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Anyone have an exact birth date watch? Here's my SM300...

  1. Kiwibloke

    Kiwibloke Jul 24, 2020

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    Finding or having a birth year watch seems to be a reasonably common goal... I don't suspect many would ever set about looking for one produced on your exact birth day/month/year - what are the chances? Well - it happened in my case on this very forum - and with a reference that I love the look of as well - Seamaster 300 CK 14755 (yep - older than I'd like to be...). I don't know how unusual this is (and I'm sure many don't care) - but interested if there are others out there - please let us know! (still deciding strap or bracelet...)

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  2. mr_yossarian

    mr_yossarian Jul 24, 2020

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    Would like that a lot, but I was born on a Saturday..the closest I ever got was the following Monday.:) Great watch you bought from Nico.
     
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  3. Charlemagne1333

    Charlemagne1333 Jul 24, 2020

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    Neat touch, and a lovely timepiece

    I’ll never find an exact birth year watch, as I was born on a public holiday. Not the greatest fan of contrasting thread, but the colour of that leather suits it very well, in my opinion

    Have a good one
     
  4. Kiwibloke

    Kiwibloke Jul 24, 2020

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    I wasn’t even thinking about birth year, let alone the actual date - but to see it on the extract alongside a nice watch, I crumbled in the end!
     
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  5. killer67

    killer67 Jul 24, 2020

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    Haven’t been anywhere close to a the right month. Very lucky and a great watch to boot
     
  6. Kiwibloke

    Kiwibloke Jul 24, 2020

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    It was was a reference - alongside the 165.014 - that I had been thinking about; then had double-take at the date on the extract... didn’t think I’d come across that again...
     
  7. jeppehh

    jeppehh Jul 24, 2020

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    Let’s see a picture next to the 165.024 that you bought recently. What a pair!
     
  8. Engee

    Engee Jul 24, 2020

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    I'm on the lookout for a birth year watch but not patient enough to look for a birth date watch. Even if I were offered a birth month watch I would turn it down for a better example from another time in that year, because ultimately, I want a nice watch with a little bit of personal connection, not a lot of personal connection.

    Love your Seamaster 300, by the way. I'm hoping to find a nice 1963 Railmaster or Rolex Datejust, erring towards the Railmaster at the moment, but need to gather some more funds first.
     
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  9. RCAFBuster

    RCAFBuster Jul 24, 2020

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    The closest I've gotten so far is my Speedmaster 2998-4 is three weeks older than myself.

    Cheers,

    Buster
     
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  10. Kiwibloke

    Kiwibloke Jul 25, 2020

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    The Seamaster 14755 and 165.024... pretty happy!
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  11. amcclell

    amcclell Jul 25, 2020

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    I have 2 Omega watches that are from 1963, the year that I was born. A solid 18k Century with a 269 calibre and a 136.005 Seamaster stainless with a 610. I love them both.
     
  12. ngo516

    ngo516 Jul 25, 2020

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    That’s a killer pair. I need a 300 in my life.
     
  13. MikiJ

    MikiJ Likes songs about Purple spices Jul 25, 2020

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    I'm pretty sure that BatDad has a beautiful 145.022-68 with an Extract showing it very close to his birth date.
     
  14. Taddyangle

    Taddyangle Convicted Invicta Wearer Jul 25, 2020

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    No birth year watch for me yet. Was hoping my Ed White was going to be it, but it was 1967.

    I did see a Seamaster 300 that was my exact date of birth, but just didn't have any love for it due to it's condition.

    At this point, id probably need to use my 1967 Ed White as trade bait for a 1966 Speedmaster.
     
  15. Kiwibloke

    Kiwibloke Jul 25, 2020

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    [QUOTE="Taddyangle, post: 1558692, member:

    I did see a Seamaster 300 that was my exact date of birth, but just didn't have any love for it due to it's condition..[/QUOTE]
    The 14755 has a restored bezel which reduces its desirability to an extent but didn’t think I’ll find another one...
     
  16. OmegaP99

    OmegaP99 Jul 25, 2020

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    I would be very happy if I found something like this, but I also tend to let fate lead me and don't search them out. If we were meant to be then we will find one another.
     
  17. BradleyJ.

    BradleyJ. Jul 25, 2020

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    If I seen a watch for sale that even mention the year it was made it was just that..... just the year. Narrowing it down to the exact day would be quite the task.
     
  18. Kiwibloke

    Kiwibloke Aug 1, 2020

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    I certainly never went looking for it - I had already landed a 165.024 as above and was on the lookout for an earlier generation Seamaster (165.014 or 14755) and this just was there. The birth date did clinch it for me tho...!
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