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View Poll Results: Patek 5167A or FP Journe Chronometre Bleu
Patek Philippe 5167A 153 49.04%
FP Journe Chronometre Bleu 159 50.96%
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Old 27 April 2018, 08:23 AM   #91
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It's not exactly my cup of tea, but I don't see how you'd pick the Patek over the FPJ in this case if you liked the watch. The tantalum....the incredible details/separation on the dial only possible from that many layers of hand polished lacquer.....incredible watch if you like the looks. Only thing I can see Patek has over the watch is it might be more versatile (very debatable) since it has a sporty look that might work for more dressy occasions as well.....I say "might" with serious reservations though.

100% agree. I think the CB is on another level here, and I think you know it OP!
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Old 27 April 2018, 10:59 AM   #92
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If I had to pick one watch currently in production to be my one and only watch forever, it would be a 5167 (but perhaps on the bracelet).
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Old 27 April 2018, 11:43 AM   #93
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I think the CB dial misleads. You think it's going to be very dynamic with a dozens of shades of blue, but it really is just navy/black when inside or neon blue if the sun/lightbulb hits it just right.

The only part of the CB that comes close to the multifaceted blue of the 5712 is the seconds subdial, because of the riveted dial. I also tired of the biomorphic duck hands. I found the watch dressier than I needed, and it seemed too formal on the supplied strap to pair with business casual and too juvenile (like i said, the blue dial can flash neon blue - distracting for others during a meeting) to pair with a suit.
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Old 29 April 2018, 07:35 AM   #94
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100% agree. I think the CB is on another level here, and I think you know it OP!
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Old 4 May 2018, 11:27 PM   #95
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This may be the most consistently close poll in the history of polling on this site!

Currently 117-116. I donít think there has ever been more than a 4 vote difference between the two since the poll started.

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Old 21 May 2018, 11:58 AM   #96
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It's hard to compare the models as the 5167A is a more casual watch compared to the CB. So, what style (sport or dress) of a watch do you need more? Also, have you tried these watches on? I have and would recommend the CB. I find it to be a modern day classic. I wish you the best with your decision.
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Old 27 February 2019, 01:42 PM   #97
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Currently in this exact same dilemma - I am strongly considering trading my Chrono Bleu in for an Aquanaut 5167. Have had the CB since brand new from boutique for 8 months but like the user “lockout” says above, for a number of reasons the watch isn’t as versatile as it initially seems in pictures. The dial is also binary in nature - either it’s very dark or it’s a psychedelic blue. Not much gradient colour in between. Of course, it is a legend of contemporary horology but then again so is the Aquanaut...
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Old 27 February 2019, 01:52 PM   #98
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Fpj for me.

prefer no date.
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Old 27 February 2019, 01:59 PM   #99
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5167, for sure.
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Old 28 February 2019, 02:02 AM   #100
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Did OP ever decide which to get ? Thread is almost a year old ..

Have both, and 5167 gets more wrist time. Fits my casual dress/lifestyle better and has a date . But CB is phenomenal too and I think they make a great pair ... or w your 5712 , a great trio.

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