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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Bring on the way-back machine!

This was a great period for Swiss watches IMO. It was a time of technical excellence without obnoxious designs and outrageous prices. Designs have recently come back down to earth but prices have remained high. Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: Fantastic pair!

Glad you posted this combo. Was looking at Sky Dweller but it now seems much larger than Daytona, which is perfect size for me. You do have a impressive pairing though! Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: Thanks all - I’d rather break wrist than watch...

Thanks for the well wishes everyone! My wrist will be good in six weeks. Repairing my Daytona would take longer and cost more. It was worth the test of the Daytona’s durability. I don’t know why there’s not move love for the TT’s. There’s no ridiculous markup on them. Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: Fell on my Daytona - broke wrist, not watch

I recently slipped on an oily lane at a bowling alley and landed on my Daytona 116503. I broke my wrist but this watch didn’t skip a beat nor suffer any damage. There’s no babying this sports watch! Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Horological Meandering: A reason to share my thoughts...

I’ve had this exact model since it was first released in 2008. It works perfectly with a suit and on weekend camping trips. I regularly use the 24 hour bezel to time conference calls around the world. This watch didn’t miss a beat after a 4’ drop on a tile floor that dinged its case; the same drop b
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By: iwolf81
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: What a fascinating story!

That was one of my favorite articles in Hodinkee. Thank you for sharing it! Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Omega: A great pair to cover almost all occasions

I have similar thinking too! Now to find that understated watch only you and watch geeks will appreciate, like a Polerouter. Best Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Horological Meandering: I read the announcements all the time

My favorite place the view new watch announcements is Time Zone’s Industry News. I usually read through each article daily, though I do skip quickly through watches that are encrusted with jewels or are so bizarre that I can’t tell the time.
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: Got the band back together!

As soon as the new Daytona came in, the no-nickname GMT went out for service. However, they are now finally together! Although these watches are both 40mm, the GMT maxi case and ceramic bezel help dwarf the Daytona. While the Daytona has a fair amount of gold, it feels so comfortable that I often fi
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By: iwolf81
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