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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:14 pm 
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Hello everyone !

I've already posted my introduction and this is my first thread regarding my recent acquisition and first Breitling watch !
I'm a 38 years old Pilot from São Paulo, Brazil and a watch lover since I was quite young.
Besides being a pilot, Breitling until now, never had a strong appeal to me (Except a bit for the Navitimer, which I've been always intrigued about but not in a point to buy one). I've been a Rolex unconditional lover and owner for a while ! I'm also a bit active on "The Rolex Forum" and also posted there about my latest purchase !

Most watch lovers and including Rolex lovers probably knows already about the lack of available models on the market right now. My main goal was to get my second GMT Master II SS (Pepsi) recently announced on Basel 2018. Two weeks ago, the insane little chance in getting one in a near future, made me by chance, walk into a Breitling boutique here in my city and take a better look, know more about the brand, history, etc.

After really thinking a lot, last Tuesday I bought my first Breitling, a Navitimer 01 Pan American Bronze Limited Edition 43mm (1000 Pieces) ! It would come originally with Brown Croc Leather Strap but since I'm a bracelet guy, I bought it with the amazing Breitling SS Bracelet !
I'm in love with it and couldn't be more happy ! It is indeed different from what I've been used to when it comes to more "low profile" watches but nevertheless, I'm really happy and proud of it ! 8) 8) 8) :boingb: :cigar2: :cigar2: :cigar2:

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Rolex GMT Master II 116710BLNR
Rolex Submariner 116610LV
Breitling Navitimer 01 Pan-American Bronze AB0121C4/Q605-447A
Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 41mm Ceramic (Blue) 212.30.41.20.03.001
Tag Heuer Carrera Heritage Automatic Chronograph CAS2111.BA0730



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:19 pm 
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Nice story and great pictures, welcome to the forum

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:23 pm 
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Nice story and great pictures, welcome to the forum

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Thanks !

I'm now definitely into Breitling and hopefully will get my second model ASAP ! I really like the Super Ocean Heritage and Transocean as well !!

My little Collection:

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Rolex Submariner 116610LV
Breitling Navitimer 01 Pan-American Bronze AB0121C4/Q605-447A
Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 41mm Ceramic (Blue) 212.30.41.20.03.001
Tag Heuer Carrera Heritage Automatic Chronograph CAS2111.BA0730



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Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your first Breitling. The Panamerican LE is lovely and quite fitting for a pilot.

The comment below should be shouted out to Rolex worldwide. It is clear their supply strategy is causing angst even amongst previously loyal customers, forcing them to look elsewhere. Rolex loss = Breitling gain (in this case).

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Most watch lovers and including Rolex lovers probably knows already about the lack of available models on the market right now. My main goal was to get my second GMT Master II SS (Pepsi) recently announced on Basel 2018. Two weeks ago, the insane little chance in getting one in a near future, made me by chance, walk into a Breitling boutique here in my city and take a better look, know more about the brand, history, etc.


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Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your first Breitling. The Panamerican LE is lovely and quite fitting for a pilot.

The comment below should be shouted out to Rolex worldwide. It is clear their supply strategy is causing angst even amongst previously loyal customers, forcing them to look elsewhere. Rolex loss = Breitling gain (in this case).

fdm79 wrote:
Most watch lovers and including Rolex lovers probably knows already about the lack of available models on the market right now. My main goal was to get my second GMT Master II SS (Pepsi) recently announced on Basel 2018. Two weeks ago, the insane little chance in getting one in a near future, made me by chance, walk into a Breitling boutique here in my city and take a better look, know more about the brand, history, etc.



Exactly !

This frustration is among all members from TRF ! It is ridiculous !
Some people claim that Rolex actually cannot follow the demand for their products. Although it's hard to believe, it makes a bit of sense to me because Rolex watches are really an object of wish for most people indeed.

However, it was this "shortage" that brought me to Breitling and I'm very glad with it ! Will I stop buying and love Rolex ? NO !
But from now and on, I will love Rolex and Breitling ! LOL

I'm already sold ! :lingsrock:

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Breitling Navitimer 01 Pan-American Bronze AB0121C4/Q605-447A
Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 41mm Ceramic (Blue) 212.30.41.20.03.001
Tag Heuer Carrera Heritage Automatic Chronograph CAS2111.BA0730



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Welcome to Breitling. The panamerican LE Navi is a nice one. Almost bought one myself a few years back but opted for a mercury silver LE Navi. Congrats on the purchase and thanks for sharing.

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Welcome to Breitling. The panamerican LE Navi is a nice one. Almost bought one myself a few years back but opted for a mercury silver LE Navi. Congrats on the purchase and thanks for sharing.

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Thanks !!

Do you have some pictures of it ? The Silver LE is quite rare !!!

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Omega Seamaster Diver 300M 41mm Ceramic (Blue) 212.30.41.20.03.001
Tag Heuer Carrera Heritage Automatic Chronograph CAS2111.BA0730


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Congratulations, one of my favorites!


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Congratulations on the perfect first Breitling and welcome. I have had my Nav for about ten years now and I still enjoy wearing it the same as the first day I bought it.
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fdm79 wrote:
DocJPO1980 wrote:
Welcome to Breitling. The panamerican LE Navi is a nice one. Almost bought one myself a few years back but opted for a mercury silver LE Navi. Congrats on the purchase and thanks for sharing.

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Thanks !!

Do you have some pictures of it ? The Silver LE is quite rare !!!

I’ll try and post a few tonight.


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Thank you, guys !

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Stunning piece.
Congratulations.


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Big congrats on a fantastic acquisition! That is one beautiful and unique Navi -- wear it in good health!

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Moana43 wrote:
Big congrats on a fantastic acquisition! That is one beautiful and unique Navi -- wear it in good health!



Many thanks !

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Sorry for the delay on the pics of the Silver LE
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