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The Watch Appreciation Thread (Reviews and Photos of Men's Timepieces by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Breitling, JLC etc...) - Page 1977post #29641 of 483123/11/14 at 2:37pmpost #29642 of 483123/11/14 at 2:40pmpost #29643 of 483123/11/14 at 2:43pmpost #29644 of 483123/11/14 at 2:45pmpost #29645 of 483123/11/14 at 2:45pmpost #29646 of 483123/11/14 at 2:52pmpost #29647 of 483123/11/14 at 2:57pm@TheWraith Too kind bro Suited and booted tomorrow so may have to get her out again. The duchess bought it for a significant birthday and she had the matching one if you recall. They hold some considerable sentimental value so definitely keepers!post #29648 of 483123/11/14 at 3:04pm@stafa this magical creature you speak of is an endangered species. Omega ceased production of the 3572 a few years back. It was probably the case that once you started introducing sapphire, the customer no longer saw the necessity of hesalite.
@derek I appreciate the pushback. At least someone stuck up for the O.G. Moon watch. Still, I think I'll go with the newfangled sapphire. I couldn't bare to deny myself a peek at that beautiful movement at any inkling.
Purchase made, and thus concludes my Amex rewards points savings. Nothing like a watch that matters, which you didn't even pay for.post #29649 of 483123/11/14 at 3:08pmQuote:Originally Posted by Cleav
@TheWraith Too kind bro Suited and booted tomorrow so may have to get her out again. The duchess bought it for a significant birthday and she had the matching one if you recall. They hold some considerable sentimental value so definitely keepers!
I have the same feeling toward my Omega Seamaster quartz watch. It's only a quartz, but it was a gift from my sister, who I almost lost to cancer a few years ago, so it holds a great deal of sentimental value. Other watches may come and go, but that one will never leave me.post #29650 of 483123/11/14 at 3:15pmWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Gorgeous piece. I and you don't get any trouble from the bit covering the crown?post #29651 of 483123/11/14 at 3:28pmQuote:Originally Posted by TheWraith
I have the same feeling toward my Omega Seamaster quartz watch. It's only a quartz, but it was a gift from my sister, who I almost lost to cancer a few years ago, so it holds a great deal of sentimental value. Other watches may come and go, but that one will never leave me.
I definitely get that my friend. I hope all is well with you and yourspost #29652 of 483123/11/14 at 3:34pmpost #29653 of 483123/11/14 at 3:35pmpost #29654 of 483123/11/14 at 3:35pm
That is a great looking JLT. Good to get some advice from someone in a similar position. Flying under the radar and not being flash is key here.
May I ask if you bought yours new or used? Tempted to go for a used one and get it sooner than wait, but equally enjoy the idea of a new one that is mine and will be retained for years to come.post #29655 of 483123/11/14 at 3:44pmQuote:Originally Posted by DLJr
One other thing I'd consider with the Speedy question, the inscription on the sandwich is now wrong. It was not "the only" watch worn on the moon. That bothers me personally but YMMV.
That is a bit of an imperfection, no doubt. But if you're buying new and you want the display caseback, it's the only option. Perhaps when a more accurate inscription comes out in a future 3573 release, if the company ever gives up its stubbornness regarding that claim, I'll buy the new caseback. For now, my die is cast.
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