Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

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Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by RALAustin » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:51 am

I was really liking the BB58 on bracelet, but decided to take the plunge on some straps. The case only weighs 64 grams, and is nearly identical in feel and weight to the Blancpain FF OCIII, and also very similar to the Doxa 300 50th Anniversary and DaytonaC (the pics are a little deceiving because the Rolex and Doxa are sitting up on their bracelets). This BC vintage rubber strap is by far my favorite right now (I have four of them and almost put all 4 on for pics); just so light and comfortable with a definite vintage vibe. Taking and looking at these pics reminds me how much I love the OCIII, but the Tudor holds its own. These three (now four) "small" watches keep getting more and more wrist time. Also, kinda cool seeing the 4 very different types of bezels next to each other.

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by homathetes » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:11 am

Excellent comparo! Thanks for the rundown

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Post by four20 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:28 am

Looks fantastic on that BC, Rob

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Post by rockmastermike » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:33 am

Thanks, Rob, these really help

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by Joeprez » Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:51 am

Love comparo picts, thanks Rob. That's a pretty strong lineup.
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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by aikiman44 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:03 am

Great group and pics.
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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by dukerules » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:06 am

Looks good, without too much gap between the case and strap, which I worry about with the Black Bays.

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Post by dukerules » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:15 am

Also, the OCIII is a special watch, but dang if the 58 doesn't more than hold its own there, as you said.

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by Ruggs » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:24 am

I love those BC rubbers too. Thanks for sharing

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Post by mattcantwin » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:43 am

Always helpful to see comparison shots, especially with great watches. :thumbsup:
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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by 1954Selmer » Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:14 pm

Great photos!
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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by jimyritz » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:33 pm

Love the pics Rob- my first thought when I saw it up close was seems small. Might still get one anyway. Good looking on that rubber...

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by toxicavenger » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:37 pm

Dope comparison. I love the BC rubber strap also. It works great on thinner/lighter watches and give them a vintage vibe.

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Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by hoppyjr » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:53 pm

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by bpax » Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:39 am

Very cool. Love the BB58 along with the rest in your collection.

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by christopherwilliam » Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:49 am

I'm sorry, but I can't see anything other than the BP OC.....






RALAustin wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:51 am
I was really liking the BB58 on bracelet, but decided to take the plunge on some straps. The case only weighs 64 grams, and is nearly identical in feel and weight to the Blancpain FF OCIII, and also very similar to the Doxa 300 50th Anniversary and DaytonaC (the pics are a little deceiving because the Rolex and Doxa are sitting up on their bracelets). This BC vintage rubber strap is by far my favorite right now (I have four of them and almost put all 4 on for pics); just so light and comfortable with a definite vintage vibe. Taking and looking at these pics reminds me how much I love the OCIII, but the Tudor holds its own. These three (now four) "small" watches keep getting more and more wrist time. Also, kinda cool seeing the 4 very different types of bezels next to each other.

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by AtomicTom » Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:58 am

Wow, yeah, what a neat comparison Rob !!! Thanks a lot ! :excited: :headbang:

As if the watches weren't unbelievable enough, then you have
the bracelet, and strap side covered from the classic, to cool
as well. :clap: Honestly, must be so tough deciding which to enjoy
on any given day !

By the way, those new rubber straps really are spectacular !
They feel vintage, but are new, and different. So cool !!!

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by deepcdvr » Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:55 pm

Great pics - thanks!

I think the 58 is the perfect size - the 41 in house is just too big and top heavy, imo
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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by BBK357 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:25 pm

deepcdvr wrote:Great pics - thanks!

I think the 58 is the perfect size - the 41 in house is just too big and top heavy, imo

Yes.
I want a BB58 so bad and these pics make it worse


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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by deepcdvr » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:30 pm

BBK357 wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:25 pm
deepcdvr wrote:Great pics - thanks!

I think the 58 is the perfect size - the 41 in house is just too big and top heavy, imo

Yes.
I want a BB58 so bad and these pics make it worse


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No

You actually want a 41 - I know someone who will be selling one soon with a fresh service :whistle:
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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by jswing » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:38 am

I haven't taken my BB58 off the bracelet, but it looks great on that BC. Going to have to get one.

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Re: Some Comparison Shots with the BB58

Post by apnk » Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:15 am

Awesome collection man. I had to ordered that BC strap because of your pics!

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