I do hope you'll get a chance to wear it with something a bit more interesting! That's a great looking piece.
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The Watch Appreciation Thread (Reviews and Photos of Men's Timepieces by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Breitling, JLC etc...) - Page 700post #10486 of 483122/6/12 at 10:09ampost #10487 of 483122/6/12 at 10:34ampost #10488 of 483122/6/12 at 10:48ampost #10489 of 483122/6/12 at 11:03amYachts and luxury backseats are sooo old - that's a piece I want to see with that sweatshirt, a washed-out OCBD, khakis or well-fitting jeans.
...because it is such a nice piece on its own. I do also happen to know that it has ended up in a pair of very loving hands, n'est-ce pas?
/Mpost #10490 of 483122/6/12 at 11:55ampost #10491 of 483122/6/12 at 12:45pmpost #10492 of 483122/6/12 at 1:00pmYou guys! Your lives are more GQ than mine it would seem. There are no yachts or luxury automobiles here. I´m a geeky dad with a 3 month old baby girl and a software job, my life is IKEA, the station wagon and milk stains. And a nice watch or ten. Because that´s my passion.post #10493 of 483122/6/12 at 1:02pmQuote:Originally Posted by NonServiam
You guys! Your lives are more GQ than mine it would seem. There are no yachts or luxury automobiles here. I´m a geeky dad with a 3 month old baby girl and a software job, my life is IKEA, the station wagon and milk stains. And a nice watch or ten. Because that´s my passion.
Does milk actually stain?post #10494 of 483122/6/12 at 1:07pmpost #10495 of 483122/6/12 at 1:09pmpost #10496 of 483122/6/12 at 1:20pmpost #10497 of 483122/6/12 at 1:36pmQuote:Originally Posted by Newcomer
Well, being a SFer at heart, I LOVE the brown strap. Personally, I don't know if I could handle a black strap. I still don't think I own anything that is black. But this was the stock, dark brown strap. It is a really nice, warm color. I would really like a honey brown or a navy strap though.
Interesting that they call that their dark brown. I've seen a darker brown on a rose gold 8 day Master Reserve. I would agree with you and say its a kind of a honey brown. Its similar to the strap that one of my VC's was delivered on. I think that color brown works nicely on SS, black might be too austere looking. I think for rose I'd want a darker brown or black...I'm still thinking about changing to a darker brown or black on my watch which is rose. Great photos of a very handsome JLC.
post #10498 of 483122/6/12 at 1:36pm
Ok, I might take it out for a spin once in a while. But as explained I´m not exactly the playboy type. BBQing with friends then? Shrimps and white wine with my family? Come summer, sure. Where I live it's dark and cold and full of snow right now. Wearing gold around the house seems very logical to me
As to the price, I expect it to be forgotten and the quality to be remembered ... A nice heirloom watch. Never quite found a Patek that suited me.post #10499 of 483122/6/12 at 1:49pm
Absolutely Stunning! I've always thought that eventually if I added a JLC to my collection it would be a Reverso, but this watch is just beautiful!!! Congrats and enjoy it!Quote:
Although the trend for many years has favored watches in a single metal, I think it works quite nicely on this Seamaster.
post #10500 of 483122/6/12 at 1:57pmQuote:
Quality will be enjoyed and remembered long after the price has been paid.
I've looked at Pateks, but find many are a bit stodgy for my taste.
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