Poor man's watch thread

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

  1. Tailored Watch

    Tailored Watch New Member

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    Nice. When I saw that you were after a budget prince the Lips were the first thing that came to mind.
     


  2. caseyfud

    caseyfud Senior member

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    alright, one more try on the rectangle watch thing. I found a few vintage ones browsing the net today

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  3. kopper

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    nice thread guys

    I laughed a lot since I was reading the other post about watches you know the expensive ones and found this other thread

    well these are my 3 watches I did take pictures since my cell phone camera sucks but I tried to find the more real pictures

    Bulova 96G46
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    Citizen BM6560-54H Eco-Drive
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    Skagen 861XLSMXM
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    my 3 babies

    I previously had a Victorinox nice watch my grandma gave it to me I loved it but I broke tre crystal
     


  4. kopper

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    my 3 babies

    I know these are not the real photos but I tried to post the most real ones....now that I have the watches I know which pictures are the most similar ones
    Bulova, Citizen and Skagen

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  5. boogaboogabooga

    boogaboogabooga Senior member

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    Really dig the Tavannes. That thing in a silver or white gold case... a winner.

    Looked at some of their current stuff, closest they had was this case:

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    Pretty slick, but still... that vintage one is a keeper. They should do a repro.
     
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  6. chrisjr

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    Orient Mako, Parnis, or Sea-Gull? Uses: work, social outings, everyday beater. Heck, at sub-100 prices I'm fine buying 2 or 3 and saving on the shipping. Leaning towards leather because metal has always bothered the hairs on my arms, though not opposed to giving it a shot.
     


  7. cioni2k

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    Big fan of Seagull for the price. I have a limited 1963 Chronograph hand-wound on a NATO band. I say get a nice Seagull handwound! :slayer:
     


  8. greekgeek

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    Seiko SKP357.....thoughts? There is also a leather band version.

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  9. pktsqr

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    Got this Timex at Target around 4 years ago for about $85. The face is some sort of dark charcoal color, which seems to compliment everything/pick up ambient color quite handsomely. I work in a service industry job (gee, wonder why I checked out the Po' Folk Watch Thread?) & this thing has taken an absolute thrashing on a daily basis.

    I offer it as another example of a quality watch that can be had for cheap, while still looking great casually & (in a pinch) more dressed up. I get compliments on it all the time.

    Anyway, I really appreciate this thread as I'm in the market for a slightly dressier watch, but still on a budget. What a great sampling of options!
     


  10. lamergod

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    Thanks for the review. I ordered mine last Friday and could only be shipped today. So let's hope it arrives fast cos I've been waiting for close to a week now from the supposedly fast shipping. And I also got a free tracking number although I have no idea how to use it as the site is in Swedish and Google Translate does a horrible job. Making sentences that makes no sense.
     


  11. nabokov

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    I'd be interested in any more thoughts on that piece, too. I think someone requested a picture of the watch on wrist - any chance of seeing that? I've got fairly small wrists (6.5 inches) and I do wonder whether it'll suit.
     
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  12. highball

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    Navy blue nato w/ brushed hardware (courtesy of ebay) arrived today. I think it looks great on this little guy. Maybe i'll take some better pics when work stops sucking. [​IMG] justinsmnz, does yours have a brownish gray dial or black? mine seems more brownish gray in person but seems to show up as black in all photos.
    Anyone know if this guy is automatic or quartz?
     
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  13. jd2010

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    My babies... wow the flash makes them look like crap... silly phone pics
     
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  14. venessian

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    Sò più de eà che de qua.
    
    Quartz.
    Movement: Ronda slimtech 1064 quartz; battery type: 321.
     


  15. cioni2k

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    Excellent watches!! But wrong thread! :happy:
     


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