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  1. bpsmith

    bpsmith Sep 29, 2021

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  2. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Well, overall I like it. But the hour hand is strange and the strap is awful. Put this on one of those cool Breitling rubber straps and it would be pretty cool. But the hour hand is still funkier than a three week old cheese sandwich.
     
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  3. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 29, 2021

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    Not sure I could bring myself to spend £5600 on that Breitling!
     
  4. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    Well I am not a fan of the design personally. But what I can confirm to you is that Breitling is a superb brand. Well built quality pieces. If you like the design, no reason to not buy it.

    The whole discussion about some brands being "over priced"... All luxury brands are overpriced. Their margins are insane and they make a shit load of money. Does that mean we shouldn't buy their products? No, if you dream about a specific watch. Obsessing, your heart aches to get it. Then you should get it, no matter the brand.
     
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  5. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 29, 2021

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    This is a very good point. Don't buy any watch unless you absolutely love it, have to have it, and feel that it's the one for you! Otherwise, you will end up regretting/flipping, or having your head turned by something else, I guarantee it.
     
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  6. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Absolutely. They are ALL over priced, it's all about levels of exclusivity.
     
  7. bpsmith

    bpsmith Sep 29, 2021

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    All good advice again, cheers everyone.

    Hour hand does look a little odd, I agree @Aquagraph. Would prefer a rubber strap too.

    I have seen it reduced by about 22% @imagwai, so that’s more in my ball park.

    I started out looking at more classic designs in brushed steel or Ti and now find myself veering towards more modern, often black cased varieties.

    Not yet had a shop visit, so not bought the first, but already thinking there’s more than one needed…n+1…

    EDIT: I absolutely will not be buying something discounted, just for the sake of it btw. I would rather pay full price than do that. Do like the challenge of combining both though, the one I want but at a discount. :)
     
  8. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Finally!

    Don't let these people bully you into buying a Retro diver mate, they're sneaky this lot, they got to Dollares and now look at him with his BB58, they should all be ashamed!
     
  9. bpsmith

    bpsmith Sep 29, 2021

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    Don’t get me wrong, I do like the BB58, but prefer the BB Ceramic. That kind of explains my current desire, style wise.
     
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  10. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Oh, okay then.... too late :D
     
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  11. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 29, 2021

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  12. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    I'm thinking I might get a canvas printed...
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  13. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Just think, if Alec Monopoly had done that it would be worth thousands!
     
  14. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    I watched a video today and Tim Mosso said 'This one will stand the test of time once all the green fads have passed', and to think I thought he knew his onions!
     
  15. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    And you can pair it with one where you take a Black Bay and write 'yes yes yes yes' in more happier colours all over it
     
  16. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    The major question though, what does Archie think of the pistachio masterpiece from Breitling?
     
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  17. Yago

    Yago Sep 29, 2021

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    Yeah this chunky piece of pseudo 50s retro will be all the rage in 2040.
     
  18. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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  19. thingziliketoo

    thingziliketoo Sep 30, 2021

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    It is, I think it’s pretty close to the pan am they also have. The difference with this just appears to be a white tachy scale.

    I like this Breitling quite a bit.
     
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  20. thingziliketoo

    thingziliketoo Sep 30, 2021

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    This too…

    At some point I feel that this will be the quartz watch in my collection
     
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