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  1. Arnearne Dec 15, 2022

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    Hi OF,

    I’m a lurker through a couple of months but wanted to properly introduce myself:
    Born and raised in Denmark, later transplanted to Philadelphia, and most recently moved to the burbs of Indianapolis.
    Watch-interested since I can remember and the purchase of a pre-wave ceramic Seamaster Pro 300M a handful of years ago catalyzed my graduation to a WIS. Since then have I bought (and subsequently sold) watches from most major watch brands. I became a bit disenfranchised with watches but have re-found the passion with vintage.

    Enough babbling, here’s my “grand” two-watch collection as it stands:
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    One near-mint manual Omega dress watch in 18k from 1962.
    The other is my more recent purchase, a 1961 Seamaster in pretty great condition (I think), as well.

    Thanks for having me on the Forum and I look forward to discussing and learning from y’all.
     
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  2. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Dec 15, 2022

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    Welcome to the madness!
     
  3. YYTIN Dec 15, 2022

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    Very fine vintage start ! Welcome on board... & be aware the journey seems to never end :whistling:.
     
  4. StudebakerHawk Dec 15, 2022

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    I am enjoying that BOR!

    Greetings from a fellow Hoosier and Indy-burb dweller.
     
  5. wagudc Dec 15, 2022

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    Lovely watches. Welcome!
     
  6. LesXL Dec 15, 2022

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    Nice watches!!
    Welcome ;)
     
  7. vintage hab Dec 15, 2022

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    Velkommen. Nice set you have and I look forward to see all your new acquisitions soon!
     
  8. Arnearne Dec 16, 2022

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    Danish?

    Famous last words but I am actually contemplating stopping here for quite a while and rather lean into learning rather than acquiring vintage Omegas (who am I even trying to fool, we all know where that leads to...)
     
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  9. __ryan__ Dec 16, 2022

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    :rolleyes: :thumbsup:
     
  10. __ryan__ Dec 16, 2022

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    This is really the perfect greeting
     
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  11. Dsloan Dec 23, 2022

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    Perhaps it should be the standard OF welcome going forward?
     
  12. __ryan__ Dec 23, 2022

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    WTTM. It makes sense to me.

    Some newer members may not realize what they're getting into. I certainly didn't. I thought I would buy one nice vintage dress watch and be done. It can be interesting to revisit your introductory post after hanging around for a while. Oh yeah, they warned me about this.
     
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  13. SC1 Dec 23, 2022

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    Hola!
     
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  14. 4thOrbit Dec 23, 2022

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    Welcome from a fellow Euro transplant in the state just north of you.
     
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  15. noelekal Home For Wayward Watches Dec 23, 2022

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    Welcome to ypu!

    Glad you joined us.

    Thanks for the photo of neato vintage Omegas.
     
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