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... and I'm HOOKED! I couldn't be happier with this purchase! RGM and the gang was great to deal with. I did more research on this purchase than maybe any other purchase yet. It really opened another world of watchmaking besides Rolex, Tudor & JLC, which make up a large $$$ portion of my collection. It also took me down a spiral of other watchmakers such as Roger Smith, George Daniels & Philippe Dufuor. (I had limited knowledge of them prior to this purchase)

I'm hoping to one day have a tour of the factory, and I know the National Watch & Clock museum isn't too far from RGM.

Just wanted to share my experience with you guys, maybe American watch making can have a Renaissance! (If you can call it that LOL)

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Congrats. Thant is a beautiful watch. Is that a Hirsch strap? how do you like it? It really fits that watch perfectly.
 

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It is, good eye! Comes with a very nice RGM signed buckle! It's very comfortable!
 

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Love the crown guards and crown. Nice watch
 
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Nice! Is is serviceable in areas other than Pennsylvania?
 
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That's a handsome RGM, Jeffrey. Looks like it's currently on a leather Hirsch Performance strap. Looks superb.


Congrats on your new pickup!
 

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Congrats on your new RGM. Beautiful watch from a great watchmaker.
Having met Mr Murphy, seen his work, and observe him at work - these watches are indeed something special. Great respect and love for RGM
 
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That's super sharp, congrats!

I would also like to tour those two places.
 
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Thanks for all of the nice comments guys! I really appreciate it!

I'm already saving for my next RGM!

I'm not sure if it's serviceable anywhere else, but if it needs one I will have no problem sending it back to RGM!
 

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Thanks for all of the nice comments guys! I really appreciate it!

I'm already saving for my next RGM!

I'm not sure if it's serviceable anywhere else, but if it needs one I will have no problem sending it back to RGM!
The 151 is using a 2892, IIRC. If so, then service shouldn't be a big problem. That said, I'd send it back to them too.
 

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I believe you are correct! Either way, nothing too much to worry about! :)
 

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Thanks everyone! I'm hoping to add another soon, and possibly tour the factory!
 

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Lovely watch. His use of the ETA2892 confirms that it's a great movement.
And RGM's in-house movements are an even greater treat for the eyes, I lust after an 801, all those bridges!

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I'd love to own the 801! An in-house movement from America, can't beat that!
 

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OP, just curious, what actually made you pull the trigger on the RGM after all your research?
 
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Congratulations on acquiring a great timepiece. It looks great on your wrist. I have recently embarked on my own hunt for American made, and your happiness with the RGM is encouraging. I have the COE currently listed first on my grail list (or last, I suppose, if you rank it by realistic odds of acquisition in my lifetime), but I'm plenty happy to support any American company using an off-the-shelf movement.
Wear it in good health!
 
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