Your 2018 watch haul?

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Mikkei4 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:40 am

OMG !!!!!!!!!!!

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Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by gaf1958 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:45 am

Oh dear... even though it may be eclipsed by Guy’s efforts in 2018 (above), it’s nonetheless been a busy year. Part of the problem was that I sold a large chunk of my collection early in the year (to help fund a large deposit on a new apartment), so in part, it’s been a rebuilding process, but much of it has been simple indulgence.

Like Steve, the year starts (in as much as I can validly recall) with the Ascari.
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I picked up the first of several Magrettes, the Kara. IIRC this was ordered in the second half of 2017, but delivery got screwed up and I didn’t receive it until January 2018.
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Next in was this lovely Farer Endeavour.
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I managed to get to the top of the wait list on this, the Visitor Office Vale Park
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The second of the Magrettes turned up shorty afterward.
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I found a nice 90s Seiko
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I managed to get hold of this superb C60 Kingfisher - one I’d been keen on for years...
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I bought a Helson Sharkmaster 300 as a ‘wear anywhere’ alternative to my vintage Omega Seamaster 300
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Picked up a new Turtle
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A third Magrette turned up...
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Having reached the top of the waiting list, a second Visitor, the Duneshore, arrived
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A rebuilding purchase, another SMP
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...and another SMP further rebuilding what has gone.
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A Kickstarter purchase, the Traska Freediver
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Another rebuilding purchase, a 42mm Panerai 620 to replace the 512 that had been sold.
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The behemoth; a 47mm Seiko Sawtooth
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Tudor Grantour
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Zodiac Grandrally
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From Kickstarter, a Diewald Seahorse II
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A Bell & Ross chrono...
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CW forum watch of the year 2018, the C65 Diver
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Another ‘rebuilder’, Omega DeVille chrono with the ‘Armadillo’ bracelet
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Could not resister another greenie; the Squale Atmos 30 GMT
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Like many on the forum, I was waiting for a Halios Seaforth
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...followed by another
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After regularly admiring Dane’s Chronoris on the forum, I managed to get hold of one.
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Couldn’t resist a C65 Vintage
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Kickstarter again, a Valimor Caliburnus
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A quite inexpensive vintage purchase, this Cler hand winder
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An opportunistic purchase, C7 day & date COSC prototype. It was purchased before Christmas, but strictly speaking it wasn’t delivered until the 2nd January, but it had been in Australia for almost a week at that time, so I’m included it... :)
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As I said, oh dear. By my count that makes 30. Mind you, I think I sold slightly in excess of that number during the year, so ... maybe ... not so bad. ImageImage

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by blowfish89 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:45 am

I had a few come and go, but these two got added in 2018 and made it into 2019.
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Essex Paul » Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:49 am

Great collection Guy. :clap:

But, you bought ALL these in just ONE year? :shock:
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:39 am

TigerChris wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:33 am

I’m strangely drawn to the Le Jour, does it get much wrist time? What’s your thoughts on it?
I like it a lot.

Shades of the Heur Pasadena, which LeJour used to make for Heur, and Sinn 144. Solid Valjoux 7750 movement and the cachet of a very limited production run. Superb bracelet. Good value.

I like and have got the blasted case version, but the smarter brushed/polished model is exceptionally well done.

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Mine on the right, brushed/polished on the left.

A few remaining pieces are with Page and Cooper

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:48 am

Essex Paul wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:49 am
Great collection Guy. :clap:

But, you bought ALL these in just ONE year? :shock:
Yes, Paul. :D

Shall we call it some cathartic retail therapy and in lieu of getting a new car.

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Essex Paul » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:53 am

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:48 am
Essex Paul wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:49 am
Great collection Guy. :clap:

But, you bought ALL these in just ONE year? :shock:
Yes, Paul. :D

Shall we call it some cathartic retail therapy and in lieu of getting a new car.

Guy

Blimey. Think we’ve found the recent winner of the Euromillions. :lol:

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by TigerChris » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:56 am

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:39 am
TigerChris wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:33 am

I’m strangely drawn to the Le Jour, does it get much wrist time? What’s your thoughts on it?
I like it a lot.

Shades of the Heur Pasadena, which LeJour used to make for Heur, and Sinn 144. Solid Valjoux 7750 movement and the cachet of a very limited production run. Superb bracelet. Good value.

I like and have got the blasted case version, but the smarter brushed/polished model is exceptionally well done.

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Mine on the right, brushed/polished on the left.

A few remaining pieces are with Page and Cooper

Guy
I think it’s the similarity to the Sinn 144 that drew me to looking at it. Already been on Page and Cooper to have a look before you replied. The grey dial is tempting, but so is the polished blue. I like them a lot, something just slightly different outside the ‘norm’ which, as you know, appeals to me.

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Mr Broadside » Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:26 am

Just the two watches for me last year, both unplanned, but more than happy with both.

Omega SMP
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Sinn 103
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by johnnysharp2 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:16 am

A couple of Seiko's and a Tommy Bahama. though recently bought an Emporio Armani Rose gold watch haven't any photos yet.
No watches sold. No CW watches bought.

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Not sure for 2019, though definitely getting a Steinhart Ocean 2 Premium white, maybe also get another Steinhart and may be swayed by the CW C65 pepsi.
New car in June and after the bathroom is finished wife wants a new kitchen - shouldn't stop the odd watch purchase as I have a big birthday this year. May have to sneak the odd one in also.... :D
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by TheBeatles » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:50 am

Too many to list, but checked my spreadsheet (yes, sad I know)

Bought 8, sold 16.
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Thermexman » Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:07 pm

Just the 5 purchases for me in 1918. From cheap as chips retro-ish Casio to an (oops, I’ve paid less for cars) Tudor. I also managed to bag a bargain NN C65 Diver too. Here they are, in order of acquisition.

January:

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March:

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June:

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Another June purchase:

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November:

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As for 2019? I fancy a look at the upcoming C65 GMT Pepsi but other than that, I don’t have any plans. 8)
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Laird » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:18 pm

Hadnt realized I was approaching a dozen in 2018 .... bit of a mish-mash, but each individual caught my interest .... if an IRR or a Cunningham Stripe ever surfaces, the interloper in the case will make way !
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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Les47 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:14 pm

Would appreciate first refusal if you ever decide to sell the steinhart regards Les47

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Re: Your 2018 watch haul?

Post by Laird » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:33 pm

Hi Les,

Havent had it that long & very pleased with it - they do come up on EBay - there were 3 when I bought this !

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Would appreciate first refusal if you ever decide to sell the steinhart regards Les47
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