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    More high end

    Hopefully the "R" forum does not get too jealous!

    Anywho, my father-in-law, bless his heart/spirit, once asked me to dispose of two watches. One was a LeCoultre Mariner of sorts that had some battle damage and then there was this Rolex Cellini. Now, with my family, my Opa (mother's side) sold watches, but only kept the very cheapest for himself. So I offered to buy these two watches from my FIL just to keep them in the family. Much more interesting than what my dear Opa passed on.

    So here is the Rolex Cellini. My FIL was a top buyer for the then big time Sears and traveled the Orient. He had this one done for him. The bracelet is pure Rolex. When was the last time you saw an integral bracelet on a Rolex?

    Rolex_Cellini_Dial.jpg

    As with most Cellini's, they aren't for everyone. i dare say I would not buy this, but am proud to have if from my FIL. As for the money shot, here is the movement:

    Rolex_Cellini_Mvt A.jpg

    Nice running watch. I just don't wear it where it will get stolen.

    What's your story?

    Dan

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    We're speaking my favorite language! How about a close-up of my two favorite vintage high-end ultra-thins?







    The first is a white gold caliber 2120 from 1971......








    The second is a yellow gold manual wind caliber 2003 from 1969.....



    Seriously? Do I have to come up with another witty slogan? I think I'll pass for now.

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    Really nice! Thanks for sharing.



    Dan

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    Beautiful. A real work of art for sure-

    "Either He's Dead, Or My Watch Has Stopped....."
    Groucho Marx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nokie View Post
    Beautiful. A real work of art for sure-
    May not be an Omega 8500, but it is cool indeed.

    Thanks!

    Dan

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