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Old 16 July 2019, 10:24 AM   #1
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Finally pulled the trigger

I've been lusting over several PK's and Rolexes for a while now but a unique piece finally caught my eye and I pulled the trigger on a well maintained 18038 with a rare lacquered Cappuccino dial and a german day wheel. I can't wait to learn more about the nuances of collecting and continue to grow my knowledge base and collection; I'll need to because my wife is already trying to steal this one for herself (last photo).
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Old 18 July 2019, 03:29 PM   #2
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Nice watch, congratulations! Gotta learn some German.
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Old 19 July 2019, 01:32 PM   #3
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Love the dial!
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Old 21 July 2019, 11:09 AM   #4
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Looks amazing!!
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Old 21 July 2019, 12:24 PM   #5
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Congratulations it’s a beautiful piece and the dial is so special, enjoy your watch and wear it in good health!


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Old 2 August 2019, 02:35 PM   #6
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Thank you all for the kind words. Very excited to have started the collection!


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Old 2 August 2019, 07:40 PM   #7
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Nice reference and matte dial. Enjoy it as it’s a beaut.
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Old 2 August 2019, 09:17 PM   #8
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Very nice Brandon, enjoy it
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Old 2 August 2019, 09:36 PM   #9
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Old 2 August 2019, 10:14 PM   #10
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Congrats, beautiful reference and very nice dial - metal combination
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Old 3 August 2019, 02:34 AM   #11
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Nice dial. What color dial would this be called?
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Old 3 August 2019, 08:39 AM   #12
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Nice dial. What color dial would this be called?


I’ve been told it is a cappuccino dial in a lacquered finish. @amsterdamvintagewatches (IG) was nice enough to share some insight after I reached out since they have an amazing amount of knowledge in this area.


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Old 3 August 2019, 09:08 AM   #13
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Nice! By the looks of that last photo, it looks like she’s already claimed it. Happy wife, happy life!
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Old 3 August 2019, 09:26 AM   #14
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Beautiful! Congratulations! Great photos too.
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Old 13 August 2019, 02:12 PM   #15
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Wow, that is clean!
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Old 14 August 2019, 09:25 AM   #16
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Beautiful piece. You both wear it equally nicely.
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Old 15 August 2019, 01:57 PM   #17
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Old 15 August 2019, 02:43 PM   #18
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Wohooo congrats! Lovely color and watch!
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Old 20 August 2019, 10:33 AM   #19
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Just purchased my first as well. Two Tone Submariner with the Blue Bezel. Looking to step up to a Day Date soon. Beautiful watch.
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Old 29 August 2019, 03:18 AM   #20
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Excellent catch my friend. Buy yourself a second. The watch look nicer on your wife’s wrist. Hahaha. Hope she is not reading this.
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Old 29 August 2019, 05:02 AM   #21
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Not an overall fan of the colours but the date wheel is interesting!
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