Torn on these two watches. Heart is on the romance of the mechanical, but head tells me date/auto. I work from home and my dress standard when meeting clients is smart casual.
I'd pick the date/auto, it's a more practical watch.
Alternatively, buy the mechanical, and a nice quartz with a date for the days you don't feel ambitious enough to wind a watch. Vaer makes a quartz field watch with 100m WR, in 36mm and 40mm. I don't have a Vaer quartz watch(yet), but I do have a D5 Arctic diver, and it is well made.
Go with your head.
Suits your needs better
There is no "romance" in horology and watches don't have a "soul"😀
Date/auto. Makes it more purposeful.
ha ha... yes this hobby did take my soul!
I did have a Vaer. My fav microbrand. I like their new push into solar... the new auto ha ha
And your wallet, if you're anything like me :D
On a massive cleanout from12x watches to just 4..stay tuned:
Date / Auto if it’s an everyday watch.
i just like it to tell the wright time no bells or bangs
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