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  1. singacquiesce

    singacquiesce Jun 11, 2015

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    Hey guys,

    I've got a 145.007.. My girlfriend is into it (on me) and has expressed interest in a vintage watch for herself. Something in the 3-600$ range, ideally. Any suggestions get at me!

    Thanks, experts.
     
  2. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 11, 2015

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    An automatic like a Seamaster Cal 501/552 ideally but make sure you get it on the BoR bracelet, which looks amazing on ladies and they really seem to like as well.
     
  3. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jun 11, 2015

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    Oh, geez - by the title I thought you would trade your girlfriend for a vintage Omega. I was going to ask for a picture of the goods before I decided which watch to offer in exchange. We do need domestic help around the house after all.
     
  4. kyle L

    kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Jun 11, 2015

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    Vintage 60s Geneve would look nice :)

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  5. timeismoney

    timeismoney Jun 11, 2015

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  6. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jun 11, 2015

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    calling @doctor steel (or at least his avatar):
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  7. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jun 11, 2015

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  8. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 11, 2015

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    This is the trouble with watch forums, if we kicked out all the dirty old men, there would only be a couple of hundred members left. :coffee:
     
  9. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jun 11, 2015

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    Nice, but just a bit too skinny. Somewhere between that & J.Lo would be perfect. Think Jessica Alba.

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  10. gatorcpa

    gatorcpa ΩF InvestiGator Staff Member Jun 11, 2015

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  11. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jun 12, 2015

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    Who are you calling old ;)
     
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  12. peep

    peep Jun 12, 2015

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    I am sorry to bother or hijack this thread...(and following Ms Alba is never good...) but I have been looking for a picture of what this watch dsio mentioned above and cannot find a picture.... is there anywhere a newbe like me can find out what the 501/522 and the BoR mean so I can
    a - not bother you guys all the time
    b - learn
    c - see pics

    thanks so much !
     
  13. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Jun 12, 2015

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    BOR=beads of rice bracelet.
    Google Seamaster with 501 or 522 movement. You should find plenty of photos. Now, if we could find a photo of Jessica wearing an example, you may forget what you were looking for in the first place.
     
  14. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Jun 12, 2015

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    * 552 movement - otherwise known as a caliber 552. You might also look for a caliber 591 Seamster - it was the short lived non-date caliber between the 50x and 55x/56x series, available from mid/late 1959 into early 1961.
     
  15. peep

    peep Jun 12, 2015

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    AHHHHH -- BoR!!! Thanks ! and the numbers are the movements !! its all coming together !

    as for Ms. Alba -- well you might...while attractive...she is not my type but I did do a search for her wearing one for you and could not find anything. I will keep looking! ;-)
     
  16. peep

    peep Jun 12, 2015

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  17. ConElPueblo

    ConElPueblo Jun 12, 2015

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    While I guess that it's technically a BoR bracelet, I find that the ones with the more rounded middle links look better - they are also, IMHO, more suited for 50/60's Omegas.
     
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  18. TNTwatch

    TNTwatch Jun 12, 2015

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  19. UncleBuck

    UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Jun 12, 2015

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    Perhaps would have been a different inquiry before the wedding!
     
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  20. UncleBuck

    UncleBuck understands the decision making hierarchy Jun 12, 2015

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