So who's buying the Odysseus?

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So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by pbj204 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:12 pm

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by aikiman44 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:27 pm

Having read several reviews, I have to say that I love it.
I’d have to sell maybe a dozen watches to make it happen, though.
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by jtbenson » Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:44 pm

msrp is $28,800, so I expect it to be available to mere mortals for what? $60,000 then? :raised:
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by ChuckW » Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:54 pm

At that price, even Sirens could not tempt me.
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by aikiman44 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:35 pm

It’s in Nautilus/Royal Oak territory. It’s different and not a Genta clone.
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by JP Chestnut » Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:00 pm

I hate it. It is neat how it manages to look like an integrated bracelet, while seemingly using normal lugs and end links though.

I don’t think time will judge this design well.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by HapaHapa » Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:41 pm

Ah, we’ll replace a car first. Give me a break.
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So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by matt.wu » Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:21 pm

I like it. Unique without being stupid.

In some photos, I hate it. But mostly I like it.
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by blkgsl » Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:31 pm

I don’t hate it like much of the internet, it seems. I will try it out at the typical Lange used discounts.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by jimyritz » Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:15 am

I like the dial and case-- need to read up on it more.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by pbj204 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:35 am

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I think I'd go with the Glashutte though.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by 59yukon01 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:02 am

I must have a completely different view on watches. No way I would pay $28,000 for a watch, and especially that one. To me it honestly looks like another quartz designer watch.


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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by Torrid » Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:35 am

I like the look of it but it’s definitely well beyond anything I’ve ever bought. I do think that bracelet isn’t right for it and I have a feeling it would look great on the right strap.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by JBZ » Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:46 am

I think it looks fine, but if I had that kind of money to spend on a watch, I can think of several that I'd purchase before this one.

Alas, I just spent $250 on an SKX, so I'm tapped out.
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by KidKeith » Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:14 am

I always like simple dials. Even with much more going on the speedy pro looks better to me. I don't know, maybe my tastes will change someday? This one just looks busy to me. Plus at this price range I'd go Daytona. To each their own though.
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by logan2z » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:18 am

That's pretty awful. And for nearly $30K it's time for Lange to figure out how to build a big date complication that puts the two digits in the same plane - without the need for a bar between the digits to try and hide the fact that they aren't. GO does it for a fraction of the cost.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by logan2z » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:23 am

aikiman44 wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:35 pm
It’s in Nautilus/Royal Oak territory. It’s different and not a Genta clone.
It's $10K above Royal Oak territory.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by AtomicTom » Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:19 am

Well the price is crazy Paul, so I'll just be studying it, and staring at it. :grin:

The way the case is squared on the right side is very cool, and gives it an
almost subtle Ploprof feel. 8-) :) Really just appreciate the heads up sir !

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by richard.k.johnson02 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:12 am

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I think I'd go with the Glashutte though.
I agree. The lugs and bracelet on the ALS look odd.

The GO is a classic.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by hidden by leaves » Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:32 pm

Does ALS always do the 2:50 hands display instead of the usual 10:10?
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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by ChesterDogg » Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:56 pm

Some of you will not like my post but that's what I like about DWC, we can speak our mind. The most I have spent on a timepiece was my pre-owned Tudor BB Heritage Stainless, and there is a select few that I would like to add. However, spending more than $10k for an item you wear on the wrist, the person would have more money than brains. I would prefer to own more Tudors than one Rolex. However...

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:23 pm

for this mere mortal that is a no

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by goaliechris » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:33 pm

Nope. Too expensive and I really don’t like the bracelet. AP RO all day.


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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by matt.wu » Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:56 pm

ChesterDogg wrote:Some of you will not like my post but that's what I like about DWC, we can speak our mind. The most I have spent on a timepiece was my pre-owned Tudor BB Heritage Stainless, and there is a select few that I would like to add. However, spending more than $10k for an item you wear on the wrist, the person would have more money than brains. I would prefer to own more Tudors than one Rolex. However...

YMMV!
More money than brains? Maybe, maybe not.

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Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

Post by JP Chestnut » Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:06 pm

ChesterDogg wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:56 pm
Some of you will not like my post but that's what I like about DWC, we can speak our mind. The most I have spent on a timepiece was my pre-owned Tudor BB Heritage Stainless, and there is a select few that I would like to add. However, spending more than $10k for an item you wear on the wrist, the person would have more money than brains. I would prefer to own more Tudors than one Rolex. However...

YMMV!
To a person starving in Africa you have more money than brains. To the son of some sultan, you're too poor to matter. It's almost like different people have different budgets.

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