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Old 14th February 2020, 19:45   #4141
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I prefer watches with luminous hands and well waterproofed as I rarely take them off and they are on whether I sleep or take a bath or go swimming.

I used to be a fan of automatic mechanical watches and over the last 50+ years have bought 3 Seiko 5, then a Tissot PR100 and finally a Rolex. The watches would last a maximum of 10 years even after getting them serviced so I got tired of constantly replacing them. The last straw was the Rolex which stopped after 7 years. The diagnosis was that a lot of parts had "Worn Out" and the bill for replacement was over a lakh. I promptly sold it as-is for 10K less than I had bought it for.

Now I am on quartz watches. The first one was Casio sports watch for 1K. In three years I replaced the battery and the strap. Total cost Rs.200.

Today I got this
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There is a sale on and I got 30% discount and another Rs.1000/ from Shoppers Stop. Nett damage 9.5K for a 14.5K watch.

It is pretty big and heavy watch, but I liked the idea of Solar Power and the countdown bezel which both the previous Casio and the Rolex had. Very useful for getting a rough idea of elapsed time.
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Finally found some time to get all the watches together and click a photo, still missing few watches which are not with me at the moment.

I have always been a fan of affordable watches and starting collecting them few years ago.
Although Seiko Sea Urchin is my total favourite and everyday watch, apart from the bulky tommy hilfiger almost all watches are shuffled and worn regularly.

I have been eyeing a nice Seamaster since few years but do not have enough heart to take the plunge.

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Saw this at the Airport. Not into G-shocks at all, but this was such a beautiful watch. Any leads on getting a good deal on the watch? MRP is 30k.

Model: GMWB5000G-2
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This is the same watch I bought, but mine is in black. Brilliant buy! Casio runs a promotion once in a while, and you have to wait for it. You will get 10% off on MRP
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Saw this at the Airport. Not into G-shocks at all, but this was such a beautiful watch. Any leads on getting a good deal on the watch? MRP is 30k. Model: GMWB5000G-2
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This is the same watch I bought, but mine is in black. Brilliant buy! Casio runs a promotion once in a while, and you have to wait for it. You will get 10% off on MRP
I saw your post. Really nice watch! Yes you're right, I checked Amazon and can see the Black and Silver models available at 10% off.

Hope to own one soon
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Old 15th February 2020, 18:42   #4146
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This is the same watch I bought, but mine is in black. Brilliant buy! Casio runs a promotion once in a while, and you have to wait for it. You will get 10% off on MRP
There is a promotion currently with 10% off on this

https://www.amazon.in/Casio-Digital-...=1&ext_vrnc=hi

https://www.ethoswatches.com/product...MaArJQEALw_wcB
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Almost 10years after my first dream of owning a Jaeger LeCoultre has becomes reality.

Gladly sharing my proud possession, the JLC Master Compressor Geographic watch

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Saw this at the Airport. Not into G-shocks at all, but this was such a beautiful watch. Any leads on getting a good deal on the watch? MRP is 30k.

Model: GMWB5000G-2
Pardon my lack of knowledge on the subject but why is this watch so expensive for what it offers?
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Almost 10years after my first dream of owning a Jaeger LeCoultre has becomes reality.

Gladly sharing my proud possession, the JLC Master Compressor Geographic watch
Congratulations on this milestone. That's a great looking timepiece.
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Pardon my lack of knowledge on the subject but why is this watch so expensive for what it offers?
Well it's a collectors item. I've seen it at different stores and each one of them have have had only one piece ins stock, for sale, which was the display piece available to try!
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Almost 10years after my first dream of owning a Jaeger LeCoultre has becomes reality.

Gladly sharing my proud possession, the JLC Master Compressor Geographic watch
Congratulations on achieving a grail piece. Great watch! Mind sharing where you picked this up? India or abroad?
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Congratulations on this milestone. That's a great looking timepiece.
Thank you JHS

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Congratulations on achieving a grail piece. Great watch! Mind sharing where you picked this up? India or abroad?
Thank you! It is a holy grail of my watch collection

Iím based out of USA. I bought this watch in Philadelphia city yesterday
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Picked this from Casio Vintage series, 14th watch of my collection:
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Pardon my lack of knowledge on the subject but why is this watch so expensive for what it offers?
It is limited edition model of Origin series!
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Picked up the green dial HMT Kohinoor last week.
Read your post and within 15 minutes was wearing a Kohinoor myself, but in a different color as saffron looked brighter than green dial.


Wanted with belt, but not available. Changed at home with belt from another watch. Will start looking for some brown pure leather belt, till then may continue with the black belt



Just hope it's waterproof.
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