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I'm in the market for a nice mens watch. I haven't worn a watch on my wrist for over twenty five years, but I think I want one to "look cool" when dressing up a bit. There are an infinite amount of choices out there, so I thought I'd poll my peeps. Looking for style, not necessarily function. What cha got?
 

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Don't like to carry my phone all the time, and even with it I'll wear a watch.

Luminox traveler for daily. Time zone bezel helps on distant trips.

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B & M for dressy. Thing is the thickness of two stacked quarters.

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And a G-Shock for bashing. Too ugly to show with all the other beauties in this thread.
 

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the seiko “standard” skx007 is always a great choice too.
Absolutely is! I chose the other one simply because it looked different than my Omega Seamaster 300m quartz. I picked up used years ago for well under $1000. I chose quartz for 2 reasons. 1. Price. 2. Nostalgia. (It was the 1st Omega ever worn in a James Bond film. It was a quartz in the film, not an Auto)

 

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my latest addition (well, April 2018) is a mid 50s jaeger lecoultre memovox, one of the greatest, and iconic, watches of all time.

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this is my third jlc and i forking love their craftsmanship.

fork it. i’ll show off the collection later. it gets my pants to pop a tent.
 

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Absolutely is! I chose the other one simply because it looked different than my Omega Seamaster 300m quartz. I picked up used years ago for well under $1000. I chose quartz for 2 reasons. 1. Price. 2. Nostalgia. (It was the 1st Omega ever worn in a James Bond film. It was a quartz in the film, not an Auto)

i love you.

i have the exact same watch, “the goldeneye”. i don’t know why i own anything else since it is all i wear.
 

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If anyone is looking for a beater automatic that you can dive with. Pick up a Seiko Orange Monster off ebay. Mine has taken a beating and it is good to go. Here is a pretty nice example. https://www.ebay.com/itm/2006-Seiko-7S26-0350-Orange-Dial-Monster-Diver-Watch-SS-Automatic-Day-Date/293081287373?hash=item443d018acd:g:jzQAAOSwuI9c05aI
I have a Black Monster on the steel band (in hindsight, wish I'd gone with orange) but I love it all the same. Rugged but comfortable, keeps accurate time, and has come to have iconic status in watch communities.
 

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I have a Black Monster on the steel band (in hindsight, wish I'd gone with orange) but I love it all the same. Rugged but comfortable, keeps accurate time, and has come to have iconic status in watch communities.
i had a seiko mmp (tuna), but that thing looked like i had flava flav’s clock on my wrist and was a workout to lift my arm.
 

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my latest addition (well, April 2018) is a mid 50s jaeger lecoultre memovox, one of the greatest, and iconic, watches of all time.

9C91F184-9DB6-413B-AEC8-96F33F7C1D57.jpeg

this is my third jlc and i forking love their craftsmanship.

fork it. i’ll show off the collection later. it gets my pants to pop a tent.
Awesome! Can't wait to see the collection! I am sure you have multiple Android and Apple watches in it. :LOL: I have a poor mans collection. My 2 most extravagant pieces are the Omega and Orange Monster. College funds and bills seem to get in the way!
 

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i had a seiko mmp (tuna), but that thing looked like i had flava flav’s clock on my wrist and was a workout to lift my arm.
I thought that watch was only used for arm lengthening.
 

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Awesome! Can't wait to see the collection! I am sure you have multiple Android and Apple watches in it. :LOL: I have a poor mans collection. My 2 most extravagant pieces are the Omega and Orange Monster. College funds and bills seem to get in the way!
i own one digital (well a gshock too somewhere, or its lost hah) and it is a timex ironman exactly like the one chuck norris wore in the expendables 3. yes, it was an intentional purchase.
 

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i had a seiko mmp (tuna), but that thing looked like i had flava flav’s clock on my wrist and was a workout to lift my arm.
Lol. I can relate. The Monster is chunky looking without being big.

I bought a small shop dive watch a few years ago (Boschett), and while I like the watch and it seems to have solid build quality, the lug to lug height is borderline on me, so the watch has spent most of its time on a winder.
 

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