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  1. mark corrigan

    mark corrigan Aug 30, 2019

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    Hi everyone - Omega newbie here.

    I love the early 70’s Seamaster diver watches, and thought it would be cool to get one in my birth year (1972), if able to afford it.

    Any suggestions as to where I should look and how much I might expect to pay?

    Thanks in advance for any help!
     
  2. peterkirk01

    peterkirk01 Aug 30, 2019

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    A nice seamaster 120 but they are expensive and hard to find your exact year. Good luck.
     
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  3. cristos71

    cristos71 Aug 30, 2019

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    Hello Mark and welcome.

    There are very many different 1970's diver watches, ranging from the humble quartz which you can pick up for under €500, through to pro deep diver's watches which will be upwards of €5k for a good one.

    You first need to narrow your field and decide which reference(s) and budget it is that you're after.
     
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  4. mark corrigan

    mark corrigan Aug 30, 2019

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    Thanks for the reply!

    The reference number for the type I really like is : 166.137 - Cosmic 2000
     
  5. peterkirk01

    peterkirk01 Aug 30, 2019

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    I thought you said seamaster.
     
  6. Vitezi

    Vitezi Aug 30, 2019

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    Some pages from assorted 1972 catalogs, to give you a feel for what Seamasters might have been available at the time:
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  7. mark corrigan

    mark corrigan Aug 30, 2019

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    so cool. thanks so much for posting!
     
  8. JanV

    JanV Aug 30, 2019

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    Here’s a good overview of the diver Seamasters.
    I boxed in the ones you could probably find as a -72 model, but for this you need a serial of the watch your interested in to narrow it down for a specific year or two precision. Cosmic 2000’s aren’t from 1972, but at the end of the 70’ies.
     
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  9. mark corrigan

    mark corrigan Aug 30, 2019

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    thanks so much!
     
  10. cristos71

    cristos71 Aug 30, 2019

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    And a few real world pictures...

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  11. JanV

    JanV Aug 30, 2019

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    That Darth Vader is just the epitome of cool! May I ask for dibs on it, my blue dial Jedi would love the company, if one can say so. :)
     
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  12. redpcar

    redpcar Aug 30, 2019

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    Where did you get this poster? I like!
     
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  13. WatchTimes

    WatchTimes Aug 30, 2019

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    How hard is it to find a Darth Vader these days and what is the market like on them?
    I have always found them intriguing
     
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  14. joe band

    joe band Aug 30, 2019

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    as least as tough as resisting the dark side of the force.
     
  15. JanV

    JanV Aug 31, 2019

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    A bit of short google search and you will find it. Or even better and easier, i post it here. :)
     
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  16. cristos71

    cristos71 Aug 31, 2019

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    My kids, who are both major Star Wars fans, have already got Dibs on the two 145.0023's
     
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  17. JanV

    JanV Aug 31, 2019

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    And that’s how it should be, passing it thru in the family. :thumbsup: If you ever see another nice one out there, give me a shout. :)
     
  18. cristos71

    cristos71 Aug 31, 2019

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    I don't think I've seen one for sale for 3 or 4 years now, they were always very difficult to find but now supply seems to have completely dried up.
     
  19. JanV

    JanV Aug 31, 2019

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    Anakins are out there, not many a year, but they are to be found if you’re on a look out. Darth Vader’s, not seen one for long...
     
  20. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Aug 31, 2019

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    You've got a real nerve coming on this forum Corrigan!

    Not only have you betrayed Jezza numerous times by dobbing him in to Big Suze for so called "betrayals", you've also treated Sophie like shit, absolute shit, and there's no excuse for that!

    I hope Jeff comes along and punches you right on your big pointy nose.

    And in answer to your question:

    I think you should have a good hard look at yourself Corrigan, and forget all about Sophe, she's too darn good for you!
     
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