Likes Likes:  248
Page 1 of 6 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 55

Thread: What's your favourite watch in your collection?

  1. #1
    El bot. geoffbot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    West Sussex, UK

    What's your favourite watch in your collection?

    ...and why?
    Follow IWL on instagram!

  2. Likes iyonk liked this post
  3. #2
    MWC is that my watch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    came for a look stayed for the biskwits
    could not really say changes all the time I might be able to list say top 30 maybe but that would still be hard lol

    venus, passion's rockets ,sets afire gentle hearts that music doth inspire,
    through the joys of dance and last play
    leading them to love the sweetest way.
    Blanchy Talks Watches

  4. Likes JAGtime, scottjc liked this post
  5. #3
    Adjusted in 6 positions tempocalypse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    5513 Sub

    Its got heritage, the watch itself has history, disappears on the wrist in terms of comfort, works well with the bracelet but also with a huge variety of straps, the faded bezel is very attractive taking on a different character depending on the light, its reliable and most likely would outlast me, oh and its a Rolex!

    Watch centric instagram: @tempocalypse

  6. #4
    Member Vincent Vega's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    SW Idaho - God's Country
    Why not ask me to pick a favorite child or grandchild for that matter. Even a favorite wife or ex-wife or girlfriend...??
    I have found that some people just like to hear themselves typing.

    Friends Don't Let Friends Buy G-Schlocks.

    Okay..., Charging Paddles... CLEAR!! BZZZZT... Another Thread Revived!

    Every time God closes one door... I open a bottle of bourbon.

    I'm Just Here For The Comic Relief. Nothing I Do or Say Needs to be Taken Seriously.

  7. Likes Samanator, mlcor liked this post
  8. #5
    3 watch that's definately my daily wear fave.. and all are tool watches.. no dress watch for now.

    seiko black monster... i know some see it as UGLY, but it fits my wrist so well and have been very reliable and keep excellent time.. it has been dropped and bang around but still working reliably.
    Name:  DSCN9714.jpg
Views: 96
Size:  98.8 KB

    Victorinox Infantry quartz.
    its slim and nicely build.. my affordable and reliable 'field' watch.. super accurate within +1.5 sec/month
    Name:  DSCN9751.jpg
Views: 95
Size:  53.5 KB

    and most of all... i know it's not popular, but truly my all time favorite watch.. as silly as it sound, if i can only have one dependable watch -- this would be 'it'.
    my limited edition screwback stainless case square g-shock DW-5030c.
    it never give me any trouble, got all the features i need from alarm, timer to stopwatch, super reliable (its a g-shock!) and blend in my wrist so well.. yep, i'm a dorky geek.
    Name:  DSCN9884.jpg
Views: 98
Size:  65.8 KB

    yeah, i know.. i should be belong on the affordable section =)

  9. #6
    Loves to yap about quartz I-B's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Well, as i said a few times before, it's my Swatch autoquarz. I know this is the 3th post today where i put pic's of this watch (WRUW & HEQ), but it is pure coincidence.

    The reasons are simple: it is bulletproof, dirtcheap, waterresistant, HAQ, never needs a battery, power-reserve of 90+ days and ultra rare...

  10. #7
    Another Member crownpuller's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Bristol UK
    As per this:
    It's a great all-rounder, BUT.....
    ... If I HAD to choose one above all others, it would be this:
    Name:  MySMP01.jpg
Views: 95
Size:  221.2 KB
    Simply because it was my first 'decent' watch, and as such, will always be top of the tree.
    It's a lovely weight, fits as snug as can be to my wrist, the bracelet is 100% comfortable, it runs at + 2 - 3 seconds per day, is as tough as I'll (hopefully !) ever need, and no chance of drowning it.
    Last edited by crownpuller; Apr 8, 2015 at 09:56 AM.
    Some people have opinions - The rest of us have taste.

  11. #8
    Hall Monitor Samanator's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Sebring, Florida
    In my reduced collection everything that is there is a favorite. Most worn and go to is easily the Rolex Explorer II. With that said while it does not have the everyday toolish nature of the Exp. II my Omega Seamaster 300 MC TT is my favorite. The combination of modern vintage looks, function, comfort and elegance (while still sporty)make it a winner for me. It was one of few watches I knew in less than 30 seconds of seeing the Basel pictures on my phone that I wanted one.



    Tell everyone you saw it on IWL!

  12. #9
    Member Norm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Canada, Hong Kong


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Current and Collection:
    Rolex Submariner No-Date Ceramic, Rolex GMT Master II Ceramic, Rolex Datejust, Rolex Datejust II, Rolex Milgauss ZBlue, Omega Speedmaster Pro, Tudor Hydonaut, Tudor Blackbay, Tudor Pelagos

  13. #10
    Moderator gnuyork's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Marietta, GA
    Well it's easy, the only other watches I have right now are a couple old swatches and a g shocker, all never get worn (except the G shock when I'm biking).

    Classic Dive watch looks. I love the broad arrow hands. The way they reflect light when you hold the watch face at certain angles. I could stare at it all day.

    Looks great on a NATO imo

    Looks good also on the bracelet, and the bracelet feels quality (even if it doesn't have a micro adjustment)

    And fantastic Lume!!

    And not that it was a deciding factor for me at all, but hey, James Bond wore one in Casino Royale.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
About Us
We are an independent and wide-ranging forum for watch enthusiasts. From mainspring to microchip, from Europe to Asia, from micro-brand to boutique - we cover it all. Novice or expert, we want you to feel at home. Whether it's asking a simple question or contributing to the fund of horological knowledge, it's all the same hobby. Or, if you like, you can just show us a picture of your new watch. We'll provide the welcoming and courteous environment, the rest is up to you!
Join us