Siblings

Sep 08, 2019,08:39 AM
 

I always thought of the 3940 and the 3970 as siblings, complementing each other. Same basic style and era but differently executed. Both have a given place in a diverse Patek collection. You could argue though, in the name of diversity, one of them should get another strap...




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Yes, I think so too [nt]

 
 By: VintageCollector : September 8th, 2019-10:54

Will you go for the 5970 as well? Or the 5004?

 
 By: amanico : September 9th, 2019-22:38
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Thanks! [nt]

 
 By: VintageCollector : September 8th, 2019-10:55

Perfect pairing.

 
 By: roger.goodgion : September 8th, 2019-09:17
But I am bias as those are the pair I own. šŸ¤Ŗ

It is easy to be that... [nt]

 
 By: VintageCollector : September 8th, 2019-10:55

Maybe get some Patek straps with the quick release pins

 
 By: ChristianDK : September 8th, 2019-10:14
In different and you can switch around as you like. (Iā€™m only guessing they are the same size between the lugs?)

I have the quick release pins but unfortunately the PC is 19 whereas the PPC is 20

 
 By: VintageCollector : September 8th, 2019-10:53
But I really should get a few straps anyway.

Ah, sorry.

 
 By: ChristianDK : September 8th, 2019-11:52
Switching straps is a lot of fun as you probably already know. However this color is really a great match for both pieces.

Meant PCC, not PPC of course [nt]

 
 By: VintageCollector : September 8th, 2019-12:09

šŸ‘šŸ˜Š [nt]

 
 By: ChristianDK : September 8th, 2019-12:19

Thanks a lot! [nt]

 
 By: VintageCollector : September 8th, 2019-10:55

Beautiful Duo :-)

 
 By: CL : September 8th, 2019-19:47
I think both pieces are classic. I would suggest having the 3940 to have a small grain (Flank) dark leather strap. The current 3970 strap looks great.

Great cousins - legends

 
 By: Spartacus : September 9th, 2019-20:50
I've also been thinking about mixing it up with my straps and favor a more casual look. I have a blue Hodinkee shell cordovan strap on my 5040J, which plays nicely off the moon disc and dresses it down a bit, and a very casual medium brown calfskin strap ...