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    1st Mechanical Watch

    I've just ordered my daughter's 1st mechanical watch as part of her Christmas present. Ant guesses what I went for? To help (a little) she's 12 years old and not a particularly girly girl..

    I would be interested to see what you think would be a good choice..
    G-Shock: GW3000B-1A
    Rolex: Submariner 14060M
    Accurist: 1961 Shockmaster (Gold) & 1965 Shockmaster (Steel)
    Omega: Speedmaster Professional 3570.50.00
    Meistersinger: Perigraph AM1002
    Ben Sherman: S489.OOBS
    Rotary: 1990 Quartz (Gold)
    Steinhart: GMT Ocean One 39mm
    Certina: DS Super PH500M & DS PH200M

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    A Seiko 5? They used to have some cool "field" watches with lots of different colour dials to choose from. I believe they were around 38mm or so. Swatch is also another possibility.

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    agree with CFR...
    pink dial Seiko 5 should fit the job nicely..








    beside that, if you want something nicer, a Hamilton Khaki is also a quality choice...


    if she would wear the watch very often, i think a Seiko Solar ladies watches are very convenient choice that should last very long..
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    depends price point maybe a rotary but seikos are a nice choice and the five lines are nice and compact but think might be something more maybe a citizen have they not done a mech Minnie mouse now ?

    and have always loved their citizen divers had bought a ladies one once by mistake but they looked good and well built

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    saying that thou if you went vintage you could of got her a vintage ladies omega for the price of some of the suggestion above

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    for example a ton buy now open to offers and thats a expensive one


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    Surely it has to be a Timex ..... Doesn't everyone start with a Timex ?
    Did you snag her a Snoopy ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CFR View Post
    A Seiko 5? They used to have some cool "field" watches with lots of different colour dials to choose from. I believe they were around 38mm or so. Swatch is also another possibility.
    That didn't take long!

    Great minds and all that....
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    G-Shock: GW3000B-1A
    Rolex: Submariner 14060M
    Accurist: 1961 Shockmaster (Gold) & 1965 Shockmaster (Steel)
    Omega: Speedmaster Professional 3570.50.00
    Meistersinger: Perigraph AM1002
    Ben Sherman: S489.OOBS
    Rotary: 1990 Quartz (Gold)
    Steinhart: GMT Ocean One 39mm
    Certina: DS Super PH500M & DS PH200M

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    I would have thought you’d guess APRO.


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