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  1. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 25, 2019

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    Indeed!
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  2. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Sep 25, 2019

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    IIRC, Omega also released a Bond watch to celebrate 50 years of James Bond. Ironic too, as the first movie Dr No featured Sean Connery wearing a Rolex Submariner. In the original source books, Ian Fleming wrote that Bond wore a Rolex. Connery, Lazenby and Moore all wore the Submariner. Although in Moore's later films it was switched to a Seiko. I think this Seiko was the start of product placements, which Omega eventually got the rights for, starting with Brosnan's Bond.

    Fun fact, Timothy Dalton's Bond wore a Heuer 1000. :)
    https://www.calibre11.com/bond-tag-heuer/
     
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  3. Yago

    Yago Sep 25, 2019

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    Yes that’s an epic Heuer, and demands quite a premium over other models of the 1000.
    It’s a smart move on behalf of Omega in any case. They’re basically claiming the (history of the) Bond watch and will get away with it for the most part.
     
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  4. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Sep 25, 2019

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    Of course most of the buying public will have no clue and be sucked into the hype.
     
  5. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 25, 2019

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    It only shows up when the lume is glowing.
     
  6. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2019

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    You can see it here.
     
  7. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2019

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  8. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 26, 2019

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  9. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Sep 26, 2019

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  10. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 26, 2019

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    Damn, first Omega in a long time that got me a bit excited, that thing is cool!
     
  11. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Sep 26, 2019

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    Aha, quite clever,
     
  12. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 26, 2019

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    Ah the fictional character also has a fictional crest.... at least Alec Monopoly is real (ish)
     
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  13. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Sep 26, 2019

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    Yes, as I mentioned previously, the 12 o'clock marker is paying homage to the Bond family crest. See the shield.
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  14. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 28, 2019

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    So I tried the Apollo on this morning and it's.... okay. Half tempted to review it 'Revolution' style; one paragraph about the moon landings (just in case anybody missed it) one paragraph about the Speedmaster II then two paragraphs about the watch where I quote word for word Omega's press release with all the 'impressive' technical specs.;)
     
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  15. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 4, 2019

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  16. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 4, 2019

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    Yes the tiny old man Kern realized that it was a mistake to tell the market that Breitling would change into being a pure heritage under the radar and not too exciting brand.

    About the new Avenger and Superocean lines worth knowing though:

    1. crappier casebacks with less finish/details
    2. Increased prices
    3 Schneider logo no longer in white gold, now in cheap ass brass instead
    4. Deployant clasps for rubber straps has decreased finish and feeling. The since long famous superb premium feeling of those clasps has now changed to a product that feels obviously cheaper to handle.

    To summarize: less premium and cheaper to produce combined with higher prices! Jeeeej...
     
  17. El Matarife

    El Matarife Oct 7, 2019

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    It had a great soundtrack! And Diana Rigg!
     
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  18. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 11, 2019

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    Just saw this in a jeweller's window. It's absolutely hideous!
     
  19. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 11, 2019

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    I can imagine ::puke::
     
  20. Remo

    Remo Oct 15, 2019

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