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    Very happy to have got my hands on one of the forty which were sold off this past October. I've been wearing it for a week straight and have no inclination to wear something else. I love pre-loved watches!











    Cheers all, Colin

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    Great, so you're one of the lucky ones able to get one of these fromerly issued EZM2!

    I think an EZM2 is a fantastic watch. In fact, I told a guy last week that my EZM2 is the single last watch to leave my house. It's rugged, light, easy to read (even in the dark) and has a 'dressy' look if you put it on a nice leather strap.

    Wear this one in good health!

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    Agree completely Menno! I bought an EZM-2 on a whim in 2008 and liked the watch much more than I thought I would. I went on to get a UX, but it doesn't get the wrist time that the EZM-2 does - a bit on the big/heavy side.
    Although the EZM-2 is quartz and they tend to not get worn as much as my autos, I find it to be a great watch: sharp as a tack dial, superb legibility and very comfortable.

    A shot of the non-issued EZM-2:


    I wasn't lucky enough to get in on the initial sale back in October, but I found this one online for a small premium over what they sold for in Germany.
    Cheers all, Colin

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    Its really a nice one.Thanks a lot for sharing.

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    Very cool Colin - I think I may have spotted this one up for grabs but funds have been a bit fluid - well worth it I'm sure.

    I wonder why they had 40 re-released after a brush up and yours is No. 54 - perhaps more than the 40 were issued and some were beyond economic repair? I believe they were issue to one section of GSG9 rather than all of GSG9, the amphibious section (2) obviously, numbering about 140 or so?

    Anyway, Sinn have done a great job refurbishing them whilst leaving the traces of original character, a very wise and considered thing to do.

    Aesthetically I think I prefer the unissued non-GSG9 version with the black bezel and red date, but there is no denying that an 'old original' such as the one you have there is extremely appealing!

    Well done, and a canny aquisition!

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    nice Colin... always liked that bezel and combo... very cool... better than the EZM1 even...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATG View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by andy_s View Post






    Umm, yeah I'm with Andy - good thing I was sitting when I read that!

    Also agree with all of your comments Andy. I immediately took to my first EZM-2 with the black bezel and still prefer it for the aesthetics. However the issued watch is still on my wrist a week on from my post.

    I don't know much about the TO&E of the GSG9 and appreciate any input you have. In my mind, there probably were a few unsalvageable watches and probably some complete losses in the course of everyday work (as one of the ten ZTZ EZM-1s was lost on operations). This one pressed the budget sp soon after RWC and close to the hols, but I'm glad I went for it
    Cheers all, Colin

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    Colin congrats on your Issued EZM-2 from what I read about that watch it has oil filled case so I guess Sinn would have to do the service when ever that needs to be done.Is there any other brand that uses a oil filled case ?

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    Yes, a battery change requires the watch be sent back to Sinn (same thing with their Ar-filled automatics too I suppose). Several other companies use oil-filled cases to produce extreme depth rating watches, the Bell & Ross Hydromax comes immediately to mind, probably because I own one You can't see the watch well, but I'm wearing the Hydromax in this photo:


    Camp Virgina, Kuwait, Dec '04

    I recall seeing some others, but they never appealed to me and had significant flaws that made it easy to look past them. I want to say Lorus made one.
    Cheers all, Colin

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