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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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  1. TheWraith

    TheWraith Senior member

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    That is beautiful, Kapp. Thank goodness you're back.
     


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    Bought a new strap for my vintage omega yesterday [​IMG]

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    Nice!
     


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    Thank you, my neighbor [​IMG]



    Is it not too big for you? But still nice watch.


    It's partly due to the angle of the pic. Doesnt stand out in real life. Certainly on the larger side for my wrist but lately I'm preferring a larger watch face. Actually fits quite nice, very happy [​IMG]
     


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    It's partly due to the angle of the pic. Doesnt stand out in real life. Certainly on the larger side for my wrist but lately I'm preferring a larger watch face. Actually fits quite nice, very happy [​IMG]

    Congrats on the Stowa. Wear it in good health man.
     


  5. Kappelan

    Kappelan Senior member

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    Wear it in good health man.
    +1

    TheWraith, thanks [​IMG]

    And blue for me today.

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  6. TheWraith

    TheWraith Senior member

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    ^ That's gorgeous. Such a delight.
     


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    [​IMG]

    After 4 agonizing months it finally arrived! Swapped on a custom-ordered short length Sirtoli alligator band for my small wrists. I love this watch!


    I have the same watch. The face cracked after about 2 years of use under semi-normal conditions (took a flight, went skiing, hotel for a shower and out to dinner in freezing weather). Stowa makes a nice watch but I was disappointed that they charged me to replace the face under this set of circumstances...

    Tell's perfect time, though! [​IMG]
     


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    The face cracked after about 2 years of use.

    Dial or crystal??
     


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    Hi Guys,

    Thinking about picking up a fun watch at some point of which I'm pretty clueless. Trying to limit it to around $1500 so nothing super crazy. I definitely prefer things in the more classic realm with not too many tricks and gadgets. Definitely gold and a dark brown band.

    Below are a few examples of Pateks and Omegas that I particularly like. Any suggestions on makers I should be looking at which have similar style items? I've scanned through this thread and have seen a few things, but curious what suggestions people may have.

    Also, are there any reliable dealers for vintage watches in NYC that have good warranties and stand behind their products?

    Any information is appreciated. Thanks!


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    David,

    Here some of ideas for you

    http://www.authenticwatches.com/raym...stc-00659.html
    http://www.authenticwatches.com/8592.html
    http://www.authenticwatches.com/long...l16454754.html
    http://www.authenticwatches.com/long...l26484783.html
    http://www.authenticwatches.com/long...l26284783.html

    Also you can try to find some good deals on Timezone forum


    Thanks! Amazing how most watches out there are all silver/platinum color. The quest for gold begins!
     


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    I'm pretty clueless. Trying to limit it to around $1500 so nothing super crazy. I definitely prefer things in the more classic realm with not too many tricks and gadgets. Definitely gold and a dark brown band.
    Check out the Hamilton 'Jazzmaster' lineup too. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    The quest for gold begins!

    Sorry I didn't catch it [​IMG]
    In this case you should looking for vintage or used watch.
     


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