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I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:35 am

I keep going back. Anyone actually held one?

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MARQUE : ZRC 1904
MODELE : Grands Fonds 300 Sport Chic automatique acier cadran noir
ANNEE : 2015
Etat général : Très bon état (cf photos)

/!\ Avec boite et papiers
/!\ A noter des traces d'utilisation sur le bracelet

Présentation Zrc Grands Fonds 300 Sport Chic acier

1- Boitier
Acier inoxydable 316 L amagnétique
Diamètre: ~40,5mm
Poids: ~210g
Étanchéité : 300m
Couronne à 6 heures à double étanchéité

2- Cadran
Cadran: noir
Chiffres: arabes et index bâtons traités SuperLuminova
Aiguilles: traitées SuperLuminova
Verre: saphir bombé, anti-reflet
Lunette: unidirectionnelle crantée, 60 divisions, capsules SuperLuminova avec Easy Clean System

3- Mouvement
Mouvement automatique.
Réserve de marche: 38 heures.
Fonctions : date

4- Bracelet
Bracelet: acier inoxydable 316 L amagnétique, avec extension "diver"
Fermoir: Boucle pivotante
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by zepp21 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:06 am

Step away from the keyboard Mike.


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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by gwells » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:07 am

never even heard of ZRC.

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Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:17 am

gwells wrote:never even heard of ZRC.
Old French watch company. Still around today, but mainly mfg bracelets and straps. In the 60's/70's they had some pretty cool tool divers. This is a re-issue of one of those.

Oldies;

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Post by Axelay2003 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:20 am

I'm going back to that too. I have the Borealis ScorpionFish, but it is not the same, if you know what I mean.
It's a beautiful world! Gerald.
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Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:23 am

I do Gerard...I do....
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Post by Chocodove » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:31 am

That's a very cool watch with some interesting features like the ability to rinse the bezel without taking the watch off and the unique extension. Pricy though.
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by james80 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:34 am

Need? Not sure what you're trying to say? Need has no right to be in this conversation.

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Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:34 am

I have found a couple used in the $2000-$2200 range....

For a number of reasons I haven't pulled the trigger....car buying, roof repair, house painting etc.....but "I got the fever"
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Post by jswing » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:43 am

I wish they'd gone with the big lolipop second hand on the re-edition, but regardless it's really cool. Might be a tough flip though, when the time came? I wasn't even aware of it till just now, but I really like it.

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Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:49 am

jswing wrote:I wish they'd gone with the big lolipop second hand on the re-edition, but regardless it's really cool. Might be a tough flip though, when the time came? I wasn't even aware of it till just now, but I really like it.
The first re-edition was a closer release. The Sport-chic is the one above. This shows them side by side

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The first run is going in the $2700-$3500 range. On the flip...that's what I'm not sure of. The flipside is that because they were contained to French only releases, there are quite a few US guys who missed out. Dunno....
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Post by jswing » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:49 am

Well, they do make a version with the bigger hands. Dammit Mike, now you've got me looking at the damn thing. :tap:

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edit: and I just realized this version has no date! Damn, damn, damn. I want one. :oops:
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I do NOT need this, but....

Post by BBK357 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:49 am

The vintage ones you show look good.
The new version looks kinda bad with they awful bezel and the text on the dial. And that crown../ ugh


Just be like me and wait for that 300 re issue coming at end of summer...
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I have the limited edition ZRC (no date) .....

Post by dmgreen11 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:50 am

They had a few snafus in dealing with VAT when they first launched, but those appears to have been resolved.

As for the watch, I love it. One of the only modern divers in my stable. A bit larger than the original, which is a good thing in this case.

Overall, one of my favorites.

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Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:50 am

Land of enablers....
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Post by Chocodove » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:52 am

Also pretty cool you can't put the watch on unless the crown is all the way in.
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by kfalk » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:56 am

They look alright. I prefer the older version - cool handset and size.
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by jswing » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:58 am

BBK357 wrote:The vintage ones you show look good.
The new version looks kinda bad with they awful bezel and the text on the dial. And that crown../ ugh


Just be like me and wait for that 300 re issue coming at end of summer...
What 300 reissue is coming?

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:03 am

jswing wrote:
BBK357 wrote:The vintage ones you show look good.
The new version looks kinda bad with they awful bezel and the text on the dial. And that crown../ ugh


Just be like me and wait for that 300 re issue coming at end of summer...
What 300 reissue is coming?
He's referring to the NoT Doxa
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by gwells » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:06 am

BBK357 wrote:The vintage ones you show look good.
The new version looks kinda bad with they awful bezel and the text on the dial. And that crown../ ugh.
i have to agree that the vintage ones look better than the reissues.

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Post by JBZ » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:07 am

Not really feeling this one Mike.
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by jswing » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:14 am

demer03 wrote:
jswing wrote:
BBK357 wrote:The vintage ones you show look good.
The new version looks kinda bad with they awful bezel and the text on the dial. And that crown../ ugh


Just be like me and wait for that 300 re issue coming at end of summer...
What 300 reissue is coming?
He's referring to the NoT Doxa
Oh, right, got it. I already ordered that. I thought maybe there was another Omega 300 re-issue coming..

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Post by jswing » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:16 am

dmgreen11 wrote:They had a few snafus in dealing with VAT when they first launched, but those appears to have been resolved.

As for the watch, I love it. One of the only modern divers in my stable. A bit larger than the original, which is a good thing in this case.

Overall, one of my favorites.

Darren
Which version do you have?

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Post by andrema » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:19 am

DO IT!









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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by Ryeguy » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:39 am

What about the CREPAS version of that which came out a few years ago? I bet you could snag one of those for $500 +/- to try the look out. If you like it, then flip the CREPAS and spend the $2K on the re-issue.

Personally, I like the looks of the watch, but it would likely be a weekend only kind of deal. At a $2K - $3K spend, I am looking for a watch with a bit more versatility (as in maybe a Tudor BBB or Pelagos).

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