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Old 19-12-2019, 11:17 AM   #8131
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I second that, Taka’s Seiko boutique has better service (IMO) and definitely a much wider selection.

Still honeymoon with this one so far... GS are nice but somehow my feel for them doesn’t last that Long from previous experiences haha..
Nice! I bought the same watch SBGW255 from Taka Seiko as well. Overall experience at Seiko Taka is great! Wide selection from the entry Seikos to GS.

Another shop which I helped my cousin in law to buy his GS Cookie was from Red Army Watches in ION B3. Although the selection is not a broad as the Seiko boutique in Taka, the staffs and the boss are very friendly. After work, if I am in Orchard, sometimes I will drop by to chit-chat with them.
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Old 19-12-2019, 11:26 AM   #8132
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anyone know how much is the GS snowflake retailing in singapore?
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Old 19-12-2019, 11:40 AM   #8133
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Ya bro, was love at first sight for me on this haha . Can’t get the peacock now Liao so this would scratch that itch for now

By the way what’s GS cookie? Or typo?

Nice! I bought the same watch SBGW255 from Taka Seiko as well. Overall experience at Seiko Taka is great! Wide selection from the entry Seikos to GS.

Another shop which I helped my cousin in law to buy his GS Cookie was from Red Army Watches in ION B3. Although the selection is not a broad as the Seiko boutique in Taka, the staffs and the boss are very friendly. After work, if I am in Orchard, sometimes I will drop by to chit-chat with them.
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Old 19-12-2019, 12:01 PM   #8134
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Wow

checked in today to tons of great advice.

First time going into higher end Seikos so its much appreciated.

Will go visit and check it out first + research

Many thanks again to all.
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Old 19-12-2019, 12:37 PM   #8135
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Who call for snowflake?
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Old 19-12-2019, 01:17 PM   #8137
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how i wish GS comes a 9F that's shiny...don't flame me..i know that's its selling point. i owned and sold sbgx117 diver, sbgx261 dress watch and sbgv245 sports watch. all sold about a month or 2 after owning them. because the zaratsu crhome too under the radar liao. like too shiny and dressy. my boss and colleagues doesn't wear a high-end watches.

also hope seiko comes out with a lower range SLA017... if 9F will be perfect for me...
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Old 19-12-2019, 03:36 PM   #8138
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Aiya how much did you sell your sbgv245 for?was looking for 1
how i wish GS comes a 9F that's shiny...don't flame me..i know that's its selling point. i owned and sold sbgx117 diver, sbgx261 dress watch and sbgv245 sports watch. all sold about a month or 2 after owning them. because the zaratsu crhome too under the radar liao. like too shiny and dressy. my boss and colleagues doesn't wear a high-end watches.

also hope seiko comes out with a lower range SLA017... if 9F will be perfect for me...
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Old 19-12-2019, 03:38 PM   #8139
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how i wish GS comes a 9F that's shiny...don't flame me..i know that's its selling point. i owned and sold sbgx117 diver, sbgx261 dress watch and sbgv245 sports watch. all sold about a month or 2 after owning them. because the zaratsu crhome too under the radar liao. like too shiny and dressy. my boss and colleagues doesn't wear a high-end watches.

also hope seiko comes out with a lower range SLA017... if 9F will be perfect for me...
IDGI.. Too under the radar, but too shiny and dressy ?
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Old 19-12-2019, 03:50 PM   #8140
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Aiya how much did you sell your sbgv245 for?was looking for 1
2.7k.

IDGI.. Too under the radar, but too shiny and dressy ?
ps...should be.."on the radar" not "under the radar"...
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Old 19-12-2019, 04:12 PM   #8141
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Ya bro, was love at first sight for me on this haha . Can’t get the peacock now Liao so this would scratch that itch for now

By the way what’s GS cookie? Or typo?
Yeah, Peacock is out of reach for us now unless we don't mind paying premium for 2nd hand.

GS Cookie is SBGR311, its sibling is Whirlpool SBGH267.
https://www.reddit.com/r/JapaneseWat...ol_and_cookie/
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Old 19-12-2019, 05:14 PM   #8142
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Ya bro, was love at first sight for me on this haha . Can’t get the peacock now Liao so this would scratch that itch for now

By the way what’s GS cookie? Or typo?
cookie is the brown dial similar dial pattern as whirlpool sbgh267. but cookie is at 42mm so suitable for those who prefer bigger case watches.
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Old 19-12-2019, 05:15 PM   #8143
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Who call for snowflake?


when's your next GS coming?
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Old 19-12-2019, 05:53 PM   #8144
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Dunno leh looking for chance to get sbgv243/245 and see whether I like it ,but currently looking at speedmaster most prob the sapphire version . Can pm me how much discount you got your seamaster at?


when's your next GS coming?
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Old 19-12-2019, 07:50 PM   #8145
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Nothing beats the real thing

How about getting a GW-B5600BC ($219) with composite strap, and change the resin bezel to a black stainless steel bezel ($42)

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