Thrift store score again on watches

damian1013

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So headed back to the local thrift store again today and dug through the big basket of $5 watches and scored again !! Today I got a vintage citizens watch, lord elgin shockmaster, bulova self-winding that works and the big score was a tag heuer link 200m tiger woods edition which ill get a battery for. Going back tomorrow as I also saw a Waltham and couple other vintage watches buried in a bunch of Chinese junk. $20 for these 4 today lol
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Digger RJ

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So headed back to the local thrift store again today and dug through the big basket of $5 watches and scored again !! Today I got a vintage citizens watch, lord elgin shockmaster, bulova self-winding that works and the big score was a tag heuer link 200m tiger woods edition which ill get a battery for. Going back tomorrow as I also saw a Waltham and couple other vintage watches buried in a bunch of Chinese junk. $20 for these 4 today lol
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Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 

RatherBeDigging

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Nice job. Looks like the lord Elgin is missing its case tube. Can be fixed by a watchmaker. Probably an American made manual wind movement in it.
 

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Super Score!:hello2::headbang:
 

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Nice finds! My daily wearer is a 1936 Elgin.

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Nice score on your latest purchases.

Liking the Lord Elgin, some upside on that one.
 

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great score on the Tag for sure. I'm probably wrong, but the case on the Elgin looks like gold
 
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damian1013

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Got a battery in the tag heuer today...cost more than the watch lol but it works. I'll have to check on the other to see if it's gold. Went back today and found a rado watch.....its at least once a week that I find them
 
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damian1013

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The Elgin says 14k gold filled
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