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    ‘No such thing as too cheap’ ;-)

    Inspired by Rodia: your 3 cheapest beauties (if you dare!)

    Mine:

    1975 Timex Mercury $5


    Smiths ‘Jewelled’ 1970 £8


    80s Zim £13

    Come on, show us what ya got!
    It's the final countdown! PM me before they're all gone!

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    did a thread way back in affordables forum similar. hmm my collection has moved around quite a bit so hmmm some of those was luck scores well one the smiths now you would have to stick a zero on the end of that price at least if not double it maybe if it's as good as it looks

    will see what I got left

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    ok could be these three ? possible ?


    1980's/1990's vostok alarm all in for £19



    197?'s seiko alarm watch (bought as part of a set of three watches ) all in £13 quid so take off the post and split the rest between the three works out to £3.50 !


    197?'s seiko lord quartz (bought a set of three all in for £80 so take off the post and split works out to ) £25 for it .

    been other that came and went like say a ralco , a couple of other lord quartz and a shed load of others .

    as I said with my joblot buys got a few working ladies I have no use for like a gold plated yema or a seiko ladies mech come to mind .

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    These were pretty good, each less than £20 or thereabouts from memory

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    think this was £25, may have been less

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    should have got a few more Zaria whilst around on Leon's site...

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    the spaceforces off the works site years ago was around twenty too methinks , and this

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    I don't have 3 (my rotation is very small right now), but my two...


    5600 G




    Vostok 150SE (now with cracked crystal )


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    No real cheapies here, other than the 5600E, which was about £50 in Poland.


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    I don’t really think of basic G-Shocks as cheapies - they just don’t cost very much.

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    Other than this one, I’m afraid none of mine would qualify.




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    Cheap mechanical:
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    Cheap quartz:
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    Cheap vintage:
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    Some people have opinions - The rest of us have taste.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crownpuller View Post
    Cheap mechanical:
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    Cheap quartz:
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    hmmm past victors maybe am sure some of them sure do look familiar maybe you enter a comp with them

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    Quote Originally Posted by is that my watch View Post
    hmmm past victors maybe am sure some of them sure do look familiar maybe you enter a comp with them
    Well, two victors and a runner-up.
    As the primary criteria is cheapness, these are easily the least expensive watches I've bought.
    Some people have opinions - The rest of us have taste.

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