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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    Great backdrop.
     
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    What would you all suggest as a first watch? I'm deciding between the black two toned sub and the blue two toned sub. What do you all think?

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    yikes two tones
     
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    What is wrong with two tones? What would you suggest I get instead? I'm only considering a submariner. I like the two toned because I think a plain band with black face is boring and cheap looking but a full yellow gold submariner is too showy/gaudy. What do you suggest?

    Edit: I really like the pepsi faced sub, but my best friend has that and I don't want to buy the same one as he has.
     
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    Screams of nouveau riche. For a first watch, I'd get something more universal and less showy/tacky/brash.

    Do you limit your choices just Rolexes?
     
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    I've always wanted the sub. But I'm also thinking about a Panerai luminor but I'd really like the sub first.
     
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    There are tons of great watches out there. Spend some time on Timezone and/or the Purists. May cost you a bit, but your mind will expand.
     
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    I don't usually go for Rolex but this one is fantastic.
     
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    Sub is a beautiful choice. I prefer blue one. But you may try something not so flashy. Steel would be good.
     
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    I have a two tone GMT2 in gold and black, I have never regret that as my first real watch
    There is no such thing as flashy, depends how you carry it
     
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    I'm going to be the douchebag here and say that no 20 year old intern should be wearing a new Submariner much less a two tone one.
     
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    The watchuseek does not even concider Rolex as a high-end, only as an expensive luxiry, but if you like it - go for the two-tone, less loud.

    I personally still haven't growth to Rolex, can't get why it's so popular, but would probably buy Rolex sometimes, as a tool-watch, f.e. steel Ex-II or Daytona.
     
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    Nice FF, enjoy it!
     
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