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One of these caught my eye today, Longines Heritage 1945
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An alternative picture for you Patrick.

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Very clean lines.

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:28 pm An alternative picture for you Patrick.

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Very clean lines.

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Thanks Guy. A good photo of a very elegant watch.
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Thegreyman wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:47 pm
Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:28 pm An alternative picture for you Patrick.

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Very clean lines.

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Thanks Guy. A good photo of a very elegant watch.
Elegant, simple, great handset, without the obligatory lume mucking up the works.
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Re: The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

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My relationship with Blancpain dive watches is a bit like the tale of Goldilocks and the three Bears! :)

I have tried on a few over the years and either found them too big or too small. The only one I tried that was “just right” was a boutique edition LE that was sold out upon release.

Yesterday I tried again. I really wanted it to be “just right”, as I liked everything about it.
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Unfortunately, whilst the wrist pics make it look bigger than it is and in reality it doesn’t overhang the top of my wrist, I still concluded it wasn’t quite right.
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Unfortunately still a dream unless BP decide to bring out a 40mm. :(

I had even already decided what watches to ditch, had it been “just right”.

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That would have been interesting Neil! I suspect that I may have preferred them to the BP. One of the very few occasions where our tastes differ but somehow I just can't get this one.
Maybe you should still have the clearout in readiness for something else. There's a lot of gooduns out there (although you already have a fair few of them!)
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stefs wrote: Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:58 am That would have been interesting Neil! I suspect that I may have preferred them to the BP. One of the very few occasions where our tastes differ but somehow I just can't get this one.
Maybe you should still have the clearout in readiness for something else. There's a lot of gooduns out there (although you already have a fair few of them!)
A Submariner would have been the main one to go.

Now this is the LE that I really liked.
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I think in reality I know there are only a dozen brands that don’t feature in my rather “they all seem similar” collection, to quote Mrs nbg, that I would seriously consider trying at some point. BP is one of them and two others feature in the collection of a fine chap from Essex that I have met a couple of times. :)

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:28 pm An alternative picture for you Patrick.

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Very clean lines.

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^^^^^^ I saw one of these in my local AD today = lovely watch :thumbup:
However, while I was there I saw one of these:
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StrapMeister wrote: Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:36 pm
Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:28 pm An alternative picture for you Patrick.

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Very clean lines.

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^^^^^^ I saw one of these in my local AD today = lovely watch :thumbup:
However, while I was there I saw one of these:
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:cuinlove:
Similar dial and handset, but without the faux mildew on the dial! :)
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I've had a soft spot for Nomos ever since I was introduced to them through the forum and finally got the chance to see the range in the metal yesterday while loitering around Berlin.

The Orion had always been my pick of the bunch based on photos, but it lacked something in person.

Much to my surprise, it was the Tangente that caught my eye and now I would REALLY like one!

The attention to detail, given the simplicity of its design is top notch.

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nbg wrote: Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:17 pm Similar dial and handset, but without the faux mildew on the dial! :)
Watches are funny things. I can clearly see that the Longines and the Smiths are very similar watches, and yet whilst I like the Smiths, it doesn't come close to how much I love the Longines.
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sproughton wrote: Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:32 am
nbg wrote: Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:17 pm Similar dial and handset, but without the faux mildew on the dial! :)
Watches are funny things. I can clearly see that the Longines and the Smiths are very similar watches, and yet whilst I like the Smiths, it doesn't come close to how much I love the Longines.
Mind you I haven’t seen the Longines in the metal. I will keep a look out.

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StrapMeister wrote: Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:36 pm
Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:28 pm An alternative picture for you Patrick.

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Very clean lines.

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^^^^^^ I saw one of these in my local AD today = lovely watch :thumbup:
My local AD did have one, I was in town with Mrs greyman yesterday and hoped to get along to try it on....but she wasn't having it :thumbdown:

So I'll need to wait until I'm next it town and maybe they will still have one :problem:
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