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    42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    Looking for a white dial dress watch under $5k (preowned or new). Key is I want a bigger dial, maybe 42mm-45mm.

    Here's what I've found so far. Am I missing anything? Any recommendations?

    43mm:

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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    I love that Oris 110. One of those was up for sale on the forums a while back. If I had the money I'd have been all over it.

    There's the Omega DeVille Chronometer. I think it's 41mm.


    Something a little different, the Dornbluth 99.1. I believe 42mm. Kinda resembles the IWC.
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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    +1 for the Dornbluth (but the version with thermally blued applied numerals).
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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    Dornblueth has several models that are very appealing...but too big for me. IIRC, yes, they're 42mm. Go on over to watchbuys.com; they're the US distributors. While there, also check out the Thomas Ninchritz. And heck, Sinn has some quite nice looking dress watches.
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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    I'll take this in a different direction...how about the "poor man's" Laurent Ferrier Galet Square...a Panerai Radiomir.
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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    Check out the Nivrel Coeur de la Sarre series at 42mm: Coeur de la Sarre: Sarrebruck - NIVREL
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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    You could always check out a Breitling. The Transocean Chronographs are 43mm. Also Longines has a few 42-44mm white dialed watches that could possibly pass as a dress watch.
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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    If you double the budget perhaps you could get a Piaget Altiplano XL (43mm):

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    Re: 42mm-45mm Dress Watch Under $5k What are the options?

    + 1 for Dornbleuth and Vulcain.
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