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I love eco drives, so much so that the only two left in that line up are the two eco drives. Traded the Omega for a vintage cartier and 18k gold bracelet and the Rolex for my Cartier SS and 18k Santos.

The one to the left of the stiletto is the 2100. the movements are hand assembled in Citizens factory in the Japanese alps where they make their higher end watches. It combines quartz eco drive with mechanical actuation of the chronograph, it is a really complex watch and has performed faultlessly since I purchased in in 2009.
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I love eco drives, so much so that the only two left in that line up are the two eco drives. Traded the Omega for a vintage cartier and 18k gold bracelet and the Rolex for my Cartier SS and 18k Santos.
The one to the left of the stiletto is the 2100. the movements are hand assembled in Citizens factory in the Japanese alps where they make their higher end watches. It combines quartz eco drive with mechanical actuation of the chronograph, it is a really complex watch and has performed faultlessly since I purchased in in 2009.


Just saw the price of the Stiletto ($500). I'm one of those guys that rather buys a couple $100 watches. Like a nice Parnis, Seiko, Alpha and maybe a Timex or a Casio. Like with headphones really, I'd rather have a bunch of mid-fi flavours (check my sig) than one flagship. I know $500 isn't that much for a decent watch, especially when you consider the $25K watch-market, but still, you know... :) 

 

EDIT: I do realize at some point I'll probably sell off everything and buy one flagship. I'm just not there yet. :D


Edited by Negakinu - 2/4/12 at 3:33pm
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Just saw the price of the Stiletto ($500). I'm one of those guys that rather buys a couple $100 watches. Like a nice Parnis, Seiko, Alpha and maybe a Timex or a Casio. Like with headphones really, I'd rather have a bunch of mid-fi flavours (check my sig) than one flagship. I know $500 isn't that much for a decent watch, especially when you consider the $25K watch-market, but still, you know... :) 

 

EDIT: I do realize at some point I'll probably sell off everything and buy one flagship. I'm just not there yet. :D



they're much cheaper in the states $250 new in box although it isn't my style

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I was just going to say the same thing, I payed $260 for mine in Canada from a B&M.
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Here's a couple of my Invictas.

 

1263 Sea Spider, my first mechanical watch

 

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0554 Russian Diver

 

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My watches for now


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my Hamilton Navy GMT

 

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I was just going to say the same thing, I payed $260 for mine in Canada from a B&M.


You guys are lucky with those prices. :(

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You guys are lucky with those prices. :(


That is why I often buy clothes, electronics etc. from american online stores and Ebay. Even with delivery expenses ( in average around $50 depending on weight and size) they are still cheaper than where I live.

 

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I work in a data centre and frequently have to go into the tech halls where I can't take my phone, so I really need a watch but want something dead minimalist. The Fuelband is pretty nice, but given it only comes in small/medium/large, requires recharging regularly and it seems majorly overkill when I just want something to tell the time...
 

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What do you think about new Nike Fuelband $150? I don't care about steps or whatever measurements but I like the Zen simplicity of the band as a watch.



 

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Have you considered the new Timex watches? They're definitely on my rader. :) http://www.amazon.com/Timex-T2N699DH-Intelligent-Quartz-Stainless/dp/B0053EXK78/ref=sr_1_258?s=watches&ie=UTF8&qid=1325020834&sr=1-258
 

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I just bought this Timex watch, and just noticed that the minute dial of the chronograph has the numbering screwed up! The number sequence goes 1,3,6,8,9 instead of 1,3,5,7,9 as shown in the photo. According to this watch forum, Timex has recalled this watch. There is absolutely no mention of this model on the Timex website, not even an owners manual. Amazon no longer shows it in stock.

 

So, is this a collectors item, or just a screwed up watch? confused.gif

 

http://forums.watchuseek.com/f71/inverted-jenny-timex-602527.html  (I love the inverted Jenny referencesmile.gif )

 

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They might have changed the numbering to make it "more accurate" confused.gif

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I just bought this Timex watch, and just noticed that the minute dial of the chronograph has the numbering screwed up! The number sequence goes 1,3,6,8,9 instead of 1,3,5,7,9 as shown in the photo. According to this watch forum, Timex has recalled this watch. There is absolutely no mention of this model on the Timex website, not even an owners manual. Amazon no longer shows it in stock.

 

So, is this a collectors item, or just a screwed up watch? confused.gif

 

http://forums.watchuseek.com/f71/inverted-jenny-timex-602527.html  (I love the inverted Jenny referencesmile.gif )

 

 

That's pretty hilarious. I say keep it. :D But if you don't like this novelty factor you can probably email Timex and organise an exchange. I saw they released a new batch with correct numbers. 
 

 

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Sorry i dont have real pics! in quwait with no camera

I have had this edifice for about 3 years, i love this model its virtually indestructable, sapphire glass and tungstan! its also very pretty



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Edifice EFX-510 BK
Edited by Evilcalyptic - 2/13/12 at 2:32am
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That's pretty hilarious. I say keep it. :D But if you don't like this novelty factor you can probably email Timex and organise an exchange. I saw they released a new batch with correct numbers. 
 

 


There is a certain delicious irony in having "Intelligent Quartz" along side the incorrect numbering smile.gif. I'll probably wind up keeping it, but I'll definitely be contacting Timex, if for no other reason than the giggle factor.

 

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