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Old 21 September 2016, 12:01 AM   #1
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Watch shopping in Madrid - photo heavy

Firstly, sorry for the quality of many of the photos. It's really hard to get a camera phone to take a decent photo in strong sunlight, through glass into a lit display case.

We spent a few days wandering around Madrid last week while I tried to talk the wife into a Rolex for her 40th. Long and short of it, I realised I was bullying her into something I wanted her to like, not what she likes. So she's sticking with Rado and CK, giving me more budget for myself!

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Old 21 September 2016, 12:06 AM   #2
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Old 21 September 2016, 12:12 AM   #3
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This Vacheron really caught my eye, but the staff just weren't that interested:


I thought this was nice too, but it isn't really my thing:


A couple tried on by the wife and a TT bluesy I tried:


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So, what did I buy?



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Nice selection. How was the price for Patek pieces?
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Old 22 September 2016, 04:14 AM   #6
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Nice selection. How was the price for Patek pieces?
To be honest, as they're out of my price range at the moment, I didn't really notice.
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Old 22 September 2016, 06:22 AM   #7
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This thread reminds if me of watch shopping in Japan. If you're ever in Tokyo, it is a treat. For some reason in Japan there is an aversion to pre-owned watches (or so I heard). Second hand stores are flush with displays similar to the ones shown in this thread.
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Old 22 September 2016, 06:39 AM   #8
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The way they display these watches, they really know how to cheapen it.
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Old 22 September 2016, 07:07 AM   #9
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I agree with Vman. There is a building in Tokyo where a shop called Jack Road is located and there are LOTS of great watches all jammed in like in your pics.
Talk about spoiled for choice!
Also there is a chain of stores called Bic Camera in Japan which sell brand new only but in incredible range and numbers.
I've got to get to Madrid sometime!
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Looking at the prices - a little steep i would say
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Can someone please provide shops names in madrid?

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