E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board > Watches > BMWs and Watches. Are You An Enthusiast of Both?



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-31-2013, 09:43 PM   #155
krnnerdboy
Colonel
krnnerdboy's Avatar
United_States
37
Rep
2,155
Posts

 
Drives: v10 m6
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: so cal

iTrader: (10)

Current small collection
Bell & Ross br01 and br03
Iwc ingenieur and ingenieur vintage
Zinex trimix
Breitling avenger




__________________

F80 m3, 997 gt3, 14 ram ctd, f15 x5, drz400sm

Gone:z4m, boss 302, c6 z06, m6,z3m
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 09:50 PM   #156
Swashplate
Major
Swashplate's Avatar
United_States
17
Rep
1,190
Posts

 
Drives: in Anger.
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Kirkland, WA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2013 BMW M5  [0.00]
2007 BMW M Coupe'  [0.00]
1968 Ford Mustang  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by krnnerdboy
Quote:
Originally Posted by Swashplate
One of my faves.
Nice I'm rocking that same watch right now. Br03 right?
BR03-97
__________________
Gone (2006 STI, 2008 EVO MR)
AFE Intake/Euro Cats/CSL Headers/Sportline CSL/H&R Springs
1217/1815
!!! BOILER UP !!!
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 09:50 PM   #157
Photoman
Captain
Photoman's Avatar
Canada
15
Rep
768
Posts

 
Drives: F30 328i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2012 BMW 328i  [5.00]
Cartier - Roadster
Omega - Seamaster
Breitling - Tourbillon
Tag Heuer - Monaco
Gucci - G Timeless
etc. etc.
__________________
2012 328i LuxLine| IBM| SB | 19" 343M Reps | ///MPE | H&R Sport Springs | Custom Sportline Grills
Pics here: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=703355

Last edited by Photoman; 04-02-2013 at 11:38 AM.
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:10 PM   #158
RASHID007
First Lieutenant
15
Rep
363
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 535d X-Drive
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by noxredna View Post
Just got something special for my birthday.

Patek 5960P Annual Chrono, quite useful during my roadtrip in my M5 recently!

Love the car.

Love the watch.

Love the juice boxes in the background.
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:17 PM   #159
330xtrai
Do you even post BRO?
330xtrai's Avatar
United_States
19
Rep
1,846
Posts

 
Drives: 330xi
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2006 BMW 330xi  [0.00]
I feel poor with all these watches that everyone is saying lol well I'm still in college but love watches and my 330xi got a bulova persisionist with carbon fiber
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:36 PM   #160
partlowr
Second Lieutenant
partlowr's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
217
Posts

 
Drives: BMW Z4 Roadster
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Naperville, IL

iTrader: (0)

Breitling Crono Superocean
Breitling Superocean Heritage w/stainless heritage braclet
Breitling Cronomat Evolution
IWC Big Pilot Limited Edition with silver dial numbered
Tag Heuer Inagural Indianapolis US Grand Prix watch very very rare, only a few hundred made and most went to F1 teams, drivers and officials. Numbered and race course engraved on back of case

Last edited by partlowr; 03-31-2013 at 10:46 PM.
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:49 PM   #161
tizzyd
Lieutenant
tizzyd's Avatar
16
Rep
482
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 F32 435xDr M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 335i Coupe  [4.25]
I'm young, but am a budding watch collector myself. Ever since I was young, (thanks to my dad) I have been obsessed, starting with a land rover swiss army watch my dad gave me. My collection is growing, and I love every one of them as much as my car!

Panerai PAM088 GMT
IWC Porsche Design Titan Chrono
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust (Blue Face)
Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch
Bulgari Carbongold Anniversary Chronograph

Below are pics of the panerai and the IWC, i don't have pics of the others
Attached Images
  
__________________
Current: 2014 435i xDrive Coupe 6MT M-Sport, Mineral Grey/Black/Walnut
GONE: 2011 335i Coupe, AW/Saddle, 6MT M-Sport. Mods: BMW Perf. Exhaust, BMW Perf. Power Kit, AFE Stage 2 CAI, 19" BMW Performance Style 269 w/ Michelin PSS (235 Front/265 Rear), painted reflectors, Tint (35% Front, 20% Rear)
GONE: 2008 E92 328xi Black Saph./Coral Red 6MT ZSP ZPP
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:53 PM   #162
tizzyd
Lieutenant
tizzyd's Avatar
16
Rep
482
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 F32 435xDr M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 335i Coupe  [4.25]
on another note, anyone interested in the Ball BMW watches? they look pretty cool....http://www.ballwatch.com/bmw/index.p...ons&lang=en_US
__________________
Current: 2014 435i xDrive Coupe 6MT M-Sport, Mineral Grey/Black/Walnut
GONE: 2011 335i Coupe, AW/Saddle, 6MT M-Sport. Mods: BMW Perf. Exhaust, BMW Perf. Power Kit, AFE Stage 2 CAI, 19" BMW Performance Style 269 w/ Michelin PSS (235 Front/265 Rear), painted reflectors, Tint (35% Front, 20% Rear)
GONE: 2008 E92 328xi Black Saph./Coral Red 6MT ZSP ZPP
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 10:55 PM   #163
uter
BMW nerd
uter's Avatar
United_States
4
Rep
228
Posts

 
Drives: Z4 M Coupe, 550GT, 840Ci
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Scottsdale AZ

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by KSERGEI-BY View Post
None has voted for Tissot


Actually, I have a very functional Tissot T-touch (a hand-me-down from my father-in-law). The compass has helped me a number of times in the desert get my bearings while mountain biking.

Anyone checked out the watches from Autodromo?
They look like Italian sports car speedometers and tachometers.
__________________
2007 Imola E86 M Coupe
2010 Schwartz F07 550 GT
1995 Schwartz E31 840Ci
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 11:09 PM   #164
SaMaster14
Major
SaMaster14's Avatar
United_States
72
Rep
1,442
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 BMW E92 335iS
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Los Angeles, CA / Baltimore, MD

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2012 BMW 335iS  [3.95]
Send a message via AIM to SaMaster14 Send a message via Skype™ to SaMaster14
Here are some pictures of what I wear per my first post in the thread:







And my first watch ever was an old Tag Heuer 3000 (quartz)
__________________
~2012 BMW 335iS coupe MINERAL WHITE/CORAL RED

http://instagram.com/samaster14/
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 11:42 PM   #165
BVL
Enlisted Member
0
Rep
35
Posts

 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: USA

iTrader: (0)

iwatch only for me.
Appreciate 0
      03-31-2013, 11:53 PM   #166
spoolin
Private First Class
2
Rep
142
Posts

 
Drives: 135, m3, 325is
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Jacksonville, Fl

iTrader: (0)

I love watches!
Currently:
Rolex Submariner TT 16613
Tag Heur Formula 1
TW Steel CEO Canteen 45mm
TW Steel CEO Canteen 50mm
Plenty of other lower cost randoms.

I would love to have a nice patek or audemars in the line-up.
Attached Images
   
__________________
2010 Space Grey 135i- JB4, DCI, VRSF dp's
1995 Avus Blue M3-AA STG1 s/c,meth, quaife 3.46
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 12:00 AM   #167
AbtSportsline
BBS Whore
AbtSportsline's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
98
Posts

 
Drives: John Deer
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: T E X A S

iTrader: (1)

Rolex Submariner with a huge collection of nato straps and bands.
__________________
2010 BSM/Saddle Brown E92 335i | Premium | Sport | Navigation | iDrive | Comfort Access | Cold Weather | Shadowline | M Sport Front and Rear Bumpers | M3 Rear Spoiler | LCI Rear LEDs | Euro Headlight Switch | M3 Steering Wheel |
PSS10 | VB3 | Michelin PSS | Escort 9500ci | Lux 5000k AE | Hoen Xenon Match Fog Lights |
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 12:22 AM   #168
E92Brembo
Private First Class
E92Brembo's Avatar
1
Rep
139
Posts

 
Drives: '10 335i White/Red Coral
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Florida

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Timex
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 12:40 AM   #169
rudeboim3
Enlisted Member
rudeboim3's Avatar
2
Rep
37
Posts

 
Drives: E46 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Cincinnati

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by KSERGEI-BY
None has voted for Tissot

I got a Tissot as well and a Casio G-Shock that's solar powered with satellite timing... But never wear 'em
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 01:05 AM   #170
Fanis
Lieutenant
Fanis's Avatar
Greece
10
Rep
484
Posts

 
Drives: 116i (F20) Auto
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Athens, Greece

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Yes of course (though my interest for watches is not as hot as it used to be!). At the moment (having traded a few watches) I have the following 3 Rolex:

1. Explorer
2. Explore II (black dial)
3. Yachtmaster (Steel-platinum)
__________________
2011- : BMW 116i (F20)
2009-11: BMW Z4 2.5si (E85)
2007-09: Mini Cooper S (R56)
2005-07: BMW 325ti (E46)
2004-05: BMW 318i (E36)
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 01:38 AM   #171
kotik
Captain
kotik's Avatar
19
Rep
630
Posts

 
Drives: F80 aw 6spd
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Monterey, CA

iTrader: (0)

A lot of watch names here....

PLEASE HELP ME OUT! I really want to get Luis Erard watch (a first nice watch for me), but some people keep telling me to stick with big brands (ROLEX, OMEGA, IWC, briteling)... My budget is only about $3k, and I don't think i can buy any big brand watches I want something to pass down to my kid, and something i can wear a lot and be stylish (i like mont blanc).

Can you tell me if it's a good watch that will keep value? Any help or watch advice is appriciated...



Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 01:53 AM   #172
tymles
Private
tymles's Avatar
1
Rep
71
Posts

 
Drives: AW E90 M3 ESS VT1
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Paradise

iTrader: (2)

It's only natural for us to fall in love with both.
I have quite the collection of watches as well, but seeing as how I'm a jeweler, it's a bit easier for me to get the watches I want .
Hope to collect more cars tho
Hit me up if any of you want timepieces.
__________________
BMW Performance Performance Grills . BMW Painted Fender Grills . BBS 19x9.5 19x11 LMs . Michelin PS2 265/295 . H&R Sport Springs . Wheel Mate 45/55MM Stud Kit . BBS Red Lug Nuts . ESS VT1 Supercharger with 5lb pully and tune . Akrapovic GT4 Exhaust Full system . Arkym rear diffuser 1+1 . BMW performance cf trunk spoiler with CRT red stripe . Alpine coding . ZCP illuminated shift knob(DIY) . Exterior LED lights .
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 02:19 AM   #173
sexy_ninja_goat
Private First Class
sexy_ninja_goat's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
167
Posts

 
Drives: '07 E90, '10 RR Sport
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: MN

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by kotik View Post
A lot of watch names here....

PLEASE HELP ME OUT! I really want to get Luis Erard watch (a first nice watch for me), but some people keep telling me to stick with big brands (ROLEX, OMEGA, IWC, briteling)... My budget is only about $3k, and I don't think i can buy any big brand watches I want something to pass down to my kid, and something i can wear a lot and be stylish (i like mont blanc).

Can you tell me if it's a good watch that will keep value? Any help or watch advice is appriciated...



Here is my $.02

Don't buy a watch because it cost's a lot. Buy something you like. Decide what it is about a watch that is important to you.

For example, I have a Speedmaster Pro because I love the whole moon-watch heritage. I have a JLC Master Calendar because for the money, you will not find a more classic watch with extensive lineage and in house movements. I have rolex's because I can beat the hell out of them and they never skip a tick. I buy watches that fit a niche in my life while at the same time fulfill the root qualities that I admire in a good watch.

For me I am willing to pay $$ for a company with heritage and lineage and a history for pride in quality and class. I prefer watch makers that have "in house movements", meaning they design, test, manufacture, and assemble the "guts" of the watch themselves (which believe it or not can cost millions and is more and more rare these days with watch brands). You'd be surprised how many $10,000.00+ watches have ETA/Valijoux (off the shelf) movements in them, in which case you are strictly paying for the right to wear the name. (The Louis Erard uses a Valijoux).

I too like the idea of being able to buy a quality watch, make a couple of decades worth of memories with it, and then be able to hand it down to my children. For me, that sort of idea very much lends itself to the romantics of owning and wearing a quality watch.

In my opinion, if you don't want to break the bank, and want something with impeccable lineage that your son will be proud (and extremely lucky) to wear, you can find few better, dollar for dollar, than a JLC Master Control, (can be found new around $5200.00 or pre-owned for a bit less). If you are absolutely constrained to the $3000.00 range, I would look at Chronoswiss. Strong lineage, in house movements, great looking watches, and in your price range. I would be proud to wear a Chronoswiss on my wrist.

Again, just figure out what it is that attracts you to watches, and what's important to you. You can't go wrong if you buy what YOU like!
__________________
"Never use a preposition to end a sentence with."
2007 E90 - Black Sapphire/Terra - SP - Xenon - CA -L7A - 19" CSL Reps - KW V3 - SGLD

Last edited by sexy_ninja_goat; 04-01-2013 at 05:47 AM.
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 04:39 AM   #174
kmd
New Member
0
Rep
7
Posts

 
Drives: 320d M Package
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Norway

iTrader: (0)

Rolex deep sea, oris chronometer
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 05:50 AM   #175
BSM328xi
Second Lieutenant
3
Rep
213
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 E70 & 2013 F25
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: PA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sexy_ninja_goat View Post
Here is my $.02

Don't buy a watch because it cost's a lot. Buy something you like. Decide what it is about a watch that is important to you.

I have a speedmaster because I love the whole moon-watch heritage. I have a JLC because for the money, you will not find a more classic watch with extensive lineage and in house movements. I have a rolex because I can beat the hell out of it and it never skips a tick.

For me I am willing to pay $$ for a company with heritage and lineage and a history for pride in quality and class. I prefer watch makers that have "in house movements", meaning they design, test, manufacture, and assemble the "guts" of the watch themselves (which believe it or not can cost millions). You'd be surprised how many $10,000.00 watches have ETA/Valijoux (off the shelf) movements in them, in which case you are strictly paying for the right to wear the name. (The Louis Erard uses a Valijoux).

I too like the idea of being able to buy a quality watch, make a couple of decades worth of memories with it, and then be able to hand it down to my children. For me, that sort of idea very much lends itself to the romantics of owning and wearing a quality watch.

In my opinion, if you don't want to break the bank, and want something with impeccable lineage that your son will be proud (and extremely lucky) to wear, you can find few better than a JLC Master Control for the money (can be found new around $5200.00 or pre-owned for a bit less). If you are absolutely constrained to the $3000.00 range, I would look at Chronoswiss. Strong lineage, in house movements, great looking watches, and in your price range. I would be proud to wear a Chronoswiss on my wrist.

Again, just figure out what it is that attracts you to watches, and what's important to you. You can't go wrong if you buy what YOU like!
+1

Buy what YOU like...not what others like. I get just as much joy wearing a Frogman (Casio G-Shock for ~$500) than I do wearing a Ulysee Nardin or Breitling. The latter two cost up to 25X as much. It's about the watch, not the price tag.

No different than the car being about the car, not the name. You are on a BMW enthusiast forum. The majority of people on here are posting because they love the car, not the name. The day the car becomes about the brand your driving, sign off for good.

My two cents...
__________________
2014 Range Rover HSE- Fuji White/Ebony
2014 MB E550 Sport Sedan

Sold: 2011 328xi; 2013 X3 35i; 2013 X5 50i
Appreciate 0
      04-01-2013, 06:58 AM   #176
pOKa
New Member
pOKa's Avatar
United Arab Emirates
0
Rep
22
Posts

 
Drives: 09 E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Dubai, UAE

iTrader: (0)

Montblanc Timewalker GMT for daily and Panerai PAM321 for non working days loving the IWC Big Pilots too "drools"
Used to have a GUESS for 10 years and it finally died on me. Hence started the above d'0h!
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:55 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST