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. wurger

    wurger Senior member

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    Longines Flagship Heritage, I really like the classic sub dial for second hand and its colours!

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    I am looking at buying a Titanium Skagen 585XLTMXB. Haven't really heard of the brand before and the price some fairly cheap, just wondering if anyone can comment on the quality of the brand overall. Cheers.
     


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    Definitely agree, on the less outlandish and complicated models. Dino speak truth. This one I drool over (I said I would find something uplifting for this page...):


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    And the obligatory rear shot of course:

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    My "just right" is probably a no date Oyster, with the non-fluted bezel, on an Oyster bracelet, maybe with the silver dial. And yeah, the stick markers. But I get yours too - very attractive. What draws me to Rolex is always the simplest things - the stainless steel Daytona, the plain black Submariner etc. Although some of the fancier models are appealing, I think their "standards" are so iconic, that sometimes less is more. One day I will have one.
     
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  5. in stitches

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    nice rolex up there, and the longines too.

    i love journes designs.

    also, we bought a rolex turnograph yesterday!
     


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    Welcome. Very nice Daytona, there are a few Daytona owners here at the forum. Definitely an iconic watch.
    That's a piece I really like. I've also seen one other piece that I think had a moon phase or power reserve that was very handsome (its been a while and I don't follow there watches closely). I do think their simpler pieces are really good looking, now if only they could focus some effort on reliability.
     


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    No argument from me. I have a pretty strong black/silver fetish so am drawn to clean combinations of the two. And I like the white gold bezel on the 16014 for a touch of visual interest when you're keeping everything else deliberately understated. Often thought a blue stick dial DJ on a brown leather strap would make a great jeans watch.

    (Wanders off to check Chrono24.)
     


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    Cheers, DJ and SUB are my favorite watches, they take up around 70% of my wrist time. :satisfied:
     


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    wurger, I like that off-white/cream looking dial on your Longines....amps up the overall vintage looks. Wondering if you've ever tried it on a lighter colored strap? I think that would be extra sweet on a honey croc.

    mMontebello, nice Daytona. Great all-around watch.
     


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    I really like that color as well, but the date is a shame. Nonetheless, a very handsome watch!

    Also, great DJ, I really like the black gator strap that you have on it!
     


  12. Keith T

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    This looked pr0n-worthy to me (from Hodinkee) the Piaget Only Watch for 2013 (showing the backside for mimo LOL):

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  13. in stitches

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    that truly is delectable.

    DAT PLATINUM! :drool:
     
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    Honestly, that is the only watch that would district me from Patek and AL&S in that price range, other than some indies.

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    In my opinion, one of the most gorgeous watches I have ever seen. It would be a completely emotional purchase, but damn, that watch is just gorgeous.


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    I love the sight of the balance wheel sneaking out from the back.
     
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    I have been looking at other manufacturers for some time; AP has some classic pieces, and the 15202ST would really be a great companion piece to my PP 5711/1A. However, since I'm also a fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger, the AP ROO T3 just really sings to me for a variety of reasons:

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    I mean, the case back is something of a robust variety that even a skeptic like mimo would appreciate. BOOM!

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    I am just kidding.

    But I actually know a couple of people who own this piece, and they seem very happy with it. I don't know the gentleman below personally, but I believe he owns at least one AP ROO T3.

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