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  1. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 6, 2020

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  2. Hubert

    Hubert Apr 6, 2020

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    Interesting story. Guess he really was ready to move on and thought this was a cool way to pass it to a new owner.
     
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  3. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Apr 6, 2020

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    Wonder what Bill replaced it with?
     
  4. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Apr 6, 2020

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    Cool story- well done to RJ and the team at Fratello!
     
  5. kappa_md

    kappa_md Apr 7, 2020

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    Wow! I never thought this story would be so close at home! (Manila, Phililpines) Wow! I started to fell in love with TAG Heuer because a very good friend of mine had the same 2000 Professional series which would later on to become the Aquaracer Gen 1 (thus i got an Aquaracer) Very intersting story. I also did a paper on the Biography of Bill Gates way back in college. Just wow! :cool:
     
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  6. WernerBoeinck

    WernerBoeinck Apr 7, 2020

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  7. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Apr 7, 2020

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    I love the twin line strap on these.
     
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  8. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 7, 2020

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    Me too, very cool!
     
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  9. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Apr 8, 2020

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    This story hits close to home for me too. I lived in the greater Seattle area in the 90's. My home was fairly close to the Microsoft HQ campus and it was when I also got my 2000. While the original TAG F1 was my first TAG Heuer, I always viewed the 2000 as my first real grown up watch. (Because the plastic-like F1 seemed more like a toy, but a really cool toy. LOL)

    IIRC, I paid around $600 (just like in the story) for the 2000 back in 1990. Still have it.
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  10. kappa_md

    kappa_md Apr 8, 2020

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    Very cool story sir! :cool: This is the beginning of an epic & passionate TAG Heuer love affair :thumbsup:
     
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