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  • AngusM
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    Originally posted by Vicious49 View Post
    I doubt it. Patek is in a totally different class than most watches. I'm going to guess Longines or maybe a Rolex.
    I also doubt it. But now that we're all thinking about Pateks, whatever BenR did buy will probably seem frugal in comparison.

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  • renefjr
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    Originally posted by Vicious49 View Post
    Patek is in a totally different class than most watches.
    Agreed. When my wife and I got anniversary presents for each other, I opted for the Rolex Yachtmaster and she chose the Patek Twenty4. 20/20 hindsight, I should've went with a Patek. I will have a Patek one of these days, though.

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  • Vicious49
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    I doubt it. Patek is in a totally different class than most watches. I'm going to guess Longines or maybe a Rolex.

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  • AngusM
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    Originally posted by LesserBlackDog View Post
    I recently sold off a boatload of my watches (plus other things) and put the money into my biggest watch purchase yet. I'm almost too embarrassed to post it, though.
    *chants* Patek! Patek! Patek!

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  • pierrot
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    Originally posted by mdwsta4 View Post
    Good eye. Yes, the hands are indeed blue. There was a movie from 2007 with Ryan Gosling and Anthony Hopkins called Fracture. Ryan Gosling's character had this awesome white faced watch that I fell in love with. It was the IWC Portuguese. Sadly, there is no way I could drop $13k on a single watch so I looked for alternatives.
    For the people who still cant spend $650 on the alternative: http://www.gq.com/style/blogs/the-gq...nis-watch.html Youll have to try a different band of course

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  • davidw25
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    Originally posted by LesserBlackDog View Post
    My guess: L-R Omega PO; MkII Nassau; Laco ??? but the crown looks wrong; and Archimede. Bottom is a Rolex GMT Master II.

    I recently sold off a boatload of my watches (plus other things) and put the money into my biggest watch purchase yet. I'm almost too embarrassed to post it, though.
    Oh you can't tease like that.

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  • LesserBlackDog
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    Originally posted by mdwsta4 View Post
    I've slimmed down my collection substantially this past year. I also finally decided to move them from sitting on top of the dresser into a proper case. Picked this up at Brookstone for $200. Looks good and showcases my collection nicely. Only downside is it only holds 4 watches, but I wear one daily so it keeps the others wound

    Originally posted by davidw25 View Post
    Is that an MkII I spot there! I have the Kingston which I purchased to wear for my wedding, I wear it almost every day.
    Originally posted by Vicious49 View Post
    Only one I recognize is the Omega Planet Ocean on the left. The one next to it looks like a CW. He's already shed light one one of them so that leaves 2 that are a mystery.
    My guess: L-R Omega PO; MkII Nassau; Laco ??? but the crown looks wrong; and Archimede. Bottom is a Rolex GMT Master II.

    I recently sold off a boatload of my watches (plus other things) and put the money into my biggest watch purchase yet. I'm almost too embarrassed to post it, though.

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  • Johdus
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    Originally posted by mdwsta4 View Post

    Dont think her hands is goin for the watch.

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  • Jrbrownie00
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    So heres my extremely modest collection.
    Casio G-Shock
    Timex Weekender
    Old Eddie Bauer
    Esq is silver/gold
    MSTR is all gold ( won this one in an instagram contest)

    Really looking to expand though. Future purchases will be:

    Orient Blue Ray
    CW Malvern of some sort



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  • frost
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    New obsession:

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  • Vicious49
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    Only one I recognize is the Omega Planet Ocean on the left. The one next to it looks like a CW. He's already shed light one one of them so that leaves 2 that are a mystery.

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  • davidw25
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    Originally posted by mdwsta4 View Post
    I've slimmed down my collection substantially this past year. I also finally decided to move them from sitting on top of the dresser into a proper case. Picked this up at Brookstone for $200. Looks good and showcases my collection nicely. Only downside is it only holds 4 watches, but I wear one daily so it keeps the others wound

    Is that an MkII I spot there! I have the Kingston which I purchased to wear for my wedding, I wear it almost every day.

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  • fauxshow
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    My dad gave me his Rolex Datejust as a college graduation present last year, I rarely wear it because I'm not sure if I like the gold/silver look and don't really know what to wear it with. I would rather have a Speedy but of course selling it is out of the question.

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  • laxattackdog
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    I haven't posted here in a while but wanted to share my modest but recently expanded watch collection.



    Orient Blue Mako on Watchadoo, Seiko SNKK65 on International Watchman leather strap, Cream Timex Weekender (from recent Target BOGO sale), White Timex Easy Reader on eBay NATO, Timex T2P1339J (also from Target BOGO deal), Casio W800H-1AV (for working out).

    My go-to watches lately have been the Mako and the Weekender and I get a ton of use out of the Casio. The Easy Reader is also special to me because that was the first one of these that I bought.

    edit: And by "a while" apparently I mean ever. I've had this account for two years and never posted? Pretty bad.

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  • mdwsta4
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    Good eye. Yes, the hands are indeed blue. There was a movie from 2007 with Ryan Gosling and Anthony Hopkins called Fracture. Ryan Gosling's character had this awesome white faced watch that I fell in love with. It was the IWC Portuguese. Sadly, there is no way I could drop $13k on a single watch so I looked for alternatives. I came across a German company called Archimede and their Klassik model. Fit the bill almost perfectly and I actually prefer the cleaner face vs the chrono of the IWC. It is my go to dress watch and I get compliments on it whenever I wear it. The blue hands and blue leather strap are subtle, but stand out. At this point it's the oldest, and cheapest, watch in my collection!

    http://www.archimede-uhren.de/archim...-eta-2824.html



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