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Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Kip » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:25 am

Speaking of Zodiacs....picked this up today.

I have been searching for A vintage Zodiac Seawolf for some time. It is Russ Shettles fault, for it was him that introduced me to them. This is not the model I was looking for, but when I saw it I fell in love (Damn disease). I had never seen one like this before and could find nothing like it in my research so thought I would take the chance. If it is half as good as the photos I will be very happy. It should arrive in a few days.

Not sure about the strap, but it does look pretty good in the photos. Open for suggestions.

I hope I did you proud Russ. :)

Circa 1968

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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Mr Rick » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:50 am

Another very nice Zodiac. :thumbup:

Here is something for Zodiac lovers.

http://www.vintagezodiacs.com/zforums/index.php
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Post by MiniMpi » Sat Aug 04, 2012 2:20 am

Nice find Kip !! :)
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Citizen V » Sat Aug 04, 2012 2:28 am

Nice pick up. Looks like it's still in fairly good condition. I love vintage Zodiacs.

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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by 28800bph » Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:15 am

Wow! I hadn't seen that variant yet. Good stuff.
I've always wanted a Seawolf. I've read that's what many of the Navy Seals were wearing in that era.

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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Aifo » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:13 am

Congrat Kip. Finally you found one huh? It looks fab on the pics, fingers xx the arrived looks exactly the same.
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Loddonite » Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:19 am

Some things that puts me off so many vintage watches are uneven, random or extreme ageing of the dial.
Another thing that puts me off so many vintage watches is dials that are in perfect condition - they shouldn't be.

This, on the other hand, shows just enough ageing and not too much. It's slightly lighter at the edges and in the centre. The raised markers look slightly 'worn' too. Perfect!
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It's quite a looker too.
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by village » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:32 am

Very nice indeed Kip....looks like it's Zodiac time 8)
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by footycrazy » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:53 am

Congrats Kip, She looks very clean and well loved :clap:
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by downer » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:56 am

Congrats on the Zodiac Kip. Not my cuppa, but I hope you enjoy it. :)
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Fletchett » Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:03 am

Someone took care of this watch for more than 40 years.
It still looks very good, I would wear it any time.

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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by BulldogMadi » Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:32 pm

Nice watch kip, it's amazing how some timepieces never lose its appeal after so many years.
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by jack » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:52 pm

Nice pictures, nice watch. Evocative of another era.

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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Kip » Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:27 am

28800bph wrote:Wow! I hadn't seen that variant yet. Good stuff.
I've always wanted a Seawolf. I've read that's what many of the Navy Seals were wearing in that era.
I had never seen this one before either. Perhaps that is why it jumped out at me. Seems it may be a bit of a rare model.

This should satisfy that Seawolf itch I have had the past few years. :)
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Re: Zodiac Seawolf

Post by Kip » Tue Aug 07, 2012 3:39 am

The Seawolf arrived as anticipated and it is every bit as good as I was lead to believe. My photo does no more than prove I have it. I am extremely happy with this one. It has been worth the wait. :D

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