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This thread is about the appreciation of whorology, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that are required to make a fine watch, clock, or other timepiece.

>Required viewing for new people:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcydqSpYN00

https://youtu.be/OuhGD-HSUy4

>Used watch guide:
https://pastebin.com/4cP1Tpri

>Strap guide:
http://pastebin.com/SwRysprE

>Watch essentials 102:
http://pastebin.com/VBAu4Rwi

>Previous thread:
>>65039784

>> No.65048466

one of the things we knows is, it's not how you stand by your car, it's how you race your car. you better learn that

>> No.65048468
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can't find this one for sale anywhere, gotta collect em all

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>> No.65048494
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>> No.65048505

> Am looking into getting a Spring Drive soon. But a thought I had is that while the movement and technology is great, I wonder about the long term life and serviceability of this style of movement. Specifically the electronic components
I think it's fair to say no one truly knows for sure at this point, but 8 can tell you anecdotally as a collector of electric movements of various kinds from the 60s-80s, in my experience, the electrical parts are the last to go -either they failed in the first two years, or they last forever. All the issues I've ever had with 10+ year old electric watches have been mechanical problems, which don't really present any kind of service problems beyond what you'd find in a traditional mechanical.

>> No.65048506
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>> No.65048513
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>>65048484
guess who this is

>> No.65048518
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>>65048513

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>>65048513

>> No.65048523
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65048523

Post your boxes of shitters

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>>65048518

>> No.65048537

Can I ask honestly, what are all of the trinkets you're wearing on your wrists other than watches? Is this the new trend? what's going on here please?

I'm older and I don't know what's going on.

>> No.65048546

>>65048537
People who wear fagbeads along with their watches get mocked here.

>> No.65048547

>>65048528
Buzz no

>> No.65048548

>>65048513
someone with grave mental illness or a native American indian/gypsy?

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>>65048523
They don't photograph well in a box anymore, sorry

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>>65048546
>People who wear fagbeads along with their watches get mocked here.

>> No.65048573

>>65048548
It's Buzz Aldrin, second man on the FUCKING MOON >>65048528

>> No.65048587
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> Casio, including calculator watches
> Seiko 5
> Orient
Guys I think I found a meme store.

>> No.65048604

>>65048560
t. mall twink who thinks he's Buzz Aldrin now

>> No.65048615

>>65048560
those aren't beads, son.

>> No.65048621

>>65048587
Buy a databank

>> No.65048623

>>65048573

I guess we know why he was second.

>> No.65048626

>>65048442
whats the model no. on OPs seiko? fucking beautiful looking guy

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>>65048442
Fuck off, John.

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>>65048528

>> No.65048646
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>>65048626

>> No.65048657

>>65048640
7 sets of prayer beads and 1 woven bracelet

is this how you guys wear your watches??

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>>65048657

>> No.65048693

>>65048615
See:
>>65048513
he wears beads

>> No.65048703

>>65048505
Thanks quartz collector anon. One market I don't think I could ever delve into is vintage lcd digital quartz watches. Sounds like a huge gamble.
>>65048367
>>65048403
Thanks. Yea and I forgot about the 50 year thing. I suppose just like any movement once parts dry up after production servicing comes at a cost. And the only reason I asked in the first place is I know Rolex Oysterquartz are quite a cost to service.

>> No.65048718

>>65048646
Model number you cunt

>> No.65048727

>>65048442
>put faux lume on indicies
>don't put it on the hands
my head hurts

>> No.65048730

>>65048626
SNE493

>> No.65048753
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Trying out a new simple black unpadded leather strap with my 5s21-7a10, to replace the heavily worn original gray strap that was in pretty rough condition. Still pretty stiff though.

>> No.65048786

>>65048513
>>65048528
Why does he have two watch heads on one bracelet?

>> No.65048798

>>65048786
two time zones maybe?

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>>65048786
>>65048798
sometimes he wears one on each arm

>> No.65048824

>>65048817
Either way, dude's probably lost his mind

>> No.65048838
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>>65048824
>Either way, dude's probably lost his mind
Say that to his face and not online, see what happens

>> No.65048847

>>65048817
he's got 2 one one braclet on one arm, and i think an apple watch on the other, 3 watches wtf

>> No.65048870

>>65048838
Based, gotta love that old man strength.

>> No.65048890

>>65048442
what's your model number op?

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>>65048560
the arm of a coward and liar ....

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>>65048890
SNE493

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>>65048523
Nice piepan

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>>65048964

>> No.65048979

>>65048964
パイパン?

>> No.65048984
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>>65048964
>>65048978

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>>65048978
>>65048984
SHITTUUUUURRRRRRR

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>>65048964
I wish it was a pie pan dial, it's just a plain rounded dial.

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>>65048442
nice

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>>65049046
Ah
Still nice, would like to pick up one sometime

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>> No.65049115

I saw the solar PADI version of the OP pic in a Seiko outlet today. It actually looked pretty good, I'd never buy one because of windy knob guy though.

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>>65049115

>> No.65049133

>>65049096
Gee Buzz, two Speedmasters?

>> No.65049147

>>65048442
Anyone else completely sick of diver watches? They are the most unappealing looking watchs to me. The proportions look all wrong, its like a chode. Just looking at them makes me queezy.

Why is everyone o b s e s s e d with them? Who the fuck actually goes diving, or needs to know how much time has recently past? Like the only timer I ever needed in my life was less than 5 minutes or well over an hour.

What the fuck are these watches for? If you don't use it for its intended purposes you might as well be driving a 3k Civic in a Ferrari jacket.

>> No.65049150

>>65049147
You sound mad

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>>65049147

>> No.65049164
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I am looking to buy pic related. I'm an /out/ kinda guy, so this fits my needs.
They are around $500. I just wish the fancy color versions weren't all $1500+

Objections? Other suggestions? Personal experience?

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>>65049147

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>>65048560

>Sandwich speedy

BASED

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>>65049147

>> No.65049188

>>65049179
sandwich?

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>>65049147

>> No.65049209
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>found watch I really want
>auction ends in 2 days
>40 watchers

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>>65048893

>> No.65049220

>>65049209
Which watch anon? There are 40 watchers, you can tell us.

>> No.65049227

>>65049188

Sapphire sandwich.

People hate the design, but I love it.

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>>65048662

Awful dogshit fake

>> No.65049347

>>65048513
>>65048519
>>65048528
Did he always have shit taste or just got out of touch with age?

>> No.65049369

>>65049188
Display caseback. Sapphire sandwich.

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>>65048442

>> No.65049411

>>65049403
lose some weight, fatty

>> No.65049412
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Got this one today:) Grand Seiko SBGX261.
Very happy with it, bought it at an official Seiko store. Got a 10% discount.

>> No.65049418

>>65048662
what are those wooden balls for?

>> No.65049421
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Can that Goldman Sachman from the last thread come back and explain the true way to decide on a budget? It sounded liek that unless you have all the money that you'll ever need in your life, you shouldn't be buying any luxuries...
I have a mortgage, so do I have to keep buying shitters??

>> No.65049434

>>65049418
You put them in your peehole while you wind your watch

>> No.65049486

>>65049421
Not that anon from last thread but as someone who actually does work at GS - this isn't rocket science. Making some super simple assumptions, you should be saving about 20-25% of your pretax income, ideally. After your fixed expenses (rent/mortgage, food, insurance, whatever), you can spend the rest of your money on whatever. If you want to buy something that costs more than your monthly discretionary income, don't spend (some or all of) your discretionary income for one month, and then you can roll it over to the next month.

>> No.65049504

>>65049486
>tfw I put my GS Spring Drive diver on my master card and don't know how I'm going to pay it off

>> No.65049534

>>65049504
Yeah that's probably not a good plan anon, sorry and good luck.

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>>65049164
I got the gulf master but the mud master is even bigger. I don't know how big your wrist is but these are huge watches. On the other hand they're indestructible. The photo is the one I got.

>> No.65049577

>>65049412
Really? How much?

>> No.65049596

>>65049412
Which store?

>> No.65049653

>>65049596
>>65049577
I live in the netherlands. Went to the flagship store in Amsterdam. There are only 3 Grand Seiko dealers in the netherlands. The employee said they want flagship stores in the big cities, they already got cities like London, Madrid and Paris. I got it for 2250 euro (normal its 2500). By the way its the 37mm version (I got small wrist). And its quartz;)

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Should I pull the trigger?

>> No.65049674

>>65049653
Nice anon, hope you enjoy it

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>>65049486
Plus Rolexes only rise in value right??! My jeweller told me.

>> No.65049717

>>65049674
Yeah its beautiful, by the way its the 2018 version with only Grand Seiko on the top. First it said Seiko on the top and Grand Seiko at the bottom.

>> No.65049753

anyone know where to find a 24 hour case like an explorer II, like some chink replica or something?

>> No.65049760

>>65049653
Cool bro also in Holland here.
Mske sure to post some nice +/-0.0spd readings

>> No.65049787

>>65049421
Of these three the one I like the most is neither.

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>> No.65049895

>>65049881
Did they put oil between the jewels there or what?

>> No.65049902

>>65049760
What do you mean by +/-0.0spd readings?
Btw if anyone want to know (because there is not much to find about Grand Seiko) the battery must be replaced every 3 years, cost is about 25 euros to replace.

>> No.65049920

>>65049895
Yep.

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>>65049673

>> No.65050112

>>65050071
care to explain?

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>>65050112
>posts hideous slavshit drunkenly assembled out of tin scraps by abhumans
>asks if he should set money on fire buying it
>is confused when people point out he's a delusional retard

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>> No.65050163

>>65049753
aliexpress, tiger concept

>> No.65050186
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I'm not exactly sure if it's waterproof. The crystal is a bit chipped between 7 and 8 but it seems to stop before the crystal gasket.

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>> No.65050251

>>65049902
You can time the accuracy/performance of your watch. The watch you bought is insanely accurate and should not lose even a tenth of a second a day.

>> No.65050293

Buyee/Zenmarket anon:
>>65039896
Thanks.
Sorry to bother you with more questions, but searching is leading me to answers that don't quite answer my specific questions and I've only got about 18hrs left to decide whether or not I want to go for this shit.

What I was wondering was how buyee or zenmark for example handle seller feedback? I mean, do they leave it at all? Under your instruction? Can you choose whether it is good or bad? Or do they default to one, the other or just don't leave any?

What I'm looking at is kinda a costly thing, and would've required specialised knowledge in order to service and bring into the condition the seller is presenting it as (breddy good).
I'd kinda want to be able to leave good feedback for that effort (providing the goods are legit, of course) in the case I actually won the auction.

Secondly, and more pertinent as it would determine whether I go buyee or zenmarkt: with buyee and auctions you apparently just need to get your card/paypal authorised and you can bid. They debit from your shit if and when you win an auction.

With zenmarket, apparently you have to deposit some money into your account first? Huh? I don't really want to be depositing a grand or more into some digital nipponese wallet only to not win, and what? Move the money back again? Do you have to deposit a guestimate of how much you think you'll have to spend to win? Or is it just some token amount?

Zen does seem to have a price advantage, and with buyee adding on 10%, kinda makes a good deal less of one in the end (though by how much that remains to be seen).

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>>65050196
Do you know that feeling when thin saliva fills your mouth just before you're about to puke? It just legit happened to me looking at this aesthetic disaster, no joke.

What a fucking piece of rabid dogshit, holy Jesus I hope the designer and every owner get fucked by aids niggers gone bananas on PCP.

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>>65048523
This is a nice collection. I need a box. Plus a bigger backdrop as my usual book is too small now.

>> No.65050313

>>65050304
that's a nicely taken picture anon, what kind of equipment/lighting are you using?

>> No.65050315

>>65050313
shitty galaxy s6 and a windowsill

>> No.65050321

>>65050251
Ah okay, they said at the store it loses 10 seconds a year. So if you don't mind, its not worth checking haha.

>> No.65050339
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>>65050302
sorry, soyko male, but omegas are way better quality, more innovative, and cutting edge than your nipshit.

>> No.65050354

>>65050293
I'm afraid I don't have a lot of good answers.

I don't see any way to leave feedback; I checked an auction I won a while ago.

You have to deposit funds to cover your bid. As you describe, if you don't win, or win for less than you deposited, you can simply have zenmarket return the money to you. 10% sounds pretty steep. The only risk is that your money, when it's at Zenmarket, is held in JPY, so you have exposure to currency rates.

>> No.65050371

>>65050339
Seems like they couldn't care to afford a designer with all those expenses.

>> No.65050388

>>65050339
>not a single numeral is actually centered with its index
How does this even happen?

>> No.65050390

>>65050371
Don't need one to look better than your soul crushingly boring gookshit

>> No.65050408

>>65050339
Why are you posting pictures of replica watches anon?

>> No.65050418

>>65049421
I remember reading in one of these threads years ago (or maybe it was on some other board on this heinous site) about the advice some anon's wealthy eastern euro grandpa gave him about money and buying frivolities. The old man was self-made, worked-up-from-nothing kinda money, and he stipulated that you should never buy anything useless, or non-essential (like a luxury wristwatch) unless you could easily buy 10 of the same thing with it not making the slightest dent in your finances. Additionally, you must be capable of losing them all suddenly without giving a shit (financially). If you can satisfy these criteria, then go buy that trinket.

I think about this advice from time to time, whilst I ruminate over the state of my bank book.

(might've been 10, might've been 20. I can't remember. Might not even been eastern european - whatever)

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>>65050339
>more innovative, and cutting edge
>spring driven balance wheel
I'm sorry I didn't know you were posting from the 1940's.

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>>65050339
hahahah look at this picture and compare....

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>>65050321
Are you sure you're not lost? What are you doing on /g/
I think some anons would be pretty envious of your lack of autism

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Just bought this. Goad me into getting buyers remorse /wt/

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>>65049147
That's why you get a field watch.

>> No.65050545

>>65050535
bait/10.

>> No.65050547

>>65050354
I see.
Yeah all that moving around kinda makes me uneasy.
At least with buyee, apparently, it's just a "we'll take it when we need it" kinda deal.
Still, it's at 700 now. If it doesn't suddenly double in the next 18hrs it'll still be a decent deal, even with a 10% ++postage bullshit add on.

The feedback thing's not really such an issue, I mean, it'd be nice, of course. There's only a handful of people in the west capable doing what this seller has done, and of them only 3 are true masters. This japanese seems to have done a decent job (hopefully). Not "i'll just make this 70 year old thing function and look like brand spanking new with my supply of period accurate materials and decades of expertise" like those 3 other guys, but a good job all the same.
I would have liked to have acknowledged that for the benefit of any others interested in their wares.

>> No.65050562

>>65050545
That bad huh? Disclaimer: I know fuck all about watches

>> No.65050567

>>65050535

Negatives:
>Buying a fashion brand watch
>Quartz analog
>Massive plate dial

Positive:
Decent aesthetics

>> No.65050571

>>65050535
Holy fuck return it right now
>>65050545
Look at his filename, and the date of the watch

>> No.65050598
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65050598

Is this a vintage """"Breitling"""" watch in a Vostok Amphibia case shamelessly being sold on a jewbay auction as an original piece? wtf

https://www.ebay.de/itm/Breitling-Armbanduhr-Wristwatch-Automatik-Bidynator-25-J-Swiss-Made/222866563950?hash=item33e3e1e36e:g:zyUAAOSwqeZam~N9

>> No.65050616

>>65050598
What do you expect for that price...

>> No.65050619

>>65050598
yikes

>> No.65050624

>>65050598
> EUR 351,00
> 28 Gebote
W O W

>> No.65050647
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65050647

>>65050535
>useless tachymeter as it is likely a sub-seconds chronograph

>> No.65050687

>>65050598
>Case: Mariage , Made extra for this movement .
Not being able to read doesn't make it a scam, anon. The movement is definitely Breitling, probably the dial and hands too.

>> No.65050725

>>65050547
Ah fuckin shit. Just noticed the buyee note at the top "you can't bid because the seller has a low rating". 31/31 good ratings isn't enough? On all high value, multi-hundred dollar - thousand items? Huh? And all the superb testimonials that read ever so "porite" even through translation.
Zen doesn't have this issue, but I'd have to do the "give them money in the hopes it's enough" shit.

If this fucking thing goes for half it does elsewhere and I miss out on it and KNOW about it, I'll hate myself so fucking bad.

>> No.65050804
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65050804

>>65049486
>>65049421
Here's your Goldman Sach's advice. Get an ironman.

>> No.65050823

>>65048442
if only it was 40mm and not 43mm sigh.

.t wristlet

>> No.65050824
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65050824

>£23.50 for a Amphibia dial
Fuck me

>> No.65050832

>>65050804
My theory is that among multi-billionaires cheap watches are another level of status symbols, like "fuck you I don't even care anymore".

>> No.65050835

>>65050824
>£23 for an Amphibia
I'm not retarded, honest

>> No.65050876

>>65050547
I think a few anons here said they're upper limit they'd be willing to spend on y! Japan is about 6-700 and I tend to max out at that amount because you never know the outcome.
>>65050725
Don't sweat it man, the feedback rule is fair, under 100 feedback/ratings is easy enough to fake.
You'll probably see the price go up a lot in the last few hours anyway. There are a lot more international buyers on there than one might think

>> No.65050892
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65050892

>>65048442
Cop or not? I'm a huge GoT fanboy and I love dragons. This is sterling silver.

>> No.65050894

>>65050832
Well, it sure beats the solid gold, bejeweled ROO/daytona eyesore bullshit you see with mainland chinese and fucking arabs and russian oligarchs.
Some people get and stay wealthy by being stingy.
I bet the ikea guy, a notorious stinge, probably doesn't even wear a watch. I bet he just asks passers-by for the time, rudely.

>> No.65050972

>>65050876
You're probably right.
Risky to play around with this shit, especially since it's a system with which I'm not familiar.
I'd still be really pissed if the thing goes for 1k or less.

>> No.65050989

>>65050894
He's dead, you know.

>> No.65051041
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65051041

>>65049421

Are you certain that he is a financial expert?

He determined that I couldn't afford a watch simply because I told the other anon to save up for what he wanted.

>> No.65051210

>>65050832
I am pretty sure he literally doesn't care.

>> No.65051322
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65051322

liek?

>> No.65051333

>>65051322

It looks like a PROFESSIONAL DIVE WATCH

>> No.65051351
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65051351

>> No.65051364

>>65051333
RING LOCK SYSTEM

>> No.65051399

>>65051333
Minus the divers certification that a Seiko half the price has so I wouldn't take that diving. Swimming should be okay tho.

>> No.65051443
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65051443

What does /wt/ think about pic related? Should I spend a bit more for the DW5600?

>> No.65051463
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65051463

>> No.65051592
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65051592

>>65048523
Older pic

>> No.65051600
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65051600

>>65050535

>> No.65051616
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65051616

>>65048523
>>65051592
And newer pic

>> No.65051622

>>65051592
do you have a shitter fetish?

>> No.65051624
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65051624

god damn why do people do this

>> No.65051651

>>65051624
Is that the inside of the caseback? How does that even happen?

>> No.65051674
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65051674

>>65051616
That's a lot of dogshit.

>> No.65051755
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65051755

>>65051651
>service a watch, mangle everything in the process
>guess i have to scrape my name on the back to let everyone know who destroyed this watch
>see 2 other people already left thier mark
>i cant stand for this
>scratch out the previous dates, peel off the gold filling in the process
>close one, for a second the large manufacturers might take independent watchmakers seriously

and yeah, the movement was pretty beat up.

>> No.65051776

>>65051755
Absolutely shameful. Hack fraud watchmakers should be taken out back.

>> No.65051815

>>65051755
How do these assholes even get work? Is it a Southeast-Asian Ebay-special?

>> No.65051842
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65051842

>>65051755
hey, long shot, do you have any clue how I could get a copy of an old GP service bulletin? All i've been able to find so far is a thumbnail of the first page

>> No.65051943

>>65051815
pre quartz crisis a watchmaker was like a plumber, electrician or TV repair man. every town had one. with so much competition and "Lower watch prices" everyone tried to pump out jobs as quickly and cheaply as possible. leave a big scratch on the bridge? who cares you cant see it. we had this watch rattling around in our stock. date says 1970 i think.

kinda glad watchmaking is a rarer trade now. less competition and higher wages. the job pays for me to take my time and preserve the movement.

>>65051842
Literally no idea. i'd look up "GP" tech sheet or service manual and pray theres an old document to pdf floating somewhere. unless i have a bizarre ass movement i need special instructions on, i dont need them. why do you need this one?

>> No.65051981

>>65051943
Just from a collecting point of view - I have the inner/outer box, the chronometer certificate, the full suite of jeweler advertising materials, the order card, and one of the two service bulletins - the watch would have been delivered with 531 and 532, but I have only been able to find 531.

>> No.65052244

>>65050138
Amphibians are nice watches.

>> No.65052321

>>65052244
For their low price sure. In general no.

>> No.65052386

>>65051981
Email G.P. about it, maybe.

>> No.65052387
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65052387

>>65052244

>> No.65052417

>>65051592
>>65051616
Why are you even here ?

>> No.65052478

>>65051616
Ah the no personality shitter collection.

>> No.65052489

>>65048786
One for earth time, the other for space time.

>> No.65052498

>>65051443
I had one of those in white with blue hands.
never liked the looks of it. Got so mad about how ugly it was, I threw it out the window of my 5th floor apartment. Survived it without any problems. Then I put it in boiling salt water for a few minutes, yet again no problems.
By the way, It was too big for my liking and the hands overlapped the displays really annoyingly, I would get the DW56000 if I were you!

>> No.65052499

>>65048930
>Black Turtle with cream indices

My diiiiiick

>> No.65052523
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65052523

>>65052489

>> No.65052547

>>65050339
>Swatch

>> No.65052580

>>65051616
>Invicta
>Citizen

For the price of these shitters you could have gotten one or two actually good watches.

>> No.65052581
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65052581

>>65048484
>>65048494
>>65048518
>>65048519
>>65048528
>>65048640
>>65048662
>>65048817
What. The. Fuck.

>> No.65052602

>>65051616
Keep the Citizen diver and one of the Casio's and start over. Holy fucking shit lad.

>> No.65052608

>>65049147
I could not agree more. They just scream insecurity to me. I much prefer lower key watches.

>> No.65052625

>>65052547
Listen up soyko male, Omega makes the best, most perfect, most innovative movements on the market today, unlike your machine made unadjusted shitter movements

>> No.65052626
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65052626

>>65052608
post your collection

>> No.65052634

>>65052626
Where to buy watch handling gloves?

I prefer white.

>> No.65052649

>>65052634
a bargain

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Patek-Philippe-SKY-MOON-Gloves-New-Authentic-SZ-Large/271611627490?hash=item3f3d5087e2:g:Sd4AAOSwRLZUHDJK

>> No.65052653

>>65052634
Literally China, check AliExpress and FastTech, seen them for sale on both sites in the past.

>> No.65052727

>>65052625
>Swatch

>> No.65052759

>>65050894
Most wealthy people have never bought a new car. The day to day millionaires that you would not even notice on the street are notoriously stingy. But fuck all that, can't take it with you. There is a balance in my opinion.

>> No.65052770
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65052770

>>65051622
Yes

>> No.65052799
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65052799

>>65052759
>Most wealthy people have never bought a new car.

>> No.65052808

>>65052799
Is that the real cracky?

>> No.65052822

>>65052808
yup

>> No.65052831

>>65052626
I'll get around to it eventually. Too lazy at the moment. I do not have a diverse, I can assure you of that.

>> No.65052843
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>> No.65052857

>>65052822
Neat, I had no idea she was still sort-of around. Damn I feel old now.

>> No.65052866

>>65052857
she's not still around, that pic is 10 years old, she has not posted on 4chan in 12 years

>> No.65052871
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65052871

>>65048399
>>>65044770 (You)
>My man, would you recommend it for daily use?
I would. I wear mine daily, and it's only drawback has been the plaatic dial. The tritium though is so bright that you can read it in any lighting no matter how tired you are.

And like I said it feels like nothing in on your wrist. Easy to forget it's even there.

>> No.65052896

>>65052866
Ah, for some reason I assumed it was a recent picture.

>> No.65052905
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65052905

>>65052871
>it feels like nothing in on your wrist

>> No.65052917

>>65052896
she's nearly 30 now

>> No.65052926

>>65052917
I know, so am I. Perhaps that's why I'm retarded.

>> No.65052946

https://youtu.be/v3wq4jJxfAA
How hard is your dick after finding out about this watch?

>> No.65052948

>>65052523
what's this?

>> No.65052952

>>65052926
Here she is at about age 24

https://www.chansluts.com/camwhores/cracky/src/1429026533060.jpg

>> No.65052984

>>65052952
Bad luck for her I guess. I still get carded for smokes and lighters.

>> No.65053014

>>65052946
I tried it on last weekend - the caseback view was stunning (the movement is so tall you feel like you could fall in), but it's built like a brick. To be honest I wasn't that excited - once you figure out how to make a doublesplit, making a triple split kind of just feels like more of the same. I was underwhelmed by Lange at sihh this year.

>> No.65053015
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65053015

>>65052905
>he doesn't put his watch inside his wrist
Fucking subhumans should be banned.

>> No.65053028
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65053028

>>65052871
Been thinking of getting the steel one.

>> No.65053040
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65053040

>>65052948
It's an Accurist celestial, a rebrand of the movement in the citizen astrodea (also present in their campanola line). It is a standard quartz watch with an additional gear train that tracks sidereal time, so it displays the current positions of stars in the sky -the whole dial rotates under the hands once every 23 hours and 56 minutes. It is generally easily available and comes in a 35N latitude and a 50N latitude.

>> No.65053063

>>65052489
>>65052523
Perhaps a better way to describe this is it shows sun time (solar time, though not exactly, as it tracks mean solar time and does not compensate for the equation of time) and space time (sidereal time, which tracks the motion of the background stars).

I think Daniels has some solar/sidereal pieces as well that that anon with the 1963 might post in here.

>> No.65053113
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65053113

Any suggestions for watches under 300 that aremt very common but still quality? Not necessarily brand loyal if the movement is solid. Dont suggest shit like bambinos, theyre becoming too common

>> No.65053119

>>65053113
Alpinist

>> No.65053134

>>65053119
>Alpinist
>under $300

Yeah maybe a month ago, not since they discontinued it.
Same with the SARBs

>> No.65053150

>>65053113
Honestly dig around Ebay and look into vintage.

>> No.65053172

>>65053150
Any specific models to look for or to avoid?

>> No.65053182

>>65053172
Can't go wrong with Invicta. Everything else is shit

>> No.65053184
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65053184

>>65053172
Vintage luch, raketa, Seiko, citizen, etc
Pic related for $40

>> No.65053191

I cant wait to sell my Alpinist for 5-600 in about another month or so!

>> No.65053197

>>65048442
now I have decided if I see a seiko alpinist during my japan trip and its around $300, I'll get it. Wish me luck in three months

>> No.65053202

>>65053191
My sarb served me well and will now pay for my next step up

>> No.65053259

>>65053197
Lol good fucking luck, it will be double that at least

>> No.65053281
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65053281

>>65053113
Been looking at ana digi temp watches recently. Kinda unique looking.

>> No.65053317
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65053317

>>65053113
Also a bit more at $600 but this zodiac astrographic is pretty neat with the mystery dial. An anon here just bought a vintage one. Maybe a mystery dial watch in general is a good unusual watch to get?

>> No.65053320

i have decided that the only watch i will purchase will be a brand new no-date sub or root beer gmt if rolex brings back the 14060/m sub style or the 1675 nipple for the gmt

otherwise i will wear my soyko033 till the end of days

if i get tempted to break this rule, pls remind me to stray away from the path of poor will power and self discipline and circumstances...

>> No.65053331

My gf says if I buy her a lady yachtmaster she will give her daughter some benedryl and let me cum on her face while she is asleep.

Worth it?

>> No.65053346

>>65053317
Would you happen to know of/have a list of mystery dial watches?

>> No.65053369
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65053369

>>65053317
The vintage ones can be agreat bargain - this 36000 triple mystery dial was under 300usd. But as always, they may require service.

>> No.65053376
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65053376

>>65053320
I thought I was the only one in these threads with a hard on for the root beer

>> No.65053386

>>65053331
get her a good replica

>> No.65053405
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65053405

>>65053346
Longines and Elgin have some fantastic vintage mystery dial. Cartier mystery dial are iconic but likely out of your range (their mystery double tourbillon was fantastic when I had a chance to try it on but a little big). The borel cocktail is also well known but I assume you're not looking for a ladies watch (and it is not strictly a mystery dial).

This other anon's collection is what got me interested in them in the first place. (Bottom, fourth from left)

>> No.65053410

>>65053317
>>65053369
All the vintage astrographics I've seen have looked a bit cloudy. Probably due to the plastic aging. Hopefully the new ones use a different type of plastic that won't cloud over time.

>> No.65053413

>>65053376
the way the light hits the dial HNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGG

>> No.65053422
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65053422

>>65053405
The borel. I think they might also have made some men's models but they were not successful or popular.

>> No.65053428

>>65051443
>more for the DW
DW's are 35-40 dollars at walmart and amazon, when did the GA110 get lower?
Also, the hands are shitty to see and the displays are useless. Even the DW6900 is better if you need a wider watch.

>> No.65053439
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65053439

>>65053422
and then there's this

>> No.65053447

>>65053422
OwO what this

>> No.65053452

>>65053410
Thanks, good to know; will check for that when it arrives.

>> No.65053458

My only watch is with the watchmaker
I feel so naked, hold me bros

>> No.65053478
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65053478

>>65053447

>> No.65053491

>>65053458
time to get a second watch

>> No.65053565

>>65052843
> 4 is IIII and not IV
> all the odd hours are just I

nani?

>> No.65053579

>>65053565
> 4 is IIII and not IV

> google_watchmakers_iiii.txt
> iiii_on_roman_Colosseum.jpg

>> No.65053588

>>65053565
IIII is traditional for clocks and watches and is actually the original style for writing 4. Only doing Roman numerals for odd numbers is pretty dumb though.

>> No.65053593

>>65053565
IIII is used on the roman colosseum itself. As for it's use in watches, it makes sense to have 4 indices with I's, 4 with V's and 4 with Xs. That particular orient just alternates a bar with the numerals.

>> No.65053601
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65053601

>>65053565
>doesn't know IIII is the standard numeral for watches

>> No.65053613
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65053613

>>65053565
step aside, please

>> No.65053623

>>65053613
what the fuck

>> No.65053629
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65053629

>>65053613
>California dial

>> No.65053634
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65053634

>>65053613

>> No.65053637

>>65053613
>California dial with a date
That's even more disgusting than the normal California dials

>> No.65053668

>>65053613
Is this some sort of aftermarket mod? Looks uncanny.

>> No.65053708

>>65053668
I'm not an expert in Rolex history, but it is true that a lot of Rolex California dials were redials.
https://www.timepiecechronicle.com/features/2017/1/4/a-brief-history-of-the-california-dial

>> No.65053875

>>65053613
I, II, 23, 4, 5, dash, 7, 8, dash, X, XI, triangle

>> No.65053925

I know it is shameful to get replica watches but what about getting a replica Panerai?

>> No.65053947

>>65053925
In that case it's wanting the original that's shameful.

>> No.65054029
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>> No.65054032
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65054032

halios has seaforth preorders open again
the dial colors look nice but the pricing is pretty lame

>> No.65054085

>>65054029
Model?

In the market for a Tissot

>> No.65054088

>>65054085
Tissot Clownface

>> No.65054097

>>65054029
Wow a watch with 3 useful subdials, never thought I would see the day

>> No.65054131

>>65054032
>saving up for a 3k watch
>constantly being tempted by interesting mid tier watches
Close. But not today though.

>> No.65054136

>>65054097
How fucked up do you have to be to not know what month it is?

>> No.65054153

>>65054136
>months never change

>> No.65054155
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>>65054136
Related is when watches feel the need to display the year. I don't need this.

>> No.65054185
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65054185

OUT THE WAY, WATCHLETS

>> No.65054335

>>65053925
the logo-less dial parnis's on ebay have pretty much the same build quality.

>> No.65054421

>>65054029
>clownface.jpg

>> No.65054432

>>65053613
based

>> No.65054445

>>65054032
AUTO [] MATIC
heh

>> No.65054465
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>>65054032
If I didn't already have one I'd probably get the grey sunburst. The little bits of blue on the minute track are nice.

>> No.65054726
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Is there a watch like this without the fuckhuge crowns? I love how this looks and it's only 50 bucks but christ those things are unwieldy and ugly

>> No.65054745
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>>65051616
What's this one? What size too?

>> No.65054776
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65054776

>>65053113
A tad over but the Mido Commander has always been on my radar for its uncommon lugless look

>> No.65054796

>>65048753
How much was that watch anon? It's fucking beautiful and I can't find any for sale

>> No.65054874
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>>65054796
I've kept an eye out since I bought mine in August 2015, but I haven't seen another -7A10 for sale. There are lots of 5S21 pieces available for around $100 or so, both on eBay and Yahoo JP. If I ever see another 7A10 I'll probably post it here since a few wt regulars have said they want one, but I haven't seen one in 2.5 years.

>> No.65054887

>>65054776
Looks great, aside from
>datoday
What the fuck.

>> No.65054888

>>65054796
>>65054874
oh sorry, I didn't actually answer your question. It was $240

>> No.65054934

>>65054874
How hard is it to buy watches off Yahoo JP if you don't speak Japanese?

>> No.65054944

>>65054934
It's pretty painless. I use zenmarket; there's some information in the pastebin.

>> No.65054953

>>65053028
I might pick up a quartz model this summer. They look really nice.

>> No.65054998

>>65054032
too bad they dont have 38mm options

>> No.65055032
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65055032

>blocks your path

>> No.65055050

>>65053281
I have one of these, cool watch. The bracelet is horrible, switch to something else asap. Don't overpay, try and get one less than $200.

>> No.65055096

>>65054998
Jason did hint that the next watch he'll make after the seaforth will be 38mm.

>> No.65055146

>>65054888
>>65054874
Damn thanks, I'll have to add a watch (lol) for them on ebay, I always see all these amazing watches here and online but I can never find them for sale anywhere

>> No.65055206

So wt, are you going to the independent watchmakers exhibition that Phillips is putting on next month?
> Hajime Asaoka pieces
> Ludovic Ballouard pieces
> Christophe Claret pieces
> De Bethune pieces
> Philippe Dufour pieces
> Laurent Ferrier pieces
> Romain Gautheir pieces
> Vianney Halter pieces
> Christian Klings pieces
> Jean Daniel Nicolas pieces
> Roger Smith pieces
> Kari Voutilainen pieces

> George Daniel pieces

>> No.65055334

>>65055206
What about Reese's pieces

>> No.65055479

>>65048551
What's the one in the top left?

>> No.65055522
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>>65055479
Vager Hauers Shi Chen watch. Chinese microbrand with a Miyota 8217 movement. Left subdial is a slaved 24-hour dial showing an old chinese timekeeping system that divides the day into 12 two-hour periods.

Decent watch for the price - turns the slaved 24-hour subdial into something somewhat interesting, and dial and hands are quite respectable for the price. Case is merely okay. I bought it after seeing another wt regular post it.

>> No.65055584

>>65049347
He's a fucking pimp so he can do whatever he likes. Whether you can pull it off is another question.

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65055718

>>65055032
>blocks your path without a UV flashlight

>> No.65055761

>wearing a watch in 2018
why not just go full monocle and pocket watch while you ride a pennyfarthing to work lmao you nigger rich hipsters

>> No.65055785

>>65055761
>pocket watch
I assume that's what you're using, if you're not using a wristwatch? Or perhaps you don't check your phone for the time.

>> No.65055799

>>65055761
>what time is it anon?
>uh hold on I have to get my iBrick out of my tight jeans, ugh I can't get it out, hold on.
>I-it's okay, I'll just ask someone else

>> No.65055839

>>65055761
i unironically wear a monocle

>> No.65056338
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Thoughts on this?
I like it but am thinking I should just save for the "big boy" Tuna

>> No.65056388

>>65048506
That thing is a fucking mess.

>> No.65056406

>>65056338
I find these tuna's with monster style bezels kinda awkward.

>> No.65056429

>>65056406
I don't think they still have the monster in production so I'd like to get one
But maybe it would be better to save for a marine master professional

>> No.65056442

>>65056429
They just made a green dialed monster. So they are in production.

>> No.65056516

>>65054185
You wear a watch on your wrist not your hand.

>> No.65056517

>>65056442
The shrowd on it looks cool though

>> No.65056701

>>65054185
Is that real?

>> No.65056720
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65056720

>>65054185

>> No.65056733

Thoughts on Bulova?

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>>65056733
Vintage bulova is great. Nowadays not so much.

>> No.65056805

>>65056750
So the newer stuff is basically mall tier?

>> No.65056816

>>65056805
For the most part yes. There are a few decent pieces here and there.

>> No.65056820

>>65046786
>>65046831
>>65050541

Ok thanks. I suppose natos can be cheap enough so that I can always have several on standby while one is in a washing machine.

Do the thinner straps feel less secure than a thicker strap, especially if the watch is heavy? The only potential problem I see with NATO straps is that they are usually too long, and wearing them involves double tucking and stuff.

>> No.65056920
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65056920

Lastest additions to my collection. Late 70s Seiko Quartz picked at a thrift shop for $3 which looks good after a good cleaning and acrylic polish, and my $19 Chinese automatic work shitter, which keeps surprisingly good time.

>> No.65056959

>>65056920
Is that an officially certified perlative ceronometer?!

What is the movement of the Seiko (the four numbers before the dash)?

>> No.65057036

>>65056959
The movement is 5H23 (5H23-7009)

>> No.65057042

Does anyone here leave their day display in Japanese? I’m trying to learn the day symbols.

>> No.65057059

>>65057042
all my day-dates seem to have Spanish-English

>> No.65057084

>>65057042
I've been thinking about it just because the English days are in worse condition

>> No.65057121

>>65048786
Dementia.

>> No.65057181

>>65048506
>when trying to determine the time of day turns into a game of "Where is Waldo"

>> No.65057197

>>65056959
I think that means officially certified disposable, which is the reason I bought since it is my lab watch and I don’t care if it gets crap spilled on it.

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65057209

>>65056517
>shrowd

>> No.65057216

>>65049147
>Anyone else completely sick of diver watches? They are the most unappealing looking watchs to me. The proportions look all wrong, its like a chode. Just looking at them makes me queezy.
Damn, I thought there was something wrong with me. I feel exactly the same way about divers. I absolutley HATE their looks.

>> No.65057273

>>65053439
top kek somebody should make some wiggling dick with circling vagina around it but in serious bussiness case

>> No.65057286

>>65057216
>>65049147
t. soywrists

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>>65057042
Yeah, I don't particularly need to ever know what day it is so I leave my penisquartz on Kanji, it's more interesting.

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>>65057042
Yeah, always. I started that way to remember the symbols better since I kept forgetting but now I just keep them that way because I like how it looks.

>> No.65057612

>>65055206
Where is that?

>> No.65057841
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is it a faux pas to wear a leather strap on a diving watch? doesn't seem very practical for diving even though I would never do it.

also should I buy this musical clock?

>> No.65057873

>>65055334
thx 4 lel

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65057897

>>65057841
Autists and TGV will tell you it's blasphemy but Tudor and Christopher ward offer it and I personally think it looks nicely vintage.

>> No.65057903

>>65057841
Yes and yes.

>> No.65057905
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65057905

>>65057897
>>65057841
I have this this Christopher Ward coming in the mail right now. I think it looks the fuckin tits.

I'm not a big fan of bracelets or NATOs so this works for me.

>> No.65057938

>>65057841
As long as you are not swimming with it on the leather I don't see the big deal. Just make sure to switch to something like rubber or the bracelet if you do swim with it.

>> No.65057968

>>65057841
Real old divers used to come on leather.

>> No.65057999

>>65057841
I don't see why not. 9/10 people wearing dive watches probably haven't been in the ocean in over a year, if ever.

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65058064

Anybody owns an Accutron II Alpha?
Should I?

>> No.65058122

>>65058064
that's one of the ugliest things I've ever seen and I see myself in the mirror aging every day

>> No.65058144
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Any collection pics /wt/?
1/2

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>>65058144
2/2

>> No.65058197

>>65058144
>>65058156
To think, if you had saved the money instead of buying all those shitters, you might've been able to afford a semi-decent watch, pre-owned.

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>>65053331

>> No.65058225
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>>65058144
Why the hell do you have that many digital casio shitters?

>> No.65058309
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65058309

Can anyone recommend a watch with a big moonphase? Don't really care if it is central or off centre. I just want it big. The ball ohio is nice but the case size is a big too big. The oris is nicely sized at 36mm but the watch is designed for women, so the dial options are all a bit too flashy. The arnold and son is some unknown brand.

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65058337

>>65058225
>Diver on a rally strap

>> No.65058345

>>65057905
L O N D O N

>> No.65058353

>>65058197
And then he would have gone years without a watch, just saving his shekels like a jew, and end up with one whole "semi-decent" "pre-owned" "swiss luxury" watch. Sounds awfully boring

>> No.65058360

>>65058156
I love when people post collections, closest thing we get to losing anonymity. Do you not wear your SARB much since you bought the Nomos?

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>>65058309
Yowzers

>> No.65058411

Is longislandwatch a legit site and legit watches?

thinking of buying this

https://www.longislandwatch.com/Seiko_SSC565_Solar_Chronograph_p/ssc565.htm

>> No.65058416

>>65058411
Yea its legit and pretty damn good.

>> No.65058486

>>65058411
That watch is $161 on Amazon...

>> No.65058493

>>65058197
Not him, but as a poorfag student myself I prefer buying plenty of interesting vintage "shitters" of varied styles and origins that I can buy from time to time and enjoy individually, learn horology from and also resell for profit (since I only buy vintage watches that are bargains on jewbay).
Someday I can justify something "semi decent" over 3000€, I'll resell a great deal of my collection without losing a single euroshekel. If I didn't buy all these shitters in the first place, I wouldn't have learned about watches, watchmaking and how to appreciate more expensive pieces in the first place.

>> No.65058558

>>65058411
That's one of the nicest Seikos I've seen. If that was 40mm I'd buy it. 42 is a wee bit too big.

>> No.65058586

>>65052387
>>65052321
Cry more soymale.

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Would this watch still work on modern TVs? I had this when I was 11 and it's probably the happiest I've ever been with a watch in my entire life.
I wish I could achieve that kind of happiness again with a watch.

>> No.65058626

>>65057042
>I’m trying to learn the day symbols.
How long can it take to learn to distinguish seven symbols? A few minutes at most.

>> No.65058686

>>65058626
Yea. This is called an Austistic Savant.

>> No.65058714

>>65058353
>And then he would have gone years without a watch
Or just bought one cheap shitter.
I just blew your mind.

>> No.65058719

>>65058686
I don't mean being able to write them, just tell them apart.

>> No.65058734

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFmRoQpjsnk

>> No.65058757

>>65058714
>gone years with one cheap shitter
Just as bad. Some people like variety

>> No.65058769

>>65058122
Boring pussy bitch

>> No.65058777

>>65058197
>being this much of a boring virgin

I'd take a box of casios over "le preownwd true luxury swiss timekeeping piece" any day.
Get shat on.

>> No.65058789

>>65058757
Yes, we call those people women.

>> No.65058799

>>65058789
Good one, bud

>> No.65058815

>>65058626
Well memorising some symbols is pretty difficult. Esp because Tuesday and Wednesday are really similar.
But yea, you'd learn pretty quick.

>> No.65058817

>>65058777
>I need lots of stuff to fill the gaping hole inside of me

>> No.65058825

>>65058817
>gaping hole inside of me
Yes, we call those people women.

>> No.65058833

>>65058825
>when you zing yourself

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