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Old 22 December 2013, 10:44 AM   #1
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Let's See Some Sea Dwellers

You just have to love the Sea Dweller. With a bit more mass, it wears like a modern watch, but at a glance it is unmistakably vintage. I just got this one back from ABC Watchwerks a few days ago. They touched up the case and put a NOS superdome crystal on it. I will admit that I was a little late to appreciate the allure of the superdome, but I get it now. This one will share time with my other Great White and my Mk IV DR. I am sure there are some great looking Sea Dwellers out there. Let's see some.





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Old 22 December 2013, 10:47 AM   #2
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I like your three SDwellers , but I can't stop staring at your DRSD- does it get much wrist time. I've yet to see a DRSD in the wild ...
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Old 22 December 2013, 12:50 PM   #3
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I like your three SDwellers , but I can't stop staring at your DRSD- does it get much wrist time. I've yet to see a DRSD in the wild ...
Al thanks for the kind words; no the DRSD does not get much wrist time, and I have yet to see one in the wild as well. I have seen some pretty rare watches but never a DR.
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Old 22 December 2013, 10:48 AM   #4
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Here is one of my never worn SD.
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Old 22 December 2013, 10:51 AM   #5
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John, those watches are truly remarkable. You are a very lucky man

Here is my favorite. I will try and take an appropriate picture for this thread tomorrow.

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Old 22 December 2013, 10:53 AM   #6
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You just have to love the Sea Dweller. With a bit more mass, it wears like a modern watch, but at a glance it is unmistakably vintage. I just got this one back from ABC Watchwerks a few days ago. They touched up the case and put a NOS superdome crystal on it. I will admit that I was a little late to appreciate the allure of the superdome, but I get it now. This one will share time with my other Great White and my Mk IV DR. I am sure there are some great looking Sea Dwellers out there. Let's see some.





"Let's see some Sea Dwellers"

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I don't own one anyone, except for this one-off prototype I purchased in France a while back, but I do like yours Big John!
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Old 22 December 2013, 10:56 AM   #7
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Here is one of mine!

Does the deep sea sea dweller count?

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Old 22 December 2013, 11:02 AM   #8
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Certainly not vintage, but still a classic in every aspect IMO!



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Old 23 December 2013, 03:38 AM   #9
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Cool looking strap on that one. Is it after market? If so where can on find it?
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Old 22 December 2013, 11:41 AM   #10
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How about a SUB-DWELLER ??!!

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Old 22 December 2013, 11:44 AM   #11
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Outstanding John! The new addition looks great, congrats.

Here's mine, it's on a bit of an extended vacation with my dear old Dad in CO.
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Old 22 December 2013, 01:03 PM   #12
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Here's my 1665 from 78 (sold in 79)

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Old 22 December 2013, 03:28 PM   #13
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John, you know how I feel about your recent addition. The case, insert and dial combine to make it the nicest SD I have seen - the real bonus is that you are wearing and enjoying it daily instead of putting it in the safe
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Old 22 December 2013, 12:54 PM   #14
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Great looking watches everyone.

John thanks... you had me laughing pretty hard. I think the model you purchased in France may be even more rare than you thought. It may be one of the early thin case versions. Ha Ha
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Old 22 December 2013, 01:00 PM   #15
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Great looking watches everyone.

John thanks... you had me laughing pretty hard. I think the model you purchased in France may be even more rare than you thought. It may be one of the early thin case versions. Ha Ha
OMG.... I thought John lost it for a minute........lol
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Old 23 December 2013, 04:57 AM   #16
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OMG.... I thought John lost it for a minute........lol
LMAOOOO i thought the same thing
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Old 22 December 2013, 06:52 PM   #17
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Old 22 December 2013, 08:53 PM   #18
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I love Sea Dwellers !







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Old 23 December 2013, 04:40 AM   #19
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I love Sea Dwellers !







Kan al tellen !

Mooie spullen die je hebt !

Prettige Kerst en fijne Eindejaarsfeesten

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Old 26 May 2014, 06:10 PM   #20
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Kan al tellen !



Mooie spullen die je hebt !



Prettige Kerst en fijne Eindejaarsfeesten



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You said it, great collection of grails


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Old 2 April 2014, 05:52 AM   #21
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I love Sea Dwellers !

Stunning - can I ask where you got that NATO from - trying to source one myself. Is that a MK2 thin case?
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Old 22 December 2013, 11:00 PM   #22
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Love these old SD's

Pic of mines but not vintage

Anyone every upgraded\ downgraded from modern SD to vintage SD ?? Regrets ?

Some of these SD's are great looking especially John's DRSD which I realise in a leaque of its own

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Old 26 May 2014, 06:00 PM   #23
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Love these old SD's



Pic of mines but not vintage



Anyone every upgraded\ downgraded from modern SD to vintage SD ?? Regrets ?



Some of these SD's are great looking especially John's DRSD which I realise in a leaque of its own




Great watch. I think any and all SD are going to continue to increase in demand. The 16600 are just around the corner from being vintage. The 16660 are already super sought after and, well, we know that any decent 1665 is going to be over 10k. I can't get enough of the Sea-Dweller, hehe- great thread!


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Old 22 December 2013, 11:10 PM   #24
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Did someone say Sea Dwellers???

John, let me say that the word, "Fabulous" does not do those watches of yours justice…!!!

(You are making me reconsider another 1665)

Here are my meager offerings…


7.4 mil 666




My other 7.4 mil





My 8.0 mil…(mk 2 Dial)





My 9.4 mil 666…





My K series 16600…

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Old 23 December 2013, 02:31 AM   #25
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Russ thanks for the kind words. This one is staying on the wrist. Sam, Rob, Steve, Nathaniel, frosty, and colpol, great looking Sea Dwellers. Ryan wow thanks for the Comex pics. Clay your collection of "666"'s is awesome. I would be surprised if you stopped at 3... and why should you?
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Old 23 December 2013, 05:00 AM   #26
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Just the one here - a modern 16600 from 1990, which I love and am currently wearing. Great watches, everyone.
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Old 23 December 2013, 05:17 AM   #27
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Old 23 December 2013, 06:50 AM   #28
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How can u not love the double red.



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Old 23 December 2013, 07:30 AM   #29
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Every one a beauty guys! You just have to love these new and old!
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Old 23 December 2013, 08:11 AM   #30
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The good, the bad, and the ugly :-)

1665, 16600, 116660, and bastardized 16600

BTW, Surely you can pick-out my favorite in the group. It is the one that stands out.......and it's not the blacked-out aberration. That golden patina, sweet superdome..........Rolex just can't duplicate such sweetness with their newest releases. Don't the others just look plain when sitting beside the BEST??


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