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Old 25 August 2019, 02:30 PM   #1
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Niece birth and 2 extra gifts

My niece was born yesterday.

Im living in Portugal for the past 2 years and came to spend holidays in Brasil and see my niece's birth.

In the city my sister lives has one AD wich I decided to take a shot! Despite never have been in the store, went there to check their inventory.

As any other AD, nothing in the window. Entered the store and started talking to the sales associate. Told her Im a long time collector and was chasing a Daytona, a blue Skydweller, s/s Pepsi... She just laughed! Then I asked her about the ones that are kept in the safe! She laughed again!

They have received them all!!! Hulk, ss Skydweller, Pepsi, Seadweller, Sub, Explorer II... But...





NO BUTS!!! I did what I have to do!

After a long and hard negotiation, I did it!

But wait, I cried a little bit more! And here you go the grand finale pics!

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Old 25 August 2019, 02:31 PM   #2
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Congratulations on the birth of your niece.

...and the watch Gods smiled upon you!
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Old 25 August 2019, 03:35 PM   #3
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Old 25 August 2019, 03:40 PM   #4
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Congrats. But did you pay premium price?

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Old 25 August 2019, 05:48 PM   #5
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Congrats! You should have picked up the LVc and Pepsi while you were at it to round out the collection.


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Old 25 August 2019, 06:42 PM   #6
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Holy smokes - you walked into a AD you have never visited before and came out with a blue Sky-dweller and a black Daytona. I'm speechless. I need you on my sales team at work!
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Old 25 August 2019, 06:46 PM   #7
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The black daytona is my definite choice.

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Old 25 August 2019, 10:27 PM   #8
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Thats a big day!!! Congrats x 2!
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Old 25 August 2019, 10:43 PM   #9
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Wow. Congrats on all!
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Old 25 August 2019, 11:02 PM   #10
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Congratulations!! I've never heard of anything like that

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Old 25 August 2019, 11:08 PM   #11
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So what exactly was the negotiation?

And congrats on the SD and Daytona!
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Old 25 August 2019, 11:09 PM   #12
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Congrats! Incredible day for you when these two watches are not the best thing that happened:) congrats to your family.
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Old 26 August 2019, 12:41 AM   #13
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Congrats. But did you pay premium price?

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No premium. Only luck!!!

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Old 26 August 2019, 12:43 AM   #14
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Congrats! You should have picked up the LVc and Pepsi while you were at it to round out the collection.


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They didnt want to sell me 2 watches. After a lot of talk I had to choose 2. Went on the hardest! And all the money flew away!!! LOL

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Old 26 August 2019, 12:43 AM   #15
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Double congrats!
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Old 26 August 2019, 12:43 AM   #16
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Holy smokes - you walked into a AD you have never visited before and came out with a blue Sky-dweller and a black Daytona. I'm speechless. I need you on my sales team at work!
Im open for offers!

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Old 26 August 2019, 12:44 AM   #17
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Congratulations!! I've never heard of anything like that

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Neither do I... Lol

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Old 26 August 2019, 12:44 AM   #18
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I might use the birth of a niece story next time I’m at AD and see if it works

Congratulations on the niece and congratulations on awesome pieces! Great story!!
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Old 26 August 2019, 12:44 AM   #19
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Thanks to all replies!

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Old 26 August 2019, 12:45 AM   #20
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I might use the birth of a niece story next time I’m at AD and see if it works

Congratulations on the niece and congratulations on awesome pieces! Great story!!


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Old 26 August 2019, 12:56 AM   #21
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Oh MY! please script your chat with the sales people, we wanna know how you did it LOL

wear them in good health
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Old 26 August 2019, 01:32 AM   #22
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dang ! its like he time travelled back to when stock was in the shelves
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Old 26 August 2019, 02:17 AM   #23
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You should’ve bought the entire safe. Congratulations.
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Old 26 August 2019, 02:32 AM   #24
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Yes, what was the “hard negotiation”??? You’ll pay above MSRP?

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Old 26 August 2019, 04:12 AM   #25
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I might use the birth of a niece story next time I’m at AD and see if it works

Congratulations on the niece and congratulations on awesome pieces! Great story!!
A wedding anniversary didn’t work at 3 ADs for me.

I need to see the transcript of this guy’s conversation.
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Old 26 August 2019, 06:08 AM   #26
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Wow, double jackpot! No mark up to boot.
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Old 26 August 2019, 06:15 AM   #27
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Care to share what we’re the magic words you whispered to the sale’s lady? :)


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Old 26 August 2019, 06:21 AM   #28
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Old 26 August 2019, 08:45 AM   #29
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All looks great
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Old 26 August 2019, 08:48 AM   #30
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Very nice! Which was the AD you visited in Brasil ? I buy all of my watches from Sao Paulo / Frattina. Obrigado.
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