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nauticajoe
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Joined: August 23rd, 2010, 3:39 am

May 1st, 2012, 2:04 pm #1

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
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totorol
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May 1st, 2012, 2:20 pm #2

47mm is really not that scary!
I have not heard anybody regret on 372!
SE doesn't matter to me, the thing is which one you like!

Hope it helps!!



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Joined: March 3rd, 2012, 1:55 am

May 1st, 2012, 2:39 pm #3

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
Can you justify NOT having these two in your collection?

They're not even vaguely similar watches IMO, so don't worry about redundancy.

And yes, 372 will ROCK, regardless of wrist size.

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If plexi is wrong, I don't want to be right.
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hkgweilo
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Joined: March 3rd, 2006, 5:46 am

May 1st, 2012, 2:45 pm #4

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
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toulouse2
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Joined: February 18th, 2012, 5:06 am

May 1st, 2012, 2:49 pm #5

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
...if you paid msrp for the 390, which you did it sounds like, maybe you can swing both? If not and you later have regrets it seems like you can pick up a 372 later in the year, with several coming on the collectors market every other day. Seeing that 372s are still a 'new' release, if you bought used it should still be fairly new with all the boxes and papers. Just my 2 cents.

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May 1st, 2012, 3:03 pm #6

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
These watches are nothing alike really, they wear completely different, and for Panerai they look much different side by side. Brown/Black Dial, Sandwich/Painted Dial, 47mm/44mm, Solid Case back/Exhibition Case back, inhouse movement/ETA movement, I mean those are a lot of differences right there, and plus the 47mm is inspired by the 1950s 6152/1 and the 390 is inspired by the watches from the PreV era in the early 1990s. Both watches are must have's IMO if you can swing it you won't be sorry...

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May 1st, 2012, 3:07 pm #7

47mm is really not that scary!
I have not heard anybody regret on 372!
SE doesn't matter to me, the thing is which one you like!

Hope it helps!!



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kevin5
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May 1st, 2012, 3:07 pm #8

Can you justify NOT having these two in your collection?

They're not even vaguely similar watches IMO, so don't worry about redundancy.

And yes, 372 will ROCK, regardless of wrist size.

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If plexi is wrong, I don't want to be right.
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aikiman44
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Joined: July 5th, 2007, 4:06 am

May 1st, 2012, 3:10 pm #9

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
However, try it on first because it is definitely too large for some wrists, including mine (6.5").
Your wrist is larger than mine, so you might be good to go.

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May 1st, 2012, 3:18 pm #10


but have to admit that the 390 is one of the best modern 44mm in steel Panerai has ever made.

You should have both in your collection, but if only one watch allowed....I would definitely say the 372.

Cheers!





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Joined: July 25th, 2007, 11:43 am

May 1st, 2012, 3:23 pm #11

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
I am also fortunate to enjoy both the 390 and the 372.
I also had the same fears that it would wear too big...even though i wear a 339 and 249 at times
They are wonderful compliment to each other.
It wears beautifully, has a unlimited range of straps that look terrific holding it on your wrist and the aesthetics of the watch are truly engaging!



"Life's an adventure, you might as well wear a Panerai"
Steve (steveroadking)


Richardson Hwy, Valdez, Alaska-- The Brooks Range via Dalton Hwy Alaska--Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Arctic Ocean Alaska--Dawson Cr, Mile Marker '0' Alaska Canadian Hwy Alberta Canada--Yukon Territory, Al Can Highway--Crossing the Yukon River via The George Black Ferry from Dawson City--Poker Creek, population 2, furthest northern border crossing in Alaska. The Forty Mile River Region/Top Of The World Highway







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cpoomchai
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May 1st, 2012, 3:27 pm #12

Can you justify NOT having these two in your collection?

They're not even vaguely similar watches IMO, so don't worry about redundancy.

And yes, 372 will ROCK, regardless of wrist size.

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If plexi is wrong, I don't want to be right.
Strongly agree with Micah! (nt)
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toulouse2
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May 1st, 2012, 3:29 pm #13

I am also fortunate to enjoy both the 390 and the 372.
I also had the same fears that it would wear too big...even though i wear a 339 and 249 at times
They are wonderful compliment to each other.
It wears beautifully, has a unlimited range of straps that look terrific holding it on your wrist and the aesthetics of the watch are truly engaging!



"Life's an adventure, you might as well wear a Panerai"
Steve (steveroadking)


Richardson Hwy, Valdez, Alaska-- The Brooks Range via Dalton Hwy Alaska--Prudhoe Bay/Deadhorse Arctic Ocean Alaska--Dawson Cr, Mile Marker '0' Alaska Canadian Hwy Alberta Canada--Yukon Territory, Al Can Highway--Crossing the Yukon River via The George Black Ferry from Dawson City--Poker Creek, population 2, furthest northern border crossing in Alaska. The Forty Mile River Region/Top Of The World Highway






My wrists are 6.5 (though for some reason my right wrist is bigger at almost 7 inches--I think my left has been squished from wearing my straps too tight over the years). Anyway -- I thought it was going to be much bigger than it was until I tried it on. The rest is history. It's much thinner than I thought too, and lighter. I never have problems banging it into doorways, like I did with my 312, which was sort of top heavy, though smaller.
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aikiman44
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Joined: July 5th, 2007, 4:06 am

May 1st, 2012, 7:23 pm #14

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
I have no doubt that the large number for re-sale are due to the sellers coming to their senses regarding the size.
So try it on and go with someone whose opinion can be counted on.

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nadelstern
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Joined: January 29th, 2005, 9:43 am

May 2nd, 2012, 1:26 pm #15

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
... at one time, I had every series A watch. The two Panerais I have kept are the 372 and 390.

The company got it right on these two outstanding watches.
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craniotes
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Joined: December 31st, 2006, 3:16 am

May 2nd, 2012, 4:28 pm #16

Folks,

I just acquired a new 390 from the boutique a few weeks ago. I Love It! Now, I get a call again from them informing me that the 372 is in!!! What should I do? Can I justify having these two in my collection? How does it fit on a 7" wrist?

Greatly appreciate your thoughts.
..."yes."


(pic courtesy of Jay K)

The 372 appears larger in relation to the 390 than it really is thanks to the angle of the shot, but if you can swing both, then I say go for it. Personally, my preference is for the 372, but not everyone has the wrist for it.

Regards,
Adam
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