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Let's see your Breitling.

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Podie

43,569 posts

184 months

Thursday 16th August 2012
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I have a couple of Breitlings...

Aerospace (E65062)


Navitimer A23322


rog007

4,196 posts

133 months

Thursday 16th August 2012
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Dr JonboyG said:

Untitled by Dr JonboyG, on Flickr
Dont normally like B's, but this is a beauty! cloud9

AndrewWF

280 posts

51 months

Friday 17th August 2012
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Spice_Weasel said:
Were the hands originally red but have somehow faded to pink? I see that the index markers have red sections so that explanation would make sense. Replacing the hands with pink ones seems absurd!

Given the old curly 'B' Breitling logo, that's a late sixties/early seventies watch so it seems a travesty to see candy pink hands on it. No hairy-chested buyer back then would have done that.

Andrew - we need answers!!
Here's what I know: the owner, a prolific collector and owner of some extremely nice pieces of watch heritage (including a COMEX issued Sub that he got issued whilst working on the rigs) says that it was one of only a few made by Breitling with pink hands, so they are factory fitted. Apparently the Breitling museum owns another one, which isn't in as good condition - they've even tried to buy his from him, but he isn't selling.

jayblue

25 posts

65 months

Friday 17th August 2012
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snuffy

3,586 posts

193 months

Saturday 18th August 2012
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My Aerospace, which is 4 years old:


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nitsypee

152 posts

113 months

Saturday 18th August 2012
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Puddenchucker said:
Very nice - is that a Wings? I was browsing these a couple of days ago.

Dr JonboyG

2,387 posts

148 months

Sunday 19th August 2012
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rog007 said:
Dont normally like B's, but this is a beauty! cloud9
Thanks. It's a bit fked at the moment - wore it when racing a few months ago, got out of the car and it was horribly fogged, although that's one better than the year before when it mysteriously broke on my wife's arm at the same time that our car broke on track! Need to have the dial restored and the hands relumed but never seem to be able to get around to it.

Dr JonboyG

2,387 posts

148 months

Sunday 19th August 2012
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AndrewWF said:
Here's what I know: the owner, a prolific collector and owner of some extremely nice pieces of watch heritage (including a COMEX issued Sub that he got issued whilst working on the rigs) says that it was one of only a few made by Breitling with pink hands, so they are factory fitted. Apparently the Breitling museum owns another one, which isn't in as good condition - they've even tried to buy his from him, but he isn't selling.
Those hands aren't that much pinker than the ones on mine, which also dates from ~1970. I wouldn't doubt it's original.

Nick M

3,589 posts

132 months

Sunday 19th August 2012
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Puddenchucker

2,478 posts

127 months

Sunday 19th August 2012
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nitsypee said:
Puddenchucker said:
Very nice - is that a Wings? I was browsing these a couple of days ago.
Yes, a Wings Automatic with Pilot bracelet.

Rgee

237 posts

156 months

Friday 24th August 2012
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Here is my Chrono Avenger M1 SEB limited edition


neilbauer

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2,235 posts

92 months

Friday 24th August 2012
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Rgee said:
Here is my Chrono Avenger M1 SEB limited edition

I like the yellow face.

marcosgt

8,990 posts

85 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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Posted elsewhere too, but, for me, THE classic Breitling smile

M.

raceboy

10,922 posts

189 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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Old pic of my B1, one of the watches that I regularly find myself wearing. smile


Herbs

2,975 posts

138 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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Here's mine:




phumy

4,126 posts

146 months

Sunday 26th August 2012
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Got this one about 7 weeks ago, have been mulling over getting another one ofr a while now, brings my collection of Breitlings to 3 now, have ordered a new leather strap for it and get it in Singapore next month its the one that normally goes with the Superocean M2000 (black with red sides)


marcosgt

8,990 posts

85 months

Sunday 26th August 2012
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Good use of a prop! smile

M.

steve1

1,241 posts

153 months

Monday 27th August 2012
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Here's my navitimer world with some of its friends, sadly the tissot and omega are no longer there, ( hopefully being replaced by a B&R 02-92 if i can find one ), and the g-shock lives up the right way now.

eccles

9,603 posts

131 months

Monday 27th August 2012
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Got this old TopTime and I've also got a scruffy 1450 chronograph.


jj.

443 posts

179 months

Monday 27th August 2012
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Here's mine, had it just when the new Avenger changed from being a skyland
jj