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This thread is about the appreciation of watches, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that are required to produce a fine watch.

>Required Viewing For Newbies:

>Strap Guide:

previous thread: >>59706769

>> No.59737591

>yacht master

>> No.59737682
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2nd for Amphibia.

>> No.59737706
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ah yes

>> No.59737738
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can't get me to fuck off, not when I have this motherfucker right here

>> No.59737739
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>> No.59737788
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Thinking of getting a Rolex Oyster Perpetual 39mm Rhodium as an everyday watch. Thoughts?

>> No.59737790

what time is it?

>> No.59737803

That's really nice. I wish California dials were more popular.

>> No.59737830
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>The backwards Pepsi effect is my favorite thing about vostok bezels

Yeah, I wish they'd keep it as one of their signatures, just like how Raketa now uses 0's everywhere instead of 12's, but the bezels are instead becoming more normalized. Pic excepted.

>> No.59737844
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Nomos just made a nice affordable cali dial called club campus.

>> No.59737885

time for you to get a watch

>> No.59737894

hello friends

i just made a trip #watchtrip (don't steal) to post in this thread

>> No.59737911
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>> No.59737930
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F91-W masterrace reporting in

>> No.59737959
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bout tree fiddy

Jammed a 22mm Hadley Roma from the mall on this bitch to match my newish dress shoes for an interview tomorrow

>> No.59738037
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$368 spent

>> No.59738096
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>> No.59738162

I could tell it was off

>> No.59738219
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Impossible to tell

>> No.59738406

Where you cop this fugazi joint?

>> No.59738520

Why doesn't meranom mass produce this beauty?

>> No.59738572

because Ivan is a vodka jew

>> No.59738600


>> No.59738602

>vodka Jew

Why doesn't he want to get rich then?

>> No.59738615

I thought those were 19mm

>> No.59738634


>> No.59738650

If he sell too many they won't be limited edition and sought after. It's the same with the Neptune series

Jew tactics 101

>> No.59738678

I still don't get this. He doesn't make any profit from it being a SE. It's just Vostok criclejerk fanboys the ones who profit from reselling them for overinflated prices.

>> No.59738749

The double dubs say yes

>> No.59738790
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We posting boctoks?


>> No.59738822

You could saved up that ten times and bought a real one

Now fuck off

>> No.59738826

Stop posting vostoks, you make me want to get one and i need to get a dress watch first

>> No.59738936

Get a quartz shitter dress watch, we all know you don't have a good job or anything

>> No.59738954
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A smooth bezel for this should arrive in the mail soon.

>> No.59738965
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Can someone help me figure out what watch this guy is wearing

I can post more pics if need

>> No.59738966

i want something intersting. i don't have a job at all.

>> No.59738974
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3rst for +0.2 SPD

>> No.59738983

timex expedition
also known as TICK

>> No.59738997

Sure, can't argue with the quality and it's reasonably nice looking.

>> No.59739014
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Timex Camper, maybe some earlier mechanical military Timex.

>> No.59739024


>> No.59739025

Bin these shitters. They are not even durable or aesthetically pleasing

>> No.59739026

Cute, post boobs + timestamp.

>> No.59739055
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My vintage mechanical Camper is cooler and doesn't TICK TICK TICK

>> No.59739147

More durable than any Smartwatch I had.

For me there are few things that are more sexy than Casio watches

>> No.59739405

He will be though?


>> No.59739485

People like you make me sick

>> No.59739696

>Loud tick

This is the strangest complaint anyone could make of a watch.

>> No.59739711

Have you ever heard a modern Timex up close? They are absurdly loud compared to any other quartz watch.

>> No.59739779

I have a watch with a Seagull ST19 movement that ticks loud enough you can hear it in a quiet room without holding it up to your wrist. But I don't see how anyone could not like this,

>> No.59739855


It's not. I have a Timex weekender with a loud tick and my wife hates it. She forces me to put it in a draw when I'm not wearing it.

>> No.59740048

What's the deal with Jungans Max Bill

>> No.59740088

>Thinking of getting a Rolex
Why? Wife left you?

>> No.59740105
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$238 paid http://www.tb-688.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=106&product_id=165

>> No.59740143

Are all those watches fake? Those prices look too good to be true.

>> No.59740175


All replicas

Trusted Dealers:
PureTime (Angus) - www.puretime03.com
InTime (Ryan) - www.intime01.co
Watch Outlet (Francis/Edward) - http://watchoutlet01.com
Chazing Time (Ken/Jay) - www.chazingtime.co
True Time (Lucy) - www.truetime-168.com
Precious Time - www.ptswiss.eu
Trevor Watches (Trevor) - http://trevorwatch1.com
TS Watches (Christina/Miffy) - http://www.ts-watches.co
Toro Bravos (Toro) - http://www.tb-688.com
Supermirrors (Sead) - www.supermirror1.com
Hont Watches (Hont) - http://www.hontwatch.ru
Yuki Watch (Yuki) - www.yukiwatch.com
Asian7750 (Tony) - www.2016asian.com
Davidsen (David) - http://www.dsnwatches.com
Silix (Michelle) - http://www.silix-prime.co

>> No.59740177

Ofc they're fake.

Not like real Sinns look like they should be worth more than $200

>> No.59740244
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I'd buy this if it wasn't trying to be a fake speedmaster.

Has an ST19 movement.

>> No.59740300

You've never seen a real Sinn in person, have you?

>> No.59740325
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Alright lads I'm looking for a really good high quality watch. I have £9000 to spend and I want a watch brand that will retain its value. Based on pic related (and other sources) I'm thinking of going for a pre-owned Patek Philippe Calatrava for £8500. Opinions?

>> No.59740349

You mean fakes. Chinkshit garbage movement no QC fakes. I saw one abject moron bring one to my watchmaker. My watchmaker just laughed at the guy when he put his brand new fake Sub on the timegrapher and it was running +65 SPD with 110 degrees of amplitude.

The movement literally had a week to live and the moron paid $300 for the thing.

>> No.59740355

nice watches, friends
best get to ordering that nato now though, that rubber strap is an absolute piece of shit

>> No.59740361

>Butthurt Sinnfag detected
Not that poster, but I've seen them. A tad overpriced for what they are.

>> No.59740379

I don't own one, but I have handled an 856 in person and was quite impressed with the manufacturing quality and finishing.

>> No.59740382

Buy a Seiko SARB035 and save yourself £8250

>> No.59740409

>roman nums are small and consistently rotated
rolex just gets it

>> No.59740423

fuck me dead this is the sexiest vostok i've seen yet. ID?

>> No.59740425

That picture is bad enough to qualify as bait.

In any case I'd stick to PP if you are totally obsessed with maximizing value retention, but I'd personally go for a VC patrimony or JLC ultra-thin with complications for that money

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>> No.59740438
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So I'm now in the Seiko club with my Daini 5Actus. So this is supposed to be an entry level JDM sport watch, but for 1975 it has a steel case and a mineral crystal, when most entry Swiss-shit (and especially slavshit) of the time were plated brass and acrylic.

Seiko were that far ahead, huh? Also post your vintage Seikos pls.

>> No.59740457
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How many of them do you want me to post?

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I thought you meant this one.

Looks like a SARB035 homage

>> No.59740481

The good ones? Or just post a pile to choose from.

>> No.59740498

yeah I don't know shit about watches, I posted here a couple days ago about buying an Omega for £8500 and got shot down. Is there any truth to that hierarchy though? Is PP considered 'the best' along with AP and VC?

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>> No.59740548

Most knowledgeable people would rate A. Lange & Sohne, Patek Phillipe, Vacheron Constantin, Audemars Piguet and Jaeger LeCoultre as the five best haute horology watchmakers who aren't independents.

>> No.59740554

Their service costs are also "the best", especially if you buy used and don't have a clue about the condition of the movement

>> No.59740561
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Why are all the good looking Vostok models always sold out?

>> No.59740583

Nice. I wonder why Seiko still won't speed up their mid range (SAR, Prospex, etc.) to 28800, like the Swiss.

Any pitfalls, timebombs, self destruct combinations with these movements?

>> No.59740607
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>Chinkshit garbage movement

No, Japanese Miyota movements mostly and don't knock Chinese movements, Swiss movements are also made in China. You get what you pay for in terms of quality.

>> No.59740626
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Also my watch seems to be the lower tier version of your, judging by the dial and hands. Either that or it's just that they're both Daini.

>> No.59740650

I dropped my sinn and it now runs slow instead of fast should I be concerned

>> No.59740693
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Not really. The 52xx was the last new movement Daini designed before the quartz revolution and should be considered comparable to the ETA 2892-A2, Omega 56x/75x and Rolex 3035. In the 1990s Seiko brought back the 52xx as the 4s15 and ultimately moved it to Credor.

Be aware that the 5206 and 5245/5246 have instant day/date change at midnight but are vulnerable to quick-set damage if the quick-set is used between 9pm and 3am. The movements are otherwise quite reliable.

The 5256 variant, while lacking the instant date change, had adjustment labor lavished on it by Daini as it was their last run of high-end autos. My 52 King Seiko Special is scary accurate as a result.

Also, make sure you don't confuse the Suwa Seikosha produced 56xx for it, however. They are totally unrelated designs.

>> No.59740740
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In general, Daini tended to be pretty conservative in their movement designs and watch designs, most of their watches share a lot of the same design language.

Here's a 1967 Seikomatic-P 5106

>> No.59740756

Hi vintage seiko man / plaid man / southern Ontario man. Not him but a question about vintage seikos since I know you're knowledgeable. I am much more a fan of manual winds than automatics and was wondering if anything in the vintage seiko market was worthwhile or notable and manual wind. Any tips for buying vintage and should I get it serviced somewhere in particular once I buy it?

>> No.59740781
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Glad to see the japs know how to meme as well as the mountain jews

>> No.59740814
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So Suwa was the wild one?

>> No.59740832

Best value for a reliable manual wind vintage Seiko is a Lord Marvel 5740C. It's a 36,000bph manual winding design produced for a long time in the late 1960s and 1970s by Suwa Seikosha. No date complication and it doesn't hack, but as a result is extremely reliable.

If you are in Southern Ontario take it to Shane Ede in Toronto.

As for general tips, you need to Google the shit out of the movement and model you are interested in and learn enough to judge condition, originality and price for yourself.

>> No.59740834

because they are good looking

>> No.59740849

Suwa tended to be way more experimental with their designs for watches and for movements. For movements this often meant they ended up with flaws (see: 56xx quick set, 613x vertical clutches, 61xx excessive wear issues).

>> No.59740865
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My HMT watch stopped working after I posted it on here. It was holding time perfectly for 4 years prior.

I hope you're happy now for causing my watch to commit suicide.

Is it possible to still get new drop in replacement movements for them?

>> No.59741026
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>no bagels in this thread

>> No.59741144

Where to buy these? Can't find on ebay

>> No.59741169

You should open it and see what's wrong buddy

>> No.59741248

Have you tried checking trashcans?

>> No.59741274
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I think the big trashcan in china has run dry

>> No.59741321

Quartz ticking is annoying. Mechanical ticking is white noise.

>> No.59741504

>yfw oversized vintage reissues

>> No.59741627
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>> No.59741641

That's not too bad though. It's like standard Komandirskie size.

Plus no way they could have made it as small as the original. The original had a 22mm movement, Vostok now only makes 24mm.

>> No.59741696
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Look at all that space around the movement. They didn't even change the proportions on the dial, it just looks fat.

>> No.59741707

I ordered the black one last week.

>> No.59741720
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>> No.59741750
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Pic related, what should have happened to the guy who designed that turd.

>> No.59741773


>> No.59741794

Fuck off trip fag

>> No.59741891
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>> No.59741903
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Today is my bday and my brother has told me he has ordered pic related for me since he knows I have a severe case of slavshit autism.

Do you guys approve?

>> No.59741933

That's what you get when you want something in platinum with a hand painted enamel dial.

>> No.59742012
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Swap the bezel.

>> No.59742193

Very much of the approve !

>> No.59742214

IIII isnt a roman numeral

>> No.59742226

Dmitry needs to get his shit together and put some decent bezels on the watches.

I dont feel like paying $25 for a fucking bezel that doesn't look like shit

>> No.59742255

>I don't feel like paying $25
How does poverty feel?

>inb4 dogshit picture

>> No.59742296

it's tradition

>> No.59742316
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>tfw waiting for my watch in the mail

>> No.59742449
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>> No.59742769


It means nothing without the L

>> No.59743023


>> No.59743263

Where are some good places online to buy reasonably priced vintage or used watches?

>> No.59743292


AKA the thread for rich fags that do not know how to spend dad's SHKELIM

>> No.59743307

yahoo.jp auctions, chrono24, ebay, WUS forums, take your pick. Do your research on whatever particular piece first to get an idea of what prices are reasonable for it.

>> No.59743367

How many watches do you guys wear?

I recently upgraded from 2 to 4 (1 on each arm both outwards, to 2 on each arm 1 inwards and the other outwards). It's made it much more convenient to check the time no matter what my hands are occupied with. I've considered getting a 3rd one for each wrist for that rare time both watch faces are parallel to my eyes but I think I'm going to hold off until it really starts to bother me and I find a couple watches I want.

>> No.59743370

Thanks! I'll check those out.

>> No.59743410

Just two. One on my left wrist and one on my left ankle as a backup.

>> No.59743466

put one up your ass

>> No.59743525
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>> No.59743565
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Thankfully this particular reissue is nigh identical in proportions to the original.

>> No.59743757

Also take care to know how to spot a frankenwatch, or if it's been repolished or something like that.

>> No.59743819

Good going retard it's not a real chronometer to start prob some cheap chinese movement instead. Prob has a 21800 (or worse) instead of 28800. The text is not properly aligned, crown positioned to high. Consider suicide. You could have gotten a nice watch for that price to. What a waste of money.

>> No.59743875

What is wrong w frankens if the seller tells you?

>> No.59743888
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>> No.59743969

"High quality" it's so fcking obvious. Either Dave up or lower your standers instead of buying horseshit you swAgB0y

>> No.59743976

Looks fake as fuck.

>> No.59744062


>> No.59744493

thats retarded, always hated that they dont use actual roman numeral IV
now kys

>> No.59744714


>> No.59744754
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>I decide what's a roman numeral and what's not!

>> No.59744760
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>a sign or warning that something, typically something bad, will happen; an omen or portent.

Why did Seiko name their best line after something so spooky? Honestly makes me want one even more

>> No.59744774
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Rate m8?

>> No.59744825

It doesn't necessarily mean an ill omen. From merriam webster:

>2: an intuition or feeling of what is going to happen in the future

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>> No.59744938

But that's no fun

>> No.59745067
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>being this new

>> No.59745080

Fake. As. Fuck. If you paid a lot, you were bamboozled.

>> No.59745093

>he thinks the AD DAY TONA1992 is fake

>> No.59745095

Look at that kerning, haha.

>> No.59745110

Yours is.

>> No.59745111

I didn't decide


>> No.59745136

>Best line
Uh ... grand seiko?

>> No.59745155

No. Presage.

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>> No.59745170
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My fucking sides.

>> No.59745211

>spending more than $10 for fakes
This saddens me so

>> No.59745236
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coulda' had a bagel

>> No.59745243

>that other guy who made a wt thread


>> No.59745774
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>mobile wikipedia link that shows you are wrong

.. alright?

>> No.59745909

Is that real? Why is the T being cut in half on the day? Even if it was changing over days by 4am I'd hope it would have already finished.

>> No.59745941
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>Is that real?

What do you think m8?

>> No.59746475
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Don't mind me. Just being classy.

>> No.59746559

fuck off ninefag

>> No.59747002

I want to like brass watches, but so many look tacky.

>> No.59747075
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>> No.59747158

They're limited editions.

>> No.59747181

You're fucking stupid

>> No.59747217

It's not strictly a seiko line now

>> No.59747229

Not anymore.

>> No.59747356
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The thing is while the Patek will retain value you will lose big time when you need it serviced. We're talking 4 figures for a service here.

For value retention (and possible increase) buy Rolex

Also, you can always sell a Rolex quickly if you need cash

>> No.59747393

>We're talking 4 figures for a service here.

The same is true of ALS & AP too. Not sure about vacheron, but I wouldn't be surprised if they charge out the ass for a service too.

>> No.59747400

Can I buy one

>> No.59747406

Is there something like the Seiko Steve Jobs watch but not ridiculously expensive

>> No.59747605

Not the same Anon, but rose gold always looked 'cheap' to me no matter what it's used for.

>> No.59747614

Casio mq24

>> No.59747723

It's a shame how Bond became an Omega shill lately. Worthless shitters compared to rollies

>> No.59747782
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Posting some cringe from rebbit

>> No.59747790
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>> No.59747835

That bezel is pretty good, but what kind of retard would use those hands on a diver?

>> No.59748089
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r8 me

>> No.59748171
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I just ordered (pic related) for $180. Should arrive in 3 days, did I fuck up? I don't normally wear watches because of the extra bulk, but I like the idea of a 6mm one. Any other annons have one?

>> No.59748189

You could have bought the same watch on Ali Express for $20

>> No.59748193

*for $5

>> No.59748200

I just got my first automatic watch, it's the first version of orient ray that I got for cheap from a friend.

When's the best time to set the day and date? I heard you're not supposed to change them from 10 to 2 or something.

>> No.59748203
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How to get a Patek for cheap?

Ebay or auctions?

>> No.59748210

>Chink clones
No thanks

>> No.59748224

When wealthy old grandpas die, buy one from their greedy and stupid daughters.

>> No.59748233

DW is a similar chink watch itself. Are you retarded?

>> No.59748280

You're this guy aren't you? Take your shitty Rolex clone and Huawei smartphone back to /r9k/ cunt.

>> No.59748286



apply yourself

>> No.59748290


>> No.59748312

That's pretty fucking good. I can still return my order and not loose out on anything. Are there any none meme thin watches under $300?

>> No.59748325

I actually like this a lot, but I think it's not an everyday combination. I'd wear it if I were really a part of some ship's crew, but it looks kinda weird for everyday wear.

>> No.59748341

What's up with that shit?

>> No.59748343

No I'm not that guy. That fake is disgusting

>> No.59748359

Alright. I see you point though.

>> No.59748379


>> No.59748465

porno watch

>> No.59748591

Show your fake boobs pls.

>> No.59748709
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>> No.59748747

>Call company "vostok"
>Write it "boctok"


>> No.59748794


>> No.59748855
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Are there any decent alternatives to Junghans under $200 that isn't Junkers?

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You can but now they don't even pretend they're not cheap fakes.

>> No.59748920
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>rose gold

>> No.59748982

That's not cringe, it's a cheap quartz watch being used as a beater. Probably wears it whilst skateboarding and that's why the crystal is so scratched.

If so then the nato makes sense too as if a springbar snaps the watch won't go flying off.

0/10 cringe factor
8/10 practicality

>> No.59748997

Except in this case the watch will be virtually indistinguishable.

>> No.59749055

What's wrong with Junkers?

>> No.59749105


Junghans quartz watches from the 70's has gone up 500% in the last 2 years

>> No.59749143
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Citizen make the Eco-Drive Stiletto, that's 5mm thick. Not sure if they can be had for under $300 though.

>> No.59749167
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Fuck me, I've been seeing some pretty nice NOS Junghans quartz watches and now they cost like two Seiko 5's.

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>> No.59749182

Zeppelin and Junkers are the same company, but Zeppelin are a completely different style.

>> No.59749203

I know, I just offered them as an alternative in case it was the style of Junkers that put him off.

>> No.59749324
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Oh shit niggas, someone just gave me a 23 jewel quartz movement for a battery change!

>> No.59749336

Should I get a CASIO F-91W-1YEF?

>> No.59749345
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I have €5k to spend on a decent watch or 2 if possible, max 38mm.

What are my options?

>> No.59749376

Quite a lot, narrow it down nigga. You want a diver, chronograph, something else? Okay with vintage?

>> No.59749378

Explorer 1 and call it a day.

>> No.59749384


The early Junghans 667 (not 667.20 or .22) is rare as fuck now and goes for $500+.

>> No.59749393


Just give me the top 10 or so. I'm okay with vintage.

>> No.59749415

>Explorer 1


>> No.59749429

You know they make it in 36mm too, right?

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>> No.59749468

Get this >>59749378
It's the one of most versatile watches you can buy

>> No.59749493

There's a shitload of choices m8. Anything from vintage JLC to grand seiko or whatever.

>> No.59749576
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What colour or patter or design of a nato strap would go with this?

>> No.59749584

what's her name ?

>> No.59749679
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oh shit nigga, GS is now the luxury reference.

the swiss BTFO

>> No.59749683
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Alright lads. How's this for a first automatic? Obviously I will have to change the glass. Owner is asking ~$35.


>> No.59749686

>set up watch 2 weeks ago
>present day, only 2 seconds advanced
m-my dick

>> No.59749693
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can someone lend me some money please ;_;

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>> No.59749697


Name some besides the explorer

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>> No.59749710
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I don't like the idea they removed the Seiko logo altogether.

>> No.59749718
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And 4/4.

Pls hlep

>> No.59749719

Hidden crowns give me an erection. So it's got that going for it.
It's in need of a thorough cleaning, that's for sure. There's also quite a nasty chip in the case there.
Replacing crystals is not particularly difficult, but you do need a press for it. So keep that in mind.
If you are able to get a record of service history, it'd be worth considering a service if it's not had one for a while.
But for $35 it's not a bad grab.
Assuming it works.

>> No.59749736

If we were to list watches worth considering in that price range, it's hit the bump limit on the thread.

You've not even told us what in particular you're looking for, dress, diver, sports? Chrono? Moonphases? GMT? Help us help you.

>> No.59749742

that is a good move IMO

GS and your average seiko shitter don't play in the same league.

they will sell more to people who know that the watch is perfection but they hate the Seiko logo on it.

>> No.59749755

Why not just spend $70 and get a brand new one?

>> No.59749765

>It sais it's swiss so it must be

>> No.59749799

Because around here a new Seiko 5 is $160.

>> No.59749826

Nice fake tard, explain why the 60 is not properly aligned.

>> No.59749832

beautiful and tempting.. BUT

too pricey for a plexi glass and their cheaper models are under 38mm

i understand that using plexiglass is more practical than manufacturing a domed sapphire, but there's no way i'll spend more than 700 euros for a scratch-prone watch

>> No.59749853
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There's nothing wrong with acrylic, it polishes easily as well.

In general sapphire domes don't get as nice of a shape as this either.

>> No.59749858

OK price, but check first where you can the glass replaced and how much it costs before deciding on anything else.

>> No.59749905

There is... it will scratch 100%. Ever heard of Moh hardness scale? Hint quartz is mixed in dust/dirt and has a hardness of 7. Only sapphire withstands the test of time.

B-but you c-can rr-replace it! For now yea but forget it in a few years or be prepared to pay extra for vintage repair.

Sure buddy over the years it really starts to show and damages the shape of the watch too.

>> No.59749916


Something to wear daily with sport jackets and suits.

>> No.59749935

>polishing a crystal
>damages the shape of the watch too

u wot

>> No.59749954


Good advice. Thanks. The asking price + the cost of servicing might not be worth it.


>> No.59749995


What do you think the act of polishing does?

>> No.59750023

Do you think polishing a domed crystal with polywatch is going to affect the shape in any noticeable way?

>> No.59750038

Yeah that's pointless.

>> No.59750046

Black Bay 36
Explorer 36mm
that IWC you posted.
Honestly dude, you would not be dissapointed by an Explorer

>> No.59750059
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The answer is Steinshit.

>> No.59750075

Except those are much larger and actually make sense. The hands on that skx are tiny.

>> No.59750178

No, they don't make some sense because they are flieger hands and absolutely do not belong on a dive watch.

>> No.59750197


Only problem with an Explorer for me is that too many of my friends have them.

>> No.59750207

Because it's a fantastic watch.

>> No.59750212

Get a 36mm Rolex, you pretty much can't do better in that size and price range. The 38mm Grand Seikos are either more expensive limited editions or boring designs in your price range.

>> No.59750280

Get a Datejust.

>> No.59750298
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Black with gold hardware.

>> No.59750321
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That should clean up nicely, see if you can get a domed acrylic crystal put in. I have one on my vintage Seiko 5 and it's comfy as fuck.

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>> No.59750336
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Because it's a shitty fake? I said that in the post you quoted.

>> No.59750365

Watchfinder are overpriced as fuck, the only thing they have going for them is that you can have the watch sent to the nearest store and go see it before you buy.

>> No.59750380

Oooh yes that will do nicely. Thanks.

>> No.59750415

Very dated look. Wouldn't even consider a Blancpain tbqh.

>> No.59750421
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What did he mean by this?

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>> No.59750585
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What's the nickname for this watch?

>> No.59750596


>> No.59750601

/csg/ here, this might interest you guys too >>59750577

>> No.59750669

It's literally not a Roman numeral

>> No.59750682

>Dogshit "reps"

You might have more luck shilling here Xiau

>> No.59750691

The watch is overpriced but I know I'm going to end up buying it. Fucking asian jews.

>> No.59750709

Gaz. What a cunt

>> No.59750765
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>the luxury reference
fucking kek, son

>> No.59750810
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>comparing $130k watch to a ~$6k (give or take) watch

At least compare the ALS to one of the credors at that point.

>> No.59750828


Better stuff here >>59740175

>> No.59750891
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This Roman relief would disagree.

>> No.59750895

Good thing you posted that Credor without dial. Now compare the finishing between those two and realize Seiko is way outclassed by true luxury references like ALS and PP.

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Seiko's micro-art studio can go toe to toe with anyone, as evidenced by a grand sonnerie.

>> No.59750942

I'd have to compare them in person, not every credor has the straight brushing on bridges either. I'm sure there are others with hand engraving as well.

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>> No.59750966


Any of them sell sterile watches?

>> No.59750971
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>Seiko's micro-art studio can go toe to toe with anyone, as evidenced by a grand sonnerie.


>> No.59751021

>ITT people that place their empty expectations of owning "true luxury" timepieces in a japanese brand that also makes cheap watches.

>> No.59751066

You don't need to be a snob to enjoy expensive watches, just saiyan.

>> No.59751105

>Very dated look.

That's just like your opinion man

>> No.59751151

Lmao this must be the broke nigga thread

>> No.59751190

>4chan is where rich people go

>> No.59751240

Should I buy a SARB? I rather enjoy how they look.

>> No.59751249

it's name is


>> No.59751286

Please kill yourself, msrp guy. Seriously

>> No.59751326

>grey market 900 US DOLLARS

fuck off seiko shill

>> No.59751349

Here ya go, faggot


>> No.59751406

Big moonphases look tacky
Get a JLC or Zenith Moonphase. That's good value

>> No.59751408
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Yes, it's my favourite watch out of all the ones I own.

>> No.59751426

That's a nice looking band, Anon.

>> No.59751450

>but they hate the Seiko logo on it.
Fucking plebs

>> No.59751483

>Big moonphases

It's a 34mm watch

>> No.59751523

That watch would be perfect with a highbeat movement..But 6bt/s is just not appealing.

>> No.59751560

The 6R15 is the only 6R with 21,600. Fuckin' dumb


>> No.59751567

To anyone with wear 2.0:
Can the new assistant dictate your texts back to you like it does on your phone?
I.e. "okay Google, read me my texts"

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>> No.59751674

Would it be theoretically possible to work an ETA2824 or an SW200 in there?

>> No.59751739
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Thanks, it's a really dark brown to compliment the super dark brown dial.

>> No.59751759

Personally, I think the increase in time between services is worth the slower movement.

>> No.59751805

What brand is it? I think I'd like to get a leather band if I order a SARB.

>> No.59751855


>> No.59751906

I just find 6bt/s too noticeable, not quite smooth enough, doesn't do the design justice.

>> No.59751989
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Loving my Vostok even more with this smooth bezel

>> No.59752032

Yea nice

>> No.59752041

Listen to this;
Yesterday I went shitter hunting on Ebay and found some guy selling Invicta 8926OB for $9.99. I thought to myself 'holy shit this is a bargain even for Invicta' and saw that there were 25 sold in the last hour and only four remaining. So I ordered one and hence found out that my credit card stopped being valid this month (holy fuck what a coincidence) and decided to cancel the transaction. And after that, the guy deleted the ad and now my order cancelation is in Ebay limbo.

>> No.59752164

Thinking about buying a swiss military watch from a friend. How can I confirm that it's real and not a fake?

>> No.59752190

Gather pictures of the real watch and compare.

>> No.59752322

I like it anon, its got a nice high end movement and great size. Im not sure if you can get it cheaper though.

>> No.59752346

New thread


>> No.59752958

Nice blog

>> No.59753157

Are there any good anadigis out there? Most of the ones I've seen are either Disney branded garbage or tacticool bullshit, but I like the functionality.

>> No.59753537
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this one looks pretty good

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