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I'm digging the color on that Big Pilot. And bonus points for no date ;-)

Never have really liked the rivet strap look myself, but it obviously makes a lot of sense with that watch.
Thanks, man. I actually want a rivet-less brown strap for this. Think blue and brown looks killer.
 

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Have there been any historical precedents of consumers forced to buy shit they don't want in order to be rewarded with an opportunity to spend even more money on some other shit? I am afraid this is unique situation of consumptia hysterica.
I think most people look at it wrong. Buy what you like and if you really only want this one daytona, nautilus etc than you gotta pay market price.

I don't think people just buy random ferraris or a shit ton of hermes towels but maybe I am wrong. The good thing about watches is you can at least buy and build purchase history, wear them and then sell. doesn't work with most hermes goods and maybe only with a few Ferraris or similar luxury goods
 

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Tank LC on leather is $13K retail. With the rose gold bracelet it's $28K. Is it weird to have the bracelet cost more than the watch itself? Sort of feel it becomes more of a piece of jewelry that just happens to tell the time. Maybe that's not a bad thing from a woman's point of view?
 

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Tank LC on leather is $13K retail. With the rose gold bracelet it's $28K. Is it weird to have the bracelet cost more than the watch itself? Sort of feel it becomes more of a piece of jewelry that just happens to tell the time. Maybe that's not a bad thing from a woman's point of view?
Think of it this way…..there’s way more gold content in the bracelet compared to the watch case itself, hence the cost of the bracelet being higher. And the price of gold is high to boot.
 

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Tank LC on leather is $13K retail. With the rose gold bracelet it's $28K. Is it weird to have the bracelet cost more than the watch itself? Sort of feel it becomes more of a piece of jewelry that just happens to tell the time. Maybe that's not a bad thing from a woman's point of view?
I went to a Cartier AD today and they had like 10 watches to show in total so not much stock. I asked if they could get a Tank LC and they said yes they can. Unfortunately the Tank Cintree is boutique only now. They also had a massive Rolex display case with like 4 watches in it.
 

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I guess I'm going by the fact that I've never seen anyone wearing a Tudor in real life, nor have I ever met anyone who's heard of them except for enthusiasts. I certainly don't think they have the general mainstream appeal that matches Omega, Panerai, IWC, or even Tag, frankly. I accept that I may be wrong though and that times are changing.

Also, I wonder how many places choose to carry Tudor vs. being gently asked to carry Tudor by their Rolex overlords.
But Becks and Gaga!!!
 

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Tank LC on leather is $13K retail. With the rose gold bracelet it's $28K. Is it weird to have the bracelet cost more than the watch itself? Sort of feel it becomes more of a piece of jewelry that just happens to tell the time. Maybe that's not a bad thing from a woman's point of view?
Are you trying to use us as a focus group for arguments to get out of buying your wife that Tank?
 

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Objection. Calls for speculation.
 

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Tank LC on leather is $13K retail. With the rose gold bracelet it's $28K. Is it weird to have the bracelet cost more than the watch itself? Sort of feel it becomes more of a piece of jewelry that just happens to tell the time. Maybe that's not a bad thing from a woman's point of view?
Is it you or your wife that wants the 'WATCH' as a present? Would she care if it was a piece of jewelry instead? You can buy truly stunning vintage jewelry for 13K to 28K that would be unique and much more memorable gift compared to mass produced merchandise.
 

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Anyone use G shock?
Am I thinking about buying one, just to use it on the summer beach and in nature, or should I opt for a more elegant diver watch?
As they are all so big I was thinking about buying a smaller and square DW-5600
 

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Anyone use G shock?
Am I thinking about buying one, just to use it on the summer beach and in nature, or should I opt for a more elegant diver watch?
As they are all so big I was thinking about buying a smaller and square DW-5600
I think the Casioak models are generally the smallest wearing ones at this point if that is a main concern.
 

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Can someone help me understand why this VC Overseas 49140 doesn't get more love? The pre-owned prices on these are very reasonable
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