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Originally Posted by Find Finn View Post

Reverso is an old mans watch.

c'mon... gimme a break.. that's just silly.

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Originally Posted by akatsuki View Post

I'd probably say none of those - it just isn't worth it to have a baller watch when you are that young - people will either think it is a fake or you are a showoff rich kid (so you can't win either way).
I'd just get a nice used Omega Speedy or vintage Patek and lie about how it was handed down to you from your grandfather or whatever.

this is a point of class and elegance that may be lost on some.... I like you akatsuki!
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Originally Posted by Kid Nickels View Post

c'mon... gimme a break.. that's just silly.

It's a subjective opinion like everything else, but I think that it looks out of place on a 20 year old, with the way most young people dress and the design of the watch. In my world I would say that you have to be over 30 to make it look good, maybe even 40.
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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

10 Gs? so many options. if it were me i would look for a nice pre owned patek.
you can find a lot of real nice stuff in that budget. im a huge jlc fan, so you can browse their models. plenty to choose from at that price point.
also, no offence, but how on earth did you join in 2009, and this is your first post? :mindblown:

Haha, i enjoy browsing through the forums and listening to different perspective from different people! biggrin.gif
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Interesting post. 10k is a lot to play with but i'm having a little trouble understanding a theme behind your selections. It's ok if there isn't one, but I just want to ask: what are you looking for? The Jaquet Droz strikes me as a more formal timepiece, whereas the Dornbluth and the JLC can be more "scalable." You say you will be helping your dad out w his business, so how do you foresee yourself dressing on a day to day basis? Are we talking wool suits? Suit separates with the occasional cotton trouser? Polo shirt and jeans? If you're comfortable with sharing, tell us a little about the job: what kind of industry and what role will you be performing?

Um, it's a transport company that transport goods, people so forth and on. I'l be meeting new/old clients together with my dad so as to get me familiarized with the customers! I would think a shirt and work pants with a tie on normal days, occasionally suiting up. This may sound pretty stupid but, i'm actually looking for a watch that i like ( simplicity of the design / the little things like the blue hands in the Dornbluth, the reverso) and something that i can hand down to my kids in maybe 20 years time!

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Originally Posted by akatsuki View Post

I'd probably say none of those - it just isn't worth it to have a baller watch when you are that young - people will either think it is a fake or you are a showoff rich kid (so you can't win either way).
I'd just get a nice used Omega Speedy or vintage Patek and lie about how it was handed down to you from your grandfather or whatever.

I think it actually depends on how you wear it, the things you do, and the words you say? Although i will have to agree you that people who don't know (e.g people walking on the streets.) would think that you're just carrying a fake. But they don't matter, the people who matter, are the people that you're gonna come into contact with!

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+1!!!

And I would echo what akatsuki said about those 3 watches. Not befitting of a 21 year old

Speedy Pro, Zenith El Primero or a Submariner are your best bets with deference to the first two for your age

Thanks! I think i shall start hunting for a vintage patek!
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Originally Posted by Find Finn View Post

It's a subjective opinion like everything else, but I think that it looks out of place on a 20 year old, with the way most young people dress and the design of the watch. In my world I would say that you have to be over 30 to make it look good, maybe even 40.

oh sure I agree... 20 is quite young and a Reverso is not appropriate.... kinda like what akatsuki said. But I wouldn't call a 30-40 year old man "old"!! yikes... whattaya call 'em when they hit 60? lol8[1].gif
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Originally Posted by Kid Nickels View Post

oh sure I agree... 20 is quite young and a Reverso is not appropriate.... kinda like what akatsuki said. But I wouldn't call a 30-40 year old man "old"!! yikes... whattaya call 'em when they hit 60? lol8[1].gif

In lack of a better word grown man seemed wrong. wink.gif
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I've no idea where my previous post went to, it says i've got not enough posts to post? So they're moderating my post..?
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Originally Posted by Find Finn View Post


It's a subjective opinion like everything else, but I think that it looks out of place on a 20 year old, with the way most young people dress and the design of the watch. In my world I would say that you have to be over 30 to make it look good, maybe even 40.

Dont agree here at all. If a young classy guy wears it (just the nicest thing to see, for me) 

 

In watches there is nothing for old and young wearing, it's all about the feeling for the watch and how you wear it.

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Rolex GMT Pepsi

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Rolex GMT Pepsi

love the Pepsi. Welcome to Styleforum..
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anyone know about these? just something I stumbled across and only did some cursory research. I've never been too fond of lug-less designs but it's part of the minimalist vibe they're going for.. just curious.
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Dunno, Kid.

I've looked at 'em as well. It's a clean æsthetic, but they're a little big for me (41mm or so, if memory serves), and also rather thick, and that cylindrical shape makes the clean dial designs not go under a shirt cuff too well.

I don't ultimately care about the luglessness, there's probably a springbar in there, but they don't seem to have a coherent mission.
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Originally Posted by Kid Nickels View Post

anyone know about these? just something I stumbled across and only did some cursory research. I've never been too fond of lug-less designs but it's part of the minimalist vibe they're going for.. just curious.

 

They were in an A Blog To Read article last year I think. I don't remember why but I remember not liking something more than the design. Probably price and canned movement.

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I dislike the reverso arabics. Wish it had more oomph like in some black faced models I see..
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