Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

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Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by markh58 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:11 am

I own a BS100 (BTW on WUS - FS: Aquadive Bathyscaphe 100 1000m Diver on Mesh) and thinking about picking up a Kontiki.
I've not seen the Kontiki in person but was advised that it's a 1:1 match to the BS100. (Yes - No - Sort of ?)
I like the look of both divers but not so much as to want to have both in my collection. So if similar in appearance, how do their pedigrees / dive watch histories compare ?
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Re: Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by demer03 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:48 am

The Tiki is a slightly larger rendition of the original, but I have no idea how it compares to the Aquadive. I would be surprised if it was 1:1.
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Re: Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by Chocodove » Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:53 am

I haven't owned either, but my understanding is the Tiki is decently larger than the AD.
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Re: Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by mellonb1 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:07 pm

Owned both and they are definitely not 1:1. The BS100 wears smaller physically and visually. The KonTiki has a much bigger presence on the wrist. Both nice pieces but very different.

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Re: Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by markh58 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:29 pm

Thanks for the feedback, very appreciated.
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Seiko 3609-7040 (x4)
Seiko SKX007 (x2)
Seiko SKX173
Seiko SBBN017 Tuna
Seiko SKX799 Black Monster 1st Gen.
Scubapro 500
Aquadive BS 100
Citizen Yacht-Master
Steinhart Ocean One Vintage Red (1.0 & 2.0)
Tag Hauer Carrera cv2010 ('09)
Omega Seamaster Pro 2254.50 ('09)
Rolex GMT II Pepsi 16750 ('81)

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Re: Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by Heuerville » Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:50 pm

Mark
I've had a look at your sales ad on WUS, as I've been looking at getting an Aquadive recently.

I don't wish to be weird, but under your signature is a list of watches, usually this means watches you own. The Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue is listed in your signature.

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Re: Compare/Contrast: Aquadive BS100 vs. Eterna Kontiki 1973 Reissue

Post by markh58 » Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:27 am

Sorry, that was a misprint, pulled the trigger a bit fast, it's been removed.....
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Seiko 6105-8000 ('78)
Seiko 6105-8110 ('72)
Seiko 3609-7040 (x4)
Seiko SKX007 (x2)
Seiko SKX173
Seiko SBBN017 Tuna
Seiko SKX799 Black Monster 1st Gen.
Scubapro 500
Aquadive BS 100
Citizen Yacht-Master
Steinhart Ocean One Vintage Red (1.0 & 2.0)
Tag Hauer Carrera cv2010 ('09)
Omega Seamaster Pro 2254.50 ('09)
Rolex GMT II Pepsi 16750 ('81)

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