Is a 馃寧 time complication worth considering over a GMT?

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No. But when in doubt, buy both.

Absolutely. I love a GMT, but a Traveler/Flyer GMT movement is a total PITA to own if you have multiple watches. The lack of quick set date often results in me simply putting it back in the box and waiting for a closer day.

rigval72

No. But when in doubt, buy both.

True.

I just do not understand why 馃寧 time 鈱 lack the popularity of GMT 鈱, apart from cost.

World timers usually have cities around the bezel. Its tiny, hard to read. Gmt look toolish, easier to read, cheaper and easier to build, used by the military and profesionals (pilots, etc) which increases provenance and the desire for others to want a gmt over a world timer.

rigval72

World timers usually have cities around the bezel. Its tiny, hard to read. Gmt look toolish, easier to read, cheaper and easier to build, used by the military and profesionals (pilots, etc) which increases provenance and the desire for others to want a gmt over a world timer.

True and agreed. . .but. . . 馃寧 time 鈱 track many time zones simultaneously.

Ultimately, both are good and come down to preference about simplicity of the dial.

As a fan of a structured yet chaotic dial, I prefer the 馃寧 time 鈱 but am a proud owner of two GMT 鈱 too.

I just pine for more options with 馃寧 time 鈱.

ayadai

Many of my destinations or their equivalents do not exist on world timer dials; Gary discusses the pitfalls of world timers on the YouTube channel, "I like watches":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhhuG-gA9GA

I have the San Martin GMT SN0116-G2 as an amuse bouche to the 馃寧 time complication.

The 馃寧 time complication is an issue in time zones with daylight savings time and often excludes time zones lacking half hour increments.

They just feel so. . .war room/trading floor boss sometimes.

Ultimately, both are good and come down to preference about simplicity of the dial.

There's your answer.

Buy what you like, not what others think makes sense.

sawtelle.gaijin

True and agreed. . .but. . . 馃寧 time 鈱 track many time zones simultaneously.

Ultimately, both are good and come down to preference about simplicity of the dial.

As a fan of a structured yet chaotic dial, I prefer the 馃寧 time 鈱 but am a proud owner of two GMT 鈱 too.

I just pine for more options with 馃寧 time 鈱.

Which is why the best answer is always buy both

As long as it is a true/traveler GMT.

Of course if you do a lot of business on teh other side of teh world and don't travel, then an office GMT makes sense.

BTW, do any office GMT have snap advance GMT hand? The office GMT I have does not so setting that hand on anything but the top of the hour is an exercise in imprecision.

The problem with world times is DST, so I脙垄脗脗m hesitant to get one that isn脙垄脗脗t novelty. That and history likes to throw a wrench into things. GMTs I find to be more versatile functionally