I'm now a true member of the Calibre 11 family !

  1. imagwai

    imagwai Jun 28, 2018

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    Don't know what it might suggest about my character but despite being a big Heuer fan, I can't stay faithful to just one brand when there are so many beautiful women, sorry I mean watches, out there.
     
  2. TonyStark

    TonyStark Jun 28, 2018

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    I don't think anyone should be too dogmatic about a particular brand. However there's only so many spaces in the watchbox
     
  3. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jun 28, 2018

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    Yes, agree. I suppose my love and dedication to one brand shows something about my character.
    Although, I've had 3 wives so maybe not.
     
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  4. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jun 28, 2018

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    You know, I'm probably saving myself from a world of hurt and bankruptcy by limiting myself to one brand.
    If I had the whole watch shop to choose from, life could get messy.
    For me, Heuer is an addiction and Basel is like the local Pimp who visits once a year with the new and latest drug.

    Just on that.... I'm desperately after a Vintage Heuer Calculator with box and papers if anyone has one out there :confused:
     
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  5. El Matarife

    El Matarife Jun 28, 2018

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    Hey, you're a collector :)
     
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  6. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Jun 28, 2018

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    I like it.

    But...

    I am not big on the fact it was called "Men's Club"...
     
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  7. imagwai

    imagwai Jun 29, 2018

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    Still on the first, so maybe watches are an outlet for somehing :)
     
  8. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Jun 29, 2018

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    If i don't collect watch, i might have more than one wives. Not sure, but that's plausible.
     
  9. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jul 1, 2018

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    So, its been a great week. a few beautiful watches to add to my collection.
    On my way home through Hong Kong for a day and will see how customs goes as I head back to my homeland.

    Was so pleased to pick up the New Gulf Monaco 50 LE.
    I make it a habit of visitings Tag Heuer stores as I travel as you just never know what you will find. As a collector, I'm always after that special piece and as was the case with the Gulf, you never know your luck.

    So it was with the same expectation that I visited the HK Tag Boutique today. Told them of my love for Heuer and how I was always searching for that next piece.
    Well, I was absolutely blown away to see that they had one piece left of the 100 piece LE micrograph.
    OMG, its is stunning, the most beautiful Tag/Heuer I have seen. a big 45mm with a brilliant white face which has been left clean and is stunning in it's simplicity.
    at 172950HKD or around $22,000 it was too rich for my blood.
    I dont really like the term , Pull the trigger" when referring to buying a watch, but I am sure if I had bought this, the term " pull the trigger" would have taken on a whole different meaning when my wife found out.

    Any of you seen one of these in the metal?
     
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  10. Lugduno

    Lugduno Jul 1, 2018

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    That is some proper pornography you had there!
     
  11. SteveP

    SteveP Jul 1, 2018

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    There are some nice examples out there at (comparatively) reasonable prices. The B&P may be tough though. I'll keep an eye or two out. :)
     
  12. Hubert

    Hubert Jul 1, 2018

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    Never seen one of the new Mikrographs in the metal. I think that for the sake of your marriage, your sacrifice was warranted. Thanks for sharing.
     
  13. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jul 1, 2018

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    Thanks for the marital advice Hubert.
    Just arrived home this morning. Got through customs OK pleading “nothing to declare”

    Actually Hubert, I was wondering if you had one of these.
    I would say if you saw it in the metal you may not be able to say no. Seeing as this was based on the stop watch which was designed over 100 years ago, they sure did understand about restraint in design back then.
    A big leap away from the skeleton type design we see today which I just can’t get my head around.
    I know others like it but it’s not my cup of tea.
     
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  14. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jul 1, 2018

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    PS. Still haven’t shown my wife my 3 purchases yet so the marriage could still go either way.
    I’ll wait until she’s in a good mood. .......................
     
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  15. Hubert

    Hubert Jul 1, 2018

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    I agee with you, it would have been very difficult to say no to this.

    In that case, best of luck! And welcome home. :)
     
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  16. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jul 1, 2018

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    I did take a photo of the back of the watch also for those interested.
     
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  17. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Jul 2, 2018

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    You spoiled us with the first 3 ones in this thread so I actually felt disappointed when you wrote that you did not buy it :(;) the right choice would have been to buy it, right? It will haunt your mind until you pick one up :D
     
  18. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Jul 2, 2018

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    In my house that would probably be never:), good luck when the moment of truth comes.

    I have a mate who goes on holiday usually with two watches on his wrist, set to two different time zones, one home and the other the destination, claims he can't change the setting, he's had some interesting conversations at customs.
     
  19. heuerholic

    heuerholic Jul 2, 2018

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    Haha you might need a new mate.

    Have you tried to show how to wind the crown one way and then the other depending where in the world he is ?

    Or... even better .... show him this :)
     
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  20. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Jul 3, 2018

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    Wow ! Holy grail !