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Postby koimaster » December 17th 2017, 11:49pm

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With the lilt of Irish laughter

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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby bedlam » December 18th 2017, 1:52am

Its not good when the spelling of the name is the most creative thing.
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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby biglove » December 18th 2017, 4:28am

Looks like something from a gum ball machine in a sci-fi movie.
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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby foghorn » December 18th 2017, 5:02am

Fvck that Fvuckin' Watch
GET OFF MY LAWN
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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby conjurer » December 18th 2017, 10:01am

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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby Hawk » December 18th 2017, 10:10am

I prefer Samsung TVs - never heard of Pon TVs
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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » December 18th 2017, 11:17am

The watch looks like a ghastly piece of shite, that's one thing.

The whole story made around it is an utter fucking mess. Pontus had no father according to one version, according to the other - he did. The Greek name is actually Pontos, Pontus being the Latin (Roman) version of it. The use of the U written as V is typical of old Latin, i.e. it references a Roman background. Guess they went for Pontus, as Maurice Lacroix already uses a Pontos trademark.
Still, the crown is stamped with a Maltese cross - not even mentioning that it's the Vacheron Constantin logo when it comes to use on watches, how the fuck is it related to some heathen sea deity? Also, the model name on the dial...Nessi? Makes me think of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, although no idea how does that mix into all of it.

So, it's a Panerai "hommidge", named after a Greek deity with its name written the Roman way, with symbol of Knights Hospitaller and - incidentally or not, also Vacheron Constantin - on the crown, with its model name referencing a cryptid from a Scottish lake. What a fucking mess, fuck me! It's as if a restaurant would have advertised itself this way: "Chinese restaurant 'Vladimir's', specializing in French and Mexican cuisine, recommends sushi."
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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby bedlam » December 19th 2017, 4:48pm

Heh heh
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Re: Pontvs watches

Postby TemerityB » December 21st 2017, 8:41am

That box looks like splinter bait.
Bet those Swiss Legend owners are so happy their "Sapphitek" crystals have a 10-year warranty. Oh, wait...
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