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    ooh a new arrival...

    Following the thread in this section about 2020 watch plans I decided to go for one of these, ordered Friday and delivery this afternoon...(quick iPhone pics)

















    Early birthday treat for Sunday :)

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    Thanks for posting that's very smart.

    Never seen the brand before and having checked out the website I'm loving the blue gilt version.

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    Congratulations great watch and very impressive packaging

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    Lovely looking watch and I was surprised that the box looks so substantial for a micro brand.

    I can see Baltic becoming a mainstream brand in a few years.

    Wear it well

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    I think these look fabulous. Does anyone else think theyíre expensive considering it has a Miyota? Way out of my budget anyway.

    Looks great OP, enjoy

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    Very nice Ian. Love mine. Gets a lot of wrist time.

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    Congrats.

    Nice looking piece, and no date tops it off perfectly. Enjoy.

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    Looks like a good buy.
    I see itís a 38/39mm , does it wear true to size?
    Whatís the rubber strap like ?
    Iím tempted.
    Congratulations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TaketheCannoli View Post
    I think these look fabulous. Does anyone else think theyíre expensive considering it has a Miyota? Way out of my budget anyway.

    Looks great OP, enjoy
    Their chronograph watches are similar in price, and they have the Chinese Seagull movement.
    Great looking watches these, and I wonder whatís the quality like comparing to, letís say Christopher Ward which can be had for similar price second hand or on sale.

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    Thatís a fantastic looking watch, thereís nothing about the design that I donít like and also great value for money


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    Now that is a very handsome watch. Looks great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sahara View Post
    Looks like a good buy.
    I see itís a 38/39mm , does it wear true to size?
    Whatís the rubber strap like ?
    Iím tempted.
    Congratulations.
    Yes itís 39mm which Iíd say is fine...

    The strap is nice, at the lugs itís 20mm and tapers a lot at the plain end, Iím guessing to 10mm. The keeper is interesting - itís a tad raised - if I were to split hairs Iíd have 2 shorter ones, and it has a raised surface on the outside (non-skin) edges - almost like itís meant to catch on your wetsuit/pjs/shirt cuff/.

    Ian

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    Very nice, very nice indeed.
    Best Regards - Peter

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11erv View Post
    That's s a yes from me

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    Good lord! I had just given up buying other watches....

    Look me up un sales corner fellas!

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    I'd never heard of this brand before - I really like the watch!

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    Likewise but since this thread started Iíve had a sneaky look every day. I really like them.

    Quote Originally Posted by hansblix2001 View Post
    I'd never heard of this brand before - I really like the watch!

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    ooh a new arrival...

    Iíve had my eyes on these for some time now, they fit the same niche as something like the Oris 65 but the only thing holding me back is that itíís a homage with no history. And the fact Iííd more often pick up my 5513 Sub. But if that gets retired or I want something classy as a watch I wonít worry as much about then this is right up there. Theyííve done a great job and I even fancy their chronograph too.

    Ant

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    Big congratulations on your Beautiful time piece..
    Enjoy it!

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    Very nice watch! Below 40mm is very fine, and the strap looks super!
    Also the price is very acceptable. Enjoy!

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    ooh a new arrival...

    I have been looking at these ever since they were available as a pre-order. They look amazing. I may have to give it some serious thought for my next purchase!


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    I like that a lot, but they seem a tad, pricey! 650 euros plus Vat or something like that is a lot for a watch with a 9039 engine surely? Still like it though, want one even, but I shall have to consider the bank account first.

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    Nice looking watch, I like it n that bracklet

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    Further to a few comments above I thought I'd put a couple of pics to show the size - not an issue for me with a 6.75" wrist - though there's not much strap left. The keeper has the raised gripping rubber which I thought was a nice detail, ditto the cut-outs for the triangles to give the dial a bit more depth. As for value for money and Miyota - apart from that being a whole different topic IMO, I do remember reading the Hodinkee review and just thought I'd try one anyhow, not very WIS of me but so far so good.

    https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/ba...diver-hands-on









    Ian

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    These recently came up on my radar, and I did a search of the forum and found this thread.
    Congratulations on the watch: it looks excellent.
    This is, from what I can see so far, my favourite model.
    I'm very impressed.
    Thanks for posting.

    Br,

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    PS That strap looks the business.

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    Like the strap. Watch is a solid 8/10 too. Nice vintage look to it

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    A lovely looking watch , congrats .

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    Great looking watch. Congrats. The 3 handers are very nice looking too, very tempting. They really seem to have their aesthetics down as a brand. I guess that's why they're priced a little high considering the movements. Still, looks and design are important factors and worth paying for if they float your boat.

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