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After 4 agonizing months it finally arrived! Swapped on a custom-ordered short length Sirtoli alligator band for my small wrists. I love this watch!
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Beautiful!
Thank you, my neighbor
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Originally Posted by cioni2k View Post
After 4 agonizing months it finally arrived! Swapped on a custom-ordered short length Sirtoli alligator band for my small wrists. I love this watch!
Is it not too big for you? But still nice watch.
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That is beautiful, Kapp. Thank goodness you're back.
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Bought a new strap for my vintage omega yesterday


Nice!
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Thank you, my neighbor



Is it not too big for you? But still nice watch.

It's partly due to the angle of the pic. Doesnt stand out in real life. Certainly on the larger side for my wrist but lately I'm preferring a larger watch face. Actually fits quite nice, very happy
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It's partly due to the angle of the pic. Doesnt stand out in real life. Certainly on the larger side for my wrist but lately I'm preferring a larger watch face. Actually fits quite nice, very happy

Congrats on the Stowa. Wear it in good health man.
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Wear it in good health man.
+1

TheWraith, thanks

And blue for me today.

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^ That's gorgeous. Such a delight.
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After 4 agonizing months it finally arrived! Swapped on a custom-ordered short length Sirtoli alligator band for my small wrists. I love this watch!

I have the same watch. The face cracked after about 2 years of use under semi-normal conditions (took a flight, went skiing, hotel for a shower and out to dinner in freezing weather). Stowa makes a nice watch but I was disappointed that they charged me to replace the face under this set of circumstances...

Tell's perfect time, though!
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The face cracked after about 2 years of use.

Dial or crystal??
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Hi Guys,

Thinking about picking up a fun watch at some point of which I'm pretty clueless. Trying to limit it to around $1500 so nothing super crazy. I definitely prefer things in the more classic realm with not too many tricks and gadgets. Definitely gold and a dark brown band.

Below are a few examples of Pateks and Omegas that I particularly like. Any suggestions on makers I should be looking at which have similar style items? I've scanned through this thread and have seen a few things, but curious what suggestions people may have.

Also, are there any reliable dealers for vintage watches in NYC that have good warranties and stand behind their products?

Any information is appreciated. Thanks!








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Thanks! Amazing how most watches out there are all silver/platinum color. The quest for gold begins!
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I'm pretty clueless. Trying to limit it to around $1500 so nothing super crazy. I definitely prefer things in the more classic realm with not too many tricks and gadgets. Definitely gold and a dark brown band.
Check out the Hamilton 'Jazzmaster' lineup too.
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