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

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^^^ The date window position is FUBAR! :thumbdown:
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downer wrote:^^^ The date window position is FUBAR! :thumbdown:
Too far inside?
Seems okay to me :shrug:

I think a no-date is the best solution.
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blowfish89 wrote:
downer wrote:^^^ The date window position is FUBAR! :thumbdown:
Too far inside?
Seems okay to me :shrug:

I think a no-date is the best solution.
Yeah. Too far from the outer edge. I admit it looks "less bad" on the Miramar version due to the red inner circle. On the regular version the date is floating in space.

And, yeah, no date is the way to go.
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downer wrote:
blowfish89 wrote:
downer wrote:^^^ The date window position is FUBAR! :thumbdown:
Too far inside?
Seems okay to me :shrug:

I think a no-date is the best solution.
Yeah. Too far from the outer edge. I admit it looks "less bad" on the Miramar version due to the red inner circle. On the regular version the date is floating in space.

And, yeah, no date is the way to go.

The new 40mm mark blah blah date placement looks even worse. I don't see the appeal of iwc these days at their prices.
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Another great looking Seiko IMO , the SARX031 . :thumbup:

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Dancematt wrote:
The new 40mm mark blah blah date placement looks even worse. I don't see the appeal of iwc these days at their prices.
I like the look of the new 36mm Mark XVIII pilot, particularly the grey one. And it's going for $3950, which for some WIS definition of "reasonable," seems okay to me.

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blowfish89 wrote:Image
41mm Top Gun Miramar Mark XVIII released at SIHH.
painted on markers? for a watch of this caliber is a fail! :thumbdown:
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Peteo wrote:
Dancematt wrote:
The new 40mm mark blah blah date placement looks even worse. I don't see the appeal of iwc these days at their prices.
I like the look of the new 36mm Mark XVIII pilot, particularly the grey one. And it's going for $3950, which for some WIS definition of "reasonable," seems okay to me.

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But what do you honestly get for that? You used to get more upmarket movements from IWC in the 90s. No silicon hairsprings or anything special? meh.
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Dancematt wrote:
But what do you honestly get for that? You used to get more upmarket movements from IWC in the 90s. No silicon hairsprings or anything special? meh.
Oh sure. I'm not claiming that it's an amazing value or anything. Just saying that I like it. And I think that for a brand that seemed obsessed with making their pilots as big as possible with more and more added bling and other nonsense on the dial, this is a welcome turn about in the other direction for a price that's not eye-popping.
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