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. no frills

    no frills Senior member

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    I agree with you. I have 7 watches right now and when I acquired the last one I traded one out (which was never worn much).

    Again, no judgments per se - we're all free to do what we want with our money. But, as stitchy noted above, with unlimited funds it's hard to say how behavior and predilections will change.
     


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    In the Audi showroom
     
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    I just got an S7 at the beginning of the year - both the S6 and S7's are awesome cars.

    Pull

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    mimo Pernicious Enabler

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    Well, he did keep his promise to "go back to Patek" and buy FORTY of them. And considering what Frilly did in three months, three years might yet offer all sorts of vicarious insanity! I'm hoping he discovers Langes too. [​IMG]


    As for you, Cousin Stitchy, I agree with you about the addictive personality and not knowing how much the horizon might shift were you suddenly endowed with great fortune. I'd like to think I would try to resist going crazy on watches. Although I know I'd have a shit load of shoes (and my own company...still working on that!) But your assertion that you wouldn't buy variations on the same watch? Hmm...really? You wouldn't have more than one Panerai? Yes, they've all got different features and attributes, but basically there are only two. More than one Reverso? I suspect so. I suspect you might end up collecting the same one just for different serial numbers. [​IMG]
     


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    That's four reallys y'all.

    Four.
     




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    edmorel Quality Seller!! Dubiously Honored

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    yeah, I remember when Bill started MKII, he was first just really doing mods. Their stuff us military/vintage inspired, solidly made.
     


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    I think the cost of servicing that many über-complicated watches (I lost track of how many of those were perpetual calendars, minute repeaters and tourbillons, more often than not simultaneously) would eat into the investment very quickly and turn it into a bit of a white elephant. They need maintenance even if they're only worn once or twice a year. You'd essentially need a live-in watchmaker from each company.
     


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    Did you see that link that Newcomer posted? Unless that guy has some angel benefactor, I probably should have used six "really's." And if he does have an angel benefactor, said six "really's" should apply to said backer.
     


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    i love the S7. pic of your car? +1 on pulling the trigger
    i still think its different. having a 112 with a black dial and a coffee dial is very different than say having a 112 and another different model similar to the 112, like the 372. same for reverso. just my opinion.
    interesting point. a good one. a good reason why future generations might sell them off if they are not watch lovers and avid collectors.
     


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    Sort of scary now that I look back at it. Thinned that heard a bit in the last few years. Down to maybe half of those now.
     


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    Lets see
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    Sort of scary now that I look back at it. Thinned that heard a bit in the last few years. Down to maybe half of those now.
     
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    give me good pics of your collection or die. :)
     


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    I've got to get some better pics - winter here has been pretty tough.[​IMG]
     


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    fantastic. enjoy it. :slayer:

    speaking of pics, we bought this earlier this week. im not a huge fran of this combo, too much gold for me. i think it needs another color to contrast the gold and set it off.

    but i know dereks loves it!

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