I'm thinking about ordering a Seiko from Skywatches. When you ordered your Orient, did you have to pay anything in addition to the watch price and shipping charges? Were there any taxes or customs charges added on?
I have my new Seamaster 300 Master Chronometer for a week now, been changing the straps, but haven't reset the watch at all and only pull the crown out once to hand-wind it, since it gets a daily workout in the pool to keep it wound.
Took it in the pool today for about an hour and a half and...
Took the Seamaster’s stock rubber strap off the watch and tried out some quick-change Barton’s and a Brady Sailcloth.
All of which are infinitely more comfortable.
20200807_101726_resized by Charles Ford, on Flickr
20200807_094230_resized by Charles Ford, on Flickr
Omega to me is the premier in watchmaking innovation, while Rolex is stagnant and resting on their laurels and the Kool-Aid Crown on the dial to fleece the rubes with intentionally limited production to jack up their prices.
My new Seamaster came on a rubber strap, wanted the bracelet as well, I paid the outrageous price of a separate order for it from Omega for $700. Just got a call from Jared's that it shipped today and is on it's way, unfortunately,:mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad: they have raised the price of the...