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I wuld like t purchase this RXW. I live in Scottsdale Arizona. Can I call you with a few questions such as pics, insurance, pics of watch documents. My cell number is 480-544-2183
: Here we go again…
: I bought this one from a friend whom has been
: to Japan, to test the “Panny factor”, as I
: didn’t had the availability of funds to take
: the plunge for one….
: Well, a couple of days ago, my wife, knowing of
: my eagerness for the panny I lacked in my
: collection bought me one for our wedding
: anniversary BUT, she made me promise I would
: let go some of my watches. After some
: negotiating I convinced her that ONE watch
: would be enough and this was the chosen one
: (“…because it looks just the same as the new
: With grief (really) I have to let this one go….
: So, I will try to describe it to the best of my
: knowledge: The watch is virtually new (~98%
: - I’ve only used it gently for 1 week).
: This beautiful piece comes in an amazing
: presentation box, made of an exotic African
: wood: “zebra wood”, covered with a layer of
: highly polished fibreglass which gives a
: very distinctive and classy look.
: This watch is built with very high quality,
: from the finish of the case (brushed satin
: finished case with glossy/polished bezel),
: to the strap(s) and buckle or the movement
: (column wheel chronograph with superb finish
: and great accuracy)…its got it all at a
: fraction of the price tag of the “big
: Despite all of the controversy around RXW and
: this design, I consider this brand and this
: model in particular deserve to be treated
: just like another brand and not a Knock off
: maker. In fact, this guys are proving (and
: giving some lessons too!) that it is
: possible to build a high quality timepiece
: in the 1000,00 range.
: The complete set includes the watch, two
: leather straps (one very supple tan w/ with
: stitching – 90% and one black (horse
: leather, I believe) w/ black stitching –
: 100% - never used – ), the extra (original)
: back cover and inner antimagnetic protective
: shield (the watch comes fitted with an
: optional display back), a British made
: SELVYT cleaning/polishing cloth and a
: screwdriver for strap changing.
: The case is 41x41mm w/out crown at the widest
: point (45mm with crown), 35x35mm at
: narrowest points and 50mm lug to lug ends.
: The movement inside is a very beautifully
: finished manual wind column wheel chrono –
: RXW ref – VS1962. The layout looked like
: some of my vintage chronos, so I took it to
: my watchmaker which studied it and said it
: was an emulation of a Venus 175 movement
: with a 21600bph balance wheel…Well, this
: movement, just as it is, out of the shelf,
: performs close to COSC!....I’ve timed it for
: 1 week and I got a average of +9 sec/day!
: The crown is screw down and also the pushers
: (just like the Daytona). This watch has a
: 100m water resistance, but I’ve not tested
: that ;-P …
: Regarding legibility, is just as good as the
: panny…BUT, in the night time it really
: outrival any other watch that I’ve ever
: owned…I mean, when the Luminova plate under
: the dial is charged it GLOWS like a
: torch…but, after 3~4 hours when the luminova
: stuff starts to fade away, the H3 tritium
: gas bulbs take over…I mean, when I wake up
: during the night this watch looks like a
: beacon light!..or when you go to the movies
: or have to be/work in a very low light
: condition…this is just perfect!
: The watch comes with 1 years warranty (not 2
: years as I stated on my last ad), from Ken
: Trading / RXW and has the dated warranty
: card included in the package till Feb.2007.
: This one was bought on early February and
: appears to be one of the new batch (already
: sold out too! I reckon), due to com on the
: market in late March. It has some different
: features from the 1st batch : the central
: chrono hand has no luminous dot (much better
: looking IMHO) and on the bottom of the dial
: – at 6 - has “swiss designed” lettering.
: I’ve had a great number of inquiries but still
: have nobody committed to buy, so since the
: shipping fee to overseas seems to be an
: issue, I’ll review that and include it in
: the price
: I prefer a sale within Europe and I’m looking
: for 1000,00 Euro in Europe or US1200,00,
: both prices including shipping expenses .
: * I am not a dealer, just a WIS collector and
: I’m not really used to sell (in fact this is
: my first sale). Anyway, I can provide
: references from people I’ve dealt with
: (bought from) to attest my honesty.
: *I cannot accept PayPal (don’t have account). I
: suggest Money order or bank transfer / wire,
: though I prefer the latter.
: Thank You for your patience reading this