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Old 11th August 2018, 12:40   #3646
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Is it true that Ethios and Helios only sell display pieces? I find it strange, I don't want a scratched watch and pay full for one.
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Planning to buy a luxury watch for my mother. Have shortlisted 2 watches, one from Rado and other from Longines. The cost of the watch from Longines is marginally more. I just wanted to know which is a better brand out of the two.
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Planning to buy a luxury watch for my mother. Have shortlisted 2 watches, one from Rado and other from Longines. The cost of the watch from Longines is marginally more. I just wanted to know which is a better brand out of the two.

Personally, I prefer the look of Longines. Price wise, both are in the similar range. Which models are you looking at? I had seen some Rado watches on its website but did not like the look of it.
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Planning to buy a luxury watch for my mother. Have shortlisted 2 watches, one from Rado and other from Longines. The cost of the watch from Longines is marginally more. I just wanted to know which is a better brand out of the two.
Both are part of the Swatch group, and probably use the same Quartz movement. Mechanical movement may be different.
http://www.swatchgroup.com/en/brands_and_companies

Rado is fine and most of their models come with scratch proof case, but personally I like Loneliness as they have an old fashioned look which is timeless.
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Planning to buy a luxury watch for my mother. Have shortlisted 2 watches, one from Rado and other from Longines. The cost of the watch from Longines is marginally more. I just wanted to know which is a better brand out of the two.
If you would consider mechanical watches, I would recommend having a look at the NOMOS. They look simple and elegant. Just have a look!
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Personally, I prefer the look of Longines. Price wise, both are in the similar range. Which models are you looking at? I had seen some Rado watches on its website but did not like the look of it.
Shortlisted the following two watches ( the Rado is 5k more costly).

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Shortlisted the following two watches ( the Rado is 5k more costly).

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My wife has the first one (Longines; automatic). It is a classy watch. I recommend it over the Rado
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Out of the two, I'd pick the Longines La Grande Classique every single time. My mother had one for a long time, passed onto my better half a couple years ago who intends to keep it for life. Classy and long-lasting, with minimal maintenance.
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My wife has the first one (Longines; automatic). It is a classy watch. I recommend it over the Rado
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Out of the two, I'd pick the Longines La Grande Classique every single time. My mother had one for a long time, passed onto my better half a couple years ago who intends to keep it for life. Classy and long-lasting, with minimal maintenance.
Thanks a ton. My mother also liked the Longines look and feel more than the Rado.
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