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This thread has come along nicely.
You're right.

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Please stop this! My only trinket collection vice has been with fountain pens. My collection is quite small and I put a stop to it a couple of years ago. I don't need to get into watches

BJ, that Milgauss is fascinating. It is way-out-there funky, yet it has a restrained classical elegance to it.

Chiba, that last Omega is just beautiful.

I am more a fan of simpler clean and fluid designs, usually SS and often just a white dial (with few exceptions). So even a simple Swiss Army Alliance or a Tissot would completely satisfy me. So based on that, the Dubuis (DuCon?) would make me want to And yeah, I don't care if people are willing to pay 100+K for it
Fountain pens.... Let's start another threads I ave bout 30 in my collections... Mont blanc, pelikan, Graf Von Faber castell, Visconti, caran d'ache etc...

German cars, Swiss watches, fountain pens.... They go together nicely

Anyone into fountain pens....
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Please stop this! My only trinket collection vice has been with fountain pens. My collection is quite small and I put a stop to it a couple of years ago. I don't need to get into watches
You need to get into watches.

Just like a BMW, it tells the world you are special. Especially women. Chicks dig guys with money and a $9,000 watch is a great icebreaker.

The only people who know anything about the value of a fountain pen are dudes.

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This thread has come along nicely.
With your userid, you'll understand this article:

MEET THE ROLEX ROMEO'S

"Now that we're emerging from the Great Recession - and financial-sector bonuses are returning - men are splurging on luxury watches, especially ones made of gold. Because that precious metal kept its value even while the economy wobbled, they believe a pricey watch isn't just a style statement, it's a sound investment. And an aphrodisiac.

"It sounds really shallow, but younger women really fall for all that stuff," says Wall Street trader Mike, 27, the owner of a dozen high-end watches priced between $3,000 and $12,000 each. He asked The Post not to publish his last name so that it wouldn't get him into trouble at work. A member of the sugar-daddy-dating-service seekingarrangement.com, which matches wealthy men with women who want to be "kept," Mike wears an $8,000 Rolex Submariner II to the office.

"A Maserati only goes as far as the parking lot, but a watch you have with you all the time."

Mike recalls a recent night out in Atlantic City when an admiring guest at the roulette table zeroed in on his bling: "I have a pretty small frame so, when I wear this watch, it takes up most of my arm," says the 5-foot-7 banker. "I hit a spin, and this woman said: 'Oh my gosh, that thing must be half your weight!'
"Then she was asking me what I did for a living, and where I was staying."
One thing led to another. "Let's just say it was a lucky night," he demurs.

Mike, who earned $400,000 last year, including a $120,000 bonus, even admits to driving his Lexus LS around the Jersey Shore in the summer, the windows rolled down and his wrist hanging out, on display."

http://m.nypost.com/p/entertainment/...WgeNnrUuzQslCJ

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....and an electric blue 335i says "classy gentleman"?

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Nothing says "d0uchebag" like a Rolex.
I was sitting in first class on a flight to Las Vegas last year to meet my wife for a long weekend as she was out there for a business convention. The other seats around me were occupied by guys in their late 20s to early 30s, and all wearing Rolex SS sport model watches. I really like watches, so I commented to the guy next to me that I liked his Submariner. I was wearing my Patek Phillippe, which he also noticed, and we started up a conversation about watches. Within minutes, the other guys surrounding us joined in on the conversation. It was a fun discussion.

These guys reminded me of me when I was their age. They were young, upwardly mobile executives who were driven and confident, who appreciated the finer things in life, and liked to wear something on their wrist that was a constant reminder to keep focused on the end game.
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...who appreciated the finer things in life, and liked to wear something on their wrist that was a constant reminder to keep focused on the end game.
Exactly!

Makes an impression on others? Sure. But more importantly, it's an impression on one's self.
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I was talking to a woman at my son's classmate's birthday party. I said I liked her watch--that it was similar to an Esq I'd seen before because it was rectangular--and asked whether that was what it was.

"Ah, no, this is a Cartier."

Thenceforth I stopped trying to analyze or compliment people's watches.

Women's shoes, however...
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That's pretty funny about the Cartier. Owned. LOL

What's the verdict from you guys on the Panerai Luminor 1950? I know a few guys that have them of late. How are those from the luxury watch aficionado perspective?
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What's the verdict from you guys on the Panerai Luminor 1950? I know a few guys that have them of late. How are those from the luxury watch aficionado perspective?
I love panerai... only problem, I am asian with small wrist and Panerai watch is huge
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I love panerai... only problem, I am asian with small wrist and Panerai watch is huge
My gf is Asian with a small waist and loves my huge Pagani.
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Did your watch come with the car?
http://www.pagani.com/it/news/2012/p...year_2012.aspx


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As much as I love and respect the E92 M, the hood line around the kidneys bothers me. It always looks slightly misaligned compared to the E46 M integrated hood.
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