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New Arrival, 18K Centenary 2500 30.10 JUB Chronometer

  1. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Feb 28, 2014

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    Have to thank Kyle for a tip-off on this one, I've wanted one of these as a daily wear piece for some time, as being non-date I can actually pick it up and wear it without my OCD kicking in about setting it correctly. The listing had absolutely terrible photos, as in blurry as hell, and only like 3 pics, but it was clear what it was and it deserved a new home so I bought it instantly.

    I'm going to get it off to my man Paul here in Brisbane for a new crystal and a full service but I'm pretty happy with the case, the crown I _think_ is original as well, and the dial doesn't actually have blurring of the text, the crystal is just filthy and ragged.

    What do you guys think?

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  2. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Feb 28, 2014

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    Looks pretty good to me! :thumbsup: For some reason I thought you already had one ::confused2:: Easily my favourite dress watch.
     
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  3. Gavin

    Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Feb 28, 2014

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    Congrats! Nice addition to complement to SMPP.
     
  4. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Feb 28, 2014

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    Congrats
     
  5. Varasc

    Varasc Feb 28, 2014

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    Splendid. Stunning dial. Nice pictures and focus, too.
     
  6. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Feb 28, 2014

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    Looking good! Wear it in good health!
     
  7. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur Feb 28, 2014

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    Eight pictures, none of them close enough to tell anything, no movement picture either. What can I say? :mad:
     
  8. Tritium

    Tritium Feb 28, 2014

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    Beautiful watch:thumbsup:

    BTW your macbook has some patina by the keyboard brightness key...
     
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  9. blackwatch

    blackwatch wants tickets to the HyperBole. Feb 28, 2014

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    :p
     
  10. Dablitzer

    Dablitzer Feb 28, 2014

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    Not sure even Polywatch will remove that :D
     
  11. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Feb 28, 2014

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    Nice one, congrats!
     
  12. cicindela

    cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Feb 28, 2014

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    Very nice, don't care for that strap though.:D
     
  13. fjf

    fjf Feb 28, 2014

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    Beautiful.
     
  14. kyle L

    kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Feb 28, 2014

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    Looks nice :)
     
  15. Hijak

    Hijak Feb 28, 2014

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    Yes, very nice!:thumbsup:
     
  16. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Feb 28, 2014

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    There's always one in the crowd, eh? :p I can tell it's a 2500 and it's gold. I can also tell Ash is gonna wear it a lot in the next few weeks.
     
  17. Hijak

    Hijak Feb 28, 2014

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    I can predict the future, ready...I see one of these in my future!::love::
     
  18. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur Feb 28, 2014

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    I know, you guys are buddies and don't mind to give each other a push here and there even when you don't see anything clear haha :D
     
  19. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Feb 28, 2014

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    Only just got it, I won't open it myself I'll get my watchmaker to on Monday and the only camera I have around is the iPhone 5S, so these shots are all in a dark room using the Macbook Pro's Retina display as the only lighting. I will take more pics later though
     
  20. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Feb 28, 2014

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    Excellent addition! :cool:

    I've read all the posts several times and here's a word that I haven't yet seen to describe this watch...

    DIBS! :D
    gatorcpa
     
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