I wear a Seiko SKX173 with a super oyster bracelet.
Mine is a luminox night diver stainless steel case model,everybody tells me its a piece of junk,i've had irt for 9 years,its worked flawlessly,and its still going on the same battery and keeping perfect time,9 years on the same battery,yes i'm serious.
my backup, an old Zodiac GMT
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I currently am wearing a Sinn U1.
Love my TSAR and wear it most of the time.
I got a Seiko Starfish last week and been wearing it.I also have a Marathon Navigator and Swiss Army Dive Master 500.
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I have a number of watches but this is what's currently on my wrist...
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I had 4 watches that I rotated around, but found that I never wore my Breitling, G-Shock, or Suunto, so I sold those 3 and just kept my Omega Seamaster 2254.50 since it was getting all my wrist-time. I love it. It does every occasion. I wear it to work (office environment), on the weekends with jeans, on any vacations, and to the beach.
I just got back from Bahamas last night, and took these shots on the beach:
Yesterday I had two watches in rotation until my beater atomic solar Seiko’s battery died and would no longer charge after four years of use. I checked my local Walmart for the replacement and there was none in stock. If I won’t be able to find one soon, I think it’s a good reason to get another beater watch.
My other watch is a Breitling Superocean that my wife let me get for our year wedding anniversary.
I did a bit of a research before I went with this model and my local authorized dealer was able to order one with a thirty percent discount. Despite the size and the weight of the watch (it has 5mm thick crystal) it wears very comfortably on my rather small wrist, I like it a lot.
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I love the Marathons, but am I the only one that thinks they are a little overpriced? Aside from their relative rarity, I can't figure out what justifies these prices? $500 for a non-Tritium, quartz version. And an additional $225 for the bracelet. Really?
As for your prices, I think your thinking of the JSAR. Which is the bigger brother of the TSAR/GSAR. The TSAR is the Quartz/Tritium smaller version, it sells for $475 + $170 for the bracelet. BTW, the bracelet is worth every penny!
not sure on the cost for all the different models of Marathons but I bought my GSAR for $500 BNIB, they are usually around $700. If I were to lose my watch I would pay $700 in the blink of an eye for another. For a Swiss Auto Movement with Tritium, Sapphire crystal and solid stainless case built like a tank you're not going to find a much better deal, imo.
Also, lot's of great watches in here guys
Say, any of you boys smithies? Or, if not smithies per se, were you otherwise trained in the metallurgic arts .....?
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I have several. This is my current regular:
Hamilton Jazzmaster (Quartz).
This thread is dangerous.
Must. Stop. Envy.
I'm wearing a simple Seiko '5' auto. Top quality, very inexpensive. My fave is my Kreiger auto. I love arabic numerals, but not exclusively.
I think I'll take a few shots. (Don't expect my knife quality shots.) Back later....
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