The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

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^^^^ Mind you anyone who could afford that watch, probably doesn't need to worry about such damage, or could just get one of their domestic staff to set it for them, to avoid the winder. :)

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gwells wrote:have an opportunity to buy this one (unique polar 8500 with black bezel). seriously considering it. i.e., i'm probably going to PM him tonight to figure out cost.

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I must say that this looks absolutely fantastic. Good luck with your negotiations :thumbup:
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gwells wrote:have an opportunity to buy this one (unique polar 8500 with black bezel). seriously considering it. i.e., i'm probably going to PM him tonight to figure out cost.

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So is there an update to this are you the proud new owner of thus fine Omega?

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kevin_b1 wrote:
gwells wrote:have an opportunity to buy this one (unique polar 8500 with black bezel). seriously considering it. i.e., i'm probably going to PM him tonight to figure out cost.

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So is there an update to this are you the proud new owner of thus fine Omega?

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That's a stunning watch, I've not seen that colour before and can't find any on internet searches.
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^^ it's unique. A white 8500 with the bezel from a black 8500.

Some would say franken. I'd say inspired.
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downer wrote:^^ it's unique. A white 8500 with the bezel from a black 8500.

Some would say franken. I'd say inspired.
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just sent an offer in to him. *fingers crossed*

it does also come with the original white bezel and the white rubber strap.
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oh, and also agree. not franken, just modded. but a very uncommon (i.e., this is the only one i've seen) and difficult mod (due to difficulty of sourcing just the bezel).
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should be incoming soon. maybe even this weekend, depending on if he gets it out this afternoon or not.
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gwells wrote:should be incoming soon. maybe even this weekend, depending on if he gets it out this afternoon or not.
Wow, you nabbed it? Well done!! This is going to be an epic acquisition! :thumbup: 8)
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gwells wrote:should be incoming soon. maybe even this weekend, depending on if he gets it out this afternoon or not.
Nice work!

Looking forward to seeing a lot more of that watch on this forum.
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Nice pickup look forward to seeing some more photos of that one.


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you and me both. :)

i did give first right of refusal back to jason if i decide to sell some day (and some other "dibs" behind me at DWC).
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Delighted for you Greg !! :clap:
It is a true beauty, really looking forward to seeing your photos when it arrives.
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That's great news. Look forward to seeing some more photos when it arrives :thumbup: