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The Watch Appreciation Thread - Part two (Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Jaeger LeCoultre,

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by mimo, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. am55

    am55 Distinguished Member

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    Why not head independent (aside from Lange)? FP Journe, Philippe Dufour, Laurent Ferrier at that price point, or a couple of Mosers...
     

  2. Texasmade

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    If it has to be a chrono, then the FP Journe Centigraphe in gold also fits that price range since they usually go for like 25% off MSRP.
     

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    The 1815 Chrono is perfect and a classic. The equivalent Patek chrono, 5170, is much more expensive and doesn't have the flyback function. Besides what has been recommended for dress chronos, the Montblanc Pulsographe is an intriguing option with an excellent Minerva movement. Breguet also has the classique 5287.
     

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    Having much the same issue atm, would like a serious chrono and not sure whether to go vintage or contemporary. The 5170 sings to me - though large, but the vintage PP’s are extraordinary as are the VCs.
     

  6. Keith T

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    Another vote for Lange, assuming you prefer their "aesthetic" .... pretty hard to beat.
     

  7. XKxRome0ox

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    trying to start a new trend
    the double rolex shot

    my daytona + friend's GMT
     

  8. OscarO

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    Today’s watch, and my most prized watch due to it being given to me by my father
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  9. Article 26

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    All in blue, but not feeling blue!

    Also a special piece.
     

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    TWE top 10 list - I have 3, how many do you have? (& not a Rolex among them)
     

  11. Dino944

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    Great pair of watches... but also a great way to leave scratches on the side of the GMT's case! :eek2:

    I have 4 ( but only 1 of them is not a Rolex).

    Edit...although if having 3 different versions of the Daytona counts as additional entries...then I have 6. Also what is TWE?
     
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    A full half of my watches are on that list.

    The other one isn't.
     

  13. Keith T

    Keith T TWAT Master.

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    @ Article 26: love that vintage IWC...pure class. Love the strap as well.

    Is it a Cal. 89 movement?

    Also, I have no idea what the "rankings" are supposed to represent exactly (and of those watches listed, I own one, just for the record). But just looking at the 10 watches shown there, I'm not sure how the Tudor Pelagos would sneak in.

    Not to mention: why list two versions each of the Sub, the Speedy, and the Royal Oak? Bizarre. And I loves me some Rolex, but 4 in the top 5? Come on bruh.
     

  14. Keith T

    Keith T TWAT Master.

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    Forgot to add-- shoutout to OscarO on the BlancpaiN.

    That's a very fine heirloom, sir. Looks perfect on your wrist.
     

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    THB I had no idea what "TWE" was. Also, the list is made up entirely of sports watches. But we all love to make lists.

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