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  1. Deep Funk

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    The new one is the metal one with a black plate. It was quite affordable.

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  2. Kunlun

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    Looks good!

    Say, is that a _pocket watch_?
     
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    Yes, I want to have that little clock fixed. I like it but I cannot really explain why.
     
  4. Cryptowolf

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    I'm also a fan of pocket watches. I own a Tissot pocket watch I purchased back in college. I found the loud ticking sound quite comforting when I worked late at night in the lab.
     
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  5. Deep Funk

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    Needs some "Pulp Fiction"...

     
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  6. Kunlun

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    Wow, guys, I guess I always thought the "pocket" referred to in pocketwatch was a pocket on one's clothes, not in the sigmoid colon!

    I'm sticking with wrist watches!
     
  7. Kunlun

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    20140208_121616_zpswpdpkbsb.jpg IMG_20150610_105243_zpsghujig2x.jpg FP-Journe-CHronometre-Souverain-Gold-Dial-6.jpeg

    Here are some pictures of the watch I dropped about a foot onto a hardwood floor. The case is talantalum, so very hard and the solid 18k movement is fairly robust...apparently! It comes with a dark blue strap that I like better than the pictured tan one.

    It's the FP Journe Chronometre Bleu.

    It's just so nice in real life.
    I actually like it in person as well or better than the FPJourne on page 1 of this thread. Yet, when I walked out of the boutique, I could imgine the other one on my wrist and I can't quite see this Chronometre Bleu, although it's a super versatile watch.
     
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  8. Kunlun

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    Season's Greetings from Kunlun!
     
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    I have a black Rado Jubile with the blue sapphire crystal that I would like to sell. It's about 25 yrs old. Where is the best place to figure out what it's worth?
     
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    Try chrono24 or ebay to see what something like your watch is selling for. Then, subtract for condition, etc.
     
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    Thanks kunlun, chrono24 was very helpful.
     
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    My Omega Chronograph MoonWatch -passed down to me. First watch worn on the Moon.


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    Nice looking chronograph.
     
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    thanks @Cryptowolf ! I am not exactly sure of it's age, but since it was the first watch worn on the moon I am guessing it as at the very least 30 years old. I do not know if any restoration has been done to it, but it looks great considering it's age.
     
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    since w're on the topic of swag GMT-Master II
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    Absolutely beautiful!
     
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    Here are a few of my other watches (Click to enlarge pics -some pics are stock photos because I didn't feel like getting my camera out lol)

    Invicta Reserve 52mm Specialty Subaqua Swiss Made Quartz Chronograph

    B.jpg case back.jpg

    Another Invicta (can't remember model number)

    20160517_184107.jpg (Note: The crystal is perfect, the sparkles you see are from the blue dial, in light they sparkle -it is actually a pretty cool effect)

    Gucci 9040M

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    Gucci 2200M

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    Invicta 1566 Reserve CHronograph

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    isn't... that worth like.... 30k
     
  19. Kunlun

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    Here's a Kenneth Cole skeleton, my first automatic (has a rotor, winds itself with the motion of your wrist).
     

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    Hi, it's a co-axial (which is well-worth reading about, it's a revolutionary thing in watchmaking). So, not 30 years old as Omega put its first co-ax out in 1999, I believe. Your watch is a tribute to what was indeed the first watch on the moon, except yours has an awesome newer movement inside.

    Like cryptowolf said, it's a nice chronograph. Wear it with pride.
     
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