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    Just thought I would share..

    Funny little chat with a sales lady at an AD today...

    Bit of window shopping, choosing my next Rolex (Explorer or blue faced OP seeing as you asked). The sales lady popped out and asked my wife if she would like to come in and try a few on. She showed the lady hers and said she was fine thanks as she had one. The lady kept trying, and said that sometimes that is how a collection starts, so there is no harm in trying a few others. As my wife politely declined she turned her attention to me, and asked "don't you have a Rolex yet sir?"...

    Couldn't help my self as I flashed her my Speedy and said "yes, but I'm wearing my best watch today". It was obviously a bit tongue in cheek, but she recovered well with "oh, I love Omega, but we don't carry them here anymore".

    At least she could recognise a watch at a glance! Turns out that although she also sells Tags they don't appeal to either of us, but she is a bit of a Breitling fan.

    But by far the biggest surprise was that I resisted for now and didn't buy! Surprised myself! I don't usually have any self control, especially if the cash is there. By the way, the new Cellinis are simply stunning in the metal..
    G-Shock: GW-7900-1ER & GW3000B-1A
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    Accurist: 1965 Shockmaster & 1961 Gold Shockmaster
    Omega: Speedmaster Professional 3570.50.00

    Meistersinger: Perigraph AM1002
    Ben Sherman: S489.OOBS
    1990: Rotary Gold Case

    Steinhart: GMT Ocean One 39mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeSport View Post
    .....she turned her attention to me, and asked "don't you have a Rolex yet sir?"...

    Couldn't help my self as I flashed her my Speedy and said "yes, but I'm wearing my best watch today". .
    LOL. I just love that. Well played!


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    "Blue faced OP"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raza View Post
    "Blue faced OP"?
    Oyster Perpetual with a blue dial.

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    Yes, something along these lines

    G-Shock: GW-7900-1ER & GW3000B-1A
    Rolex: Submariner 14060M
    Accurist: 1965 Shockmaster & 1961 Gold Shockmaster
    Omega: Speedmaster Professional 3570.50.00

    Meistersinger: Perigraph AM1002
    Ben Sherman: S489.OOBS
    1990: Rotary Gold Case

    Steinhart: GMT Ocean One 39mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeSport View Post
    By the way, the new Cellinis are simply stunning in the metal..
    i have the "black and white" Danaos, still by far my favourite Cellini...

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    But by far the biggest surprise was that I resisted for now and didn't buy! Surprised myself! I don't usually have any self control, especially if the cash is there.
    Can you teach me this......PLEASE!!!!!
    "Either He's Dead, Or My Watch Has Stopped....."
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    So you are down to 2 choices, cash is in hand and you still walk out without a new watch? That's remarkable!

    I would at least have gotten distracted by something else or even bought another watch on the way to the store. Self control and watch buying do not go hand in hand for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeannie View Post
    Oyster Perpetual with a blue dial.

    Jeannie
    Ah, thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeSport View Post
    Yes, something along these lines

    Very nice. But is it just called an Oyster Perpetual? Doesn't Rolex put that on like every watch they make?

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