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Rolex - As rare as Rocking Horse Sh#t

  1. Eve Dec 20, 2022

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    According to the clock in the background, the picuture was taken at ~08:49
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    The Rolex AD in my town opens at 09:30, and normally when i walk to work in the morning at a similar time (~08:30), i also see empty windows. However shortly before they open, they at least fill up display windows with some models that are not for sale.
    Yesterday in the evening there was even a yellow gold Daytona, Sea Dweller, Explorer, and many other models.
     
  2. noelekal Home For Wayward Watches Dec 20, 2022

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    8:49?!

    I'm calling my optometrist. I noticed that clock and assumed that it read 3:10.
     
  3. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Dec 20, 2022

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    Yeah I’m 3500km from the nearest anything better than a Small display of Seikos in a jewellery store window.
    Last watch collector in Darwin I spoke two was telling me about the 3 G-Shocks he has besides the green one that matched his army Camo,s
     
  4. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Dec 20, 2022

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    Fuck I don’t even see any hands on the clock :unsure:
     
  5. Vercingetorix Spam Risk Dec 20, 2022

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    It’s Australian time.
     
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  6. Eve Dec 20, 2022

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    Sure, its a reflection, so should be mirrored, no?
     
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  7. Eve Dec 20, 2022

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    i honestly envy you! ;) i would much rather live in a remote area myself.
    but i dont complain since i live on a countryside, and work in a city, so maybe best of both worlds.
     
  8. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Dec 20, 2022

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    Get a trip abroad with work usually once a year so it’s good to see what is happening in the big smoke. ;)
     
  9. noelekal Home For Wayward Watches Dec 20, 2022

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    Both mirror image and upside down reflection?

    I simply thought it was on a back wall of the shop.
     
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  10. Eve Dec 20, 2022

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    not upside down, just mirrored ;)

    damn, you could be right... :D
     
  11. Eve Dec 20, 2022

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    So the Display Daytona is still here 20221220_171756.jpg
     
  12. Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Dec 23, 2022

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    It will if people believe it will. That's the beauty of this whole Rolex phenom thing, also works the other way around as we see in this very thread!
     
  13. SpeedyPhill Founder Of Aussie Cricket Blog Mark Waugh Universe Dec 23, 2022

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    ::book:: On the subject of wrist watches, Accutron, Bulova Omega, Rolex, Zodiac, etc... there's nor right nor wrong
    . a good read:
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  14. spacemission Dec 27, 2022

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    Thanks for your reply :thumbsup:
     
  15. nkhandekar Jan 4, 2023

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    These display watches have nothing in them...like an Easter egg!
     
  16. SC1 Jan 4, 2023

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    Love the Lexor Bois banking BIG on that new factory being the end-all to availability woes.

    As far as I know The Crown has never once stated what that factory is specifically for - could be for production for sure but it also could be for R&D, hoarding their already endless surplus of coin, hosting Hoodwinky events... but either way, last I checked someone makes nearly a million cookies but the world demands two million and you produce two million -- the cookie store still has zero cookies.
     
  17. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jan 4, 2023

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    How do you know how many cookies…the cookie machine is just from old data many years ago.
    Not many here have been able to get a cookie that’s not over priced.

    Funny how the Crackers (Tudor) have been available the whole time the cookie jar has been empty :whistling:
     
  18. SC1 Jan 5, 2023

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    Then 14 million cookies made, 14 million cookies sold, still zero cookies in the store.
    Numbers are meaningless when everything equals Zero.

    Tudor - exactly. In some strange sorta boring plot twist one could surmise that Rolex orchestrated the entire thing to bump the lil' brother up the hill ~ but that's ridiculous and doesn't make sense to me.
     
  19. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Jan 5, 2023

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    Swatch you just say :D:D:D:eek:
     
  20. rv1138 Jan 5, 2023

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    I went to Vegas last Oct with my best friend growing up and his uncle, and I'd never really talked with my buddy about watches, but I told him while walking through the Wynn, that the rolex store and some of the others are merely museums over a place to buy anything. nothing will be in stock, and if there's display watches, they'll be empty. So, we walked in, and sure enough, it was so... There was 1 empty skydweller in the place. Still blows my mind..