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Not Nathan, trade from WUS. I traded my Citizen Perpetual Calendar and an Android Volcano. I really like everything about this watch except the rose gold. I have never been a rose gold fan, I thought I would give it a try. Still on the fence......you may see this one up for grabs sooner then later.....LOL
 

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watches4me said:
Not Nathan, trade from WUS. I traded my Citizen Perpetual Calendar and an Android Volcano. I really like everything about this watch except the rose gold. I have never been a rose gold fan, I thought I would give it a try. Still on the fence......you may see this one up for grabs sooner then later.....LOL
LOL, I just recognzed Nathans pictures. He always has those twigs as a backdrop.

This is a nice looking model. I think you made out well on your trade.
 

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LUW said:
Is there another version of this watch that's not in rose gold?
Of course!

(Damn! I just noticed that Orient has pulled off the entire Retrofuture collection from the international market. They are now strictly JDM.... :-[ )

In the following Yeoman blog link you'll find the newly re-designed Retrofuture Bike models. These are now only sold in the JDM and I assume this to be Orient's reaction to the overall poor reception and sales the original 2005 Retrofutures had in export markets:

http://yeomanseiko.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!3318BA07329CD633!3503.entry

Below you'll find new and old retrofutures currently sold in the JDM:

http://www.orient-watch.jp/product/category/?category_id=61

Notice the all new models at the top of the row.

The OP's gold rose Retrofuture Bike is indeed a JDM model and was never sold in export markets.
 

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I still think it is so cool that with the old motorcycle version the numbers are printed un the underside of the dial. You can see it well in this picture where they actually case a shadow on the dial. I guess this makes crystal replacement a potential issue, but maybe it still looks good without the numbers.

 
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