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    European vacation part dos

    On the way back home we had 26 hour layover in Reykjavik. During my search for tourist attractions I found out about a small watch shop there--home to JS Watch co. Reykjavik.

    My wife was kicking and screaming, but finally I was able to drag her into the store. We were greeted by an older gentleman and shown different watches from the collection. Later we found our that he was company's co-owner and master watchmaker.

    What I really liked was the fact that he gave us undivided attention for close to an hour, even though we never said we would buy any of the watches.

    We also found out that he was a very skilled salesman, as he was able to convince my wife that I really needed one of his watches.

    I chose model 101 with black dial. Very classy looking, and somewhat departure from my collection of tool watches.

    My pictures don't do justice to this watch.

    The pics will come later as I'm having some difficulties downloading them.

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    You're very fortunate to have stumbled upon JS Watch Co. by accident. They make fabulous watches and I would dearly love to go to Reykjavík to buy one.

    The expense is likely to rule it out, unfortunately.

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    I have the same watch with the white dial. I visited their shop in 2010 but didn't leave with anything. I found this one with box and papers on eBay and won it for just under $300, I could hardly believe it. A complete steal. I wish it had the blued hands but I've emailed JS since acquiring it and they have offered to send me a pair for the standard fee. I'm like you, it's a departure from my tool watches but I love it. I wear it primarily as my dress watch but it also looks great on natos. I really like the black dial on yours. Enjoy your new watch!
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    Lack of blued hands was the reason I didn't go with the white dial watch.

    Congrats on your eBay deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by samael_6978 View Post

    What I really liked was the fact that he gave us undivided attention for close to an hour, even though we never said we would buy any of the watches.

    We also found out that he was a very skilled salesman, as he was able to convince my wife that I really needed one of his watches.

    I chose model 101 with black dial.
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    Quote Originally Posted by samael_6978 View Post
    We also found out that he was a very skilled salesman, as he was able to convince my wife that I really needed one of his watches.
    Now that is a good salesman.

    Congrats on the watch. A real looker!

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