Steel vs Tantalum 😎

Jun 20, 2020,09:43 AM
 




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So which one...

 
 By: GLau : June 20th, 2020-09:48
wins ?
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One of my dreams of the last couple of days? A 6007T for the next children charity auction... I honestly have no clue if this will happen, but it would be pretty amazing...;-)

 
 By: FabR : June 20th, 2020-10:44
Here's a thread a wrote a while ago on the allegedly only 12 (twelve!) Titanium Pateks ever produced in 181 years of history, all of course unique pieces:
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Qualitatively I agree (in the sense that it's technically the same as the "old" reference 6000), but it's such a unicorn that it would be quite a dream to have... An incredibly special one is also the 3928T ;-)

 
 By: FabR : June 20th, 2020-13:39
One of the twelve (the 5033T) will be on the market again next month with Christie's. Even here, go figure how "funny" some auctions are presented: this entire (and quite amazing) private collection that will be on sale in a series of auctions is advertis... 
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Aaah the Celestial in Titanium! I forgot it! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 20th, 2020-17:16
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No competition. CB wins [nt]

 
 By: nafetS : June 20th, 2020-10:06
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And she was probably right...;-)) [nt]

 
 By: FabR : June 20th, 2020-10:38
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CB hands down.... [nt]

 
 By: nacelle : June 20th, 2020-10:48
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CB all day, every day! IMO, not close. [nt]

 
 By: Obeezy : June 20th, 2020-11:25
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Looks like I don’t have to worry about that other guy

 
 By: blownhippie : June 20th, 2020-12:25
The 6007 is more symmetrical, will be harder to get and sell from much higher % above retail. Not worried at all.
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The CB, no contest. [nt]

 
 By: Skyrider01 : June 20th, 2020-13:07
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Not even playing in the same league. [nt]

 
 By: Modernahab : June 20th, 2020-13:10
Or should I say weight class, given the relative densities?
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FPJ for me all day everyday [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : June 20th, 2020-13:19
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Tantalum for me. Without any hesitation. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 20th, 2020-14:18
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Easy choice for me: the FPJ. [nt]

 
 By: vitalsigns : June 20th, 2020-17:11
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Since I already threw titanium into the mix...

 
 By: mdg : June 20th, 2020-17:42
...how about palladium? It always looked good to me and it sounds cool : ) Collected Man ...  
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Now that RD is just stunning 😍 [nt]

 
 By: holdemchamp1225 : June 20th, 2020-17:51
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I second that. [nt]

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : June 20th, 2020-18:50
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How is that different from other brands being manipulating in a similar manner?

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : June 22nd, 2020-08:14
Patek and Rolex come to mind...πŸ˜‰
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Well rolex is not in the same horological

 
 By: Patekphilippecollector : June 22nd, 2020-09:42
League as FPJ and PP as a start. But that's what I was saying ....both hVe deficiencies....FPJ stamps most its dials PP doesnt...this is a new phenomena for them
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LOL ouch [nt]

 
 By: nwk00 : June 27th, 2020-22:23
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That's a pretty bold statement, with direct support from FPJ. However, there is no doubt in my mind that they are stashing away pieces and manipulating the market.

 
 By: nacelle : June 23rd, 2020-05:53
They also played the market, still do, with the 5522... PP certainly knows what is going on and will do the same with the new stainless piece, look the other way. It's free enterprise, you play or don't, whether or not we like it.
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no brainer...CB it is ! [nt]

 
 By: mahesh : June 21st, 2020-03:51
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No contest for me. CB all the way [nt]

 
 By: aperna : June 29th, 2020-09:53
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