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Old 04-02-2012, 03:44 PM   #4306
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That grand seiko is nearly the price of a Rolex Sub, or say an Omega PO.

not that it is a bad thing, it just requires some mental adjustments on my part.
It has been said...You buy a Rolex to impress others, You buy a Grand Seiko to impress yourself.
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Old 04-02-2012, 03:51 PM   #4307
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Not necessarily. If you get a Rolex at the right price, it's almost better than money in the bank.

The GS and Seiko Spring Drives are very nice, and extremely appealing to me as the watchmaker's science and art, but it remains to be seen how they hold value.

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Old 04-02-2012, 06:42 PM   #4308
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If we are having a Seiko moment..



Not sure about this one. Heavy and bulky on the wrist. Not quite what I expected.
I have the "Pepsi" version and it's my smallest (newer) diver's watch...
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:05 AM   #4309
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It has been said...You buy a Rolex to impress others, You buy a Grand Seiko to impress yourself.
I bought a green Sub because it was tax free and I liked it. It's doubled in value so far.
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:02 PM   #4310
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Anyone have a link to a Rolex on-line retailer that's genuine and offers the lowest prices?
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:25 PM   #4311
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Anyone have a link to a Rolex on-line retailer that's genuine and offers the lowest prices?
I used interwatches.com and have no complaints. Paid a very reasonable price for my vintage DJ and came with 1-year warranty -- which I did not need.
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:34 PM   #4312
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It has been said...You buy a Rolex to impress others, You buy a Grand Seiko to impress yourself.
I'm actually quite impressed with my rolex
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:40 PM   #4313
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Anyone have a link to a Rolex on-line retailer that's genuine and offers the lowest prices?
I like hqmilton.com
they deal largely in vintage models, but also have a selection of more modern watches. prices are fair, and the service is outstanding.
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Old 04-03-2012, 08:17 PM   #4314
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Really into the look of this fossil. Suggestions on watches that have that look?

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Old 04-03-2012, 08:39 PM   #4315
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Skeletonized watches are a specialty - that one has a pair of sub-dials, I don't know anything specific. You need to just google and search. Personally, I'd prefer a display back to a display front with the exception of the Bulova Accutron Space View.

Fossil is a fashion watch, so don't have high expectations for lifespan or accuracy, they get changed every season.
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:25 AM   #4316
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There's the Bulova Mechanical 96A120...



I'd say the Bulova is a notch or two above Fossil.

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Old 04-04-2012, 10:20 AM   #4317
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A little late to the party but here is my latest addition. A Christmas present that I am quite fond of.

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Old 04-04-2012, 01:36 PM   #4318
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Any thoughts on the Omega Deville Tourbillon? ;)



Only a 100 grand...haha
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Old 04-04-2012, 02:11 PM   #4319
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I've worn a platinum Blancpain tourbillon.

$129,000.

For about three minutes.

At a watch fair.



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Old 04-04-2012, 03:30 PM   #4320
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