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    Vertex M100

    Anyone on here bought, or been invited to buy One ?


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    Quote Originally Posted by OHG1X View Post
    Anyone on here bought, or been invited to buy One ?


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    I wish, you need to be connected. Which I am not.
    Seriously like the watch.

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    It has a crazy price for the sum of parts IMO (coming from the owner of the CWC reissue)
    I would like to see one in the metal though.

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    Itís 2200 Gbp I think, I might be wrong though,
    The Instagram of vertex reposting of owners posting pictures got me interested.

    Nice watch from what I have seen.

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    If youíre really interested try here, Iíve just nabbed one.

    https://shop.revolution.watch/vertex-m100.html

    I donít know if you buy through Revolution that you still get to nominate a another single buyer or not. Soon find out I suppose.

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    Seems ridiculously overpriced.

    Why buy that when you can pick up one of the original Dirty Dozen, oozing with real history, for a fraction of the price - it completely vexes me.


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    Weird this is like the 3rd time this has cropped, in the past couple of days.
    Was talking about them last night and considering one, then I noticed Jodie Kidd had one on tv this morning, and now this topic has popped up :p

    I'll admit im tempted the size and style are of interest, but i question the logevity with the bizzare distribution model.

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    The overpriced comments are valid but you could say that about the whole luxury watch industry I suppose, otherwise weíd all be wearing £10 Casio bomb makers watches ;0) Weíre all drawn to heritage, tradition and Ďthe storyí, and of course if the watch speaks to you. Horses for courses. At least we have forums like these to debate the qualities of them freely.

    The comment about the distribution system is also true, I doubt they can manage to continue with this method?

    Please donít tell me Victoria bloody Beckham has one!!!

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    I quite like it. I have a Smiths W10 which is of course smaller.

    I’d like to see one, the sales model is unusual...
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    Just read a review on the watch. It looks stunning and is certainly a style I love. Does seem a little pricey though.
    Last edited by Rmdf1960; 15th April 2018 at 20:29.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jenksruss View Post
    If you’re really interested try here, I’ve just nabbed one.

    https://shop.revolution.watch/vertex-m100.html

    I don’t know if you buy through Revolution that you still get to nominate a another single buyer or not. Soon find out I suppose.
    I noticed this morning that revolution are doing them as a very limited number.

    I look forward to hearing what you think of it. I really like the look of it.
    Last edited by pastrana72; 15th April 2018 at 21:28.

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    Not only do Revolution have x many to sell, Revolution have taken out adverts on Instagram to tell the world that they've got next to none to sell. Go figure.

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    Hamilton have nabbed the idea of moulding numerals out of lume.

    http://watchesbysjx.com/2018/04/the-...#!&gid=1&pid=3

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    Amazing looking watch, but Iím a little put off by the price but especially by the marketing/distribution. Feels like the kind of tactic that will attract the t**ts...


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    Never been called a t**t before on a forum, that’s a first. It’s ok I won’t take it to heart...I’m sure my new watch will cheer me up (or I’ll just send it back as the owner is happy to receive them back if you’re not truly impressed with the watch)
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    Quote Originally Posted by jenksruss View Post
    Never been called a t**t before on a forum, thatís a first. Itís ok I wonít take it to heart...Iím sure my new watch will cheer me up (or Iíll just send it back as the owner is happy to receive them back if youíre not truly impressed with the watch)
    Apols that was not aimed at you or anyone on this forum... i obviously donít know you. itís just that this ďexclusive club/invitation onlyĒ thing will attract people who arenít in it for the watch, but in it for the fact that itís exclusive and that they were top of some list. Or maybe Iím just envious because Iím nowhere near this? Thereís always that too :)

    In any case, enjoy your watch, it does look amazing. There should be more of these www re-issues, at lower price points and more widely available.


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    Does look very nice, but waaaaay over my budget!
    saw that Hamilton, equally appealing, but 50mm just too big imo...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derivative View Post
    Apols that was not aimed at you or anyone on this forum... i obviously don’t know you. it’s just that this “exclusive club/invitation only” thing will attract people who aren’t in it for the watch, but in it for the fact that it’s exclusive and that they were top of some list. Or maybe I’m just envious because I’m nowhere near this? There’s always that too :)

    In any case, enjoy your watch, it does look amazing. There should be more of these www re-issues, at lower price points and more widely available.


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    No worries, just puling your leg ;0)

    I'm also really interested in what they'll do next as this current marketing strategy has split opinions but also got people talking about the brand.
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    Even now you can still buy wwws at reasonable prices despite the dirty dozen hype.

    Also Omega 53 and Smiths w10s can be had at fair prices.

    Plus of course the Timezone w10s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Montello View Post
    Even now you can still buy wwws at reasonable prices despite the dirty dozen hype.

    Also Omega 53 and Smiths w10s can be had at fair prices.

    Plus of course the Timezone w10s.
    Thanks, every day is a school day.
    As far as I can tell, TF never made a w10 with a seconds subdial, or have I missed it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by sestrel View Post
    Does look very nice, but waaaaay over my budget!
    saw that Hamilton, equally appealing, but 50mm just too big imo...
    Hamilton's website indicates 38mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hocuspocus View Post
    Hamilton's website indicates 38mm.

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    I tell a lie - I may have been looking at the wrong watch. If it is 50mm I agree it's too big. I think I would rather have a Seiko 5. :gets coat:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derivative View Post
    Thanks, every day is a school day.
    As far as I can tell, TF never made a w10 with a seconds subdial, or have I missed it?


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    No they are centre seconds but otherwise similar in style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derivative View Post
    Thanks, every day is a school day.
    As far as I can tell, TF never made a w10 with a seconds subdial, or have I missed it?


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    The PRS-6 was close.

    http://forum.tz-uk.com/showthread.ph...oadarrow-PRS-6

    Dave

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    Excessive price and those "Moulded Super-LumiNova Arabic numerals" are weird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dforgrieve View Post
    Very close indeed, thanks for sharing. Starting to really warm up to these military style watches.


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