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A few to try

Post by lilhoody » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:26 am

In looking through the 2014 Wrist Watch Annual, a few watches jump out at me. All retail under $10K USD. I would like to try each of them someday.

1. Eberhardt & co. - Tazio Nuvolari Vanderbuilt Cup "Naked"
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2. Omega - Seamaster PO Good Planet GMT
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3. Eterna - Royal Kontiki Two Time Zones
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4. Zenith - Montre d'Aeronef Type 20. This piece is 40mm. It's too bad there isn't something in between the 48mm pilots and this; they are all so stunning, just extreme on the sizes.
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Re: A few to try

Post by blkgsl » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:52 am

I want that good planet too.


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Re: A few to try

Post by rockmastermike » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:56 am

Captivated by the Zenith which is surprising to me.

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Re: A few to try

Post by Rick448 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:59 am

The Good planet is gorgeous.
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Re: A few to try

Post by jimyritz » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:23 pm

I like the Eberhardt....

That Omega is bad ass for sure...43.5 by what almost 18MM???

That's a solid 3 to try.....

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Re: A few to try

Post by CesarG » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:29 pm

The Omega is terrible. The Zenith looks badass!

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Re: A few to try

Post by polaco23 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 3:40 pm

I like that eterna, never saw that before.
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Re: A few to try

Post by moishlashen » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:09 pm

Some interesting pieces-I like the looks of the Eberhard a lot. The Eterna looks like it has some LW DNA to it.
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Post by falcon4311 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:15 pm

Man, that Eterna is sweet. I'm not too sure about that orange and blue combination on the Omega.

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Re: A few to try

Post by cdnwatchguy » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:51 pm

Can't say any of them do anything for me. which saves me multiple thousands of dollars.
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Re: A few to try

Post by JP Chestnut » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:00 pm

That Zenith is badass, and at 40mm it might be the big pilot substitute I've been looking for.

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Re: A few to try

Post by hoppes-no9 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:29 pm

moishlashen wrote:The Eterna looks like it has some LW DNA to it.
And some IWC Ingenieur

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Post by logan2z » Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:42 pm

I saw the Zenith pilots at an AD today. The DLC GMT version is very cool (Limited to 500 pcs). Surprisingly it didn't look as insanely big on the wrist as I thought it would at 48mm. It had the nicest black leather strap I think I've ever seen on a watch. The leather was so soft and the workmanship looked superb.

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They had the 57.5mm as well. Now that thing is ridiculous!

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Re: A few to try

Post by sharkfin » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:21 pm

Some interesting pieces.
I like the Eberhard and that Kon Tiki is very cool!
Zenith is pretty sick!

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Re: A few to try

Post by lilhoody » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:52 pm

hoppes-no9 wrote:
moishlashen wrote:The Eterna looks like it has some LW DNA to it.
And some IWC Ingenieur
Exactly. Those are the two watches that come to mind when I see this piece. The blue on the Omega is no my favorite, I really liked the look of the prototype. If Zenith had averaged these two, with a 44mm, I'd be all over it. I like the look of these better than the Big Pilot.
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Re: A few to try

Post by giosdad » Sat Jan 11, 2014 6:57 pm

The zenith pilots looked impressive at the Inside Basel show. That Eterna definitely has some Genta styling notes. I like it.
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Re: A few to try

Post by lilhoody » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:13 pm

giosdad wrote:The zenith pilots looked impressive at the Inside Basel show. That Eterna definitely has some Genta styling notes. I like it.
Someone needs to buy one, so it can get flipped my way.
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Re: A few to try

Post by tmw » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:19 pm

I agree.

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Re: A few to try

Post by serdal22 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:12 pm

Mouth watering pieces, indeed.

Zenith has been growing on me a lot these days. You will make me poorer! Thanks :-(

I tried that Orange PO Good Planet at Omega Boutique in Downtown Vancouver a few months back. Wow! It is a fantastic piece!

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Re: A few to try

Post by SCM64 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:17 pm

The Omega and the Eterna are the winners in that group. :cheers:
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A few to try

Post by koda240 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:35 pm

Zenith is cool. That omega photo looks like a glamour shot or a Sears catalog.

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Re: A few to try

Post by AtomicTom » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:26 am

Some great choices, and taste lilhoody ! :thumbsup: :) Haven't seen that Eterna either by the way.

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Post by bzabodyn » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:47 am

tmw wrote:I agree.

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Re: A few to try

Post by Kustoms4ever » Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:50 am

I like the Eterna and the GMT.
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Re: A few to try

Post by FlyPenFly » Sun Jan 12, 2014 11:01 am

The case on the Eterna looks sweet but I am not a big fan of the typeface they used for the numerals. I think it could have been much less lazy and boring.

Also way too much writing on the dial with nonsense bullshit.

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