The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

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Sabbath wrote:Second watch on this page for me; this one is realistic and would be ideal for me as an every day watch
Ball have done a terrific job with the dial on that one – in reality you'll really like it more than how the image portrays it.
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blowfish89 wrote:Blueee
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Can't get on with the number font on the dial, especially when viewed in conjunction with the big date font – they'd have been better off leaving the date out of the design, imo.
Now the Seventies...there's a watch I really could get excited about.
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Serlo wrote:The Glashütte Original watches are beautiful. The only thing I don't like about them is their price tag...
True. I want to find out if they are worth it.
Oh they definitely are, especially if purchased pre-owned.
Won't retain value like a Rolex, and will cost more to service, but by God that pales into insignificance when you see what you get for the money.
The only downside is being Richemont Group owned, so no chance of being serviced other than by GO or Wempe, who charge more than GO themselves do.
And at least unlike Chopard, you won't be asked to part with £2.3K for a SS bracelet!
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PJS wrote:
andyg wrote:It seems churlish to mention this, but the reason i choose the moonphase over this one is the white date window! :grumble:

I'm pretty certain that PP have the means to colour match the date wheel to the dial. #-o
Means yes, but the designer has chosen to opt for a contrasting colour, so that it is more obvious/easier to read at a glance.
I see this mentioned all the time, and my response is the same – you have to accept the designer(s) don't feel the need to colour co-ordinate the date wheel at every given opportunity.
Some will want to blend the date wheel in, so choose a black one or colour match it with the dial – but at certain price points, it definitely becomes more of a cost based decision.
but at this price point, it just looks like penny pinching. :thumbdown:
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Does anyone want to start up a collection on my behalf for one of these?

EDIT: I just realized that I posted about this one in this thread already. :oops: Oh well, I'm still daydreaming!
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^^ It is a pretty nice watch though, isn't it...

I had a flashback to my Sinn 358... similar, but the IWC is far, far nicer.
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IWC's are just so beautiful! And even more so in the flesh. Damn price of them though :?
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Peteo wrote:Image

Does anyone want to start up a collection on my behalf for one of these?

EDIT: I just realized that I posted about this one in this thread already. :oops: Oh well, I'm still daydreaming!
what size is that Bad Boy? :cuinlove:
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I could post something different in this thread every day.

Today: no-date sub (picture please, Scooter!)
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Re: The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

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andyg wrote:
what size is that Bad Boy? :cuinlove:
42mm. 12.5mm tall.

And the most important size: $13,000.

And here's some more watch porn (this version is $24,200): :)

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Peteo wrote:
andyg wrote:
what size is that Bad Boy? :cuinlove:
42mm. 12.5mm tall.

And the most important size: $13,000.
Futhamucka! :o
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I may be in the minority but I think I prefer the looks of the older classic IWC Portuguese to the new one.

Anyway, discovered that there's a new Junghans Max Bill Chronoscope released -
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blowfish89 wrote:I may be in the minority but I think I prefer the looks of the older classic IWC Portuguese to the new one.
I think they both have their awesomeness. I like the layout and dial design of both quite well. I prefer the overall size of the older model (I think anyway since I haven't seen the new one in the steel yet), but the case shape has always been a little bit of a turn off for me.
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After reading downers thread, I'm dreaming of one of these. Silly name but I love the colour with the green highlights...

Omega Aquaterra Golf

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I have a couple of itches still to scratch - 1) A gray dial watch, 2) A watch with tritium lume

Here is a Deep Blue T100 for today's dreamin' -
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And here's a Ball Fireman Racer Classic (I wish the date window was at 6 or no-date)
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