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Old 19 December 2023, 08:38 PM   #1
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Hitting milestone Birthday next year (40!) and feel its time to scratch the presidential itch. What do we think to this one?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/225817848074

To me the case looks great (super thick lugs). But the rest of the watch looks disproportionally worn, do you agree? Bezel rounded, dial heavy patina. But I guess most important, the bracelet, whilst not terrible, is probably only 6/10.

Other pros, papers and recent service history, box looks correct. Good number of links (23). Price is reasonable. Reputable seller, with warranty.

Anything I've missed?

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Old 19 December 2023, 08:59 PM   #2
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It was only serviced by themselves. Could splash a bit more and go for a year 2000 upwards?

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Old 19 December 2023, 10:08 PM   #3
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Thanks for input!

Yes true, serviced by them 5 years ago. Still, a tad better than no history :)

Moving up to 6 digit reference does not interest me. Don't like the shiny lugs, and cost goes up at least 50%.
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