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    Why collect watches?

    Do we ever ask ourself this question?

    I'm curious how you'd explain this to a non-WIS?

    Please try and be more inventive than..why not

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    Collecting women is frowned upon by the wife. So, I turned to the next best things, wine and watches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    Collecting women is frowned upon by the wife. So, I turned to the next best things, wine and watches.
    i wish I had your control
    Regards Cam

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    Omega Speedmaster 3510.50, Oris 1965 Diver, Tissot Visodate, Helson Blackbeard, Tag Heuer F1

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    Quote Originally Posted by M. Montaigne View Post
    Collecting women is frowned upon by the wife. So, I turned to the next best things, wine and watches.
    All things W

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    I dont ask why people collect coins or stamps but if asked I would say because I like it.And other members help by showing their watches on the forum
    Lots of old watches, ex mwc vet -Ceud mile failte Alpha Explorer1 &2, Paul Newman, , Bulova, CWC, ,,Longines Quartz,,Orient Parnis,Seiko, Victorianox,

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    My friends & family always ask why i love them so much but for as long as i can remember iv'e always had a passion for wearing a watch,

    the reason why i collect? because when i go to my watch box in the morning to pick one i get a lovely warm fuzzy feeling when i look at my little collection of man jewellery!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chicolabronse View Post
    My friends & family always ask why i love them so much but for as long as i can remember iv'e always had a passion for wearing a watch,

    the reason why i collect? because when i go to my watch box in the morning to pick one i get a lovely warm fuzzy feeling when i look at my little collection of man jewellery!!
    I do wonder why everyone doesn't collect watches. .which is a bit of a worry

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    I'd say cars are too expensive to collect, guitars take up lots of room, with watches you can have lots of beautiful things in a relatively small space!

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    I don't have the same shirt for meetings and car washing, I don't swim in my brogues or run in a suit. I NEED a bunch of watches...
    G-Shock: GW-M5610-1E, GW-7900-1ER & GW3000B-1A
    Rolex: Oyster Perpetual 116000 & Submariner 14060M
    Accurist: 1965 Shockmaster & 1961 Gold Shockmaster
    Seiko: SSC021P1
    Omega: Speedmaster Professional 3570.50.00

    Meistersinger: Perigraph AM1002
    Ben Sherman: S489.OOBS
    1990: Rotary Gold Case



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    How many other lovely and fascinating things can you carry around on your wrist?

    Apart from Goshawks.

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