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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:19 am 
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That's beautiful too - it's between this one and the SwissAir one for me in terms of which is my favourite. I love how the dial isn't white ("subtly chamois" :thumbsup:) as it really goes with the vintage vibe.

A great little collection.

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here's a natural light wrist shot from Alex Middelmann, Georges' Chief of Staff.
really not too awfully bad ;)

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Wow. This third dial is my favorite. I really like the vintage feel of the cream color. It’s really too bad I have no connection to any of these airlines other than I vaguely remember taking a TWA flight as a young child. If I did have any connection, funds permitting, I’d snatch one up. Maybe I can find a 5th cousin once removed whose neighbor who flew for PanAm or TWA...But then again, who do I really need a connection to the airline to enjoy the watch?

What are your thoughts on the collection? Is anyone phoning their AD to make an order?

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Really like the looks of that one.

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I like the TWA one the best. Beautiful dial color.

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WatchFred wrote:
last of the "Golden Age of Aviation" Navitimers, inspired by the color codes of TWA. my favorite "in the metal", lovely anthracite subdials (like the ref. 815 LongPlaying from 1969), subtly chamois, white & orange dial, great on the "distressed" brown strap for me, trying to get some more hi res pics.

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What a shame that this will be the "last" one, I was hoping that Are Lingus might be honored with a green dial! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I thought that Breitling was reducing the number of models offered and the variations available within the model line???? :poke: :poke: :poke:


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yes, drastically; from 600 to ca. 120 SKU is the plan - but this will be one of the "capsule" projects, a bit like special editions before, that will be available for some time.

general feedback is best I've seen in a long time


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I've been looking at the SwissAir version more online.... and I think I might need one!

Who'd have thought after recent years, that suddenly there are two new Breitlings I would like to own! :thumbsup:

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Looking forward to your double incoming post, Driver!

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I really like the TWA version and it looks perfect on that strap. I've always thought a strap like that would look perfect on the Airborne and it's good to finally see what it could look like.

I still like the PanAm version the best, but if I was in the market for a Navi, it'd be a decision I'd have to make in person.

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fred do you have an on the wrist PamAM pic too?


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alex** wrote:
fred do you have an on the wrist PamAM pic too?


close to the wrist, but not on it ;)
but an irl pic of the final dial, blue is much closer to the true PanAm colors as it seems in the "pro" pics, prefer it.

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thanks Fred, i like the others but they are more in keeping with classic dials the pan Am is a bit left field so its my preference


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Do we have a confirmed price on these yet? I know the plan was to reduce total SKUs, but have they made any decisions as far as different strap options? I know there are these vintage nubuck options now but will there be anything else new?

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jnelson3097 wrote:
Do we have a confirmed price on these yet? I know the plan was to reduce total SKUs, but have they made any decisions as far as different strap options? I know there are these vintage nubuck options now but will there be anything else new?


I do miss the "Made to Measure" feature on the website. I spent wayyy too much time playing with different configurations.

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