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scottcolbath

What you got? I love a nice watch. I'm a fan of mechanical watches, but I won't turn my nose at a quartz movement. I own a couple. My dream watch is a Rolex Air King. Not  sure what will come first. The next vette, or the Air King.

 

My first. A limited edition Seiko Automatic Diver (Blue Lagoon Samurai). I scooped this up for $400 from a watch shop in Texas last November. Now you can't get one for under $1,000.

 

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One of my beater watches. While the Seiko is not a "luxury" watch, it's a very nice watch. I wanted something to wear that I didn't care if it got scratched or beat up. This Bertucci is a real solid watch. Super light. You hardly notice it on your wrist. The Zulu strap makes it excellend for wearing while working out/biking/hiking.

 

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Next is a beautifu example of an old school pocket watch. This one needs a little help, but it runs.

 

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A beautiful movement.

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Last is the chrono I had to have for my bike rides and other exercise related things. Nothing fancy. Quartz movement, but a good watch for the intended purpose.

 

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It's a great watch, but I noticed that it's difficult to see the sweeping second hand while doing my various things at the gym. So, I"m looking for another chrono with better visibility.

 

S.C.

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theChad

I never really got into watches, but the last one I owned was probably the classic Casio calculator watch, because I’m a nerd.

Now I sport a phone that tells time, has a stopwatch with split, timer, alarm, and can track when the Space Station flys over my head.  Technology kicks ass!!

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JLs Mistress

The Rolex is a great time piece and the good thing is value goes up 5 to 10 % a year depending on which model you have , which is more than the vette will do. If you can locate one you might consider a Zenith . .. Rolex at one time used there movements.. the down side about most is the service fees . Mine range between 500 - 800 for simple clean and adjust.

Now  all I wear is a smart watch 🙁..  and  down to one Bike a Cannondale Bad Boy ..

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Extender32

My daily watch is a Rolex Datejust.

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JLs Mistress
5 hours ago, Extender32 said:

My daily watch is a Rolex Datejust.

Does yours have the 3135 movement or the newer 3235 either way classic time piece...

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Eddie44

I have one from each Grandfather. The pocket watch is an Illinois brand and the other is a Benrus.  I don’t use a watch since the invention of the cellphone. 

 

 

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Extender32
6 hours ago, JLs Mistress said:

Does yours have the 3135 movement or the newer 3235 either way classic time piece...

To be honest, I really don't know.

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HOXXOH

1968 Seiko self-winder w/1974 Indian silver (severely tarnished) and turquoise. Only worn once since 1975 to a Geezer lunch.(never seen rain) (always drawer kept) Shook it a bit before the pic and it ran for 40 minutes. Could belong to someone else if a fair offer were tendered. :yesnod

 

 

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JLs Mistress
2 hours ago, HOXXOH said:

1968 Seiko self-winder w/1974 Indian silver (severely tarnished) and turquoise. Only worn once since 1975 to a Geezer lunch.(never seen rain) (always drawer kept) Shook it a bit before the pic and it ran for 40 minutes. Could belong to someone else if a fair offer were tendered. :yesnod

 

 

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Ok 

 how much you give me to take it.

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JLs Mistress
19 hours ago, Eddie44 said:

I have one from each Grandfather. The pocket watch is an Illinois brand and the other is a Benrus.  I don’t use a watch since the invention of the cellphone. 

 

 

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 Looks like  the wrist watch has the famous Speidel Twist O Flex band. This would be the perfect  Tues lunch watch.

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Eddie44
5 hours ago, JLs Mistress said:

 Looks like  the wrist watch has the famous Speidel Twist O Flex band. This would be the perfect  Tues lunch watch.

🤣🤣

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JohnU

I’m with Chad.  I have not worn a watch or ring in 30 years.  My wrist sweats under them.  

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Chameleon

 I quit wearing watches in 1997 when I stopped being a cross-country truck driver. After many years of having to log every single minute of every day and wearing a watch 24/7, I no longer wanted to know exactly what time it was.  I've been running a bit late ever since. :lol

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JLs Mistress
9 hours ago, Chameleon said:

 I quit wearing watches in 1997 when I stopped being a cross-country truck driver. After many years of having to log every single minute of every day and wearing a watch 24/7, I no longer wanted to know exactly what time it was.  I've been running a bit late ever since. :lol

SOUNDS LIKE A TIMING  IS RETARDED  ....

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