The Watch Appreciation Thread (Reviews and Photos of Men's Timepieces by Rolex, Patek Philippe, Brei

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by gdl203, May 20, 2007.

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  1. Newcomer

    Newcomer Senior member

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    I know, it is funny how we have gravitated to such similar watches. I think I am going with the JLC, a lot because of how thin it is. Sometimes it is great to have such a low profile watch. Plus, between the JLC and the Speedy Pro, you are pretty much set for any occasion! It is odd that we have such a similar collection, but I guess we have both been influenced by similar sources perhaps? Hopefully it will be here in a week or so, so I will be sure to update everyone!

    Also, I am thinking about about going for the Stowa Marine Original. Feel like I need something in between the Speedy Pro and the JLC, in terms of dressiness, and they make one hell of a pretty deck watch.
     
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    Truth be told, I fell in love with the MUT Moon when I first laid eyes on it over at puristspro. I believe they were the first pix released from SIHH that year (2011). I had to wait the whole year before my AD got it in November. What a screw that was.
     
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    What do you guys think about the PP Tophat?

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    I don't have any and that maybe I should.
     
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    I dug up the original inspiration for my purchase. Its funny as much as you look at watches, whether in-store, online or whatever, sometimes you just KNOW. I can still remember the moment I first saw it.

    I wasn't brave enough to order it over the phone though. i had to see it on my wrist first.

    http://jlc.watchprosite.com/show-forumpost/fi-2/pi-4427173/ti-689688/s-0/

    The rest is history

    Minor quibble: I wish it was a manual wind to make the watch that much thinner.

    Sidenote: scrolling through those archives, I am such a JLC brandwhore.
     
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    That is the post that sold me as well. I feel like since I have worn a 40mm (which I find a bit big), on the wrist the 39mm will be a fairly small difference. Both the MC and the MUT Moon have a similar aesthetic. Ever since I saw the watch, I have always wanted it in my collection. The RDM always sung to me as well, but there is something wonderful about a Moonphase.

    I also wish that it was manual wind. The Speedy Pro has really convinced me that manual wind is the way to go.
     
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    For 50 and over[​IMG] Sorry I'm not really laughing at you, but the watch is just too out of date!
     
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    That's exactly why it is fantastic. :slayer:
     
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    Ahh, gotcha, made you just uncover your age[​IMG]
     
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    What the hell are you talking about?
     
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    But seriously! I can see I am amongst older gents! You guys like going backwards, pretty fast, too, while I like to go forward! So, as not to become an irritant, I'll post when there are watches I know more about[​IMG]
     
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    Just poking fun @ the last Patek! Do'nt you dare try to ruin the fun[​IMG]
     
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    That Patek is lovely, for sure, but yeah, way too old for me, too.
     
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    Hi Guys I need some advice, I want to buy one of these 2 watches, and would like to know which you would choose above the other and why.


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