Thanks Volker.... [nt]

Feb 12, 2019,09:56 AM
 

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Another affordable PP

 
 By: runie(1) : February 11th, 2019-08:01
Today's choice simple 5960 P ...  

That strap is way more expensive than the watch 😀

 
 By: COUNT DE MONET : February 11th, 2019-08:05
Very nice strap! And 5960 P ...

"Affordable" is a relative term, my friend!

 
 By: NickO : February 11th, 2019-09:29
There are about 7.4 Billion people on the planet with a median per-capita income of around $3,000 USD (Gallup analytics). The retail price on that Patek is approximately $95K USD which represents over 30 years gross income for the average citizen of the w... 

+1 Nick. Well said. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : February 11th, 2019-10:24

I'm not responsible for any unequal living conditions in the world.....

 
 By: runie(1) : February 11th, 2019-11:54
.... and be sure, I know I'm privileged to wear a wristwatch...

No one is holding you responsible for anything

 
 By: NickO : February 11th, 2019-13:32
Perhaps you’ll agree with me that a $95K capital good is not “affordable” to the vast majority of the world’s population? The point has been made so I will leave it here. NickO

I dare to say that

 
 By: runie(1) : February 11th, 2019-15:15
The majority of the world's population does not miss a 95k US$ watch.... The majority even cannot afford a big Mac Hamburger meal. But it is not my mission to change any subjective felt injustice or fight for "social" equality (I wonder what does "social"... 

The 5960P-001 is not an inexpensive watch for sure ...

 
 By: Mean Solar Time : February 11th, 2019-19:12
... but the 2006 introductory price for that first edition ended up being a decent buy when considering the wealth of complications.

+1! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : February 11th, 2019-23:29

Did I tell you that this is my current favorite watch? 😊

 
 By: 1WatchMan : February 11th, 2019-14:41
Btw, never thought of a black strap with red stitching for it. Definitely it's not for me, but I have to reckon that the color combination makes sense. Enjoy it!

Thks for your comments

 
 By: runie(1) : February 11th, 2019-14:57
The charcoal strap with red stitches has been the very first series of 5960 P. Imo it's a very nice combination, I really like it more than the brown strap... ...  

I don’t need to say anything.

 
 By: Miles_151 : February 11th, 2019-15:19
My preference is this colour strap on the original 5960P. M. ...  

Very nice! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : February 11th, 2019-23:08

Thanks Volker.... [nt]

 
 By: runie(1) : February 12th, 2019-09:56