Breitling Navitimer World 1 GMT 46

Breitling Navitimer World GMT 46 (Ref. A24322) “Silver Dial”

Iconic. Often an adjective bandied around without much meaning. However, in regards to this watch, it is truly necessary.

The Rolex Submariner. The Omega Speedmaster and this Breitling Navtimer. The pilot’s watch. Nothing else truly matches this iconic watch, the Navitimer’s unique layout leaves it without rival in its category and makes it instantly recognisable.

This pariticular navitimer comes in a monsterous 46mm (praticality over panache here). The reason for this size was so that it could easily be seen whilst flying without distracting the pilot. The dial on this particular watch is what Breitling calls “Silver” although to myself and many others it is blatantly white!

The dial of this watch is solid no fancy guilloche dial here. On it are housed 3 subdials, The left one is for tracking the seconds of the watch and the ones flanking top and bottom are for the use of the Chronograph – used by pilots to time Fligh..

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Strategy Of Scarcity | Why Is Rolex So Expensive Right Now?

By Rob NuddsWhy are some products more desirable than others? Why are some brands forced to scrabble around in the dirt, begging for your attention from their hands and knees, as they throw endless sales arguments, value justifications, and literal discounts your way, only to be met by an indifferent shrug, while others are so powerful, and so desirable, they are happy to refuse to sell you a watch you want, even if you’re banging on their door, cash in hand.
The above is an overly literal example of a weird power dynamic that exists within the watch industry. The kind of power we’re talking about in the latter example is pretty rare, and may not be possible to emulate. It’s the kind of sway that’s generated after years and years at the top. A handful of brands are able to wield it (Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and Roger W. Smith, for example), but none has the practise down a T like Rolex.
Patek Phillipe ComplicationsFirst things first, Rolex make really good watches. It’s just th..

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Technique Of Shortage | Why Is Rolex So Costly Proper Now?

By Rob NuddsWhy are some products more desirable than others? Why are some brands forced to scrabble around in the dirt, begging for your attention from their hands and knees, as they throw endless sales arguments, value justifications, and literal discounts your way, only to be met by an indifferent shrug, while others are so powerful, and so desirable, they are happy to refuse to sell you a watch you want, even if you’re banging on their door, cash in hand.
The above is an overly literal example of a weird power dynamic that exists within the watch industry. The kind of power we’re talking about in the latter example is pretty rare, and may not be possible to emulate. It’s the kind of sway that’s generated after years and years at the top. A handful of brands are able to wield it (Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and Roger W. Smith, for example), but none has the practise down a T like Rolex.
Patek Phillipe ComplicationsFirst things first, Rolex make really good watches. It’s just th..

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Vintage Raymond Weil Tank: ETA 2512-1

The Cartier Tank. An iconic dress watch born from WWI and the mind of Louis Cartier. The Tank watch has blasted through its history becoming an iconic watch worn by everyone from Mohammed Ali to Jackie Kennedy.

Unfortunately, we dont all have several thousands of pounds to spend on a Cartier Tank. But still have that Tank itch to scrach. This is where this Tank comes in…. Aquired from Ebay for under £100. But is it all I hope it to be?

Vintage Raymond Weil Tank: ETA 2512-1

Well absolutely yes! This vintage tank has all the appeal of the Cartier with those Catherdral hands, roman numerals, gold case and a lightly patinaed dial. It even has a little blue cabachon on the crown. Regarding the size of the case it is 20mm x 25mm. Some may argue that is positively microscopic and perhaps even a ladies watch. Whilst yes these measurements are tiny especially compared to my 42/44mm SuperOcean it gives this watch whilst understated a dressy apprearance allowing it to slip effortlessly under ..

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Classic Raymond Weil Tank: ETA 2512-1

The Cartier Tank. An iconic dress watch born from WWI and the mind of Louis Cartier. The Tank watch has blasted through its history becoming an iconic watch worn by everyone from Mohammed Ali to Jackie Kennedy.

Unfortunately, we dont all have several thousands of pounds to spend on a Cartier Tank. But still have that Tank itch to scrach. This is where this Tank comes in…. Aquired from Ebay for under £100. But is it all I hope it to be?

Vintage Raymond Weil Tank: ETA 2512-1

Well absolutely yes! This vintage tank has all the appeal of the Cartier with those Catherdral hands, roman numerals, gold case and a lightly patinaed dial. It even has a little blue cabachon on the crown. Regarding the size of the case it is 20mm x 25mm. Some may argue that is positively microscopic and perhaps even a ladies watch. Whilst yes these measurements are tiny especially compared to my 42/44mm SuperOcean it gives this watch whilst understated a dressy apprearance allowing it to slip effortlessly under ..

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