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Octo Finissimo - am I crazy for considering?

  1. Comtaygious

    Comtaygious May 1, 2019

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    I just can't stop looking at this thing. I can find it for $9,500 in titanium. Am I crazy to spend this much on it? I could get a racing speedy for a lot less. I could get a few Omegas for this.

    It's also weird cuz I don't like titanium watches usually because I wear a speedy mark ii so I like heft, but this thing just oozes cool. Thoughts?

    Oh I also love the GO seventies chrono. Anyone had that? Similar price so have to consider...
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  2. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector May 1, 2019

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    Try selling it down the track :rolleyes: It will be at a huge hit in my book.
     
  3. Comtaygious

    Comtaygious May 1, 2019

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    I don't sell watches...so it's not really in my considerations...
     
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  4. Au79

    Au79 Aluminium May 1, 2019

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    It sounds like you already decided to get the watch and want one of us to give you affirmation.
     
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  5. MTROIS

    MTROIS May 1, 2019

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    Did you try the SS on?
    I preferred the heft and look of that one compared to the Ti one.
     
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  6. Comtaygious

    Comtaygious May 1, 2019

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    Will try on ss too thanks. I do like that color. I'm not decided...just seems like a lot for one watch. Wondering if others think it is worth it too. A few weeks ago I wanted a Zenith... I change...just hoping I won't regret this one...
     
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  7. michael22

    michael22 May 1, 2019

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    If you don't sell, just buy what you want.
    I can't cop a price like that, but I quite like it.
     
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  8. MTROIS

    MTROIS May 1, 2019

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    Well... fortunately, window shopping is free. The Bulgari OF is honestly a fantastic watch and amazing value IMO. (Especially their new GMT chronograph!!).
    It is on my long list, but I am just not sure it could become a daily wearer for me....
     
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  9. 77deluxe

    77deluxe May 1, 2019

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    It’s.....it’s.....interesting. I do like titanium, it has a certain nice warmth to it.
     
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  10. zrleopold

    zrleopold May 1, 2019

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    I think they are pretty cool looking. Wouldn't really wear one, but technically they are awesome watches. I have a feeling they may not hold value as I'm not sure they speak asthetically to a broad crown. Having said that, all that matters is if YOU like it!
     
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  11. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. May 1, 2019

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    Have to say.. wicked cool. If it sings to you go for it. Big depreciation though.
     
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  12. Pun

    Pun May 1, 2019

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    It's a fantastic watch that's very thin and light indeed. But that also increases the price and the cost of maintenance. Unless I really have a strong reason to go for the ultra thin watch, I'd prefer to go for a decent heft in watch that'll be much cheaper to own than this waferthin beauty. Just my 2 cents...
     
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  13. sjg22

    sjg22 May 1, 2019

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    I dig it as well - incredible watchmaking. Bvlgari is under appreciated.

    Wonder if you could find a mint example second hand at a fraction of the price.....
     
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  14. mancio

    mancio May 2, 2019

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    I think it is one of the coolest watch i ever seen and it is on my list.
    If you like it go for it.
     
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  15. michael22

    michael22 May 2, 2019

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    I like that it is thin. Going against the modern fashion to an extent.
     
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  16. mancio

    mancio May 2, 2019

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    :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  17. cchen

    cchen May 2, 2019

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    I like it quite a lot. If it fits your wrist (looks like it does in the first pic) seriously consider it. Case materials and finishing are fantastic.
     
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  18. Tet

    Tet I prefer Dilmah do try it May 2, 2019

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    If take the GO Seventies all day between these two, that is one of my favourite watches from the past 10 years though.
     
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  19. donashby

    donashby May 2, 2019

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    I think they are really cool watches and really like the skeleton version, and the new sandblasted gold version is cool too, but expensive. There is a steel or titanium one at one of the auctions coming up but dont remember which one unfortunately, should be less than retail though....
     
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  20. pongster

    pongster May 22, 2019

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    It’s nice. Supposedly a Genta designed watch as well. Good luck.