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    rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    quick field report from Friday night's gathering. first let me admit i was likely
    the least knowledgeable person in the room when it comes to horology
    however i'm a life-long gadget freak and freshman horology freak.

    i will admit to being completely intimidated - however i'm amazed
    at how light (some were titanium or ceramic) these beasts were.
    i picked up as many as i could and tried on the A&S. the A.Lange
    guy was so incredibly nice. he demanded i try it on and was
    extremely generous with his time explaining what's going on.

    ok screw it, here's a couple pix. as usual i'm too stupid to upload them
    correctly. sorry.


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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    How was the rest of the show/ atmosphere?

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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    Nice. Looks like you got to try on some great watches.
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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    What is watch time LA?
    NOMOS Zurich World Timer Blue.
    Tudor Black Bay (Black Bezel).
    Q Timex Reissue.

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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    So LA is having their trade show, and San Frisco recently had their trade show. Do New Youk or Chicago have annual trade shows? What about Vegas?

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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    Awesome A. Lange, and a great way to get into the hobby.
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    I like the first "gadget" a lot!
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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    The Lange looks good on you. You should buy one. :P
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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    i didn't go today. i hit up a few vintage watch places. my fave was "wannabuyawatch?" on Melrose i think.
    no one had any Dirty Dozen watches though...dang.

    as for the atmosphere last night it was like um...being a Mazda driver in a room full of Ferrari owners. i am
    that mazda owner.


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    Re: rookie goes to Watchtime LA

    What do you think of the Reservoir watches? I really like them online, but don't know what they're like in person. Just curious what you thought.
    ​Grand Seiko SBGE033, Jaquest Droz Grande Seconde, Breitling Navitimer Cosmonaute, Prometheus Piranha, Orient Wingman, Zeppelin Flatline 7366-3, Glashutte Original PanoMaticLunar, Epos Emotion 3390, Steinhart Ocean 2 Premium, Hamilton Khaki Field, Omega 1965 Vintage, Seiko 5 SNKK27, Seiko 1977 Vintage, Nomos Orion 38, Wittnauer 1960's Vintage, Movado SL1 Chrono, Seiko SBQK085, Cyma Le Locle, Casio Oceanus OCW-S100-1AJF

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