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Old 14 September 2021, 02:40 PM   #1
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5168G or 5164A or F.P Journe Octa Havana

Wife says can only pick one and I am screwed.

Need help.
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Old 14 September 2021, 03:03 PM   #2
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5164a and Platinum CS Havana. You stuck to the rules and only selected one (of the 3) and this way you still get the Havana dial on the beautiful manual wind CS, which is just perfect on the wrist.

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Old 14 September 2021, 04:01 PM   #3
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If you get the 5164 it’ll be the only GMT you need. Then you can sell your two Rolex GMTs and add the FPJ Havana as well. That’ll give you a beautiful and diversified collection. Anyway, that’s the way I’d do it. Whatever you choose, it’s an enviable position to be in. Best of luck!
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Old 14 September 2021, 04:56 PM   #4
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Normally I’d suggest going with the 5168g, but since your collection already has such variation in colour, I think the monochromatic 5164a will complement it quite well.
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Old 14 September 2021, 07:44 PM   #5
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Journe Octa Havana. You have enough sport watches.
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Old 14 September 2021, 10:19 PM   #6
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The warmth color of Journe Octa Havana rosegold really caught my eyes
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Old 14 September 2021, 10:22 PM   #7
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Agreed. The RG of the FPJ is very nice hue.

I will choose the Octa Havana over the other 2 choices.
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Old 14 September 2021, 11:03 PM   #8
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https://www.europeanwatch.com/blog/f...a-dial-review/



MY EYES! Please enjoy yourself!
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Old 14 September 2021, 11:32 PM   #9
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Patek only.
And out of both: 5168G
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Old 15 September 2021, 12:15 AM   #10
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Havana by far
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Old 15 September 2021, 05:37 AM   #11
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It is a little of an apple to orange comparison. I would say go with what you like. There is no wrong or right and depending on if you want fish or meat for dinner.

The only input I have is that, if you already have a nice Patek collection. Adding a Journe to your collection can add variety. And if you donít like it six months down the road, you can always sell it and most likely wonít incur a large loss. I have both PP and FPJ and I will not be able to pick between the two. I have been wearing the FPJ for most of last week and is wearing a 5320 for this week. And I enjoyed both.
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Old 15 September 2021, 05:56 AM   #12
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Old 15 September 2021, 07:40 AM   #13
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5164A would be my choice, great size


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Old 15 September 2021, 09:01 AM   #14
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Old 15 September 2021, 01:08 PM   #15
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Old 15 September 2021, 01:42 PM   #17
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I'm going to throw my vote in for a Journe simply because it's so different.
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Old 15 September 2021, 03:33 PM   #18
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5164A would be my first choice. Followed by 5168G followed by F.P. Journe
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Old 15 September 2021, 08:18 PM   #19
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Strap almost looks Havana there too. Dial also goes a bronze/havana in certain lights.
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Old 15 September 2021, 10:23 PM   #20
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Ok boys, I paid for the 5164A. Inc next week. Thank you all.

Why 5164A? One of my dream watch, Back then it was only over Usd30k but I hesitated to get it.

Also my first time to buy a heavy hitter watch made of stainless steel.
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Old 15 September 2021, 11:37 PM   #21
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Ok boys, I paid for the 5164A. Inc next week. Thank you all.

Why 5164A? One of my dream watch, Back then it was only over Usd30k but I hesitated to get it.

Also my first time to buy a heavy hitter watch made of stainless steel.

Great choice, congratulations! Canít wait to see pics.
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Old 16 September 2021, 12:30 AM   #22
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Ok boys, I paid for the 5164A. Inc next week. Thank you all.

Why 5164A? One of my dream watch, Back then it was only over Usd30k but I hesitated to get it.

Also my first time to buy a heavy hitter watch made of stainless steel.

Congratulations. You canít go wrong either way. Is it grey or from AD?
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Old 16 September 2021, 06:22 AM   #23
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Ok boys, I paid for the 5164A. Inc next week. Thank you all.

Why 5164A? One of my dream watch, Back then it was only over Usd30k but I hesitated to get it.

Also my first time to buy a heavy hitter watch made of stainless steel.

Fantastic! Congrats in advance !


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Old 16 September 2021, 09:35 AM   #24
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Congratulations. You canít go wrong either way. Is it grey or from AD?
Def Grey bro, AD is impossible
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Old 16 September 2021, 09:43 AM   #25
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Def Grey bro, AD is impossible

Now you can put your name down for the Journe at the boutique. It will take a while but it will be much cheaper than the 5164 . Your wife may not get mad after she finds out it is a deal.

Congrats again!
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Old 16 September 2021, 10:39 PM   #26
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Havana - not even close.
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Old 16 September 2021, 11:50 PM   #27
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I have 5164. Both 5168 and Havana on the way. I will rank as follows

(1) 5164A - Most versatile amongst all. Most iconic and very comfortable to wear
(2) Octa Lune Havana - Brown dial is very special. Long power reserve. Superior movement design compared to the traditional 324 series in both Pateks
(3) 5168 - Simple and elegant. More importantly is an Aquanaut. There is always something about the Aquanaut........
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Old 17 September 2021, 11:55 PM   #28
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I have 5164. Both 5168 and Havana on the way. I will rank as follows

(1) 5164A - Most versatile amongst all. Most iconic and very comfortable to wear
(2) Octa Lune Havana - Brown dial is very special. Long power reserve. Superior movement design compared to the traditional 324 series in both Pateks
(3) 5168 - Simple and elegant. More importantly is an Aquanaut. There is always something about the Aquanaut........

Wow, thanks for the info!
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Old 17 September 2021, 11:56 PM   #29
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Now you can put your name down for the Journe at the boutique. It will take a while but it will be much cheaper than the 5164 . Your wife may not get mad after she finds out it is a deal.

Congrats again!

Might try it out
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Old 18 September 2021, 02:26 AM   #30
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Good choice...can't go wrong with the 5164A
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