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

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

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Still hankering after a high-end or unusual quartz, so still these:

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or

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(thanks Dancematt)

or

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Yes, I know I just sold essentially the same watch, but it was automatic and I really want quartz :shock:
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gwells wrote:i don't mind the concept of a PR, i just don't necessarily like them to be the most prominent feature on the dial beyond the hands.

personally, i'd love a PR on the caseback or visible behind the exhibition back.
This is part of the reason why I like the Nomos Metro. I think their subtle take on a PR is more of what I'd like to see even if it's placement on the dial is a little strange. Score one for the boys at Nomos!
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oddly, that's pretty much the only thing i like about the metro (although i wouldn't even mind if the PR was less obnoxiously red). but a circle that fills/empties, to me, is a great way to do the PR.
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blowfish89 wrote:
downer, have you thought about getting a Grand Seiko ?
Many times... :)

There are very few dealers in UK, and they are too expensive to buy without trying. I have handled one a few years ago, and it was excellent - although that particular model was a bit on the large side.

One day, I will put more effort into finding some to have a proper look.
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that's the kind of thing that watch G2Gs were made for.
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It'sAliveJim wrote: Image

Yes, I know I just sold essentially the same watch, but it was automatic and I really want quartz :shock:
Such a cool design. I'd give the nod to this though:

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downer wrote:
blowfish89 wrote:
downer, have you thought about getting a Grand Seiko ?
Many times... :)

There are very few dealers in UK, and they are too expensive to buy without trying. I have handled one a few years ago, and it was excellent - although that particular model was a bit on the large side.

One day, I will put more effort into finding some to have a proper look.
How about this Seiko Richard?

http://forum.tz-uk.com/showthread.php?3 ... Gobsmacked

I love the opening post describing how Japanese it is :lol:
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Saw it the other day. It's err.. Not my cuppa - to put it mildly. :)
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It is so Japanese, but the style makes me think of Cartier. :silent:
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It's so Japanese, but the style makes me think of Meccano! :shock: ooh, no. Not for me
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Was looking for a black faced diver but can't get passed this one .
Tutima 767-02. 39 mm so a perfect size for me.
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^^^^
Huh, interesting. Somehow, Tutima has managed to completely avoid my radar till now. Interesting stuff and the price isn't all that bad either. Will have to look deeper. Thanks for pointing it out.

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

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It'sAliveJim wrote:Still hankering after a high-end or unusual quartz, so still these:
How about one of these

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or, if it's a bit large for you, the 41mm version (and yes I do recall that you had an automatic one. It's just a thought).

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