Poor man's watch thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SirGrotius, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Ebonyman

    Ebonyman Senior member

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    Seiko, Sea-Gull and Orient retail for more than $100. I haven't read anything indicating that Alpha is superior to Invicta.
     


  2. Geran Brown

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    Here are some new Citizon watches that could be classified as a poor man's watch...

    White Dial
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    Black Dial
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  3. cioni2k

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    Agree to disagree but tons of Seikos can be had for $100 or under online, as well as Sea-Gulls. Orient not far behind. I'm just not a fan of Invicta
     


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    +1 I've seen plenty of Seiko and Orient pieces for less than a century, particularly online.

    As far as Invicta goes, they're just brash, gaudy homage pieces for the most part. I'd much rather go for something a trifle more original.
     


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    Okay, agree to disagree as well. While they do make LOTS of homage pieces, I think it unfair to characterize them all as brash or guady. The sub homage (8926ob) is just that, a homage and no more brash or guady than the watch it's modeled after.

    I happen to like Orients and Sea-Gulls as well. I do find Seiko a bit boring but they are fine watches. I just don't dismiss Invicta as a reasonable choice for someone looking for a good watch for less than $100.

    Besides, someone may actually be a fan of brash and guady...lol:satisfied:
     


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    I like both of these although I'd certainly change the band of the black face version.
     


  7. Cant kill da Rooster

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  8. Geran Brown

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    I agree as well. The white face one would look better with a brown band at least for me :)
     


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    Don't like the band, but that face is awesome.
     


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    Same Seiko, on leather NATO

    I know the brown leather/black dial thing is a no-no for a lot of folks, but whatever. I like it.

    (I'm not even referring to last few posts, it's pretty universal haha)
     
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  11. Geran Brown

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    What model is this? :)
     


  12. P. Bateman

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    Can anyone identify the ref. no. of this?

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    Thanks.
     


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    Very nice!
     


  15. Cant kill da Rooster

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    That's not true. Brown often works with black watches and also in this case. I am not usually a fan of Natos but that looks really good. Well done.
     


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