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  1. corn18

    corn18 Dec 19, 2016

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  2. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Dec 19, 2016

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    Yes, especially with the horn end link. As the cost of the 7912/1035/1039 bracelet and end links continue to increase , the JB will rise as well.
     
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  3. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Dec 19, 2016

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    You can't just visit that world. You have to live in it to understand. Consider Speedmaster Town like NYC - even the cheapest apartments cost an arm and a leg, and it's highly competitive.
     
  4. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Dec 19, 2016

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    $611...my flea market find was a decent deal at $10 ::bleh::
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  5. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Dec 19, 2016

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    $10 seems high for a pumpkin
     
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  6. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 19, 2016

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    It's a fancy pumpkin
     
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  7. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Dec 19, 2016

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    Yeah, but this one was approved by NASA...North American Smartass Association
     
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  8. Taddyangle

    Taddyangle Convicted Invicta Wearer Dec 19, 2016

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    I bought mine a couple months back. At the time there were two on eBay from two different sellers advertised at $750, bin. Try negotiating with a seller advertising bin.

    Ultimately they seem to be selling in the $550-650 range depending on condition.

    Yes, crazy prices.
     
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  9. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 19, 2016

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    I got mine 2 for $5.
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  10. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Dec 19, 2016

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    Nice patina
     
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  11. TLIGuy

    TLIGuy Dec 19, 2016

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    I watch the JB auctions pretty closely and I think the prices have come down a bit from last year but are starting to creep up again. The horned end pieces will always command a stronger price than the straight end piece bracelets, thank you Dick Gordon, but $661 might be slightly stronger than they have been selling for in the past few months. I have seen them go for around $500 recently. The best thing to do is follow them on ebay and once a good one comes up immediately contact the seller and try to work a deal if the seller is open to ending the auction early.

    Is it worth it you asked? Absolutely, if you have the extra cash to drop on one.

    Also, if you think the bracelet is expensive wait until you try to track down those little calendars down to wrap around it.
     
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  12. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 19, 2016

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    Got my '67-68 set of timely calendars in 2014 ebay, $5.
    Cheaper than pumpkins ;)
     
  13. Pahawi

    Pahawi Dec 19, 2016

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  14. TLIGuy

    TLIGuy Dec 19, 2016

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  15. Taddyangle

    Taddyangle Convicted Invicta Wearer Dec 19, 2016

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    BTW, @corn18 the JB Champion bracelet is worth it. Must have. I love it. I don't think I will ever go back to my 1035 bracelet.

    Note my Apollo 7 calander... Thanks to @TLIGuy
    He hooked me up. :)

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  16. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 19, 2016

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    A true Speedmaster devote must have at least one Speedmaster on a 7912, one on a 1039 and one on a JB mesh.
    At least that is what Dennis is always telling me
    :D
     
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  17. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Dec 19, 2016

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    Wow. I've been following JB Champion and Forstner Komfit, on and off, for a couple of years. This ebay auction sale, if real, has broken a threshold that I have not seen. Big number for a non Omega bracelet.
     
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  18. abrod520

    abrod520 Dec 19, 2016

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    And so, so worth it! Though there are good alternatives to Speedmasters
     
  19. smitty190373

    smitty190373 Dec 19, 2016

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    Got mine 6 months ago.. box and tags, $515

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  20. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Dec 19, 2016

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    Yeah...but no horn ends...your calendar makes up for that!
     
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