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  1. [Advice] Purchasing luxury watch with flagship retailer over phone?

    High-end watches
    Looking to purchase a luxury watch for Dad's upcoming big retirement.. tricky part, except they live in another country. Covid has kiboshed my international travel plans so looking for some advice.. The luxury retailer has an authorized flagship in the country but I'm wondering what were the...
  2. Can you keep a mechanical Stopwatch wound up?

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    After a while of googling, I can't figure out whether it's bad to keep a stopwatch wound up and not running? Because if you store a normal mechanical watch, it will just wind down, and it's common knowledge that it's not ideal to keep a watch wound or in a winder for too long, so I'm not sure...
  3. Advice Wanted: Omega Seamster 30 1962

    Hey, I was looking at this seamster 30 from 1962. I'm a first-time buyer and I would like advice on whether I should go for it or not. The price is $400.
  4. What am i missing here??

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    Hello everyone, I'm asking for help here, my watch "thing" is affordable, durable and no need for changing batery. Currently my colection is: Mudman G9300, with red bezel and band, my Work watch Edifice 539D-1a2, my quartz running by bateries, my weekend watch Gulfman GW9110, with blue bezel...
  5. Noticed Black Bay Damaged from AD - Advice Needed

    Rolex & Tudor
    Evening All, Will try to keep this short and sweet. Asking your advice for this recent situation with my BB Blue purchase. I was passing through an AD near my hometown on a recent business trip. They happened to have a fifty-eight and BB Blue ETA 79220B in stock. I was excited to know they...
  6. Need advice on buying a Seiko SKX007J1

    Hey guys, long time lurker here and I hope I'm not violating any rules by asking this (I glanced at the guidelines, it seems fine but I may be wrong) What do you guys think about buying a brand new Seiko SKX007J1 (The 'Made in Japan' one, on Rubber) - for $197 shipped? I have been observing...
  7. Help finding places to buy watches in NH and MA

    WTB - Wanted to Buy
    Where better to turn for help than this great forum. I'm going on business trip in the next little bit and will be in the Nashua, NH region for a week with some money burning a hole in my pocket. I've recently sold off some pieces trying to consolidate some of my cheaper pieces and chase...
  8. [advice sought!] To fix or not to fix?

    A while ago, I was lucky enough to purchase an Omega Seamaster Professional Cermaic Blue 41mm Co-Axial for dirt cheap. Around $1500. No box, no papers.The caveat was the seller said some parts may be replaced. I thought at that price it may be worth the gamble. I got it, it looks great...
  9. Looking for pointer: bauhausish,, black face / red hands and/or numerals

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    I've been on the lookout for a watch that has a particular look. Clean design, black or dark face, red hands, and possibly red or colored numerals. I am looking for an automatic, and no more than $1K Any suggestions? Thanks
  10. AP Royal Oak vs. Rolex Sky-Dweller in steel

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    Hey there! Any thoughts on this unusual dilemma: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (15400 or 15202) or the new steel Rolex Sky-Dweller? It seems to me as though the Rolex is of much better value. Specifically, I have reservations about spending a $5,000 or $10,000 premium on a much simpler movement...
  11. What suit do you match your watch with? Ladies and Gents

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    I usually wear something sophisticated with my nicer watches. Usually roll up the sleeves too just to show it off a bit LOL. What do you all wear? Or am I just picky with my attire
  12. JLC MUT Moon - Seeking Advice - Return or Keep?

    Hello there! I recently purchased a used Jaeger LeCoultre MUTM online, and I have a few more days left within the return window. I previously had a JLC Reserve de Marche, sold it, and purchased the MUTM because I like the less cluttered dial (and the indicator on a 40-hour power reserve wasn’t...
  13. Advice on first vintage purchase

    Vintage & Pocket watches
    Hi guys, I am looking at making my first vintage purchase, currently I am interested picking a vintage Strela 3017 chronograph. My specific question is what to look for in such a watch, but also as a more general question, is there a good thread to post specific links to watches for sale to...
  14. Need Advice on Affordable Dress Watch ~$100

    Affordable watches
    I am looking to expand my humble watch collection, just a G Shock and Timex Weekender Chrono, to include a more dressy watch. I really would like an uncluttered light colored face with a leather band. I'm looking to spend around $100. I have a 7" wrist. Here are some that I really like. Any...
  15. What should I do with my Ball Engineer Master II Diver Worldtime?

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    I've recently purchased a Ball Engineer Master II Diver Worldtimer and theres a lot of things about the watch that I really like, the day date is actually quite useful, I still haven't gotten over the novelty of the Tritium Lume and the look and feel of the watch is great! So far though my...
  16. I will buy a new SEIKO SSC361P1 watch, but can't find any reviews for it. Can anyone offer advice?

    Archive: Reference Articles, FAQ, & Model Guides
    The watch: Price: 580€ Warranty: 2 years Water resist: 100 meters /// I've decided to buy a bit more expensive watch that looks and feels good, after wearing a 80€ G-SHOCK for 5 years. Seiko is really appealing to me from a visual and technical standpoint, they just seem like really good...
  17. Max Bill Handwound with Staib mesh?

    German watches
    Hi, Have just bought myself the Max Bill 34mm watch. I am very excited. I just love this look (not my photo obviously): Just wondering whether a Staib mesh would suit this watch. Would it be too thick? Pretty specific question but I have seen worse on these forums. Thanks.
  18. Anyone heard of Breda?

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    Hello! I'm new to the forums and wanted to hit the ground running by enlisting your guys' advice on Breda watches. To my understanding, they're standard quartz watches with designs that look nice. I'm thinking of buying one of these two...
  19. Should I buy a entry level luxury watch or high end mid-level watch?

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    Sorry if this question sounds contradictory, I assure you it is not. I am trying to decide if I should buy the highest end model watch from a cheaper/more mainstream company like Seiko, Tag Heuer, Tissot, OR should I buy the one of the entry level models from a more prestigious company like...
  20. sinn u200 for $800

    can anyone tell me whats wrong with this please? dont want to get caught out you know? Sinn U200 titan for $800 for sale from a Seller on Chrono24