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watch lovers....what's your favorite watch?

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r1lee wrote:
Jan 2nd, 2018 9:48 pm
All decent watches from swatch group and slightly older models from other makers.
Not sure if swatch still sells a unfinished movement.
Rolex Tudor used ETA in their watches. Most swiss watches are using eta or eta inspired movements.
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ronnielarmond wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 11:24 am
I thought the higher the price means higher quality (with the exception of the use of diamonds and gold). What I mean by quality is how durable and reliable the timepiece is.
Not necessarily, I have seen expensive swiss pieces with poorer finish than a mid tier Japanese.
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ronnielarmond wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 10:50 am
How would you rank these brands in order of quality? Patek phillipe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Grand Seiko, Omega, IWC, Panerai, Tudor, Tag HEuer, Longines, Mont Blanc, Tissot, Movado, Bulova, Citizen
Lol wtf. U got some right but that list sucks.
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weedb0y wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 4:54 pm
Rolex Tudor used ETA in their watches. Most swiss watches are using eta or eta inspired movements.
Rolex no longer uses eta. Hence the reason I said, not sure if swatch (eta) sells ebauche movements anymore.
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ronnielarmond wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 10:50 am
How would you rank these brands in order of quality? Patek phillipe, Rolex, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Grand Seiko, Omega, IWC, Panerai, Tudor, Tag HEuer, Longines, Mont Blanc, Tissot, Movado, Bulova, Citizen
Rolex is the worst on the list. Best would be tag heuer especially the formula 1, calibre 7 'batman' it's OG AF
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tcharged wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 1:23 am
Invicta
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Tag Heuer
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DW rocks.
weedb0y wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 4:54 pm
Rolex Tudor used ETA in their watches. Most swiss watches are using eta or eta inspired movements.
Rolex hasn't used an ETA movement in half a century or more.

Tudor used ETA movements until recently. As of late they are starting to use in house movements (MT56xx) as well as Breitling chronograph movements in a joint partnership. Some Tudors still use ETA movements.

Disclaimer: I own a black bay with the tudor movement.
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EP32k2 wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 8:25 pm
Rolex is the worst on the list. Best would be tag heuer especially the formula 1, calibre 7 'batman' it's OG AF
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EP32k2 wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 8:25 pm
Rolex is the worst on the list. Best would be tag heuer especially the formula 1, calibre 7 'batman' it's OG AF
Some of you should not be even suggesting things, tag lol.
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aviator_13 wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 9:51 pm
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r1lee wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 10:00 pm
Some of you should not be even suggesting things, tag lol.
Watch snobs :p

Guess you guys don't come to this thread regularly...
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Does brand history have an effect on price of the watch? I hear alot of ppl talk about the history of the watches (atleast the hardcore enthusiast). But does this affect pricing??
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Everything could matter in how a brand figure they could price their watch, and how much a buyer would be willing to spend, etc. Anyway, I feel you really want to educate yourself on watches but honestly this may not be the best site to do so. I suggest heading to a watch enthusiast forum like watchuseek and you will find a lot more resources there to help you understand.
ronnielarmond wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 10:24 pm
Does brand history have an effect on price of the watch? I hear alot of ppl talk about the history of the watches (atleast the hardcore enthusiast). But does this affect pricing??
The Devil made me buy it - RFD. :twisted:
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tcharged wrote:
Jan 3rd, 2018 1:23 am
Invicta
Hublot
Tag Heuer
Steinhart
Tisell



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Invicta is da best! Just look how much you're saving with sales on Amazon, amazing!

Hublot Big Bang is also a star. I know my friend's cousin's boyfriend who was aspiring to be a hip hop artist, he was struggling until he got a Hublot Ice Bang, then he became huge in the hip hop scene, I heard.
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I dont see many annual/perpetual calendars in this thread. What do u guys think of using it as daily driver? Leather strap.

One that shows month/day/date all on one dial.
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mathiewannabe wrote:
Jan 4th, 2018 7:04 am
I dont see many annual/perpetual calendars in this thread. What do u guys think of using it as daily driver? Leather strap.

One that shows month/day/date all on one dial.
This would be my first choice it I am in the market for one, fits your criteria. Daily wear would be no problem.

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There is also the SS version with the light grey meteorite dial, also regular and enamel dial I think, but the darker meteorite dial and the contrast with the RG is why sells me on the RG version. You can get these preowned usually in mint condition for around $10k USD if I recall correctly, which is really not that bad considering what you're getting.

The Skydweller in SS would also be a great choice, although no day display, the 2nd timezone more than makes up for it. Blue dial on brown leather is the combo I'd go with. I initially hated the design but it's growing on me, but I don't think I could choose it over that beautiful JLC or a simple DJ.

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