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    now arrived - 126711 CHNR - pics

    Paid for. Bunking off work tomorrow for half day (using up some annual leave), going to a dealership to pick up something rather special. Steve knows what it is so he can't guess but - what do others think? List price is less than £11K so its not super expensive. Quite special and not seen too much of in this parish. This has lead to my rash of posts on SC - where you can grab a bargain or two!

    Only twelve hours before I see it in the flesh.

    Night Night.

    Martyn
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    A blancpain 50 fathoms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 893bet View Post
    A blancpain 50 fathoms.
    Think he’s had one of them.

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    JC DS

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    Rolex gmt steel and gold root beer would be my guess

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spacemaster View Post
    Rolex gmt steel and gold root beer would be my guess
    Uncanny - out of all the watches in all the world

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    G shock

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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonNeil View Post
    G shock
    No. I have one of those see reply above. Nice try though !
    Last edited by MartynJC (UK); 11th March 2019 at 09:26.

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    One of these.

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    I recently had a little more than that available to spend and though of a 50 fathoms.....ended up with a new bathroom, shower room and daughters bedroom redecorated !

    Looking forward to the big reveal!


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    First shot


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    lovely. It's all opinion of course but to me this trumps the Pepsi and that takes some doing.

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    very very nice .....and with stickers ...very rare


    enjoy

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    Looks good. This and the other TT GMT-IIC are the only two-tone watches I would consider getting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MartynJC (UK) View Post
    First shot

    Stunning, really stunning that one! So classy and definitely all the better for not many people having one. Very impressed with your taste. Don't you also have a two tone SMP?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MartynJC (UK) View Post
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    That's beautiful, jealousy is raging!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russ View Post
    lovely. It's all opinion of course but to me this trumps the Pepsi and that takes some doing.
    I agree, came to the same conclusion when I had a chance to compare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russ View Post
    lovely. It's all opinion of course but to me this trumps the Pepsi and that takes some doing.
    Agree. That looks the mutz nutz!

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    Interesting! Could be my phone screen, but the gold looks quite subdued. Is it not your 'in your face' yellow gold of old? Is it a more rose gold?

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    Not for me I'm afraid. The rose gold certainly looks better than most TT's as it's far more subtle but I always think, Arab, Gangster, Poker player or Del boy when I see one......

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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonNeil View Post
    Interesting! Could be my phone screen, but the gold looks quite subdued. Is it not your 'in your face' yellow gold of old? Is it a more rose gold?
    It is rose gold ‘Roselor’ not yellow gold. Good spot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by manganr View Post
    Not for me I'm afraid. The rose gold certainly looks better than most TT's as it's far more subtle but I always think, Arab, Gangster, Poker player or Del boy when I see one......
    Who says I’m not an Arabian gangsta?

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    Quote Originally Posted by manganr View Post
    Arab, Gangster, Poker Player, Del Boy.
    One of John le Carre's less successful novels

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedy2254 View Post
    That's beautiful, jealousy is raging!
    I’m not typically a Rolex boy but I do like a GMT and that one is the business


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    Quote Originally Posted by MartynJC (UK) View Post
    Who says I’m not an Arabian gangsta?
    I do.
    Die Zeit verwandelt uns nicht, sie entfaltet uns nur.

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    Congrats. If it matters, your sn’s showing...

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    That's bloody lovely, Martyn.

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    Nice

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    It’s a stunning watch, congrats :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    One of John le Carre's less successful novels

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    Very nice, think I tried one at a Rolex event late last year and of everything that was there this was the one I would have brought home, loved it! Enjoy.

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    An excellent watch. Congratulations.👍

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    Rolex do rose gold very well, enjoy your new peice.

    Tony

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    Absolutely gorgeous combination of the bezel colour and rose gold case, congratulations.
    Can I ask what the waiting time is for one of these please? - apologies if this has already been asked.

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    I think I could love that forever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MartynJC (UK) View Post
    It is rose gold ‘Roselor’ not yellow gold. Good spot.
    Roselor. p'raps it should be 'Rosex' Whatever you call it, its a pretty colur and the watch is lovely, hope you enjoy it!

    DOes it have noticeably more heft than a SS GMT?

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    'List price is less than £11K so its not super expensive'

    Love it....lucky man :-)

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    Lovely watch, congratulations on your purchase.

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    Let me know if you need any other predictions of your future watch purchases 😀

    That really does look good, I look forward to the more detailed review 😊

    Quote Originally Posted by MartynJC (UK) View Post
    Uncanny - out of all the watches in all the world

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    Quote Originally Posted by ataripower View Post
    'List price is less than £11K so its not super expensive'

    Love it....lucky man :-)
    Yes I thought that, wish I lived in that world. :(
    Looking forward to a detailed review Martyn - when you get round to taking the stickers off.......

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    Not super rich myself - I'm having to sacrifice 2 or 3 pieces in my little collection to fund this one piece - what starts in the collection stays in the collection. I think this is a case of 'less is more'. Comments about 'just' £11K were in jest and in the spirit of the forum!

    To answer a few questions -

    - not much 'heft' difference to a steel version - but rests very easy on the wrist - not sure if it is an illusion but seems to hug the wrist very well - maybe slightly re-designed lugs from the x1xxx versions?
    - wait time - not sure as I had a top off from a forum member and jumped at the chance! The AD said this was the first one through the door but I think Hayward did mention supply may be getting better
    - stickers - I may do a Youtube streaming session by invitation only - pay per view and all proceeds go to Eddies fund - kinda a watch stripper channel - who would pay a £5 to watch me take the stickers off for a good cause?

    Oh - more pics?









    There you go!

    Martyn
    Last edited by MartynJC (UK); 11th March 2019 at 23:35.

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    Congrats, Martyn! It is a lovely watch. A minor point though: Rolesor is their term for anything two tone, but the actual gold they use on the CHNR is Everose. But you already knew that!

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    I’d love to see those colours on a jubilee. Looks very nice on the oyster too mind you :)
    It's just a matter of time...

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    Stunning watch, probably my favourite in the current Rolex lineup. Congrats.


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    Looks great. The dark horse of the 2018 releases I would suggest!

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    That is a belter, my favourite of the 2018 Rollys

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    Stunning! Congrats. Can we see some more pics, please? :)

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    I'm so jealous! I'm still waiting for mine. Was meant to be in time for Xmas but my AD hasn't had any delivery of the root beer since Nov.

    Looking at yours just makes me so anxious.

    Enjoy the best release of Rolex 2018... Sorry pepsi fanboys, the 3 colour of the pepsi just didn't do anything for me. Black dial with blue and red bezel just doesn't work in my eyes... I've got my flamesuit on!

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    Very very nice. I want to see one in the flesh. I'd sooner have this than spend double rrp on a blnr or pepsi!

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