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Post by ali » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:04 pm

Has to be an Omega for personal reasons.
It's what I've always wanted and what I will end up getting.
Found out about the Speedmaster Moonwatch and love the look of it so that is what I would like to try and source.
Not bothered about diving to 300m so the lack of waterproofness is not an issue and the fact is is a wind up suits me too.
Didn't have to be a full auto and the fact that it has been to the moon and back and works in space is quite nice
Thanks for the helpful comments so far
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Post by hap » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:15 pm

Good choice ali I looked at the same model and the 007 omega as well

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Post by hap » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:22 pm

Ali speak to these guys very knowledgable and can source you one
They do finance options also

https://www.watchbuyers.co.uk/watches-f ... apers-p190

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Post by ali » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:05 pm

Thats Hap Thats great
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Post by JASV8S » Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:10 pm

I am into watches a bit and have a few. What about looking at Alpina watches.
A bit less known than the usual names but very good watches and excellent movements. No relationship to Alpina cars other than they once created a watch for Alpina cars for the B6 racing and I missed not bidding for one of these on ebay and it went for only £800 in the end, could have kicked myself. I have been considering one for my collection as they have some great looking watches.

Among others I have an Omega Seamaster (Bond watch), Brietling Navitimer Montbrillant Datora, my best watch and I am also into Seiko 6139's one of which I have owned since my 21st birthday, all 44 years. I have a collection of various old watches and a couple of replicas.
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Post by PhillV8S » Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:38 pm

That eBay B6 Alpina watch was won by me, sorry. Seemed a good match for my car.😎
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Post by ali » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:17 pm

Small world Phil Well done on that one !!!!
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Post by PhillV8S » Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:42 pm

Thanks, I actually got it cheaper in the end as I agreed to do a bank transfer rather than PayPal so did a deal. It was like new, boxed with spare strap and with receipt from Alpina Buchloe.
I think the selller didn’t click that the Alpina car link was an advertising plus point.
I wear it whenever I go to meets so if you bump into me at one I will have it on.
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Post by Alpina Jim » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:04 pm

If you have really deep pockets there is of course Breguet and Patek Philippe. :roll:
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Post by Alpina Jim » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:05 pm

If you have really deep pockets there is of course Breguet and Patek Philippe. :roll:
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Post by Cygnet » Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:24 pm

I have a 1964 Omega constellation. It's old, but unfortunately I'm even older :(
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Post by JASV8S » Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:14 pm

Phil, What a coincidence. It is strange that a fellow V8S owner bought that watch and even stranger is that it never occurred to me at the time that it might have been a register colleague. Well I consider that to be a absolute bargain. I was so annoyed with myself as on the last day of bidding i had been watching it at work then went home and had something on that evening and completely forgot and remembered as soon as i woke up in the morning with it being the first thing on my mind. Worth a lot more especially with the limited edition link, probably £2k+ when new. Well done i will hope to see it if we meet.
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Post by PhillV8S » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:23 pm

You snooze you lose as they say John! If you see me at a meet feel free to check it out. It is a nice pilots watch. They are for sale from FMW in Germany I think but I don’t think they are the limited edition watches for the B6 ADAC win which is what drew me to this particular watch obviously.
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Post by JASV8S » Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:40 am

The Alpine Startimer Pilots watches are very classy and I really like the pure functional look of it. I snoozed !!!
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