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    Question My connundrum

    I have a large, erect skyscraper for a Bremont MBII but I can't stomach the price. What to do?

    Even used in good condition we're talking ~3 large. This is not a three gee watch and damn sure isn't six gee watch. It's English for chrissakes.

    But I want one. What to do?
    Last edited by Strange; Jan 9, 2015 at 08:10 AM. Reason: To replace the expression censored by an overly sensitive mod.
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    Buy a Seiko SARG007 and an orange texta?

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    I got mine new from AD in Aruba, so didn't pay full US list price.

    Edit, $ to GBP rate favourable at the moment so buy in the UK and claim 20% vat back as you leave the country.
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    I don't know man...I'm in the same boat with Panerai. I like them, but the prices are too rich for my blood.


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    Save for a little while, maybe trade or sell off a piece. Or hang around the AD and when some unsuspecting fool buys one, knock him over the head. This way you get the boxes, bag etc. ( only a joke, do not try this at home!)
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    Sell a watch that you rarely wear or care about now.....put the received funds along with whatever else is needed to purchase the Bremont....technically you did not pull $3K out of your bank account for the Bremont

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    Dear boy,
    It is six gee, as you say, precisely because it is English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strange View Post
    I have a hankering for a Bremont MBII but I can't stomach the price. What to do?

    Even used in good condition we're talking ~3 large. This is not a three gee watch and damn sure isn't six gee watch. It's English for chrissakes.

    But I want one. What to do?
    Last edited by geoffbot; Jan 9, 2015 at 11:17 AM.
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    Wait until it is off warranty and leaking like a Land Rover then scoop one up for pennies on the dollar

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    Try looking for one in some southeast asian watch forums, a preowned MBII under warranty wouldn't fetch 3 large around here.

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