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    The Four Quid Challenge

    Reading Whatmeworry's fine thread on his recent purchase, I started to wonder just how much watch I could get for four quid (or the equivalent in dollars). This got me to thinking that this would be a fun challenge.

    So here it is,the four quid challenge:

    The challenge starts right now and lasts for seven days. (ending at midnight on the twenty first of January)

    All entries need to be in (in the form of a link to an ebay or other internet site sale with a cost, before postage, of four quid or less).

    This link will be confirmed eventually by a photograph (and write up?) of the watch in question

    You can only make one entry by the closing date, but multiple potential entries are fine - you just have to pick one.

    Coolest horological purchase wins (how we decide what is coolest (and any additional rules) is up for grabs)

    I assume that this will be mod acceptable, but if not, feel free to delete away. I'm off to bed.

    Good luck

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    How much is four quid in real money?

    Is there some sort of prize going in here?

    Do we actually need to purchase the watch, or just find a link?

    Would a Royal Family spoon be an acceptable substitute?

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    Quid? How much is that in Libraries of Congress?

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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    Quid? How much is that in Libraries of Congress?
    there is actually a Google Slang Currency Converter

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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    Quid? How much is that in Libraries of Congress?
    About 6 in US$, 7.50 in AU$
    Some people have opinions - The rest of us have taste.

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    Let's call 4 = to ~$6

    ^^ EDIT:SNAP

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    Wow the dollar has improved recently

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    Well I was thinking bragging rights really, but I'll have a think about it.

    Four quid in real money is four quid, what else could it possibly be?

    I kind of liked the idea of purchase, but if people would rather just find as BIN then that's fine.

    Only if it has a built in eggtimer. My toaster really has a fully clockwork timer built in, so who knows.

    Tens seconds gave me this:

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/chronomete...item4ae2b37198

    and this

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Very-Rare-...item27f68ef762

    which looks like a Ruski movement to me

    and even a (ahem) fab Sub clone

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Identity-L...item2a4a5ba394

    I'm pretty sure people will be able to improve on this haul (I certainly intend to!)

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    thought you had gone to bed!

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    So you're saying the spoon won't count are you?

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