The idea of a grail watch the would-be jewel in the crown of our collection for which we all strive is well established. Not only does it make for some really interesting discussions over coffee, but it also helps shape your collection's direction and deepens your understanding of the watch industry and what you want to get out of it. The term "grail watch" has been used for so long and by so many people that its meaning is already starting to change. Or, should I say, its parameters are starting to relax somewhat. Whereas originally a grail watch was assumed to be the pinnacle of your collection the one piece that you would choose above all others were money, era or limitation no object you often hear people using the word in the plural form. Having several "grails" might once have been seen as greedy (or even crass). But nowadays, with the practice of watch collecting an evolved art, it seems acceptable to have a grail for all seasons. Maybe a golden grail, or a quartz grail, or a diving grail Whatever helps signpost your way towards a fine and well-rounded collection. But, with…

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