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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. Kaplan

    Kaplan Distinguished Member

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    I'll not be the one doing the buying, I'm just 'consulting' for two different ladies (hence the big spread in budget), and since I haven't really researched ladies watches all that much, I'm looking for recommendations here as I'm sure there must be stuff out there (at both price points) that I'm not aware of.

    Since most of what I've found (especially at the lower end) is disappointing aesthetically, I'm hoping for some better looking suggestions. At the higher end it's easier to find something desirable, but apart from the stuff already mentioned (Rolex, Patek, Tank and Reverso) it would still be interesting to hear about specific alternatives that someone here likes, that I might have missed.

    Thanks for your thoughts in the other thread :)
     


  2. tifosi

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    Have you checked out Longines? They make some nice ladies models.
     


  3. Newcomer

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    Haven't been around the watch scene in a little while, but still stay up to date. Been reading about the state of the industry, and it appears - thankfully - that we may have hit "peak watch," and we are regressing in terms of pricing.

    I am finally starting to feel the itch again. Haven't bought a watch since the MUT Moon in... 2013?

    Hope all is well around here, may have to start posting in these parts again.
     


  4. mimo

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    Hey Nuke! Seems like yesterday, your MUT Moon deliberations. Hope you're well.
     


  5. Kaplan

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    I saw some ok'ish models from Tissot today and I'll be checking out Longines as well. If anyone have particular models they like, please share - all inspiration is welcome.
     
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  6. Renault78law

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    For the record, I still think the Rolex is the clear winner, but for discussion purposes, I'll mention baume et mercier, chanel, and bulgari.
     
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    Bummed I missed this today on Hodinkee's shop.


    [​IMG]
     


  8. TheWraith

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    Good morning, fellows. Before anything else, I need a good cup of coffee with my good mate Omega:

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  9. tim_horton

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    Langematik Big Date, black dial, rose gold case.

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    I think something is wrong with your coffee...
     
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    looks like a flat white to me.
     


  13. Belligero

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    Don't get too bummed out: good things come to those who wait, and most of the thrill is in the hunt, anyway. (And I'm certain you can do better than Hodinkee's pricing, too.)


    Just snagged something I've been considering for a few years when the right combination of condition and cost finally showed up, but it took quite a while for that to happen. No regrets about the wait, though.

    :)
     
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  14. mimo

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    Is this the same Belligero who was thinking about a watch cull a few weeks ago? [​IMG]
     
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  15. Belligero

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    Indeed, the very same. But there's always room for something nice. Also, I'm planning on doing one in, two out with this. ;)
     
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