AM   #313
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Got my subbie today will post some piccies when i find my USB cable
Congrats, which one!!!
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Thanks sanjay, big thanks to Suj for coming out with me constantly to view watches and Chris for giving me a ball park figuire to get the watch down to



and next to my oldie




40mm is a little large, the blue is very eye catching and very different.
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      12-20-2011, 06:45 PM   #315
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nice one

did u get it in sydney?
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      12-20-2011, 06:49 PM   #316
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Congrats bruddah! Looks like a beauty! Rock dat up to Zeta on friday.
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did u get it in sydney?
yep, @ the Hour Glass
Went to alot of shops to watch kick but they ended up giving me the best price


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Congrats bruddah! Looks like a beauty! Rock dat up to Zeta on friday.
Thanks uleh, Yea i'll see if i go. Need my accompanying Gucci Hat now
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yep, @ the Hour Glass
Went to alot of shops to watch kick but they ended up giving me the best price
Suprised john farren price didnt come to the party :/

beautiful watch, good buy

hit me up on ur next purchase or when ur get an engagement ring, i should be able to get competitive quotes for u
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      12-20-2011, 07:03 PM   #319
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mmmm..... Not totally with you on that one.

Not gold but epic - nb. holy jumbo picture.



ps i may be biased towards this watch.
This is my dream watch right here. Unfortunately don't have 20k in the budget for a watch
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      12-20-2011, 09:31 PM   #321
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Suprised john farren price didnt come to the party :/

beautiful watch, good buy

hit me up on ur next purchase or when ur get an engagement ring, i should be able to get competitive quotes for u
I went to J Farren, they gave me a great price which was bettered by HourGlass. Went back and the lovely lady said she couldnt match the price.

I will take you up on that offer next time, Thanks
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Thanks sanjay, big thanks to Suj for coming out with me constantly to view watches and Chris for giving me a ball park figuire to get the watch down to



and next to my oldie




40mm is a little large, the blue is very eye catching and very different.

Thats a real beauty, BIG congrats!!! My 38 yr old vintage sub says CHEERS! What are your first impressions?
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      12-21-2011, 04:21 AM   #323
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First impressions: its big, its bright, the ticking (second hand) has a real springy sound to it, setting the time is incredibly difficult and its heavy.. very heavy

I hope mine in 38 years time looks as good as yours
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First impressions: its big, its bright, the ticking (second hand) has a real springy sound to it, setting the time is incredibly difficult and its heavy.. very heavy

I hope mine in 38 years time looks as good as yours


You will get used to it, think is the 3 levels, screw down to keep the oystercase waterproof plus winding, date and time levels that is feeling a bit much initially but you will get used to it quick.
If you find that difficult imagine having to turn the hands through 24hrs to change a single day on mine since they didn't have a quickset feature back then. Am sure yours will look just as good in 38 years.
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Definitely a couple of pieces of art!
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      12-21-2011, 04:33 PM   #326
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Nice watches! I'm quite a watch fan, think I have around 7 at the moment, 2 Breitlings, one navitimer anyone Bentley super sport, 1 Rolex Daytona 24hr, a Rado Jubilee, a Luminor Panerai Radiomir, and 2 Tags - Tag Heuer Monaco and a Grand Carerra.

Breitlings by far my favorites though. Would love to get my hands on a nice Audemars Piquet though
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Nice watches! I'm quite a watch fan, think I have around 7 at the moment, 2 Breitlings, one navitimer anyone Bentley super sport, 1 Rolex Daytona 24hr, a Rado Jubilee, a Luminor Panerai Radiomir, and 2 Tags - Tag Heuer Monaco and a Grand Carerra.

Breitlings by far my favorites though. Would love to get my hands on a nice Audemars Piquet though
Nice collection mate!
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      12-26-2011, 05:01 PM   #328
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Looks fake..

Although after you got your sub I found myself wandering in to the Rolex store while o/seas. Price not as good as yours and only offering 5% off and can't claim anything on tax.

I showed them (converted) your price and the woman was like "o.O Oh yes good price"

me - "DUH Y U NO MATCH (at least)"

But yeh, I'm still not totally convinced on a sub anyway, the black/gold didn't really suit and you have blue/gold so I can't go that. Green would look 'interesting' to say the least. (And allen you know I'm not a fan of gold anyway and I'd rather be shot than wear diamonds on my watch). Guess I just have to go for another Gshock.

ps - I saw a couple of watches here called "Relax" had a nice looking crown as logo too. Almost bought you one.
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      12-26-2011, 07:31 PM   #329
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nice to know you thought of me while overseas,
did you re-enact RP's famous barganing scene?

Whens the Audemars piguet or IWC gonna be slapped onto your wrist?

p.s 1addicts talk alot about U-Boat watches, they are really cool..
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now this is bling.

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