A rare bird lands

Jul 03, 2024,17:38 PM

Laureato 38 mm in blue πŸ”₯ I am so excited! Could not wait to share the amazing news with my friends. It came watch head only, so I will have the stainless steel bracelet mounted next week. Wrist shots to follow! 🍻πŸ₯‚πŸ€πŸŽ‰

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How did you come about this one?

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : July 3rd, 2024-18:12

Hey Yaco,

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 3rd, 2024-20:14
I found it on one of the big watch listing sites . It was an international shipment from Europe, so the dealer and I agreed the reptile strap should be removed prior to shipment. I didn’t want to deal with CITES on top of the 2 day customs delay… It came ... 

Pretty cool and good move to remove the strap!

 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : July 4th, 2024-15:24

Very nice!

 By: patrick_y : July 3rd, 2024-19:38

Thank you Nico!

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 3rd, 2024-20:14

Very happy for you!

 By: amanico : July 3rd, 2024-20:54

Most appreciated my friend!

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 3rd, 2024-22:08
This is a very special one to me, a grail I have been chasing for 2 years! And now the dream is a reality πŸ‘πŸ»


 By: Aquaracer1 : July 4th, 2024-11:15

Hi Mark,

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 3rd, 2024-23:45
Most appreciated ! πŸ™πŸ» Me too, until next week my friend ! 🍻

That's one painful week! Can't imagine waiting to get it on my wrist!

 By: JustaGuy : July 4th, 2024-00:13
Huge congrats! 38mm is the perfect size

I just use it as a pocket watch until then, lol πŸ˜‚

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 4th, 2024-00:47
The 38 mm case size fits my 7 inch wrist perfectly . Thanks!

LOL. Good one!

 By: amanico : July 4th, 2024-06:50


 By: Aquaracer1 : July 4th, 2024-11:16

Congratulations πŸ₯³

 By: jpd : July 4th, 2024-00:35
Hope you will enjoy it as much as I enjoy mine. The Laureato 38mm has become my most worn watch by far since I got it… Enjoy it and wear it in best of health. Jan ...  

Wow, that is gorgeous! 🀩

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 4th, 2024-00:50
I can see this being my most worn watch for the foreseeable future . It’s easy to see why. Enjoy. Thank you

Hi Jan πŸ‘‹

 By: SingaporeMarc : July 4th, 2024-04:23
Looking good bro. Coffee again soon 🀝

Congratulations, a great watch with perfect size.

 By: hoseachandra : July 4th, 2024-01:30
But i am curious how it came head only. Previous owner should has, at least, rubber or bracelet as that is how it sold.

Cheers, and thank you!

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 4th, 2024-02:52
It came on a reptile strap. The dealer and I did not want to deal with CITES for the international shipment, so it was shipped head only. I’ve ordered the stainless steel bracelet separately and will have it next week!

Congratulations Jesse πŸ•Ί

 By: SingaporeMarc : July 4th, 2024-04:26
Look forward to your wrist shot. So you have gone from 38 mm silver dial to 42 mm blue dial to 38 mm blue dial. Quite a journey… let’s hope this is the one πŸ’― 🀝

Hey Marc!

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 4th, 2024-11:08
Indeed! As they say, third times a charm πŸ˜‰ Appreciate your kind words, have a great day! β˜€οΈπŸ‘πŸ»

big congrats. Great looking watch in perfect size.

 By: LarsG : July 4th, 2024-07:17
Looking forward to wrist shots. Enjoy!

Looking good Geross !

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 6th, 2024-20:09
Superb. Very easy to see why πŸ‘πŸ»

And I must add

 By: Aquaracer1 : July 6th, 2024-20:11
Your many pics tempted me even further ! We are all good friends (enablers) here πŸ˜‚