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Heh mine pictured is the same one but in red and with a spare deployant clasp I had in the drawer. Looks sharp!
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I bought this watch about 3 months ago, and have patiently waited to get my hands on it. I’ll put together a review at some point but don’t want to rush into it as the instant love isn’t there, maybe it’s a grower
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This is a great thread that has now been running for over a year, which I've just been reviewing as I'm looking for inspiration for an Aviator / Flieger watch to go with a couple of 20mm straps I've bought this week.

OK; I've got my C9 2011 FLE and Tribus TRI-05 303 Squadron both of which are fairly svelt (slimline) but I'm thinking of something chunkier.

Any ideas?

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:48 pm This is a great thread that has now been running for over a year, which I've just been reviewing as I'm looking for inspiration for an Aviator / Flieger watch to go with a couple of 20mm straps I've bought this week.
Guy, you are priceless mate! The rest of the world buys a couple of straps to go with a watch. 8)

Absolutely brilliant post! :clap:
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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:48 pm This is a great thread that has now been running for over a year, which I've just been reviewing as I'm looking for inspiration for an Aviator / Flieger watch to go with a couple of 20mm straps I've bought this week.
Any ideas?

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I’ve not owned any but I’m feeling drawn to the aviation line from Zero West: https://zerowest.watch/watches/

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^^^^ 20mm? Love my Damasko.
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I aim to own one again soon. Mine was stolen from a hotel room in Goa 12 years ago. I was there for four days, flying a 767. The airline’s insurance was capped at £1500 so I was gutted. I loved that watch and had only just replaced the leather strap at some cost. What I will say is that it’s the only Breitling I would ever own…and it kept terrible time. Looked great though…👍
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:54 pm
Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:48 pm This is a great thread that has now been running for over a year, which I've just been reviewing as I'm looking for inspiration for an Aviator / Flieger watch to go with a couple of 20mm straps I've bought this week.
Guy, you are priceless mate! The rest of the world buys a couple of straps to go with a watch. 8)

Absolutely brilliant post! :clap:

Here we go, Steve.

Fresh in today, from the Bay of e, a 'new' Laco Augsburg classic Flieger type A. Blue galvanic dial, 42mm case with 20mm lug width.

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The NATO strap is original but I'm sure I'll get it swapped out at some point.

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^^^^^^ very nice Guy, it’s got an air of IWC’s Petit Prince about it.
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I like that, Guy. Very legible!
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:I like that, Guy. Very legible!
There's a thread about that somewhere that I mean to post in, Steve.

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:thumbup: ^^^^Pure tool. No day, no date, no extra verbage. Love it.
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Tourby have a sale on at minute and make some great pilot watches. Zeno watch Basel have a good range as well diameters going from 38mm to 47mm in both manual or automatic so there is a fair amount of choice.
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Hi mine is an Al Deere C8 but I think I prefer the Mark 3 c8

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