New Arrival: Carrera Ennstal Classic Edition

  1. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 19, 2019

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    As discussed over at the Auctions thread, I was the highest bidder on this Carrera Ennstal Classic LE from 2005- only 50 of these were made, and along with the 40th Anniversary Carrera, is one of the only Carreras from this generation to use the two-register Calibre 17 Chronograph layout.

    The photos on eBay were a little scratchy...looked like the case was dirty and that the strap might need to be replaced...but no, it's basically perfect. The strap was clearly sized, but I'm not sure this has ever been worn...no need to do anything.
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    More photos soon, but here are two straight out of the box.

    You can read more about this model here:

    https://www.calibre11.com/ennstal-classic-tag-heuer-carrera/
     
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  2. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Feb 19, 2019

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    Congrats David, looks minty!:thumbsup:
     
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  3. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 19, 2019

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    Thanks..yes, very happy. Also confirms two things for me:
    1. 39mm is the perfect size for a Carrera (at least for me....)
    2. The new Glassbox case is better than the old 39mm case (again, personal preference...I know some don't like the glassbox)
     
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  4. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Feb 19, 2019

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    Looks great! I'm a sucker for black and red, 39mm is a good fit for me as well.
    Congrats and enjoy! :D
     
  5. Hubert

    Hubert Feb 19, 2019

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    Congrats David! Any chance of a profile picture to see how the dome compares on this one?
     
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  6. Yago

    Yago Feb 20, 2019

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    Yes would also love to see a comparison between the two 39mm cases.
     
  7. imagwai

    imagwai Feb 20, 2019

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    Couldn't agree more. If there is a "one size fits all", then this is surely it.
     
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  8. Lugduno

    Lugduno Feb 20, 2019

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    Nice purchase! I really like the red accents on the black and white dial, a bit of Daytona deluxe feeling! :thumbsup:
     
  9. abrod520

    abrod520 Feb 20, 2019

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    Nice, I thought about tossing a bid in for it but I don't think I'd have enjoyed it as much as you will. Looking forward to seeing more!
     
  10. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 20, 2019

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    Thanks team. Day 2 I've fitted the Carrera Telemeter strap- I've come to the conclusion that I'm a bit boring when it comes to straps (swapping out the different/ unique straps for standard black!)
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    Will definitely get those comparison photos...I'm travelling the next two weeks, so will take me a while..
     
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  11. Ara

    Ara Feb 20, 2019

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    Yep! Got my vote.
     
  12. imagwai

    imagwai Feb 20, 2019

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    Looks better with that strap imo
     
  13. heuer1860

    heuer1860 Feb 20, 2019

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    Nice find David. Unfortunately 39mm is just to small for my giant wrists which dictates what I can and can't buy as I need to wear all the watches I buy.
    :thumbsup:
     
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  14. absolutemustard

    absolutemustard Feb 22, 2019

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    My favorite case shape and strap...just different internals :p
     
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  15. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Feb 22, 2019

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    Cool strap...what’s the code for this one?