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Let's see your Breitling.

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Podie

42,569 posts

172 months

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

Aerospace (E65062)


Navitimer A23322


rog007

3,714 posts

121 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

39 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

53 months

Friday 17th August 2012
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snuffy

3,332 posts

181 months

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


nitsypee

152 posts

101 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

2,249 posts

136 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

2,249 posts

136 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

3,480 posts

120 months

Sunday 19th August 2012
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Puddenchucker

2,375 posts

115 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

224 posts

144 months

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


neilbauer

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1,831 posts

80 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

8,010 posts

73 months

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

M.

raceboy

10,723 posts

177 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

2,862 posts

126 months

Saturday 25th August 2012
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Here's mine:




phumy

4,038 posts

134 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

8,010 posts

73 months

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

M.

steve1

1,238 posts

141 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

9,080 posts

119 months

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


jj.

442 posts

167 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