The Rolex Forums   The Rolex Watch

ROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEX

Old 11 November 2018, 06:10 AM   #1
Waiteu2
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Real Name: Craig
Location: United Kingdom
Watch: PP
Posts: 57
Patek 5296R incoming today

After a bit of ringing round to get on a list for a 5164A finally managed to sort one and should arrive in the next few months.
Anyway i thought id call in the AD today so he could put a face to the name and have a chat etc..

I'd asked previously if he had a sector dialled 5296R in which he had.I'd hankered after this watch for ages and deliberated between this and the plain dialled 5296 but once i saw it in the flesh it was an easy decision for me although the plain dial is Patek simplicity at its best.


Anyway to say I'm chuffed is an understatement and to top it all i'm on the list for a Blue 5711 so will just sit and wait fingers crossed.

Waiteu2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 November 2018, 07:18 AM   #2
s.m.b.
"TRF" Member
 
s.m.b.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: PNW
Posts: 200
Love those blue hands.
__________________
Rolex, Patek Philippe
s.m.b. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 November 2018, 09:18 AM   #3
Ichiran
"TRF" Member
 
Ichiran's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Real Name: Michael
Location: Near an AD
Watch: 11 and 12
Posts: 934
Congrats!! Love that sector dial!
Ichiran is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 November 2018, 10:28 AM   #4
Vipes
2018 Pledge Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,788
One of my favorite Calatravas. Congrats!
Vipes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 November 2018, 03:07 PM   #5
mps354
2018 BOND 007 Pledge Member
 
mps354's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Real Name: Mike
Location: CT
Posts: 7,423
Well done!
mps354 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 November 2018, 05:41 AM   #6
Waiteu2
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Real Name: Craig
Location: United Kingdom
Watch: PP
Posts: 57
A couple more pics on the wrist.




Waiteu2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 November 2018, 08:36 AM   #7
CoveWatch
2018 DAYTONA Pledge Member
 
CoveWatch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Real Name: Pete
Location: SoCal
Watch: Rolex & AP
Posts: 1,556
Looks really good on the wrist! Congratulations!
CoveWatch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 November 2018, 09:03 AM   #8
jon_jon
"TRF" Member
 
jon_jon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 3,325
Very nice I always thought that the sectored dial has a special vintage look to it
jon_jon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 November 2018, 10:21 AM   #9
hodie9
2018 Pledge Member
 
hodie9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Real Name: Kyle
Location: Salt Lake City
Watch: D-Blue;CHNR;116519
Posts: 333
Looks great. Congrats.
__________________
116500LN Black; 116519LN OF; 116660 D-Blue; 126711CHNR; 15400ST Silver; Omega PO 8900
hodie9 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12 November 2018, 11:02 AM   #10
michael T
2018 Pledge Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Houston
Posts: 180
I like the dial. Mine says hello.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 5296r.JPG (238.2 KB, 314 views)
michael T is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12 November 2018, 12:46 PM   #11
Hairdude1
2018 DAYTONA Pledge Member
 
Hairdude1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Real Name: Alex
Location: Chicago
Watch: AP,PP, Rolex
Posts: 37,010
Love it!
__________________
Instagram: @Hairdude
Watches in Collection 5070R, 5522A, 214270 MK1, 228238

16750, 26401, 5711, 116718, 116710LN, 116300, 16710"Coke", 372, 15300, 15703 (All Flipped)
Official Member "Perpetual 30" Las Vegas GTG 2016
Official Member "WIS-CON" Las Vegas International GTG 2017
Official Member 'WIS-CON' Las Vegas Int'l GTG 2018
Hairdude1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 November 2018, 03:56 AM   #12
JJ WA
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Seattle
Posts: 645
Beautiful. Really beautiful. Classy and stylish.
Congrats!
JJ WA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13 November 2018, 11:58 AM   #13
Calatrava r
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Real Name: Bob
Location: United States
Watch: Rolex and Patek
Posts: 1,164
My advice is keep this watch, enjoy it, and forget about the 5711. Life is too short. Both watches haves the 324SC movement. This movement is better suited for your reference. If you want a sports watch buy a no date Sub.
Calatrava r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 November 2018, 12:29 AM   #14
Calatrava r
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Real Name: Bob
Location: United States
Watch: Rolex and Patek
Posts: 1,164
Quote:
Originally Posted by michael T View Post
I like the dial. Mine says hello.
Love the deployant. How much extra was that if you ordered it.
Calatrava r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 16 November 2018, 05:01 AM   #15
R!$
"TRF" Member
 
R!$'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,862
Congrats and great pics
Its a nice watch
__________________
Rolex, PP, and AP
R!$ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 07:08 AM   #16
Waiteu2
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Real Name: Craig
Location: United Kingdom
Watch: PP
Posts: 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by Calatrava r View Post
My advice is keep this watch, enjoy it, and forget about the 5711. Life is too short. Both watches haves the 324SC movement. This movement is better suited for your reference. If you want a sports watch buy a no date Sub.
A very good point.Not took this off since i bought it and dont recall feeling that way about previous 5711 ive owned.
Waiteu2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 07:36 AM   #17
toucan
2018 Pledge Member
 
toucan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: NYC
Watch: 5970
Posts: 1,288
Grats!
toucan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 07:58 AM   #18
Jonnyj
2018 Pledge Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Real Name: Jonny
Location: Denver
Watch: Yachtmaster 2
Posts: 116
Very nice watch!!
Jonnyj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 10:08 AM   #19
bf2017
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 4
Congrats! I've been debating between this and a 5227R. Been difficult to decide.
bf2017 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:16 AM   #20
Justindo
"TRF" Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: California
Posts: 852
Congratulations. It's a nice sporty, dressy Calatrava that should be fairly versatile.
Justindo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 12:01 PM   #21
ppalasthira
"TRF" Member
 
ppalasthira's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Thailand
Posts: 645
Congrats. The best dial on a Calatrava IMO.
ppalasthira is online now   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 11:04 PM   #22
Tan
2018 Pledge Member
 
Tan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Canada
Watch: PP 5035G
Posts: 1,029
Congrats on such a beautiful piece
__________________
Patek Philippe Annual Calendar 5035G-033
Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk
Rolex Datejust II 116334
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch 311.30.42.30.01.005
Tan is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


*Banner Of The Month*
This space is provided to horological resources.





Copyright 2004-2018, The Rolex Forums. All Rights Reserved.

ROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEX

Rolex is a registered trademark of ROLEX USA. The Rolex Forums is not affiliated with ROLEX USA in any way.