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Poor man's watch thread

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

  1. Grayland

    Grayland Distinguished Member

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    I like it too. I have the white face version of that watch and it is a stunner. Very elegant.
     


  2. ant702

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    That Movado would be cool if it where a little smaller in diameter!
     


  3. Cant kill da Rooster

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    Nice combo.
     


  4. crisscross

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    What do you guys think of the Sarb 017 Alpinist?
     


  5. Hayward

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    I'd like it better if they still came out with the white dial version, but overall it's a great watch.
     


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    SARB013:

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  7. TheWraith

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    An excellent poor man's dress watch:

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  8. Hayward

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    Right, but it's no longer available new, and very rare on the secondary market.
     


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    See my post above.
     


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    Not sure you will find anything (automatic) more elegant for the price than the Orient Bambino. The only negative IMO is the size - it is a bit large for a dress watch.
     


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    [​IMG]

    Here's my cheapy Skagen. For a student strapped for cash, I think it looks nice for $40.
     


  13. Grayland

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    I think it does too.
     


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    I recently purchased one of Kent Wang's Bauhaus watches. The watch was $350 for a fully automatic watch, and easily the most beautifully designed timepiece I've ever laid eyes on. Unfortunately, the first watch I received did not keep time and was replaced, but alas, the replacement was also defective and I was issued a refund.

    Lesson learned: "made in China" is what it sounds like. Despite the beautiful design, the Chinese manufactured movement is not worth the money saved in purchasing a budget watch.

    In the meantime, my $40 Timex Weekender keeps ticking along.
     
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    What watch is this?
     


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