Time to introduce myself after being a LONG TIME lurker... I've always held a fascination for watches (had a swatch collection in high school). I've gained a tremendous amount of knowledge from the forum and now look to be a full-fledged contributing member. My first "real" watch was the Seiko SKX173. I soon sold that in favor of the SKX171. A few Seikos, a Tissot and Hamilton later I was able to purchase my grail watch - Rolex Sea Dweller. This was in self-congratulations to some life/career accomplishments. After two years it still seems hard to believe I own this watch, and I'm still in awe of it. I know it will never leave my collection. My first introduction to this model was at a local sports event where I complimented the guy next to me on his "nice sub." He quickly and nicely corrected that it was in fact a Sea Dweller.
After years of forum reading I now have my hit list for wanted pieces, including a long-awaited incoming Omega SMP 2254.50. I continue to be thankful for the existence of this place where my passion and obsessive detail for watches is matched and often exceeded! Here's the current collection (minus the Hamilton):
(photo skills to be improved) Best regards,