but the DNA here is oozing character... it makes one quiet with earthly awe... As fine and beautiful as so many modern watches are... one shakes one's head... why can they not make them like they used to???
Esp the green... OMG... but no one cares... if the bracelet is flimsy and the movement pedestrian... Or that the RO smashes it on every level... NO. One. Cares... (but I have noticed the RO achieving equal and even beyond equal aftermarket... to my astonishment... but absolutely deserved... OK rant
a bit of a stuffy snoozer. LF is IMO, overrated... Of the 3, only the VC has je ne sais quoi... some mystery... and originality... a real choice. Now for value... perhaps the Patek... but then again... not so much with these type models... LF... neither value nor 'that certain something'... I find L
LOL the DATE is GO DNA. Period. True, many watch dials are ruined by a date... but this ain't THAT. This is a dial defined BY the DATE. (like Lange) Like Rolex for that matter. Love it and all who say it should go... do not 'get' or even understand the history, DNA of GO. mmmm kaaay?
You had an AP--but not a fully iconic AP--and you traded laterally for probably a 'better' choice in terms of trade-ability and liquidity if necessary--- but !! Do you like it better?? All that matters. The 'catch' is only for a week or two... in terms of emotions!
but I had recently picked up a Seiko X (similar priced) diver that kept terrible time... losing/gaining 20 sec's a day... (which btw is within specs which makes it worse!) even as much as I loved the watch design, size, comfort, lume, and everything... it gave me pause about lower priced -cool as he
I never have liked it... but the wrist-stance of the watch, the bracelet... the whole--is fantastic--worn this watch and all the FF's so many times... love them all but... I personally am waiting for the straightforward classic 40-42mm FF with date or without... on bracelet... it will be amazing...