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Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 16:22
I have been waiting on this one for almost 2months... time and tide have conspired to keep us apart, but this Wednesday it should be on my wrist bounce



One of the first 6139 6012's in the rarer champagne coloured dial Cool. This is a one owner watch and has never been anything but serviced... No polishing or buffing Exclamation Exclamation

I know the seller and having actually had this watch in my hands can confirm the above bounce bounce ..... Time to go bracelet hunting. Arrow
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 16:43
SteveB wrote:I have been waiting on this one for almost 2months... time and tide have conspired to keep us apart, but this Wednesday it should be on my wrist bounce



One of the first 6139 6012's in the rarer champagne coloured dial Cool. This is a one owner watch and has never been anything but serviced... No polishing or buffing Exclamation Exclamation

I know the seller and having actually had this watch in my hands can confirm the above bounce bounce ..... Time to go bracelet hunting. Arrow

thats a belter and they are fetch big money these days....hope you got a good deal
i assume it's the original crystal too?
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 17:52
Beautiful looking watch and totally agree that it would suit a bracelet. Great that you also know the history of the watch Smile

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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 18:26
The price was fair for an unmolested one, This watch was bought new for his son to travel Asia with in the 70's. It's all original other than the strap
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 18:28
great find Steve, well done
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 18:44
Same guy I got the Tudor from.

I don't have a single chrono at the moment... and that really doesn't bother me, but I like this model because it bridges between chrono and non chrono. And it has some Omega undertones.
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Mon Oct 03 2016, 23:34
Smart looking watch & great that you know it's history. I will look forward to seeing some more pictures when it arrives. Not too long to wait now. Very Happy
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on Wed Oct 05 2016, 12:14
On my way out to collect bounce bounce
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on Wed Oct 05 2016, 13:07
SteveB wrote:On my way out to collect bounce bounce

it never gets old does it ? Very Happy
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 15:36
Nope









Just some quickie pickies......
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 15:43
very envy inducing Very Happy what is the width? i looks a good size for its age
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 15:48
That looks in very good condition and I actually like the mesh bracelet I think it suits the watch

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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 15:52
It's large by vintage standards... 40mm

The bracelet is okay but those are large lugs and the bracelet is to slimline for it. If you look at the 1st two pic's you can see how much lug there is.
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on Wed Oct 05 2016, 16:36
Thats you now looking for an old bracelet Very Happy let the search begin

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on Wed Oct 05 2016, 16:37
SteveB wrote:It's large by vintage standards... 40mm

The bracelet is okay but those are large lugs and the bracelet is to slimline for it. If you look at the 1st two pic's you can see how much lug there is.

what is the lug width?
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on Wed Oct 05 2016, 16:40
domecurb wrote:
SteveB wrote:It's large by vintage standards... 40mm

The bracelet is okay but those are large lugs and the bracelet is to slimline for it. If you look at the 1st two pic's you can see how much lug there is.

what is the lug width?

Would you believe 19mm Sad
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 16:49
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domecurb wrote:
SteveB wrote:It's large by vintage standards... 40mm

The bracelet is okay but those are large lugs and the bracelet is to slimline for it. If you look at the 1st two pic's you can see how much lug there is.

what is the lug width?

Would you believe 19mm Sad

lol! i got a cracker in with the joblot but is only 18mm Crying or Very sad
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 17:15
hence the sad face, 19mm in bracelets is a killer
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Re: Incoming Seiko

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SteveB wrote:hence the sad face, 19mm in bracelets is a killer

i shall have another search and see whats hiding in the hoard......that watch deserves a vintage bracelet
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 17:29
domecurb wrote:
that watch deserves a vintage bracelet

I totally agree with what that man said Smile

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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 17:47
Well then it would be foolhardy for me to disagree
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 20:39
Collecting watches in person can be so much fun...... take getting this Seiko

"Your late" he said as I sat down. I shrugged. "Where you been?" I ignored the question. "I don't got all day you know." He leaned forward and out of the shadow. "Marty said you was punctual like, I got places to be you know," He stabbed a dirty finger on the table top as if to make a point. "You'd better got the money." I pulled a crumpled envelope from my jacket pocket and placed it on my side of the table. "It all there.... It better be all there." He reached for the envelope. I let him take it. He counts the money then pockets the envelope. "Maybe you ain't so bad.... Marty said you ain't so bad." I shrugged. He took a small box from his grimy coat pocket and pushed it across the table. "Marty says you owe him, said that was a tough'n to find" I pocket the box.

Doesn't that sound more fun than " I gave a low ball offer on ebay, now I'm waiting for the postman"
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 20:43
SteveB wrote:Collecting watches in person can be so much fun...... take getting this Seiko

"Your late" he said as I sat down. I shrugged. "Where you been?" I ignored the question. "I don't got all day you know." He leaned forward and out of the shadow. "Marty said you was punctual like, I got places to be you know," He stabbed a dirty finger on the table top as if to make a point. "You'd better got the money." I pulled a crumpled envelope from my jacket pocket and placed it on my side of the table. "It all there.... It better be all there." He reached for the envelope. I let him take it. He counts the money then pockets the envelope. "Maybe you ain't so bad.... Marty said you ain't so bad." I shrugged. He took a small box from his grimy coat pocket and pushed it across the table. "Marty says you owe him, said that was a tough'n to find" I pocket the box.

Doesn't that sound more fun than " I gave a low ball offer on ebay, now I'm waiting for the postman"

i too have dealt with Marty, a shadowy character from a shadowy world...i owed him as well,but failed to pay up...it cost me a finger and it was only a Casio Crying or Very sad
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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 20:47
Marty doesn't scare me bounce
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Re: Incoming Seiko

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domecurb wrote:i owed him as well,but failed to pay up...it cost me a finger and it was only a Casio Crying or Very sad

I found Marty to be fairly reasonable it is his brother Dave that I had problems with . Dave took "Part Payments" from me the first part was the Right leg



Second part payment was my Left leg


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Re: Incoming Seiko

on Wed Oct 05 2016, 21:56
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domecurb wrote:i owed him as well,but failed to pay up...it cost me a finger and it was only a Casio Crying or Very sad

I found Marty to be fairly reasonable it is his brother Dave that I had problems with . Dave took "Part Payments" from me the first part was the Right leg



Second part payment was my Left leg


the Bastard, tell me where he is and i will send Big Malky to sort him out Mad
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