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Omega Vs Sinn

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GPo

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2 posts

55 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Would love some input to help me decide between a couple of watches. It will be my first watch in this price band and any info or opinions will be greatly appreciated.

Sinn: http://www.jurawatches.co.uk/collections/sinn-watc...

Omega: http://www.swisswatchesdirect.co.uk/swisswatches/3...

Websites are just for images.

GALLARDOGUY

8,160 posts

121 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Omega.

sneijder

5,144 posts

136 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Sinn, but not that one.


Chicane-UK

3,839 posts

87 months

Friday 5th October 2012
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Buy a Sinn 356 and then buy a pre-owned Speedmaster Professional (~£1500) - ticks both your boxes for the same amount of expenditure smile

andy tims

4,233 posts

148 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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I really like the Frankfurt Sinn's. They have produced a few versions over the years.
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Vvroom

1,081 posts

92 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Chicane-UK said:
Buy a Sinn 356 and then buy a pre-owned Speedmaster Professional (~£1500) - ticks both your boxes for the same amount of expenditure smile
This.

Pre-owned is the way to go

CardShark

2,921 posts

81 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Going pre-owned is definitely a way to have your cake and eat it yes

The Speedmaster has the history and provenance and would be the more "obvious" choice, the Sinn (brand) still has a degree of history but the individual model can't compete. Both will be well made, both look great in my eyes but I do think that they'll wear differently; the Sinn is quite tall relative to its case diameter, the SM a little wider and flatter. The Omega you can try on in just about any large town, the Sinn will be a little trickier but Jura do have a returns service, I'd check with them though if that still applies to watches that they have to order in.

daveenty

1,791 posts

112 months

Saturday 6th October 2012
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Also get a Speedy on a bracelet and not the strap shown in your link.

A strap can be added at any time but bracelets are a bit expensive if you want to change later.