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Old 25 January 2018, 12:55 PM   #1
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How old were you when you got your first Patek?

So ... How old were you when you got your first Patek?

I have been saving for a Patek, I am 35, want a 5726/1A-001 - but looks like that watch is about 9 years away for me - with real life in the way, I cannot dedicate too much towards my watch fund right now - with a new house last year and new baby on the way, got to prioritize those over the Patek Fund

Just wondering when people get their Patek's - how old were you and what watch was it??

Need some motivation that it will be worth it!!
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Old 25 January 2018, 12:57 PM   #2
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30 when I got my first keeper, 5711


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Old 25 January 2018, 01:13 PM   #3
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32 when I got my 5167/1A. Still a daily wearer for me although I've never actually used the bracelet
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Old 25 January 2018, 01:16 PM   #4
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Old 25 January 2018, 01:19 PM   #5
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34 and got the watch you want, 5726. Itís fantastic!


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Old 25 January 2018, 01:22 PM   #6
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34 and got the watch you want, 5726. Itís fantastic!


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Old 25 January 2018, 01:30 PM   #7
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41 and it was a 5107g Calatrava.
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Old 25 January 2018, 02:33 PM   #8
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At 28, I got a 5164 Aquanaut traveltime.

Now, Iím 33 with 5 more Pateks and on a really long wait list for a Tiffany dial 5711.
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Old 25 January 2018, 02:39 PM   #9
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30 5711r
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Old 25 January 2018, 02:42 PM   #10
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5167A 26 great watch.
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Old 25 January 2018, 02:49 PM   #11
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Old 25 January 2018, 03:18 PM   #12
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23 got a 5205r black dial
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Old 25 January 2018, 03:35 PM   #13
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30 and got my minute repeater... Kidding. Got the 5711/1a and can't wait to get my next. Got a few vintage Rolex before that though
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Old 25 January 2018, 05:49 PM   #14
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I bought my first Patek at 39 years of age. It was a lovely Calatrava 5296G.
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Old 25 January 2018, 05:55 PM   #15
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Get what you like age is simply a number! Congrats on your new baby! It’s an asset and can be sold if you ever have a rainy day!
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Old 25 January 2018, 06:10 PM   #16
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30, 5711 in 2015
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Old 25 January 2018, 06:37 PM   #17
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Old 25 January 2018, 06:54 PM   #18
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27, got a 5167A last year.
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Old 25 January 2018, 06:59 PM   #19
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I was 21. Any younger takers?
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Old 25 January 2018, 10:39 PM   #20
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How old were you when you got your first Patek?


48, after family priorities all sorted and a good business year!


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Old 26 January 2018, 06:42 AM   #21
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35 when I got my 5167 and 36 when I bought my 5711.
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Old 26 January 2018, 06:49 AM   #22
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69 1/2. Just retired. Gift to myself 5712-001a. Numerous Rolexes. Life sometimes just gets in the way.
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Old 26 January 2018, 09:09 AM   #23
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38, 5711/1r.

We are fast starters here, but I'm sure the average age is well over 40.
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Old 26 January 2018, 09:22 AM   #24
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34 - 5167a.

I consider myself very fortunate and blessed to be able to do so at such an age.
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Old 26 January 2018, 09:25 AM   #25
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I was 34 and it was a 5711
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Old 26 January 2018, 09:52 AM   #26
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39 years - 5167 and 5711 within the same week, and birthday month!!!
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Old 26 January 2018, 12:25 PM   #27
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21, a vintage calatrava
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Old 26 January 2018, 12:54 PM   #28
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Old 26 January 2018, 01:31 PM   #29
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53, 5167. When I was younger, Patek to me was always old guys watch. Kind a like retirement gift from your company. How wrong I was
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Old 26 January 2018, 02:51 PM   #30
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38. Just received my 5711 last month.
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