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

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Haven't got a clue really, old chap. It's all a bit James the First and Sixth to me!
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Today it's a Vacheron Ultra-Thin (36mm)

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Very stylish. I tried on one similar to that a couple of months ago, that looked to be about 34mm and was from the early 60s. A bit less crowded on the dial than your VdKs and easier to set! :lol:
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Don't worry...the van der Klaauws will be back!
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Don't worry...the van der Klaauws will be back!
I prefer your Piaget musings to the VdKs. Now there is an open goal for you to post your Altiplano....
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Why, Neil, could you possibly mean...this?

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That's the one. I saw a bloke at Salon QP last year who was wearing one of those - or at least wearing it for a few minutes....
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He would probably have been tempted to do a runner had it not been for a VERY large gentleman in a dark suit who was pretending not to watch him...
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:He would probably have been tempted to do a runner had it not been for a VERY large gentleman in a dark suit who was pretending not to watch him...
There were indeed some big buggers there! I imagine any temptation was fleeting!
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I didn't think it wise to enquire about their proclivities. :wink:
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Triple Six.
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anyone got $20k to spare? a nice birth year watch for me.

http://www.hqmilton.com/watches/1963-ro ... and-papers

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the "g" is for Greg...
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Also my dad's birth year Greg.
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blowfish89 wrote:Also my dad's birth year Greg.
thanks for making me feel old...

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No idea why the pic gets rotated. Tried on the Sub, nice.
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Oodles of free time today so spent the whole day today reading up and researching titanium divers.
Some impressive ones, none too irresistible, easily available and reasonably affordable.
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But there is always this one, might give it a try - Shogun
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