Farer Oxley GMT Review

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Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby Racer-X » August 4th 2017, 3:56pm

by Sean Lorentzen "I have talked at length here on worn&wound about charm before, and how difficult it is to engineer into a timepiece. Today’s watch brings to mind a related, but not identical, concept—character in design. Too little individual character in a watch, and there’s nothing to separate it from a sea of similar pieces. Too much, and the watch runs the risk of becoming garish, difficult to wear or heavy-handed. The key is in moderation: knowing just how much idiosyncrasy to pump into a design to set your brand above the rest, while remaining timeless and usable in any situation."

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Re: Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby conjurer » August 4th 2017, 11:14pm

Interestingly, this one doesn't totally fucking suck donkey balls. The seconds hand is goofy, though.
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Re: Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby biglove » August 5th 2017, 8:56am

I like it. Too much $$$ though.
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Re: Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby bedlam » August 6th 2017, 2:37am

I think these are pretty reasonable. Don't like the colour schemes though
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Re: Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » August 6th 2017, 8:22am

Save for the slightly fucked up choice of colours for the hands, it's not half bad.
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Re: Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby foghorn » August 6th 2017, 9:00am

I quite like the motley colorway provided by the under crystal appendages.
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Re: Farer Oxley GMT Review

Postby AJC » August 7th 2017, 6:37am

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:Save for the slightly fucked up choice of colours for the hands, it's not half bad.

Agreed. Seems to be the consensus.
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