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  1. jtrower1

    jtrower1 Oct 10, 2019

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    I've finally joined the Omega club and I'm honestly surprised that I've waited this long to add an Omega to my collection.

    I randomly wandered into my local Omega boutique to confirm my suspicion that a Speedmaster moonwatch would be too large for my wrist and I ended up walking out with the Seamaster 1948 Omega Co-axial Master Chronometer 38 MM and I couldn't be happier with it.
     
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  2. 3nicewatches

    3nicewatches Oct 10, 2019

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    Beautiful, well played, and welcome to this wonderful forum. But “my collection”...do tell, and post pics!
     
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  3. Walrus

    Walrus Oct 10, 2019

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    Hey welcome and nice choice. Great looking watch
     
  4. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Oct 10, 2019

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    Welcome! I love these ‘48 reissues, totally took me by surprise when Omega put them out- class act!
     
  5. ama98

    ama98 Oct 11, 2019

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    Welcome! Nice choice!
     
  6. jaguar11

    jaguar11 Oct 11, 2019

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    Big congratulations!! Welcome and wear your 48 in good health.
     
  7. impalla62ss

    impalla62ss Oct 11, 2019

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    I love that watch. Please post a photo of the Hippocampus.
     
  8. impalla62ss

    impalla62ss Oct 11, 2019

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    No Seahorse but still amazing! x (2).png
     
  9. jtrower1

    jtrower1 Oct 11, 2019

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    I have a small collection of various pieces I've found and loved to wear.

    I have the Longines Military Heritage 2018, a Rolex Milgauss 116400GV with the Blue Dial, a Hamilton Ventura, and my Omega Seamaster 1948.

    The Longines is what got me interested in collecting and appreciating timepieces.
     
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  10. jtrower1

    jtrower1 Oct 11, 2019

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    Here it is
     
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  11. jtrower1

    jtrower1 Oct 11, 2019

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    I completely agree. I'm a big fan of the Longines Heritage collection and when I tried this piece on I knew it was the right Omega for me.
     
  12. JTridesbikes

    JTridesbikes Oct 11, 2019

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    Welcome!! I just joined the forum this week too and also got my first Omega and my first swiss watch. Right now, I have only my Citizen Super Titanium Eco and a 2016 Aqua Terra gloss black wave dial steel on steel w/rose gold hands.
     
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  13. JTridesbikes

    JTridesbikes Oct 11, 2019

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    That Milgauss is on the WANT list for sure!!
     
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  14. jtrower1

    jtrower1 Oct 11, 2019

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    I really like the Milgauss, but it's a heavy piece compared to the others. It's a great conversation starter though because of the green sapphire crystal and the blue dial makes for a great light show. :)

    The rose gold hands on that dial is beautiful. It's a great first swiss timepiece!
     
  15. Mojo2020

    Mojo2020 Oct 11, 2019

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    Simplicity...Yet looks fantastic.
     
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  16. Toishome

    Toishome Oct 11, 2019

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    Congrats. Very nice. I didn't realize it was modern until I saw the Co-axial.
     
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  17. GMTspeedmaster

    GMTspeedmaster Oct 12, 2019 6:38pm

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    welcome to OF
     
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