So guys, if you've been keeping track of my medley of graduation present recommendation posts, I've finally decided that the IWC Portofino is what I truly want. No matter how many different options I look at, the Portofino is the one that I keep looking back to and keeping in an open tab on my Google Chrome. Only one problem remains though: Actually getting it. Granted I won't be buying now (Earliest being around November-December), but the only authorized dealer for IWC near me is the Tourneau in Chicago Water Tower Place. There is also Marshall Pierce and Company but I contacted them and they said they were no longer going forward with the brand, and that they never carried the Portofino anyway, which is a bummer because I hear nothing but great things about the service at Marshall Pierce. I went into Tourneau about a month ago, and was treated fairly nicely by a lovely woman who tended to my needs. She let me try on a bunch of different watches and let me take a pic of a Big Pilot on my wrist! (DREAMS DO COME TRUE!!) but the Portofino was not in stock for me to look at (I've seen it person before so don't think I'm going in here blind!) at the time, and she said she could get one in and she would contact me. A month later, no response, and I called in to be tended to by the manager, who said that HE could get one in, but that I'd have to tell him when I'd be able to come in (which is a lot more difficult than you'd think) and therefore set up an appointment to see the watch. Not only that, but I hear that negotiating with Tourneau nowadays is near impossible. I don't want the BEST deal, but I for sure don't want to pay full price. I mean, 15% off saves me more than $500, which is good for me, but since I'm younger (and my mom sucks at negotiating) I don't know if they'll take me seriously enough to give me any discount. So... is dealing with Tourneau my only option, or is there anything else I can do? Finding the thing second-hand seems tough at the moment (I don't mind second hand at all by the way! I might actually prefer it!). Also, on IWC's website says I can speak with (be it E-Mail or Phone) to talk about purchasing. Will that help me at all or will they just tell me "Well, Tourneau is a dealer in your location! Thanks for your interest! Buy! I mean bye!" Is this my ambition catching up to me telling me I'm not ready or worthy? Is it paranoia? Or will dealing with Tourneau really be my only option... Thanks by the way!