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      04-28-2010, 11:52 PM   #1
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Another watch thread

I couldn't find that one watch thread where you guys posted recommendations so here's mine. I'm looking for a watch in the $500-600 range (or $1000 or so at Tourneau ). I'm open to all suggestions/brands/etc.
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      04-29-2010, 12:51 AM   #2
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      04-29-2010, 01:09 AM   #3
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PS: Just get whatever you like. You're not buying "the shit" at that price range. Hell, I'd just spend a few hundred and buy something that looks awesome.
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      04-29-2010, 02:00 AM   #4
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Just bought this watch from this guy (he will sell it for $270) I Went to my mall to get links removed and they showed me they had the same watch, and they would of sold it to me with a 15% discount for $900 . They were acting like it was a deal. haha
http://cgi.ebay.com/ACCUTRON-LUCERNE...#ht_2432wt_941
Looks very nice for the price, not to blingy, just enough
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      04-29-2010, 08:02 AM   #5
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I couldn't find that one watch thread where you guys posted recommendations so here's mine. I'm looking for a watch in the $500-600 range (or $1000 or so at Tourneau ). I'm open to all suggestions/brands/etc.
T-minus 10 posts until this one goes down the drain and ends up as a "save your money and buy a Rolex" thread.

I have a couple from this place. Great boutique brand and really quality pieces. Gunter (owner) has several pieces that are in your price range. They come out of Germany and take about a week to get here, but are well worth it.
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      04-29-2010, 08:19 AM   #6
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Why dont you tell us what type of watch you're looking for to help narrow it down. Dive, Dress, chrono......
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      04-29-2010, 08:26 AM   #7
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I was in that same situation recently...but the stuff I really wanted was all like $1500+

I ended up buying this Guess

http://www1.macys.com/catalog/produc...tegoryID=29200

Love it so far, only $125 so I don't feel guilty wearing it everyday, and looks more expensive than it is...I've gotten compliments from people wearing Oris, Omega, etc. thinking I'm wearing an $800 watch. FWIW if you're set on getting a premium brand, I recommend Oris, they have some really good looking stuff in $800 range. But for me, If I'm not spending $1000+ I figured I might as well just get something cheap and pocket the extra $600

When I was looking in the 700-1000 range Amazon.com seemed to have a really good selection

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      04-29-2010, 08:53 AM   #8
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I like Movado and Burberry.
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      04-29-2010, 10:29 AM   #9
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Hamilton watches for your price range.

Movado is mad played out.
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      04-29-2010, 10:40 AM   #10
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you REALLY REALLY like that one huh... LOL.
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      04-29-2010, 10:45 AM   #12
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you REALLY REALLY like that one huh... LOL.
i was expecting one of you to say that, and yes i do....i dont really know much about watchs i just know i can get that one for 450, but its on the bottom of my wish list.....335 is first
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Well it's important to set goals man... $450.00 is a reasonable price and you shouldn't feel bad about getting it on your way to the 335.

I've actually found that sometimes getting a little reward mid-push actually helps you a bit on the way to the top. Especially if work is really tedious/stressful for a consecutive number of days (~30+). It can kind of make it "worth it" so to speak.

Of course in this arena, I can only give bad advice... I'm always looking for a new excuse to fill another slot in the 'ole watch box.
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      04-29-2010, 11:20 AM   #14
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I'm not going to rec. any watches to you but stay the fuck out of Tourneau. Trust me.
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I'll be THAT guy. Save your money and get a higher end brand or just stick with a $50 Casio.
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Hamilton watches for your price range.

Movado is mad played out.
Played out where? The Hamptons?

Most watches are played out. Its better to just save for the good shit.
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      04-29-2010, 03:58 PM   #17
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      04-29-2010, 04:02 PM   #18
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i gave a $900 movado away to a little kid i know a few months ago. it was nice in high school but i think they are stupid. just my oppinion. i grew up a bit
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Trust me... no one wants to hear about bad-ass boutique brands on here. You are wasting your time.
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      04-29-2010, 06:18 PM   #20
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      04-29-2010, 06:22 PM   #21
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i never wear watches / i don't know shit about them other than i don't like metal bands or whatever. i really like this burberry one, for example

http://g.nordstromimage.com/imagegal...5/_5115465.jpg
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      04-29-2010, 06:29 PM   #22
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My advice would be to get on timezone.com and ask the same question. I'd also recommend against buying any watch with a fashion designer's label on it. Gucci, guess, armani, etc., are all not worth it. From the horological perspective, there are more interesting timex's out there, imo.
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