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  1. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' May 25, 2021

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    ...and do they seriously sell for this price? :eek:

    Only 3 on C24...

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    ...and 2 on eBay...

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    I sure am happy to have mine (Thanks again Paul!) ... one will have to pry it from my cold dead hands ...

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    Any others out there?
     
  2. MikiJ Likes songs about Purple spices May 25, 2021

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    My friend who is also a member here but hasn't posted in a couple of years, bought two of these NIB when they first came out. He wore one very, very sparingly and kept the other NIB.
    About a year ago he sold the one he wore, complete set, for the upper end of the prices shown. Not bad ;)
     
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  3. raclaims May 25, 2021

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    I have one...I don't wear it as much as I should...it's a cool reference...I just don't like the bracelet...maybe I need to put it on the white velcro
     
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  4. raclaims May 25, 2021

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    Here’s mine
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  5. kov Trüffelschwein. May 25, 2021

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    I really have hard time to understand why would one pay 20k+ for a modern LE, something’s gone really wrong… Mayday, mayday… upload_2021-5-25_20-2-48.gif
     
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  6. Om3ga321 May 25, 2021

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    The sale price is irrelevant to me.
    I love wearing it and its never going to be sold.
     
  7. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' May 25, 2021

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    Blondes, brunettes AND redheads...they are not mutually exclusive :D (apologies to our finer female population for any offense...none meant whatsoever, on the contrary...)...

    Or put it on a Forstenerbands/UncleSeiko flatlink?
     
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  9. Shabbaz May 25, 2021

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    Am I a bit confused or were these a couple of years ago like 12k?
     
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  10. BlackTalon This Space for Rent May 25, 2021

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    When I joint OF they were like $8k, and no one was buying. I think it takes a while for watches like this to transition from being owned by initial buyers who plan on them being regular wearers to being owned extensively by collectors who may sock them away for extended periods while the values finally start to climb.
     
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  11. gbesq May 25, 2021

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    I have some thoughts on the matter. 7D4BB1B2-45F0-4AA8-8E0B-6A5EA20F5AA3.jpeg
     
  12. VjaceCZ May 25, 2021

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    I’m happy I got one in my possession as well but didn’t take it out from the box yet. Will give it a shot with some Velcro strap. Once my AD get one... I heard strange stories last week at dealer about the availability of Omega watches and even spare parts here in the Czech Republic.
     
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  13. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' May 26, 2021

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    Upper-end meaning round the 40k mark? :eek:
     
  14. padders Oooo subtitles! May 26, 2021

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    Or 4 years ago at like 3k.

    It’ll be the Apollo 17 coin model next clearly lol
     
  15. sgrenald May 26, 2021

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    I was really liking these 10 years ago when they were around $5000-6000. Wish I'd pulled the trigger, then.
     
  16. hockey May 26, 2021

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    Yup, sold mine 11 years ago for $8k. Yikes!

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  17. Tubber May 26, 2021

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    Like the Tin-Tin, you couldn't give them away when they come out. Now the prices have gone nuts (although not US$20k yet).
     
  18. padders Oooo subtitles! May 26, 2021

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    Pumped by stimmy cheques and crypto gainz probably. Which means the house of cards will likely come crashing down when the music stops.
     
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  19. Hoddspur May 26, 2021

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    Yes, but if you’ve made a bundle from selling it in the meantime then no problemo…
     
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  20. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' May 26, 2021

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    C24 estimates the same as you folk :D

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    Although I still wonder how that works. Some watches have an inverse value to asking prices on listings...