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WristScan 15.10.-17.10.2021 "The unexpected" is live now

. . . is storied, Count. Let's start with the one-in-a-billion Seamaster DeLuxe. Rare? Sort of, but that's not why it's the unlikeliest watch in anyone's collection. I encountered the original owner twenty five years before acquiring this uncommon Omega;
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By: COUNT DE MONET
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Chronometer (aka yacomino)
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While You Were Sleeping

The title of a great romantic comedy from 26 years ago, featuring Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman. It also applies to a category of photos -- images you have taken of others sleeping, or that they have taken of you. These might be categorized as a sort of
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By: cazalea
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renerod
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WristScan 15.10.-17.10.2021 "The unexpected" is live now

SteveG cost me a lot of time perusing his photo site, and a lot of money chasing watches he had found BEFORE they became popular. I fell in love with this GS SBGW003 and hunted for 2 years. One finally popped up in Singapore and a young fella on this site
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By: COUNT DE MONET
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Chronometer (aka yacomino)
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WristScan 15.10.-17.10.2021 "The unexpected" is live now

Your theme has got me reflecting yesterday about the philosophical nature of collecting. 2 pieces were unexpected for me. Let’s start with the good news. Good news: A former moderator here told me he spent north of 20k for a similar piece when it was rele
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By: COUNT DE MONET
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Chronometer (aka yacomino)
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GS adds 2 refined GMT sports watches: SBGM 245 & SBGM 247

GS announced two sports watches today, with dark olive and deep blue dials. These follow in the footsteps of the well-known SBGM001, a mechanical automatic movement GMT watch in stainless steel case, on a bracelet. Here's mine in the center, taken in Apri
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By: cazalea
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gregcarraram3
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As requested: a thin Grand Seiko - 38.5 x 10

A dress watch evoking the bright and fresh crystaline snow of winter in Shinshu, combined with the smooth sweeping movement of the seconds hand unique to Spring Drive. This watch captures the tranquil and seamless passage of time. Rose gold case with tran
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By: cazalea
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jml_watches
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Weekend Watches - Results ! …

. . . that I'll have to categorize them. In the aesthetic consideration category we have Doug's Zenith EP . . . . . . (of which I'm an admirer - it's one of the most appealing recent EPs in memory), Chronometer's wicked black Tudor . . . . . . Watchonthew
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By: Cpt Scarlet
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terbaboom
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The Credor brothers

Bought these two in Japan just before the pandemic. The level of finishing is breathtaking. Both are in steel, use quartz movements. Credor, together with Grand Seiko, are the high end brands in the Seiko Group, with Credor not much sold outside Japan. Pr
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By: penang1974
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Watchlover78
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What does “Exclusive” really means nowadays

As so many have noted, this problem is not EXCLUSIVE to Grand Seiko. Nor is it exclusive to the watch industry ... there are plenty of other marketeers doing the same thing. But in many ways I think this exemplifies the very great difference in thinking b
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By: Cookies
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Cookies
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What does “Exclusive” really means nowadays

No more buying Grand Seiko or trust in their words that pieces are Country Exclusives. Actually to come think of it, I was silly to believe it was “exclusive” because these pieces could be bought online and shipped, even in the earlier days of their relea
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By: Cookies
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Cookies
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