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The truth about Daniel Wellington watches

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So many factors on what makes a watch worth more money vs others. Jewels, case mats, Movement, Quality of metals. etc...
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mebiuspower wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2017 8:10 pm
In Europe Daniel Wellington is actually fairly well known brand like Michael Kors watch...
My escapement just seized up on reading that.
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The creator of DW who owns it 100% is only like 31 or 32, right? Amazing!!
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element0 wrote:
Feb 14th, 2016 6:47 pm
IMO Orient makes quality watches with Japanese movements
That's why I only like Seiko ... and only the Asian models because they cannot be purchased here in Canada.

Designs are more unique ...
Mitsubishi Lancer RULES.
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Tisell is getting good reviews though they are more for a sub Homage. And ya Orient is making nice watches as well. I am on a waiting list for the Tisell sub but might just get a Mako or a Ray instead.
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DW is OVERPRICED GARBAGE.

I would stick with Seiko or Citizen ...
Stress is caused by NOT fishing enough.

Megabass, Imakatsu, Jackall, OSP RULES!
YGK, Toray, Sunline RULES!
Shimano RULES!
St. Croix & Halo RULES!

JDM ONLY.
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how are swatches? love the design and sizing for many of them but balking at the $120-$150 price.

do they ever go on sale?
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Saw another DW bus stop advertisement, on Pender St.
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I saw an a billboard ad at cherry and lakeshore lol. Amazing what a good advertising campaign can do.
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SellKijijiOshawa wrote:
Feb 24th, 2017 8:08 pm
That's why I only like Seiko ... and only the Asian models because they cannot be purchased here in Canada.

Designs are more unique ...
Just ordered this, as they are now discontinued:

http://www.seiyajapan.com/products/seik ... 4602543687

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It occurs to me all my watches are made in countries that either lost WWII, or at the very least did not fight for the winning side.
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mr_raider wrote:
Mar 4th, 2017 3:14 pm
Just ordered this, as they are now discontinued:

http://www.seiyajapan.com/products/seik ... 4602543687

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It occurs to me all my watches are made in countries that either lost WWII, or at the very least did not fight for the winning side.
I've been looking to buy this watch for a while but never got around to pulling the trigger. I absolutely love that long red seconds hand.
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MikeMC12 wrote:
Mar 5th, 2017 8:14 pm
Looks like it's time for me to get a SARB065
I never understood the fascination with this watch. I guess the whole cocktail thing flies right past me. Perhaps it's prettier in person?

Personally, my "dress watch" is an Sotowa Antea KS or Stowa marine on leather strap. If I had the cash, I'd get a Nomos.

Anyway, get em while their hot. Seiya SHIPS really fast, using Canada Post. So no brokerage shenanigans.
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Its an absolute stunner in person.
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