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Vacheron Constantin: If you like it, and the budget suffices, why not?

Assuming cash funding is in place and you enjoy the model, the only reason not to would be a different watch that you enjoy more. It's not another vintage Daytona, and thank God or gods for that. Questions to ask: Have you worn a 4178? Does the size work for you? Are you rough on watches or otherwis
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By: Tim_M
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Horological Meandering: Here's a way to calculate the financial responsibility of your watch hobby.

Don't look at the total value of the watches in relation to your net worth or net income. First, look at the watches as a hobby-experience purchases with discretionary income . You probably have a better understanding of your sustainable non-essential expense budget than the appropriate ratio of a t
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By: Tim_M
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Audemars Piguet: Legibility is better in person than the photo, but the contrast remains challenging due to the monotone dial-hand tandem.

This is the kind of watch that you need to view, focus, and then discern; a quick glance will not do. Of course, if you plan to read the perpetual calendar precisely, a still-higher level of effort is required. I'd compare the contrast of this AP to the post-2017 Rolex Yacht-Master II stainless stee
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By: Tim_M
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Audemars Piguet: Do you live in New York City? That helps.

The sunset and sunrise complications are localized, but the rest should be fine regardless. As for the fit of the 43mm case, I found it wearable on a 16cm wrist, but anything smaller might be impractical. Best, Tim
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By: Tim_M
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Rolex: Iceberg, dead ahead!

Nice composition. Best, Tim
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By: Tim_M
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WristScan: Such elegance -- and condition!

That case is as sharp as a razor! I don't think I've ever seen a mass-market watch from that period in such a factory-fresh state. Congratulations on both your stellar taste and good fortune in finding such a specimen. Best, Tim
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By: Tim_M
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I'm looking forward to your review

My experience with this model has been that it surpasses expectations. Judging solely from the frontal online images and press copy, this seemed like an insipid addition of a tourbillon where none belonged... and then I had a chance to spend some time with the model, and my view changed. The in-pers
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By: Tim_M
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