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. bengal-stripe

    bengal-stripe Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Only for the man confident in his sexuality....
    ......but not necessarily confident in his taste.
     


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    I don't think it's so bad, though it's not my taste (I'm not a bling guy). There's certainly much worse, like the Buddy Holly special a couple of posts up. *Shudders*
     


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    more old school [​IMG]
     


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    I don't know too much about watches, but that one's a beaut. Is it vintage?
     


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    I don't know too much about watches, but that one's a beaut. Is it vintage?

    Yes, I think it's from the '30s or '40s (?)
     


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    Yes, I think it's from the '30s or '40s (?)

    More likely teens or twenties. Maybe thirties, definitely not forties. It also looks like an officer's watch.
     


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    Man I love that watch zj, how is the upkeep?
     


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    more old school

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    Looks like some of the older Rolex Oysters...
     


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    You all have wonderful watches and I conclude from this thread that we have a lot of real watch lovers here. Maybe one of them is a lawyer with some free time....
    Patek with quite some complications for 229$?
    http://vativene.com/rp/index.php?mid...hdjKfj4jsMgjue

    They openly state that all of those are replicas, maybe it's a bad joke, but I can't stand that fake shit.
    Consider that it is so obvious that everyone who orders there somehow intentionally damages the makers reputation.
     


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    I don't think anyone's posted one of these yet. My favorite watch: IWC Portuguese Automatic w/ 7 day power reserve, stainless steel, 42mm diameter.
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    I don't think anyone's posted one of these yet. My favorite watch: IWC Portuguese Automatic w/ 7 day power reserve, stainless steel, 42mm diameter.

    How the heck do you wear that on your small wrist? I try to stay under 40mm at all costs
     


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    How the heck do you wear that on your small wrist? I try to stay under 40mm at all costs

    You think that's big--its stablemate is a Big Pilot.

    The Portuguese actually wears smaller than its diameter would suggest. The thin bezel and an open dial help a lot.
     


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    I don't think anyone's posted one of these yet. My favorite watch: IWC Portuguese Automatic w/ 7 day power reserve, stainless steel, 42mm diameter.
    [​IMG]


    What made you opt for the black dial?

    Great watch, btw. The 5001 in silver will be my next.
     


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    What made you opt for the black dial?

    Great watch, btw. The 5001 in silver will be my next.


    Why the black dial? I don't like the blue numerals on the silver dial and I've always associated IWC with black dials. To me, the red accent of the power reserve indicator is perfect on the black background. Like a Leica rangefinder.
     


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