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  1. M'Bob Jun 14, 2014

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    I'm sorta thinking yes, the way prices have been climbing of late. What say you?

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  2. Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Jun 14, 2014

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    Trending higher but...


    For an average example, I think it'll be a while.


    Mint in box w/papers ... Agree. ::money::
     
  3. Time Exposure coordinates his cast with his car's paint job Jun 14, 2014

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    I also think the older of the references (pre-65) will command a higher price than the 105.003-65's. Some I have seen were assembled in 1967. Hardly a Pre-Pro if the Pro was on the market for 3 years along side it. And wasn't Ed White's Speedy a 105.003-64?
    Or is that what we're talking about here? I see all 105.003's referred to as the Ed White model, and I tend to disagree. What say the Moon Watch book?
     
  4. Joe K. Curious about this text thingy below his avatar Jun 14, 2014

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    I'm holding on to mine until it hits six figures...... Might be a while....:p
     
  5. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 14, 2014

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    Much the same as the Wally Schirra, people tend to call any 2998 that although a -5 or -6 is accepted as the actual reference he wore afaik
     
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  6. ulackfocus Jun 14, 2014

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    Hell, a Benrus Pointer date will eventually be a 6 figure watch. :p Depends on how long you're (or your family is) willing to wait.
     
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  7. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 10, 2017

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    Thank you my Wally Sc..................2998-6 appreciates that :)
     
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  8. Davidt Aug 10, 2017

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    So, do we think the Ed White will soon be a 5-figure watch or not??
     
  9. TJH Aug 10, 2017

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    There is also an argument for the FOIS to be called the 'Wally Schirra'...
     
  10. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 10, 2017

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    Let's wait until 2017 and see :rolleyes:
     
  11. Davidt Aug 10, 2017

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    It's funny reading back at threads like this. I remember reading it first time around thinking "wow, imagine if Ed Whites are going for $10k in a few years....."
     
  12. smitty190373 Aug 10, 2017

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    They pretty much are 5-figure $ already for a decent original example arent they?
     
  13. Davidt Aug 10, 2017

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    Yes. I was just reflecting on the fact that a couple of years ago, most people thought the days of a $10k Ed White were miles off.
     
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  14. cicindela Steve @ ΩF Staff Member Aug 10, 2017

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    Gee, I don't know, what year is this? :p
     
  15. smitty190373 Aug 10, 2017

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    Hindsight is a wonderful thing!
     
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  16. smitty190373 Aug 10, 2017

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    I'm not saying they all are, far from it...but i'm sure original and complete ones with unmarked bezels and dials are around that level already.

    I think it will be a while before you cannot find a single Ed White for under $20k. But super nice ones are a bit different.
     
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  17. Joe K. Curious about this text thingy below his avatar Aug 10, 2017

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    Will the Ed White soon be a 6 figure watch ?
     
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  18. bazamu wincer, not a bidder Aug 10, 2017

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    I agree - have to remember that the 105.003 is the most plentiful straight lug, which is born out by just following the sales forum here or eBay. For every ten 105.003's that pop up for sale, there's maybe one / two 2998's. Now, the counterbalance to the "plentiful supply" argument is that the current supply of 105.003's tends to skew heavily towards flawed watches, be it service parts, overly polished cases, or plain unattractive lume and hands.
     
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  19. BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Aug 10, 2017

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    I have a thick 105.003 with very nice original lume dial and hands and fine do90... anyone fancy paying the 2021 price for it? :D
     
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  20. harrymai86 Aug 10, 2017

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    And the 2021 price is....?:eek: