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Ferret619

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Not nearly as exciting but I’m considering an Orient Bambino.
Gen 2 version 2 its such a beautiful watch and just having the G shock has me a lil blue.
 

eggbert

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So, Seiko discontinued the SKX.
Off the back of this news I pulled the trigger on a used 007.

Every day we stray further from god.
Did you see the Seiko turtle posted on OzBargain over the weekend for $329? Good value if you like a Seiko dive watch.
Thought about it myself but realised I rarely wear the watches I already own these days.

The skxs rose in price quite considerably a few years back (not helped by the aud losing parity against the usd) so I never got around to buying one. You used to see both rubber and bracelet versions around $150-170, but I see on eBay they are $350+!
 

Ferret619

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Did you see the Seiko turtle posted on OzBargain over the weekend for $329? Good value if you like a Seiko dive watch.
Thought about it myself but realised I rarely wear the watches I already own these days.

The skxs rose in price quite considerably a few years back (not helped by the aud losing parity against the usd) so I never got around to buying one. You used to see both rubber and bracelet versions around $150-170, but I see on eBay they are $350+!
I was watching a used one on a rubber strap- it went for 290 yesterday, no box or anything!

I skipped the turtle as the case is kinda meh in my opinion..
 
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Ferret619

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Have to say I’m thrilled to have an SKX back in the collection, they are just a charming watch.
I’ve told my wife that next up is a Rolex Datejust with the fluted bezel.. she was not agreeable.
 

Mark1966

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I found a used one I like at $10k which now I catch myself saying “oh, that’s a bargain”
Perhaps if I tell the wife is really like the Patek but can settle...
I got my Speedy via this group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/926637504080161 much the same offerings on https://www.facebook.com/groups/sydneyfinewatches

I was in the Canberra Centre and noticed that Watches of Switzerland is coming to Canberra - https://www.watchswiss.com/contact/canberra/

Australia’s family-owned luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland is pleased to announce the opening of its first boutique in Canberra this coming October.

Situated in the Canberra Centre, Watches of Switzerland expands its exclusive portfolio of prestige brands over 5 boutiques across the country. The 135 square-metre boutique offers an inviting setting for discerning clients to discover an impressive selection of luxury timepieces.

The team at Watches of Switzerland is excited to present Canberra with an exceptional range of fine watches including the likes of Rolex, Breitling, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, TAG Heuer and Tudor.

This upcoming commitment heightens the importance and confidence in Canberra within the Australian market. The company continues to cultivate prosperous relationships with its current and future clients for the past 22 years and counting.

Shop CF30 Canberra Centre
148 Bunda St
Canberra 2601, ACT
Email: canberra@watchswiss.com
 

Ferret619

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I got my Speedy via this group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/926637504080161 much the same offerings on https://www.facebook.com/groups/sydneyfinewatches

I was in the Canberra Centre and noticed that Watches of Switzerland is coming to Canberra - https://www.watchswiss.com/contact/canberra/

Australia’s family-owned luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland is pleased to announce the opening of its first boutique in Canberra this coming October.

Situated in the Canberra Centre, Watches of Switzerland expands its exclusive portfolio of prestige brands over 5 boutiques across the country. The 135 square-metre boutique offers an inviting setting for discerning clients to discover an impressive selection of luxury timepieces.

The team at Watches of Switzerland is excited to present Canberra with an exceptional range of fine watches including the likes of Rolex, Breitling, Cartier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, TAG Heuer and Tudor.

This upcoming commitment heightens the importance and confidence in Canberra within the Australian market. The company continues to cultivate prosperous relationships with its current and future clients for the past 22 years and counting.

Shop CF30 Canberra Centre
148 Bunda St
Canberra 2601, ACT
Email: canberra@watchswiss.com
Mark.. please don’t do this to me.

On the speedy, hows it going? I was actually thinking while I fondled my skx that a seamaster would be perfectly acceptable.
 

Mark1966

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Mark.. please don’t do this to me.

On the speedy, hows it going? I was actually thinking while I fondled my skx that a seamaster would be perfectly acceptable.
Love my Speedy, a little bit of history. Become pretty much my daily watch.
 

Ferret619

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