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Post by Cartier » Sat, 09 Aug 2003 11:47 pm

I'm thinking of buying a watch. Anybody has any comments on the above brands? Btw, anyone knows how much does a simple Cartier watch without diamonds costs? Or is there any other brands that I should consider?


Get a Cartier

Post by Get a Cartier » Sun, 10 Aug 2003 12:08 am

I would go for a Cartier. I thought Cartier is considered a timepiece while Tag Heur is a watch. What's your budget like? If you have a generous budget, do invest in a timepiece instead of a dress watch as they go a long way.



Post by Aloha » Sun, 10 Aug 2003 9:43 am

I would go for a Cartier too. Tag to me is more of a sporty watch. Cartier's designs are more classic. As for mechanism, even my $100 watch can last me for hehe..I wldn't be too bothered abt that, unless ure getting like a diving or aviation watch with all the little dials.

I snuck a peek at the price tag for a Cartier watch before, the plain ones will set u back a few thousand dollars at least.

As for other brands, what about Bvlgari, Franck Muller?

No brainer

Post by No brainer » Mon, 11 Aug 2003 6:17 pm

Cartier for sure. Tag Heuer is good if u get lots of knocks in watever u do. :cool:


Post by muller » Thu, 14 Aug 2003 10:36 am

Anyone likes Franck Muller or knows anything about that brand?


Post by Meuller » Thu, 14 Aug 2003 11:10 am

Yoh, I like it! but very expensivo $30k upwards


Post by Meuller » Thu, 14 Aug 2003 11:15 am

Yoh, I like it! but very expensivo $30k upwards


Post by Aspara » Sun, 17 Aug 2003 2:22 pm

I am thinking of buying a cartier tank watch, i heard that they have increased their prices recently, is it true ? Has anybody checked out the prices recently ?


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Post by ^HaMmY^ » Sun, 07 Sep 2003 12:45 pm

Buy a Casio G-Shock.... they are relatively cheap. A real decent one will only set U back for $3XX++. Its got digital n analog functions... allows U to see in the dark with help of an illuminator... stopwatch... etc etc... why bother paying so much for a Cartier or a Tag without the above-mentioned functions?


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Post by Sabrina`` » Sun, 07 Sep 2003 11:55 pm

yes prices of all swiss watches have increased earli tis yr, they increase every yr in fact. and as for type of watches, u have to consider ur budget and wat kinda usage. if u wan a everyday wear watch with low budget, get a basic tag. something more ex would be the Cartier, Tank Francaise or Santos. a basic Tag would cost bout 1k+ cartier is ard 4k+

as for Frank Muller, its not advisable to buy, though the design is nice. coz its over priced, just like Rolex. they dont do their own movements, parts are bought in. rather u choose Pudemars Piguet, Patek Phillippe, Piaget or some other brands with that kinda $$

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Post by stratus » Sun, 07 Sep 2003 11:58 pm

i will go for tag heuer, reason being i prefer the more rugger look of it, but for classic i think cartier will be the choice.

Jay Mac


Post by Jay Mac » Sat, 22 Jan 2005 5:06 pm

Hi, I know this is kind of off topic, but you guys seem to know your stuff and im not sure where else to post this, but I just bought a new Tag Heuer Link automatic chronograph (CT5111.BA0550) watch today and was wondering why the crown only clicks in fully sometimes, and most other times it just bounces out. just so you know how far out it sits, its at the slot before the date adjust slot (if pulling the crown out).

and when it's in this slot, if i wind it upwards, it makes a sliding sound. and if i wind it downwards, it makes a clicking sound. can anyone advise me whats happening when i do this? and why it only clicks in fully sometimes?

any help will be greatly appreciated!

PS. I bought it in town from a jewellery store, should I have got an instruction manual with it?


Post by Guest » Sun, 23 Jan 2005 5:40 pm

Nothing beats a Patek... :lol:


Post by Guest » Fri, 04 Feb 2005 1:43 pm

hi everyone,

sorry for digressing....
i have a brand new tag huer watch for sales.
its a coy xmas gift btw.

if you are keen/have any query, pls email me at, with the subject field "tag huer for sale".


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