gaf1958 - January 2018

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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by nathanclarinet » Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:02 pm

Erm, Wowsers! Are you married?!??!

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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by NotEnoughWrists » Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:31 pm

I'll be honest, I wanted to slap you by the end of box 1 :lol:

Must take hours to get ready to go out, 5 minutes to get dressed and the rest of the time to choose the days wrist trinket :clap:
So many watches, yet still so little time!

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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by gaf1958 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:32 pm

nathanclarinet wrote:Erm, Wowsers! Are you married?!??!
Sure am... My wife actually discourages me from selling watches, even though she rolls her eyes when a new one arrives...
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by STodd » Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:14 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock:

How on earth to you pick what to wear every day Gary?!?!?!

As to "favourites"...it's the TinTin...no, it's the RailMaster...no, it's the Zenith...no, it's the orange PO...

I'd be happy with a tiny fraction of those - cracking collection :thumbup:
C60 GMT MkI¦C11 Elite,Pro¦C700 Grande Rapide¦C8 Pilot MkII¦C8 UTC¦C10 FLE#13¦C4 'Phoenix'¦Speedhawk¦Bluebird LE#319¦IRR LE#129¦C1000 FGR4
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by Thermexman » Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:31 pm

Meh! :yawn:
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by Thermexman » Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:32 pm

Only kidding Gary. I love this thread. I can show it to the Wife every time she says to me that 10 is too many! :lol: :thumbup:
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by hughesyn » Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:56 pm

A better collection than most watch shops!
C8 Pilot Mk II Vintage; C5 Quartz Mk II; C4 'Phoenix', C5 MMXV FLE, C7 Automatic Chronograph

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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by FloridaPhil » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:11 pm

Oh my... and I thought I had it bad. I'm going to print out your collection and show my wife how restrained I am.

What an absolutely stunning collection. You have many of the pieces that are on my 'someday' list.

Funnily enough, the one that stood out to me (not the best, just it stood out) was the purple Turtle. I didn't even know that was a thing!
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by MiniMpi » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:28 pm

gaf1958 wrote:
nathanclarinet wrote:Erm, Wowsers! Are you married?!??!
Sure am... My wife actually discourages me from selling watches, even though she rolls her eyes when a new one arrives...
Actually Louise is the same, hates me to sell any as she knows I may regret it afterwards.
Not too pleased when a new one lands however.....but I do make it up to her with nice holidays etc especially this year for her 40th....

Truly AWESOME collection Gary mate :clap: 8)
The Kingfisher and Trident collection alone are extremely enviable !
That Green Bezel trident has my name written all over it....... :lol:
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by tempusmaximus » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:37 pm

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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:56 pm

Fabulous Gary, just fabulous.

How on earth do you you decide what to wear on a daily basis.

Stand out pieces for me:-

Handwound Zenith El Primo

1950s Continental.

Omega Seamaster 300.


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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by smegwina » Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:13 pm

I tried to find superlatives not already used, but.


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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by DISJT » Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:32 pm

How on earth do we follow that? There's setting the bar high, and then there's the ridiculous.

I'm curious how someone with such impeccable taste in watches managed to come up with this monstrosity of a strap though?

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Gary, do you have multiples of the same watch (kingfishers etc) but just on different straps / bracelets? If so, the new CW quick release pins could drastically reduce your collection of CW's.

I couldn't pick one favourite (so how you choose which to wear is beyond me) but highlights for me are,
Railmaster,
white / blue Aqua terra (looks white and black?)
Farer beagle
Cream C6
Certina Precidrive
Luminox

Thanks for taking the time to post.
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gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by gaf1958 » Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:15 am

DISJT wrote:I'm curious how someone with such impeccable taste in watches managed to come up with this monstrosity of a strap though?

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I love it!
DISJT wrote:Gary, do you have multiples of the same watch (kingfishers etc) but just on different straps / bracelets? If so, the new CW quick release pins could drastically reduce your collection of CW's.
I could do that yes, but unfortunately the bracelets are not quick release, and the straps I like on the Kingfishers are not quick release either.... :(

One of the yellow C6 Kingfishers will be sold following the arrival of the yellow C60. The same will apply to one of the orange C6s when the auto orange is back from servicing at CW.
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Re: gaf1958 - January 2018

Post by Dancematt » Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:01 am

I do worry about you Gary. would you say you are an addict or just filling the boredom? So many I would sell out of that lot to make life easier but then im not really a collector .
I miss all the great things that may never be.

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