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    Maybe I should cross out the service number for...

    Maybe I should cross out the service number for security purposes :smug:
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    No actually, on an episode of 'Dr Who' there were...

    No actually, on an episode of 'Dr Who' there were two Dave's, to distinguish the two they were nicknamed Proper Dave and Other Dave. On another forum I'm on there is a well known John so I decided to...
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    Yep, spot on with that, 505 troop.

    Yep, spot on with that, 505 troop.
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    Again it means posting to the UK but I have had...

    Again it means posting to the UK but I have had good results from this Omega approved service center.

    https://swisstimeservices.co.uk/

    Otherjohn
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    Great to see so many Tuna's on here, Here is...

    Great to see so many Tuna's on here,

    Here is my two modern ones, buying more could easily become bad (good?) habbit:

    https://i.imgur.com/APRlFtb.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/atuFwBs.jpg

    Oh and...
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    Great looking watch, you must be really happy. ...

    Great looking watch, you must be really happy.

    I have two and have a similar issue with the bracelet sizing on one, the half link is still a little large and I find it too slack with it and too...
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    2002 Citizen Mission Antarctica: ...

    2002 Citizen Mission Antarctica:

    https://i.imgur.com/kBygLG0.jpg
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    Nice watch, I had this one but moved it on after...

    Nice watch, I had this one but moved it on after about a year:

    https://i.imgur.com/0QDPaDr.jpg

    Other John
  9. This is my view: ...

    This is my view:

    https://i.imgur.com/nH38fC7.png
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    [QUOTE=Dent99;5386177] To be fair Rolex...

    To be fair Rolex watches are mostly at a different price point to the OP's £600 Omega SMP.

    As an example I recently sent my wife's Rolex Datejust to an Authorised Swiss watch service center (not...
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    I probably will check the situation when things...

    I probably will check the situation when things get back to new normal. I don't want one enough to pay over RRP and don't have any spending history with them. No harm in trying though.

    Otherjohn
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    Good video review, caught my attention as I...

    Good video review, caught my attention as I already own a couple of Seiko Tuna's and I have the Sinn UX on my radar as one possible future purchase post lockdown.

    I'm drawn to the Sinn if I'm...
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    Maybe a little off topic but my friend placed a...

    Maybe a little off topic but my friend placed a deposit on an AMG GT from Mercedes. 3 Months after his delivery date he asked for a refund on the basis they had not fulfilled the contract. His...
  14. Thanks, but I'm a relative newbie on this forum...

    Thanks, but I'm a relative newbie on this forum and have to wait patiently until I'm allowed on the sales corner.
  15. Hi, Great looking watch and thanks for the...

    Hi,

    Great looking watch and thanks for the useful info.

    I've been offered one from the US but with current exchange rates/paypal fees and the current postage situation I sadly had to decline...
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    [QUOTE=Dent99;5384059]I always find it weird that...

    [QUOTE=Dent99;5384059]I always find it weird that so many complain of the prices of trying to source these bits from anyone other than Omega. Of course they will be expensive if they are hard to...
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    I asked my local Rolex AD, Laings, Southampton if...

    I asked my local Rolex AD, Laings, Southampton if I could go on the waiting list for a Daytona last year. Sales person told me the waiting list was closed as it was now over 10 years wait!

    None...
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    Last time I looked Cousin's had bezels listed at...

    Last time I looked Cousin's had bezels listed at £369, they were previously around £250! The bezel and insert come as one piece. I haven't so far found another source at a better price. I had price...
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    Good effort Royal ; )

    Good effort Royal ; )
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    Fantastic watch and I'm also blown away by those...

    Fantastic watch and I'm also blown away by those great photos.

    Can I ask what camera(s) you use?

    Otherjohn
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    I would be tempted to buy an Omega Seamaster. ...

    I would be tempted to buy an Omega Seamaster.

    I bought his one last month from est1897 for £1400, Private sale maybe cheaper. If you wait I expect there will be a short term dip in prices but in...
  22. Which strap for a watch with fixed curved bars?

    I have this nice gold manual wind watch from long extinct Swiss watchmaker Excalibur. It hasn't been worn since the original strap expired 20 years ago. I can find glue on straps but can't find a...
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    I'm sure I'm not alone, and we have all often...

    I'm sure I'm not alone, and we have all often looked at our collection(s) and had thoughts about which one we would keep if they all had to go?
    These current times also makes us consider what is...
  24. The owner was a former COMEX diver and spent 35...

    The owner was a former COMEX diver and spent 35 years diving for living. He bought the SD in 1984 after swapping his 1665 Comex for an underwater camera!

    He now knows that was a bum deal.
  25. Yes, just like that. I know its silly, but I...

    Yes, just like that.

    I know its silly, but I hardly ever buy a new watch and getting some extra packaging was the icing on the cake for me.

    Otherjohn
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