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    Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    Hi Guys,
    I have a metaphysical question ... lol . If you have the choice and a budget of 20k$, do you buy one HH (haute horlogerie) watch or three luxury watches ? please argue

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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    I'd just buy two Rolex and winder.....
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    Three, Rolex Sub,Nomos Tangente, IWC Portuguese 8 days hand wind.

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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    $20K is a lot of money. If this is an addition to an existing collection - HH may make sense (although $20K may be tough for true high-end stuff)
    But, if this is your only watch(es) and will represent a new collection - few pieces make sense. One could get few very respectable pieces at that price point. FOr example this treo will cover a diver, Chrono\sporty and a dress watch categories and can be head for $20K:
    1 Rolex Sub, 1 Omega Speedy or Zenith El Primero, 1 JLC Reverso
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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    I'd buy what I currently have and spend the balance on something useful.
    Current rotation (alphabetical order):
    Fortis: B-42 Marinemaster
    Glycine: Airman SST Chrono
    Hamilton: Intra-matic, X-Wind
    Oris: Artelier Small Second Pointer Date, TT1 Small Seconds 1000m Diver

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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    $20k that had to be spent on watches? Rolex Explorer 2 Polar. Speedmaster Professional, Grand Seiko SBGA003 and save the rest for service down the road + a cheeseburger

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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    Rolex Explorer I, IWC Portuguese Chrono, NOMOS Ahoi, Hamilton Maestro Small Second (I'm probably gonna get the Hamilton before summer ends anyway)
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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    easy peasy

    Grand Seiko SBGW 047 which is HH if there ever is one
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    Price $4,700

    Nomos Ahoi to cover my swimming and diving needs
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    about $4k

    IWC Pilot Watch
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    about $4,000

    and the rest of the money would be spent going to Tokyo, Glashutte and Schaffhausen to collect them personally from the factory.
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    Re: Hard choice : 1 HH or 3 luxury

    You'll be fishing in the shallow end of the HH pool with 20K I'm afraid....20 grand will get you 3 awesome watches though and much more variety.
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