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    Airman First Class XrayHiro's Avatar
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    Mar 2013

    Bringing BR 03-94 to Melbourne, Australia

    My goal is to bring BR to Melbourne ( art/coffee/cafe capital ) of Australia.
    Brought my first BR (03-94 Carbon Chronograph) this year and totally love it.
    Unfortunately theres only one AD (actually a duty free store) in Melbourne, and to make it worse it only has a very selected range and in the middle of no where.
    After seeing all the original straps BR have to offer i wish there can be an e-boutique for Melbourne or even a bigger better AD.
    Hopefully my posts can spark enough interest to make that happen.

    ( hoping to put a green rubber strap on this, reckon it will match well )

    Enjoy the photos




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    Senior Master Sergeant
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    Jun 2010
    love it XrayHiro!

    ...love the second pic!

    great little story!
    Simon C
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    Command Chief Master Sergeant fatboy1340's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    congrats and welcome to the BROG !
    i look forward to viewing more pics of your iconic watch

    In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

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    Airman First Class perry coleman's Avatar
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    Dec 2012
    Hope you get an actual AD store down there soon. G'Day

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    Bell&Ross Gudzyy's Avatar
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    Apr 2009
    On an other hand, keep in mind you will be one of the rare person to wear this beautiful watch in Melbourne.

    Great piece mate!

    BR01 92 | 93 | 94 | 97 | Airborne --- BR-X1
    Pilot Sapphire Chasse Embarquee et 10th Anniversary
    Exclusive trio R.A.I.D
    (gone : 01-92SS Black, 02-94SS, 01-92Radar, Officer 123 silver, 03-94 héritage,0196 white,BR02CF)

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    Airman Basic
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    Apr 2012
    I agree, being an Aussie myself, the absolute lack of b&r back home and the inability to shop online officially is sad (what do you want us to do b&r? buy grey market?? you are not really giving us an alternative!). That's why I am trying to get my fill while I'm living in Asia

    ... That said I can't say the majority of Australians see value in a pricey watch so perhaps the market for ADs is not there? Most Aussies if they have a spare $5k would probably rather buy a massive BBQ....or a holiday to Bali where they buy a fake watch because 'its the same thing'

    XrayHiro - if you want OEM straps, you could consider emailing one of the Asian b&r boutiques and seeing if they can arrange something for you? I have always found them very helpful. Other option is email the one AD in Sydney and see if they can order?

    Good luck!
    Last edited by Jr1982; 04-03-2013 at 16:19.
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