1. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Sep 22, 2018

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    So the Monaco bamford arrived last week in my country.

    They phoned me but i was reluctant to go after hearing the price via phone.

    It's only took a week for the 3 pieces that arrived being sold

    I missed it...

    :oops:
     
  2. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 22, 2018

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    Yes online prices for the Monza are really good right now, obviously not a popular model which is good for anyone who wants one :)
     
  3. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 22, 2018

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    You regret not buying one?
     
  4. abrod520

    abrod520 Sep 22, 2018

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    That Monza's not bad actually, the hands are cool. Would have been a much cooler direction to go for that blue Autavia IMO, give it a little '80s Autavia style
     
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  5. THJunkie

    THJunkie Sep 22, 2018

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    I agree. Whilst it is lovely. I’d rather have a more classic monza and get my ‘orange’ /retro fix through other means. 3k is a lot to oay for simply a different colour. Beaides, need to invest in a ‘watch wider’ thingmybob before I pick up any more watches. Resetting the time is getting a little tired :D
     
  6. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Sep 22, 2018

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    Well yes and no. I admit i underestimate it would be sold that fast. I was making a bet under preassumption that it won't be sold that fast thus give me time to arrange war fund :p

    I like the watch. Carbon and unique color scheme. But honestly with the price, i could get Steve Mcqueen Monaco PLUS Aquaracer Chronograph Ceramic Bezel.

    So regret, maybe a little. But not that much.
     
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  7. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 23, 2018

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    The new Monza is easily the best thing Mr Bamford has done yet I would say.
     
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  8. Hubert

    Hubert Oct 3, 2018

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    A new creation from Bamford Screenshot_20181003-014044.png
     
  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 3, 2018

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  10. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 3, 2018

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    Does anyone know if these watches have numbers, and do they follow the standard xxxxxxx.xxxxxx format?
     
  11. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Oct 3, 2018

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    I hear you!
     
  12. THJunkie

    THJunkie Oct 3, 2018

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    Oddly enough I quite like it. I might be a bit strange, but I have a soft sport for orange watches. Not sure why. :D
     
  13. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Oct 3, 2018

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    The concept of orange and black is fine but this is just plain tacky and lacking in the design department, like most of the Bamford creations.
     
  14. El Matarife

    El Matarife Oct 3, 2018

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    If it's a custom watch specified by a client then the design may have been out of their hands?
    I still like Bamford's Forged Carbon Monaco!
     
  15. THJunkie

    THJunkie Oct 3, 2018

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    I guess opinions of design are always subjective. What some will love, others will hate and others will be somewhere in the middle. I’s not buy this parcicular one personally, but Neither would I refuse to wear it if it was given to me as a gift. Ia gree it would have been bettwr executed. To my eyes a lot of theae BWD customisations simply change the default colour scheme - and not always for the getter. On this example I think Th are just as guilty of ‘tacky’ options now and again. I’m also guessing this example is flattered by the lighting in the photography. As a ‘painted on dial’ with little to no dimensional contraast then I expect it will look quite flat in everyday use.
     
  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 3, 2018

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    Actually, if it was on a black strap it wouldn't look nearly as offensive, in fact it might actually look quite alright...
     
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  17. THJunkie

    THJunkie Oct 3, 2018

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    You’ll not like what I referred (to the Salesmen at the OB) as ‘my posh swatch’ then
     
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  18. Hubert

    Hubert Oct 3, 2018

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    I think this latest design has some interesting ideas (I like the use of the TRON-like orange piping), but just can't get behind the final design.
     
  19. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 4, 2018

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    That's not as bad as the Monaco.... I mean it's offensive, but not AS offensive.
     
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  20. THJunkie

    THJunkie Oct 4, 2018

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    I think it is fun. Only got it for a bit of a laugh really.
     
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