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Old 26 March 2008, 11:21 AM   #1
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1000 dollar watch

if someone gave you $1000 to spend on a watch, what would you buy? I would probably go to the used market and get an omega. But what if you had to buy a new one, what would u choose?
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Old 26 March 2008, 11:22 AM   #2
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For 1000$ I would buy an omega too
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Old 26 March 2008, 12:54 PM   #3
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1k can buy an omega? then i seconded that
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Old 26 March 2008, 03:15 PM   #4
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on the used market it is possible to get certain models for 1000
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Old 26 March 2008, 05:06 PM   #5
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I would buy the Hamilton Jazzmaster H32646555. It's $1,695.00 but, a friend of mine and an AD in Washington DC gives me 30% off, so it will cost me $1,186.50. The watch is beautiful, the movement is the 7753 and you can admire the beauty of it through the exibition back. I thought the case was solid red gold, it looks that good. It is certainly on my wish list for this year.

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Old 26 March 2008, 05:07 PM   #6
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A beautiful MIDO Ocean Star Chronometer with a silver dial and original mesh bracelet.

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Old 26 March 2008, 10:02 PM   #7
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This. Ocean7 LM 2. A little over $800.00 new with factory warrantee. I'd rather not risk a $1,000 gray Seamaster. Unless it's Costco with its unlimited guarantee. But they sell Omegas over the $1,000 range.

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Old 27 March 2008, 01:24 AM   #8
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Hamilton or Mido.
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Old 27 March 2008, 02:21 AM   #9
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I 'd buy a Debaufre Airforce Orange with $565.

This is the 44-mm Orange Airforce watch using the Unitas hand-wind movement with a black stainless steel case and a hypnotizing black dial with orange markers. The leather strap is 24-mm. The leather strap is attached with a special screw removable with a special tool. The watch has a case-back window allowing to see the Swiss Unitas Movement.
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Old 27 March 2008, 03:05 AM   #10
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1+ on the Jazzmaster. And if it's SS you'll get some change as well!
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Old 27 March 2008, 08:16 AM   #11
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Old 27 March 2008, 03:12 PM   #12
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I recently did such a thing... I chose this one.



I chose it because of it's extreme depth rating (1000m), excellent legibility and lume, thin profile, midrange price and surprisingly light weight (108g). Had if for a few months now and I'm happy with it. It serves as my daily "beater"...
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Old 27 March 2008, 10:07 PM   #13
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Used: if I could find one, maybe an Omega Seamaster GMT white-dial, or a Tag Carerra or Targa chrono.

If I had to go new, then most likely an Oris diver with an integrated rubber strap.
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Old 27 March 2008, 10:07 PM   #14
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Used: if I could find one, maybe an Omega Seamaster GMT white-dial, or a Tag Carerra or Targa chrono.

If I had to go new, then most likely an Oris diver with an integrated rubber strap.
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Old 28 March 2008, 08:48 AM   #15
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AutoZilla...




I have the 300m EcoZilla, but this auto is hot... Both are 48mm not including the crown assembly.

Mine with the stock rubber, and also with custom nato adapters.




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Old 28 March 2008, 08:55 AM   #16
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Stunning pic
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Old 28 March 2008, 09:08 AM   #17
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Stunning pic
Yeah, that first pic is stunning... sadly neither the watch nor the picture are mine... :)
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