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  1. sky21 May 23, 2016

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    Now where did you get that!! That's the Opaco limited edition right?
     
  2. watchthirst May 23, 2016

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    It is! I was going nuts looking for the 1 of 99 opaco but scored both this 1 of 10 opaco and also the 1 of 99 opaco, which is still on it's way to me from Denmark. Won't be keeping both, but I had already paid for the 1 of 99 when I found and purchased the 1 of 10 so I couldn't back out of sale.

    Both were purchased from private collectors who were very kind enough to sell them to me :D

    Pictures don't do this watch justice. Bang for buck it really is something special.
     
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  3. sky21 May 23, 2016

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    That's awesome that you have both, you might be the only person who does.
     
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  4. sky21 May 23, 2016

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    Is this the other one you have on the way?

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  5. OMGRLX a RolexBear in disguise May 23, 2016

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    It's green! It's green! :)
     
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  6. watchthirst May 23, 2016

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    Maybe.....I never thought of it that way, but it makes me wonder ::confused2:: if that's something to be proud of? Or is it just a symbol of how watch collecting is ::censored:: sickness, with no cure.

    Either way, nothing makes me happier than a new addition to the collection. :)
     
  7. watchthirst May 23, 2016

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    This is the one on the way. Slight differences between the two are, the case is sandblasted and not polished, the minute and hour hand lume is orange, as well as the bezel triangle.
     
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  8. sky21 May 23, 2016

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    Nice, I really like the look of that one!! Love the sandblasted case!
     
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  9. ThatTurtle May 23, 2016

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    I *love* the latest model perpetual. And the Explorer 1, of course.
     
  10. ThatTurtle May 23, 2016

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    I dig it.
     
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  11. Nobel Prize Spell Master! May 23, 2016

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    Me too.

    The Explorer is not an explorer 1 though, it's an oyster perpetual 36 mm with BLUE explorer dial. Interestingly same oyster case and same movement qualities and of course same explorer dial but on a beautiful sunburst blue dial and the original size. Makes you remember that the Explorer was an oyster perpetual before it was an explorer.
     
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  12. watchdaddy1 May 23, 2016

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    whoa! Nice

    Sent from Galaxy S6 Edge via Tapacrap
     
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    switcheroo

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  14. jsaen May 23, 2016

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    A lot of green today, and a little bit of orange.

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  15. Mad Dog Dunkin’ology May 23, 2016

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    I would estimate that approximately 10 - 20% of the airports that I fly into have a DD in the terminal. I bid for specific days off for family activities/commitments (not specific trips) so I end up getting 'junk trips' that nobody else wants. On the rare occasion when I get to fly into Boston Logan...Boston being the home/HQ of DD...I go freaking CRAZY...DD's are all over that airport (as well as the city itself)...good times! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

    Pic at Boston Logan from approximately 8 - 10 years ago...
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  16. sky21 May 23, 2016

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    Again, love the shades, really completes the double-breasted van Admiral look.
     
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  17. JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. May 24, 2016

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    I guess a WRUW shot while I've got the camera out.

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  18. ELV web May 24, 2016

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    Soon to get new hands :)
     
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  19. omegastar May 24, 2016

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    Une bête sub aujourd'hui, mais ça le fait toujours.
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  20. JWL88 The squirrel warned everyone this was coming. May 24, 2016

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    Speedmaster Reduced 3510.21
     
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