Vintage Quartz Divers

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Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Steve O. » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:19 am

Love me some vintage quartz divers from the '70s and '80s. They were often more expensive new than their mechanical counterparts. Now they fly under the radar and good deals can be had.

Still have most, but a couple are gone...


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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by toxicavenger » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:57 am

^^Damn I love all of them!

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Joeprez » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:38 pm

Very nice! And that Scuba Pro... just damn!

I should really start hunting for another Heuer Monin diver (980 case), I sold the one I had too soon.
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by aikiman44 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:45 pm

Very cool.
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by gr8sw » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:03 pm

nice selection, Steve! they were high-tech in their day :thumbsup:

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Steve O. » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:54 pm

Thanks guys. Awesome Squales Peter!

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by gwells » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:12 pm

yeah, that scuba pro would be tops for me on your list there. that thing looks sweet.

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by JDC222 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:19 pm

Great collection Steve! I like the ScubaPro the best! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Marjak » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:20 pm

Nice Steve!
I still have these but am going to sell both as I need funds unfortunately.
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Andycapp » Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:34 am

Here's my pair of 7548sImage

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by River Rat » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:58 pm

A few of my vintage quartz diver's
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Got this sucker when on active duty in the Navy in the early 1980's brand new had been relumed and new crystal the lume got shot over the years turned a nasty dark grey.
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This one was a pain had to get a donor movement since parts were scarce for this early quartz movement.
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Here is my only issued quartz diver. Great thread with a lot of cool vintage divers.

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Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by seiko_shepherd » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:31 pm

I currently own six Vintage Seiko Quartz variants and here are a few favorites...

ca. 1981 (7548-700a) JDM on original z199
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ca. 1982 (7548-7000) Japan A on original gl831
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ca. 1979 (7546-6040) on original B338
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Heuerville » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:57 pm

Superb thread.. about time the quartz watch was celebrated!! I love them.. I cut my teeth on them.. and I'm proud to not be a quartz snob.
Not sure of the science, but it's said that quartz is more stable at very cold conditions, so more suited to deep dives.

Some of my past beauties..


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Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by seiko_shepherd » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:07 pm

Heuerville wrote:Superb thread.. about time the quartz watch was celebrated!! I love them.. I cut my teeth on them.. and I'm proud to not be a quartz snob.
Not sure of the science, but it's said that quartz is more stable at very cold conditions, so more suited to deep dives.

Some of my past beauties..


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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Heuerville » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:10 pm

:thumbsup: ranging from around 1980-84. The 'TAG' models from '85.
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by seiko_shepherd » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:14 pm

Heuerville wrote::thumbsup: ranging from around 1980-84. The 'TAG' models from '85.
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by JDC222 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:21 pm

Love the quartz!

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Heuerville » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:22 pm

Dave.. you rock that shit :clap:
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Chocodove » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:25 pm

These are all fantastic. Keep them coming.

And that’s all I have to contribute about the matter.

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by JDC222 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:26 pm

Heuerville wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:22 pm
Dave.. you rock that shit :clap:
My past and present quartz collection does not compare to yours Stewart!

I'd still like an .023 !! :fro:
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Joeprez » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:41 pm

My old Heuer which Dave already posted :lol:
(I want another one)

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Not a diver nor a quartz, but still uses a battery

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Andycapp » Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:21 am


Joeprez wrote:
Not a diver nor a quartz, but still uses a battery

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Nice! I haven't gotten to play with any Hummers yet...
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by River Rat » Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:17 am

I guess this is kind of a quartz forgot about this one.
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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by gr8sw » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:04 am

Heuerville wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:57 pm
Superb thread.. about time the quartz watch was celebrated!! I love them.. I cut my teeth on them.. and I'm proud to not be a quartz snob.
Not sure of the science, but it's said that quartz is more stable at very cold conditions, so more suited to deep dives.

Some of my past beauties..
that's a kickass group of Heuer quartz, Stew! you still own any of them? :whistle:

couple more... none of which I still own :lol: :banghead:

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Re: Vintage Quartz Divers

Post by Heuerville » Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:22 am

Unfortunately I only own 2 of them now. :crybaby:
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