Two years ago, the dawn of the smartwatch era was the talk of Baselworld. August 2nd, 2. Originally Posted by D N Ravenna. At 37mm x 5. Connoisseurs know the El Primero movement to be a better engine than what Rolex came up with, so these Zeniths actually fetch a premium. Jaeger-LeCoultre master ultra thin moon 39 master calendar Zenith captain moonphase Maurice Lacroix les classiques phase de lune automatique Could you kindly offer some insight as to which one offers most “bang for the buck” so to speak, or if I should be looking elsewhere for something ‘worthier’?

All the opinions expressed by the Watch Snob are my own, and are just that — opinions. Can’t disagree with you C. Originally Posted by D N Ravenna. No offense intended, like I said, I loved it when I tried it on. Interesting thread and thought process for me, actually, as I don’t own a dress watch and don’t have any interest in doing so even though I wear suits all the time But if you had said your budget was GBP 1- 5k then you would have seen a whole different range of suggestions. The Watch Snob is in. This retro charmer is available in gold, platinum and stainless steel, in limited editions of each, naturally.

Two years ago, the dawn of the smartwatch era was the talk of Baselworld. Got a question for sob Watch Snob? Personally I think the Eterna from Joma is a good call. A few different configurations, 42mm, auto, sapphire etc I am enamored with tiny mechanical watches.

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Mine is looking fine, but my watches get a pretty gentle life. Weighing in at only 45 grams despite a manly mm case, awtch handsome black-on-black-on-black timepiece is rendered in go-anywhere DLC-coated titanium. Another Longines to consider.

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Bulgari made its name with diamond-encrusted showstoppers worthy of a royal coronation. With this limited-edition statement piece, the rock star of watch brands has included a tourbillon rotating on two axes inside its own display window, for maximum visibility.

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Rado have some automatic dressy watches on leather Something like this would give a less than traditional dress vibe http: It can be purchased individually or as part of the Trilogy collector’s set, along with remakes of the Seamaster and Railmaster.

You seem like the Apple fanboy type. If you want to know what my esteemed colleague thinks of the mighty Rolex, check out The Argument Ultea Rolex Watches.

The mystery and the technical cleverness of Zenith remain there: What is this, ? Since I haven’t met you, I can’t write “I can imagine you wearing this” but I can certainly imagine wztch posting pictures of something like this and explaining exactly why you can carry it off Yep, had one and probably perfect, but out of budget unfortunately.

These are not haute horlogerie watches by and large. My only complaint is that it is only a weekly publication and a short read at that, which leads to my question The company’s first moonphase model since the s is a looker, but will also delight amateur astronomers.

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The ultra thin being considered at that time as a complication I am a self-diagnosed nanohorophiliac. As an example, I’ve been looking at the Daytona. Connoisseurs know the El Primero movement to be a better engine than what Rolex came up with, so these Zeniths actually fetch a premium.

My partner wears it instead of her gold Rolex, and it does look better You need to decide if you are a brand snob or if your budget is really still 1k Senith you are only a moderate brand snob, amazed nobody has mentioned Frederique constant, you can probably get their manufacture pieces for your budget. Which is why a simple, unostentatiousdress watch will always have a place.


The overcoil is a nice addition. Beware A Panerai What do you make of the recent controversy involving the limited edition Panerai PAM that was found to have an undecorated movement inside? I would love to hear your thoughts and recommendations.

Then try the watch on and see if it is genuinely that datch on your wrist. I like to wear my watches in rotation but am not in an environment to “dress up” too often. To answer your question — one that the sartorially and financially burdened class of people often bring to my attention — a watch dnob much more than simply a time-telling device. Choice of four different dial colours. And, frankly, the watches are priced where they should be.

If yes, can you please tell me some strap models to look at? Pursuant to this insight, my suggestion which will probably not come as a shock to any regular imbibers of my draughts of horological wisdom is that you choose the most classically refined from among your choices.

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I want to ask you if during the summer it’s better to wear a different strap, maybe made with leather or tissue. The links are independently placed by our Commerce team and do not influence editorial content. Did it hurt its reputation? Some may not even require a second mortgage.

Not into hummers at all and as said, a tough call to find one 40mm or bigger. If you are going to get a Portuguese, make it a seven-day.

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