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Old 07-31-2011, 10:15 PM   #1601
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umm.. their nick rieussec is legit, but its not worth like the 12g asking price man...
for 12gs... how about an IWC portuguese auto... or the IWC yacht club?
rolex daytona SS?
I never said it was worth the value, and I'm pretty sure it isn't. What I'm basically saying is that they are on the right track to pursuing their image as watchmakers. Furthermore, for 12g, I would rather get a Jaeger rather than the IWC, and a VC Overseas, than a SS Daytona, which is ridiculously priced for being a SS model.

Also, I would NEVER buy a ring from Tiffany's as you claim, lol
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I never said it was worth the value, and I'm pretty sure it isn't. What I'm basically saying is that they are on the right track to pursuing their image as watchmakers. Furthermore, for 12g, I would rather get a Jaeger rather than the IWC, and a VC Overseas, than a SS Daytona, which is ridiculously priced for being a SS model.

Also, I would NEVER buy a ring from Tiffany's as you claim, lol
yeah well the daytona has a cult...which is completely respectable... and every famous person has one, something to consider that its like a rite of passage perhaps? like a porsche 911, kind of.

i mean... you would NEVER buy a ring from tiffanys... but i mean for your wife to be, its a huge deal. a ring from tiffany's in the female world is like... going to fiorano and learning how to drive from michael schummacher himself, for car nerds...
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yeah well the daytona has a cult...which is completely respectable... and every famous person has one, something to consider that its like a rite of passage perhaps? like a porsche 911, kind of.

i mean... you would NEVER buy a ring from tiffanys... but i mean for your wife to be, its a huge deal. a ring from tiffany's in the female world is like... going to fiorano and learning how to drive from michael schummacher himself, for car nerds...

For a real ring, I would never step foot in Tiffany's. Their sh1t is so overpriced. I would go to Sotheby's or Christie's and try to win and pick up some serious stones and precious metals that would make a woman spread her legs on command.
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For a real ring, I would never step foot in Tiffany's. Their sh1t is so overpriced. I would go to Sotheby's or Christie's and try to win and pick up some serious stones and precious metals that would make a woman spread her legs on command.
your ballingness level surpasses mine.
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Old 07-31-2011, 10:30 PM   #1605
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your ballingness level surpasses mine.
Lol, it's not about ballin bro, it's about actual value. Buy Tiffanys full MSRP at their retail store and you'll get laughed at; the truth. I spoke to some REAL jewelers who attend Christies and Sothebys. They stick around to buy a $500,000 necklace and bounce. One guy was from Monaco and he flew in to NYC just to buy this one yellow diamond ring. These guys would laugh at you if you say you bought something from Tiffany's recently and paid full.
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also, Daytonas are getting played out by the new generation. Daytonas are for old farts who've retired and are living in FL with their corvettes. The new daytonas are the Panerais, Hublots and AP off shores.
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Many watchmakers are switching to in-house movement because the owner of ETA movement begins to limit the other companies to outsourcing its movement.
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Many watchmakers are switching to in-house movement because the owner of ETA movement begins to limit the other companies to outsourcing its movement.
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also, Daytonas are getting played out by the new generation. Daytonas are for old farts who've retired and are living in FL with their corvettes. The new daytonas are the Panerais, Hublots and AP off shores.
not really... a panerai or hublot hardly as a cult..
and it certainly isnt limited production...

if by rolex's law, each store only gets 1 daytona per year... that creates demand surplus...
panerai or hublot doesnt do that... evenif they do its not as stringent and aggressively controlled as rolex with daytonas...

also, how many young dudes can afford a $12k watch that they cant get or is being sold preowned for $15k..?

only older men who are more financially secure can usually make such bold investments...

young dudes are usually satisfied easily with an entry level sub-C or iwc portguese chrono...
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not really... a panerai or hublot hardly as a cult..
and it certainly isnt limited production...

if by rolex's law, each store only gets 1 daytona per year... that creates demand surplus...
panerai or hublot doesnt do that... evenif they do its not as stringent and aggressively controlled as rolex with daytonas...

also, how many young dudes can afford a $12k watch that they cant get or is being sold preowned for $15k..?

only older men who are more financially secure can usually make such bold investments...

young dudes are usually satisfied easily with an entry level sub-C or iwc portguese chrono...
The only Daytona that impresses me is the Paul Newman Daytona. Furthermore, I wear my Milgauss GV quite frequently, and like how that it's not as in-your-face as the daytonas or GMTs. People don't even realize it's a Rolex until I tell or show them the logo crown on the dial. And when I wear my Sea Dweller Deep Sea, people always ask "is it fake"
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The only Daytona that impresses me is the Paul Newman Daytona. Furthermore, I wear my Milgauss GV quite frequently, and like how that it's not as in-your-face as the daytonas or GMTs. People don't even realize it's a Rolex until I tell or show them the logo crown on the dial. And when I wear my Sea Dweller Deep Sea, people always ask "is it fake"
Yeah I am the same way.
I have a milgauss non GV black face and its probably one of the most discrete nice watches in the world.
I thought my orange planet ocean was too, until I received kudos twice today at the mall
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Some of the jewelry makers are legit watchmakers too. For me personally I'd probably buy others in the same price ranges before purchasing a Harry Winston, Cartier, Mont Blanc, Tiffany, etc.
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so much hate on the cartier...
i thought cartier actually has a long tradition and history in watch making... or was that totally wrong?


regardless, i think the watch looks great
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Hey guys, I'm new to watches. Never had anything over 70$ or so. Ive been working at nordstrom recently and have been taking a look at some here and with 20% off, some look pretty nice.. What do you guys think of this one?

I'm looking for a classy watch for around 250$. I'm in shoe sales, but I want to be able to wear it outside work as well.

http://m.nordstrom.com/Product/Galle...origin=product

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yeah well the daytona has a cult...which is completely respectable... and every famous person has one, something to consider that its like a rite of passage perhaps? like a porsche 911, kind of.

i mean... you would NEVER buy a ring from tiffanys... but i mean for your wife to be, its a huge deal. a ring from tiffany's in the female world is like... going to fiorano and learning how to drive from michael schummacher himself, for car nerds...

Tiffanys? thats where poor ppls buy their diamonds. The truly rich buy Graff Diamonds
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so much hate on the cartier...
i thought cartier actually has a long tradition and history in watch making... or was that totally wrong?


regardless, i think the watch looks great
Cartier is good, I love it coz I owned one. I sold my Roadster already for a Panerai.
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Cartier is good, I love it coz I owned one. I sold my Roadster already for a Panerai.
i just felt their ballon bleu and roadster models the polished surface is so easily scratchable
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Hey guys, I'm new to watches. Never had anything over 70$ or so. Ive been working at nordstrom recently and have been taking a look at some here and with 20% off, some look pretty nice.. What do you guys think of this one?

I'm looking for a classy watch for around 250$. I'm in shoe sales, but I want to be able to wear it outside work as well.

http://m.nordstrom.com/Product/Galle...origin=product

although i've owned burberry watches as just a fashion watch in the past, I'd save the dough and try to get an automatic watch with history; a Hamilton for example
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although i've owned burberry watches as just a fashion watch in the past, I'd save the dough and try to get an automatic watch with history; a Hamilton for example
He won't find a Hamilton for around $300. Better to stick with a Seiko automatic at that price point...
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He won't find a Hamilton for around $300. Better to stick with a Seiko automatic at that price point...
save a bit of dough, i think saving twice the money = $500 should land him something semi-respectable and automatic.
i mean, he could pick up a parnis (chinese auto) for $100 if he wanted, and i heard those are not bad
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