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Old 20 January 2017, 03:35 PM   #1
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Incoming....

First incoming of the year. Should arrive in the morning! Spent a bunch of time debating between a JLC Universal Time and a VC QDL. Went to the boutiques to try them on one more time before making a decision. Decided to stop by the Panerai boutique next door and fell in love with this piece.

Another great deal from Dan Dubinsky. 8th watch deal with him in the last 18 months..

Pictures to follow once it arrives!
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Old 20 January 2017, 04:07 PM   #2
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Congrats in advance!

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Old 20 January 2017, 05:18 PM   #3
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Old 20 January 2017, 10:59 PM   #4
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Old 20 January 2017, 11:42 PM   #5
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Old 20 January 2017, 11:43 PM   #6
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Old 21 January 2017, 12:33 AM   #7
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Old 21 January 2017, 12:41 AM   #8
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Old 21 January 2017, 01:05 AM   #9
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Old 21 January 2017, 01:59 AM   #10
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Old 21 January 2017, 03:29 AM   #11
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Old 21 January 2017, 06:41 AM   #12
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oh man, that feeling of waiting ... :D
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Old 21 January 2017, 10:01 AM   #13
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It's here. The DUE 674.
This piece has been a topic of debate among the traditionalists for it's lack of water resistance. Since I don't do any diving and I never go swimming with a watch on, it was the perfect Panerai for me. I always loved the 1950 case design, but not the bulk that accompanied it. The sunburst dial and slim profile just did it for me.
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Old 21 January 2017, 10:16 AM   #14
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Old 21 January 2017, 10:46 AM   #15
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Old 21 January 2017, 10:51 AM   #16
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Old 21 January 2017, 11:10 AM   #17
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Old 21 January 2017, 11:11 AM   #18
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Congrats. Very nice piece!
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Old 21 January 2017, 11:26 AM   #19
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Old 21 January 2017, 11:57 AM   #20
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Old 21 January 2017, 01:01 PM   #21
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Congrats, love that dial! Show us a side profile shot so we can enjoy the thinness of the case.
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Old 21 January 2017, 01:38 PM   #22
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Very nice addition. Congrats.
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Old 21 January 2017, 02:28 PM   #23
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I love it. I'm all for thin pams
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Old 21 January 2017, 02:53 PM   #24
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Enjoy! I like the microrotor and sunburst dial.
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Old 21 January 2017, 03:13 PM   #25
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Thanks everyone. I can't believe how comfortable this piece wears. Here are some side profile shots as requestesd.
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Old 21 January 2017, 03:16 PM   #26
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Nice choice congrats! The polished crown guard is a very nice touch on that watch...
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Old 22 January 2017, 02:28 AM   #27
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That's a very nice looking piece! Congrats!
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Old 22 January 2017, 05:30 AM   #28
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Dan's the Man! Nice pick-up.
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Old 22 January 2017, 09:13 AM   #29
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Old 30 January 2017, 04:56 AM   #30
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Wow, congrats! There is a nice article on the Panerai due: https://paneraireview.com/panerai-lu...or-due-review/
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