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Old 2 September 2019, 11:53 PM   #31
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I'm really enjoying it, thank you. I'm not sure if the watch is an "upgrade" from my GP, as GP has an amazing history and superb finishing. But, the best/most interesting GPs are far beyond my reach, so I'm very happy with the switch to the SBGE249, which does not feel like a compromise at all.


Agreed that GP has some great history behind it. Glad youíre happy with the GS
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Old 3 September 2019, 12:40 AM   #32
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WOW! fantastic!

it does look great! I was worried about the collaboration that it would be on the caseback or somehow ostentatiously displayed like Hodinkee - but this is so good !!

Congratulations!! I think this just moved up a few notches on my list !
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Old 3 September 2019, 10:45 AM   #33
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Sweet GS!
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Old 3 September 2019, 11:06 AM   #34
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Wow! Big congrats! Thatís a beautiful watch!
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Old 4 September 2019, 02:14 AM   #35
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Man, she looks GOOOOOOD !!!

I really like the 41mm heft and the wrist presence. Only happy hours to show you !
Many thanks, Panos. :-)

Iím finding the size to be perfect. It wears slightly smaller than a 6 digit Sub despite the silver dial and slightly larger/thicker case, yet itís big enough for you to know itís there. And then on the flip side, the clasp is so svelte and the bracelet so smooth, itís all just a real pleasure.

As for ďwrist presenceĒ, up close, there are so many fine details to enjoy, but from further away it just looks like a watch, IMHO. Which is exactly how I like it.



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Looks awesome, enjoy! Iím expecting it shortly too
Nice!! Hope it arrives soon!


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WOW! fantastic!

it does look great! I was worried about the collaboration that it would be on the caseback or somehow ostentatiously displayed like Hodinkee - but this is so good !!

Congratulations!! I think this just moved up a few notches on my list !

Thanks.

I know some people arenít fans of the blue LE stamp on the rear crystal. I actually like it, because of the blue, the lion and the celebrating of the LE without doing something cheesy like some other collaborations...Also, the stamp is limited to the center of the dial, so there is still plenty to look at.



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Agreed that GP has some great history behind it. Glad youíre happy with the GS
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Wow! Big congrats! Thatís a beautiful watch!
Thanks for looking.
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Old 5 September 2019, 11:14 AM   #36
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039/250 just found its way into my collection today. A perfectly awesome 20th anniversary gift from my wife. Such a beautiful watch.


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Old 5 September 2019, 12:34 PM   #37
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039/250 just found its way into my collection today. A perfectly awesome 20th anniversary gift from my wife. Such a beautiful watch.


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Congrats!..I got my fist scratch on mine the other day, glad to get it out of the way.
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Old 5 September 2019, 09:10 PM   #38
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039/250 just found its way into my collection today. A perfectly awesome 20th anniversary gift from my wife. Such a beautiful watch.


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Very nice, congrats!!! Both on the watch and 20 years.

Mine was, in part, for my 15th wedding anniversary.



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Congrats!..I got my fist scratch on mine the other day, glad to get it out of the way.
My day is coming.... glad to see it wasnít a trauma!
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Old 6 September 2019, 04:34 AM   #39
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Man, I can't get enough of these pics! Breathtaking!

My AD is starting to feature GS quite a bit and I love seeing all of their pieces. I would love to see this one in the case one day!
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Old 7 September 2019, 02:20 PM   #40
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Ack, I can't wait to get mine. I live in Asia, but I'm coming into USA for a wedding in October.
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Old 8 September 2019, 01:50 AM   #41
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Man, I can't get enough of these pics! Breathtaking!

My AD is starting to feature GS quite a bit and I love seeing all of their pieces. I would love to see this one in the case one day!
Unfortunately I donít think youíll ever see this in your ADs display as this is a Timeless Luxury limited edition of 250. Now itís entirely possible they get one in on trade.
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Old 8 September 2019, 04:59 AM   #42
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Gorgeous watch, just placed an order for mine, was told will ship end of November.

GS is growing worldwide and this is the first special watch for the US market only limited to 250 units, have a feeling its one of those watches people would wish they had bought a few years from now.
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Old 8 September 2019, 06:05 AM   #43
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Unfortunately I donít think youíll ever see this in your ADs display as this is a Timeless Luxury limited edition of 250. Now itís entirely possible they get one in on trade.


It seems like GS has quite a few LE. Is that accurate? I actually like when a brand has many LE. I donít care about collectibility so I like it when every few months something fresh is released.


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Old 8 September 2019, 02:18 PM   #44
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It seems like GS has quite a few LE. Is that accurate? I actually like when a brand has many LE. I donít care about collectibility so I like it when every few months something fresh is released.


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I noticed that as well. Agree, always having something fresh and unique.
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Old 8 September 2019, 10:48 PM   #45
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Man, I can't get enough of these pics! Breathtaking!

My AD is starting to feature GS quite a bit and I love seeing all of their pieces. I would love to see this one in the case one day!
From a distance, GS is a “nice watch”. Up close and on the wrist, the finishing, details and “feel” is top-notch. Keep exploring and you will surely find one you love.



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Ack, I can't wait to get mine. I live in Asia, but I'm coming into USA for a wedding in October.
Nice! Just a month to go.

I was really lucky that Timeless could get it shipped to me while I was on vacation in the States.... otherwise, I would have had to wait until late March for it!



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Unfortunately I don’t think you’ll ever see this in your ADs display as this is a Timeless Luxury limited edition of 250. Now it’s entirely possible they get one in on trade.
For anyone on the fence, I would go for it. It’s just that good. A special combination of several classic GS attributes.... you can’t go wrong.



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Gorgeous watch, just placed an order for mine, was told will ship end of November.

GS is growing worldwide and this is the first special watch for the US market only limited to 250 units, have a feeling its one of those watches people would wish they had bought a few years from now.
Congrats and enjoy! November is just around the corner.

Who knows what the future will bring with this one, but one thing I do know is that I am grateful to get to enjoy it for many years to come.



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It seems like GS has quite a few LE. Is that accurate? I actually like when a brand has many LE. I don’t care about collectibility so I like it when every few months something fresh is released.


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I’m with you.

The trick is to know when you find one you love, and then stay happy when the next one comes out. ;-)
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Old 10 September 2019, 07:03 PM   #46
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Congrats my friend! Late to the incoming but absolutely love that one. Wear it well!
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Old 10 September 2019, 09:49 PM   #47
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Congrats my friend! Late to the incoming but absolutely love that one. Wear it well!

Many thanks, Travis, much appreciated. To me, it's a really special one, and I can't stop staring.
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Old 10 September 2019, 11:19 PM   #48
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Old 10 September 2019, 11:57 PM   #49
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Really sweet. Congrats!
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Old 11 September 2019, 01:33 AM   #50
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Really sweet. Congrats!


Many thanks, Bas and Mario.

"Funny" thing happened to me today...I've been lucky enough to have some nice watches for several years now, but today was the first time I took a cloth to wipe my watch clean to admire the polishing (as opposed to simply cleaning it). After having done it, I had a quick thought of "just what am I doing right now?"

So far, I'm really happy to have joined the GS world of watches.
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Old 13 September 2019, 04:58 AM   #51
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What is the thickness like on this model?

I've had a Hi Beat GMT before and it was quite beefy. But being a Spring Drive maybe it's slimmer?
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Old 13 September 2019, 03:24 PM   #52
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What is the thickness like on this model?

I've had a Hi Beat GMT before and it was quite beefy. But being a Spring Drive maybe it's slimmer?

Iíve read 13.8 mm. Thanks to the beautiful sculpting of the case and lugs as well as the Zaratsu polishing, it wears very well.
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