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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    That is one stunning watch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JP28 View Post
    Now that is seriously nice !
    Great purchase.
    Which model is that ?
    Thanks :D it's the Moser Pioneer Center Seconds (in Steel).
    Lusted for one after seeing the basel launch, then I was lucky enough to sit in on a meeting with Moser and had a chance to get up close with a variety of different pieces, which pretty much sealed the deal for me.

    http://www.h-moser.com/en/collection...ight-blue-dial

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    Recent arrival swopped onto the fabric strap today. Much prefer it to the leather surprisingly.

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    Wow. That's lovely.

    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)


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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    That is lovely tell me more


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    The depth to that dial is stunning

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    Had the pleasure of seeing the moser. It's one of the nicest dials I've seen. Blooming lovely watch that everything is just right on imo.

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    Apart from the domed crystal, making the watch 14.7 mm thick, perhaps?
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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    Oh wow, how absolutely lovely.

    Congratulations on the purchase!

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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    The colour of that dial is jaw dropping beautiful.
    Congratulations.
    Have been an admirer of Moser timepieces for many years, but have never bought one :(

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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    What a dial. Canít wait to see more pics.

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    Every time I see a Moser I just think how they seem to understand 'less is more' and execute it so very well. The Pioneer is a case in point and maybe a contender for the perfect one watch with a variety of straps, a Moser bracelet would be interesting too. Waaay nicer than the Aquanaut imo Maybe it's time to consolidate or invest....
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanb741 View Post
    IWC Pilots Chrono Le Petit Prince edition. Picked it up at Heathrow to get the holiday off to a cracker

    I love that IWC and really want one but it just wears too big and thick on my 6.5 inch wrists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    That's lovely, beautiful depth in the blue dial.

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    Big thank you to GOAT for the heads up, and arranging the purchase of this one for me.

    Currently loving it!I had the previous ETA version a while ago, but for some reason I prefer this one.

    Also the newer Matt style box, rather than the old piano black gloss box which I possibly preferred.

    It's just a matter of time...

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    IWC Aquatimer



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    Last edited by Wooster; 10th January 2018 at 22:22.

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    Very nice IWC
    It's just a matter of time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omegamanic View Post
    Big thank you to GOAT for the heads up, and arranging the purchase of this one for me.

    Currently loving it!I had the previous ETA version a while ago, but for some reason I prefer this one.

    Also the newer Matt style box, rather than the old piano black gloss box which I possibly preferred.

    Hi , was that a pre owned purchase Omegamanic ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulM View Post
    Hi , was that a pre owned purchase Omegamanic ?
    Think it was the Bournemouth Tudor sell off on the PSA on SC


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    Quote Originally Posted by PJ S View Post
    ^
    Apart from the domed crystal, making the watch 15.3 or 4 mm thick!
    Nope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omegamanic View Post
    Very nice IWC
    Thanks! The internal - external bezel is pretty addictive to use :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    Think it was the Bournemouth Tudor sell off on the PSA on SC

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    Yes, it was. :)

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulM View Post
    Hi , was that a pre owned purchase Omegamanic ?
    As above, bought new on Tuesday, arrived in post yesterday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wooster View Post
    Thanks! The internal - external bezel is pretty addictive to use :)
    It is such a nice feature on these. I had a play in Selfridges with one last year.
    It's just a matter of time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Thanks :D it's the Moser Pioneer Center Seconds (in Steel).
    Lusted for one after seeing the basel launch, then I was lucky enough to sit in on a meeting with Moser and had a chance to get up close with a variety of different pieces, which pretty much sealed the deal for me.

    http://www.h-moser.com/en/collection...ight-blue-dial
    Really lovely endo - and one I've thought about myself. The thing that worried me about the watch is the size. If I remember correctly it is quite thick as well as being a bit large in terms of diameter? How does it wear?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyp View Post
    Really lovely endo - and one I've thought about myself. The thing that worried me about the watch is the size. If I remember correctly it is quite thick as well as being a bit large in terms of diameter? How does it wear?
    I'll get a thread up with some decent pics and some thoughts.
    I'm not being coy just the weather has been garbage and i really want to get pics of the dial in all its glory :)

    As for wearabiity, i measured the case with calipers quickly last night, and it was around 10.2mm (case), 14.4mm at the peak of the domed crystal. (exact figures i have written down at home)
    Unlike something like a black bay where your eye is drawn to the slab sided ness of the case, the crystal is virtually invisible (ar coated)

    As for diameter, 42.8, so its on the larger side for a "dressy sports" watch, with the thin bezel and stark contrast of the bright case v dark dial it does draw your focus to the dial and its size (i'll get pics vs, some other 43ish size watches)

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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    I'll get a thread up with some decent pics and some thoughts.
    I'm not being coy just the weather has been garbage and i really want to get pics of the dial in all its glory :)

    As for wearabiity, i measured the case with calipers quickly last night, and it was around 10.2mm (case), 14.4mm at the peak of the domed crystal. (exact figures i have written down at home)
    Unlike something like a black bay where your eye is drawn to the slab sided ness of the case, the crystal is virtually invisible (ar coated)

    As for diameter, 42.8, so its on the larger side for a "dressy sports" watch, with the thin bezel and stark contrast of the bright case v dark dial it does draw your focus to the dial and its size (i'll get pics vs, some other 43ish size watches)
    Superb, looking forward to it....though you maybe needing to wait for a while for the weather to be less garbage

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    Quote Originally Posted by endo View Post
    Postie dropped this off today!
    Gonna post up a thread with some more pics once its not overcast :)

    Ohhhh, lovely. Look forward to the full thread.

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    some 80s cool ,love it


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    Quote Originally Posted by mk1974 View Post
    some 80s cool ,love it
    I like the look of that. What are the buttons for either side of the lower lugs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lukeott View Post
    I like the look of that. What are the buttons for either side of the lower lugs?
    Nice Yema.

    If I recall, bezel lock/unlock

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    This one to mark a special occasion, later on this year.



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    I forgot to add this to the thread over the holidays... A surprise present from my wife. Love it, with a great strap as well. The quality over all really impressed me!


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    Quote Originally Posted by OliverCD View Post
    I forgot to add this to the thread over the holidays... A surprise present from my wife. Love it, with a great strap as well. The quality over all really impressed me!

    Awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sinner77 View Post
    If I recall, bezel lock/unlock
    Ah, that makes sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OliverCD View Post


    I like the matching strap.

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    How tastes change.

    Years ago I never would have bought a two tone watch. Although I did love a nice Seiko SQ100 more than 25 years ago.

    Lately I've bought a few, and I really like the CeraGold colour of the Omegas, which also suits my pasty white skin better than yellow gold.

    It's just a matter of time...

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    The Incoming / New Arrival Thread

    I picked up this a few weeks ago but had to sort out a half decent strap as it has fixed bars. Nice Art Deco feel to it and at 35mm with a very thin bezel it wears quite large for a 1930ís watch. I think it deserves a more special strap and some better photography - it really isnít as grainy as it looks.


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    Very nice - I like the lugs (although perhaps not there "fixedness"). What strap did you go for?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carlton-Browne View Post
    Very nice - I like the lugs (although perhaps not there "fixedness"). What strap did you go for?
    Thanks Alan. This one is a cheapo mock croc special salvaged from the back of the draw and given a bit of polish, that happened to be open ended. I'm thinking of having something made, maybe Martu. I'll wear it for a bit and try to make my mind up. Oddly one of Eddie's aviator straps looked quite good, something about the white stitching I think.

    I have one other Helvetia with the same lug design, also fixed, although smaller overall. They look like a transitional stage between trench watch style wire lugs and more modern 'horns'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lukeott View Post
    Ah, that makes sense.
    Yes ,push it to the left to enable the bezel to turn


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    Latest one to join the fold following a trade with Thom. My only bi metal watch and I'm loving it with the brushed links.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cat7 View Post


    Latest one to join the fold following a trade with Thom. My only bi metal watch and I'm loving it with the brushed links.


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    Suits you, sir!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thom4711 View Post
    Suits you, sir!
    Thanks Thom, wrist shot of the IWC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cat7 View Post
    Thanks Thom, wrist shot of the IWC?
    Actually kept the gmt on today, but the iwc will get some wrist time tomorrow. Hereís a photo of it in 2014 though, before it passed hands multiple times and ended up with me again!



    My first ever homing watch...

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    I think it's fair to say that your IWC is a forum sweetheart Thom. Great watch with plenty of character and solid engineering, hope you enjoy it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omegamanic View Post
    How tastes change.

    Years ago I never would have bought a two tone watch. Although I did love a nice Seiko SQ100 more than 25 years ago.

    Lately I've bought a few, and I really like the CeraGold colour of the Omegas, which also suits my pasty white skin better than yellow gold.

    Love that. Makes me want one haha

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    Thank you. It was a impulse purchase.

    Iím surprised that my Bi-metal Globemaster has all bruised centre links, but the SM300 is all polished. You would imagine that it would be the other way around - but they both work for me.
    It's just a matter of time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omegamanic View Post
    How tastes change.

    Years ago I never would have bought a two tone watch. Although I did love a nice Seiko SQ100 more than 25 years ago.

    Lately I've bought a few, and I really like the CeraGold colour of the Omegas, which also suits my pasty white skin better than yellow gold.


    Maybe it's an age thing. I really like the rose gold Panerai, Yachtmaster and some of the Omegas whereas 15 years ago I'd never have entertained the idea of buying anything but steel.

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