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Now that I've had a chance to catch my breathe.... Part 3

February 9 2013 at 6:02 AM
Bobby Melb  (Login bobbydh)
from IP address 27.32.199.252

Now that I've had a chance to catch my breathe....

After Eddie's and Yas' post on PAM 449, I was hoping that luck will come my way. Since SIHH 2012, I always want this particular piece and after 1 year wait, my dream piece has just arrived today. Very excited as we never know whether we will get it or not. But this is really dream come true for me, let the picture do the talking:


Actually it should arrive yesterday, then I found out that the address is wrong and returned undelivered to the depo. So I arrange to pick up this Saturday morning because I can't wait until Monday because it means another 2 days waiting.

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Not sure why it came without the outer box:

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There it is, woohoo! You beauty!

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Future box mate say "Hi".

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First wristshot, it looks big!

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Killer dial, killer engraving, sandwich dial... Definetely better in flesh than in picture.

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Now, decision... decision... I think I'll go with the dark brown one

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If you come this far, thank you very much. I hope that for you who are still waiting for your dream piece, keep the hope alive. I hope that luck will come to you like what happened to me.


Cheers.


Bobby

 
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Krieng
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Congratulations Bobby, enjoy and wear it well mate - nt

February 9 2013, 6:07 AM 



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Panerai....So Much More Than Just A Watch!!

 
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Bobby Melb
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27.32.199.252

Khub kun krab, Khun Kieng!

February 9 2013, 6:34 AM 


 
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yas
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122.26.153.222

Congrats, Bobby!

February 9 2013, 6:21 AM 

Well, I wanted to see you acting like we did... happy.gif

Hope that someone would do the part 4.

BTW, what kind of strap is that? - the two straps on the right hand side in the last picture?
- Kevin's ammo?

Cheers,

yas

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Bobby Melb
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27.32.199.252

Strap...

February 9 2013, 6:33 AM 

Hi Yas,

Thank you!
I think I'm too excited to take photo of myself, hahaha...
The tan strap is Kevin ammo, the dark brown is Indoristi GTG 2012 strap.

May I have your suggestion on a good strap combo?


Bobby

 
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yas
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strap...

February 9 2013, 6:46 AM 

Hi Bobby,

Seems like the dark brown is that many people prefer...

http://www.network54.com/Forum/353391/thread/1357337977/449+-+which+one+is+the+best+combo

Cheers,

yas

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Eric Skier
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Congrats, Bobby!

February 9 2013, 7:25 AM 

Love these kinds of posts - bring back fond memories of my first time.

Wear your 449 in the best of health!

E

 
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Bobby Melb
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Arigato gozaimasu Eric san

February 9 2013, 1:26 PM 


 
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David
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A beauty! Congratulations and enjoy it!

February 9 2013, 7:46 AM 



Greetings from Belgium
David

 
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Bobby Melb
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Thank you David!

February 9 2013, 1:27 PM 


 
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Nicko16
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Congrats!

February 9 2013, 8:35 AM 

Love it!

"A gentleman's choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit." - Ian Fleming

 
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Bobby Melb
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Cheers, thanks Nicko

February 9 2013, 1:27 PM 


 
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H2Finally
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HUGE Congrats bro!!! :))))

February 9 2013, 8:59 AM 

Absolutely the best 2012 model by far! So happy it's on your wrist bro!!! I dont't think you can go wrong with any of the combos! happy.gif))

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Bobby Melb
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Thank u bro! Cheers.

February 9 2013, 1:31 PM 


 
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Dan from Japan
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Very nice and Congrats! Yas is influencing

February 9 2013, 9:20 AM 

everyone in the world of Panerai! LOL

I love the dark brown strap as well.

Thanks for sharing!

Dan

 
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Bobby Melb
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Thank you Dan!

February 9 2013, 1:32 PM 


 
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JBS
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Congrat! I hope to receive a call as well. :-)

February 9 2013, 9:44 AM 



Pam219; Pam368 (Pam382; Pam112 & Rolex GMT MasterII - gone)

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Bobby Melb
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Thanks, hope you'll get it mate.

February 9 2013, 1:33 PM 


 
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niellaccio
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congratulations !!

February 9 2013, 10:28 AM 



cheers
niellaccio
daniele from italy

Niellaccio: Sounds good!!
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Bobby Melb
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Grazie mille Daniele

February 9 2013, 1:34 PM 


 
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