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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

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    Took this one last night. Strap is Drunk Art Straps Desert Sand canvas.
    Awesome strap combo. Love how the color of the strap's undertones matches the hands' lume. Very nice.
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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

    So my dad has had an older 42mm Seamaster for about the past ten years. I wanted to get into the watch world, so I jumped in with a Breitling. After selling it, I though it would be funny to outdo my dad. I stepped up from his 42mm to a 45.5mm PO Chronograph 2500. It looked amazing! Honestly, the watch just wasn't for me. I think if I got a smaller one like a 42mm, it would be perfect. 45.5mm is just so big!
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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

    Put it on mesh for hot summer days




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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

    The 2500 will, in my opinion, be the most coveted PO of them all.
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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

    So I thought this would be an interesting discussion. In some respects the current 39.5 PO brings us back around to the 42mm 2500, largely because it is actually thinner by a hair. Side by side, there are aspects of both watches that I like. The 2500 appears more traditional, with the silver bezel ring that harks back to the '57 300 and number typeface that echoes watches from the line. I personally greatly appreciate the matte dial, the non-applied numbers, the less-chunky hands, the proportions of the bezel numbers, and the slightly more graceful case. Conversely the current PO has a certain coherence, I think resulting from the loss of the silver bezel ring. It's flashier in some ways and less flashy in others.

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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread




    Purchased in 2009. Recently had the first service at the Omega Boutique in Sydney. Hats off to them, they did a great job. So happy with it.
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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

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    Purchased in 2009. Recently had the first service at the Omega Boutique in Sydney. Hats off to them, they did a great job. So happy with it.
    Very tasteful mate, lovely watch.



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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

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    Very tasteful mate, lovely watch.
    Thank you my friend. My one and only Swiss. The rest are Seikos

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    Re: Planet Ocean 2500 Appreciation Thread

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    Purchased in 2009. Recently had the first service at the Omega Boutique in Sydney. Hats off to them, they did a great job. So happy with it.
    They are a good thing...belted mine since new, still a good thing..Dave

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