...but I really wanted the Chrono Souverain, but it was out of my price range. I liked the CB, but it just didn’t speak to me, and deep down I knew it was a compromise for me, so I sold it after less than a year. I really try not to have money related regrets when it comes to watches, but I’ll admit
...but my favorite is the 5009. I’ve owned 3 Big Pilots over the years. It really holds a special place in my heart, but I owned them at a time that I was buying and selling a lot because I wanted to experience as many watches as possible, and they were so easy to buy and sell at a fairly stable pri
I’m a long time collector, and over the years have owned a lot of different watches. My wife has occasionally shown interest in it, and doesn’t mind me spending money on watches within reason (the day I bought my Lange 1815 U/D was a little tense, so I think that’s about the limit for me!), but fund
...but that’s as far as an ‘investment’ watches are for me. Every penny I’ve ever made on a watch has just gone back into other watches, and in some cases has enabled me to afford watches I couldn’t otherwise afford or be justified in spending. E.g I have a rose gold Lange because 10 years before I
I tried one on at an AD last year, and one of the things I really loved about it is the feeling of heft on the wrist. It’s not a large watch, but you really feel it. I ended up going with an 1815 Up/Down in the end, but if I ever decide to let it go, the 5196 is definitely what I’ll replace it with.