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. TheTukker

    TheTukker Senior member

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    beautiful watch, breitling did make some really nice pieces back in the day

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    The watch itself is beautiful but the band lets it down in my opinion. Its not thin enough and would probably look better in a crock skin or shinny lizard like the old Cartiers did in the 70's etc


    I agree - clipping the end of the strap to make it fit is not ideal and there are plenty of options of cheap straps so this watch deserves a strap of the proper size.
     
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    Yes guys you absolutely right. Thanks for your advice about band. I wear this watch pretty rare and didn't care about band.
     
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    [​IMG] Either we must flip popular watches quickly for a profit or hold on to them for a loooong time. With a nice one like that GP, I would just keep waiting.

    I'm afraid it will happen never with this kind of watch [​IMG]
     
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    My wife just bought her first mechanical watch, an Hermes Cape Cod automatic. She is really thrilled with it.

    On a single-wrap natural barenia leather Hermes strap:

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    On a double-wrap white leather Hermes strap:

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    Cool watch. I like the double-wrap concept for ladies watches
     
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    I like the double-wrap concept for ladies watches

    Yeah, that was what sold her on the watch design (the single-wrap strap that came with it was just a bonus really). Apparently Margiela came up with the double-wrap idea while creative director at Hermes.
     
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    Yes guys you absolutely right. Thanks for your advice about band. I wear this watch pretty rare and didn't care about band.

    Nice watch, but as others have stated, the band detracts from it. A croc in the proper size would look great.
     
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    My wife just bought her first mechanical watch, an Hermes Cape Cod automatic. She is really thrilled with it.

    On a single-wrap natural barenia leather Hermes strap:

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    On a double-wrap white leather Hermes strap:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Could I just venture slightly off the specific issue and suggest with the utmost respect that she never wears that green nail polish again...ever. She has nice hands and the natural nail polish makes the whole look more classy and frankly beautiful.[​IMG]
     
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    My new addition [​IMG]

    First Panerai - went for a Radiomir Base PAM 210:

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  11. Kappelan

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    Nice watch, but as others have stated, the band detracts from it. A croc in the proper size would look great.

    Thanks.


    Today The Longines for me [​IMG]

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    Transitional Speedmaster 861, recently rrestored with a new case and bezel. The "Mark II" writing is a long story......[​IMG]

    Goes to show that not all iPhone images are bad!
     
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    love that. must try my speedie on a nato.
     
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