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Old 11-22-2022, 11:41 AM   #4126
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Anyone know how watch resellers dealers get all their watches? I went to a pre-party on the weekend and one of the dudes was like 27 and had like $3M worth of inventory.

I asked what would happen if someone came in and robbed the party and he was like he could get it back same day with a few calls.

My theory is that they're backdooring all the watches or they're buy/reselling for sketchy clients?
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I can't speak for your pre-party bro with the $3M in inventory but there are legitimate grey market guys who offload inventory from reputable dealers. Legitimate watch dealers have to move stock in order to get access to the hotter items and sadly, also have to buy less than favourable/popular/ugly models in order to retain their dealer status.

I recently picked up a BNIB Speedmaster 57 from a grey market reseller with full factory warranty at a price I could no way in hell get from any Omega dealer. I tried really hard to drive a discount from ADs nationally too. The only way I could get this watch and at the price I was willing to pay was through the grey market dealer.

These grey market resellers will have their client lists who either have an itch to get the latest and greatest or resell for themselves, or just need IG content or what have you (legitimate or not.) You'll have to ask yourself if you want to take the red or blue pill and see how deep the rabbit hole goes.

Edit: Also consider the economy and the looming recession and interest rate hikes: Most people will be discretionary on their purchases while others will simply not be impacted (i.e. Badhobz)
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WHICH ONE DID YOU GET!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!

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I'm impacted!! i had to settle for LV dog bag and walk away from LV dog leash BECAUSE THATS EXCESSIVE. DUHH!?!?!?

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This will make most people vomit but I got the green dial version with the bracelet. The green dial is very subtle, almost black under some lighting conditions and very nice in the sun. The pictures on the website don't do it justice.

For what it's worth, I am still a bug fan of manual-wind movements. The 60 hour power reserve was a huge plus for me and this is, by far, the most comfortable Speedmaster I've worn. I know, most people stay true to having the Moonwatch as part of their collection, but I am past that as every dog and cat own one. Nevermind the asking prices for them. I got this one at a very favourable price in comparison to a Moonwatch.
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DUKES YOU ARE MY HERO !!!!!!

THIS. IS. EPIC.

and you are right, if youre going to buy a moonwatch, you might as well make it YOUR moonwatch. WELL DONE SIR, WELL DONE!!!!!!! thats one sexy piece.

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THIS. IS. EPIC.

and you are right, if youre going to buy a moonwatch, you might as well make it YOUR moonwatch. WELL DONE SIR, WELL DONE!!!!!!! thats one sexy piece.
That was truthfully the thought process. I had a Heuer Carrera re-issue which has a similar movement as the Moonwatch but as neat as it was, it wasn't all that exciting to me. After trying on a number of Moonwatches either through friends or ADs, I never felt a connection to it. Also, not being a space enthusiast didn't help the situation at all.

We've all heard the sales pitch about how it was the first watch on the moon etc. I got tired of it and I never cared. The Speedmaster 57, being released as a novelty this year, spoke to me more and it was also the year I got married (This was a wedding gift from my wife.) So there is a story and sentimental value to this piece.

I have an oddball collection of watches. I don't have a Moonwatch. But I have this Speedmaster 57. I don't have a DateJust or Submariner or Daytona, but I do have a Cellini. Top that off with two Nomos in my collection, one being a manual movement and another automatic, and a TAG Heuer Carrer Twin Time, needless to say, not the normal collection as most people, but one to call my own.
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^Wow that looks incredible - I love that color. Congrats! What's the reason someone would 'vomit' over this version??

This arrived earlier this week and really liking the look of it. Just waiting for my watch kit to arrive so I can size it properly.
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Metric Retro Dial !!!! thats rare as fuck. Nicely done Radeon
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^Wow that looks incredible - I love that color. Congrats! What's the reason someone would 'vomit' over this version?
I find that die-hard or ill-informed Moonwatch fans despise variants of the Speedmaster, and this is one of them. Also, doesn't the green remind you of the vomit emoji?

The watch community (or dare I say it, watch companies and bloggers/influencers) have created a cult of Moonwatch admirers where it has become an iconic, must-have piece to the "serious" watch enthusiast. Its earned its merit in being a solid, reliable watch to earn its place among watch enthusiasts, but this was sort of my middle finger to the world.

I like the Speedmaster and the Moonwatch, but for all intents and purposes, it wasn't a priority to have one in my collection. I often go against the grain and have managed to explore a lot of brands which don't end up in peoples collections outside of the usual Rolex or Omega and I've really enjoyed the opportunity to look outside the norms of watch collecting social conventions.

There are a lot of neat brands out there such as Jaeger-LeCoultre, Glasshute Original, A.Lange & Sohne etc. that often get looked over but deserve some attention.

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I've come to appreciate retro designs as of late such as the Glasshute Original Seventies and the Heuer "Skipper." This is a great example of retro design. Very nice watch!
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Economy in the toilet but you guys too ballin and keepin it going. Wear your new pieces in good health and good times gentleman
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Yeah, I wanted to upgrade possibly, but I should wait for better economic times
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Montechristo's a Rolex AD again? They weren't for a while after some CBSA/CRA sales tax issues a while ago.
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Lol, they're back and no more "Alberta" address purchases.
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Ooh was looking for a DJ41 with fluted bezel, what's the MSRP of them at retail? Seems like grey market got some for $12 - 14k no tax.
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Lol, they're back and no more "Alberta" address purchases.
Probably won't be walking them through YVR as 'duty free' purchases either.
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Action pic of this glorious 32 dollar Casio. God i love these cheapy multifunction casio's.

Im going to see if i can get a shot of this thing underwater when we go scuba

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Speaking of flight related wrist shots.

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These fancy europeans make me blush. rocking out w/ their cocks out.

as a 6'2 chinaman i just dont feel comfortable showing that much skin (especially my little badhobz) PLUS WHAT IF I GET DARK!?!?!? heavens to betsy, ill be shunned!!!!
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