Given that pretty much every forum and blog over the last month has been writing articles about the craziness of the steel sports watch market, mainly over Patek and Rolex, I think we can still find many, many more interesting alternatives instead of following the herd. This 3802J is one example.
This one is about 20 years old, based on the papers, and still in near perfect shape, and even 34mm doesn’t seem too small. What I am most amazed by is that Patek managed to fit an automatic rotor and a date into 8.4mm of thickness, which is a testament of their prowess and skill.
Maturing in this hobby - after many years, I find myself going back to the simple watches. No more chronographs and unnecessary functions which I don’t use. Ok, once in a while if I see something mad, like the Seiko Gundam, I do pick them up just because