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I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by matt.wu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:03 pm

I've always loved the brand, but tended to pass based on other watches in the price range. Well, thank you Japan for what you're doing with the yen. Many Seiko watches are now arguably the best buys, new or used, in all of horology. One could really build a stellar collection, even from an intellectual WIS perspective, of purely Seiko watches.

These two arrived today:
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And now I feel compelled to pick up a Grand Seiko or two. :doh:
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by Sidheguitarist » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:05 pm

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Post by kfalk » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:07 pm

Two of my favorites. :clap:

Which GS (s) are you looking at?
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by BSears » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:08 pm

Balls deep son. Go hard or go home!

Hell yeah, Matt! :headbang:

Let me help with your GS selection. You know, in case you decide in a few months you don't want it, I might can save you the trouble of listing it. ;) :lol:
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by Panerai7 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:10 pm

Those two are awesome, Matt
You forgot Shogun :)

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by marchone » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:10 pm

matt.wu wrote:One could really build a stellar collection, even from an intellectual WIS perspective, of purely Seiko watches.
I'm glad to see acquiring a Datograph hasn't diminished your love of lesser watches. Seiko/Grand Seiko is one of only four brands that could fill my dress, diver, chrono requirements. The others being JLC, Omega and Blancpain.
only accurate watches are interesting

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by rockmastermike » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:12 pm

can't think of any better 2 to start your master collection. Both are awesome

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Post by dukerules » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:17 pm

Yeah, those two are stellar :clap:

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Post by Joeprez » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:18 pm

Awesome! I need to try a Tuna sooner than later. Let me know how the Tuna fits you.
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Post by falcon4311 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:22 pm

Well done Matt!

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by jeckyll » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:24 pm

Go big or go home M@. Get a Credor.
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by Mr_Pacman » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:28 pm

What's the price range on those Marine Masters? Is there a favourite seller to take advantage of the weak yen? I've always been interested in them but haven't really explored them in depth.

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by smalls » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:32 pm

Two of my favorite watches :love:. Also thinking hard about a GS.

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by Terpits » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:35 pm

Tuna sounds good.
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by 1954Selmer » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:40 pm

Indeed a great value. When I recover from performing/recording equipment purchase, I will have a Shogun.

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by matt.wu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:52 pm

Panerai7 wrote:Those two are awesome, Matt
You forgot Shogun :)
Seller didn't have one. :)
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by hazmatman » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:55 pm

Matt, I notice you shoot virtually all your watch photos in the car. So I have a few quick questions:

:think: Does your wife have ANY idea what you spend a year on watches?

:think: Because she does not know, do you store your watches in the car?

:think: Where do you park?


Thanks in advance! :thumbsup:
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by matt.wu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:56 pm

kfalk wrote:Two of my favorites. :clap:

Which GS (s) are you looking at?
I am thinking of starting with the SBGJ001 (hi-beat GMT). I do also miss my old SBGE001 (spring drive GMT with sapphire bezel).

And maybe a GS diver? Wish it wasn't Spring Drive. Not my personal favorite Seiko "innovation".
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by matt.wu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:57 pm

hazmatman wrote:Matt, I notice you shoot virtually all your watch photos in the car. So I have a few quick questions:

:think: Does your wife have ANY idea what you spend a year on watches?

:think: Because she does not know, do you store your watches in the car?

:think: Where do you park?


Thanks in advance! :thumbsup:
She just helped me pack four boxes today. She's fully aware and fully supportive...

...like a good Chinese wife.

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by Torrid » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:00 pm

I love the Tuna and hope to see someday what all the MM300 fuss is about.

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by matt.wu » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:02 pm

Joeprez wrote:Awesome! I need to try a Tuna sooner than later. Let me know how the Tuna fits you.
I've had the Tuna before. Ben's and one that I think Serdal bought, sold, and bought back.

I'll see if I can find some old pics.
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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by caesarmascetti » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:05 pm

Seems to b Seiko fever running

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by fastward » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:10 pm

Nice work, Matt.

Let me know when you get tired of the MM300. ;)

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by toxicavenger » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:11 pm

Didn't you go all Seiko a few years back when I bought the GS from you? :stir:

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Re: I'm about to go all in on Seiko

Post by BSears » Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:12 pm

matt.wu wrote:
kfalk wrote:Two of my favorites. :clap:

Which GS (s) are you looking at?
I am thinking of starting with the SBGJ001 (hi-beat GMT). I do also miss my old SBGE001 (spring drive GMT with sapphire bezel).

And maybe a GS diver? Wish it wasn't Spring Drive. Not my personal favorite Seiko "innovation".

Excellent. That's the GMT model I've been looking at for a while now. :stir:
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