neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

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neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by neil8fletcher3 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:51 pm

Since my last SOTC my collecting habits have changed, I've moved a few on and added less. The quantity has gone down but I feel the quality has increased. I'm trying to be more disciplined and buy less low/mid range pieces and instead build up a watch fund for a future purchase. I don't want my collection to bloat, so in future I plan to sell one and add something special. I'm looking at something versatile, works on a bracelet perhaps a diver or a tool watch. But with all that being said I still miss the CWC g10, that tests my willpower most.

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Thanks for reading and let me know if you have any suggestions for what's next
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by Thermexman » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:26 pm

Some nice variety there Neil. I especially like the Nomos and, of course, the two Seikos. Having just bought my first SKX, I have to say that I’m rather impressed by it! Will be interesting to see what you go for. It’s hard to suggest what you should consider next, without having an idea of price bracket though. There’s so many options.
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by Dancematt » Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:38 pm

Kind of envy your collection Neil. It reminds me of the early days but with more concise thought and pucker do it all watches than I ever bought back then. It took me a long while to try these watches and realise the majority are better than watches three times their price, ie the g shocked squares, the skx013 and the vostok. The Nomos is the icing on the cake. All very well thought out :thumbup:
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by DISJT » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:07 pm

Love the Nomos club and you've picked a peach in the right colour and without the mixed numerals / california dial. Unfortunately it is still out of my comfortable price bracket tho.
Love the Aplinist but for the hour hand. I can't bring myself to buy a watch where the hour hand has been modelled on the under side of a penis head. What were they thinking?
The SKX013 is probably the one I should of bought instead of the 007, maybe i'd of kept it longer.
And i'm a big fan of g shocks, they aren't always pretty but as a cheap tool watch, I don't think there's anything in the same ball park.
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by atnits » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:13 pm

Very nice to see them all together. How about adding an Omega Dynamic like mine? 36mm.

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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by gaf1958 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:57 pm

Like them all, except (unfortunately) for the g-shock. The Nomos Club is probably the pick for me, but the Alpinist is a beauty as well.
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by Richard D » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:03 am

The Namos steals the show for me, thank you for sharing your collection.
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by StrapMeister » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:49 pm

Yep have to agree with Gary and Richard...Nomos Club steals the show :thumbup:
Closely followed by the Alpinist - and what a lovely watch it is too (love my one :D )
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by neil8fletcher3 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:01 pm

Thanks All

Steve, I don't really have a price bracket I'm trying to find something that I really want and then find/save the money. I'm a big fan on the sinn 556 range and then after that I like the look of the new black bay

Dm, thanks I envy a fair few of yours especially the Bremonts (if only they would shrink them a little)

Chris, the club was out my normal price bracket but I was left some money, I emailed Nomos speculatively and they had a couple of the discontinued dunkels left in stock for special requests

Atnits, I do like the dynamic I've thought about a vintage Omega would be a great size for me. Is the picture from a sales listing?

Gary, the g-shock is a watch I'd always wanted as a kid so when I got the watch bug I decided I "needed" one

I'm struggling to find a strap I'm happy with on the Alpinist I'm thinking of trying a vintage style leather again on it but need to buy a new one
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:37 pm

Sorry I must have missed this earlier. A nice balanced collection as others have said. :thumbup:
Nice to see the C3 Mk1. I had one in black but sold it. Idiot! :(
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by tempusmaximus » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:43 pm

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Sorry I must have missed this earlier
Me too :oops: .

That is a very nice collection Neil . I like every single watch there .The Seiko's are particular favourites .
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by nbg » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:04 pm

I have always thought the Club Dunkel to be a great looking watch. :thumbup:

I also like the two classic Seikos in your collection.

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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by mcb2007 » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:39 pm

Great collection you have , nice to see its not full of divers watches ( like my collection lol) :thumbup:
That Nomos is delicious .
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Re: neil8fletcher3 - SOTC Mar 18

Post by StrappedUp » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:32 am

Great collection Neil that pretty much covers all bases.

Again, naturally the Nomos is a standout for me, but I also very much like the C2 (photo hint hint :wink:).

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