How could I not post this (again)
Here is a USD 30k watch in a USD 10k car, used market value. Watch by a Swiss company that claims you don't own your expensive watch, car by Audi and VWs plain but well-built Czech cousin.
I took note of the even in even for a car. To me, it actually makes much more sense to spend more money on a watch than a car. I seem to recall having discussed this in TWAT before, but I'll revisit.I assume this is in part due to where I live in the world, cars are slapped with heavy taxes, costing about 3 times the US price. Watches cost about the same as elsewhere. Buying a car in stead of a Patek will get you a pretty sweet luxury ride in the US, while me only a rather...
Yesterday we celebrated 17th of May, Norwegian Constitution Day
The JLC Master Chronograph served both as dress watch and BBQ-timer. A chrono is not (only) for bragging rights.
A detail shot:
Today I tried working from home, but ended up taking our youngest for a stroll The JLC dresses down quite nicely.
Keith T nails it. Wrists don't lie, to paraphrase Shakira. If a watch does not smile to me from my wrist, no other argument will do, be it finishing or pedigree. When it does smile, I will buy it, and have done so with almost every smiling watch I've come across. Up to a certain price point, naturally. I have found this point to be surprisingly fluid over the years, though...
The downside of pushers for date setting is that I never seem to have a proper tool at hand when throwing on a watch in a hurry.
So, JLC MUT Moon on today, and the date is still wrong. Now, I'm sure I had a paper clip somewhere ...
Awesome Heuer! I definitely lack a Carrera in my collection, but otherwise Heuer has been (and still is) well represented. Sporty but classy, true racing pedigree.@mimo, while TAG Heuer certainly doesn't get a lot of love here, I think the various true vintage Heuers such as this have always been well received. As well they should!Regarding TAG and Carrera, I think the recent reinterpretations have been spot on!