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dino - i hope it sells fast too. smile.gif

also, that all gold daytona looks perfect with that shirt and cufflinks.
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I may have a new "grail" watch:

Made in America, engine turned dial, moonphase, hand worked movement.

Beautiful.

RGM caliber 20.





http://www.rgmwatches.com/collections/American%20Made/CA20.php#
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i have always wanted an RGM.
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Re all gold pieces. I only have one gold watch on a bracelet, and it can be a bit much. I've lusted after an all gold Daytona, but on my hand it just wasn't right. I prefer the more rugged look of my transitional Sub in gold, somehow the black bezel rights what is wrong with all that yellow gold rolleyes.gif

Wearing a gold bracelet with a suit (or even a dressy shirt) also seems off to me. I prefer it with very casual wear and settings. Like lounging around in my favourite old sweats icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

dino - i hope it sells fast too. smile.gif

also, that all gold daytona looks perfect with that shirt and cufflinks.

Thanks Stitch! cheers.gif

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Originally Posted by Kai View Post

I may have a new "grail" watch:

Made in America, engine turned dial, moonphase, hand worked movement.

Beautiful.

RGM caliber 20.





http://www.rgmwatches.com/collections/American%20Made/CA20.php#

That's beautiful!  I love that its not simply a round movement and that they actually made it to fit the case.  Really impressive.  I've never seen an RGM in person, but that is one model I'd love to see up close.  

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Re all gold pieces. I only have one gold watch on a bracelet, and it can be a bit much. I've lusted after an all gold Daytona, but on my hand it just wasn't right. I prefer the more rugged look of my transitional Sub in gold, somehow the black bezel rights what is wrong with all that yellow gold rolleyes.gif

Wearing a gold bracelet with a suit (or even a dressy shirt) also seems off to me. I prefer it with very casual wear and settings. Like lounging around in my favourite old sweats icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

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Love the gold Sub.  Its a really nice change from the often expected all steel or two tone models.  Sorry, but I have to disagree with your being uncomfortable with wearing it with a dressy shirt or even a suit.  Sure its not as dressy as wearing a pure dress watch, but not every dressy shirt, suit, or event requires a dress watch.  As for wearing an all gold Sub, Daytona etc. with sweats,...I guess I think they are too nice looking to only enjoy at home while wearing sweats, but to each his own.     

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Originally Posted by NonServiam View Post

Re all gold pieces. I only have one gold watch on a bracelet, and it can be a bit much. I've lusted after an all gold Daytona, but on my hand it just wasn't right. I prefer the more rugged look of my transitional Sub in gold, somehow the black bezel rights what is wrong with all that yellow gold rolleyes.gif

Wearing a gold bracelet with a suit (or even a dressy shirt) also seems off to me. I prefer it with very casual wear and settings. Like lounging around in my favourite old sweats

I'm totally picturing a low-level Italian or Russian mafia guy, like Pacino's character from Donnie Brasco or Roman and Maurice from Rounders in their fake Armani and Versace sweaters with a big old solid gold sub right now, in head to toe matching velour track suit. Gives me LULZ.
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Love the gold Sub.  Its a really nice change from the often expected all steel or two tone models.  Sorry, but I have to disagree with your being uncomfortable with wearing it with a dressy shirt or even a suit.  Sure its not as dressy as wearing a pure dress watch, but not every dressy shirt, suit, or event requires a dress watch.  As for wearing an all gold Sub, Daytona etc. with sweats,...I guess I think they are too nice looking to only enjoy at home while wearing sweats, but to each his own.     

Thanks! Hehe, I do bring it out of the house, don't worry. Although it seems to have become my choice for relaxed and casual evenings.

Not every dressy event requires a dress watch, I agree. I won't hestitate to pretend to be James Bond and wear a steel Sub on a Nato to any fancy party redface.gif It's only the full gold bracelet look that I'm not comfortable with. (On me, that is. Others will surely pull it off.) I will however happily wear my gold GMT on a strap with anything satisfied.gif

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I'm totally picturing a low-level Italian or Russian mafia guy, like Pacino's character from Donnie Brasco or Roman and Maurice from Rounders in their fake Armani and Versace sweaters with a big old solid gold sub right now, in head to toe matching velour track suit. Gives me LULZ.

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Thanks for the compliments everyone.

Watch took about three months and was about $1,100.00.

My wrist is about 6.5" as well. As was mentioned it is just shy of 41mm but does wear a little large. However, for a more formal looking, simple watch, it's size helps lend itself to being slightly more amenable to casual situations.

Thanks! I've heard that it wears large - probably a combo of the white face/thin bezel, and a larger lug to lug measurement. Good to know it's doable on a 6.5" wrist.
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Stowa should be fine with 6.5" wrists, the lugs are not too long. Of course, no two wrists are the same!

As for that RGM--very cool! When I was in Philadelphia, I was seriously thinking stopping by their factory. Never got the time unfortunately. Maybe it is me, but I love the architecture of Roland's in house movements. The sweeping, seductively curved bridges are very attractive to my eye. Very pocket watch inspired. I wish that he streamlined some of his designs, but there are several models I would like. The pilot is especially cool. I get bored with normal fliegers, so I need something a bit different.
post #21145 of 48312

Some amazing gold watches in here!  Never fancied a Daytona but that gold one is lust worthy.  

post #21146 of 48312
NonServiam - both lovely rolexes. great pics too. and the gold and gray is great together.
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I know it is unlikely to get a lot of TWAT love but I have a secret obsession with the AP ROO Diver. I find the layout harmonious and really like the squares on the face (not sure what they are called). Im not sure I would shell out $20K for a diver but I do love looking at it.



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Thanks! I've heard that it wears large - probably a combo of the white face/thin bezel, and a larger lug to lug measurement. Good to know it's doable on a 6.5" wrist.


If you're at the Phils game on the 1st, I may be able to show it to you in the metal so you have a better idea of the watch if you have concerns. Just send a PM my way.

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I'm going to join you in this very small boat - I too like the AP ROs (divers and offshores) a lot. And like you would have a hard time justifying their price (- to myself. Though I admit in person their quality and craftsmanship really do stand up to their reputation), but I really like looking at them..


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Originally Posted by Axelman 17 View Post

I know it is unlikely to get a lot of TWAT love but I have a secret obsession with the AP ROO Diver. I find the layout harmonious and really like the squares on the face (not sure what they are called). Im not sure I would shell out $20K for a diver but I do love looking at it.



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Originally Posted by Axelman 17 View Post

I know it is unlikely to get a lot of TWAT love but I have a secret obsession with the AP ROO Diver. I find the layout harmonious and really like the squares on the face (not sure what they are called). Im not sure I would shell out $20K for a diver but I do love looking at it. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


i love that model.

i always wondered if the squares were considered a form of guilloche or if there is a different name for that entirely.
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