Watch fetish

Discussion in 'Jewellery & Gems' started by spannermonkey, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. spannermonkey

    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    St.kilda , no the Chrono did not come from the Salvo's
    Paid $100 for the Citizen Chrono from a pawnbroker
    With the Salvo's ,iv'e figured out the wealthy area's shops are more expansive :rolleyes:
    Salvo stores are also run by the "Velvet Mafia " ;)
     
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    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    What the postie bought me just now :cool:

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    Picked these up from the local Salvo's & markets in the last 2 weeks , the Seiko ladies watch works & the others just need batteries

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    Taken years ago. I have a lot more now, specially the G-Shocks (mostly solar/atomic). :cool:

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    Finally got myself a proper watch after many many years.

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    The blue always gets me
     
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    Raymond Weil aren't very highly thought of amongst the WUS guys who prefer their $15k Zeniths and Rolexes, but I wanted one ever since a friendly clerk let me try one on in a jewelery store when I was about 16. The Don Giovanni Cosi Grande they let me try on cost $4,995 and they knew there was no way I could afford it. For some reason they just don't hold their value though and about 18 months ago I picked one up for around $700 from the states when the exchange rate was nice.

    I love it, auto chrono with a crystal back and the best AR sapphire I've seen on any watch including Brietlings and Rolexes that cost 5 times as much. If you bargain hunt you can get yourself a very nice swiss watch from them REALLY cheap compared with the RRP, I wouldn't buy new but if you can find one under $1k in good condition I'd highly recommend it.

    Also pictured is it's little brother that I picked up a while ago, the dual time zone. Pictures are mine, using a manual focus macro set up. No post processing, they came out the camera that way because I got mad skills.

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    If you don't like square watches then have a look at their freelancer chrono or Nabucco (bit more expensive even second hand) in one of the special edition colours.
     
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    I'm in a Tissot seamaster seven mood today...

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    anyone got a speedmaster they are thinking of selling, any type or date, can swap metals or cash
     
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    Some serious watch bling :cool:

    BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-33989554
     
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    Altima Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    This guy has quite the passion for watches!

    Love his quote:

    "A watch, like all the clocks that surround us, will give you the time, but a timepiece brings you emotion".

    The Braveheart Tourbillon

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    My grand seiko and my collection which includes a 14k swiss Hafis :D

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    This is my boy.
    I thought id stuffed it the other day after putting it away on top of some neodymium magnets, but all was well.
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    Toys i bought for my lady.
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    Can you see what ones have NOT been changed for daylight saving last night?
    Which one gets the most love:)
     
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    Out of town today to find some bargains in some new op shops .
    As i think watches (both precious metal versions and steel) are a massively undervalued and may be even ignored market i will be making an effort to find some new ones and with any luck post some new ones tonight.
    A nice 18k fob watch would be nice to post, but id even be happy with a few cheap G-shock's.
    I did pick up a couple of G-shocks the other day for $4 a piece and i will post them here and you will see straight away (though i did not) why they cost $4
     
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    My Tourby Lawless 42. Tourby is a small German company. Picture doesn't do it justice, I don't know if I can go back to non-ceramic bezels. 'scuse the hairy arms eh.

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    sterling-nz Well-Known Member

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    Ceramic?
    As in actually made of ceramic or some sort of coating?

    Edit: Also very nice:)
     

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