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Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | Author:

Finally, I got some time with my camera + natural lighting after yesterday’s unboxing armed with just my iPhone 4S.

Aquadive Bathyscaphe 100

I am very impressed with the solid built of the watch, there’s definitely a lot of wrist presence with the Bathyscaphe 100.

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The whole dial design, hour markers and the choice of hands makes it very attractive as a modern diver yet retain some of the old designs.

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Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | Author:

Finally, just a week since I placed my order @ www.aquadive.com

 

The unboxing begins…


Big box…

What’s that..

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011 | Author:

I hope this will be the last piece for 2011.

I went to K2 to service my Aqua Dive Caribbean, then as usual, Mr Goh will bring some of his latest goods for us to take a look.

He brought out 2 Citizens, saying he just got it like that day or the day before.

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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Author:

Just join the Speedmaster club 😉 I wasn’t really keen on one till I saw the Mark II, love the case. Bigger, thicker and hefty.

The Omega Speedmaster Mark II also known as ST 145.0014.

Reference

ST 145.0014
International collection
1969
Movement
Type: Manual winding (mechanical)
Caliber number: 861
Created in 1968
17 jewels
Formerly called “27 CHRO C12 PC”
Used on second generation “moon watches”.
Functions
Tachymeter, Chronograph
Case
Stainless steel
Case back
Screw-in
Dial
Mat black (or luminous grey with burgundy/orange scale), with luminous hour markers, white luminous hands, and inside tachometer scale.
Crystal
Mineral (flat)
Bracelet
Stainless steel (attached)
Water resistance
60 meters

 

The condition is really great, lines well defined, could be refinish or polish at some point.

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Face, dial and hands are in very good condition.

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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Author:

During our last Seiko Club Singapore gathering, a Russian piece from Poljot International – Nights Of Petersburg appear among one of the collectors and he decided to let it go, so I took over this lovely piece.

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Side by side with another Poljot International model that I have.

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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Author:

Finally found this diver from Poljot. Poljot watches are mainly dress, chronographs but never a diver except this piece.

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The condition is consider pretty good as the bezel is plastic, the markers are usually worn off and the second hand often replaced.

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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Author:

I always wanted to add a DOXA SUB to my collection, I finally found one that meets my needs, 1 with a GMT function.

For the DOXA SUB 750T GMT DivingStar, it has the ability to track 3 time zones !
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Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | Author:

Sandoz could be the first watch company to develop a monobloc watch case that could meet the water resistance of 1000m.

Of course this are just based on information I got from this site: http://www.rruegger.ch/sandoz_typhoon.htm
http://www.rruegger.ch/first_1000m_dive_watch.htm

Whether it’s Jenny or Sandoz, they are part of my collection now, part of the monobloc case theme.

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Sunday, March 27th, 2011 | Author:

Yet another mesh bracelet comparison, this time it’s Omega VS Helson.

The Helson mesh comes together with the Sharkmaster and it can be separately purchased, Peter from Helson quoted USD70 shipped.

Omega on the left, Helson on the right

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Sunday, March 27th, 2011 | Author:

The 2nd purchase of 2011, a long awaited piece as a bday gift for myself.


The Helson Sharkmaster.

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