Casio Oceanus brothers (alarm watches) circa 2008

I still think this this pair of watches was an unbelievable budget steal over a couple of months, back in 2009, when I got them. 

The model had retailed at $200.00 in about 2008 or so. I paid $40 for one and $60 USD for the other, from two retailers in 2008. They were being blown out. 

These were the first in the Oceanus series, so far as I understand (anyone, please correct me if I'm wrong) and I think they offered a very competitive deal even at full retail. 

OC-108L-1A - black / OC108L-7AV - white / 40mm w/o, 11mm thick, 22mm lugs, screw down crown, stainless, sapphire, 100M WR, decent lume...and an alarm. Japanese quartz.

They arrived like this:

...another shot of the black, as it arrived.

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...but they ended up like this...

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...and this...

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I gave the white one to a friend, and still have the black on the Watchadoo

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First off, if those watches arrived on a tiny saddle, I'd love to see the tiny horse.  Also, they were the steal of the century.

Second, whatever size horse they arrived on, which one cost more?

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Thank you 🤝

They're both watches that can be versatile with strap changes/styles. And easily tough enough for a daily wearer--but I baby mine 😉 

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Always have a soft spot for this kind of cushion case!

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Lovely looking watches

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Sorry - can't wear a watch with "anus" in the name 😉 (alright I lifted that from Jody of JOMW).

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Hot damn. Now I'm wondering how the heck is the retailer is even making bank for the pair. $100 for both watches? Lucky you.

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Wow, those are really nice pieces, and a steal for what you paid. The added bracelets/straps make a huge difference too!

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By far the best versions in this line. Wish they would be reissued 

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biglove

By far the best versions in this line. Wish they would be reissued 

I've said this before, about different watches: I think sometimes companies give up on designs before they have time to catch on. This edition is just one--but a very good--example.