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Old 20 June 2017, 05:54 AM   #1
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What is your top 3 steel Rolex?

What is your holy trinity?

Here are the rules
1. Has to be steel
2. Less than 10k per watch
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:01 AM   #2
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Ok, I'll take a stab at it. Less than $10k and SS is tough but I'd go with these;

1. 16750 matte dial
2. 1680 matte dial early 80s
3. 14270 tritium
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:03 AM   #3
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1) blnr (already have)
2) deepsea James Cameron
3) Hulk
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:05 AM   #4
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16710 Pepsi
116520 white
16610LV
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:09 AM   #5
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Off the top of my head I'd go with:

Submariner 14060(m)
GMT-Master II 16710 red/black
Explorer 114270
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:17 AM   #6
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1) blnr (already have)
2) deepsea James Cameron
3) Hulk
Yes Sir - agreed on this one!!!
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:18 AM   #7
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1) GMT BLNR
2) Deepsea Blue
3) Submariner LV

Those are definitely the top 3
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:20 AM   #8
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126600 SD43 (already have)
16610LV Hulk (next on list)
XXXXXX SS Coke ceramic(whenever they plan to release it)
Failing that 116500LN.

All these watches are under £10k

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Old 20 June 2017, 06:23 AM   #9
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3 SS is a few too many for me.
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:25 AM   #10
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In no particular order and subject to change. I own these three, plus the 116200 63600.

1. 116710BLNR
2. 14060M
3. 114270
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:25 AM   #11
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1) 16610 Submariner with engraved rehaut. A true transition from legend to new classic.

2) 116600 Sea-Dweller. A true WIS dive watch.

3) 16760 Fat Lady. Love the coke bezel and chunky crown guards.
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:26 AM   #12
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:27 AM   #13
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BLNR & Sub LV tied for First
Explorer I & Sub ND tied for Second

That's four... but whatevs...
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:28 AM   #14
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1. 116520 BKK Daytona
2. 16710 BLRO GMT-Master II
3. 214270 Explorer
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126600 Sea-Dweller, 116710 GMT-Master II, 116520 BKK Daytona, 214270 Explorer, PAM00219-H, PAM00232-I, 1973 Hamilton W10 & TAG Heuer F1
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:29 AM   #15
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1) blnr (already have)
2) deepsea James Cameron
3) Hulk
Although I agree, will be tough to get that James Cameron under $10K!
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:38 AM   #16
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My R collection

1675 - from 1972, with patina on dial, hands & pepsi bezel. No B&P
16700 - 1991, on a jubilee bracelet and black bezel, full set.
16600 - 1994. My first Rolex. Starting to show some light creme color on indexes. Box & Papers.

I have some more on my wishlist...
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:41 AM   #17
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Hmm so can't squeeze a DaytonaC in there?
I would say:
16610LV
16570 Black dial
And a Milgauss GV

Last one was tricky, in a vacuum i might put a seadweller in there (16600, SD4k, or SD50). I chose the Milgauss because I own one and if this is a hypothetical collection of 3 watches I would want something a little dressier than another diver. If it was just my favorite 3 regardless of the others, maybe I'd choose a SD.
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:41 AM   #18
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Tough one, but if I was going for three different models that I currently have, it would probably be:
1. 16700 GMT
2. 16600 SD
3. 1680 Sub
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:42 AM   #19
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16610LV
16710
16618

I cheated.
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:43 AM   #20
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1. 114060 Sub C
2. 16710 GMT II red/blue
3. 114270 Explorer

I could possibly replace either 2 or 3 with a DJ of some kind...116200 or 116234.
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:43 AM   #21
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I was excited to make my list, but then I saw your $10k caveat and it restricted all my SS Daytona favorites so....
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:47 AM   #22
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116710BLNR
116500Black
116234.
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Old 20 June 2017, 06:48 AM   #23
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116610ln
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Old 20 June 2017, 07:05 AM   #24
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I'm quite happy with these three :)
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Old 20 June 2017, 07:30 AM   #25
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Under £10k these are my choice
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Old 20 June 2017, 07:34 AM   #26
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10K is not exactly fair when steel Daytona's all go past 10K.

GMT2-Pepsi (Daytona 116500)
Explorer 39
Sub 14060M
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Old 20 June 2017, 07:35 AM   #27
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I'm quite happy with these three :)
Perfect!
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Old 20 June 2017, 07:39 AM   #28
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1. Gmt Master II BLNR
2. Submariner LV (Hulk)
3. Skydweller Blue dial.
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Old 20 June 2017, 07:57 AM   #29
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Icon7 116710blnr

That'll have to be all 116710BLNRs.
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Old 20 June 2017, 08:04 AM   #30
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Very solid choices from you guys...

I will have to cheat a little on this, though I love every single SS Rolex I own, my 16200 will forever be my favorite for sentimental reasons...



The other pieces in my collection are cool nonetheless...
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