He bought a moonphase JLC, not the one pictured.
I agree that the MUT was a good choice. The Geophysic does nothing for me, and as much of a virtue as simplicity can be, it's merely simplistic.
The fine folks at FedEx delivered a package to my office this morning:
I've liked this watch ever since Rolex introduced it at Baselworld last spring. I've wanted a blue-dialed watch, also. So here it is! Now I need to get the bracelet sized and I'm good to go. This is my first new Rolex. And it's a beauty: there's just something about it that speaks to me.
39mm ref 114300BLSO.
After 4 months with it on my wrist every day, I suspect the BLNR may be my grail. It was a hard choice between the BLNR and the MUT Moon - two very different watches but both stunning. I think I made the right one.
Most amazing part of this watch is how different it looks in different situations.
Low light - the blue seems to vanish
Daylight makes the blue pop:
And, obligatorily, its natural home: