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Old 16 September 2020, 08:54 AM   #91
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We can notice that the Odysseus was not selected for the GPHG...
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Old 16 September 2020, 04:00 PM   #92
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We can notice that the Odysseus was not selected for the GPHG...
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Old 16 September 2020, 04:36 PM   #93
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Honestly, I don't think they're reaping the benefits of Rolex SS models doing so well, for instance.

I think what's happening right now is there's nowhere for people to dump their money, and people think watches are an appreciating asset because the numbers are fueled by an illiquid, unregulated, opaque market.

I'm not saying it's bad for the brands who get to ride on the coattails of Rolex (and to some extent Patek, although the Rolex SS models definitely have a wider reach in the media, etc), but I don't see this as a success on Lange's part. It's just spillover, as you noted.
I’m pretty sure you’re right. Thing about watches is that even when they’re expensive, the cost of admission is still pretty low and the level of financial sophistication required to understand the numbers is negligible. This makes them very attractive to the average man on the street, and fuels the frenzy.

That said, it’s a fabulous watch.
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Old 16 September 2020, 06:25 PM   #94
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It seems...
Streamliner and octo finissimo 100m are preselected...
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Old 16 September 2020, 07:12 PM   #95
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The reverse comparison is interesting although I wasnít allowed to photograph the Lange (not sure why).
I imagine I will revert back to type on that.
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Old 16 September 2020, 07:45 PM   #96
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Iím pretty sure youíre right. Thing about watches is that even when theyíre expensive, the cost of admission is still pretty low and the level of financial sophistication required to understand the numbers is negligible. This makes them very attractive to the average man on the street, and fuels the frenzy.

That said, itís a fabulous watch.
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Old 22 September 2020, 09:02 PM   #97
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$69500 offered in the grey market...
It is even worse than the Chrono Bleu.

Who will buy it at that price ?


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$69500 offered in the grey market...
It is even worse than the Chrono Bleu.

Who will buy it at that price ?


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You never know, FOMO is the very powerful right now.
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Old 23 September 2020, 12:01 AM   #99
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$69500 offered in the grey market...
It is even worse than the Chrono Bleu.

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Where do you see this?
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Old 23 September 2020, 03:48 AM   #100
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Where do you see this?

European Watch Co. it is on their website.


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Old 23 September 2020, 04:50 AM   #101
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DavidSW had one, too.

https://davidsw.com/watches/a-lange-...eus-automatic/
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Old 23 September 2020, 04:51 AM   #102
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This is all standard to me. Lange intentionally kept supply low on the SS model because they're either looking to play the SS game (why should Rolex and Patek have all the fun?) or because they wanted to create relationship pieces without actually being transparent and calling them relationship pieces.

In both circumstances, flippers come out of the woodwork.

This is standard.

I hate it, as a die hard collector, but it's the reality we live in.
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Old 23 September 2020, 04:52 AM   #103
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You never know, FOMO is the very powerful right now.
Always a fascinating human psychology experiment.

FOMO when something is brand new and not even out of production.

Let's all jump on the new Kermit, for 3x MSRP! A non-limited piece.
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