Which would you choose?

My wife and I are having our first child this August, and I am planning to get a watch to commemorate the moment (as well as to one day pass on to her). I am definitely leaning a certain way but of this list (similar price range), which would you pick if you were in my shoes?

Not that it needs to fit, but I have included a photo of my current collection if you prefer to pick based on overall cohesiveness.

Let me know your reasoning! Can't wait to hear y'all's thoughts.

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Try a couple of watches. Not only for you. Try MIDO Comander.

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Based on movement alone, I鈥檇 pick Lorier.

Full disclosure, I own a Baltic Aquascaphe and a Lorier Zephyr.

But the movement in the MR01 puts me off.

Donster_125

Based on movement alone, I鈥檇 pick Lorier.

Full disclosure, I own a Baltic Aquascaphe and a Lorier Zephyr.

But the movement in the MR01 puts me off.

I appreciate the insight! What about the movement do you not like? Is it an aesthetics issue or a functionality issue?

YuyoSal

Try a couple of watches. Not only for you. Try MIDO Comander.

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Oh now that is a fun idea! I'll see if I can get my wife on board 馃榿

Shai879

I appreciate the insight! What about the movement do you not like? Is it an aesthetics issue or a functionality issue?

Actually from an aesthetic perspective, it鈥檚 gorgeous. I鈥檓 more concerned about its reliability and longevity as its unproven vs the Miyota 9000 series.

I鈥檓 an unabashed fanboy of the Miyota 9000 series as it鈥檚 reliable, affordable and easily serviced/replaced. Plus it鈥檚 incredibly thin.

Donster_125

Actually from an aesthetic perspective, it鈥檚 gorgeous. I鈥檓 more concerned about its reliability and longevity as its unproven vs the Miyota 9000 series.

I鈥檓 an unabashed fanboy of the Miyota 9000 series as it鈥檚 reliable, affordable and easily serviced/replaced. Plus it鈥檚 incredibly thin.

That makes complete sense. Thank you for the input!

Speaking as a father, you will be going to 鈥渨ar鈥 my friend. Sleepless nights, poop parade and diapers duties. You need something cost effective and war-proof! Hamilton would be my pick! But I would choose bracelet tho, you don鈥檛 want to change diapers on a nato鈥 馃槀

Shai879

Oh now that is a fun idea! I'll see if I can get my wife on board 馃榿

That鈥檚 the way do.

Seeing your collection i think the baltic would be a better adition, design wise speaking. But i do find the Lorier the better looking

The Lorier is rather special. I find the Hamilton a bit boring, and that specific Baltic is an odd fish.

You can also look at Taska Watches.

(I have Lorier Hyperion and Baltic Herm茅tique)