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Old 01-07-2012, 07:04 PM
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The blue Rolex Submariner was my first Rolex. It's a beautiful watch but sits on the winder most of the time.





Do you have a picture of the Parsifal? I've never seen one.
It's a 12 year old quartz but it's so elegant and perfect with a white shirt with cufflinks



My sub stays on the winder too but I still love it so much that I can't sell it even though I wore it maybe 3 times last year.
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Old 01-08-2012, 03:04 PM
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Girard Perregaux Vintage 1945 Chronograph


Beautiful watch. What color gold is that called?
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Old 01-08-2012, 03:54 PM
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I'm surprised this thread is still ticking...
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I'm surprised this thread is still ticking...
it's been a long... time
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Old 01-08-2012, 05:28 PM
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it's been a long... time
oooooooh , that's bad.
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Old 01-08-2012, 05:38 PM
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Beautiful watch. What color gold is that called?
Looks like regular yellow gold with a high karat rating.
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Old 01-08-2012, 08:31 PM
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The markers and hands of my omega seem very similar in color. I'm no camera pro and can't really get the color to show well in this pic.
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Old 01-08-2012, 08:41 PM
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it's been a long... time
Yeah, it is.

I haven't worn any of my watches lately as I work in clean rooms most of the day.

I have my stainless sub, my tag aquaracer, and an older self-winding seiko I got by way of my father and his father. They were easier to carry than the giant phone I've been lugging around.
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Beautiful watch. What color gold is that called?
GP calls it "Pink Gold"

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Old 01-09-2012, 12:38 PM
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speaking of watches, I don't wear my datejust on a regular basis and therefore, I am always having to wind it. Can someone suggest a somwhat reasonably priced watch winder? I did a quick search on-line and see the prices can get really crazy. Not looking for anything extraordinary.
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:27 PM
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speaking of watches, I don't wear my datejust on a regular basis and therefore, I am always having to wind it. Can someone suggest a somwhat reasonably priced watch winder? I did a quick search on-line and see the prices can get really crazy. Not looking for anything extraordinary.
On someone's suggestion (here, I think), I got my husband a winder from Wolf Designs. I also purchased a jewellery case for myself. Both pieces are lovely, exceptional quality. Also very good customer service!
https://www.wolfdesigns.com/watch-winders/winders


For my 13th wedding anniversary New Years Eve, I got a Tag Formula 1 black and steel ceramic. It's a nice casual change from my diamond link.
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On someone's suggestion (here, I think), I got my husband a winder from Wolf Designs. I also purchased a jewellery case for myself. Both pieces are lovely, exceptional quality. Also very good customer service!
https://www.wolfdesigns.com/watch-winders/winders


For my 13th wedding anniversary New Years Eve, I got a Tag Formula 1 black and steel ceramic. It's a nice casual change from my diamond link.
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:26 PM
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speaking of watches, I don't wear my datejust on a regular basis and therefore, I am always having to wind it. Can someone suggest a somwhat reasonably priced watch winder? I did a quick search on-line and see the prices can get really crazy. Not looking for anything extraordinary.

Rolex recommends that you wind the watch 500 cycles per day in each direction.

These guys have watch winders for under $200 that are bi directional


http://www.watchcases.com/automaticwat.html
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Any good sources out there for purchasing? I've found a watch I want to buy, but don't want to go through a place like Tourneau.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:47 PM
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Baume & Mercier. I have spoken to someone at http://www.alanfurman.com/ but I'm a little skeptical even though the reviews I've read are positive.
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:10 PM
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Rolex recommends that you wind the watch 500 cycles per day in each direction.

These guys have watch winders for under $200 that are bi directional


http://www.watchcases.com/automaticwat.html
I'm a little surprised that you would recommend a winder that is bi.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:28 PM
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Had a "Smith & Wesson" watch for awhile, but it creeped people out.

Haven't worn a watch in 10 years. Prefer my cellphone instead.
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I just replaced my old Raymond Weil Parsifal in Montego Bay Jamaica, last week.

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I haven't worn any of my watches lately as I work in clean rooms most of the day.
Watches aren't allowed? What kind of cleanroom do you work in? (I work in a semiconductor lab).

Only watch I own nowadays is an ESQ that I got as a gift, but almost never wear it.
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