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Robert Downey Jr. talking about his collection

  1. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book May 11, 2016

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    Some good pieces including a Speedy. He's certainly not very knowledgeable about them, but seems to enjoy them.

     
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  2. ulackfocus May 11, 2016

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    He's had several close-ups of watches in movies, including one of a Bulgari in Iron Man.
     
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  3. AAAKK First listing in the ΩF B2B phone book May 11, 2016

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    GQ's characterization of the collection as "epic" made me laugh a little. Certainly some nice modern pcs, but epic is a bit of hyperbole.
     
  4. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 11, 2016

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    Err, that Speedmaster is a bit concerning...
     
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  5. kingsrider Thank you Sir! May I have another? May 11, 2016

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    I like RDJR, but his attitude about his collection was a little flippant.
     
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  6. Hijak May 11, 2016

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    He seems to be kind of a dick. Certainly doesn't appreciate his watches.
     
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  7. repoman May 11, 2016

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    He was poking fun at the pretentious watch collector crowd. I lol'ed.
     
  8. KstateSkier May 11, 2016

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    I just lost a little bit of respect for RDJ... Seems he only has an affinity for the Jaeger and the Patek. Anyone claiming to be Ironman should own an Ed White...
     
  9. Frunkinator Keep tickin & tockin, work it all around the clock May 11, 2016

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    He's got so much money he just tosses the watches around, amazing. Meanwhile I where long sleeves in the summer just to keep my crystal from getting scratched while sitting at my desk at work, lol.
     
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  10. Tony C. Ωf Jury member May 11, 2016

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    Setting aside the watches, the guy is certainly multi-talented. For those who haven't heard him sing:

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  11. gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed et alia May 11, 2016

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  12. ulackfocus May 11, 2016

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    If you know about his personal history, you'd know his attitude about life in general is flippant.

    Sounds like he went to Robert Palmer singing school.

     
  13. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector May 11, 2016

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    He's not a watch guy, and that's easy by the way he had to look to see what each was before talking about it.

    Would love to see all the ones he pawned for drugs over the years...:whistling:
     
  14. blubarb May 11, 2016

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    Like the Hodinkee hipster crowd...?
     
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  15. aap May 11, 2016

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    "There's a lot of shame in this watch. But I got it for a song." Hahaha
     
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  16. TNTwatch May 11, 2016

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    Somebody must have given it to him as a joke...
     
  17. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 11, 2016

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    or it was taken from a prop department that had a limited budget
     
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  18. Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. May 11, 2016

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    I was thinking the same thing....


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    Speedmaster logo is wrong, Omega Logo is wrong, and chrono minutes looks wonky. Hashmarks are wonky on outer ring at the 5 minute markers are off... Lowercase "P" in professional... I think we have at a minimum a fake dial here.
     
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  19. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member May 11, 2016

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    Check out the hands length too :)
     
  20. redpcar May 11, 2016

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    He gets them from movie sets. Are they allowed to have fakes? I need to take a closer look at his Jaeger :cautious: