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^Nice thumbs-up.gif
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Originally Posted by Warren G. View Post


Nah, it's a 3572 circa 2001. It was worn pretty hard, had that watch on 24/7. I sold it not so long ago to help fund my Sea-Dweller purchase. I do miss it, but I know I'll have another one in my collection one day. I can't complain tho, I really love my SD and it was worth it. Speaking of Omega, I can't believe a brand new Speedy is almost 4,500 (price increase Sept 1) and a freaking PO is almost $5,500.

I really like Blancpain too. I know a guy with a rose gold Villeret moonphase, such a gorgeous watch.

damn, you seriously beat the shit out of that one lol
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Hey guys, first post here. I'm in grad school, so my watch collection isn't anywhere near as high end as some of the examples here (I remain eternally jealous of everyone sporting these JLC's and AL&S worship.gif), but here is the one I'm wearing right now: 

 

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1926 Elgin manual wind with lume numerals and hands. Apologies for the crappy Blackberry pic tounge.gif

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Originally Posted by imageWIS View Post

Vintage Heuer Chronograph, all original, retailed by Türler:

500
Nice.
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Originally Posted by orange fury View Post

1926 Elgin manual wind with lume numerals and hands.


Nice -
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Hey guys,

Wondering if I can get your expertise on this watch. I am wondering if it is authentic and what model it is if possible. And if it is an authentic piece, what strap recommendations do you have to suggest!

Thanks! smile.gif

700
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Originally Posted by blakhart View Post

Hey guys,

Wondering if I can get your expertise on this watch. I am wondering if it is authentic and what model it is if possible. And if it is an authentic piece, what strap recommendations do you have to suggest!

Thanks! smile.gif

700

i'd not buy it even if it is real, the watch is too small... its perfect size for a girl's wrist in modern times
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^ Impossible to tell if it's authentic from that pic. If it's cheap enough I wouldn't worry too much about it's authenticity.
It looks vintage and as jv points out, it'll wear small today. A lot of guys like a smaller watch so you should get what appeals to you. I'm reugularly lambasted with crys of 'too big' for showing a Panerai here.
A dark brown gator or croc strap would look good on it.
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Originally Posted by Achillus View Post

Nice.

Thanks smile.gif I forgot to mention, its manual wind icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif
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I'm definitely sure it isn't vintage, and pretty certain it's fake.
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I'm definitely sure it isn't vintage, and pretty certain it's fake.

You mean the IWC, right?
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yes.
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Originally Posted by imageWIS View Post

Vintage Heuer Chronograph, all original, retailed by Türler:

500



icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif My favourite from recent postings.
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My blue vintage

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icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif My favourite from recent postings.

Aw thanks smile.gif. Now I wish I had taken a better pic.
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