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bonus season plus turning 30 next month = time to get a new watch. i'm thinking about a daytona but i'd really want a vintage panda, not a modern one, so i'm kind of waivering and could use some suggestions for alternatives around 10k. what do you think? thanks!

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yoooo i'm trying to find a nice raw tobacco suede nato strap...

like this one

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i've seen the j.crew one (and it looks like shit)

and i've seen random smooth leather ones.. but rarely suede ones

anyone got info?

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you sure it's not just turned upside down on that strap?

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gonna order this from my local guy this weekend. 6-8 week wait time though. :(

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After a lot of contemplation decided on upgrading my current Air King to a s/s Datejust. Should be here in two weeks. Stoked.

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Gorgeous isn't it, a vintage Bulova Accutron....

They go on ebay and vary in price, so I'm waiting to find a decent priced one in decent condition

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much better choice than a daytona, that JLC looks bootiful!

gonna order this from my local guy this weekend. 6-8 week wait time though. :(

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any of these strap makers can probably make a custom one for you

Stone Creek Straps

Snprstrap

Steve-O Straps

yoooo i'm trying to find a nice raw tobacco suede nato strap...

like this one

525010d1317361330wherec.jpg

i've seen the j.crew one (and it looks like shit)

and i've seen random smooth leather ones.. but rarely suede ones

anyone got info?

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After a lot of contemplation decided on upgrading my current Air King to a s/s Datejust. Should be here in two weeks. Stoked.

273T2610.jpg

That's not the actual watch is it? I thought only datejust watches with white or yellow gold in them came with the fluted bezel?

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what are some good sites or ebay sellers for NATO leather/nylon strap?

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That's not the actual watch is it? I thought only datejust watches with white or yellow gold in them came with the fluted bezel?

All Rolex parts. Stainless steel, white gold fluted bezel.

Pic from seller:

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Picked up an Invicta 8926C (Sub homage, automatic, coin-edge) for 65$ shipped on world of watches dot com. On another note, weirdest thing happened: my grandfathers old Bulova automatic stopped working, so I unscrewed the back off and found the rotor was lose as well as other pieces. I took them out and bagged them with the intention to get it fixed. I opened the box I put it in an hour later and the thing is ticking... Is this bad? I may have wound the spring manually accidentally? It's still ticking 5 hours later...

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much better choice than a daytona, that JLC looks bootiful!

Thanks. Wait is already annoying me. My dealer told me JLC told him to expect it "March-ish". Not exactly confidence inspiring.

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http://www.nickshore.talktalk.net/seiko/skix007j1/img_0008.jpg[/img]77' post='2672768']

what are some good sites or ebay sellers for NATO leather/nylon strap?

I highly recommend this one:

http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/westcoasttime

Any thoughts on this watch? It's SEIKO SKX007

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brainboy - those are great. I have this Seiko 5 automatic that I picked up about 10 years ago. I wear it almost daily and it's been awesome.

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Eric, that JLC is amazing. great choice. You usually source your watches in jersey right? Mind clueing me in to where?

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I'm really liking this watch....what do you guys think?

Swiss made with swiss movement for around 230$? Looks good to me!

Is the crystal Sapphire coated or anything?

Put it on an all black strap and gadamn...

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Posted · Hidden by oblivious, February 8, 2012 - No reason given
Hidden by oblivious, February 8, 2012 - No reason given

can anyone ID what watch nick wooster is wearing here:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6HMwMvivs0c/TjFT7kAQ_mI/AAAAAAAAC9g/gZpS83Yhwyc/s1600/1.jpg

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-t99a1fn5Ruc/TjFUM18v0TI/AAAAAAAAC-I/wH8lWfzzRw8/s1600/11.jpg

would also appreciate recommendations for a watch with a white chronograph dial

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I highly recommend this one:

http://myworld.ebay....k/westcoasttime

Any thoughts on this watch? It's SEIKO SKX007

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i just got something similar, a seiko 7002 diver. there's a bunch of reconditioned vintage seiko divers floating around ebay for 50-60 bucks. the face is much bigger than my rolex. pretty handsome watch and hefty too. i have a zulu strap on order that i am going to replace the band with.

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Posted (edited) · Hidden by vaguerant, February 17, 2012 - No reason given
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Would you guys ever wear these?

its doubtful Burberry will get much love in watch-snob circles because the price you're paying isnt reflected in its technology (i.e. overpaying for name, quartz movement) but by this same token, this can be said about any name brand watch (including rolex IWC panerai where after a certain point, youre paying for the name)

with that being said, if you like whats on your wrist, then thats all that matters. When i posted about burberry watches, i was advised to steer clear and look at brands like Tissot. When i checked out th tissot's they were way to small for my wrist. Getting other peoples opinions on something as personal as watches is kind of a crap-shoot. How do you know their aesthetic is the same as yours?

I accepted that burberry has quartz movement and are made by fossil, but theyre made in swiss and are solidly built (as are most of fossils lines) and ultimately, it matches the aesthetic im looking for and looks good on me.

kiya and dabestspoona may not wear/like a burberry watch, but conversely, i wouldnt wear 30 year old blue-faced rolex, so to each their own.

edit: need one of those maratac pilots. Looks like a good daily

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I'm looking for the older model rolex sub with smaller lugs. What are some reputable sites to buy off of?

Time zone forums

Vintagerolexforum.com

Coolvintagewatches.com

Wannabuyawatch.com

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