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ali355

69 posts

51 months

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Same as most days, this is almost a year old now!

traffman

1,536 posts

89 months

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Thats v nice sir.

FreeLitres

3,390 posts

57 months

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Seamaster 300m Auto 2254.50

I have a Seiko Black Monster on it's way for January too!

GTO Scott

2,601 posts

104 months

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Sunday 1st January 2012 quote quote all
My trusty G-Shock:



Hopefully a Citizen Eco-Drive Skyhawk AT will join it soon.

(Edit - found a pic of my watch rather than a generic catalogue pic).

Edited by GTO Scott on Sunday 1st January 17:00

Apache

38,617 posts

164 months

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FreeLitres said:
Seamaster 300m Auto 2254.50

I have a Seiko Black Monster on it's way for January too!
I had the mid sized version, wish I still did
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Nattyboy888

153 posts

37 months

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Saw in the year in my Fortis Ducati Corse (1 of a 1000 run) for a change..crappy mobile pic incoming !!

Happy new year everyone..

Boba Fatt

42 posts

50 months

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Crap phone pic (taken on xmas day.....sorry) My first Seiko and couldn't be happier


Apache

38,617 posts

164 months

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Boba Fatt said:
Crap phone pic (taken on xmas day.....sorry) My first Seiko and couldn't be happier

what model is that?

Adrian W

9,066 posts

108 months

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Happy new year chaps


ChrisDT

1,422 posts

70 months

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My 1st New Seiko


Chicane-UK

3,200 posts

65 months

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Still with my trusty Seiko Arctura 5M42-0E39. I ordered a Mondaine Automatic before christmas but the jeweller doesn't seem to have got it in yet, cause still no bloody call frown

nocarjames

1,171 posts

38 months

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Chicane-UK said:


Still with my trusty Seiko Arctura 5M42-0E39. I ordered a Mondaine Automatic before christmas but the jeweller doesn't seem to have got it in yet, cause still no bloody call frown
Not seen one of them for a while, got one for my 15th birthday present, 13 years ago. smile

Chicane-UK

3,200 posts

65 months

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nocarjames said:
Not seen one of them for a while, got one for my 15th birthday present, 13 years ago. smile
You still got yours then? smile

I bought this for myself about 12 years ago funnily enough. After about 6 or so years I started to notice the capacitor was on the way out and it was losing charge overnight and I got bored of resetting the time so shoved it in a drawer and forgot about it.

I started to get into watches a bit in the last few years and decided to dig this out to be the start of a collection and got it serviced (at an exorbitant cost) and now it's back in use as my daily watch. It's also just had go to back to Seiko after I dropped it from head height onto a tiled floor.. all that happened was the second hand detached itself from the main shaft and was spinning freely.. quickly repaired though now and all in working order. So all in all, this watch owes me quite a few hundred quid but I doubt I'll ever part with it, as it's a bit uncommon and still looks quite good!

The only thing letting it down is the condition of the face / crystal - lots of scratches, etc. I noticed a chap on eBay does a refurb job for £22 specifically for this watch so I think that's on the cards next to freshen it up smile

Link below for the faceplate refurb if you're interested..

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SEIKO-Arctura-Faceplate-...

Edited by Chicane-UK on Sunday 1st January 22:06

Speedracer329

1,242 posts

57 months

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It has been very wet here in Poole today, so I used that as a reason to wear this new piece smile




CardShark

2,485 posts

59 months

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Apache said:
Boba Fatt said:
Crap phone pic (taken on xmas day.....sorry) My first Seiko and couldn't be happier

what model is that?
http://www.creationwatches.com/products/seiko-diver-s-60/seiko-kinetic-diver-s-ska371p1-ska371p-ska371-200m-watch-1235.html

Creation, as ever, are the cheapest place by a mile for these though if you want to try before you buy have a look in Ernest Jones, quite a few of their stores stock them - their price is about double though!

Ray Luxury-Yacht

7,665 posts

96 months

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My lovely Seamaster Chronometer, bought on a whim in 2000, still going strong. Had the poor girl serviced last month out of a sense of extreme guilt as you're supposed to do it every five years!

Luckily the service tech said the internals were still as good as new.

I've never known a mechanical movement keep time like it, loses no more than 2 or 3 minutes a month, which I think is pretty good, don't you?

Now looking a little 'patinated', but not bad for a watch I wear every single day - that's 8,030 times I've put on and removed this watch, with about 48,180 hours of use on my wrist! I'm impressed, anyway.

Can't beleive how much these are new now, retailing at £2,500 - I paid £1100 for it 11 years ago. So possibly the only consumer purchase thing I've ever bought which hasn't depreciated like ice cream in the sun, lol!




Debaser

1,651 posts

141 months

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Adrian W said:
Happy new year chaps

Nice watch.

I'm wearing mine today (but it's an old picture).


Eighteeteewhy

6,795 posts

48 months

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GTO Scott said:
My trusty G-Shock:



Hopefully a Citizen Eco-Drive Skyhawk AT will join it soon.

(Edit - found a pic of my watch rather than a generic catalogue pic).

Edited by GTO Scott on Sunday 1st January 17:00
Snap!

Had mine for Xmas, it replaces another G-Shock that didn't miss a beat in 15years smile



And for when a G-Shock just won't do...


Mats

245 posts

122 months

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This was an impulse purchase in December. It's a little bling but is very comfortable to wear. My usual daily is a monaco.

Eighteeteewhy

6,795 posts

48 months

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Mats said:


This was an impulse purchase in December. It's a little bling but is very comfortable to wear. My usual daily is a monaco.
Sorted that for you smile

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