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Last Friday was a good day! It's a happy day, a new watch arrived

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Timemiser  
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December 04, 2012 04:44AM
I stopped by one of the pawn shops I’ve been by before, but they’ve never really had much of anything. Since I was in the area, I figured I give them a try. It was definitely worth while!
They had a Citizen 2100 in the case that they had just put out that morning! I have always liked this watch. The crystal has quite a few scratches along with the bracelet, but everything was functioning perfectly. The price they were asking was already ridiculously low and then they told me they would take off $10 for cash.

Well while I was looking at the 2100 I noticed they also had a Citizen Nighthawk! It was in the same shape as the 2100 but again everything was working. Well I couldn’t just leave it there alone Laughing, so I made a deal for both! After some back and forth negotiating with the lady who came out from the back, I added two new Eco Drives to my humble collection for well under a Franklin! Here are some pics.

These are after I cleaned all the gunk out as well as re-brushed the bracelet and case. It brushed up surprisingly well.





You can see the scratches in the crystal here, but it really only looks this way in certain light at just the right angle.



The lume is also a nice Blue.



The 2100 has only been wiped down and the gunk cleaned from it’s crevices.











Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 12/04/2012 01:36PM by Timemiser.
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Last Friday was a good day! It's a happy day, a new watch arrived Jpeg Attachments

Timemiser249December 04, 2012 04:44AM

Nice haul Tim! Thumbs Up I sometimes miss the Nighthawk but it did help me land my Zilla wink (n/t)

Hector56December 05, 2012 02:00PM

Thanks Hector. I know what you mean. I am going to have to start selling some soon.

Timemiser64December 05, 2012 02:39PM

Nice score.Thumbs up! Congrats. (n/t)

Mark C.60December 05, 2012 01:15PM

Thank you Mark. (n/t)

Timemiser55December 05, 2012 01:29PM

How much $$$?

Smaug57December 05, 2012 01:43AM

How much $$$?

Smaug65December 05, 2012 01:43AM

Thanks Jeremy. Actually I kind of did. I got both for well under a franklin.Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser61December 05, 2012 05:37AM

Great pair, Tim! Two catches with one hook! Cheers! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack79December 04, 2012 09:36PM

Thank you Ethan and I didn't even have to use a big hook!Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser62December 04, 2012 11:24PM

Nice watches and nice deal! (n/t)

Lawrence Talbot56December 04, 2012 09:18PM

Thanks Ian. You are correct on both accounts! (n/t)

Timemiser66December 04, 2012 11:20PM

DAMN Tim, you scored!! Jpeg Attachments

jinxed103December 04, 2012 03:28PM

Thank you Brad, I feel the same way! Laughing

Timemiser61December 04, 2012 11:18PM

Yeah you might have to sell something else, Laughing

James T. Kirk©51December 05, 2012 12:49AM

Good deal Thumbs Up (n/t)

JP54December 04, 2012 02:30PM

Thanks JP. Too good to walk away...with out getting both! (n/t)

Timemiser77December 04, 2012 10:41PM

Those are the nicest "beaters" I have seen! (n/t)

carlos x70December 04, 2012 01:27PM

Thank you Carlos. They are definitely the nicest in my collection! (n/t)

Timemiser68December 04, 2012 10:39PM

Wow, congrats on the two new acquisitions!Cheers! (n/t)

RR218106December 04, 2012 01:14PM

Thanks Mr. Watch Idiot Savant of the Month (n/t)

Timemiser73December 04, 2012 10:30PM

You, lucky guy, you!! Man, that is great! Cool (n/t)

James T. Kirk©117December 04, 2012 12:44PM

Thank you Jim. You can say that again! (n/t)

Timemiser65December 04, 2012 10:24PM

Quite a haul! Thumbs Up Congrats! (n/t)

Dave M89December 04, 2012 11:40AM

Thanks Dave. I got very lucky! (n/t)

Timemiser61December 04, 2012 10:22PM

Thumbs Up x2 (n/t)

Micha76December 04, 2012 10:31AM

Thank you Micha. (n/t)

Timemiser72December 04, 2012 10:20PM

That is great, Timothy! Bravo and enjoy them! Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF84December 04, 2012 09:58AM

Thank you Ioannis. I will for a while, until I need to sell them. (n/t)

Timemiser67December 04, 2012 10:19PM

Double winner, congrats Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto94December 04, 2012 05:18AM

Thanks Reto (n/t)

Timemiser61December 04, 2012 10:16PM

Nice! (I wish I had some pawn shops around here I am crying) (n/t)

BobbyMike88December 04, 2012 05:16AM

Thank you Michael. The pawn shops are far and few between, but I travel around all day

Timemiser64December 04, 2012 10:16PM

I've found one pawn shop in my "area" (45 minutes North of me) and they don't carry watches I am crying (n/t)

BobbyMike66December 04, 2012 11:13PM

Congrats, Tim, good deal! Clapping! (n/t)

MCV78December 04, 2012 05:13AM

Thanks Marc (n/t)

Timemiser57December 04, 2012 09:21PM



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