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Do you wear a different watch for different occasions?

Discussion in 'Watches' started by JonSidneyB, Apr 4, 2006.

  1. JonSidneyB
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    Do you wear a different watch for different occasions?
     
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    Re: Do you wear a different watch for different occations?

    Yes I have Doxa Caribbean for EDC and my night out tuxedo watch is Omega 007 Seamaster... I'm working on getting orange doxa for casual events :)
     
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    Re: Do you wear a different watch for different occations?

    For the most part, I wear a Bulova Marine Star (it was gift from my wife for our 25th - "Until death do us part" would take on a whole new meaning if I ever lost it!!). When I'm golfing or I travel to something like an 8-ball competition out of the city, I'll use one of the el cheapos.

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    Re: Do you wear a different watch for different occations?

    I have quite a few watches so I tend to switch off on them fairly often. At any given time there are usually 2 or 3 autos running in my drawer. :) For working in the shop I usually wear something robust and that I'm not particularly worried about trashing especially as the long sleeves come off for the warmer weather. I will be wearing my O&W/Yao that is covered in scratches and my beat up old Glycine Incursore for the shop this year. My Sinn U1, 656 and my Limes Tausend for going into town and such and my PAM48 for special occasions only. At night I usually wear my Marathon GSAR for the great tritium lume....
     
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    I have about 14 watches from Luminox, Seiko divers to G-Shocks and go through phases where I wear only analog for awhile and then switch to digital for awhile. There are probably about 6-7 that get wrist time.




    robert
     
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    I have three categories of watches:
    1) The ones I know I'm gonna break (work wear and cost $250 or less)
    2) The ones I wear to meetings, office, and such (cost $1500 or less)
    3) The ones for special occasions (Rolex Sub)
     
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    Yep. The categories to justify an addiction are endless. But broadly:

    1) office/work watch eg Breitlling Aerospace/ IWC Aquatimer/ Rolex Datejust
    2) casual watch eg Marathon SAR
    3)beater watch for yard work or DIY -- Seiko SKxoo7 or Casion G shock
    4)dress watch -- always on a black or dark brown leather strap; preferrably gold.

    As with everything, the rules and categories are there to be broken!

    Sunnie
     
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    At work and in the woods I wear a Casio Edifice.
    The rest of the time, an Omega SMP.
     
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    Not really. In fact I got my watch collection down to only two.
    95% of the time I wear my Rolex Sub. For the times when I know I'll be doing something really extreme that could cause damage, I wear my Tag.
     
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    Yep I have beater seikos for the ruff stuff, rest of the time it is the good swiss autos for me.
     
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    Yeah. I like the Seiko Monster series and have a Black, Orange, and Blue. Orange and Black are rotated almost daily when not in work. Blue, not worn as often. Don't know why. For work, a beater Timex Expedition and for formal stuff a Rolex Datejust or Sub.
     
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    Work/Law-Enforcement duties: Casio G-Shock which I've had for almost 7yrs with the same battery
    Casual wear, to and from work, running errands which require some exhertion: Charcaol grey quartz Seiko chronograph (model: SNA311)
    Dress/Casual/Go out/ and in the shower to wind the watch..LOL: Rolex Sea-Dweller
     
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    Not really. I normally wear a Casio Sea-Pathfinder 70. I did switch to my old watch when I went skiing, though, mainly because it is smaller and has a better barometer and an altimeter.
     
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    99 % of the time a Rolex Submariner.
    The other 1% a Baume Mercier.

    AFS
     
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    I may be in a different tax bracket than many of the posters. My TAG is the dress watch, along with an Esquire my wife gave me one Christmas. Luminox and G-Shock for EDC use. I have an old Seiko as a sentimental watch, it was my Grandfather's. I have a Swiss Army watch which doesn't get worn much at all.
    I sold a Rolex a few years ago because it just 'wasn't me'. :-\
     
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    iv only had 2 watches in the last 23 years both were/are G SHOCKS, the only time they have ever been off my wrist was battery replacement and jail.
     
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    Re: Do you wear a different watch for different occations?

    My Orange Doxa is always on, except when MTN BKing I sport a G-shock. I came ohh so close to buying a Caribean but didnt pull the trigger, but the orange is my favorite! I also have a Orange Monster prior to my Doxa but it got put in the back seat when the Doxa arrived!


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    Shoot, I think all of you guys are above my tax bracket. I don't know if I will ever be able to afford some of the watches mentioned.
     
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    I know they are all beyond me. :) I wear a little Timex Quartz Indiglo that sees riding time, fishing time, garden time, writing time, dress-up time, all the time--I've replaced the band a bazillion times and the battery half as many times. I've not seen a smaller (and I confess a bit more feminine) type of some of the fun--er--functional ones you all own that appeals to me yet, and I don't necessarily need/want ALL the bells and whistles. I saw a sort of smaller Victorinox, but...it was equivalent to a lot of hay... :giddyup:
     
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    It was my Rolex sub for 99% of the time, alternating with a couple other selections, including a Swatch Crono and Swiss Mondaine.....until last week when my wife bought me a Seiko Orange Monster! :censored: this is a nice watch! I haven't taken it off since and won't be for a long time. The steel band puts my Rolex band to shame, and for about $4000.00 less....
     

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