The AD called about the Platinum Daytona... your views are needed!

Sep 15, 2020,00:26 AM
 

I’ve yearned for this watch since its release. It’s a lot of money and I wondered what you think - should I buy or pass?








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Here is the one I could see...

 
 By: amanico : September 15th, 2020-08:35
Much cooler in the real than on pictures. Heavy, yes, but very comfortable once on the wrist. ...  

Your question gives me the impression that it could become a safe queen

 
 By: penfriend : September 15th, 2020-00:34
and thus I would not take it

+1 Well said! [nt]

 
 By: redcorals : September 15th, 2020-10:35

I think that this is a fantastic reference since everyone knows how expensive this watch is

 
 By: Reuven Malter : September 15th, 2020-00:40
Yet however, its not bling bling at all. That is a combination we dont have very often. I really like the color combination, too. Fantastic. However, i personally would buy a Patek, Lange or Vacheron complication for the money, enjoy your journey!

Your choice

 
 By: VinnieD : September 15th, 2020-00:40
But I would go all in and take the diamonds index version - don't be shy ;-)

It’s a special Daytona I would...

 
 By: T.S. : September 15th, 2020-00:41
Pull the trigger for it if I were you! I believe the only way you can respond to that question yourself is : how did you feel when you had it on your wrist ?

It's a fantastic watch

 
 By: batholith : September 15th, 2020-00:42
but only you can answer that question. Lots of options at that price.

pass

 
 By: Weems@8 : September 15th, 2020-01:22
But if your heart says it’s the most beautiful watch, go for it.

If you're undecided or have doubts it probably doesn't make sense [nt]

 
 By: Uncle Chico : September 15th, 2020-01:44
Aesthetically it's beautiful.

the only ceramic daytona i d ever consider to buy

 
 By: Passionata_george : September 15th, 2020-01:47
if u like it go for it

i like it a lot.... yes, its a lot of money, for sure, but it's a platinum daytona (50yrs edition, right!?)

 
 By: @lberti : September 15th, 2020-01:53
if i had the hard money, i would go for it. i like the weight too!

Money is secondary beside, for love money does count

 
 By: PoyFR : September 15th, 2020-02:52
You are the one who getting married, if you divorce probably you will be break even if it is a forced marriage it probably won't last very long and too soon may be mean some losses. For example I like some of its features but it is not for me, my wife sta... 

That is one of the watches that will never leave my collection

 
 By: radone : September 15th, 2020-02:53
If you can afford it, I am sure you won't regret it! ...  

If I could, I would!

 
 By: Arronax : September 15th, 2020-02:54
Lovely dial but yes to the mildy-trained or expert eye, it will inevitably generate some attention. Half the joy of platinum is other people not knowing, from that angle it's a fail but then again, what a dial!

The thing that struck me the most is that you’ve “yearned for this watch since its release”...it’s a really strong feeling that we don’t have for many watches.

 
 By: FabR : September 15th, 2020-03:07
Frankly, if that feeling was confirmed when you tried it on your wrist...then it’s such a great Rolex that I would go for it — no doubt about it!😉🥂

Yes yes and yes.

 
 By: Miles_151 : September 15th, 2020-03:16
IMO the nicest modern Daytona bar none. This pic might help you decide. Do it. M. ...  

yummy.. [nt]

 
 By: redcorals : September 15th, 2020-10:46

Since you are not 100% sure yourself

 
 By: MTR : September 15th, 2020-03:20
and need our opinion: let it go. Pass it. There´s no place for doubts in this price range. IMHO. All the best Thomas

If you are buying from an AD I think it’s a go

 
 By: descartes1 : September 15th, 2020-03:51
These are not so readily available and trading at a an ever-growing premium. I’m sure you will love it, but if you don’t, because it’s a hot commodity you could always get out of it. Personally, I think it’s the coolest, most special watch rolex has made ... 

Definitely one of my fav Rolex watch.

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : September 15th, 2020-03:57
If the money isnt a issue i would go for it

Irregardless how I love the watch . . .

 
 By: Jim14 : September 15th, 2020-07:54
. . .+1 to the idea that "if you have any doubts, probably not the purchase you should make".

One of my horological regrets

 
 By: pongster : September 15th, 2020-08:25
Not getting it a couple of years back. Offered by AD at a discount. Was already on my wrist. A friend is also contemplating a similar issue (platona OR AP RG brick chronograph). I told him the same message above and showed this same picture. ...  

Love it

 
 By: rremiker : September 15th, 2020-08:38
These could have been had for USD$52-55,000 as short as 3 years ago.....Now selling over the USD$75K retail price preowned. Regardless, I think it’s a very exclusive and beautiful watch.

Love mine.

 
 By: Jke67245 : September 15th, 2020-16:43
It is the second most worn watch own. If you can get it at retail, jump on it! Nothing to lose, you should be able to sell it for a profit.

If you need confirmation

 
 By: watch-er : September 16th, 2020-06:24
I suggest you pass. A watch for so money should scream out to you in loud, clear and certain terms.

Just my opinion.

 
 By: roger.goodgion : September 16th, 2020-21:42
If you have tried it on your wrist and did not immediately think “ oh my god,yes!” Then it is not the watch for you. And that is ok. You don’t have to like it just because many people do. I have never had an AD offer me one. I would buy it if offered to m... 

I passed because I DID NOT love the brown dial

 
 By: ppatti99 : September 19th, 2020-14:38
And that was at $50K a few years ago. Everyone has their opinions obviously. I ended up with the Platinum Glacier President and LOVE IT!!