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nah,... just generally keeps me from a deep sleep. I'll then have a good chance of being conscious.

I am hoping the watch I have my sights on comes up before too long! The last time I took advantage of their advent calendar, I think it was the watch that appeared at 1:00 AM that I hit the buy-it button for. I think it's a lot of fun but if I don't get lucky, I'll probably buy it at full price anyway.

I would've gone for the Verus but I already own a Damasko DS30.
 

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I think that Stowa offers a good variety of designs; dress watches, diver watches, pilot watches and marine watches. When I look a Sinn or even Laco, they are more oriented towards tool watches; diver and pilot watches
A declining Interest in Stowa watches in general maybe ?! I am a bit tired of seeing all those limited editions or special models, basically just featuring a change in colour (dial or case). Bought my last Stowa in 2018, turned towards Dekla, Hanhart, Nomos since then.
 

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Yes I see what you mean but I guess for someone like me who's looking for a high quality impeccably made watch, it still has its appeal. I don't have enough watches for this to matter. In other words, I like their Stowa's Marine watches. When I look at Laco's version and compare it to Stowa's, I still prefer Stowa's. But yes, I get what you're saying....I have other hobbies and I've seen this same type of thing related to hum-drum roll-outs. Benchmade knives vs Spyderco comes to mind.
 

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I bought a blue classic flieger, and its still not sold out, maybe they have 3-5 pieces per number day.

Anyway heres hoping it arrives before chrismas

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That explains why I was able to request a hand wind version of the Marine Auto they listed in the calendar a few years back. But there was not a hand wind option listed in the selection. I aquired it by an email request. Low and behold, an tandwind was delivered! btw, it was new not used. Not saying it wasn't a watch used for a display, but certainly not used.
 

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I ordered a new one on December 24th. I can only imagine the wait I have considering those who ordered a watch already made are still waiting. But that's alright with me. I expect it. I suppose it'll be sometime late February.
 

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I bet that was not the only email inquiry they received. Thanks for sharing their response. The watches that are sold as demos should move relatively fast. I sadly did not see the watch I wanted so mine will need to be made. I wouldn't want to rush them for that for QC sake!
 

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I love the lume on the B dials. I think to WUS members and all watch enthusiasts, we're familiar with these B dials but I bet it's an eye catcher to those who use smart phones as their time pieces!

So my watch, which was NOT on the Advent Calendar, was ordered on December 24th ( a few minutes after the 24th watch appeared), and I just received my FedEx notice too. I find that curious since the Advent Calendar watches already existed, whereas new ordered watches still needed to be assembled. My watch appears to already be in the States!
 

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OK, now it makes sense to me. I also ordered my watch on December 24th. My selection was also not pre-made, listed on the calendar. My watch is a simple ETA 7001. Your watch probably requires more work to execute and assemble due to the complications. That's my guess. I received my Marine on Feb 12th.
....yours is well worth the wait!

I say to my wife while waiting long for our entrees at a nice restaurant, "at least we know it wasn't under a heat lamp!" (not to imply those pre-made calendar watches are in anyway compromised. I bought one a few years back and it was impeccably made!)
 
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