Your go-to watch that will never ever leave your collection?

I have 2 watches that i absolutely love and I am certain that these will never leave my collection. I know that there are collectors here that have far more expensive and collectible watches but one thing I love about watchcrunch is that no one on here is snobby 馃榿. If you鈥檙e followed me for some time you know my love for the Seiko Willard and the Gshock Rangeman. What are the watches that will never leave your collection?

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It鈥檚 early still in my ownership but absolutely adore my SMP. Its robust construction make it great for everyday use, and the white dial adds a pop of sunshine to my gray PNW days. 馃憤

Never say never but I always come back to this one. Perfectly sized daily wear.

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My arnie, i think it's a very versatile and tough watch, outside of a formal scenario i see myself wearing anytime.

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Not counting sentimental gifts, it's probably these two for me:

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They're on opposite ends of the spectrum but from the same brand.

I will never give up my GWB5600BC G Shock. Solar, radio controlled, Bluetooth enabled, and on a combi bracelet. It's my watch for the apocalypse and despite giving it all my dirtitiest jobs for 3 years it looks good as new. It's my motorcycle riding watch because the auto light makes it easy to check the time in transit. It's been in rivers lakes and hot tubs. It's been dirty and muddy and exposed to solvent spills. It's handled freezing temps and 100掳+ heat. It's clocked thousands of miles on the bike just soaking up the vibrations with no complaints. It's a solid companion and I genuinely hope it outlasts me.

The other one is my Casio F91w. I actually have 8, I think, in different case colors and all but two, on their og straps, are lovingly color-matched to NATOs. It's the perfect everyday digital watch; lightweight, unpretentious, and reliable. It's got that loveable, 80s retro aesthetic, and on a matching strap they look surprisingly hip to the muggles. I have a lot of great watches that I love, but by far, the watches I get the most compliments on are my gold F91w on an all gold NATO and my white face, silver case F91w on its clear jelly strap.

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Thanks for sharing everyone! It鈥檚 great to read about your watch stories 馃榿

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They're on opposite ends of the spectrum but from the same brand.

I will never give up my GWB5600BC G Shock. Solar, radio controlled, Bluetooth enabled, and on a combi bracelet. It's my watch for the apocalypse and despite giving it all my dirtitiest jobs for 3 years it looks good as new. It's my motorcycle riding watch because the auto light makes it easy to check the time in transit. It's been in rivers lakes and hot tubs. It's been dirty and muddy and exposed to solvent spills. It's handled freezing temps and 100掳+ heat. It's clocked thousands of miles on the bike just soaking up the vibrations with no complaints. It's a solid companion and I genuinely hope it outlasts me.

The other one is my Casio F91w. I actually have 8, I think, in different case colors and all but two, on their og straps, are lovingly color-matched to NATOs. It's the perfect everyday digital watch; lightweight, unpretentious, and reliable. It's got that loveable, 80s retro aesthetic, and on a matching strap they look surprisingly hip to the muggles. I have a lot of great watches that I love, but by far, the watches I get the most compliments on are my gold F91w on an all gold NATO and my white face, silver case F91w on its clear jelly strap.

This is an interesting take, I鈥檝e yet to try the F91W because to be honest I鈥檓 kind of a snob when it comes to quartz digital watches, I love them but I only go for the solar versions. But, yes I do see the value in the F91W

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Not counting sentimental gifts, it's probably these two for me:

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These are 2 beautiful vintage pieces!

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My Rolex Submariner and my Breitling Superocean

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Great picks! I love that you have a pre-ceramic sub, pre-ceramic Rolex sports watches are where it鈥檚 at, I guess I鈥檓 old school in that way, yes modern Rolex has fantastic bank vault level finishing but for me a modern Rolex doesn鈥檛 have the soul that vintage / neo vintage Rolex does. Mine is a Vintage Datejust ref. 1603 from 1964.

The SuperOcean is awesome too! I prefer it on that mesh bracelet than the rubber strap. Cheers, wear them in good health!