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Rolex: If you ever get that refinished by RSC

I think you will be pleased by how nice they can make that look again.
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Rolex: Is this a Shantung dial?

I’ve read that the horizontal linen dials are actually called Shantung dials, made for the Asian market in the 70s and consisting of silk. Don’t know enough about this dial variation to be certain - if someone wants to chime in ...
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Horological Meandering: I choose the 58

Both are very handsome in person, but the case thickness of the BB GMT is too high - looks unrefined imho. The 58 is well proportioned from pretty much any viewing angle.
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Horological Meandering: I have the stainless steel version

and it’s been getting a lot of time on the wrist. I prefer the mix of polished/satin-finished steel over the aged black coating. It’s more eye-catching and fun in my opinion. I get a surprising number of compliments from people with this watch on. Enjoy!
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Patek Philippe: A topic that should be covered during the selling process

but is sadly left out of most discussions. Watch salespeople are usually working on commission and incentivized to close the sale quickly. If talking about regular service intervals and maintenance, then the question about repair costs is often brought up and that can turn off a potential sale. They
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Rolex: Great minds think alike :) [nt]

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Rolex: I agree the green didn’t impress me at first...

...but now I prefer it over the BLNR. Enjoy!
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By: jayeyedoubleemmwhy
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Seiko: Sounds like a mess

Unfortunately, my experience with warranty repairs from different brands is that they typically don’t share details of the work done/what was wrong with the timepiece. Very opaque process; they simply fix the issue, return the watch, and call it good. One notable exception is the Richemont brands th
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Rolex: Have a 7040-3 and still love it

After working at an AD and handling so many "common" Rolex watches, I felt like the Cellini Prince stood out as special - so I got one for myself. I can only hope that Rolex will revisit the rectangular form factor again in the near future!
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