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For the 5711: 010 (blue) or 011 (white)

  1. pongster

    pongster Jun 24, 2017

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    been lusting for the blue. but have an opportunity to buy the white at SRP this month.

    blue at SRP by September. but not guaranteed.

    wacha think?
     
  2. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 24, 2017

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    The whites are often available and I've seen them in stores repeatedly, I've never seen a blue in store, and IMO its far nicer.
     
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  3. NT931

    NT931 Jun 24, 2017

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    If it's your first Nautilus, then no question, it's the 5711. The dial is simply mesmerizing.

    If you already have a blue dial Nautilus (5711, 5712 etc), then an additional Nautilus with a white dial makes sense as it's sportier.

    The 5711 though is a true classic, and will maintain it's value, plus you'll be unlikely to ever tire of it.
     
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  4. Overgrower

    Overgrower Jun 25, 2017

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    I think the blue dial is iconic. I've seen white in store, but never the blue.
     
  5. R3D9

    R3D9 Jun 25, 2017

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    Blue would be my choice. It's at the very top of my wish list. A perfect watch, IMO.
     
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  6. Nobel Prize

    Nobel Prize Sergio Jun 25, 2017

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    Blue. You get the white you will still need the blue
     
  7. Cad290

    Cad290 Jun 25, 2017

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    I like the white a lot, its sportier than the blue and I enjoy wearing it more. That being said, the blue dial is worth more. So if you can buy either at the same price you have to really prefer the white dial
     
  8. jinson

    jinson Jun 25, 2017

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    The blue dial is not only iconic ... it's more desirable and takes on different hues depending on lighting. Here's a photo
     
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  9. pongster

    pongster Jun 25, 2017

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    Decided to get the white now.

    If blue happens in September, good problem to have.

    Thanks for inputs.
     
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  10. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 26, 2017

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    Congrats mate enjoy your new Patek!
     
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  11. sgrossma

    sgrossma Jun 26, 2017

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    Blue resells for higher and I agree it is more iconic, but I happen to like the white a lot. If I was to buy one and didn't care about resale, I would go white.
     
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  12. Kmart

    Kmart Jun 26, 2017

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    Ahhh the blue dial 5711 is my grail watch. Thought I had finally put it out of my mind. Now I'm pondering how long I would have to eat Ramen noodles for dinner to save up the $30,000 for one... :coffee:
     
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  13. jinson

    jinson Jun 26, 2017

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    Congrats!
     
  14. McJamesT

    McJamesT Jun 26, 2017

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    Congrats on the white one and congrats on the good problem to have in the fall.
     
  15. Cad290

    Cad290 Jun 26, 2017

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    Great watch!
     
  16. Varnado

    Varnado Jul 1, 2017

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    If you buy the blue you can wear it and always sell it USED for as much or more than you paid. With the white, when you go to sell it new or used it will not sell for retail. If you paid retail you paid too much and if you decide to sell it you will be taking a hit.
     
  17. pongster

    pongster Jul 6, 2017

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    For some reason, can't seem to charge the lume. Or does the white have no lume?
     
  18. Cad290

    Cad290 Jul 6, 2017

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  19. pongster

    pongster Jul 7, 2017

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    Is retail price same as AD price?
     
  20. pongster

    pongster Jul 7, 2017

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