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2011 - Second Watch Arrival

Post by Northwestguy on Thu 13 Jan 2011, 5:29 pm

This is my second Stowa. I originally was undecided on what Stowa model I wanted. I wavered between the Antea Creme and the Marine Original. I first went for the Antea Creme and have been totally happy but, I still wanted the Marine Original. An opportunity came up on one of the forums and I bought it. I wanted the mechanical Unitas 6498 movement and I also wanted a dress look so when I saw this for sale I had to have it.

This is the Stowa Marine Original Roman Numerals:












PROS: Everything from the 41mm size which does play bigger, to the blued hands on front and the movement in back.
It has a crisp white dial and the strap is very soft and comfortable. The look is better in person.

CONS: Really none so far. This is a Non-hacking movement and it is my understanding that this movement with small seconds is built that way. I am not bothered by it at all.

Overall Impression: Keeper!
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Re: 2011 - Second Watch Arrival

Post by porschefan on Thu 13 Jan 2011, 5:32 pm

Good for you, John. You do a bit of research before buying, and they'll all be keepers. Thumbs Up
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Re: 2011 - Second Watch Arrival

Post by Northwestguy on Thu 13 Jan 2011, 5:39 pm

Thanks Tim!
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Re: 2011 - Second Watch Arrival

Post by andrema on Thu 13 Jan 2011, 7:49 pm

Beautiful watch John! I have always wanted this watch!! I have the auto, but this is the one is the best version of the Marine series!!!

IMO - That watch is one of the best values out there. The quality is exceptional, the finishing is first class and the company is top notch!


Now....give it to me Very Happy
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Post by Northwestguy on Thu 13 Jan 2011, 9:34 pm

Thank you Mark! OK, It's yours..........................NOT. I'm waiting to see you land that Tudor. I be likin' that one a whole bunch!
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Re: 2011 - Second Watch Arrival

Post by docrwm on Fri 14 Jan 2011, 10:49 am

Very nice and the pics - gorgeous! cheers

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Post by barnbuilder on Fri 14 Jan 2011, 2:28 pm

I've admired this watch from the first time Mark talked about it, great looking in every way
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