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Old 14 March 2014, 10:38 PM   #61
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Perfect. Thank you.
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Old 17 March 2014, 03:26 AM   #62
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BLNR = blue/noir French for blue/black BLNR of GMT II refers to the new blue/black GMT II
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Old 29 March 2014, 10:19 AM   #63
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What does "bump" mean?
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Old 29 March 2014, 11:10 AM   #64
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Great sticky! Thanks.
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Old 29 March 2014, 11:11 AM   #65
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What does "bump" mean?
Bumping a thread is posting in it for the sole purpose of moving it back up to the top of the page. People say bump, ttt (to the top), up, etc...
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Old 29 March 2014, 11:35 AM   #66
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Bumping a thread is posting in it for the sole purpose of moving it back up to the top of the page. People say bump, ttt (to the top), up, etc...
Bring Up My Post.
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Old 23 April 2014, 10:40 PM   #67
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If we have Bluesy and Coke, we should also add Smurf, 116619, and Hulk, 116610LV.

We also have three Bluesys as well now, a ceramic sunburst, a ceramic smurf/flat dial, and the non ceramic.
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Old 24 April 2014, 05:00 PM   #68
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Perfect post Larry :)
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Old 27 April 2014, 04:58 PM   #69
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Old 6 May 2014, 07:37 AM   #70
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What does "Bump" mean?
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Old 8 May 2014, 12:09 AM   #71
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What does NATO (for straps) mean?

http://www.clockworksynergy.com/nato...strap-history/
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Old 11 May 2014, 09:39 PM   #72
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What does "Bump" mean?

Bring Up My Post

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Old 1 June 2014, 09:36 PM   #73
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What is the significance of a "random serial"? Tried to search, but the buy/sell threads clogged the results.
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Old 6 June 2014, 02:18 PM   #74
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Old 9 June 2014, 10:19 AM   #75
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Rail Dial?
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Old 21 June 2014, 10:17 AM   #76
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I see this one frequently:

PCG = Pointed Crown Guard

What's this, so it in a FS (For Sale) thread today...

OCC = ???
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Old 22 June 2014, 04:55 PM   #77
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OCC = Official Certified Chronometer
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Old 24 June 2014, 08:38 PM   #78
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Rail dial=The line up of lettering on some vintage 1665 SD (Seadwellers) .
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Old 26 June 2014, 01:50 PM   #79
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Thanks for posting that. Very helpful to this newbie!

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Old 14 July 2014, 08:24 AM   #80
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BLNR = 116710BLNR
DJII = DateJust II
DDII = Day-Date II
LVc = 1166110LV
SubC = 1166110LN
SubC ND = 114060


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Thank you. What does the "C" stand for in SubC
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Old 14 July 2014, 08:41 AM   #81
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Thank you. What does the "C" stand for in SubC
Ceramic.
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Old 14 July 2014, 09:02 AM   #82
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Ceramic.
Doh! Thank you sir! Makes perfect sense now!
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Old 27 July 2014, 07:06 AM   #83
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Thanks. I have these and other Rolex terminology on my Rolex blog as well if anyone is interested; http://mainstreetwatches.com/blog/
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Old 27 July 2014, 07:08 AM   #84
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This will be a living list and updated when new abbreviations become known and added..


AD = Authorized Dealer (of Rolex or another watchmaker)
AK = Air King
AR - Anti-reflective coating
ARW= Authorized Rolex Watchmaker
BAR = Pressure/Depth rating (e.g.30BAR, 300m/1000ft)
BLNR = Bleu/Noir (French for Blue/Black)
Bluesy = Blue TT Sub
BNIB = Brand New In Box
BPH = Beats per hour ie. 28,800 bph, 36,000 bph
Cal = Calibre (of a movement)
COSC = Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres" (Certified Chronometer)
Coke = Black/Red GMT Insert
DD = Day-Date
DJ = DateJust
DLC = Diamond Like Carbon (usually blacked-out cases)
DRSD = Double Red Sea Dweller
DSSD = Deep Sea Sea Dweller
EXP = Explorer
EXP II = Explorer II
Flip = Changing watches in one's collection
FSOT = For Sale Or Trade
GMT = Greenwich Mean Time
GMT/GMT II = GMT Master II (Rolex Professional line model)
GMTIIC = GMTII with Ceramic Bezel
GV = Glace Verti (green-crystal of the Milgauss)
HEV = Helium Escape Valve
IBTL = In Before The Lock
JUB = Jubilee Bracelet
LEC = Laser Etched Coronet
LN = Lunette Noir (Black bezel insert)
LNIB = Like New In Box
LV = Lunette Verti (Green bezel insert)
MIB = Mint In Box
MOP = Mother Of Pearl
MSRP = Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price,
ND = Non-Date (as in Sub ND)
NOS = New Old Stock
NSFW = Not Safe For Work
OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
OP = Oyster Perpetual
PCL = Polished Center Links
Pepsi = Red/Blue GMT Insert
PVD = Physical Vapor Deposition (spray on metal)
PT = Platinum
RER = Rolex Engraved (etched) Rehaut
RG = Rose Gold
Root Beer = Brown TT GMT
RSC = Rolex Service Center
SCL = Solid Center Links
SD = Sea Dweller
SEL = Solid End Link (referring to bracelet)
Serti dial = a watch dial that is set with precious stones
SL / L = Super Luminova, Luminova
SMP = Seamaster Professional (Omega)
Speedy = Speedmaster (Omega)
SS = Stainless Steel
Sub = Submariner
T<25 = Tritium based dial (Less than 25 millicuries of radioactive tritium)
Ti = Titanium
TOG = Turn-O-Graph
TT = Two Tone (Bi-metal- yellow fold & Stainless Steel)
WG = White Gold
WIS = Watch Idiot Savant
WTB = Want To Buy
WTS = Want to Sell
WTT = Want to Trade
YG = Yellow Gold
YM = Yacht Master
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary (you may have a different experience)

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Old 21 August 2014, 04:49 AM   #85
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Thank you so much for this thread, I would most likely be utterly lost without it. Now I can confuse everybody who hasn't read this with a ton of abbreviations!
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Old 5 September 2014, 09:28 PM   #86
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IIRC, IRL these haven't been added. (If I recall correctly, in real life).
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Old 9 September 2014, 09:09 PM   #87
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BTW (by the way ) and FWIW (for what it's worth), i think the references in the original list to "verti" should be to "verte" (as in, "glace verte" and "lunette verte", not "glace verti" and "lunette verti").

Yes, and it is still not corrected
And LN = lunette noire
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Old 27 September 2014, 03:14 AM   #88
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Old 29 September 2014, 12:33 PM   #89
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Old 23 October 2014, 03:20 AM   #90
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very nice, thanks for posting
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