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Old 08-06-13, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by iim7v7im7 View Post
BTW, you may know cycling, but you're way off on the watch cost estimate...

I didn't take the time to add to look at the particular models, or try to price them. My point is that its an order of magnitude above your bike. My guess, again without considering the particular models, age and condition, used auction prices for the entire collection could be in 5 figures, full retail well into 6 figures. I started to say 6 figures in watches, but didn't want to be accused of hyperbole.

Besides, it was intended as humor, given this is a bike forum, not an appraisal of your admittedly lovely collection.
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Old 08-06-13, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by merlinextraligh View Post
I didn't take the time to add to look at the particular models, or try to price them. My point is that its an order of magnitude above your bike. My guess, again without considering the particular models, age and condition, used auction prices for the entire collection could be in 5 figures, full retail well into 6 figures. I started to say 6 figures in watches, but didn't want to be accused of hyperbole.

Besides, it was intended as humor, given this is a bike forum, not an appraisal of your admittedly lovely collection.

The Patek is well into 5 figures on it's own. nice risti too.
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Old 08-06-13, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by matthewk459 View Post
The Patek is well into 5 figures on it's own. nice risti too.
i was about to say. the most expensive watch I ever tried on was a rose gold Royal Oak, and it took me all of 2 seconds to figure out it was out of my league @ $60k. makes my $8k ceramic Submariner look like a casio...which incidentally I actually have quite a few of.


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Old 08-08-13, 09:09 AM
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Nothing fancy. Maratac pilot 42mm

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Old 09-23-13, 11:56 AM
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Picked this up last night. Green sapphire Mulgauss. My grail watch.

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Old 09-23-13, 12:19 PM
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VERY cool!
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Old 09-23-13, 12:45 PM
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Wow, this forum is wealthier than I thought. I can't imagine spending 5 figures on a watch. Watches are important to my in-laws, but they can afford it. I have 3 imitation automatic watches, a dress Longines, a submariner, and a rolex daytona. 2 from Florence, one from Bangkok. I don't care that they're fake. I do want a Panerai Radomir one day.
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Old 09-23-13, 04:13 PM
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No Rolex or TAG watches but I do love watches, my favorite is my citizen titanium eco-drive, very light.The Swiss Army watch was my very 1st watch i bought when I 1st got here in the US of A..






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Old 09-23-13, 04:32 PM
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i guess im a mid grade watch hack. ive got a few i like though. lesse, a big red suunto vector, two solar g-shock radio watches (sync to atomic clock, solar powered. lazy mans special!), an automatic seiko chronograph, bulova marinestar with the michigan wolverine bezel (maize and blue), a 40 dollar invicta dive watch from costco. id really like to pick up a seiko orange monster and the seiko automatic dive watch with the pepsi bezel too.
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Old 09-23-13, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by iLuveketchup View Post
Nothing fancy. Maratac pilot 42mm

i always liked those maratacs. did you see the one with the red-crown?
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Old 09-23-13, 05:22 PM
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Trying to decide which one I want to get later this week.



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Old 09-23-13, 05:32 PM
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My taste in watches seems a little different from most here. I get a kick out of wearing a watch that's older than me, that I fixed all by myself.



Lord Elgin 'Cranbrook' from 1954.
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Old 09-24-13, 10:58 AM
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Omega Speedmaster Racing
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I have a few other watches kicking around that I wear while riding and travelling, but this is the flagship of my collection and as such, is a little babied.
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Old 09-27-13, 07:29 AM
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Picked this one up yesterday
Citizen Blue Angels Skyhawk Titanium

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Old 10-07-13, 11:41 AM
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A few stunning works of art here.
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Old 10-07-13, 11:43 AM
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My Steinhart Ocean44

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My daily work watch.

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Old 10-07-13, 11:45 AM
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Old 10-07-13, 11:48 AM
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White faced Tag that i'll sell at some stage for bike parts

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Old 10-07-13, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by SteveFromNY View Post
i was about to say. the most expensive watch I ever tried on was a rose gold Royal Oak, and it took me all of 2 seconds to figure out it was out of my league @ $60k. makes my $8k ceramic Submariner look like a casio...which incidentally I actually have quite a few of.

Did Casio discontinue these?

I had 4 before of the circle cased ones and sold them eventually.

What's the model number for these?
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Old 10-07-13, 06:56 PM
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My Monster finally arrived yesterday after being lost in the mail for a few days.

Still one of my favorites.
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Old 10-31-13, 10:14 PM
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Light, stays put when road vibes kick in, relatively cheap and has a vibrating alarm that doesn't wake the SWMBO up:

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Old 11-01-13, 06:58 AM
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Breitling SuperOcean in Coral Orange -- never wear it while on the bike as it adds to the weight :-)

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Breitling Super Ocean when I am not wearing the Suunto T3.
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Old 11-01-13, 07:15 AM
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Originally Posted by robncircus View Post
Picked this up last night. Green sapphire Mulgauss. My grail watch.

Although the orange thunderbolt secondary hand may be controversial I think it is one of their most versatile watches. The green glass is defeinitely different and makes for an interesting piece. I've also seen some other cool ones like the hublot prada edition with the red glass. Pretty darn cool.
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Old 11-01-13, 01:26 PM
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I have a small but growing collection of affordable watches...

Maranez Layan


Seiko SKX009


Seiko Orange Monster


Artego 300M


Vostok Amphibia 090


Davidsen Fifty Fathoms Homage


Citizen NH4000


Seiko SNDA57P1


Vintage Poljot TV Dial


Seiko SBCA001


And I have a Citizen JP2004 Aqualand that is currently in the mail and hopefully arriving sometime soon
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