Tigerchris Feb 2019

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Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by TigerChris » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:55 pm

I’ll apologise for the crap pictures in advance! As you can see I’ve accumulated a few bits of scrap aswell as a few decent bits and bats. I’ve found that I only wear a handful of them on a regular basis and so a few will be going, although a few of them aren’t worth selling! If you are wondering about the cheap crap Alpha, I bought it to try out as I liked the Planet Ocean but wasn’t sure. Sort of a try before you buy. The ‘Skeleton’ square Bulova was my first auto. The 2 in the citizen box belonged to both of my grand dads so they just stay in the drawer for sentimental reasons. I’ve bought a few because I like the look of them, but have found I don’t wear them for some reason as they just aren’t ‘me’. Part of the learning process I guess. I’m not too good at providing stories for watches, so here they are. Not as flash as a lot of collections on here, but it’s been a fun few years learning what I actually do like on my wrist.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by scooter » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:59 pm

Crap photographs apart, that's quite a clutch of watches you have there.

I would be happy to have the Black Bay and Bremont for starters.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by cincfleet » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:26 pm

An excellent collection. I must admit I was drawn to the Alpha, looked like a good Copy/Homage (aka Shark trident) :thumbup:

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by Thegreyman » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:53 pm

Excellent collection Chris, that top row of your watch box would make a superb collection of five in itself.

Where do you seeing it going in the near future, any targets in mind?
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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by TigerChris » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:03 pm

Cheers guys

@scooter - sorry mate, those 2 are keepers
@cincfleet - the Alpha is decent for the money to be honest and is virtually identical to the Omega visually. Even the bracelet is screws, not pins.

Patrick, yes I have a direction I want to go in. Basically, that top row plus the Gekota, Bulova and my grandads watches are keepers (for now). The plan is to get rid of the rest and start a new ‘British Collection’. Things could change, but that’s the immediate future plan.

Edit; The GShock is to keep too as it syncs with the atomic clock and is solar, so useful to have.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by StrapMeister » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:16 pm

I think that you have a great collection there :thumbup:
Thanks for sharing :)
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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:21 pm

Interesting collection Chris, I like the orange dial Samurai, and a laudable direction you want to go in.

We've discussed Elliot Brown, and there is a rare opportunity to pick up something else British in the Sale Corner.

Good luck.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by TigerChris » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:26 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:21 pm
Interesting collection Chris, I like the orange dial Samurai, and a laudable direction you want to go in.

We've discussed Elliot Brown, and there is a rare opportunity to pick up something else British in the Sale Corner.

Good luck.

Guy
Cheers Guy. I need to sell a few before I can start buying again, but I do have my eye on a Farer, a Pinion and a Marloe aswell as the EB. This could get expensive! :shock:

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:27 pm

Lots of good things in there, Chris. That's a really nice varied group. :thumbup:
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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by gaf1958 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:38 am

Mate, the top box with the regulator replaced by the orange Seiko will do me nicely. :) Not that I don’t like the regulator, but reading them does my head in, so I’d have the orange one instead. :)

Nice stuff Chris, particularly the top row, but the others are not too shabby in any way, shape or form... Image
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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by MiniMpi » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:11 am

Great collection Chris :clap:
Stand outs for me are your lovely C7 MK3 Auto and your BBR and your new Bremont 8)
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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by Bungle-ator » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:55 am

Absolutely love the Rado.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by TigerChris » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:47 pm

gaf1958 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:38 am
Mate, the top box with the regulator replaced by the orange Seiko will do me nicely. :) Not that I don’t like the regulator, but reading them does my head in, so I’d have the orange one instead. :)

Nice stuff Chris, particularly the top row, but the others are not too shabby in any way, shape or form... Image
Cheers Gary. I’m sure you have a box full of Omegas somewhere that I might take off your hands in return :D The regulator is for the cull, a watch I wanted for a long time, but since I bought it over a year ago I’ve only worn it a handful of times. It’s one of those that I love looking at in the box, but isn’t my style to wear. Too nice to be sat in the box, it deserves to have wrist time from someone who’ll appreciate it.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by smegwina » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:20 pm

Not bad for a northern bloke.

Needs more Bremonts.

Nuff said.

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Re: Tigerchris Feb 2019

Post by EddieTheBeast » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:03 pm

A great varied collection Chris. I like the BB, Bremont and Oris. Great idea to collect British watches - best wishes on your quest.
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