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    Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to 'reward' (I run a real estate investment fund, and hit a "home run") myself with a watch that must met the following requirements 1) Be a dress or athletic type of watch, that can be worn with casual wear OR with a suit/tie 2) Prefer that it have an audible timer 3) bracelet, can be metal or leather. 4) Good "lume" on the watch or some other internal light source. 5) My budget is up to $4K - I have no problem with a lower price watch, and I can also go above this price range as well. As long as it fits the bill, it's in the running. - Thanks in advance. - Regarding the timer, I've started to "time" myself in my activities, and noticed how much more productive I've been. Need to continue with habit with all my watches. Thanks in advance!

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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    By audible timer, do you mean like a repeater or something more like a kitchen timer? Usually when you're speaking of audible time in a higher end watch its a repeater, but your last few sentences sound like you want a something more like a countdown timer that you can set, like a digital. Also, I wouldn't consider a watch with lume to be a dress watch. I wouldn't like going to a dance floor with a glowing green wrist in the dim light. I've seen people do that. It's . . . shall we say, not classy.
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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    It's a bit above your price range, but Tudor Heritage Advisor would fit the bill for an alarm. As far as a countdown style timer, I think you may have to go quartz.
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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    I'm not even sure if this would fit the bill, but looks like it may have a timer/alarm on it.

    Breitling Emergency

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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    ^^^^
    I was thinking along the same lines, however the Emergency is one hella expensive watch. The Aerospace fits the bill with it's backlit LCDs and alarm, better looks (IMO) and a better price. It's also my favourite Breitling :D

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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    Quote Originally Posted by Domo View Post
    ^^^^
    I was thinking along the same lines, however the Emergency is one hella expensive watch. The Aerospace fits the bill with it's backlit LCDs and alarm, better looks (IMO) and a better price. It's also my favourite Breitling :D

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    You beat me to it. I know a couple of people who have these and they like them. I find them rather light, but some people like that so it could be a plus point too..
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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    Quote Originally Posted by Domo View Post
    ^^^^
    The Aerospace fits the bill with it's backlit LCDs and alarm, better looks (IMO) and a better price. It's also my favourite Breitling :D
    The first watch I thought of was The Emergency, but I knew it was quite exxy.

    I was thinking there must be something less expensive, but couldn't think of the model.

    The Aerospace is it! And it does look nicer with the less busy dial.
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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    If you're looking for an alarm, something like this Vulcain would be something to consider, and around your price point:

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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    Thank you for the recommendations...I already have an Aerospace (I love it!) and I'd like for there to be less "flash" on the dressier models...Other thoughts? Suggestions? Recommendations?

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    Re: Need recommendations - Rewarding myself - Here are my requirements -

    How about Tissot T-Touch Classic for less flash?

    This page says that it has two countdown timers and a back light: Tissot T-Touch Classic Watch | Watch Review

    You could see all three different versions here: TISSOT T-TOUCH CLASSIC - T083.420.16.051.00 - Tissot Swiss Watches

    Personally, I like the white dial version for best legibility with the hands, but the black-on-black digital display in the black dial version sticks out less on the wrist (see below). I also like the versions without the Arabic numerals at 3, 9, and 12 o'clock for the most uniform look.

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