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The Watch Appreciation Thread (Reviews and Photos of Men's Timepieces by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Brei

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, May 20, 2007.

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  1. Lucky Strike

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    I'd love to you explain if there is a certain connection between 9ct and UK as I did not know it existed. But, yes - I reckon it's made for the british market out of its mile telemeter scale and the fact that I bought it from an English gentleman... /M
    The UK (well, this may include the Commonwealth/various former colonies) is more or less the only place that has ever accepted a gold standard as low as 9ct. The typical standard is 14 ct.
     
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    I'm posting lots of pics of my collection in the blog, might as well share them with you...

    This time, a 50s 9ct chrono by Avia on a Hirsch ostrich strap;

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    Very nice, it's got some characteristic wear and tear on 'em.
     
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    That Lange is sick. I love the aesthetics of the movement. I don't get Breitling.
     
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    Have any of you guys done the Timezone watch school course?
     
  7. JohnD356

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    The Lange was (I sold it because I have watch ADD) gorgeous. The Breitlings were just beater toys. I'd never buy one retail. They depreciate faster than a Rolls-Royce. Actually, those have since been sold also. These are just watches I've had over the past 4 years. But the Lange was one I should have kept...
     
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    The Lange was (I sold it because I have watch ADD) gorgeous. The Breitlings were just beater toys. I'd never buy one retail. They depreciate faster than a Rolls-Royce. Actually, those have since been sold also. These are just watches I've had over the past 4 years. But the Lange was one I should have kept...

    Yes, you should have kept that Lange [​IMG]

    I guess I should say that I do kind of like some Breitling designs, as I don't hate the brand. Just nothing that excites me in general.


    P.S. Please check your PM John
     
  9. Singular

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    Have any of you guys done the Timezone watch school course?

    No, but I am seriously considering it.

    Today's pick from the collection;

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    Late 30's RAF Omega cal. 30T2, a "6B/159".

    /M
     
  10. WebsterDublin

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    i recently bought two replacement straps from freda. not exactly a 'bells and whistles' site but good selection, easy to negotiate the site and reasonable prices.
    hope you find the same
     
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    Have any of you guys done the Timezone watch school course?

    I have. Completed 1 and started 2 but never finished. I'm a dilettante when it comes to this kind of stuff...


    Singular - that 30T2 is pretty
     
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    That Lange is sick. I love the aesthetics of the movement.

    +1
     
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    Just got a Rolex Submariner No Date. I love it. Will get pics ASAP.
     
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    Just got a Rolex Submariner No Date. I love it. Will get pics ASAP.

    Nice choice - wore my ref 5513 today on a leather NATO;

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    /M
     
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    My watch and I at the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Southern India.
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    And I love this recent acquisition - I'd been wanting a Navi for a while...
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  17. Singular

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    Walking on the beach today...

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    /M
     
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    Walking on the beach today...

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    You found that on the beach?

    I kid, I have one too. It was my first "serious" watch.
     
  19. Fang66

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    Here're some pictures of my recently purchased 1961 King Seiko. It's on a different strap now as the shiny black reptile skin really sucked. The watch looks better in real life than the pics.

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