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    BB58 Bronze - In The Flesh

    Happened to be walking past the Tudor Boutique in Shepherds Bush Westfield last night, and spotted the new 58 Bronze in then window. Popped in to take a look - a lovely little thing it is! Apparently this and the new the new ceramic BB are doing the rounds of the boutiques, and are there for display only. Was told they are taking "expressions of interest"
    For my tastes I'd prefer the bronze in the 41mm case of the ceramic, but I'd have both in a flash if funds allowed. I've had the original Tudor bronze for several years now, and it's a beautiful reddy brown. Really interested to see how the bronze bracelet looks after a few years.














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    Whatís with the glove?

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    Derek Trotter's new watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin Case View Post
    Whatís with the glove?
    One must not touch the bronze, sir!

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    I quite like it. Once the patina has dimmed it a bit I reckon it could look quite cool.


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    Thanks for sharing. I'm a recent convert to the bb58 and I'm very interested in this release.

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    Thanks for the photos. Iíve yet to see one in the flesh but I too still regularly wear an original BB bronze. Itís developed a fantastic patina. Iím fascinated to see how these mature over time.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin Case View Post
    Whatís with the glove?
    Bronze patinas on contact with human skin. When the watch is not yours, best to wear gloves.

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    Good looking watch. If I had smaller wrists I'd consider it. The patina on the larger older ones doesn't look bad at all, most still look new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wileeeeeey View Post
    The patina on the larger older ones doesn't look bad at all, most still look new.
    In any event I'm pretty sure any patina can be removed completely should one desire.

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    I like the look of it as it is, how easy is it to bring back to the original finish?

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    That bracelet is highly likely to leave a dirty green ring around the wearer’s wrist isn’t it?
    Last edited by jimmbob; 10th July 2021 at 14:46.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmbob View Post
    That bracelet is highly likely to leave a dirty green ring around the wearerís wrist is t it?
    I did hear this in a few online reviews. I think Watchadvisor also suggested that potential purchasers should be aware that bronze has a unique odour...

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    Well I don't like that at all. Prefer it in stainless steel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmbob View Post
    That bracelet is highly likely to leave a dirty green ring around the wearerís wrist isnít it?


    Its ceramic coated finished so no smell or marks that's what I was told

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    The bimetal with gold dial looks lovely on the left

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    Quote Originally Posted by taz11 View Post
    Its ceramic coated finished so no smell or marks that's what I was told
    Wouldn't a ceramic coat interfere with any patina development?

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