New Speedmaster

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:18 am

hoppes-no9 wrote:Love the look.

Hate the size (would be fine at 42mm) and the price (nearly $8k -- WTF?).
It's expensive, but that machined ceramic case is special. Few manufacturers are doing that.

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by spring-diver » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:01 pm

Damn!!! I would rock that Bad Boy :thumbsup:

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by mechnut » Sun Feb 19, 2017 4:48 pm

I'm not a chrono guy, but I like it. Proportions are spot-on and dial is very legible. :thumbsup:

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by Selym » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:05 pm

I like that the time-of-day hands are white while the chronograph hands are orange. Seiko did something similar with their high-end Flightmaster...


...but failed to follow the same convention with their lower-priced quartz chronographs.


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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by newoldstock » Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:11 pm

Congrats. Love the color scheme.

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by gamecock111 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 12:51 pm

The speedy is my current grail and I know less and less about it each day.

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by foodle » Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:03 pm

Thinner display back sounds promising. Wish they'd release a picture or spec though. One of the problematic issues with with the 9300 based speedmasters.

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by mattjmcd » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:51 am

I'd hit it.

It's NOT a substitute for the Pro, so IMO is aimed at those guys who collect Omega specifically. And yeah, the price NIB is nuts. But it's a nice watch for sure... captures some of the essence of the racing dial pieces w/o being over the top with the colors.

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by john wilson » Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:11 pm

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Re: New Speedmaster

Post by T. Wong » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:20 am

The color orange used in dials has a long tradition so it is not bad at all. The price is though...:(
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