Keep your eyes open....(Reveal: It's the 2017 Heuer Skipper Hodinkee Edition CAR221B)

  1. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Jun 22, 2017

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    Disappointment is exactly it because a genuine collector was denied the opportunity to buy one at the correct price by a greedy good-for-nothing.
     
  2. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 22, 2017

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  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 22, 2017

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    That's nothing... surprised he asked for such a small premium actually. Google "Silver Snoopy" or read a bit about the first resales of ceramic Daytonas and you'll see what I mean!
     
  4. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jun 22, 2017

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  5. calibre11user

    calibre11user Jun 23, 2017

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    Whenever I get an email alert about a watched thread from the Calibre 11 forum, the email header says:
    forums@calibre11.com via omegaforums.net

    My suspicion is that something shady is going on.
     
  6. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jun 23, 2017

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    The enemy is watching.
     
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  7. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Jun 23, 2017

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    That occasionally happens for me. Both fora(ums) are run off the same platform.....
     
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  8. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Jun 23, 2017

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    They sure are. Without the magic hands of @dsio and @Trev we wouldn't exist :thumbsup:
     
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  9. dtf

    dtf Jun 23, 2017

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    I'm still impressed how well this forum works across all my devices, far better than the other forums I use.
     
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  10. SteveP

    SteveP Jun 23, 2017

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    Agree with this-ESPECIALLY as it was such a limited run, and is obvious some genuine collectors lost out. It's unfair play in my opinion.
     
  11. BPD

    BPD Jun 23, 2017

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    Yea but Omega & Rolex owners are a bit wacko....myself included ::facepalm2:: TAG owners are more sane, yes/no? ;)
     
  12. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 23, 2017

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    Well, maybe one or two did ;)

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  13. Hubert

    Hubert Jun 23, 2017

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    Congrats. Can you confirm if the dial has an indentation on the periphery like in the Telemeter?
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    I can't tell for sure from your picture.
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  14. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 23, 2017

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    Hmm, I don't think so. There's a lot of parallax due to the crystal that makes it look tilted up in some of the photos, but to the naked eye it looks more or less flat.

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  15. Hubert

    Hubert Jun 23, 2017

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    Thank you for the detailed shots. Flat is better IMO. The periphery indentation is the other thing that I don't like about the Telemeter.
     
  16. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 23, 2017

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    Yeah, that's a curious detail. This one has a pretty nice "new vintage" feel to it, as though it just came out of the factory in 1969.

    I'm fairly confused by the two eBay-quality NATO straps though, not sure exactly why they decided to include them
     
  17. Hubert

    Hubert Jun 23, 2017

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    Yes, judging from the pictures, it seems those NATO straps could have been a lot better. Oh well... I'm holding for the Gulf Monaco.
     
  18. elbeik

    elbeik Jun 24, 2017

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    Congrats, and enjoy it!

    I was actually hoping members of this forum would share their experience.
     
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  19. BPD

    BPD Jun 26, 2017

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  20. Hubert

    Hubert Jun 26, 2017

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