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A watch...

Post by JMG » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:12 am

Saw a watch online that I really liked today. It was a fairly plain looking watch so decided to see what cost....only a mere $1,750-$2,220, 8O
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Re: A watch...

Post by Stanley76 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:34 am

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold” (Proverbs 22:1).

And you have a very good name.
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Re: A watch...

Post by hugodrax » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:56 am

Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:34 am
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold” (Proverbs 22:1).

And you have a very good name.
He’s got three first names. I think he should spend that money on a proper last name. :D
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Re: A watch...

Post by JMG » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:09 am

hugodrax wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:56 am
Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:34 am
A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold” (Proverbs 22:1).

And you have a very good name.
He’s got three first names. I think he should spend that money on a proper last name. :D
I'm a Jr. if that helps...?
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Re: A watch...

Post by Bloodhound » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:01 pm

JMG Jr....say that 3 times fast
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Re: A watch...

Post by Bloodhound » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:13 pm

Years ago my wife and I were in Las Vegas and we were walking through one of the giant hotels and there was a watch shop...I wanted to stop and look and I saw a Breitling SuperOcean that I really liked. My wife not knowing what a Breitling was, said "We should get that, it will be your early birthday present" I said "no" but she insisted that the clerk take it out of the case...that is when she saw the price tag...$32,000

I have a Casio that kind of looks like a Breitling SuperOcean that I wear almost every day.
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Re: A watch...

Post by Jocose » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:26 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Years ago my wife and I were in Las Vegas and we were walking through one of the giant hotels and there was a watch shop...I wanted to stop and look and I saw a Breitling SuperOcean that I really liked. My wife not knowing what a Breitling was, said "We should get that, it will be your early birthday present" I said "no" but she insisted that the clerk take it out of the case...that is when she saw the price tag...$32,000

I have a Casio that kind of looks like a Breitling SuperOcean that I wear almost every day.
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Re: A watch...

Post by Stanley76 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:05 pm

Jocose wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:26 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Years ago my wife and I were in Las Vegas and we were walking through one of the giant hotels and there was a watch shop...I wanted to stop and look and I saw a Breitling SuperOcean that I really liked. My wife not knowing what a Breitling was, said "We should get that, it will be your early birthday present" I said "no" but she insisted that the clerk take it out of the case...that is when she saw the price tag...$32,000

I have a Casio that kind of looks like a Breitling SuperOcean that I wear almost every day.
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Re: A watch...

Post by JMG » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:22 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Years ago my wife and I were in Las Vegas and we were walking through one of the giant hotels and there was a watch shop...I wanted to stop and look and I saw a Breitling SuperOcean that I really liked. My wife not knowing what a Breitling was, said "We should get that, it will be your early birthday present" I said "no" but she insisted that the clerk take it out of the case...that is when she saw the price tag...$32,000

I have a Casio that kind of looks like a Breitling SuperOcean that I wear almost every day.
Good grief! I tell ya...I honestly had no idea things like a watch could cost so much. I paid 80 bucks for an old Vostok mechanical watch once and was only able to justify that by telling myself that it would probably last me nearly a lifetime. Then again, my 30 dollar sports watch has been going strong with no signs of giving up the ghost for about 8 years now. 32K? Geeze Louise! Even if I lived 60 more years that'd be more than 500 bucks a year....for a watch!
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Re: A watch...

Post by hugodrax » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:20 pm

JMG wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:22 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Years ago my wife and I were in Las Vegas and we were walking through one of the giant hotels and there was a watch shop...I wanted to stop and look and I saw a Breitling SuperOcean that I really liked. My wife not knowing what a Breitling was, said "We should get that, it will be your early birthday present" I said "no" but she insisted that the clerk take it out of the case...that is when she saw the price tag...$32,000

I have a Casio that kind of looks like a Breitling SuperOcean that I wear almost every day.
Good grief! I tell ya...I honestly had no idea things like a watch could cost so much. I paid 80 bucks for an old Vostok mechanical watch once and was only able to justify that by telling myself that it would probably last me nearly a lifetime. Then again, my 30 dollar sports watch has been going strong with no signs of giving up the ghost for about 8 years now. 32K? Geeze Louise! Even if I lived 60 more years that'd be more than 500 bucks a year....for a watch!
You need to add in the watchmakers fees.
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Re: A watch...

Post by Stanley76 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm

I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
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Re: A watch...

Post by Winton » Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:59 am

I buy a new shiny watch at Wal-Mart, when the old watch stops working. Last time, I had to pay more than usual, $8.00

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Re: A watch...

Post by Roadmaster » Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:35 am

Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
guessing the Hamilton is either a 992 or 992b
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Re: A watch...

Post by Stanley76 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:06 pm

Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:35 am
Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
guessing the Hamilton is either a 992 or 992b
I'm not sure what it is. My Mom and Sister bought it for me years ago to go with the watchchain that I inherited from my Grandpa.

Here's the Railroad watch.
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Here's the Tag Heuer. It's a Formula One but it has a mechanical movement instead of a quartz movement. It's a nice watch but I rarely wear it. It usually stays in an automatic watch winder case.
Image
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Re: A watch...

Post by Bloodhound » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:17 pm

Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:35 am
Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
guessing the Hamilton is either a 992 or 992b
I'm not sure what it is. My Mom and Sister bought it for me years ago to go with the watchchain that I inherited from my Grandpa.

Here's the Railroad watch.
Image

Here's the Tag Heuer. It's a Formula One but it has a mechanical movement instead of a quartz movement. It's a nice watch but I rarely wear it. It usually stays in an automatic watch winder case.
Image
Beauties for sure...that Hamilton is stunning!
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Re: A watch...

Post by Roadmaster » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:52 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:17 pm
Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:35 am
Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
guessing the Hamilton is either a 992 or 992b
I'm not sure what it is. My Mom and Sister bought it for me years ago to go with the watchchain that I inherited from my Grandpa.

Here's the Railroad watch.
Image

Here's the Tag Heuer. It's a Formula One but it has a mechanical movement instead of a quartz movement. It's a nice watch but I rarely wear it. It usually stays in an automatic watch winder case.
Image
Beauties for sure...that Hamilton is stunning!
If you've ever had the back cover off it tells the model number. Definitely a railroad watch even has a Montgomery dial which was encouraged but not required

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Re: A watch...

Post by Stanley76 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:15 pm

Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:52 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:17 pm
Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:35 am
Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
guessing the Hamilton is either a 992 or 992b
I'm not sure what it is. My Mom and Sister bought it for me years ago to go with the watchchain that I inherited from my Grandpa.

Here's the Railroad watch.
Image

Here's the Tag Heuer. It's a Formula One but it has a mechanical movement instead of a quartz movement. It's a nice watch but I rarely wear it. It usually stays in an automatic watch winder case.
Image
Beauties for sure...that Hamilton is stunning!
If you've ever had the back cover off it tells the model number. Definitely a railroad watch even has a Montgomery dial which was encouraged but not required
I got curious and took the back off it is a 992. Cool! Thanks.

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Re: A watch...

Post by JimVH » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:19 pm

Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:15 pm
Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:52 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:17 pm
Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:06 pm
Roadmaster wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:35 am
Stanley76 wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:40 pm
I've got some nice watches, a Tag Heuer and a Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch. I've got a decent watch, a Seiko but the the watch I always wear is a G Shock. It keeps better time than all the rest plus it is macho.
guessing the Hamilton is either a 992 or 992b
I'm not sure what it is. My Mom and Sister bought it for me years ago to go with the watchchain that I inherited from my Grandpa.

Here's the Railroad watch.
Image

Here's the Tag Heuer. It's a Formula One but it has a mechanical movement instead of a quartz movement. It's a nice watch but I rarely wear it. It usually stays in an automatic watch winder case.
Image
Beauties for sure...that Hamilton is stunning!
If you've ever had the back cover off it tells the model number. Definitely a railroad watch even has a Montgomery dial which was encouraged but not required
I got curious and took the back off it is a 992. Cool! Thanks.

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Re: A watch...

Post by Stanley76 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:34 pm

RM got me curious so I looked up the SN and it was made in 1927. That's right about the time my Grandpa would have bought that watch chain. That is really cool to me. The watch chain is the only heirloom I have that was my Grandpa's except for his pipe humidor and an address book he had when he was in the Army in 1903. The watch is precious to me because it was a gift from my Mom and Sister. The watch is valued at over 800.00 which means nothing compared to the sentimental value it has to me. Thanks to all for spurring me to look into it. I appreciate it.

https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/ ... on/2485441
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Re: A watch...

Post by JimVH » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:42 pm

Stanley76 wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:34 pm
RM got me curious so I looked up the SN and it was made in 1927. That's right about the time my Grandpa would have bought that watch chain. That is really cool to me. The watch chain is the only heirloom I have that was my Grandpa's except for his pipe humidor and an address book he had when he was in the Army in 1903. The watch is precious to me because it was a gift from my Mom and Sister. The watch is valued at over 800.00 which means nothing compared to the sentimental value it has to me. Thanks to all for spurring me to look into it. I appreciate it.

https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/ ... on/2485441
What a cherished possession. Congratulations.
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