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Old 03-06-2019, 10:09 AM   #5236
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Purchased my first rolex today! Finally can join you guys! 116710LN
pre-owned???? so much scratches....
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Old 03-06-2019, 10:32 AM   #5237
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recently bought a preowned pam, wanted to look for straps. realise the straps available locally are either extremely trashy or extremely expensive.

anyone has a good place to recommend???

seen in some of the past threads mentioning strapfreak from indonesia. the very fact that their rupiah and usd prices is about 100 sgd difference annoys me. definitely not gonna be a caitao for this. hahaha
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Old 03-06-2019, 10:50 AM   #5238
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Purchased my first rolex today! Finally can join you guys! 116710LN
I hope you paid below 10k foe this watch consideration. Looks well worn.

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Old 03-06-2019, 10:50 AM   #5239
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recently bought a preowned pam, wanted to look for straps. realise the straps available locally are either extremely trashy or extremely expensive.

anyone has a good place to recommend???

seen in some of the past threads mentioning strapfreak from indonesia. the very fact that their rupiah and usd prices is about 100 sgd difference annoys me. definitely not gonna be a caitao for this. hahaha
so u want cheap and good quality????
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Old 03-06-2019, 10:50 AM   #5240
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Yes pre owned. Understanable as it is 2007 model which I bought from my dad. I will do minor touch up to it. I think the scratches makes the watch have more ‘story’ and sentimental especially since from my dad.

pre-owned???? so much scratches....

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Old 03-06-2019, 10:52 AM   #5241
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Yes. Thereabouts. Bought it off my dad. He wanted to pass on to me but I felt bad.

I hope you paid below 10k foe this watch consideration. Looks well worn.

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Old 03-06-2019, 11:21 AM   #5242
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By the way, how much is it to replace the watch crystal with cyclops? Is it advisable? Or will the value drop? Sorry newbie here.
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Old 03-06-2019, 11:35 AM   #5243
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By the way, how much is it to replace the watch crystal with cyclops? Is it advisable? Or will the value drop? Sorry newbie here.
The watch you currently hold is a GMT Master ll, a pilot incline watch. Congrats !
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Old 03-06-2019, 01:08 PM   #5244
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recently bought a preowned pam, wanted to look for straps. realise the straps available locally are either extremely trashy or extremely expensive.

anyone has a good place to recommend???

seen in some of the past threads mentioning strapfreak from indonesia. the very fact that their rupiah and usd prices is about 100 sgd difference annoys me. definitely not gonna be a caitao for this. hahaha
try carousell got some not bad one.
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Old 03-06-2019, 01:53 PM   #5245
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Yes pre owned. Understanable as it is 2007 model which I bought from my dad. I will do minor touch up to it. I think the scratches makes the watch have more ‘story’ and sentimental especially since from my dad.
By the way, how much is it to replace the watch crystal with cyclops? Is it advisable? Or will the value drop? Sorry newbie here.
y u want to replace the crystal?
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Old 03-06-2019, 02:19 PM   #5246
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Yes. Thereabouts. Bought it off my dad. He wanted to pass on to me but I felt bad.
You shouldn't feel bad.. passing of watch generation-to-generation is not exclusive to Patek

Can always 'make it up' to your dad many other ways.

My 2 cents la..
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Old 03-06-2019, 02:33 PM   #5247
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Have a scratch on cyclops. Was told need replace whole crystal as is one piece. The only thing that bothers me haha

y u want to replace the crystal?
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Old 03-06-2019, 02:35 PM   #5248
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Haha true. Probably this is my way of ‘making up’

You shouldn't feel bad.. passing of watch generation-to-generation is not exclusive to Patek

Can always 'make it up' to your dad many other ways.

My 2 cents la..
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Old 03-06-2019, 03:23 PM   #5249
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Have a scratch on cyclops. Was told need replace whole crystal as is one piece. The only thing that bothers me haha
send into rolex service centre, if u can afford lah....
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