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


You and me, both! That was a great feature.

Resurrecting Justin’s question, any pricing info yet on the new Navi’s?

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no final pricing announced yet, but will be in line with other in-house Navitimer models.



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After digesting these for a while I feel the red tachy ring is just too much color, and I usually like a little color on the dials. The black would have looked good without the red ring to me, just enough color, not so 'toyish' looking. The other two dial colors don't do much for me. Close, but not quite there yet.

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This TWA just landed... :lingsrock:

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congratulations, Jim, my favorite among the Capsule Navitimer



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WatchFred wrote:
congratulations, Jim, my favorite among the Capsule Navitimer


Thanks, Fred. I am absolutely loving this piece -- I think Breitling did an amazing job with this one.

Incidentally, one interesting detail is that, unlike the two other capsule versions (Swissair and PanAm), the TWA version has applied hour markers (as well as the applied "B") that are gold in color, which adds a further sense of warmth to the dial. The combo is really lovely.

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Love the colors of the TWA! Congrats and enjoy the new piece Jim! It's a beauty for sure.

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Love the colors of the TWA! Congrats and enjoy the new piece Jim! It's a beauty for sure.


Thanks, Nate! :D

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Yes congrats; I've seen this in the flesh in the London boutique and thought it was exquisite.



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Yes congrats; I've seen this in the flesh in the London boutique and thought it was exquisite.


Many thanks, Tom!

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jnelson3097 wrote:
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.


FWIW, Justin, I got out the Airborne this morning and held it up next to the TWA Navi. The color of the dial on the TWA Navi is an exact match to the "Sierra Silver" dial on the Airborne. So, looking at the strap on the TWA Navi should give you a very good sense of how it might look with the Airborne!

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Awesome pick up Jim! Love it! :thumbsup:

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Awesome pick up Jim! Love it! :thumbsup:


Thanks, Driver! :D

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jnelson3097 wrote:
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.


FWIW, Justin, I got out the Airborne this morning and held it up next to the TWA Navi. The color of the dial on the TWA Navi is an exact match to the "Sierra Silver" dial on the Airborne. So, looking at the strap on the TWA Navi should give you a very good sense of how it might look with the Airborne!


Congrats Jim! As I mentioned in our PM exchange, I really like that strap and the pop of orange on that dial.

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Thanks, Justin!

I am really loving this Navi. My only disappointment is that, given the orange outline on the hands, there is not a lot of real estate left for lume. So, it is a bit of a challenge to read the time at night. Not impossible — but not easy. The trade-off, of course, is that the hands really stand out against the silver dial, making it incredibly easy to read the time all day long, even in low-light conditions.

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