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tanwill
17th September 2012, 10:14
I got this from a trade. The dial has some discolouration at 4pm.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0775.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0772.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0776.jpg

redmonaco
4th October 2012, 10:41
Original PRS-3

Owned 5 of these over the years, wish I'd kept the last one...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y239/Redmonaco/PRS3.jpg

Paul J
7th October 2012, 14:01
Sweet! Looks like a tough old campaigner!

mark.1
12th October 2012, 10:35
Wow these are looking very nice watches with high qualities. The owner of these watches must have invested big investment in making these watches because without making any big investment and ideal marketing strategies a business can not be even successful. Heavy investment in any business and correct marketing strategies and target marketing makes a business well established.

TaketheCannoli
31st October 2012, 23:17
Wow these are looking very nice watches with high qualities. The owner of these watches must have invested big investment in making these watches because without making any big investment and ideal marketing strategies a business can not be even successful. Heavy investment in any business and correct marketing strategies and target marketing makes a business well established.

Random or what?:wacky:

gray
9th November 2012, 11:54
Random or what?:wacky:


Random is as random does :single_eye:

bobc
11th November 2012, 22:37
Heres my Broadarrow PRS3, its the only Broadarrow I have owned and its a keeper.





http://i801.photobucket.com/albums/yy295/bobcav1/BobsHoliday063.jpg

tanwill
23rd November 2012, 10:24
I got this from a trade. The dial has some discolouration at 4pm.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0775.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0772.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0776.jpg

Post clearer picture. Now the 4pm stain becomes more obvious .... sigh.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0011.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0012.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a267/xzqt/IMGP0016.jpg

seadog1408
23rd November 2012, 11:13
Very nice watch, pity about the marks, wouldn't put me off wearing it though!!!!!!

TaketheCannoli
24th November 2012, 00:00
Random is as random does :single_eye:

Correct and demonstrated by rhubarb :cupcake:

davidsm
26th November 2012, 21:52
and here's mine

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr318/DavidMallalieu/watchmatters/1467473771_9e1a3f8613.jpg

definitely a keeper!

regards,
David

andy tims
26th November 2012, 22:14
Past

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v726/andytims/Watches/DSC_2939_edited-1.jpg

Current

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v726/andytims/Watches/_DSC4654.jpg

crazyhaggid
2nd December 2012, 01:26
they look cracking!

Auto
8th December 2012, 16:16
They look really nice, propper working watches for man stuff!

kokolino23
8th December 2012, 17:46
the future is bright, the future is orange. lovely watch, I must admit

13aines
10th February 2013, 13:23
Very nice looking watches. Look of good quality.

Where is the best place to find one? An eBay search didn't turn up much...

Papi
10th March 2013, 16:02
great watches!

JAMP0T1
5th April 2013, 21:11
WOW great watches

Fschwep
27th October 2013, 12:19
Very nice looking watches. Look of good quality.

Where is the best place to find one? An eBay search didn't turn up much...

As many long-time users of this forum know, the Broadarrows were the original brand of military-style watches registered by our host. He had to stop selling them after a long legal battle with Omega (rather, with a US law firm who hoped to make money by inciting Omega to pretend they owned the brand name). 'Broad Arrow' was informally used by watch owners to designate certain Omega models that carried the arrow logo, which historically designates all sorts of military equipment as being owned by or built for the British Crown. (Omega, like many watch makers, at some point provided watches to the British military). Only our host, Eddy Paatts, ever registered the word 'Broadarrow' as a real watch brand, but being small he had to give up his legal battle with Omega. Thus, production of Broadarrows was halted and most models unintentionally ended up as very limited series. For instance, of the PRS-3 in its different variants (steel/black dial, black PVD/black dial...) only a few hundred were ever made and of each version only about 75 or so exist (the black PVD/black dial version was sold as the PRS-4 but is marked as PRS-3 on the back). To say that these are extremely rare is an understatement. Several models were re-issued, sometimes improved, as Precistas. For instance, the Precista version of the PRS-3 has a larger case, the PRS-10b has a screwed crown and screwed back plus a lithium-powered movement, and so forth. Descriptions of most models can still be found in the archives of this forum or on the site of Timefactors.
Don't count much on PRS-3s (the real ones, not cheap Asian look alikes) or other Broadarrows showing up on eBay or anywhere else for sale. Once production was halted I suppose very few owners sold the ones they had at the time, as they are just excellent tool watches that suddenly got the aura of exclusivity.
Personally I own a PRS-4 (black PVD PRS-4 with black dial) and wear it about every other day. After six years or so of hard use it still looks good and is on its first lithium battery. :-) And I know I wear something far more exclusive than most big-brand 'limited series' watches of which in reality, thousands were sold.

Dr_Niss
27th October 2013, 18:36
Very nice looking watches. Look of good quality.

Where is the best place to find one? An eBay search didn't turn up much...

Keep looking, this one turned up on ebay recently

http://i936.photobucket.com/albums/ad206/Dr_Niss/watch%20Misc/20130918_170000_zps1ebefec2.jpg (http://s936.photobucket.com/user/Dr_Niss/media/watch%20Misc/20130918_170000_zps1ebefec2.jpg.html)

msm5
30th October 2013, 07:41
I still wear my PRS-11 on a PVD bracelet...always loved that one and I've never seen another around.

http://i981.photobucket.com/albums/ae295/distals/E039D2A9-27E9-42B8-87B8-297EB4640178_zps8slfrk2o.jpg

TAG0001
2nd November 2013, 23:30
There is one on the bay right now

jivaka
24th November 2013, 22:44
Keep looking, this one turned up on ebay recently

http://i936.photobucket.com/albums/ad206/Dr_Niss/watch%20Misc/20130918_170000_zps1ebefec2.jpg (http://s936.photobucket.com/user/Dr_Niss/media/watch%20Misc/20130918_170000_zps1ebefec2.jpg.html)

nice use of a peak flow meter