The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby aztecknight » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:05 pm

Is he hinting that Jumbloat owned this one?
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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby Hater » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:33 pm

Looking for the right word to describe that watch;


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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby Hater » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:34 pm

And perhaps someone can find out what the reserve price is, I need a good laugh.






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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby Mortuus Fakeuus » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:10 pm

aztecknight wrote:Is he hinting that Jumbloat owned this one?

Didn't the bloatster have a larger wrist than 7"? Maybe it was Wilsie...
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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby bigedsurf » Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:06 am

Meh......
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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby conjurer » Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:01 am

Althought the watch is certainly a piece of horological shit, it does have the historical importance of being the torpedo that hastened the sinking of the R.M.S. Mink. I'll bet the collector was the late Big Joe, who, although having dubious taste, seemed like a good guy, a hero of 9-11, and through his enduring the revolting abuse of the WatchGeek management, showed sterling class.

Or it could have been Nicky Hayek.
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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby mrneddles » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:24 am

Mortuus wrote:
aztecknight wrote:Is he hinting that Jumbloat owned this one?

Didn't the bloatster have a larger wrist than 7"? Maybe it was Wilsie...

Chunks apparently was the original owner of the watch. It has changed hands a few times since him.
Interestingly the auction is now over. I imagine the watch is trading wrists again outside of eBay.
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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby mrneddles » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:40 am

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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby conjurer » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:17 am

mrneddles wrote:Saved here for future reference:
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Mink may well have done the world of watch collecting a true favor holding of on shipping these.
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Re: The Chupacabra of watches, the Renato Tourbillon, finds its way to eBay.

Postby fatman » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:48 am

It says reserve was not met. Last bid was something around $360..... Looks to be about $200 too much imo.
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