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Thread: What goes into a $3m wristwatch?

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    What goes into a $3m wristwatch?

    Patek Philippe 5175R Grandmaster Chime Watch


    Long but very well done. The choir music is a little over the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Page View Post
    Patek Philippe 5175R Grandmaster Chime Watch
    Pricing creativity and a lot of salesmanship!

    (it looks very nice at the end, though. Really a pretty watch).
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    Pretty cool and incredibly intricate! But that watch is HUGE! It would dwarf my puny wrists.
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    Very nice watch...... now things gets complicated! Do I get the Bugatti Veyron? Or save a little more for the watch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Orbine View Post
    Very nice watch...... now things gets complicated! Do I get the Bugatti Veyron? Or save a little more for the watch?
    Better just get both. You can't be too careful, you know.

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    So, that's how my watch was made.. I missed the tour of the factory.
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    OK, I'll say it. This watch is for people with too much time on their hands.

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    The craftsmanship is impressive.

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    What goes into a $3m wristwatch?
    I can tell you one thing that won't go into it - - my wrist! LOL!
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    So I can get that fixed at Walmart if I have a problem, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Roehl View Post
    So I can get that fixed at Walmart if I have a problem, right?
    Harbor Freight has a couple of watch tools and some loupes. That ought to do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Weaver View Post
    Harbor Freight has a couple of watch tools and some loupes. That ought to do it.
    I think they have a Patek Philippe watch repair kit on sale for $2.99, and if you look in the current flyer there's a coupon for a free magnesium fire starter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Coloccia View Post
    I think they have a Patek Philippe watch repair kit on sale for $2.99, and if you look in the current flyer there's a coupon for a free magnesium fire starter.
    Limit 10 of each!!

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    Now I am wondering, would I ware it in the shop or not.....

    When you think about it in the old days all that work was done by hand, no CNC.

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    Where does the battery go?

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