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Old 18 May 2010, 09:05 PM   #1
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Just got my Newman Holy Grail!!

Hi Guys.

Been searching for an ultra mint Screw Down for a very long time! Finally came across this with Rolex Service papers box etc
And managed to source it from someone who was the original owner who bought it in 1971. Case number is around 3m.

Cant take my eyes off this thing.. just took some pictures this morning, hope you like them...

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Old 18 May 2010, 09:07 PM   #2
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Wow!!! What a beauty, you must be happy with that search......
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Old 18 May 2010, 09:10 PM   #3
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stunning watch!!congratulation!
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Old 18 May 2010, 09:12 PM   #4
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Old 18 May 2010, 09:21 PM   #5
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Congrats on an amazing piece.
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Old 18 May 2010, 09:50 PM   #6
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Absolutely stunning. Congratulations
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Old 18 May 2010, 10:04 PM   #7
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Absolutely beautiful, congratulations.
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Old 18 May 2010, 10:11 PM   #8
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Absolutely fantastic!



Big big BIG CONGRATS!

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Old 18 May 2010, 10:19 PM   #9
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WOW! That is b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l, looks to be in amazing condition.

Congrats and enjoy!
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Old 18 May 2010, 10:28 PM   #10
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Beautiful!!! My ultimate grail, also. Congrats!
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Old 18 May 2010, 10:29 PM   #11
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Thanks so much guys really appreciate the comments and wishes...!
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Old 18 May 2010, 10:35 PM   #12
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10/10! Congrats on your find.
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Old 18 May 2010, 10:38 PM   #13
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simply stunning, great compliment to your already amazing collection. wow!
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Old 18 May 2010, 11:29 PM   #14
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Hello Learnmore60!!
Congrats on this most wonderful finding.
I personally feel this is the more beautiful of all so called "Paul Newman" configurations. A true Grail for any collector of fine watches.
Due to the very few specimens available and the prices they reach, I know I´ll never get on of this for my own collection, but I can assure you that I would love to own one!

I can well understand your enthusiasm, and thrill for owning such a great piece, and I wish you will enjoy this beautiful watch in good health.
Thank you for sharing your jewell!
Very cordially, Abel.
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Old 18 May 2010, 11:36 PM   #15
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Congrats!!! Looks like a peach!!!!
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:11 AM   #16
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Outstanding watch! Congrats
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:19 AM   #17
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Wow

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WOW

Big Congrats!
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:21 AM   #18
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WoW, It looks new to me...
Congrats on a super watch
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:24 AM   #19
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WooooooooW! Perhaps the nicest Grail I have seen.... It is beautiful! A magnificent piece for a Fitting collection. Congratulations.
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:28 AM   #20
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Hello Learnmore60!!
Congrats on this most wonderful finding.
I personally feel this is the more beautiful of all so called "Paul Newman" configurations. A true Grail for any collector of fine watches.
Due to the very few specimens available and the prices they reach, I know I´ll never get on of this for my own collection, but I can assure you that I would love to own one!

I can well understand your enthusiasm, and thrill for owning such a great piece, and I wish you will enjoy this beautiful watch in good health.
Thank you for sharing your jewell!
Very cordially, Abel.
Thanks for your very kind message, it really is a pleasure to own such a piece. Dont be so quick to deny yourself the potential to own one!... I thought like that too :)
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:32 AM   #21
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Congrats !
Love the classic clean look.
Its not just rare/special, but beautiful.
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:53 AM   #22
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It just doesn't get much better mate!
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:55 AM   #23
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Big congrats... stunning watch~
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:58 AM   #24
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Old 19 May 2010, 12:58 AM   #25
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Old 19 May 2010, 01:06 AM   #26
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What a watch! Many congrats!
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Old 19 May 2010, 01:26 AM   #27
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Absolutely Stunning!!! Congrats on finding your Grail! She's a beauty
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Old 19 May 2010, 01:44 AM   #28
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Thank you for your kind comment Learnmore60!!
Ok, may be some day... ! Hope so!!
Enjoy your magnificent Rolex!!
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Old 19 May 2010, 01:44 AM   #29
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Old 19 May 2010, 01:44 AM   #30
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SUPER congrats!!!!!!!! What a GRAIL!!!!!

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