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My quest has been finished.

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-11:51
A couple of years ago I tried to source a 15202. I was 'on the list' (fooly me) and patiently waited. After I understood that it was not going to happen and I didn't want to pay the premium, I looked for alternatives. But both the 15400 and the new 15500 seemed large to me. So I was after the 15300, which is very close to the original. Today I managed to get one and I am deeply in love. The design and the quality of the whole watch is indeed sublime. A keeper for sure. Aris





Very happy for you, Aris. Enjoy. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : October 9th, 2019-11:53
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Thank you my friend. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-11:53
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Congratulations your AP looks great on your wrist 🥂 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : October 9th, 2019-12:10
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Thanks. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-12:19
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Outstanding AP but is our quest ever over?

 
 By: pmh6000 : October 9th, 2019-12:32
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I'm afraid not. But don't tell my wife. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-12:44
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Congratulations

 
 By: FlyingSnoopy : October 9th, 2019-12:34
Enjoy it!

Thank you. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-12:44
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Congrats! Always nice to fulfill a dream. Looks great on you. Enjoy! [nt]

 
 By: EdTonkin : October 9th, 2019-13:08
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Alas, I'm thinking about the next one. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:23
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Congratulation Aris-amazing piece [nt]

 
 By: jlc.thomsen : October 9th, 2019-13:12
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Thank you. Indeed amazing. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:24
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I didn‘t even know about the 15300! I looked it up and found this article from 2009- quote:

 
 By: jlc.thomsen : October 10th, 2019-06:16
„I am probably stepping on toes of purists here, and I am a bit amazed myself as well, that this watch gives me this impression. Given the price of the 15300 – market price approx.6500 euro versus approx 8500 euro for a 15202 – I don’t know if I would care enough for the caliber 2121 of the 15202 to pay almost 2000 euro premium for it. I think I prefer a case and bracelet that are more convenient and wearable than having the cult version (15202) with a movement that is more sought after.“

Reference:
https://www.fratellowatches.com/ap-royal-oak-15300-more-interesting-than-the-15202-aka-jumbo/

Why did you post the prices? I'm crying... [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 10th, 2019-06:19
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Yes just madness isn’t it? [nt]

 
 By: jlc.thomsen : October 10th, 2019-08:17
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Well done

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : October 9th, 2019-13:23
I had a white face I had to sell years ago.  I now regret having done so... sad

It's never late. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:24
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Congrats!

 
 By: John-E-Mac : October 9th, 2019-13:55

Don't let the cat out of the bag, but (to me) the 15300 is the one to get.

Let others chase after the others.

You did good.

Wear her in the best of health!!

-John

I think I made the right choice. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:24
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 By: PalmSprings : October 9th, 2019-13:58
I'm amazed at the current 15300 prices. That's a tough pill to swallow knowing where they come from and were only 10 months ago.

You are right but they're truly unique pieces, very very close to the original. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:26
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Very nice Royal Oak

 
 By: kcinemod : October 9th, 2019-14:33
Congrats and enjoy!!

Thanks [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:26
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Big congrats mate !

 
 By: jrwong23 : October 9th, 2019-16:22
the 15300 is a true gem !
I went thru exactly the same path as you. 
Couldn’t get the 15202 ... waited and waited.
15400 too big ...
Eventually I managed to find a blue dial 15300 in mint condition just few months back and I got it. Yes it’s a big premium over their original prices even for the blue dial 15300 now but still a bargain over the blue dial 15202 ! smile

Most importantly is to enjoy our 15300s.

Big congrats once again and enjoy in the best of health.
Mine says hi here smile

Cheers
Robin 




Yours looks sublime. [nt]

 
 By: aris d : October 9th, 2019-22:27
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Thank you ! :) [nt]

 
 By: jrwong23 : October 10th, 2019-05:55
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Nice shot. [nt]

 
 By: VMM : October 10th, 2019-05:10
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Thanks mate ! [nt]

 
 By: jrwong23 : October 10th, 2019-05:56
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Congrats on your 15300. Love it.

 
 By: VMM : October 10th, 2019-04:30
Enjoy it!



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