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Old 27 April 2020, 03:12 AM   #1
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Please review my collection

I'm curious on what others opinion and feedback of my humble collection. Please rank which ones is a must to keep and which could be off-loaded or may be redundant. Which would be your daily driver and their occasions?

Tudor Pelagos
Tudor BB GMT
Omega Moonwatch
Panerai Luminor 1321
Explorer 39mm
BLNR

I'm always curious about the idea of owning just one watch. Which one would be your pick if only can have one watch? Thank you and stay safe.
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:33 AM   #2
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I would keep the Rolex, Omega, and Panerai if you want to scale down. I think a two or three watch collection is ok. At a minimum keeping the BLNR, and Panerai or Explorer is a no brainer.
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:40 AM   #3
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No one can tell you want to do, think or feel but since you are asking, I'd keep the Explorer (if it is a Mk II version with lume numerals) as my one and only.

For a 3 watch, I'd go Explorer, BLNR and perhaps the Omega. I'd let the rest go.

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Old 27 April 2020, 03:43 AM   #4
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I would reverse the order you put them in but flip the Omega and PAM to have the Omega ranked above. The BLNR or Explorer would make a great one and only if you were so inclined.
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:44 AM   #5
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This may be the easiest question post ever....BLNR. Unload the rest and get a Day-Date.
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:46 AM   #6
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If I could have only one of those watches its a hand down for the BLNR for me.

I can't and won't rank which to keep or offload without knowing your preferences and what you hope to get.
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:50 AM   #7
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This may be the easiest question post ever....BLNR. Unload the rest and get a Day-Date.
Second that too
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:52 AM   #8
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Every day? explorer 1, unless you absolutely must have a date.

One watch, blnr.

Let go? Tudor bb gmt (mainly for redundancy reasons) and Panerai.

Only caveat is mainly condition and or sentiment
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:04 AM   #9
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Keep the BLNR, get rid of the rest. Then I would get a 36mm SS DateJust for a dress/casual watch, or white dial 39mm OP for a sport/casual/dress watch. Less is more, and keep it simple.

Having just one watch is pretty mush impossible for TRF. I could see two, and that’s a far stretch.
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:09 AM   #10
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:17 AM   #11
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Keep the BLNR and trade the rest towards a PM Rolex, AP or Lange.
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:18 AM   #12
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If you want to scale down.
I would Keep the following
Omega Moonwatch
Explorer 39mm
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:24 AM   #13
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For the OP,

IMO, I would swap them all (except your OP), pay a few thousand, and get a SS Daytona...
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:33 AM   #14
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i like variety, so i would recommend that you offload the explorer and an IWC


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Old 27 April 2020, 04:36 AM   #15
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I would keep the Omega, the BLNR and the Explorer, this gives a balance IMHO.
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Old 27 April 2020, 05:01 AM   #16
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The BLNR in your collection would be my pick for 1 watch. Robust, adequate water resistance for diving, rotating bezel for timing, 2nd time zone. If you didnt have that, it would have been the Tudor GMT.
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Old 27 April 2020, 05:02 AM   #17
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I would off load them in the below order and keep the Explorer as a daily.

Tudor Pelagos
Tudor BB GMT
Panerai Luminor 1321
BLNR
Omega Moonwatch
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Old 27 April 2020, 05:12 AM   #18
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Keep the Pelagos as a diver option, the BLNR for GMT, Omega for chrono and Exp for everything inbetween.

I think 4 is a good number to allow you to rotate enough to wear each piece...
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Old 27 April 2020, 05:28 AM   #19
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Keep the Speedy Pro for sure.
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Old 27 April 2020, 05:59 AM   #20
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Really impressive collection you have there. If you're going to just keep one from the list I'd say to keep the 116710/126710BLNR. It's robust and the most versatile of your list.

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Old 27 April 2020, 06:15 AM   #21
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Keep blnr,exp and bb gmt.Sell the rest and buy another Rolex.that said all nice watches.
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Old 27 April 2020, 06:23 AM   #22
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Thank you everyone for your feedback. I've come to realize that my daily watch needs to have a date functionality. I reserve the nodate for weekends. This is resulting the Explorer and the Moonwatch to be the least worn over the years.
I'm also falling out of love with the Panerai. Maybe because of the size and heft. The Tudor watches were purchased to scratch my itch for a BLRO and a Sub c.

As for the suggestion to offload all but the BLNR and get a Day-date, I'm thinking maybe this idea have merit as I am starting to feel curious of owning a PM timepiece.

Please stay safe.
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Old 27 April 2020, 01:27 PM   #23
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I'm curious on what others opinion and feedback of my humble collection. Please rank which ones is a must to keep and which could be off-loaded or may be redundant. Which would be your daily driver and their occasions?

Tudor Pelagos
Tudor BB GMT
Omega Moonwatch
Panerai Luminor 1321
Explorer 39mm
BLNR

I'm always curious about the idea of owning just one watch. Which one would be your pick if only can have one watch? Thank you and stay safe.

Keep the Explorer and the Moonwatch . They are two cool watches . Offload the rest .
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Old 27 April 2020, 01:37 PM   #24
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I'd say keep your own opinion and off-load the opinions of complete strangers on the internet.
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Old 27 April 2020, 01:52 PM   #25
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Personally, Id jettison all of them; but if you are going to keep only one, the BLNR is the one to keep from that list.
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:01 PM   #26
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I would keep these:
Tudor Pelagos
Omega Moonwatch
BLNR

and get rid of the rest to get a pm piece or tt datejust
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Old 27 April 2020, 03:28 PM   #27
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Id sell the BB GMT (duplicative with the BLNR) and replace it with a nice bronze watch like the Zenith Bronze Type 20.
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:01 PM   #28
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I'm curious on what others opinion and feedback of my humble collection. Please rank which ones is a must to keep and which could be off-loaded or may be redundant. Which would be your daily driver and their occasions?

Tudor Pelagos
Tudor BB GMT
Omega Moonwatch
Panerai Luminor 1321
Explorer 39mm
BLNR

I'm always curious about the idea of owning just one watch. Which one would be your pick if only can have one watch? Thank you and stay safe.
I’d keep the BLNR, EXP and Omega. (BLNR is my fav)
Shift the others to fund a sub
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:13 PM   #29
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Keep the BLNR and move the rest on.... get a Skydweller for a change up
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Old 27 April 2020, 04:28 PM   #30
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Such a subjective thing according to which watch you prefer. I'd say ask your wife or partner for their opinion. It matters far more!! Personally i'd sell them and keep the explorer. Then use the $ delta in a a different vocation. But then again I haven't sold my other watches cos the market is a buyer's one rn.
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