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MAJ75

Hi All,

Two-tone watches are extremely polarising in the watch community, I must admit that when I got seriously into watches around 2014 the last thing on my radar was a bi-metal piece.

Over the years that followed I have seriously changed my tune. Last year I was fortunate to pick up my Birth Year Day-Date & I decided that I would supplement that piece with a reference 16713 GMT2 when the right one came along.

I had to sacrifice some great pieces to partially finance this but since I made the decision I haven't looked back & I'm really enjoying this as part of the daily rotation. Despite being 15 years old this 2004 Y Serial this was really well looked after & has all of the boxes, paperwork & even the original swing tags etc (one features the original sales price of £3730).

My plan moving forwards is to pick up one gen next year (finances allowing) & ultimately to have seven pieces to rotate around.

Overall as far as Rolex is concerned I've decided I'm a 4 & 5 digit man!

A few pictures below to mark the occasion:

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deju

Oooo I knew this would be good before opening. 

Absolutely jaw dropping mate, wear her in good health! 

:clap:

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semperfi55

Oh my oh my

Congrats!!!

Love your photography which shows the two tone in all its glory :drool:

It’s always interesting to see how collecting tastes evolve. I went from classy old-money dress watches to blinged out watchslut in zero time.

6 minutes ago, MAJ75 said:

My plan moving forwards is to pick up one gen next year (finances allowing) & ultimately to have seven pieces to rotate around.

Does that mean no more reps?

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splke

:drool:@MAJ75 you have such fantastic taste my friend

Love that it is an absolute stunner , what did you let go of?

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Piccolo

Great watch and stunning pics as always!

Congrats mate!   :thumbsup:

Enjoy it often...

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NCRich

What a lovely watch and lovely photos.  Congratulations mate.

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SCShrek

I dont know which is more beautiful, the watch or your macro photo skills. Count me envious on both! :thumbsup2:

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MAJ75
54 minutes ago, deju said:

Oooo I knew this would be good before opening. 

Absolutely jaw dropping mate, wear her in good health! 

:clap:

@dejuThanks for the kind words mate, pleased to get this one into the stable.

49 minutes ago, semperfi55 said:

Oh my oh my

Congrats!!!

Love your photography which shows the two tone in all its glory :drool:

It’s always interesting to see how collecting tastes evolve. I went from classy old-money dress watches to blinged out watchslut in zero time.

Does that mean no more reps?

@semperfi55 Cheers Mate, I love this community & have reps in my weekly rotation (I don't plan going all gen for a few years at least).

Weekly Rotation:

1 - Speedy Pro (G)

2 - Navitimer (G)

3- 16713 GMT (G)

4- Day-Date (G)

5 - TC 16610LV (REP)

6 - IWC 3714 (rotate between white dial/gold numerals & the Jackie Chan) (REPS)

7 - Space Dweller/1680 (REP)

35 minutes ago, splke said:

:drool:@MAJ75 you have such fantastic taste my friend

Love that it is an absolute stunner , what did you let go of?

@splkeThanks Sir. I sacrificed my franken linen DJ, Longines Moonphase (gen), 50's Baume & Mercier Chrono & Rolex 6494.

26 minutes ago, Piccolo said:

Great watch and stunning pics as always!

Congrats mate!   :thumbsup:

Enjoy it often...

@PiccoloThanks Chief, not quite in the league of your FG Sub.....

10 minutes ago, NCRich said:

What a lovely watch and lovely photos.  Congratulations mate.

@NCRichMany Thanks, appreciated.

5 minutes ago, SCShrek said:

I dont know which is more beautiful, the watch or your macro photo skills. Count me envious on both! :thumbsup2:

@SCShrekCheers Bud, for some reason I struggle to capture Subs & GMts but these give a good idea of the piece for posterity.

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semperfi55
5 minutes ago, MAJ75 said:

1 - Speedy Pro (G)

2 - Navitimer (G)

3- 16713 GMT (G)

4- Day-Date (G)

5 - TC 16610LV (REP)

6 - IWC 3714 (rotate between white dial/gold numerals & the Jackie Chan) (REPS)

7 - Space Dweller/1680 (REP)

I admire your discipline and decisiveness.  :notworthy:

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TheFreckledTampon

Some people say I'm not a fan of two tone (and they'd be right), but that is stunning! And what a stable it joins; great collection. I'd love a group shot......

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RussP

Lovely...........thanks for sharing it  with the rest of us.

Your photographic skills go from strength to strength.........................:thumbsup2:

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MAJ75
59 minutes ago, TheFreckledTampon said:

Some people say I'm not a fan of two tone (and they'd be right), but that is stunning! And what a stable it joins; great collection. I'd love a group shot......

Thanks for the words my friend, I'll get that group shot done.....watch this space....

56 minutes ago, RussP said:

Lovely...........thanks for sharing it  with the rest of us.

Your photographic skills go from strength to strength.........................:thumbsup2:

@RussPThank you Sir, I'm still enjoying the shooting.....

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CollieWobbles

WOW lucky you :Applause:

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Howitzer

Beautiful watch @MAJ75, congratulations. The 16713 is the best looking two-tone watch going I reckon, never mind the best looking two-tone Rolex.

 

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NFleischer

Yes, excellent shots and watch , congrats.

I LOVE TT Rolex also.

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Not That Rich

Wow that is lovely, enjoy

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MAJ75
7 hours ago, CollieWobbles said:

WOW lucky you :Applause:

 

7 hours ago, Howitzer said:

Beautiful watch @MAJ75, congratulations. The 16713 is the best looking two-tone watch going I reckon, never mind the best looking two-tone Rolex.

 

 

5 hours ago, NFleischer said:

Yes, excellent shots and watch , congrats.

I LOVE TT Rolex also.

 

3 hours ago, Not That Rich said:

Wow that is lovely, enjoy

Thanks for all of the kind words my friends, a lot of blood, sweat & tears went into getting it together for this one.......

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BM284

@MAJ75 that is a stunner through and through! Beautiful addition to your amazing collection sir! 

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Rokerite

That thing is far to beautiful to actually wear! As others have said beautiful watch and pictures that actually DO do the watch justice. Enjoy :thumbsup2:

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Mrluwin

Congrats! Not usually a fan of two-tones but that is a cracker, enjoy!

Edited by Mrluwin
Correcting auto-correct

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hanski

Handsome watch! 

TT’s are really growing on me. 

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Sigg

Simply beautiful. First time I have seen a TT like that. Stunning, enjoy. 

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solkryssare

Sweet AF! 

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Del

Absolutely stunning mate! Truly stunning. :drool:

Photos are spectacular too. :thumbsup2:

Congrats! :clap: 

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bdnica

What everyone else said.....!  Truly gorgeous.  Did you do any refinishing or 'refreshing'?  Or did it actually live this long in mint condition?  

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