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  • #16
    Rolex DSSD. But someone else with bigger wrists took it off my hands, so all good!

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    • #17
      I'd have to say my RG Breguet Type XX--although it's a very good looking watch I just never bonded with it for some reason. I wanted a RG chrono with a white dial and always liked the RG Type XXI, but didn't need another dark dial so thought the Type XX white dial might be just the thing. Maybe because it's a little smaller than my preference at 39.5 mm or that I had to spend a) almost $300 on a new ABP strap and b) over $1000 to have it serviced about 6 months after I bought it, it never brought me much joy. To add insult to injury, as previously posted here I've also not been able to sell/trade it for anywhere near what I paid for it (not even counting the additional $1k investment in service), so now I can say it was clearly a mistake and I'm punishing it by not wearing it anymore which I realize just makes it more of a mistake.

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      • #18
        Originally posted by red herring View Post
        ...it's a very good looking watch...
        ...I'm punishing it by not wearing it anymore ...
        You're punishing yourself, Marek!
        Wear it for a few weeks straight and leave your others during this time - I can bet that the size issue will vanish with constant wear and I'm sure you'll see again what attracted you to it in the first place.

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        • #19
          Originally posted by bfltd0 View Post
          Rolex DSSD. But someone else with bigger wrists took it off my hands, so all good!
          A mugger!?

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          • #20
            Originally posted by harb View Post

            You're punishing yourself, Marek!
            Wear it for a few weeks straight and leave your others during this time - I can bet that the size issue will vanish with constant wear and I'm sure you'll see again what attracted you to it in the first place.
            At this point I just want rid of it--the problem is more that I determined pretty quickly that it really wasn't what I wanted from the get-go; I really wanted a white dial Type XXI, which doesn't exist. Now I'm certain if I wear it I'll just bash it up and never be able to unload it. I guess it is pretty nice, though, isn't it?

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            • #21
              Originally posted by red herring View Post
              Now I'm certain if I wear it I'll just bash it up and never be able to unload it.
              From the way you describe it, Marek, I think that particular bridge has sailed

              And yes, it is bloody nice - it's an RG Breguet, for goodness sake!

              Just wear the damn thing and stick up a shot that isn't a "library picture"....

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              • #22
                Originally posted by harb View Post



                Just wear the damn thing and stick up a shot that isn't a "library picture"....
                If I have to...

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by red herring View Post

                  If I have to...
                  LOL! Now that's a fine looking watch...

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                  • #24
                    Err..... this! Bought online, by mistake, today. What an expensive way to make a bad day worse! Currently feeling rather sick!

                    Here's the description if anyone's interested drop me a PM.

                    Rolex. A 10K gold automatic chronometer wristwatch.
                    Model: Oyster Perpetual - 'Bubble Back'.
                    Reference: 6015.
                    Date: 1948 (681308).
                    Movement: Automatic, rotor, numbered 'No.99257' and '70323'.
                    Dial: White, applied gold Arabic numerals, outer seconds scale, sword hands, blued centre seconds hand.
                    Case: Gold, fixed minute scale bezel, screw down bubble back, Oyster crown.
                    Strap: Later black leather, gilt pin buckle.
                    Size: 32mm.

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by scooba View Post
                      Every Breitling I ever bought
                      Buy a nice old Navi 806 (seriously)...

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by learningtofly View Post

                        Buy a nice old Navi 806 (seriously)...

                        I bought something a little similar today, as well as the Rolex. I bought a vintage Sicura Chrono Computer. Apparently, it's a beast of a watch that gives the DSSD a run for its money in terms of heft.

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                        • #27
                          That does look quite beast-like

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                          • #28
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                            Originally posted by learningtofly View Post
                            That does look quite beast-like
                            Probably make a nice addition to your collection.
                            Somebody else's wrist shot.
                            Apparently, it's 47mm x 45mm/
                            Last edited by ChrisEdu; 15th May 2018, 06:46 PM.

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by ChrisEdu View Post
                              Err..... this! Bought online, by mistake, today. What an expensive way to make a bad day worse! Currently feeling rather sick!

                              Here's the description if anyone's interested drop me a PM.

                              Rolex. A 10K gold automatic chronometer wristwatch.
                              Model: Oyster Perpetual - 'Bubble Back'.
                              Reference: 6015.
                              Date: 1948 (681308).
                              Movement: Automatic, rotor, numbered 'No.99257' and '70323'.
                              Dial: White, applied gold Arabic numerals, outer seconds scale, sword hands, blued centre seconds hand.
                              Case: Gold, fixed minute scale bezel, screw down bubble back, Oyster crown.
                              Strap: Later black leather, gilt pin buckle.
                              Size: 32mm.
                              How did you buy it by mistake? If from a dealer can you return it?

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                              • #30
                                Originally posted by simon_e View Post

                                How did you buy it by mistake? If from a dealer can you return it?
                                From an auction - the hammer went down and the auctioneer was saying their thing when I happened to click on the button whilst moving my computer mouse across the screen.

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