A raffle win and a bonus from my dad

I won this seiko in a take earlier this week in a raffle and it showed up today.  The dial is amazing in person but I'm trying to figure out if it's a keeper or if I want to sell/trade it for something else. 

 

And for the bonus my dad was going through a box and found a watch my grandparent gave him for his 8th grade graduation in 1971.  I'll need to get it serviced but it's pretty cool.   Surprisingly the lume still pops.

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Congrats on both fronts, both are great watches.  

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Congrats! The dial on that Seiko is awesome. 

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Congrats.

You should register that Sea King with mybulova.com. They don't have many Sea King day/dates in the data base.

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Yes, those are splendid. I’m always a sucker for a whale, but that Bulova doesn’t need it to draw me in – what a gorgeous glow. And that’s not even the coolest part – I love that the watch has now been passed to a third generation.

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My first watch was a Bulova quartz dress watch. I received it about the same age. This little automatic is beautiful. Can't wait until you get it running. The Seiko is cool BUT you have to love that dial. I say sell it

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Wow, The Seiko is stunning, but the Bulova is so Snappy! I'd love to see the movement in the Bulova

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TimeJunkie

My first watch was a Bulova quartz dress watch. I received it about the same age. This little automatic is beautiful. Can't wait until you get it running. The Seiko is cool BUT you have to love that dial. I say sell it

I think the hesitation is the price.   At $600 I wouldn't even think twice about keeping it.  At $1,100 you're getting into a lot of watches in interested in and I'm wondering if there's one I'd like more. 

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Congrats. The family hand down Bulova is soo cool. Treat with care. I feel this sort of thing will fade out with the Moden technology drowning our children these days 

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Both super cool! I really dig that whale emblem! 

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Awww man!! This watch is seriously hunting me!! The 3rd person now posted this watch you guys are killing me 😱😁…

congrats on watches esp winning one for free!!! Dang et I don’t have Much luck for raffles…

hmm…how much do you want for it? 😉 haha… oh wait the bezel is off too darn it…

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Ichibunz

Awww man!! This watch is seriously hunting me!! The 3rd person now posted this watch you guys are killing me 😱😁…

congrats on watches esp winning one for free!!! Dang et I don’t have Much luck for raffles…

hmm…how much do you want for it? 😉 haha… oh wait the bezel is off too darn it…

Hahaha, I was playing with the bezel and didn't notice I hadn't centered it before photos. It's the second raffle watch I've won though there's been maybe 10 I've been within 2 numbers of winning. Still my best raffle win was a $4,500 custom bicycle frame

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Lucky you! Congratulations! I received mine last week and it has been taking a lot of wrist time along with my Oris.

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That is an excellent example of the Bulova, you should definitely get that serviced and wear it.

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