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Old 6 June 2018, 05:21 AM   #751
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Old 6 June 2018, 10:31 AM   #752
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Old 6 June 2018, 11:26 AM   #753
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Old 6 June 2018, 12:35 PM   #754
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Old 7 June 2018, 06:17 AM   #755
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Old 8 June 2018, 01:49 AM   #756
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Old 9 June 2018, 08:29 AM   #757
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Old 11 June 2018, 12:24 AM   #758
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Old 11 June 2018, 03:12 PM   #759
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Old 11 June 2018, 11:31 PM   #760
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Old 11 June 2018, 11:35 PM   #761
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Nice...and w/today's date.
Thanks...yep, wore it today
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Old 12 June 2018, 02:33 AM   #762
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Old 12 June 2018, 08:20 AM   #763
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Old 12 June 2018, 01:21 PM   #764
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Old 13 June 2018, 03:33 AM   #765
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New movement, crystal, gaskets and bezel spring and it's ready for another 20 years of service.
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Old 13 June 2018, 09:35 PM   #766
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Old 14 June 2018, 02:23 AM   #767
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I haven't seen one like mine posted here so I figured I would weigh in.

This is a rather complicated watch but looks absolutely stunning. Circa 1999 or so.

There's a story behind it too.

A boyfriend gave it to me as a surprise gift after I saw it in a story in 2000---a few weeks after I saw it in fact. I wore it for several years but then it stopped working about six years later. Battery replaced but that didn't fix the issue. I left it at a watch repair shop in DC where I lived and forgot about it. Suddenly I found out that the shop closed down with my watch in it! This was in 2008.

As I picked up my watch collection hobby once again, I tried to locate a similar watch and for a year or so I wasn't able to find it at all. It didn't help that I couldn't even remember exactly what it looked like and I had no photo of myself wearing it where it was clearly visible. But then I kept searching on Google images and one day I found it and wrote down the model name and number and looked on eBay.

A watchmaker in Italy had restored one completely and it was in near-mint condition. Fast forward a few weeks and it was on my wrist. Couldn't be happier with it. I love the very distinctive green hand and the date function on it. It also has a faint alarm. And a dual time at 6 o'clock.

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Old 14 June 2018, 03:32 AM   #768
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Old 14 June 2018, 09:26 AM   #769
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I haven't seen one like mine posted here so I figured I would weigh in.

This is a rather complicated watch but looks absolutely stunning. Circa 1999 or so.

There's a story behind it too.

A boyfriend gave it to me as a surprise gift after I saw it in a story in 2000---a few weeks after I saw it in fact. I wore it for several years but then it stopped working about six years later. Battery replaced but that didn't fix the issue. I left it at a watch repair shop in DC where I lived and forgot about it. Suddenly I found out that the shop closed down with my watch in it! This was in 2008.

As I picked up my watch collection hobby once again, I tried to locate a similar watch and for a year or so I wasn't able to find it at all. It didn't help that I couldn't even remember exactly what it looked like and I had no photo of myself wearing it where it was clearly visible. But then I kept searching on Google images and one day I found it and wrote down the model name and number and looked on eBay.

A watchmaker in Italy had restored one completely and it was in near-mint condition. Fast forward a few weeks and it was on my wrist. Couldn't be happier with it. I love the very distinctive green hand and the date function on it. It also has a faint alarm. And a dual time at 6 o'clock.

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That's a great story and a very cool watch
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Old 14 June 2018, 10:16 AM   #770
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Looks great!

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Old 14 June 2018, 11:04 AM   #771
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That's a great story and a very cool watch
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Old 15 June 2018, 02:53 AM   #772
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Looks great!

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Old 15 June 2018, 03:52 AM   #773
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Old 15 June 2018, 12:28 PM   #774
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Old 16 June 2018, 07:21 AM   #775
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Old 16 June 2018, 07:22 AM   #776
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Old 16 June 2018, 11:23 AM   #777
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Old 17 June 2018, 01:52 AM   #778
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I had a chance to buy this and looking at it on your strap makes me question my decision in not getting it. Looks phenomenal!
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Old 17 June 2018, 05:42 AM   #779
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I had a chance to buy this and looking at it on your strap makes me question my decision in not getting it. Looks phenomenal!


Thanks!

Iím sure itís still available, doubt it sold out of all 1500 or whatever the number is.

Itís a great watch, worth getting. If you need a contact, I have two AD friends that I can put you in contact with.


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