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  1. sky21

    sky21 Mar 22, 2016

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    With all the prolific collectors on this forum I was just wondering if anyone either has or knows someone who has a complete set of each reference of vintage Speedmasters? I saw on speedmaster101.com that there are 31, or 33 if you include the two LE, that need to be collected. Anybody have that many Speedys? Anybody close to complete and just missing a few? What's the most that anyone has, any guesses?
     
  2. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Mar 22, 2016

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    The 33 includes all the executions, but not the exotic dials.

    So four 2915's, two 105.002's.

    I figured anyone doing it would slot the exotic dials in the 33. That is, the racing dial on a 145.012, as the -67 and -68 are identical.

    And the blue service dial could be on one of the 105.003's.

    So anyone done it yet?
     
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  3. sky21

    sky21 Mar 22, 2016

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    Ok, sorry I messed up the numbers, I'm just curious with all the buzz surrounding them recently if anyone has got them all. Gotta put a plug in for your website too, incredibly detailed and helpful to a noobie, well to anyone really, who is interested in these watches. A great resource and fantastic photos too!!
     
  4. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Mar 22, 2016

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    I'm not even close, and, well, I'll never do it.

    I bet more than one member has though, or at least, VERY close...
     
  5. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Mar 22, 2016

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    It's not possible because Speedmaster101.com keeps coming up with more permutations.

    Somehow the number seems to keep growing. Even though there is a 2915-1,2 and 3, there are now 4 2915s. But wait, there are 2 types of black base 1000 bezels so I think there are perhaps different 5 2915. And so it goes.
     
  6. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Mar 22, 2016

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    You did mess up the numbers at all!
    I though I was the only one to be obsessed enough to care____
    I debated with myself what actually makes a complete set...
     
  7. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Mar 22, 2016

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    There is only one person who can real put this in proper perspective. The great Oz himself. @ulackfocus
     
  8. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Mar 22, 2016

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    Just like collecting speedies...
     
  9. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Mar 22, 2016

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    I think bezel types variations are not variations of execution?
    Well I would like to think not. The bezel variation was not a deliberate equipment change like hands, to my thinking.
     
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  10. Spacefruit

    Spacefruit Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Mar 22, 2016

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    Also if you had 33, I would hope you could have the bezel variation covered somehow....?
     
  11. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Mar 22, 2016

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    That's my cue.

    Hey, is this another Speedmaster thread? Imagine that!

    I have a perfect set of 0, which is every Speedmaster I've ever wanted. ::stirthepot:: However, I think I'm gonna make a DON bezel out of construction paper and tape it to one of my Audemars Piguets just for the hell of it. ::bleh::
     
  12. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Mar 22, 2016

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    It appears out of the 31, I have 28.
     
  13. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Mar 22, 2016

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    An it was such a nice little thread for a few short posts..
     
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  14. 250scr

    250scr Mar 22, 2016

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    I'm getting close. I have 26
     
  15. 250scr

    250scr Mar 22, 2016

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    That I need.
     
  16. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Mar 22, 2016

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    If some of us Speedie freaks also have a nice AP, you should reciprocate :)

    ROYAL OAK 15-400
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  17. sky21

    sky21 Mar 22, 2016

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    Wow, 28 is incredible!! May I ask how long you have been collecting them? Do you plan to attempt to get the last 3? Do you actually wear all of them?
     
  18. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Mar 22, 2016

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    18 months
    Yes
    No
     
  19. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Mar 22, 2016

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    Care to share what the last 3 are, or is that confidential..?

    ::stirthepot::
     
  20. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Mar 22, 2016

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    No need. I have a plan to source the last three rather quickly.

    I'll be following @Spacefruit wearing a ski mask and carrying a big stick.