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    Do you prefer...

    To buy a watch to keep for life, or do you have every intention of selling them after a given time? What's your reasoning?

    I like the idea of purchasing a watch for life. I look forward to the warm sentiment that goes on with a trusty companion every time it mounts up for the day. I know I'll keep my PR100 for life.
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    I don't ever buy a watch intending to flip it later. But sometimes the watch doesn't turn out as I thought it would be. Sometimes I am unable to overlook what I thought would be a forgiveable flaw (size, usually). Sometimes my taste evolves. So they get flipped.

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    I buy a watch to wear for life, chances are I could die tomorrow.

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    I have never sold a watch. I have given away watches I do not wear to friends and relatives, but when I buy a watch, I buy it with the intent of keeping it for life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bwana View Post
    I buy a watch to wear for life, chances are I could die tomorrow.
    And your tactical watch could be responsible for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    I have never sold a watch. I have given away watches I do not wear to friends and relatives, but when I buy a watch, I buy it with the intent of keeping it for life.
    After my collection grows and I'm a bit older, I hope to do the same. I would love to gift a few watches to family and friends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    And your tactical watch could be responsible for it.
    I certainly plan to blame it, just hope my under-roo's are clean when I die.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bwana View Post
    I certainly plan to blame it, just hope my under-roo's are clean when I die.
    Planning to die with your pants on, eh? You're ambitious. I like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    The downside of that is that you get a reputation as someone who owns a lot of watches and gives them away, so you occasionally have folks who see your collection and want a watch (or two).
    You have your son now Mr. M. so you can set aside your finer pieces as projected family heirlooms.


    Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. ~Doug Larson

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