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Old 21 September 2018, 10:35 AM   #1
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Thinning the Herd

I am contemplating selling a few of my Rolex watches...
Which 2 would you keep for the "rest of your life" and why?

- Yachtmaster - Blue Dial
- SD43
- Daytona C - White Dial
- Batman
- Hulk
- Milgauss Z-Blue

(have Tudor Black Bay 36 for my "beater watch")

Thanks in advance for your opinions and advice
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Old 21 September 2018, 10:39 AM   #2
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Daytona and BLNR because they are my favorites out of the bunch, and maybe from Rolex in general besides a regular Sub or Sub date
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Old 21 September 2018, 10:39 AM   #3
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From your list, I would keep the SD and the D500 for sure. But...I would keep the LV and the BLNR, too, unless there is a super compelling reason that you need the cash.
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Old 21 September 2018, 10:45 AM   #4
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I would keep them all but if you MUST, then I would keep the Daytona and green sub
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Old 21 September 2018, 10:58 AM   #5
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Daytona and LV Sub
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:01 AM   #6
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Daytona & BLNR
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:03 AM   #7
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LVc and BLNR.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:06 AM   #8
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LVc and BLNR.


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Old 21 September 2018, 11:09 AM   #9
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Daytona and LVc must stay. Both complement each other and are blue-chip Rolex stock.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:09 AM   #10
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I'd go two ways. Either the Daytona and BLNR or the Daytona and SD.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:10 AM   #11
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ha, there are the SUB people and GMT people. Myself I've gotten a lot of use out of the GMT functions. My heart still skips a beat when I see a worn-in sub...

I say you can't lose with a SUB or a GMT and keep the damn Daytona. Really
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:13 AM   #12
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Daytona and SD
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:18 AM   #13
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Two is not enough. If you need to downsize sell the Milgauss and Black Bay, then the YM would be the third to go.

BLNR, Hulk, DC500, and SD43 is a primo SS collection.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:24 AM   #14
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very tough decision.
I would keep 3 because this is what my Rolex collection would represent:

- SD43
- Daytona C - White Dial
- Batman
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:29 AM   #15
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Daytona and BLNR. It's a very nice combo.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:30 AM   #16
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:34 AM   #17
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Daytona and BLNR. Versatile two piece collection.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:41 AM   #18
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i'm a big fan of both, i would keep SD and Daytona
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:44 AM   #19
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Youve got a nice collection of Rolexes, I would gladly wear any of them. My favorite two Rolexes are the Daytona white C and BLNR and Im luckily enough to own them both, so that would be my choice but really there are no wrong choices here.

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Old 21 September 2018, 11:47 AM   #20
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I regret selling every watch (and gun). Keep them!
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:49 AM   #21
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LVc and BLNR.
Yep. All you need.
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:50 AM   #22
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I’d sell of one at a time starting with the one you like least. See how you feel after ones gone and so on ...
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Old 21 September 2018, 11:54 AM   #23
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LVc and BLNR.
That really is a pair to beat a full house, but damn it - someone has to show that Yacht-master some love. So I vote for that.

My gut reaction is to keep the Hulk as the second watch, but that's a lot of color, and also is functionally redundant. As such, I think the BLNR would be a more practical pairing with the Y-M, and would also be more understated.
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Old 21 September 2018, 12:05 PM   #24
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Daytona and SD43. The Daytona is a Daytone, nothing else to be said. The SD43 is everything a Sub is with more presence and an awesome bracket.
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Old 21 September 2018, 12:10 PM   #25
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Id sell of one at a time starting with the one you like least. See how you feel after ones gone and so on ...
That's how I do it....
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Old 21 September 2018, 12:10 PM   #26
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Old 21 September 2018, 12:12 PM   #27
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Batman, like a Sub plus and Zblue for looks and comfort.

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Old 21 September 2018, 12:14 PM   #28
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If you have to pair down, then Id go either Daytona and Batman - or - Daytona and SD43. These combos offer variety - - different dial colors, different features/functions (chronograph vs. dive watch) and potentially 2 different sizes (if you go with the SD).
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Old 21 September 2018, 12:21 PM   #29
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Keep blue YM and Daytona C


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Old 21 September 2018, 12:27 PM   #30
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I love threads like this. Every possible combo will be suggested multiple times, and the OP will be just as confused as when he started.
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