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Old 13 September 2019, 10:48 PM   #1
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Significant other.

Good morning all.


Was just curious, how many of you does your other half share your passion for watch collecting?

Mine thinks Iím crazy. Lol. She is very frugal and sees spending money on watches as unnecessary, but still allowed me to some extent.

Just curious.

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Old 13 September 2019, 10:50 PM   #2
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The entire family for me...my daughter could have a full convo with you on gents, and the grey market
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:05 PM   #3
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Mine thinks Iím crazy. Lol. She is very frugal and sees spending money on watches as unnecessary, but still allowed me to some extent.

Just curious.

Thanks James
But does she think spending money on handbags is OK?

I kinda got my wife into it, she has a few pieces but she is content. Certainly not a WIS but appreciates the stories/history of the three brands she has (AP, PP and Rolex).
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:09 PM   #4
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Nope. My wife has no interest at all. She used to think I was crazy but I have calmed down my collecting in the past couple years. I am not sure I could afford her to be into it either
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:10 PM   #5
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Mine, not in the slightest.

Sheíll wear some of mine (and she has her own watches as well) but couldnít care less about it overall.


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Old 13 September 2019, 11:14 PM   #6
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Lol, my wife never said no. She pushes me every time when it’s a Rolex or AP. Never on Patek. She hates Patek, especially Nautilus and Aquanaut
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:26 PM   #7
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Lol, my wife never said no. She pushes me every time when itís a Rolex or AP. Never on Patek. She hates Patek, especially Nautilus and Aquanaut
Yet she likes Rolex and AP.
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:35 PM   #8
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Yet she likes Rolex and AP.
+1. Sounds like she is getting that idea from someone elses influence. Wonder who that could be.....
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Old 13 September 2019, 11:36 PM   #9
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Mine likes to look at them when I wear them but does not really understand ...
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Old 14 September 2019, 12:02 AM   #10
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+1. Sounds like she is getting that idea from someone elses influence. Wonder who that could be.....
Lol, Iíd like to add a Nautilus someday in the collection but she doesnít help me at all. Need to find a strategy to convince her
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Old 14 September 2019, 12:03 AM   #11
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Mine doesn’t like handbags either. I spend most of the money in our relationship. Lol

Guess it’s good she doesn’t like anything expensive.
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Old 14 September 2019, 12:11 AM   #12
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She really likes them, but hasn't really branched into a collector. She wears a vintage constellation with a blue dial. She's hinted at the Reverso which would be a great piece to celebrate an coming milestone.
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Old 14 September 2019, 12:17 AM   #13
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Fortunately she isnít as crazy as I am about watches, but she does like her Rolexes. She has 3, I have none.





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Old 14 September 2019, 01:01 AM   #14
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I love my son, my son loves my wife, my wife loves her son and her useless watches.

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Old 14 September 2019, 01:06 AM   #15
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Does she have more nauti’s than u?
Tank looks great on women
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Old 14 September 2019, 01:09 AM   #16
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Does she have more nautiís than u?
Tank looks great on women
That's a Cartier Panthere.
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Old 14 September 2019, 01:11 AM   #17
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Chanel for the youngers and Cartier for the olders still in my fam.
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Old 14 September 2019, 01:12 AM   #18
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That's a Cartier Panthere.
Lol shows u I know nothing
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Old 14 September 2019, 01:13 AM   #19
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Chanel for the youngers and Cartier for the olders still in my fam.
Oh people give me crap for my watch spending for the kid... and u have secretly spilled that u buy ur kids Chanel watches... they ainít cheap buddy!!!!


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Old 14 September 2019, 01:19 AM   #20
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my wife could care less. she's a dialysis nurse, and doesn't even wear a watch. that said, she puts up with my obsession. so much so that when we got married in st. lucia in 2016, as we were getting ready to board the plane to come back home, i was looking over the selections in the case, and spotted a 116610LN (back when such things were available). i told the salesperson that i really had my heart set on a green one. she said hold on a minute and came back out with a 116610LV from the safe. said she could wrap it up and in plenty of time for us to board. i politely declined.

yeah, she still doesn't let me live that one down.
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Old 14 September 2019, 01:30 AM   #21
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Lol shows u I know nothing
I will attribute to the odd angle of my photo. Here is the full frontal.

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She insists on diamond bezel.
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Old 14 September 2019, 02:40 AM   #22
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I will attribute to the odd angle of my photo. Here is the full frontal.

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She insists on diamond bezel.
It is sharp!
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Old 14 September 2019, 04:55 AM   #23
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My girlfriend is in the game with me :)
She bought her first Rolex eight years ago and just bought a second. She has her mind set on a Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez Vouz Day/Night as her next buy *happy is*
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Old 14 September 2019, 05:13 AM   #24
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My partner thinks this is all stupid. But she doesn't like expensive things in general. I think the only reason she got around to my bag collecting habit is that I tend to be good about value preservation. I think she'll come around the same way on watches, although it's 50/50 that I might come around her way and sell the 5205R I just bought.
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Old 14 September 2019, 05:41 AM   #25
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The girl is not into luxury at all. She is a pediatrician and doesn't wear any watches. Grew up on a farm and would rather get a new John Deere than spend $$$$ on a watch or a bag for that matter. I am exaggerating but I had a hard time teaching her it is worth while spending $$ on clothes...
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Old 14 September 2019, 06:41 AM   #26
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I hide my watches in my car trunk and leave the house wearing a Casio then swap to my collection put them on when I get to work and take them off when I get home and swap back the casio. They’re insured so it’s ok in the car. She thinks all I wear or own is a Casio.
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Old 14 September 2019, 06:48 AM   #27
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My partner thinks this is all stupid. But she doesn't like expensive things in general. I think the only reason she got around to my bag collecting habit is that I tend to be good about value preservation. I think she'll come around the same way on watches, although it's 50/50 that I might come around her way and sell the 5205R I just bought.

Whoa I thought u were the lady who came into money and after a watch, talk about aload of BS

I'm surprised you have lasted so long
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Old 14 September 2019, 07:03 AM   #28
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Whoa I thought u were the lady who came into money and after a watch, talk about aload of BS

I'm surprised you have lasted so long

I don't understand? Unless it's not painfully and abundantly clear that I'm a lady who likes other ladies?
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Old 14 September 2019, 07:08 AM   #29
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So ichiran... really like your wifeís watches.
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Old 14 September 2019, 07:09 AM   #30
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So ichiran... really like your wifeís watches.

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