Today I am sadly posting back this awesome Benyar that @VintageNat very kindly allowed me to borrow for a few months.
I've always craved a Panerai type watch but wasn't sure about the style or size, so her kindly sending this to me to test drive was an awesome way to get to know what I liked and disliked about this particular look. So big thanks to Vintagenat. You are amazing 🍻
In contrast, my son (10) came to me recently and asked to borrow one of my watches while he went out on his bike.
After wiping the tears of laughter from my eyes I eventually dug him out an old Casio of his dad's and slapped it on a nato for him. I was convinced that would be the last I saw of it, but surprisingly he actually looks after it, absolutely loves it and now wants to talk about the calculator watches he can use to cheat on school tests.
This brings me to my recent problem of my Baltic from @HotWatchChick69 which is an absolutely fabulous watch.
It wears just perfectly, the dial is lush and every time I look at it I smile at the thought of all the d*** pics arriving in HWC69's DMs now.
It's a gorgeous watch.... too gorgeous... how am I supposed to resist putting this thing on my wrist in the morning when I'm supposed to be wearing my Seiko every day until either I die or @TonyXXX and @chronotriggered do? The only answer was to remove the temptation. After @Gasworks magnanimously backed down in the auction for this watch he has now kindly agreed to be it's caretaker and enjoy it in Wales for the next few years or so while I continue on with this dumb as hell 1WC challenge. Temptation removed, problem solved. I'm still in the game folks.
So for me, borrowing and lending watches has been a positive experience so far. Anyone else lend anything to others? Would you if asked? Even your special ones??