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      04-17-2011, 04:05 AM   #111
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http://www.smh.com.au/money/investin...412-1dbc3.html
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      04-17-2011, 04:05 AM   #112
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Can't say enough good things about my Submariner. Worn it every day the past 5 years, hasn't skipped a beat, and i go hard bro.
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      04-17-2011, 06:23 PM   #113
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Mine is the longines black ceramic face, beautiful watch.

http://www.longines.com/watches/longines-conquest
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      04-17-2011, 06:36 PM   #114
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Mine is the longines black ceramic face, beautiful watch.

http://www.longines.com/watches/longines-conquest
I love black watches!

How much is that one?
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      04-17-2011, 06:40 PM   #115
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I paid $2300 retails at around $2800.
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      04-17-2011, 07:07 PM   #116
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Mine is the longines black ceramic face, beautiful watch.

http://www.longines.com/watches/longines-conquest
she's a beauty
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      04-17-2011, 07:07 PM   #117
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I've currently got a Raymond Weil parsifal which i've had for the last 5 years. I picked it up very cheap from duty free in HK airport



Would love a two tone daytona though when finances permit
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      04-17-2011, 07:09 PM   #118
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I am sure it would, the band has three different places to adjust, plus you can always take a chunk out of band. Do you know how much it's retailed for? Was $12k last time I checked
meant if it would look good on a thinner wrist
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      04-17-2011, 08:42 PM   #119
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Mine is the longines black ceramic face, beautiful watch.

http://www.longines.com/watches/longines-conquest
Very nice watch!
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      04-17-2011, 09:22 PM   #120
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I paid $2300 retails at around $2800.
Where from did you get it for $2300?
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      04-17-2011, 09:35 PM   #121
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Where from did you get it for $2300?
At Wallace Bishop back in 10-2008 in brisbane don't know what they go for now, i only wear it on occasions going out to dinner and special places.
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      04-17-2011, 10:34 PM   #122
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MO3, if you interested, the Longines shop in the city negotiates. Also check if Shum's mentioned above stocks Longines and is willing neg by 15-30%, you could also claim back 10% if you buy it before you travel. Offcourse the easy way is getting it from the US esp since our dollar is strong.

Btw for TAG fans, there is a huge sale of TAG's in the city store, some at half price.
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      04-17-2011, 10:39 PM   #123
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Shums stock Longines for sure
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      04-18-2011, 02:02 AM   #124
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I tried this one on and I really like it. It's Steel & Ceramic.
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      04-18-2011, 02:10 AM   #125
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Looks good, ceramic is great in the long run. Is that a quartz or automatic?..Typically automatics hold their value better than the quartz ones and last longer too. Where did you try it?
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Looks good, ceramic is great in the long run. Is that a quartz or automatic?..Typically automatics hold their value better than the quartz ones and last longer too. Where did you try it?
It's quartz. I tried it at Gregory in Bankstown Centro. RRP: $1950. It's the latest from TAG.

I agree about ceramic watches. It's light and scratch proof. I bought a Rado ceramic watch in October 2009 and I've been weaning it nearly everyday and it still looks brand new.

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I've got a ceramic rado as well but have managed to crack the links 3 times hence stopped wearing it. It's still sitting in my draw with the broken links.
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I've got a ceramic rado as well but have managed to crack the links 3 times hence stopped wearing it. It's still sitting in my draw with the broken links.
I was at TAG Heuer Sydney store today and I was told that TAG Heuer doesn't make full ceramic watches because they crack easily and they have the steel around the ceramic to protect it. (the pictured watches).

The regional manager was in store today and made me a very good deal for this watch as I wanted to purchase the men's and women's watches together.

I'm a bit fussy when it comes to watches and would like to have a look at other brands before signing on the dotted line.

Non-diamond watch: (My preference)



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      04-19-2011, 01:29 AM   #129
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is the women's one for when you play dress ups
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      04-19-2011, 01:37 AM   #130
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is the women's one for when you play dress ups
LOL yeah.
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      04-19-2011, 03:24 AM   #131
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I was at TAG Heuer Sydney store today and I was told that TAG Heuer doesn't make full ceramic watches because they crack easily and they have the steel around the ceramic to protect it. (the pictured watches).

The regional manager was in store today and made me a very good deal for this watch as I wanted to purchase the men's and women's watches together.

I'm a bit fussy when it comes to watches and would like to have a look at other brands before signing on the dotted line.

Non-diamond watch: (My preference)



Diamond watches:


The diamond ones look smart..great deals?
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      04-19-2011, 03:27 AM   #132
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is the women's one for when you play dress ups
lol, Stu, u still have a lot to learn, buy your missus a watch when you buy the expensive one you always wanted and you'll get away with it
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