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BOUGHT 8 WATCHES TODAY

  1. erpin9

    erpin9 Apr 24, 2015

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    It was a crazy day today when I was offered 12 vintage watches and managed to acquire 8 pieces.

    Titus Chronograph PVD
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    Ulysse Nardin 36000
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    Seiko Single Button Chronograph 5719
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    Seiko Monaco
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    Citizen GMT World Time
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    Citizen Big Crown Diver 62-6198
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    Citizen Big Crown Diver 52-0110
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    Bulova Military
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  2. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Apr 24, 2015

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    nice
     
  3. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Apr 24, 2015

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    Geezux Khryst! EVERYBODY is on a buying spree!
     
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  4. peatnick

    peatnick Apr 24, 2015

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    I always wondered how far away tomorrow is, now I know

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    Its just past Samoa!
     
  5. timeismoney

    timeismoney Apr 24, 2015

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    Congrats! Sounds like a great day, you and @dougiedude can both attend some WA (AA for watch addicts) meetings together!:D
     
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  6. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Apr 24, 2015

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    Curious what makes that Bulova "military", other than the "surplus" case?

    Tom
     
  7. lenny

    lenny Apr 24, 2015

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    I hope I'm not being rude, but the 5719 is a Frankenstein watch. The second hand and bezel are incorrect.
     
  8. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Apr 24, 2015

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    I'm a little curious what sort of collection these fit into? Or are you just accumulating?

    Tom
     
  9. erpin9

    erpin9 Apr 24, 2015

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    The back case has specific inscriptions found in military watches.
     
  10. erpin9

    erpin9 Apr 24, 2015

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    Thanks for the concern Lenny. Yes the second hand is incorrect but I think the bezel is original. I also have a 5717 and the only difference is the 5719 has no date function. Other than that, both watches are identical. Some 5719 models also used a plastic bezel found in the 45899s. Maybe that is the bezel you are referring to?
     
  11. erpin9

    erpin9 Apr 24, 2015

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    Hi Tom, I do collect the other brands but confined mainly to chronographs, divers and world timers. Thanks.
     
  12. lenny

    lenny Apr 24, 2015

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    I'm not convinced that that particular bezel originally came with the 5719. As I understand it, the metal version of the bezel for the 5719 was black, not silver like on the 5717. Also, 5719 =\ 5717. At the very least, they have different hands and bezels.
     
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  13. Traveler

    Traveler Apr 24, 2015

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    Murky waters in UN land - they seem ripe for counterfeiters trying to capitalize on the brand's new found luxury status - I almost paid a big noob tax on one, but eBay saved my skin luckily.
     
  14. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Apr 24, 2015

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    May I see it? The dial does not conform to military specifications that I have in my watches and clocks field manual.

    Tom
     
  15. Traveler

    Traveler Apr 24, 2015

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    Apologies for cr@p photo but not in front of it right now - this is mine, which is definitely military issue - looks pretty similar to me, but I may have had too much vino ...
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  16. erpin9

    erpin9 Apr 25, 2015

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    Hmmm let me do more research on that Lenny. Below are pictures of my 5717 and 45899

    5717
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    45899
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  17. Matty01

    Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Apr 25, 2015

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    What a great haul, Lobe ghe seiko single button...
     
  18. erpin9

    erpin9 May 8, 2015

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    I normally collect vintage chronographs, divers and world timers Tom.
     
  19. rwilner

    rwilner May 9, 2015

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    Often my buying sprees are followed up shortly by selling sprees...
     
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  20. citizenrich

    citizenrich Metal Mixer! May 11, 2015

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    panic buying is a more powerful driver than panic selling...
     
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