Can someone buy me a watch?

Discussion in 'Fine Watches, Jewelry, & Clothes' started by VROOM!!!, Aug 26, 2004.

  1. VROOM!!!

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  2. WJHMH

    WJHMH Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Sorry, no Rolex is ever worth that.
  3. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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    time is money.
  4. darth550

    darth550 Five Time F1 World Champ
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    Actually, there are rare, limited edition and complicated watches worth that kind of discretionary $$.

    This one isn't

  5. Tyler

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    My thoughts exactly. Is anyone else thinking Patek Philippe Minute Repeater? Perhaps with a perpetual calendar? :)
  6. VROOM!!!

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  7. Admiral Thrawn

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    IMO, you'd have to be crazy to buy a Rolex that expensive from a grey market dealer (i.e. no warranty) over the Internet!

    I found it amusing when I read the words "understated elegance" in that link. Could this watch be any less understated, aside from it being completely covered in diamonds?

    Although, I'd have to say the following example takes the cake as the least undertstated, most pimpin' blingin' watch known to man.

    Introducing the new Rolex "Pimp My Watch" Cosmograph! :D
  8. millemiglia

    millemiglia Formula Junior

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    Peter B.

    Probably as expensive as it is tasteless...

  9. jimpo1

    jimpo1 Two Time F1 World Champ
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    $170k for the watch and you still have to pay shipping!!
  10. dfratini

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    Daniel Fratini

    I think that watch you pictured was last owned by this guy!
  11. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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    insurance extra.
  12. enjoythemusic

    enjoythemusic F1 World Champ

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    My dream watch is the rose gold PP minute repeater with Tourbillon. i regret not buying a used one two years ago that went for a STEAL at about $85k at auction.
  13. Murcielago03

    Murcielago03 Formula Junior

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    There's so much ICE on that watch you could freeze time
  14. Aureus

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    #14 Aureus, Aug 27, 2004
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    I don't particularly know why, but that is the only diamond watch that I've liked. Something very sleek about it. Or maybe its just because I really like that dial.

    But give me another one of these Harwood over that Rolex anyday. Something much more satisfying about history than bling.
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  15. JSL

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    J.S. Leonard
    Yea, that's the ticket! I'm going to send a couple hundred K to someone on the internet for a watch that I haven't seen. My name is SUCKER.
  16. Very taystless it screams rapper,gigallo or sports celebrity. I would rather get a Cartier Roadster chronograph and then get 355 with the left over money.
  17. TcpSec

    TcpSec Formula Junior

    Feb 8, 2004
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    Zeno S Paradox
    The watch pictured is not a repeater with tourbillon. Its a lowly 5029. :)
    $85K would be an amazing deal for 5029 or 3939H.

    - Fellow 3939H fan
  18. matkat

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    Dave McGuire
    Here is a pic of my 2,the first is a 18CT Rolex Day/Date with Presidential and the other is a Patek Phillipe Annual calender in yellow gold Type number(ref.)5035,IMHO timekeeping wise there is nothing really in it but I like both of them for different reasons,the Rolex is loud and screams at You but the P.P. is elegant and is reserved.However I love them both and would never consider either any other make of watch(perhaps Breuget).
    Dave Mc
  19. Teenferrarifan

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    I like how insurance is extra in the ad.
  20. matkat

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    It"s the extra for the postage that cracks me!!
  21. Typical Boring Rolex much bling good to put in the safe not wear.. I rather get a gorgous Cartier Pasha with custom diamond bezel and a Roadster Cornograph for daily wear. And then a couple other's on the side for rare occasions.
  22. doraemon

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    Sep 9, 2004
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    I'd suggest a more subdued piece, like a Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon.
  23. TimN88

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    #23 TimN88, Oct 30, 2004
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    Hmm, A buck seventy is alot of cash.
    Rolex or a 360? Not a hard choice at all...but odds are if you are thinking about buying that watch you already have a 360.
    The only clock i would spend over $500 on is this one, but its not for sale and the guy who made it was intentionally blinded by the one who commisioned its building so it could not be reproduced, which in turn led to the maker throwing himself into the clock mechanism. Of course this happened 600 years ago, but I think its a cool story.
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  24. Ferrari0324

    Ferrari0324 F1 Rookie

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    Geez man, why do you want something so cheap? ;)
  25. Artherd

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    Jun 19, 2002
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    Ben Cannon
    Ah, I am smitten! You've posted my very favourite.


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