5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby koimaster » January 6th 2018, 10:59pm

If you’re going to spend that kind of money some day, upwards of several thousand, then it’s wise to choose a classic watch — one that has stood the test of time and spanned generations. There are a handful of timepieces that are considered classic by virtue of design, build quality, movement, timekeeping ability and reputation.

But those grail watches, for now, remain seriously out of reach based on your take home pay and your begrudged lack of old money inheritance.

But there are options out there that pay homage to your coveted grail, and for less money than you think. We’ve chosen a handful of the icons and picked frugal alternatives that are incredibly well made. Any one of the alternatives would be a wise choice for a budding watch collector, and they’re not cheap Chinese knockoffs that are right twice a day. Some of them even boast Swiss movement and the kind of quality materials the big boys use.

Whatever you choose, know that you simply can’t go wrong with our selections. Just don’t wear them while driving a Pontiac Fiero that’s been clad to look like a Ferrari.

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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby conjurer » January 6th 2018, 11:47pm

That article literally made me hammer a Cabriole table leg up my fucking ass. Seriously. I can't sit down right now, because I have a fucking Cabriole table leg three quarters of the way up my fucking ass. I'm kinda waddling around right now, shitting blood out of my fucking ass, waiting for the fucking fire department over here.
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » January 7th 2018, 8:24am

This article orally stimulates lingam.
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby TemerityB » January 7th 2018, 9:58am

A watch article that, with a straight face, recommends Invicta and Parnis. No wonder conj is now permanently disabled.

Whatever you do, scroll down and read "journalist" Amos Kwon's bio. I'd wager that if Kwon ever met Wing Liang he'd jet off like the fountain at Lincoln Center.
Since many people weren't in lockstep with his beloved cheese box shit watch brand, The Cruise King ran off blowing snot bubbles, far away from his once-beloved forum. Here, eat this mudpie, Paw Paw. It tastes like a Hershey bar. Go ahead, dig in.
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby biglove » January 7th 2018, 10:21am

So many cliches and dumb as fuck statements in that article that I just don’t have time to point them all out.

I am dumber for even quickly skimming that article. Many brain cells suffered a fast death because of the author’s stupidity.

Jeebus and Jehoshaphat, sweet fancy Moses, what a tool. I think Amos is an anus of the large, loose and soiled variety.
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby Racer-X » January 7th 2018, 11:19am

The verbiage and Parnis are a bit much, but we've got lots more of this here.

Affordable Alternatives to Expensive Watches
viewtopic.php?f=162&t=36522

Insane Clone Posse thread:
http://watchlords.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1493
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby artman » January 7th 2018, 9:19pm

I couldn't get past the first comparison.
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby tiktok » January 7th 2018, 10:08pm

I couldn't past spelling Parnis "Farnmis"'
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby AlbertaTime » January 7th 2018, 10:17pm

tiktok wrote:I couldn't past spelling Parnis "Farnmis"'


*Fan*mis.

:-)

And the article was...not great.
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Re: 5 Classic Watch Brands and The Frugal Alternatives

Postby TemerityB » January 8th 2018, 4:50pm

AlbertaTime wrote:
tiktok wrote:I couldn't past spelling Parnis "Farnmis"'


*Fan*mis.

:-)

And the article was...not great.


Yeah, I think Parnis issues watches under the brand name Fanmis; log on to Amazon and check out all the "S-Shock" watches that look just like G-Shocks, not to mention the $39 Reginald watches that look sorta kinda like Subs.
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