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. in stitches

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    thanks! most of the watches we have now are out for polish/service. i know a breitling and panny should be back soon and a TT DJ, not sure what else. will post here though when they are ready.

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    Keith,

    I have no idea of the model. I bought because I liked its simplicity and the nice layout as you observed. Also, it does not seem they are all that rare in Brazil. I may buy other models if I find it.
    I am not knowleadgeble about watches, but now I am curious to find out more about it. Thanks, sir.


     
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    I can't recall if I've posted this one before: If you want a sub-$5k world time watch with an in-house movement, hard to beat this Frederique Constant. FC's insistence on maintaining their quartz line hurts the brand perception, but if you don't give a shit about such things it's a solid offering.

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    Next, in the spirit of the gmt discussion, here's a GMT Roadster.

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    A bit louche, but it's a nice sports watch / travel watch alternative for me.
     
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    I saw a similar Cartier in person. I love the romans and dial color, I just don't like many of the case shapes Cartier has to offer. I mean sometimes I see them on other people and think they look great but I personally wouldn't buy any I have seen.

    Now that FC, that is hot and for sub-$5K that is a great choice.
     
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    big A - i am a fran of both of those.
     
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    I saw one in person and the blue seemed slightly darker than it looks in that pic. That said, I still hate that model - never understood the appeal of a 50/50 bezel, especially on a 24 hour clock. I don't mind it if the bi-color ring is small, but when it's that big it seems excessive.
     
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    this one was gone as soon as it arrived. click for bigger.

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    They seem to be pretty popular, at least I know I really like mine.


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    if only that one i posted landed on my wrist. another time maybe.
     
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    Sweet LV Here's something a little less common around there parts [​IMG]
     
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    This prompted me to check their website, where I found this beauty Omega...

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    Classic watch. The green gives it a nice pop of colour. I like that alot.
     
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    :nodding:

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    love that IWC
     
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    That's a (badly done) dial refinish. Wrong fonts, uneven printing - look at the uneven minute markers.

    If its declared as refinished and priced accordingly, then I have no problem with it OK. The problem is that many sellers surreptitiously refinish or franken a watch without declaring it, and then charge primo prices.

    Vintage Omegs are a minefield if you don't know what you should be looking for!!
     
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    Interesting piece here, announced recently via TZ.

    Patek split seconds chronograph. One of a kind. In TITANIUM. With a distinctly sporty (sportier) look than I've ever seen in the more traditional 5004s (even the limited 5004A's in steel with baton markers didn't look like this).


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    This limited (to ONE) piece will probably fetch a price that's a multiple of current secondary market prices for the 5004, even if 5004s trade anywhere from the mid-$200s to the low-$300s.

    Pricing and stuff aside, what do you guys think of this piece?

    http://forums.timezone.com/index.php?t=tree&goto=6511572&rid=0#msg_6511572
     
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