Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, May 20, 2007.
lange all day. no specific reasons...just aesthetically speaking i fucking love that watch.
^ I'd go with the Lange over the VC Patrimony. I own 2 VCs, and they are great watches. However, I find the Patrimony a bit dull looking for a VC, and the Lange's workmanship seems to be a step above most VCs.
As for Parmigiani, I've never really looked at one up close or tried one on. They seem to be nice watches, but I don't have any personal experience with one.
But in the end, its important to try each watch on and see which one really makes you smile. None are bad watches, and at a certain level of quality much of the decision is personal taste.
Sold. So now I have my sports and my dress watches selected. Thanks.
. . . and Dino, if I got an Air King, it would be the new one. I would need a specific reason to look at a vintage Rolex and the case size is one of them for the Explorer.
Why choose between an AK and a 39mm ExI? Why not a 36mm ExI?
one more vote for the lange.
i look forward to seeing your watch purchases here, hopefully soon.
That was the point of my question. I like the design of the explorer dial, generally, but prefer a smaller size. That is why I was considering an Air King, which is smaller but has a similar dial. And also why I asked about finding a 36mm Explorer
Have I mentioned that I don't need another watch? I think I have.
I think I would take the Patrimony over the Lange. But I feel like I am the exception here...
For me, it would be between the Lange and the Patrimony. I would like to try them both on though.
i dont "need" 99% of the shit in my house. but its still there
looking forward to seeing what you pull the trigger on.
you have. here, and in person. but you also just said,
"Sold. So now I have my sports and my dress watches selected."
One more vote for the Patrimony, according to the choices presented. Parmigiani Tonda 1950 looks like a JLC Master Control.
IMHO, the minimalism is executed better by VC, but as others recommend try it on, and I'd make sure to take dinos advice to heart re: finishing
UPDATE: I prefer the caseback on the ALS (and the fact that it is a manual wind), but still prefer the dial on the VC...so...
its a tough call
back is no contest. srs.
i think these are the correct models.
Im confused--wheres the rotor
were talking about the patrimony tradionelle self winding right?
EDIT: There's also the VC Historiques Ultra fine 1955 that deserves a peek
see above edit. i am not positive i have the correct backs. but i think the top is the lange saxonia thin, and the bottom is the vc patrimony.
quick research, there are saxonias with rotors and handwinds, the thin, which was listed as the option above, is handwind.
as to the vc, this is it isnt it? im not a VC expert.
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