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What watch do you wear?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Doran, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. wez130

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 31, 2004

    Posts: 10,735

    Location: Matakana New Zealand

    I have a Rotary watch for smart, a Seiko chronograph for sporty look and aPolice watch for casual wear.
     
  2. Scuzi

    Man of Honour

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 19,600

    Location: Жит&#10

    This is my current everyday workhorse watch. It's a Fortis GMT Spacematic Date.

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    By far the best watch that I have owned. I do have my eyes firmly fixed on a Panerai for special occasions but that'll have to wait another few months.
     
  3. romperstomper

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Sep 9, 2007

    Posts: 1,883

    Mind you some charge crazy amounts for a new battery , I had a waterproof one and the shop I brought it from said it had to be sent away to be resealed and wanted to charge me £60 it cost me about £110 accurist I think it was ,anyway I took it down the road and they charged me £5 but said it may not be waterproof any more ,they were right :(:D
     
  4. A.N.Other

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Nov 6, 2005

    Posts: 8,064

    Location: MK45

    Yeah, I'd love one of those. That watch is stunning, purely because of the simplicity. Some of the other Spring Drive watches will be nice too, looking at the website.
     
  5. ruffneck

    Wise Guy

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    Location: Le Norfolk

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  6. muttclugg

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 10, 2007

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    Location: SE

    21st Birthday present (a few years ago now :( )

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  7. dustiestrat

    Wise Guy

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    Location: croydon,surrey

    my watch costs me £60 everytime battery goes as needs to be pressurised when it gets done:(
     
  8. Mattus

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 30, 2003

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    Location: London

    Sorry for rubbish picture.

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  9. V4NT0M

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 18, 2007

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    Location: Land of the Scots

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  10. ~J~

    Sgarrista

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    Location: London

  11. Mat

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 18, 2002

    Posts: 13,905

    Probably, but like cufflinks, they will still be a fashion statement.
     
  12. carlazai

    Mobster

    Joined: Feb 16, 2007

    Posts: 2,601

    I have a £7.50 Casio from Argos which i'am proud of, was supposed to £15. I work in a lab so a nice watch is slightly pointless as i need stopwatch and hard wearing design.
     
  13. MoratJG

    Mobster

    Joined: Nov 2, 2002

    Posts: 2,835

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    The Moonwatch.

    There are many watches I would love to own (Pateks and Daytonas', for example) but I just love the provenance of the Moonwatch. As much as my collection grows; I don't think anything will ever replace it as my favourite.
     
  14. voodooflux

    Hitman

    Joined: Nov 6, 2003

    Posts: 964

    Location: Redditch

    Citizen Nighthawk BJ7000 52E - managed to pick one up for ~ £130.

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  15. The Mad Rapper

    Banned

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  16. Kona*

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 29, 2003

    Posts: 2,037

    Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

    I wear a Seiko Premier Perpetual Kinetic (SNP001P1) - Got it for my 21st Birthday. I wear it almost every day, although I take it off when I am doing anything that might kill it!

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  17. ScarySquirrel

    Capodecina

    Joined: Jan 13, 2004

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    Location: South East

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    I'm not even joking :p

    I have another watch which my mum gave me when my Dad passed away a couple of weeks ago. She gave it to him as a present a couple of years ago and he wore it every day. I haven't worm it much though. It is nice though :)
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2008
  18. ^187

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 17, 2005

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    Location: Leeds

    Have the same one as ruffneck :)

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  19. LORD APOCALYPSE

    Gangster

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    Location: High above the world

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    Barometer, altimeter, compass, cool! I love digital watches.:D
     
  20. rjk

    Caporegime

    Joined: Aug 8, 2007

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    i used to have one of those!
    great watch

    then they started selling them in argos!

    best watch i had was a nixon rocker
    i have another nixon now - but i rarely wear it as i use my phone/pc for the time at work

    and i dont care about time at weekends!