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Hi Chuck,

I actually had both the Carrera Limited Edition and the Re-edition side by side for my evaluation a few days ago and I definitely thought the Re-edition was the more elegant watch and felt more balanced on my small wrist. Despite being indecisive about the watches prior to seeing them first hand, there was no doubt in my mind which one it was for me once I wore them.

I do get the inmpression that TAG is more marketing orientated that factually correct. Having gone through a few of the Omega posts on Timezone, I get the feeling that Omega is trying hard to meet the needs of the vintage watch owners who know a lot more about the watches than the dealers themselves.

Regarding the packaging, I saw that picture in eBay which prompted my comment. I also noted that colour of packaging in an online secondhand watch store. Do you think TAG Heuer stock the original packaging? Do you think that the resale of the watch may be less without the correct packaging? I've checked eBay and I've only come across dubious looking TAG branded wooden boxes. I have tried to speak with TAG directly but I'm put through to Sales for the whole LVMH group and I think they're worse that the dealers!

I'll clarify the last comment. I note that with Omega, you can trace the history of your watch if you provide them with the serial number of your watch. I asked TAG whether they will be able to provide this service as I wish to find out when my watch was manufactured, and they said "No". Not very helpful, really. Love the watch though.

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