WELCOME TO THE WATCH JOURNEY
Please follow me while I evolve and learn in this lifelong hobby. My watch collection has been changing together as my tastes vary in brands, complications, price range and aesthetics. If watches are an expression of one’s personality, tastes and in essence, one’s DNA, then my fascination for watches will never end.
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I’M TOO OLD AND TIRED OF THIS WATCH WAITING GAME. WHY MY VACHERON CONSTANTIN OVERSEAS PURCHASE WAS A WELCOME RELIEF
Why would I buy a stock I didn’t want like IBM in order to be placed on the waiting list for AAPL??? That is as irrational a thought as the number e.
Mr. Stern, can you grant me any stainless steel Nautilus for being so gutsy leaping forward with untrammelled folly?
I wouldn’t say the book flows like a novel but for Patek collectors and enthusiasts it is well suited to refer to when they need factual information about a particular reference.
For the new 5711, I don’t want to be blown away 180 degrees, I want small and perhaps subtle evolutionary improvements. I will harbour resentment if Patek modifies too much too soon.
In this day of information overload, it is so archaic that watch companies mention watchmaker’s specifications that no one really cares about but fail to mention what is important for watch wearers who make up most of the watch community.
I found the company’s hardships and the navigation out the most interesting chapters of the book, however the book does mention the many joyous moments of the company’s journey from the many medals won at horological and world fairs and the purchases from prominent members of royalty including Queen Victoria.
It is whatever one’s heart desires and can be anything from a Timex on your wedding day to a six figure gold watch you may take hiking and you may even decide to plunge it in a brook along the way.
The sea is calm tonight.
The tide is full, the moon lies fair
Upon the straits; on the French coast the (OP) light
Gleams and is gone; the cliffs of England stand,
Glimmering and vast, out in the tranquil bay.
The paradox and enigma of Patek Philippe is that they design and manufacture such delicate and intricate watches with crazy complications but yet they are robust enough and intended to be worn everyday.