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watch lovers....what's your favorite watch?

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bomber17 wrote:
Mar 21st, 2017 9:44 pm
116610 actually, SubC Date. I quite like it, good balance of subtle and prestige. Next watch be a used Patek Philippe or DaytonaC.
Nice, I'll get a Sub eventually, leaning more towards the vintage side atm, 5513, 1680, 10460 etc. I really dig tritium patina, matte dial is a plus as well.
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Who has 20,000 Swiss Francs sitting around?

Omega has released their 1957 holy trinity 60th anniversary editions (CK2913, CK2914 and CK2915)

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I was up for buying that trio until I noticed no date. Absolute deal breaker. Now where did I put my Timex?
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The vintage box set and all the additional goodies are amazing though, 10/10 for packaging!

The attention to detail is also superb on all 3 watches, right down to the smallest details to match the vintage versions. Now if they actually put a Cal. 321 in the speedy I would buy it at retail price haha, but that's never going to happen I guess.

One thing I wish they did is use a real tritium dial instead vintage coloured superluminova, that way it could age naturally in time.

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MikeMC12 wrote:
Mar 23rd, 2017 5:56 am


One thing I wish they did is use a real tritium dial instead vintage coloured superluminova, that way it could age naturally in time.
Majority of watch makers stopped using tritium by 2000's. Omega way before. It is radioactive isotope. It cant do much, unless you inhale it, but because of this they switched to super-luminova. It is rare that any watchmaker uses tritium these days.

Truth be told, out of all those, I would take 2913 only. While the other 2 are iconic, there is just something about them that doesnt really draw me to them. That whole packaging is out of this world though. They did great job with it.
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Tritium is making a huge comeback.
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aaronmd wrote:
Mar 23rd, 2017 1:30 pm
Tritium is making a huge comeback.
Isn't that Ball Watch's big selling point?
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Luminox uses tritium too.

Tritium has a half life of 12 years. So after 12 years it will only be half as bright as it was when new. Eventually the tritium tubes will need to be replaced if you want to maintain a reasonable amount of lume. This is the main reason I wouldn't go for tritium myself.
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Have my name on the list...

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Have a few months to decide what to sell lol
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EP32k2 wrote:
Mar 24th, 2017 12:53 am
Have a few months to decide what to sell lol
I do like this one alot
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cvrle1 wrote:
Mar 23rd, 2017 12:13 pm
Majority of watch makers stopped using tritium by 2000's. Omega way before.
Omega used Tritium into the very late 90's - estimates vary but the 1998 time frame is when most agree they stopped using it. Up until that time you will still see it on Speedmaster Pro's and even Bond Seamasters (25318000) and dive chronos.

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