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Interested if people prefer Originals or Reissues?
If this thread exists will someone point me to it.

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This is a difficult question to answer. I love both the Vintage and the Reissues for different reasons. The Reissues have:

Better movements
Sapphire crystals.
better bracelets
I would never Dive with one of my Vintages

The Vintages have:
US Diver Logos
Poseidon Logos.;-)
THE HISTORY

So, I love my Vintages for the above reasons, and I love my Reissues for different reasons.

Maybe what you really want to ask is "which should I buy first?" I would say a Reissue. Take your time and find the right Vintage watch.
 

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New to Doxa Family
Interested if people prefer Originals or Reissues?
If this thread exists will someone point me to it.

Thanks,
Newest Doxaholic
Ticketgeorge
I like both equally. I like the reissues because you can wear them daily and dive 'em without worry. The vintage models are sweet because of their history and those super-cool bracelets.|>
 

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The originals are like collecting works of art.I would never swim or even wash my hands wearing my Conquistador or T.Graphs,just wear them a few hours and put them away. I love my reissue T.Graph because I get the look of a vintage T.Graph and I dont have to worry about wearing it in the water.
 

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Hi,
of course my 750T from 2005 is a nearly perfect watch, but I like my three vintage Subs (from 1967, 1974, 1980 in original conditon) more because of their history. For me they are the real Doxas. The look and the feeling wearing a 35 year old divewatch couldn’t be beaten by any new one. Btw sometimes I also use my vintages for swimming and diving. This is what they were concepted for - no problem with a pressurecheck.
remember what the ad from 1967 said: DOXA Sub300 Tested on the rocks

Cheers
Holger

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Ask fifty DOXAholics and you'll get sixty different answers. I believe it's all on the wrist of the beholder...


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As some advised before, I also think for the first Doxa, daily use planned, the Reedition Models are the best way to go.

It´s correct you can´t beat the charme of a vintage model, but if you use it there´s always the risk for a Gasket to start leakin and as effect ruin the whole watch and loose it forever.
Because parts are nearly impossible to source or expensive to restore I would recommend to be a bit patient with the Oldtimers.

I use my vintage pieces on special occassions, but I wouldn´t go swimming or diving with them, I just think they deserve some kind of retirement, especially when they have managed to look that crisp after all those years like for example the SUB 750T Searambler.

Good luck finding your DOXA "S"?

Regards Bernie

 

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for me, reissues

I see no point in owning a watch I wouldn't feel comfortable wearing whenever I wanted to. Applies to other vintage "things" as well. I prefer new. Just me.:-d
 
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