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What's the strategy?

Some watch fans have very firm ideas about how watches should be collected. Theirs is the best way, no discussion and if you disagree, you're wrong. But here on Crunch, I think we're a more varied and...
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Seiko SilverWave Z.

JDM quartz from 1978. lt looks more vintage on brown leather than the previous black. I'm bonding with it. The Seiko SilverWave range has me stumped....


So these are my watches. The ones I wear anyway. As you can see, it's quite a diverse collection. The first from the left is my 37mm SKX type watch. T...

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Pablito commented on Falling back in love with the Longines ยท

Great photo. โค

Pablito commented on Love the bands! ยท

Just when I thought my small group of watches was complete, a strap and bracelet rabbit hole opened up and I fell in. NOOOoooooooo....!

Now I have five watches and around 50 straps. ๐Ÿ˜€

Pablito commented on Just a Doxa ยท

That's gorgeous. I've never seen a Doxa in the metal. But I've always thought they're the choice of watch connoisseurs. ๏ธโ€๐Ÿ”ฅ

Pablito commented on What's the strategy? ยท

Jaeger LeCoutre? Grand Seiko? "Discrete excellence" sounds like a sophisticated plan. โค

Pablito commented on What's the strategy? ยท

You've no hope of rehabilitation? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ


Pablito commented on Mark of Character? ยท

For those unfamiliar with the concept of wabi sabi, it helps.

Pablito commented on NATO Strap on a GMT? ยท

I vote for NATOs on smaller/thinner watches. Big ones wobble too much.

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What's the REAL value of your watches?

I dropped this comment on a two week old thread by @Duggy001 about God Tier Casios. But maybe it deserves to be a post. I have two Casios, see below....