What are you waiting for?

After my recent post related to disappointment over a Fears, many of my fellow Crunchers offered kind consolation, and among them was @Aurelian  and his suggestion of...

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I've said before that choosing a vintage watch feels like....

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... So it was with some trepidation that I started perusing some recommend websites where I quickly came across the Polerouter and fell in love.

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A couple of days of binge research showed me I'm pretty late to the party on this beauty of a watch. @Max  did a great video on his model (the one owned by Bruce Lee, since he has to be a bit 'extra') a couple of years ago:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cEsYX4c1yXo

So I've decided to jump into the vintage pool with a Universal Geneve and now starts the long wait for it to be delivered.

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Anyone else eagerly awaiting a delivery or a pre-order and want to join me?

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The Polerouter is my favorite Gerald Genta design. I am looking forward to seeing which one you got. Huzzah!

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roberto

The Polerouter is my favorite Gerald Genta design. I am looking forward to seeing which one you got. Huzzah!

It's my favourite too! 

I will share pictures and wrist shots as per WC rules when it arrives 👍

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I've been waiting for a summertime watch from Studio Underdog since March.

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I am looking forward to your first pole dance with the Polerouter as well.

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Deeperblue

It's my favourite too! 

I will share pictures and wrist shots as per WC rules when it arrives 👍

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Hipsters much? 🤣

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I'm waiting for my fortune to arrive so I cam buy watch. Does that count? I don't this it has shipped yet. #sad

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I have a white Direnzo DR 04 Mondial v2 on pre-order.  Microbrands don't tend to last in my collection long (and white watches have an even lower life expectancy), but hope springeth eternal and I have heard wonderful things.

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I am going to get blamed if this isn't a great watch, right? 

I love these Polerouters. Top Five vintage watch in my book.

As of today, I am not waiting any longer for anything.  I am trying to figure out what I just bought:

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I normally know such things, but sometimes you buy first and research later.

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My guess is that you are waiting for this one

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Aurelian

I am going to get blamed if this isn't a great watch, right? 

I love these Polerouters. Top Five vintage watch in my book.

As of today, I am not waiting any longer for anything.  I am trying to figure out what I just bought:

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I normally know such things, but sometimes you buy first and research later.

Very intriguing. Is the W missing from the word beneath Lincoln!? That would be an unusual branding.

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I’m just enjoying that you called Max extra. 

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Guvnor64

Very intriguing. Is the W missing from the word beneath Lincoln!? That would be an unusual branding.

Just the German spelling of anchor, what could you be implying? 🤣 I am thinking that it is Hermes and Hermes from Pforzheim.  The "Lincoln" branding takes it in another direction.

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I am waiting for two straps from that Etsy strap maker that was recommended here I’ve fallen into the Etsy money pit | WatchCrunch ... I'm really curious how they will turn out.

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Congratulations - looking forward to seeing photos of it when it arrives. 

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I'm trying to save up a bunch of cash so that we can do a major renovation of our upstairs - turn it into a livable space, instead of the Dante's 4th ring of hell ice cavern it is in the winter and the Milton fiery hellish furnace it is in the summer.  (Previous owner renovated the upstairs and it's beautiful...  she just neglected to put in any INSULATION!!!  WTF???)  So, I've promised not to buy any new watches until March 2024.

This is what our upstairs feels like...

Winter Is Coming GIFs | Tenor
Its Too Hot GIFs | Tenor

Instead, I ended up buying like 10 Delugs straps this month, so I ended up cash flow negative this month, and am waiting for the SLGA015 to drop below $9k so that I can blow a bunch of cash on that...

Evolution 9 Spring Drive Diver's 200m SLGA015 | GS9 Club | Grand Seiko :  GS9 Club | Grand Seiko

... even though I already have this...

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And, well...

Theyre The Same Picture The Office GIF - Theyre The Same ...

Life is weird.

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WatchYourIntruder

My guess is that you are waiting for this one

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That's a gorgeous example - if that's not the one @Deeperblue is waiting for, and if it's for sale, I'd be interested in learning more about it.