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Old 24 March 2012, 02:42 PM   #61
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For a while now I've been pondering my little watch journey and where it is
leading. I do know I want gold but except for the WG Sub I somehow
consider Rolex gold a bit heavy-handed for my tastes. No big deal since the
alternatives are such stunners.

So today my AD calls and says he has the 5296 in YG plus many others in a
new shipment. I hadn't seen one in person but from media consider it to be
possibly true perfection. What a learning experience regarding knowing what
I like...

This is one of the three PP cases, where many stand with their jaw hanging
open. Remember to smile for all the security cameras...
Other cases had very nice selections of complicated PPs. If I wasn't happily
married I'd want to meet the woman whose deceased husband left these
two behind... ;)
Now this is what I call a Moonwatch! If I still had a life of getting dressed up every day this is what would be on my wrist...
Here is the 5296 I went to see. It was as spectacular as I was expecting
but after examining it for a while I sadly concluded that it was just too
purely-dressy for my lifestyle of almost exclusively shorts and jeans.
And then it happened...
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Just out of curiosityI asked to see this 5167. Just like with my LVc, it was a
watch I'd seen many photos of but only when I put it on did I find myself
muttering "damn!" It was light as a feather and fit like a glove and I was on
the border of being hypnotized.
I didn't buy it on the spot but do now consider it to be the PP that will be
best for me, considering how it will be worn. No worry that it isn't gold as
I do also anticipate a JLC and a Zenith at some point as well.

Sooo, that's it...

Thanks to all for digging this rabbit hole I'm being sucked into - it feels great.


very nice Jim! Thanks for sharing
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Old 24 March 2012, 02:56 PM   #62
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My wife says we're a bunch of junkies.
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Old 24 March 2012, 03:12 PM   #63
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Buy her a Patek, she'll get over it.
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Old 24 March 2012, 08:40 PM   #64
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Just put deposit on this PP5712R, here just a quick shot from my iPhone


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Old 24 March 2012, 08:46 PM   #65
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Just put deposit on this PP5712R, here just a quick shot from my iPhone


Very nice, Congrats.
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Old 24 March 2012, 09:07 PM   #66
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Very nice!!! Congrats upon arrival!
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Old 25 March 2012, 12:58 AM   #67
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Very nice pick! Huge congrats
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Old 25 March 2012, 12:59 AM   #68
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Very nice pick! Huge congrats!
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Old 25 March 2012, 01:07 AM   #69
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Just put deposit on this PP5712R, here just a quick shot from my iPhone


That is an AWESOME watch! Of course I'm a little biased.
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Old 25 March 2012, 01:35 AM   #70
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My 5711R and 5127G (+cufflinks)

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Old 25 March 2012, 02:28 AM   #71
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My 5711R and 5127G (+cufflinks)

Excellent.
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Old 25 March 2012, 07:37 AM   #72
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That is an AWESOME watch! Of course I'm a little biased.
Thank you, I'm really look forward to get this watch next month
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Old 25 March 2012, 12:55 PM   #73
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Not my watches... they belong to my parents but thought I'd share with you guys.

My father's newest Patek, just in last week.





His other Patek and my mother's Patek.

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Old 25 March 2012, 01:05 PM   #74
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Not my watches... they belong to my parents but thought I'd share with you guys.
Very nice, thanks for sharing.

This thread just keeps getting better all of the time.
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Old 25 March 2012, 01:34 PM   #75
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NSXsan I look forward to seeing that beauty on your wrist next month! Very nice

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You are a very lucky man! If I were to write all the expletives my wife says about our hobby I'd be admonished here
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Old 26 March 2012, 12:35 AM   #76
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Major suckage on this thread! :-)

Here is my old one



PP had 3 (!) price increases last year after I sold mine :-(
you need it back patrick...
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Old 26 March 2012, 12:55 AM   #77
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you need it back patrick...
Yes Patrick come back, the pull is too strong you must not try to resist any longer.
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Old 27 March 2012, 05:01 AM   #78
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I just wanted to add my new one to the thread.
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Old 27 March 2012, 05:22 AM   #79
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I tried this on last week;

now I have it on hold



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Old 27 March 2012, 06:42 AM   #80
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Old 27 March 2012, 07:38 AM   #81
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Always late but always well prepared... Count me in gents... Here are the only two Patek references I have in my collection the 5712 and 5130
Sam, as usual ... I am just out of words with your pics ...

This thread gets the heart racing!
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Old 27 March 2012, 01:27 PM   #82
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Old 27 March 2012, 01:34 PM   #83
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Admiring all the PP beauties here.
Will be awhile to afford a new PP piece, but inherited one. It's a timeless piece indeed....
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Old 27 March 2012, 05:14 PM   #84
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I was thinking about a rose gold AP 15300 and now this thread shows me how good looking a 5167R can be on someone wrist. I am not a big fan of rubber strap but I might change my mine!
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Old 27 March 2012, 06:06 PM   #85
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all patek threads should be banned.
i used to think that pp was for old and boring gentlemen. now there are two possibilities: i was wrong or i have become one.....

all i know that pp remains a distant dream for me in the foreseeable future.
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I guess all new Patek faithful should make a pilgrimage here
http://www.patek.com/contents/default/en/museum.html

http://www.patekmuseum.com/
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Old 27 March 2012, 06:41 PM   #87
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Old 27 March 2012, 09:01 PM   #88
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http://www.patek.com/contents/default/en/museum.html

http://www.patekmuseum.com/
I would like to one day, and have thought about it since I knew about it awhile ago. Maybe one day.
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Old 27 March 2012, 09:03 PM   #89
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i'm going there very very soon

Cool, sounds like we have a lead scout heading there soon.

You must report back to us and let us know all about it Anders.
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Old 27 March 2012, 11:36 PM   #90
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Patek 5035R and 5040P with the Rollie twins.
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