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Patek Philippe Annual Calendar 5396: You can never really tell what the next generation wants

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

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Present day, evening. In a well-to-do middle-class household, a father is about to have an important after-dinner conversation with his son about the family heirloom…

Father:         (wipes mouth with napkin) Son, now that you’ve turned 18, I’ll be handing my most precious possession over to you. Hopefully you can look after it just as I did, and pass it on to your children one day.

Son:              OMG dad. That’s so GR8. I’ll be sure to show it some serious TLC.

Father:          Uh… right. (Unveils an extremely well-kept Patek Philippe Ref: 5396G-011 from its box) Here! This is an Annual Calendar from the best watchmaker in the world, Patek Philippe. You know what they say: “You never actually own a Patek Philippe, you merely look after it for the ne-”

Son:             SRSLY?

Father:         Huh?

Son:             No, I mean, SRSLY?

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