Certainly by today's standards, the 5196 is a dress watch. But it's also a beautiful, understated, timeless piece that works with more casual clothing. If you love it and it's a reflection of your taste and aesthetic, then you're going to love it, be comfortable wearing it, and have no regrets. It's
For anyone who has never owned a Doxa, these look like a great entry point. Similar to the 1200T with a few nice changes. My favorites are the two blue ones -- light and dark. Since I already have a 1200T and a couple of SUB300 Doxas, I may stay on the sidelines, but they are tempting.
But what model and year is it? My 124 Sport Coupe was a 1973 with a 1600cc engine that sang like the wind, or maybe a well oiled sewing machine. Catalytic convertors were introduced in the USA the next year, so the cars from 1974 on were never quite the same. Bigger engines with more torque yes, but