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by Dancematt
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:55 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: The Bargain Hunters Thread
Replies: 2299
Views: 406972

Re: The Bargain Hunters Thread

Hell of a bargain here: https://www.tkmaxx.com/uk/en/unisex/gold-label/blue-analogue-watch/p/76944220?istCompanyId=7ea190a0-7589-46f9-b2a7-f92eb6272bad&istFeedId=f6b3b011-b2bb-4851-af78-122ca8355826&istItemId=mwqwwpiwm&istBid=t&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Social+&utm_campa...
by Dancematt
Tue Apr 09, 2024 1:34 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 8911

Re: New Bremont logo?

^^^ Thanks for this. Also from the same article: "But the company is now under the majority ownership of long-term investor Hellcat Acquisitions and US billionaire Bill Ackman, who between them injected £48.4mn into the lossmaking brand last year. Since the arrival of Cerrato, the brothers no ...
by Dancematt
Tue Apr 09, 2024 1:34 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 8911

Re: New Bremont logo?

Wow Bremont look like a complete disaster for that kind of money. What a hot mess.
by Dancematt
Sun Mar 03, 2024 4:06 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Morgan Stanley and LuxeConsult publish Swiss watch industry’s top 50 companies for 2023
Replies: 11
Views: 611

Re: Morgan Stanley and LuxeConsult publish Swiss watch industry’s top 50 companies for 2023

Rolex at no.1 is no surprise.What is,is Cartier outselling Omega..my guess is that they are perceived to be a "superluxury" brand in China and to a lesser extent,India. Not surprised with this, Cartier havent really changed their looks over the years and so have grown into a Rolex equalli...
by Dancematt
Mon Jan 29, 2024 11:50 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: The Rolex Explorer
Replies: 45
Views: 2918

Re: The Rolex Explorer

You already know.
by Dancematt
Fri Jan 05, 2024 2:30 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Semaster Planet Ocean and Why I Bought It
Replies: 37
Views: 2151

Re: Semaster Planet Ocean and Why I Bought It

Great post. I bought a planet ocean for £1400 just after the recession of 2008, it was slightly shop soiled but not too big a deal. I semi enjoyed the ownership but sold it due to the nature of the steel which seemed to scratch very easily as did the anti reflective coating on the outer side of the ...
by Dancematt
Sun Dec 31, 2023 6:47 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: What watch have you worn most during 2023?
Replies: 32
Views: 1372

Re: What watch have you worn most during 2023?

^^^ these are great @Dancematt ! You should be really proud. I found this when I was finding out what Falchion is / means - a Quora question from a few years back: Is a falchion a good first sword to own and where should I buy one from? Seems that collecting swords might have similar vibes to colle...
by Dancematt
Sun Dec 31, 2023 12:32 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: What watch have you worn most during 2023?
Replies: 32
Views: 1372

Re: What watch have you worn most during 2023?

I have a collection of 20 different watches I have not worn for 3/4s of this year, I guess that was the goal though.

In order of most worn:

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by Dancematt
Wed Oct 18, 2023 5:54 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Happy birthday Dancematt!
Replies: 21
Views: 511

Re: Happy birthday Dancematt!

Happy 40-is-the-new-20th birthday Dancematt! Hope it’s a good milestone watch-wise :thumbup: Just seen all the birthday messages, thanks very much. On the exact day I turned 40 I caught pneumonia (I'm blaming the 3 slices of the Mrs chocolate brownie that I ate for birthday cake) almost died and en...
by Dancematt
Sat May 27, 2023 6:20 pm
Forum: Straps
Topic: You MUSTN’T wear it on leather!
Replies: 43
Views: 1923

Re: You MUSTN’T wear it on leather!

Nomos have notoriously long lugs and some other brands don't get it right. One of the things that bremont are pretty good at though.

It's nice on a leather NATO mostly.
by Dancematt
Thu May 11, 2023 4:30 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Bremont MB Viper
Replies: 21
Views: 1323

Re: Bremont MB Viper

It reminds me of a quote from Robert Downey Jr in Tropic Thunder...."you never go full .....
by Dancematt
Sun Feb 05, 2023 5:17 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Ball
Replies: 18
Views: 1143

Re: New Ball

Owned quite a few balls, they take a lickin and keep on tickin.
by Dancematt
Wed Feb 01, 2023 10:25 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Fratello Watches. The best independent microbrand alternatives to the Rolex Explorer in 2023
Replies: 5
Views: 637

Re: Fratello Watches. The best independent microbrand alternatives to the Rolex Explorer in 2023

I feel like the explorer is the ultimate "one watch" design. Feels at home in any environment. Have definitely taken some inspiration from it myself as most brands have I bet. Doubt il ever get featured in a blog but figure il just keep going with my little brand, it's been great fun, no r...
by Dancematt
Tue Jan 24, 2023 11:36 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Caseback of the day
Replies: 560
Views: 28182

Re: Caseback of the day

Happy with how it came out.

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by Dancematt
Tue Jan 24, 2023 11:28 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Long Term Test
Replies: 30
Views: 6552

Re: Long Term Test

Wow Paul, great result. I'd say thats at least £1k over what I thought it might have gone for.