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Old 26 November 2020, 01:17 AM   #1
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Alright so Iíve popped in and out of this forum for just about 9yrs now and realized Iíve never really met anyone from my area on here. Iíd like to maybe setup a zoom get together or WhatsApp/kik group or something so we can all know whoís who and whatís what.... Thoughts?

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Old 2 December 2020, 11:50 AM   #2
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Old 3 December 2020, 12:52 PM   #3
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I'm up north in Cleveland. I've got a few watch friends up here.
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Old 7 December 2020, 12:13 PM   #4
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Wonderful! Who else? Iím near Louisville as well.


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Old 13 December 2020, 03:08 AM   #5
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Oldham County peon here.
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Old 13 December 2020, 09:35 AM   #6
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Oldham County peon here.

Hello Oldham County peon! What a nice school district you have there!


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Old 13 December 2020, 10:11 AM   #7
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Old 14 December 2020, 12:12 PM   #8
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Old 12 January 2021, 12:41 PM   #10
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Old 2 March 2021, 01:18 PM   #11
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could've sworn i posted in this thread a few weeks back...i'm in the Cincinnati area.
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Old 5 March 2021, 01:46 PM   #12
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Old 5 March 2021, 01:47 PM   #13
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Old 5 March 2021, 02:10 PM   #14
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Old 9 March 2021, 12:56 PM   #15
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Old 28 March 2021, 09:54 PM   #16
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Hey y’all! I’m moving to Louisville soon, and just getting into watches. Looking at purchasing a Tudor (BB32), Omega (Speedmaster 3861 SS), and two Rolexes (OP31 and DJ36) in the next year or two. I’ll probably be interested in one of the tougher to find Rolexes at some point.

Any recommendations on an AD to focus my spend on? It looks like Richter and Phillips is the closest that offers all 3 brands, but not sure if the extra distance is justified just to get my Omega spend at the same AD.
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Old 28 March 2021, 10:22 PM   #17
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Hey yíall! Iím moving to Louisville soon, and just getting into watches. Looking at purchasing a Tudor (BB32), Omega (Speedmaster 3861 SS), and two Rolexes (OP31 and DJ36) in the next year or two. Iíll probably be interested in one of the tougher to find Rolexes at some point.

Any recommendations on an AD to focus my spend on? It looks like Richter and Phillips is the closest that offers all 3 brands, but not sure if the extra distance is justified just to get my Omega spend at the same AD.
Sorry I cannot help. I stopped in a couple Rolex AD's in Louisville (It think there are only two). They didn't have any good inventory and the 2 people I talked to asking about some SS watches, bluesy, CHNR both started with the "we have really great customers that have spent 100's (yes 100's) of thousands so they get the very few that come in."

I left. I wouldn't be that person that buys 100's of thousands of stuff even if it was all hard to get SS models. They clearly don't want or need my small dollars.
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Old 28 March 2021, 10:44 PM   #18
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Sorry I cannot help. I stopped in a couple Rolex AD's in Louisville (It think there are only two). They didn't have any good inventory and the 2 people I talked to asking about some SS watches, bluesy, CHNR both started with the "we have really great customers that have spent 100's (yes 100's) of thousands so they get the very few that come in."

I left. I wouldn't be that person that buys 100's of thousands of stuff even if it was all hard to get SS models. They clearly don't want or need my small dollars.
Thanks for thatógood to know to not bother with the two in Louisville.
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Old 21 April 2021, 12:26 AM   #20
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Following up... I stopped by Richter & Phillips last Saturday and had a great experience with Blake. The shop was very busy, but he took the time to talk me through Tudor, Omega and Rolex. Rolex availability seemed better than a lot of dealers, although still mostly Lady Datejusts in the case. The shop had an excellent selection of Tudor and Omega models to see.

I ended up purchasing a blue Black Bay 32 for my wife, which I had been thinking about for a while. I'll definitely be back, and recommend folks in the area check out the shop and ask for Blake.
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Following up... I stopped by Richter & Phillips last Saturday and had a great experience with Blake. The shop was very busy, but he took the time to talk me through Tudor, Omega and Rolex. Rolex availability seemed better than a lot of dealers, although still mostly Lady Datejusts in the case. The shop had an excellent selection of Tudor and Omega models to see.

I ended up purchasing a blue Black Bay 32 for my wife, which I had been thinking about for a while. I'll definitely be back, and recommend folks in the area check out the shop and ask for Blake.
Bought my blue Pelagos there last year.
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