My Watches

CAE5 posted:

If you want the auto, get the auto. The 9015 is a solid movement. Too many times I've settled and regretted. Buy once, cry once.

I probably will.  It's just  the 1 watch I keep going back to.  Plus I already have a Traser Quartz that I wear a lot, so I figure, time for an Auto (no pun intended &nbsp

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"Dont' believe everything you read on the Internet."  - Abraham Lincoln

Knew about the black limited edition Seiko models coming to market last year, but thought they would be available later...

Guess I was wrong, it was hard as hell to find this model for close to the original retail and with the few on online and at Chrono24 for example were in the range of 900 - 1200 EUR....

Why I bought this was I was a bit mad about needing to pay that much for not buying sooner..

After a bit of digging around did get this for a good price


The black Turtle looks a lot nicer in your pic than the Seiko pics!

Anyway, both Seiko and Citizen have some interesting offerings coming up. Since my watch “thing” started around 1986 when I bought my “Baby Arnie” I have wanted a real Arnie even after buying a 6309 sometime in 1989 after TACP tech school.

I didn’t buy when I had a chance, but now Seiko has a re-issue coming out this summer:

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Citizen has a 30th Anniversary Aqualand model coming out which I think looks a lot better than some of the follow ons to the 1989 model [same story, didn’t buy an original Aqualand in the 80s and lusted after one since].

Screenshot_2019-04-06 BASELWORLD 2019 TOPICS PROMASTER-Official Site [CITIZEN]

My watch budget is going to be huuuuge this year  

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Hooahmonster posted:

The black Turtle looks a lot nicer in your pic than the Seiko pics!

Anyway, both Seiko and Citizen have some interesting offerings coming up. Since my watch “thing” started around 1986 when I bought my “Baby Arnie” I have wanted a real Arnie even after buying a 6309 sometime in 1989 after TACP tech school.

I didn’t buy when I had a chance, but now Seiko has a re-issue coming out this summer:

IMG-9219-2

Citizen has a 30th Anniversary Aqualand model coming out which I think looks a lot better than some of the follow ons to the 1989 model [same story, didn’t buy an original Aqualand in the 80s and lusted after one since].

Screenshot_2019-04-06 BASELWORLD 2019 TOPICS PROMASTER-Official Site [CITIZEN]

My watch budget is going to be huuuuge this year  

I'm really liking that Citizen!

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“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

 

"If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed." - Adolph Hitler

 

"Dont' believe everything you read on the Internet."  - Abraham Lincoln

I gotta post this pic.  Late 80s vintage Arnie and Aqualand. My first loves missed on watches. 

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