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Old 10 April 2018, 03:02 PM   #1
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Add SD43 or Redundant? Pics included

Thinking about adding an SD43 to this mix. Whatcha think. Too redundant? Would be paying a premium but not a crazy one. At this price a skydweller is pretty close as well. I'm more concerned with loss on resale as I cannot try any of these pieces on before I buy them, so i dont want to get waxed should i not like it and have to resell.

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Old 10 April 2018, 03:05 PM   #2
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Not in my opinion. I have a Sub C and I'm considering getting a SD43 (if I can find one at retail).
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:10 PM   #3
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I would rather add a Daytona C instead of the SD43.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:12 PM   #4
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Not redundant at all....black bezel, black dial, 43mm, and brushed bracelet. Totally different look than any you have.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:12 PM   #5
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Would never pay a premium with that collection.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:13 PM   #6
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There's no right or wrong on this one. My opinion is it's redundant, but I'm the kind of person who, already having a SubC, won't buy another Sub or GMT, because I find them too similar. Others just love the Rolex diver/sports model look, and can't get enough of it.

So, as always, ask the little man inside you, because he knows all. None of us can tell you.

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Old 10 April 2018, 03:17 PM   #7
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I would rather add a Daytona C instead of the SD43.
Had a black one and sold it, really wanted white. the premiums are just astronomical.

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Would never pay a premium with that collection.
this is a good point. My dealer could do MSRP no tax but it would tax 4-6 months. I have no issue waiting
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:18 PM   #8
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It’s closest to the hulk in appearance, but it’s still not close.

Get the 43.
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:27 PM   #9
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43 is losing steam slowly
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Old 10 April 2018, 03:29 PM   #10
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It would certainly be a great addition to the collection, that’s for sure. Definitely worth waiting and getting your name on the card imo.
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Old 10 April 2018, 04:02 PM   #11
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Get it...it is different enough from the other watches. Great collection
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Old 10 April 2018, 04:12 PM   #12
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Not at all if you ask me. It's a beauty, get it if you can. Very good collection btw.
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Old 10 April 2018, 04:22 PM   #13
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this is a good point. My dealer could do MSRP no tax but it would tax 4-6 months. I have no issue waiting

If you decide to add it, Id definitely wait the 4-6 months to get it from my AD.

For me though, given your collection, the SD43 covers the same bases as a couple you already have. Id spend my money on something else. No mistake that its a great watch though
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Old 10 April 2018, 05:08 PM   #14
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Much as the SD43 is my favourite Rolex of all time, if I were you I’d get the Sky D. It’s a fantastic watch and would round off your collection -

2 different divers
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Old 10 April 2018, 06:31 PM   #15
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You have a nice collection mate of sports models.

Get something with fluted bezel. (i.e) A skydweller or a DD40
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You have a nice collection mate of sports models.

Get something with fluted bezel. (i.e) A skydweller or a DD40
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Old 10 April 2018, 07:03 PM   #17
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Indeed. Im sure theyll start to appear in AD windows before you know it.
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Old 10 April 2018, 07:32 PM   #18
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Add it it’s a great watch and not redundant at all!
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Old 10 April 2018, 07:41 PM   #19
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Get it if you want it. Nice watch.
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Old 10 April 2018, 09:06 PM   #20
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I have 3/4 of those, 15300 blue, blnr and hulk, just got a SD43. So...not in my opinion.


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Old 10 April 2018, 09:07 PM   #21
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Judging from your photos, I think the SD43 might wear a little large on you.
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Old 10 April 2018, 09:18 PM   #22
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Would fit in nicely.
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Old 10 April 2018, 09:27 PM   #24
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Much as the SD43 is my favourite Rolex of all time, if I were you Id get the Sky D. Its a fantastic watch and would round off your collection -

2 different divers
2 different multiple time zones
One dressier AP.

I tend to agree with this and I have an SD43 and love it. I blue Sky Dweller would fit in nicely. BUT it would not be a mistake to get it. Being patient and waiting for a AD to get without a premium and have your name on papers would be best in the long run.
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Old 10 April 2018, 10:22 PM   #25
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SD43 is a great option and not redundant given your collection but if you can actually choose a Sky D as an alternative, it's definitely more complementary and would be a better way to round out the lineup.
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Old 10 April 2018, 10:25 PM   #26
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Much as the SD43 is my favourite Rolex of all time, if I were you Id get the Sky D. Its a fantastic watch and would round off your collection -

2 different divers
2 different multiple time zones
One dressier AP.

I'm the same, in isolation I prefer the SD43 but not here.
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Old 10 April 2018, 10:27 PM   #27
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Judging from your photos, I think the SD43 might wear a little large on you.
No the 15400 probably wears slightly bigger, esp the white dial.
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Old 10 April 2018, 10:28 PM   #28
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people here never say redundant but always say both.

On the other hand the SD43 is indeed not redundant in your collection
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Old 10 April 2018, 10:53 PM   #29
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No the 15400 probably wears slightly bigger, esp the white dial.
Yeah but check out the Hulk shot. Look where the lugs fall on his wrist. Looks like the Sub is the perfect size. SD43 may be pushing it.
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Old 10 April 2018, 10:55 PM   #30
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