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So this is the Rolex "GMT" thread....

  1. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    OK , so the Sub has a page and I thought it was about time that the GMT got a thread too. So I'll start with my 1675 Root-beer from 1970. I know there are several more GMTs lurking on the forum.

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    Older faded silver brown gold faded bezel.
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    Original faded bezel.
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    Here's Clint wearing my watch:D

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  2. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    Clint wore that watch in Firefox if I can recall correctly
     
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  3. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    Yes and in several other films too, as well as off camera.
     
  4. ulackfocus Sep 10, 2012

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    Here's a late 60's Pepsi I had for a short time to shoot pictures and sell.

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  5. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    I had no idea you ever bought Rolex!
     
  6. ulackfocus Sep 10, 2012

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    That particular watch wasn't mine. I was paid to sell it because the owner wasn't good at shooting pics. I did get to wear it for a while.

    However, I have owned Rolex before including a ss & white gold DateJust with a copper / salmon dial.

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  7. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    Calling it salmon make you feel less self-conscious about it being pink? ;)
     
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  8. Littleroger Sep 10, 2012

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    I'm in the market for a 1968 Pepsi, should anyone admit to having one. Dennis perchance? Now we now he's a Rolex man and a big Archie fan .....
     
  9. ulackfocus Sep 10, 2012

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    Pink, salmon, cherry blossom, flamingo, berry, Pepto Bismal.... whatever you want to call it, I liked it on that watch enough to own it for a couple years.

    No, not me. I'll keep my eye out for you though since I have many contacts on several forums. I have friends in high, low, and medium places.

    Um, yeah...... neither really. I'd settle for Rolex well before Archie though. :p
     
  10. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    I have only one, an early '80s 16750.

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  11. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    Nice one though
     
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  12. kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Sep 10, 2012

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    Man I wish I had the cash at the time to purchase that one, that was a great example. Here's my '63 Gilt with PCGS:

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  13. Ray916MN Sep 10, 2012

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    16760 Fat Lady

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  14. Littleroger Sep 21, 2012

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    Well I've bought it but haven't got it yet. Yippeee ... :) 1968 GMT Mark 1 dial with souffle markers. Delicious!
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  15. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 21, 2012

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    could have sworn you were meant to be selling watches :p
     
  16. Littleroger Sep 21, 2012

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    I blame the lot of you!
     
  17. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 21, 2012

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    You were meant to be buying more Omegas, not GMTs :p

    They do look nice though those 1675s with the faded pepsi bezels
     
  18. Littleroger Sep 21, 2012

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    It must have been the Others ;)

    Yep, I particularly like the faded versions. And it's my FIRST birth year watch ..... Not sure it'll be my last though if I hang around here too long!
     
  19. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Sep 21, 2012

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    You seen the fade on my 1680 sub? Its pretty extreme but still completely even
     
  20. ulackfocus Sep 21, 2012

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    As long as you don't impinge on my year (1966) there's no problem. :p