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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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If, and only if, some watch models are considered artwork, then the bubble will likely never burst. The market may correct itself just like art, but masterpieces will always remain in a museum at an infinite and unobtainable price for people to view and never purchase.
The watch, like a force of nature, is as delicate as it is powerful. It has been clearly designed from an artist’s sensibility, from an artist’s eye.
I honestly believe Rolex should enter the realm of another metal other than platinum, gold in three colours and stainless steel. What other metal could that be? TITANIUM of course.
I should stop searching for the perfect watch. I already own it – the Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5167a.
So to all Aquanaut lovers out there who are few and far between, if you are desperately searching for an Aquanaut equivalent purchase a Chronometre Bleu (evil snicker snicker snicker).
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 a well suited reference when they need factual information about a particular watch.
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.