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Old 4 October 2019, 11:12 PM   #1
s65m3
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797 vs 1351

Buying my first... I thought I had settled on the 1351, but now thinking 797 as well. I like the titanium cases and chocolate dial. Iíve always had all automatics, so other than the obvious winding difference, whatís the argument for going with the manual wind? Everything else I have also has a date on it, and starting to think the 797 has a cleaner, more classic look. I wonít wear it everyday, so the advantage of the 1351 is I can put it in a winder to keep it going vs remembering to wind the 797 when Iím not wearing it for an extended period.

Appreciate any thoughts.
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Old 5 October 2019, 06:11 AM   #2
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My personal take on handwound movement is the thinner movement which usually translates to less floppy watch on the wrist

If I can choose,Iíd take a watch with longer PR but Iíd go with simpler dial (rear PR)
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Old 5 October 2019, 07:24 AM   #3
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Sometimes the urge for something new is strong, but in this case, I would stay with the 1351 for the gold hands, the pop of which nicely breaks up the subdued Ti and chocolate dial.
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Old 5 October 2019, 01:40 PM   #4
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Old 5 October 2019, 08:50 PM   #5
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1351 all day long
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Old 5 October 2019, 09:11 PM   #6
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I donít like the power reserve on the dial on 797. So 1351 for the win.
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Old 5 October 2019, 10:24 PM   #7
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I donít like the power reserve on the dial on 797. So 1351 for the win.
+1. The PR arrow looks a little out of place.
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