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Posts tagged with: ’Round the dial

Prodigal Questionnaire: Wendy Wason and her Cartier Tank Française

Prodigal Questionnaire: Wendy Wason and her Cartier Tank Française

By on 16 January 2012

When it comes to penetrating the reasoning behind a watch-buying decision, we think you can’t do better than the Prodigal Questionnaire.
One watch. One decision. And 12 little questions that shine a probing, edifying light on them both.
Today, we’re putting our Twitter chum Wendy Wason, comedian and actress, on the couch to examine her decision to buy a Cartier Tank Française.

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Prodigal Questionnaire: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

Prodigal Questionnaire: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

By on 2 May 2011

The Prodigal Questionnaire: One watch, one decision, and 12 little questions that shine a probing, edifying light on them both. Today, we’re putting H-Bomb on the couch to examine his decision to buy an orange-bezeled Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean.

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Prodigal Questionnaire: 1968 Breitling Cosmonaute

Prodigal Questionnaire: 1968 Breitling Cosmonaute

By on 4 April 2011

The Prodigal Questionnaire: One watch, one decision, and 12 little questions that shine a probing, edifying light on them both. Today, we’re putting Ben Oliver, contributing editor of CAR Magazine and their watch columnist, on the couch to examine his decision to buy a 1968 Breitling Cosmonaute.

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Prodigal Questionnaire: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, reference 15300ST

Prodigal Questionnaire: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, reference 15300ST

By on 7 March 2011

Vanity Fair has the Proust Questionnaire. Theirs is “candid, surprising, fascinating.” Ours? Not so much. Today, we’re putting El Guapo on the couch to examine his decision to buy an Audemars Piguet Royal Oak.

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‘Round the dial with Panerai strap maker Kostas Veni

‘Round the dial with Panerai strap maker Kostas Veni

By on 25 November 2010

If watch makers are a strange and mysterious breed – dedicated and almost monk-like in their devotion to their craft – then what the Hell are we supposed to think of strap makers? They’re even more niche, even more obsessed and focused. Well, never one to shy away from an anthropological challenge, The Prodigal Guide […]

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Prodigal Questionnaire: Breitling Cosmonaute 809

Prodigal Questionnaire: Breitling Cosmonaute 809

By on 6 September 2010

Today, we’re putting our friend Swiss Pauly on the couch to examine his decision to buy a 1960s Breitling Cosmonaute 809.

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Prodigal Questionnaire: Rolex Explorer reference 1016

Prodigal Questionnaire: Rolex Explorer reference 1016

By on 2 August 2010

Vanity Fair has the Proust Questionnaire. Theirs is “candid, surprising, fascinating.” Ours? Not so much. It’s more: contrived, surpassed, fallacious. We’re kidding of course. No way do the guys at Vanity Fair have a monopoly on revealing interview techniques. When it comes to penetrating the reasoning behind a watch-buying decision, we think you can’t do […]

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