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smittycl

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IIRC, the dude basically ended up running off with a bunch of people's money and not getting people back their watches that were in for service. I think some people realized that some of the stuff he said he was doing was kind of "half-truths" as well.
I remember reading he was a friend of James Gandolfini who did some promos for the watches. They got called out for basically just making funky, macho cases and throwing in off-the-shelf 2824-2 movements. Always thought they were amusing tool watches for dudes who really work in cubicles.
 

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If this is true, then I bought the gold sub too soon.
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Or you may have bought the better looking version. Personally, although I love blue dials, but I think they look far better with yellow gold or white metals than they do with rose gold. I remember trying on a 15202OR/Rose gold with a blue dial, and thinking it just looks off.
 

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Or you may have bought the better looking version. Personally, although I love blue dials, but I think they look far better with yellow gold or white metals than they do with rose gold. I remember trying on a 15202OR/Rose gold with a blue dial, and thinking it just looks off.
That's because the 15202OR blue was too dark. The 15202BA blue was slighter so it popped more.
 

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Just called about 10 GS dealers and boutiques. Nobody has it. One dealer, in particular, was very helpful: Carat & Co in New York (Queens, to be precise). I put down a deposit for the next one that comes in. First time I’ve ever had to do that for any watch. Looking forward to getting it.
 

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For an old fart like me ... the transition of f*ck from pathetic to great has taken time. But I get it ... I never understood why it was considered an insult ... hell it makes life so much more enjoyable and exciting.
 

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You don’t like the bracelet? Is it a design or comfort issue? I’ve never tried on a GS, so any input would help.
Some people claim that GS bracelets aren't up to snuff, there's no quick adjust or anything but personally I think they're fine. Also I had the same reaction as you to the SBGH295 and have a deposit down as well
 

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I remember reading he was a friend of James Gandolfini who did some promos for the watches. They got called out for basically just making funky, macho cases and throwing in off-the-shelf 2824-2 movements. Always thought they were amusing tool watches for dudes who really work in cubicles.
yooo don't shame us peasants
For an old fart like me ... the transition of f*ck from pathetic to great has taken time. But I get it ... I never understood why it was considered an insult ... hell it makes life so much more enjoyable and exciting.
this post fucks bro!
 

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All non-“serious” collectors: I’m really digging this. Thoughts?
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I do not know what is not to like about this release. Nice price, beautiful dial, extra strap.

Regarding the bracelet haters: maybe I am not a bracelet snob, but it is absolutely 100% solid. Is it as great as a Rolex bracelet? No, because Rolex bracelets are best in class. But it is a very good bracelet and it would not impact my enjoyment of the watch. I've had my Speedy 1861 on the bracelet with years and I have not thought once that it is a "bad" bracelet.
 

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