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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    contaygious Senior member

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    I think you are right. Lol my bad. Didn't realize the iwc was that much. I guess the rado is a lot less. What's the most I should pay for a rado chrono - 1200?
     
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    What do you think?
     
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    http://www.gemnation.com/watches/IWC...atic-1019.html Here it is from a grey market dealer for around $5k to get an idea of price*. It will be more from an authorized dealer but then you have some leeway to bargain with them. *Please note that I am not advocating buying from them.
     
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    If you are seriously asking yourself that question, I would suggest to put your credit card back into your wallet because there is a lot more reading you need to do. Completely different leagues
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    If you like the 60s in a pic you will LOVE it when you actually wear it.
    - I know, which variation though!

    Really? I see the rado for 600-800 and the iwc for 300. They aren't that far off really. It's not like they are 5k+ watches.
    - an IWC or OEM strap alone is $300

    For those prices, they sound fake.
    +1

    I think you are right. Lol my bad. Didn't realize the iwc was that much.
    - Apology accepted..
     
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    http://www.gemnation.com/watches/IWC...atic-1019.html

    Here it is from a grey market dealer. It will be more from an authorized dealer but then you have some leeway to bargain with them.


    - & that is if hey have one in stock..
     
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    contaygious Senior member

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    Wishful thinking I guess lol.
     
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    Wishful thinking I guess lol.

    You're not the first and you won't be the last...
     
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    My vintage Omega Seamaster Chronometre, ca. 1964. Inherited this in beat-up shape, and had it fully restored at Omega about a year ago. Love this watch to death; not fancy like most of the watches in here though. To me, it's so simple and charming.

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    That's gorgeous ...
     
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    c_del: no apologies! That's a very nice watch, and Omega is a great, highly respected brand.
     
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    That's gorgeous ...

    c_del: no apologies! That's a very nice watch, and Omega is a great, highly respected brand.
    Thanks! The quality of some of these older watches is truly amazing; the watch is built like a tank. Before I got it, it was neglected; never oiled, never adjusted. It kept perfect time even despite this. It does have a COSC certified chronometre movement, but I wonder if it still is up to current COSC spec? I'm assuming they raise they standards over the years. Anyone know?
     
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    Sorry about the crappy photos, my camera is on the mends. I paid $2,400 for it, is that a fair price?
     
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    Is that a 3741 quartz? $2,400 is probably a bit rich unless it's NOS (doesn't look like it though)

    Nice watch - congrats!

    (caveat: haven't seen many of those for sale recently so the above may be a dated view on market price)
     
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    Mmmm, T-dials...

    ...nice one! And the mecaquartz (?) is a very interesting piece of engineering.

    /M, today with two tritium-dialled divers
     
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    Just wanted to share a couple of "tool watches", a new tool and a couple of great reads.

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    Cheers
    Gaz
     
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