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  1. As a keeper - Rolex make beautiful watches...

    As a keeper - Rolex make beautiful watches ....... and their SS Sports models are superb

    Investment - buy most other brands at the "market" price point of a LNIB Rolex SS and you will loose at...
  2. There's a LNIB Batman on here for...

    There's a LNIB Batman on here for £10,750..........you can spend that on a new Omega .........which would you have?
  3. looks a nice watch, but it just seems too...

    looks a nice watch, but it just seems too expensive to me.............

    I alway thought Omega's were in the £3,500 to £5k price range...........and even £5k seems expensive for an Omega
  4. it's a self induced frustration there are...

    it's a self induced frustration

    there are always LNIB Rolex Sports watches for sale in the aftermarket - just assume that the asking price is the Rolex retail and compare this with what you can...
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    I think "Zimbe" means Shark in Thai and the Thai...

    I think "Zimbe" means Shark in Thai and the Thai models will have a shark engraving on the caseback - just guessing, don't know for sure

    sorry for my 2,000 mistake - looking at my notes I had 200...
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    Is it the model sold in the German market,...

    Is it the model sold in the German market, SLA015, a LE of 2,000 pieces or the SLA013J1 sold in the Thai market, limited to 222 pieces?

    I never been able to see the differences between the two,...
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    Thanks - I think a mint SBDX001 is now worth...

    Thanks - I think a mint SBDX001 is now worth "tucking away" for the future ......they are such great watches to wear - just "tough" chunks of a watch
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    017 for me today and for a few weeks ...

    017 for me today and for a few weeks

    http://www.wenltd.co.uk/TZ/017_14th.jpg
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    Considering the value of the watch I would try to...

    Considering the value of the watch I would try to do the job yourself - there are probably a few tutorials on utube

    There are some good aftermarket inserts out there........ the cheap ones at £7...
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    My preferences have changed - I don't prefer the...

    My preferences have changed - I don't prefer the beautiful shiny Rolex sports watches anymore - I may have done at one time, but not anymore, and the visit to the local AD's made me realise that for...
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    did you want a 7002 with an AM bezel for any...

    did you want a 7002 with an AM bezel for any particular reason?

    or was it the price?

    unserviced they usually sell on eBay for about £100

    I bought this recently for £110, really for the...
  12. Thread: No Seiko. No!

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    It'll match someones outfit

    It'll match someones outfit
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    Uncle Seiko - they are very good - I got a few...

    Uncle Seiko - they are very good - I got a few and the V2 rubbers are very comfortable, a good size, (not too long), and they seems to "grip" if you want a looser fit, i.e. one hole more than tight
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    I'd certainly now rather wear my 50 year old 5513...

    I'd certainly now rather wear my 50 year old 5513 or any one of my older Seiko's - I bought the watch "as new" and just a few months old as I could not get a brand new watch at the time - just none...
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    7025-8099 with original Bracelet & end links ...

    7025-8099 with original Bracelet & end links

    http://www.wenltd.co.uk/TZ/7025-809LS.jpg
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    small thin laminated, but bends easily - fits in...

    small thin laminated, but bends easily - fits in the inside of the green pouch
    (on the reverse, jut says it's guaranteed for 2 years etc..)

    http://www.wenltd.co.uk/TZ/Card.jpg
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    it's the first service it's had - it was running...

    it's the first service it's had - it was running within spec, but since it is now 11 years old I thought that is should be serviced
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    Just got my 16610 back from RSC

    it's a 2008 watch.........I've always looked after it so it was in vgc..............but after their £580 "service" it looks brand new

    the Service Card is now just a small rectangular piece of card...
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    7548-7000 - made in 1980 ...

    7548-7000 - made in 1980

    http://www.wenltd.co.uk/TZ/7548-7000_TZ_3.jpg
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    it's now just terrible - it pains me to watch any...

    it's now just terrible - it pains me to watch any of the three ........ now a "must avoid" ........even though tempted in the hope that it would improve, programme
  21. IMHO, the restoration of the outer minute markers...

    IMHO, the restoration of the outer minute markers does not look very good, they seem to dominate, not it a good way, the look of the dial - are the black painted markers all of the same thickness,...
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    Lovely re-issue but I'm surprised that Seiko did...

    Lovely re-issue but I'm surprised that Seiko did not use the original script Water XXXm Resist and instead have used Diver's 200m
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    Have you looked at Uncle Seiko - does he do...

    Have you looked at Uncle Seiko - does he do bracelets for modern Seiko's - I think that he does for a couple of models

    they have a UK site and delivery is almost next day

    I have a few of his...
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    Thanks being used to the 6309, it surprised me...

    Thanks

    being used to the 6309, it surprised me when it "hacked" - then I looked it up and discovered that there are two movements

    I'll send it to Guy in a few months for him to service - but...
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    new to me, thanks to the Forum Uncle Seiko...

    new to me, thanks to the Forum

    Uncle Seiko tyre tread

    http://www.wenltd.co.uk/TZ/6105.jpg
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