Praetor Watches

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Praetor Watches

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:38 pm

New company I just saw on ig.
https://praetorwatchcompany.com/
SPECIFICATIONS
- 42mm diameter, 22mm lug width, 15.4mm height (Including sapphire crystal)
- 316L stainless steel case, satin, polished and bead blast surfaces
- 3.7mm thick sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
- 120 position uni-directional rotating timing bezel, ceramic insert graduated 1-60, luminous pip encased in metal shroud at 12
- Anti-magnetic soft iron inner movement case
- Water resistance to 850M/ 2788ft
- Triple O-ring sealed screw down crown system
- Case back deep engraved with specifications, secured with 6x hex bolts
- Solid strap retention bars with single side threaded hex bolt
- Micro textured matte black triple step dial with fine hexagonal relief, applied numerals, applied indices with Swiss Super-Luminova

MOVEMENT
- Sellita SW300 Swiss made mechanical movement
- Functions: Hour, minutes, central seconds, date
- Power reserve 42 hours
- 28'800 A/h (4 Hz)
- 25 jewel, Incabloc shock protection
- Automatic and hand winding, hacking

STRAP & BRACELET
- Fitted FKM rubber strap with pin buckle clasp (Included)
- Stainless steel Milanese mesh bracelet, double push button deployant clasp with security lock, satin finish (Optional)
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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by mattcantwin » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:52 pm

Looks good! :thumbsup:
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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by watches503 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:19 pm

I’m digging it. Thanks for sharing.


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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by stonehead887 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:14 pm

It's ok but the name.... Predator with charred ribs?

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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by mattcantwin » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:38 am

Had nothing better to do, took another look; the crown is too long.
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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by 59yukon01 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:06 am

I kinda like it, but something about it just seems too gimmicky.

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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by Torrid » Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:23 am

They have some excellent pictures of it. I don't like the weird angles of the hour and minute hand and the bent style of the second hand though.
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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by Chocodove » Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:40 am

Logo reminds me of Iron Man.
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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by AtomicTom » Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:55 am

Hey neat Terry, love how these seem like a traditional diver when you
first see them, and then have the slightest changing of gears with the
hands, and dial design. :clap: :headbang: Seems like it backs up the terrific
looks with some outstanding specifications also !

First time seeing these sir, so thanks once again !!! :)

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Re: Praetor Watches

Post by BacoNoir » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:43 am

I kind of like it. Crown and guards are unique, as are the dial/hands. Would make a nice option in a collection of frugals - assuming it's cheap.
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