Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

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Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by JP Chestnut » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:59 am

I could see that ending up cool. Hodinkee knows how to style watches, and Blancpain has a lot of really nice designs that could use a tweak.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by hoppyjr » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 pm

With the apparent popularity of the newer 40mm Blancpain models I can see something like a TTFF in 40mm.

Whatever it is it’ll be expensive and sell out immediately.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by JP Chestnut » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:13 pm

hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 pm
With the apparent popularity of the newer 40mm Blancpain models I can see something like a TTFF in 40mm.

Whatever it is it’ll be expensive and sell out immediately.
It could be a knock off of the new BP "one watch". That would be an instant sell out.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by JBZ » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:21 pm

No one can accuse Hodinkee of not making hay while the sun shines. Will be curious to see this one (along with whatever price they go for on the secondary market).
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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by hoppyjr » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm

JP Chestnut wrote:
hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 pm
With the apparent popularity of the newer 40mm Blancpain models I can see something like a TTFF in 40mm.

Whatever it is it’ll be expensive and sell out immediately.
It could be a knock off of the new BP "one watch". That would be an instant sell out.
Yea, I could see a faux-patina ‘dink version being the watch.

For me, remove the date and price it under $10k. This might get my credit card out, especially in the times of $9500 Submariners.


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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by JP Chestnut » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:29 pm

hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm
JP Chestnut wrote:
hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 pm
With the apparent popularity of the newer 40mm Blancpain models I can see something like a TTFF in 40mm.

Whatever it is it’ll be expensive and sell out immediately.
It could be a knock off of the new BP "one watch". That would be an instant sell out.
Yea, I could see a faux-patina ‘dink version being the watch.

For me, remove the date and price it under $10k. This might get my credit card out, especially in the times of $9500 Submariners.


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I bet they'd be willing to screw over the one watch buyer, and offer that as a no date. It would be great.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by rockmastermike » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:55 pm

Anyone know about what time it opens for orders?
Have they been consistent?

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by RALAustin » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:14 pm

Very interesting. I really like the barrakuda LE that just came out and I am sure I will like this one, but I am loaded up with 4 BPs right now and for my tastes not sure they can come up with anything anything else in the 40mm range that would beat this one for me. Now, if they did something in 42 with 22mm drilled lugs ...

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by aikiman44 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:28 pm

Wow, that’s cool.
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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by Zidane » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:38 pm

That looks amazing.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by dukerules » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:18 pm

Want.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by sierra11b » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:38 pm

Whatever it is 1) It will sell out immediately, 2) Will want but cannot afford, and 3) See #1.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by mattjmcd » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:41 pm

JP Chestnut wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:29 pm
hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm
JP Chestnut wrote:
hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 pm
With the apparent popularity of the newer 40mm Blancpain models I can see something like a TTFF in 40mm.

Whatever it is it’ll be expensive and sell out immediately.
It could be a knock off of the new BP "one watch". That would be an instant sell out.
Yea, I could see a faux-patina ‘dink version being the watch.

For me, remove the date and price it under $10k. This might get my credit card out, especially in the times of $9500 Submariners.


The “only watch” for those who haven’t seen it.


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I bet they'd be willing to screw over the one watch buyer, and offer that as a no date. It would be great.

This. It's gonna be a date-delete of the Barracuda.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by toxicavenger » Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:53 pm

Blancpain is to freaking pretty for this broke ass dude.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by hoppyjr » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:08 pm

mattjmcd wrote:
JP Chestnut wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:29 pm
hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm
JP Chestnut wrote:
hoppyjr wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:07 pm
With the apparent popularity of the newer 40mm Blancpain models I can see something like a TTFF in 40mm.

Whatever it is it’ll be expensive and sell out immediately.
It could be a knock off of the new BP "one watch". That would be an instant sell out.
Yea, I could see a faux-patina ‘dink version being the watch.

For me, remove the date and price it under $10k. This might get my credit card out, especially in the times of $9500 Submariners.


The “only watch” for those who haven’t seen it.


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I bet they'd be willing to screw over the one watch buyer, and offer that as a no date. It would be great.

This. It's gonna be a date-delete of the Barracuda.
It’ll be $12k-15k anyway

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by Axelay2003 » Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:19 pm

This should be good.
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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by rockmastermike » Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:07 am

What time should I set my alarm for? Does Hodinkee have a standard release time?

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by pbj204 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:51 am

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I wouldn't be surprised if the did a remake of something like this.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by pbj204 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:00 am

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https://shop.hodinkee.com/products/fift ... 3493982283

Model: Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Limited Edition for HODINKEE
Reference: 5100-1130
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds
Material: Stainless steel; ceramic bezel insert; Liquidmetal® hour-markers
Dimensions: 38mm diameter; 10.77mm thickness
Sapphire Crystal: Yes
Caseback: Sapphire display back with "HODINKEE" engraving on rotor, and "XXX/100" around outer edge
Dial: Black
Lume: Yes
Caliber: Blancpain Automatic Caliber 1153 with Silicon hairspring
Power Reserve: Approx. 100 hours
Water Resistance: 300 meters
Strap/Bracelet: Sail-canvas strap, HODINKEE Black NATO Strap, HODINKEE Grey NATO Strap all included
Lug Width: 20mm
Manufactured: Switzerland
Note: Purchases will be limited to one watch per order.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by smalls » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:03 am

Looks good. Can’t afford it but it’s one of their better LEs. 38mm no date.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by Seppia » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:05 am

Very nice except for the ever present piss lume.

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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by tmw » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:07 am

Sold out in less than 6 minutes. Only 100.
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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by Chocodove » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:28 am

It’s nice, but a little small...and sold out.
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Re: Hodinkee/Blancpain 07/17/19

Post by logan2z » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:33 am

Maybe it's just me or something to do with the photos, but this one looks cheap and a bit boring IMHO. Even the movement looks pretty blah. But it sold out in a heartbeat and will no doubt be flipped on the secondary market for a profit so :shrug:

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