Add your SOTC shot for the start of 2023, compare in a year...

Leave a single shot of your SOTC as it stands, with a note or two about what your expectations are for the year ahead.

I love looking at people's collections, and I've seen some great ones already this year. Every January, I have some ideas about where I think my collection is headed, and I'm often surprised by the results a year later.

In 2023, I'm planning to reduce, not grow. This is a journey I've been on for a while and I hope to get my current 10 down to just five by this time next year. I have a good idea of which will go and which will stay, but I've been wrong many, many times before... and I haven't gone a whole year without buying at least three watches in a decade and a half... so, we'll see, and that's the point of the thread.

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From left to right:  Omega Seamaster, Omega Speedmaster, Rolex Submariner, Rolex Datejust 41, G-Shock, Apple Watch.  

Not sure what I’m going to add this year.  Maybe a pilot or field watch???

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From left to right:  Omega Seamaster, Omega Speedmaster, Rolex Submariner, Rolex Datejust 41, G-Shock, Apple Watch.  

Not sure what I’m going to add this year.  Maybe a pilot or field watch???

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@Max might be able to recommend an #IWC pilot...

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You have really a great colourful collection! I would definetly keep all the divers!

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Not all my watches but my Swiss mechanical watches, or with Swiss movement I should say probably.

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I have one incoming at some point in 2023. I will give away or sell a few of the Japanese watches and purchase at most one new watch next year. 

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Seikoholic you may call me...
The Year has just started and my ambition is not to enlarge my collection for 2023. 

Cheers to all your wonderful collections🍻

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This is SOCT 2023. Half of them were purchased in 2022. PRX, HAMI, Seiko GMT, Moonswatch. The lastest purchase is the G-Shock DW-5600E that is the cheapest -at$50- and most vintage available, it wears small for todays standards. Already took it to the beach with no issues. The yellow Victorinox is a 39mm quartz, on loan from my brother. Will get a yellow dial soon if I can.

On 2023. a mid tier luxury--- Longines or Tudor., maybe a vintage Rolex- At 15 pieces is where I want to be; So in 2022, I let go of a Timex weekender to my nephew and a Citizen Chandler to my brother to thin down.

YOU my friend are in a colorful dial path!!! Keep going. I would get a Junghans and a Sinn to scratch the german itch...the Braun did not doi it for me, although I like it.

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I wasn’t going to post a SOTC until my two outstanding orders arrived (Stowa, Cartier) but here it is.  I’m glad I found the edit device that allows defeating Rolex’ baffling decision to put the serial number of each watch visibly on the rehaut.

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My wife and I tend to trade watches back and forth from time to time so I think I should include a pic of her collection as well.  She is currently awaiting delivery of a pink Möels that will displace the pink Steinhart.

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My collection as it currently stands. I'm getting more and more interested in an all IWC collection at this point. 

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My one watch after shrinking collection! 🙂

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In the stable: Omega Speedy, Sub 14060M, Tudor S&G 36, Serica Diver, Nezumi Voiture, and Seiko 7002.  Have a few others of course, but these are currently in rotation.  I think for 2023 I will continue my hunt for the right white dial for me.  Currently considering a Santos medium, polar old explorer II, and the Christopher ward sealander 36mm.  But am open to new watch releases.

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Current collection sorry about the poor photo quality only got my iPhone. Planning on keeping my collection to 20 wrist watches and the one pocket. Got 2 GMTs coming. A Citizen Ecodrive this week and the new Borealis Seastorm mk2 in April. 

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Daily wearers

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Weekenders

Future? Nothing much besides maybe adding a nice precious metal dress piece in the next 10 years? 
 

this year? probably a Cartier, God willing.

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Daily wearers

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Weekenders

Future? Nothing much besides maybe adding a nice precious metal dress piece in the next 10 years? 
 

this year? probably a Cartier, God willing.

what the ref of the seiko ... never saw before???

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benitto

what the ref of the seiko ... never saw before???

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