Luxury Watches

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  1. daves88

    daves88 Active Member

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    Anyone into luxury watches on here?

    :)
     
  2. Ace in the Hole

    Ace in the Hole Well-Known Member

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    Are there any lightweight full sports mode luxury watches available, would be interested.
    For now, happy with my $30 Timex sports watch for $30 from Catch of the Day.
    My wife bought me an Apple watch for XMas, it's still in the box...
     
  3. mrdobalina

    mrdobalina Well-Known Member

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    I've got a few in my collection.
    AP royal oak
    Panerai
    IWC
    Plus a few others.
     
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  4. KDP

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    I got a Sub to mark a milestone last year. Love it but can't justify another purchase any time soon.
     
  5. bread_boy

    bread_boy Well-Known Member

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    Omega Seamaster Chronograoh blue dial
    Rolex Sea Dweller 16600

    Next purchase: Rolex Datejust black diamond dial w/ Jubilee bracelet

    Goal purchase: AP Royal Oak 41mm (blue or white dial)

    Dream purchase: Rolex Sky Dweller
     
  6. bread_boy

    bread_boy Well-Known Member

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    Going to HK/Macau next week. Hoping to find something decent. Too bad the AUD is so bad compared to a few years back.
     
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  7. mrdobalina

    mrdobalina Well-Known Member

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    You should consider looking in KL. No tax for tourists and the MYR has been hammered more than the AUD in the last few years.

    That was where I got my AP :)
     
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  8. bread_boy

    bread_boy Well-Known Member

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    Nice! I was also considering just buying local and claiming the tax back at TRS.
    If I can get a decent enough discount from the store (8-10%) do you think it would work out similar?
     
  9. KDP

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    If you're passing through Singapore I can pass you my contact at the Rolex AD. He's offered me 8% off the GMT so datejust should even a bit more. You'll be able to get the 7% odd GST back too.
     
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    bread_boy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks KDP!

    Unfortunately not going via KL or Singapore.
    Going to HK via China :(
     
  11. Phase2

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    Bad?? It's terrible! The only I'd still buy in HK is a bespoke suit.. and even then the cost of accom for a week while they make it/measure you is killer!!
     
  12. Phase2

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    I like to look at them. When I'm earning more than my wife can spend, then I'll look at getting one.
     
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  13. bread_boy

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    Yeah tried to change today. UAE offered 5.6HKD
    Temple street seafood just got a whole lot pricier :eek:
     
  14. daves88

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    Nice collection mate - what kind of IWC?

    Ceramic with date?

    Make that 2...

    Maybe checkout TRF - They tend to workout fairly cheap.
     
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  16. KDP

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    [QUOTE="daves88, post: 362143, member: 7068]

    Ceramic with date?

    [/QUOTE]

    Ceramic no date, I'm a Sean Connery man.
     
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  17. Chabs

    Chabs Well-Known Member

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    Casually carrying a US $35000+ watch in a collection :eek:



    Quick question: Any suggestions for a nice everyday wear watch that includes a compass? Prefer something affordable, so probably not really on topic..