Poll created at the request of @Mr_Orange
The Heuer 02 may well be superior, but I prefer the 6,9,12 layout personally, so I will be keeping my Carrera skeleton.
Hello my friend ! ....it would be appropriate to start a vote now between 6,9,12 vs 3,6,9
Let the rumble begin !
I'll go with good old 3,6,9
The downside of the 6.9.12 config is that it looks like a Cal16
3-6-9 all the way for me.
3-6-9 is my favorite...or even 3---9
Can't we get a Monaco with the Heuer 02 in it already?! I thought for sure the 50th would have it. Oh well. Maybe next year.
All this in a Monaco case: https://www.calibre11.com/first-look-heuer-autavia-heuer-02-viceroy-1972-re-edition/
3-6-9 is my preference. I like the symmetry
I don't think I have a preference as I have both styles in my collection.
The 1887s that I own work because the running seconds subdial, at 9, is very discrete so the look more like a 6, 12 layout.
My Maurice Lacroix uses the Valjoux 7753 which is the 3,6, 9 variant of the 7550.
In many respects, I prefer 2 register chronographs such as the Calibre 36 or the Calibre 11/12/17 since it would be rare I would need to time something for longer than 30 minutes or so.
It depends on the watch, not on the configuration: I love the 3-6-9 from an Autavia HEUER 02 or a vintage Carrera, but I prefer the 12-6-9 from the Carrera 300 SLR (1887), Carrera Calibre 16, and Carrera HEUER 01 than the 3-6-9 from the Formula 1 Chronograph
But if I have to choose one, my vote is for 12-6-9
For me the 6,9,12 works better because it leaves space where you need it - for the date window. When you have a 3,6,9 window you end up with a 4.30 date and too much space around the logo.
I don't really get the point of this poll. It's like do you prefer blue or red?
But since the question was asked, 3-6-9 for me.
Do you prefer blue or red?
LOL, depends on my mood and the context. For a suit, I'd take blue. For flowers for my wife, red. For a sports car, depends on the car and the particular shade of blue or red. I'd say the same for 3-6-9 vs. 6-9-12.
So which one for your wife?
My wife's favorite color is white.
Yeah, but a white 3-6-9, or a white 6-9-12? I'm guessing 6-9-12....
Oh and white isn't a colour, or is that black?
I just knew you'd say that, so I guess she doesn't have a favorite color and she doesn't like sub-dials at all.
Your answer should have been Gulf Blue, of course.
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