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

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Jermyzy wrote:
Jul 10th, 2017 4:46 pm
^I ordered Stowa direct from them
Direct from who? Stowa?
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mebiuspower wrote:
Jul 7th, 2017 3:55 pm
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Gorgeous. What model is it?
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najibs wrote:
Jul 11th, 2017 10:12 am
Direct from who? Stowa?
I've purchased no less than 3 stowas direct from them. Service is excellent. Last order was a flieger special edition and I changed it at the last minute with no issues.

If you order ask for DHL/ Deutsche Post. This way your package gets handed to Canada Post and you may get lucky and they don't assess duties. If you order FedEx default than you are sure to get a bill.
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mr_raider wrote:
Jul 13th, 2017 5:50 pm
I've purchased no less than 3 stowas direct from them. Service is excellent. Last order was a flieger special edition and I changed it at the last minute with no issues.

If you order ask for DHL/ Deutsche Post. This way your package gets handed to Canada Post and you may get lucky and they don't assess duties. If you order FedEx default than you are sure to get a bill.
Good tip, thanks. I'm in the Montreal area, like you also.
Did you get hit wit taxes when ordering via DHL? Also, are there duties charged? WHat costs am I looking at, on top of the price on their site?
Post a pic of your Stowa's. I'd love to see.

I've been offered a 2nd hand Stowa Baumuster B with decorated movement for under $1200, locally. I wonder if I should take it, or order new...
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najibs wrote:
Jul 14th, 2017 4:16 pm
Did you get hit wit taxes when ordering via DHL? Also, are there duties charged? WHat costs am I looking at, on top of the price on their site?
Post a pic of your Stowa's. I'd love to see.
I ordered a watch from C Ward and it came royal mail/CP and no duties. My last Stowa came Deutsche Post and I got nailed.

CP charges GST, PST, and sometimes, 5% foreign duty. Brokerage is liek 20 bux.

My latest Stowa: partitio Handaufzug. Also have a Marine Original and Antea KS black.
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Wearing this aqua terra for the last few days.

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DeepRed wrote:
Jul 20th, 2017 3:16 am
Citizen or Rado
Depends on what you want. Citizen is well respected Japanese and most models are low maintenance, eco-drive, friends.

Rado is a old school Swiss brand, not as popular but lots of heritage.
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DeepRed wrote:
Jul 20th, 2017 3:16 am
Citizen or Rado
My two favourite brands. Currently wearing citizen axiom but If i had extra money i'd be wearing one of these rado integrals. I am a sucker for square face watches and especially these.
https://store.us.rado.com/integral-quar ... 63152.html
https://store.us.rado.com/integral-quar ... 06712.html
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najibs wrote:
Jul 14th, 2017 4:16 pm
Good tip, thanks. I'm in the Montreal area, like you also.
Did you get hit wit taxes when ordering via DHL? Also, are there duties charged? WHat costs am I looking at, on top of the price on their site?
Post a pic of your Stowa's. I'd love to see.

I've been offered a 2nd hand Stowa Baumuster B with decorated movement for under $1200, locally. I wonder if I should take it, or order new...
Stowa sale of exhibition watches:

https://www.stowa.de/en/Special+watches ... g_11578112

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