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Old 08-24-2019, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default SMITHS ARRIVES !

Finally found someone letting their SMITHS EVEREST PRS-25 go, so i nabbed it.
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Old 08-26-2019, 11:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is fantastic news Kong ! You really have to love
the clean look of these, and just how perfect they are design wise.
Seriously, there is nothing not to like about these ! There is that
killer classic case, flawless, and easy to read dial, and then perfect
NATO to boot.

Hope you really enjoy Kong ! ..A big congratulations here to you !!!
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Love the simplicity. Congrats.
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thanks AtomicTom, do you have one as well ???
the Armida A6 looks nice as well but i found a deal on this one.





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That is fantastic news Kong ! You really have to love
the clean look of these, and just how perfect they are design wise.
Seriously, there is nothing not to like about these ! There is that
killer classic case, flawless, and easy to read dial, and then perfect
NATO to boot.

Hope you really enjoy Kong ! ..A big congratulations here to you !!!
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thanks FunkDaLicious, are you going to pick one up as well ???







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thanks FunkDaLicious, are you going to pick one up as well ???
I'm holding out. I have a couple I'm eyeing that would be bigger purchases all while doing my best no to blow the money on cheaper priced pieces.

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That is beautiful! Great color scheme and simplicity. They sing together!
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Nice snag... Very simple, yet elegant. Is this the same Smiths that used to make gauges for English sport cars ? Very nice piece. Congrats and enjoy.
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thanks AtomicTom, do you have one as well ???
the Armida A6 looks nice as well but i found a deal on this one.

You are very welcome Kong !

Nope, don't have one of these unfortunately, but can see they are
more than a little impressive, and evidently reasonably priced too.
Which is a ridiculously cool combo !

Hope this gets a lot of wrist time. Enjoy !!!
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good luck with that.



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thank-you Time Traveler !





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yes, was sold in some time in the 1980's and another comapny now produces the classic gauges, that company is CAI

got info. on GOGGLE.





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Nice snag... Very simple, yet elegant. Is this the same Smiths that used to make gauges for English sport cars ? Very nice piece. Congrats and enjoy.
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What do you think of
Armida A6 ???


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You are very welcome Kong !

Nope, don't have one of these unfortunately, but can see they are
more than a little impressive, and evidently reasonably priced too.
Which is a ridiculously cool combo !

Hope this gets a lot of wrist time. Enjoy !!!
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Oh yeah, those are beautiful too Kong !

They look very well made, and have that Explorer vibe as well.
Imagine having that, and the Smiths side by side?!!


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36mm or 41 mm?
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you mean wear both at the same time on the same wrist ???



the Armida A6 uses an ETA 2836.


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Oh yeah, those are beautiful too Kong !

They look very well made, and have that Explorer vibe as well.
Imagine having that, and the Smiths side by side?!!
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41mm, i wanted the 36 but found this one on sale so i nabbed it up.



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Supposedly a Smiths Watch was worn on Sir Edmund Hillary's Mount Everest climb along with the precursor of the Rolex Explorer.

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smithswatches by Charles Ford, on Flickr
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you mean wear both at the same time on the same wrist ???



the Armida A6 uses an ETA 2836.

No, just side by side in your collection. But I like the way you think !
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