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  1. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB May 18, 2020

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    Hi All

    Considering my options for the next purchase. A UAE Autavia will be collected one day due to growing up in the Middle East but I am thinking of a more immediate purchase.

    I quite like the history of this one: http://chronomatic.com/saudi.html

    It got me thinking, do you know of any other Arab themed Heuers?
     
  2. MarkMoss

    MarkMoss May 29, 2020

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    Yes, I do! There was a second generation Carrera 110.255 commissioned by Bahrain for their participation in the 1980 Olympics. Which they never attended because of a boycott, but the watches reached the market regardless.

    I’m sure I wrote a piece about them (for OnTheDash I think, rather than here) but can’t find it by searching now. I’ll look and see if I can find the draft later.
     
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  3. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Jun 3, 2020

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    Amazing, thank you. Will do some googling as well!
     
  4. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Jun 3, 2020

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  5. SteveP

    SteveP Jun 4, 2020

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  6. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Jun 4, 2020

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    Oh god, now I have 3 new watches I want to buy haha. Thank you!
     
  7. Michael156

    Michael156 Jun 4, 2020

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    GRAILS! We all suffer as I am learning...

    I, personally, am very interested in this years Qatar Limited Edition but I am not sure I am going to get there or what the dynamics are.

    M.
     
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  8. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Jun 5, 2020

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    Agree, it looks very nice. Love the colour combo.

    I couldnt find any info on when its due out but who knows, might be delayed now!
     
  9. MarkMoss

    MarkMoss Jun 29, 2020

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  10. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Jan 31, 2024

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    Well after @SteveP first showed me this picture I had to get one. I had posted on a WUS forum a long time ago saying for someone to reach out if they found another and a person recently did. They are based in the Netherlands and had got it off someone who's father worked for the Sheikh and received it from him at a dinner. It should now be with me in a few weeks :).

    To date I am only aware of 3 (now) units of this watch. One is in Bangkok and I happen to speak with the guy regularly after finding out he owned one, and the other I am not sure where it is (the one pictured in the original image above).

    Here are a few photos from the seller and I will provide some more when it arrives. Have already been in touch with Justin at Tag1000 about getting it over for a service.

    Cheers!
     
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  11. SteveP

    SteveP Feb 1, 2024

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    Fantastic and congratulations! Good things come to those who wait! :thumbsup: Original bracelet too is a bonus.
    As I think you are in the UK (?) there is a guy here who could service this also. Justin is A1, it would just save you shipping it abroad and back.
    These are rare for sure-I think I saw one for sale in Japan some years ago. Here's my non-signed '666'-these are pretty scarce even without the inscription!
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    Best, Steve
     
  12. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Feb 1, 2024

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    Thats a nice one!

    We have moved back to New Zealand and options here are highly respected places are fairly limited :)
     
  13. SteveP

    SteveP Feb 2, 2024

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    OK-make sure to post some pics when you have it then! Steve
     
  14. PhillipDB

    PhillipDB Mar 11, 2024

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    Here you go :)
     
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  15. SteveP

    SteveP Mar 11, 2024

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    Awesome-congratulations! :thumbsup:
     
  16. jantjewgm

    jantjewgm May 5, 2024

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    That is epic. I have never seen this Arabic variant.