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Baselworld 2018- Coverage, new launches and reaction

  1. Yago

    Yago Jun 7, 2018

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    And with a black dial and white subdials :rolleyes:
     
  2. Hubert

    Hubert Jul 5, 2018

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  3. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Jul 5, 2018

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  4. TonyStark

    TonyStark Aug 14, 2018

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    TonyStark Aug 14, 2018

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  6. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Aug 14, 2018

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    I don't think so. Is that a screenshot from Chrono24? I saw that one seller there has the watches listed, but I think they've jumped the gun and are listing stock they don't have to try and generate demand.

    As recently as a few weeks ago, the position was that there was no confirmed date for the launch of the watch- might not be in 2018
     
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  7. TonyStark

    TonyStark Aug 14, 2018

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    Yeah was a chrono24 screenshot. The availability was listed as within a couple of weeks but your conclusion of a seller jumping the gun would seem more likely given the absence of any publicity
     
  8. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 14, 2018

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    One seller wrote to me that C24 only allows for the sellers to chose something like 6-8 weeks as the longest delivery option, so a watch hard to get by (or not released) would be incorrectly listed as available within a month or two...
     
  9. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 14, 2018

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    David, our amazing source of knowledge. We appreciate everything you do for this community my friend!
     
  10. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Aug 14, 2018

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    Too kind!

    Re: the Autavia, I'm not sure that the final design has even been locked down
     
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  11. dtf

    dtf Aug 15, 2018

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    Is it unusual to show a watch at basel and then not release it that year? Did tag realise that it's gopping?
     
  12. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 15, 2018

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  13. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Aug 16, 2018

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    I think the key difference is that TAG Heuer didn't *officially* show the watch at Basel, i.e. it wasn't one of the Basel releases. That could be because it was much earlier in the development/ design process that the other watches, and so lead times would be longer.
     
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  14. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 16, 2018

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    I notice they've added some 'visible' hour markers.... a good move I think!
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  15. Yago

    Yago Aug 17, 2018

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    I still hope they never release it :whistling:
     
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  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 17, 2018

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    Good luck with that.
     
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  17. dtf

    dtf Aug 17, 2018

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    I can see the market for a vintage three hand watch, the black bays and IWC heritage show there's a market, but I have no idea why they would release a three hand Autavia over a vintage styled three hand carrera or even aquaracer (1000 re-edition anyone?)
     
  18. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 18, 2018

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    These sell for a grand on eBay, there's definitely a market for this. I'd buy one of these and I don't even particularly like vintage!

    As long as it was at least 41mm.
     
  19. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Aug 18, 2018

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    I think tag heuer 1000 and 2000 are definitely among the best looking dive watch out there .

    Wouldnt mind if they produce it again as re-edition.

    Only, i would prefer it to be mechanical instead of quartz.
     
  20. abrod520

    abrod520 Aug 18, 2018

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    "Hey guys we got a lot of social media attention for re-releasing the Autavia. Let's milk the name!"
     
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