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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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    Another classic Gerald Genta design:

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    (Not my pic)


    And this one.

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    And this one.

    I believe Genta was only 23 when he designed that.
     


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    Forgot to post this one on Friday

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    JLC above is beautiful.. what is the diameter please? and singular.. is that a daytona cosmograph? please post more pics! (also, what is the strap?) should be getting my 5513 this week...[​IMG]
     


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    I like to mix it up over the course of the week. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    Have you shown this one before? Possibly someone else did, too, I seem to recall seeing it here. Either way, lovely watch, then and now.
     


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    God that Patek is gorgeous. If only it didn't have all those damn diamonds on it.
     


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    Have you shown this one before?

    Yes I did [​IMG]
     


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    I believe Genta was only 23 when he designed that.

    Following this exploit, Universal Genève introduced a watch with the name "Polarouter" in fall 1954. It was created and designed by one of the most admired watchmakers of the 20th century, Gerald Genta. He later created the "Royal Oak" for Audemars Piguet and the "Nautilus" for Patek Philippe.

    Source: Polerouter.de
     


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    JLC above is beautiful.. what is the diameter please?

    and singular.. is that a daytona cosmograph? please post more pics! (also, what is the strap?)

    should be getting my 5513 this week...[​IMG]


    I am pretty sure that the JLC is a P478, and it is approx 32-33mm. Nope, it's not an old Daytona - it's the Heuer equivalent, an Autavia. See pic below!

    I like to mix it up over the course of the week.

    Nice!

    Today;

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    /M
     


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    I am pretty sure that the JLC is a P478, and it is approx 32-33mm.
    /M


    33mm that it is...and yes it is a P478
     


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    Hamilton has many more expensive watches, but there are cheaper ones as well. All of these retail above $500, but can be found well below that even from AD channels as mentioned. They have all of the qualities you mention (sapphire crystal, swiss ETA movement), and IMO, look great as well. No knock against CW, as I haven't ever handled one and they look fine, but they are not unique.

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    sorry to quote something so old...but name, model number and link for the hamilton, please? also, any additional pictures of this watch? maybe a straight shot of the dial?

    -waystinthyme
     


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