Armida A12

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svaglic
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Armida A12

Post by svaglic » Mon May 07, 2018 2:23 pm

Very quick shipping from China, they used FedEx and it shipped Th or Fr and got here today

Of course it is hard to photograph and get it how it looks.
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Signed crown, domed crystal and look at that! An adjustable slide clasp, I love those.
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Wrist shot. It's 38mm and I was hesitant because the pictures of people with my wrist size had overhang lugs, but my wrist is flat and looks good. Well, to me it looks good. The bracelet looks better than the rubber strap, the rubber makes the lugs look bigger IMO.
See my finger I cut a couple of months ago? I think it's going to leave a scar, oh well, the bone stopped it from going through.
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I wasn't prepared to spend the money that Seiko wants, so I got a homage.
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Re: Armida A12

Post by Artman » Mon May 07, 2018 3:28 pm

I'm still amazed that watch is essentially a Seiko inside, has finishing and quality at par with Seiko, but is significantly less money than a Seiko. I was going to say "cheaper than a Seiko" but that watch does not look cheap at all. Well done Svagy!
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Re: Armida A12

Post by svaglic » Mon May 07, 2018 3:34 pm

It a homage to the Seiko 62MAS. Seiko put out some re editions, but they charged out the arse for them, then the vintage ones sky rocketed. I just think that for what you are getting for the Seiko model, that it's too much money, so I got the homage. Several companies put their homage version out, but I liked Armida best. MMW wasn't bad, but they were 40mm, Sharkey and merkur didn't do a bad job, just not as nice as this one. Plus Armida has excellent customer service as opposed to Sharkey and Merkur.
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Re: Armida A12

Post by biglove » Tue May 08, 2018 6:56 am

That is absolutely fantastic. Perfect size for you, too.
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Re: Armida A12

Post by Ocean » Wed May 09, 2018 4:52 pm

That’s fantastic svaglic! Looks great and enjoy it.
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