1. CANDO

    CANDO Apr 29, 2017

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    My best friends wife has just told me she would like to buy her husband a watch for his 50th
    Would love to hear you thoughts and recommendations thank you
     
  2. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Apr 29, 2017

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    Wow, pick a difficult question why don't you, budget is the first requirement and maybe type of user, sporty? funky? refined?
     
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  3. CANDO

    CANDO May 4, 2017

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    Lol about £1500 range and it's to just look good and wear for best he does like the chronograph
     
  4. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph May 4, 2017

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    Is he a funky, sporty, young 50 (like I nearly am), or is he an old fuddy duddy brown strap gold case kinda guy?
     
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  5. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam May 4, 2017

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    I would be a very happy man if i received this (picture attached) from my wife. With 1500£ war budget, Longines watch came to my mind easily. Its a good brand with history. Definetely worth collecting.

    Also recently i am into Nomos watch. I think they are good watch that can suit both occasion of suit and leisure. Nomos is German company, i dont know if your friend are looking Swiss made in particular.

    Cheers
     
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  6. dc42

    dc42 May 5, 2017

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    I'd be very happy with the new calibre 5 carrera with white dial. Or the older one in anthracite and grey leather strap.
     
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  7. Big Adam

    Big Adam May 5, 2017

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    £1500 is within Carrera re-issue territory if secondhand is acceptable!
     
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  8. imagwai

    imagwai May 5, 2017

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    Also, take a look at Sinn
     
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  9. elbeik

    elbeik May 5, 2017

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    Nomos are a notch above the set budget.

    If you are a looking for a chronograph, I second @imagwai and go for Sinn.
    Tag Heuer chronograph at this price range, you are looking at the Formula 1, less dressy than the Carrera.
     
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  10. CANDO

    CANDO Jun 12, 2017

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    Hi thanks for all the input guys brilliant
    And she has finally decided and bought him one of these think he will be over the moon IMG_4241.PNG
     
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  11. CANDO

    CANDO Jun 12, 2017

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    She also got it for a great price and it's like new
     
  12. elbeik

    elbeik Jun 12, 2017

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    Also referred to as the Alpha male Carrera.
    Congrats!
     
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  13. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Jun 12, 2017

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    Nice choice, and even better at a great price, win win.
     
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  14. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Jun 12, 2017

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    He will be very happy. If not, throw it my way then i will be happy

    Another Alpha Male hugging the wrist :thumbsup:

    Cheers !