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The Watch Appreciation Thread (Reviews and Photos of Men's Timepieces by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Brei

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, May 20, 2007.

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  1. in stitches

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    its a classy looking watch. enjoy it.
     


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    Thanks Stitch! Yea and I second that! That rock is B-A-L-L-I-N'!! Lol.. awesome man!
     


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    well I intentionally stayed on the low end as I know that high color and clarity could easily make it twice what I quoted... not knowing it wasn't personal I was trying to error on the side of "not being an ass" LOL! but ya a 5ct can easily be 6 figures... so what chocsosa said...


    +1 ballin for sure!
     


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    ah ya but for $250 it was not a huge risk and I agree with Stitchy... it's cool and classic... enjoy!!
     


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    Hi Kid,

    Price of a diamond isn't simply size...color and clarity are crucial to value. Also depends on where you are buying...a similar size stone, E or D color and internally flawless from Van Cleef or Cartier would be several hundred thousand dollars...a similar size stone H or I in color S1 clarity from a local jeweler a fraction of that.
     


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    I would assume you found Omega's database during your research, but if not, go here and you can search the number on the case if it's from 1946 or after.
     


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    Hi Stitch,

    Always fun to look at diamonds. Just curious, what's the color & clarity?
     


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    Tried and could not find it. Yea I searched on there for like an hour after work
     


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    hey, D. glad you enjoyed. im pretty sure it was an E/VS2.
     
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    There are a number of very nice Japanese watches in that price range. I think you will get better quality from Japan at the under $1300 price point than you will from a Euro/Swiss brand.

    http://www.seiyajapan.com/product/S-SARB065/SEIKO-Mechanical-SARB065-Cocktail-Time.html

    http://www.seiyajapan.com/product/O-WZ0251EL/ORIENT-STAR-CLASSIC-WZ0251EL.html
     
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    That Orvis is nice!
     


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    Quote: Yeah, same. Are you sure it wasn't a Cal 550; it looks like one, and it even appears to be the number under the Omega mark? If you are interested in the Cal 510, here is a fun link. Even if it's a bit of a frankenstein, it's still a very nice looking watch, enjoy it.
     


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    Hi Stitch, thanks for the info. I developed an interest in diamonds when shopping for an engagement ring years ago. Nice stone, I'm sure it will go to a good home.
     


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    no probs. yes, diamonds can be tantalizing. especially ones with an excellent cut. i hope it finds a happy home too.

    we also recently purchased an amazing pair of tiffany & co studs. wish i could give them to my wife for our upcoming 10th anniversary, g-d willing, they are stunning. sadly, they are well out of the budget. close to 20k.
     


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    Speaking of Orient, glad I got this one before they discontinued it:

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    Back to the horn back Sub today

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