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post #31201 of 39048

I need no persuading as to the beauty of Lange.  But I should point out for those who like smaller watches, that there are older 1815s at 36-ish mm, including rose, white or yellow gold small seconds with no blued hands (dressy enough?), and platinum version with all hands blued (dressy enough for me!).  AT 38+mm, there are original Lange 1s and my personal love, the Langematik Perpetual.  So really, no excuse!

 

From the sublime to the ridiculous, here are some watches made out of bits of the Titanic.  They were far from the silliest thing in this section.

 

 

And back to the beautiful:

 

 

and beauty at the back...

 

..and a tasty tonneau for Dino.

post #31202 of 39048
Uh oh. I think I just got a VC boner.

That perp calendar is such a boss.
post #31203 of 39048
Like that Malte tonneau Mimo. Wish it wasn't quite so large!
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I don't have the largest wrist, about 7.25", and actually I thought it sat quite well.  It's a thick-ish case, and from this angle looks longer because it's sitting up tall.  But having very flat lugs and a nice case shape, looking at it top down I thought it was pretty reasonable on me.  It's not dainty, but it's definitely still dressy.  And yeah, the PC is good enough to eat.  One thing that isn't quite coming across in the pics is that the dials are just slightly off-white, with the slightest texture to them that makes them very warm against the gold.  These are some class items for sure.

 

But, wrong as it may be, my heart is still aching for this one:

 

post #31205 of 39048

Nothing wrong with the Overseas in my book. After look a lot at the things I should like in this category of watch, I keep end up liking the one I should not like. And despite all our differing opinions, I think we all agree that you should go after the one that speaks to you. So you get an enthusiastic head nod of approval. :nodding: 

post #31206 of 39048
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I don't have the largest wrist, about 7.25", and actually I thought it sat quite well.  It's a thick-ish case, and from this angle looks longer because it's sitting up tall.  But having very flat lugs and a nice case shape, looking at it top down I thought it was pretty reasonable on me.  It's not dainty, but it's definitely still dressy.  And yeah, the PC is good enough to eat.  One thing that isn't quite coming across in the pics is that the dials are just slightly off-white, with the slightest texture to them that makes them very warm against the gold.  These are some class items for sure.

But, wrong as it may be, my heart is still aching for this one:
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I don't think the Malte looks too large on your wrist; just wasn't sure if it would fit on mine (6.75")!

I think you should give into the Overseas love. I like that big date function; it does a nice job of balancing out the dial and also looks subtly distinctive. Resistance is futile... wink.gif
post #31207 of 39048
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all this lange pr0n has my heart aching. frown.gif

Pretty sure that's blue balls, mate. TWAT being both cause and cure ...
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I think you should give into the Overseas love. Resistance is futile... wink.gif

 

Alas, I've just lost my great new job - apparently the guy who's not been doing it for the last fifteen years has convinced the Chairman that he can really, and therefore my newly created position isn't needed.  Given everyone else's crappy first quarter, apparently cutting the new job before mimo gets contract tenure, was an easy sell.  Shit!  But you're right, this watch will get me in the end...and I have a plan.  And in the mean time, I still have TWAT.

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If anyone is looking to buy one of the new 42 mm AP Royal Oak Offshores, let me know--I've been offered some at pretty good prices. I'm really digging the new Safari but gonna pass as I'm saving up for something else . . .

ROO-Safari.jpg
post #31210 of 39048
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If anyone is looking to buy one of the new 42 mm AP Royal Oak Offshores, let me know--I've been offered some at pretty good prices. I'm really digging the new Safari but gonna pass as I'm saving up for something else . . .
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ROO-Safari.jpg

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post #31211 of 39048
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Alas, I've just lost my great new job - apparently the guy who's not been doing it for the last fifteen years has convinced the Chairman that he can really, and therefore my newly created position isn't needed.  Given everyone else's crappy first quarter, apparently cutting the new job before mimo gets contract tenure, was an easy sell.  Shit!  But you're right, this watch will get me in the end...and I have a plan.  And in the mean time, I still have TWAT.

SRSLY? Boo!

That sucks, mimo!
post #31212 of 39048
I'm on a flight tomorrow morning, won't see my new watch until monday ffffuuuu.gif

post #31213 of 39048
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Originally Posted by Omega Male View Post

Pretty sure that's blue balls, mate. TWAT being both cause and cure ...

lol, indeed.
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Originally Posted by TC (Houston) View Post

If anyone is looking to buy one of the new 42 mm AP Royal Oak Offshores, let me know--I've been offered some at pretty good prices. I'm really digging the new Safari but gonna pass as I'm saving up for something else . . .
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ROO-Safari.jpg

i dig it. perfect color scheme.

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mimo, that RJ is all kinds of bad.
post #31214 of 39048
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Alas, I've just lost my great new job - apparently the guy who's not been doing it for the last fifteen years has convinced the Chairman that he can really, and therefore my newly created position isn't needed.  Given everyone else's crappy first quarter, apparently cutting the new job before mimo gets contract tenure, was an easy sell.  Shit!  But you're right, this watch will get me in the end...and I have a plan.  And in the mean time, I still have TWAT.

 

BOOOOOO!

 

But you always have TWAT, this is the truth.

post #31215 of 39048
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Originally Posted by TC (Houston) View Post

If anyone is looking to buy one of the new 42 mm AP Royal Oak Offshores, let me know--I've been offered some at pretty good prices. I'm really digging the new Safari but gonna pass as I'm saving up for something else . . .

ROO-Safari.jpg

 

Ah crap, I thought I was over that. 

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