After getting back into watches over the past year, I bought and flipped a few affordables - Glycine Combat Sub, Helm Vanuatu, Orient Bambino V3 - and have settled on these six, with a seventh - my first vintage purchase - on the way (see below). The latest iteration of the collection consists of:
- Alpina Startimer Pilot Manufacture
- Lorier Neptune
- Gavox Legacy Navy
- Seiko SRP777
- Oris Divers 65
- Junghans Meister Telemeter
- Seiko 6106-8100 (on the way)
I'm hoping to get some input as to where to go next. I don't think I want more than eight watches total so I'll soon be in a "one in/one out" situation.
I'm considering in the near/mid term: Oris Big Crown Pointer Date w/blue dial and Guinand Model 361. Also contemplating a Tudor Black Bay 58, which would likely mean selling off the Divers 65. Other brands that have piqued my interest are Farer (I really like the Ponting GMT) and Damasko (I like their beefy chronographs w/rotating bezel).
As you can see, I haven't necessarily gravitated towards a particular type of watch. However, I tend to be drawn to watches I feel have a strong yet focused sense of style. Obviously, I like the vintage look.
(on the way)