A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

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A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:56 pm

No particular explanations for these, they are all current and new models on display at the Bristol GTG this afternoon. A few people asked for photos of the new models, so here goes.

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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Kansas City Milkman » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:07 pm

Nice photos AVO, thanks for posting. The Abyss looks more legible than i’d Expected :thumbup:

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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Devarika Woulf » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:19 pm

Perfect shot of the Anthropocene! :)
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:35 pm

The Abyss is actually very legible and cool. As is the Anthropocene. Both lovely watches. The C60 Apex is not for me. I loved the Moonglow, as I expected.

But the big surprise was the Black & Gold C65, which I expected to be indifferent to. It’s stunning! :cuinlove:
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Kansas City Milkman » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:40 pm

Not helpful AVO :) i’m Taken with both the Anthropocene and Abyss! Was hoping you’d say one was more hideous than the other to help my selection!

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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

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Not helpful AVO :) i’m Taken with both the Anthropocene and Abyss! Was hoping you’d say one was more hideous than the other to help my selection!
The problem is that I’ve always been a bit anti stealth watches and not a great fan of pure white dials. But these are both very wearable examples of the genres.

If I was pushed to name one, I’d say the Anthropocene was more hideous than the Abyss, though you must understand that hideousness is a relative term here.
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Kansas City Milkman » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:59 pm

Thanks for your additional thoughts. Gut feel says the Anthropocene, but I will need to offload more to cover the cost. Equally though the Abyss is an excellent alternative.......

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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:07 pm

Depends how important the GMT is to you.
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Kansas City Milkman » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:31 pm

Quite honestly the GMT is not important at all, but that’s largely true of my chronos too. But i do like the style and the GMT hand does set off the design really well

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Post by Devarika Woulf » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:34 am

A part of me wants to order the Anthropocene and see it in person, but I fear if I do keep it I'll get bored later on from the lack of color. Since I have a small line I need versatility, but that combo with the orange strap really is something. :D
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Toph » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:27 am

Great pics, thanks for sharing.

Can anyone explain the purpose of the moon glow, except the astethic pleasure. I see 2 moons and a shaded part of the dial , cutout on top, What’s the function of that or the reasoning? Couldn’t seem to find one. With one moon it will likely show the current moon based on the monthly cycle, But with 2 and one always on display I’m confused.
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by TheBeatles » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:37 am

Steve,

Thanks for the photos.

What’s the overall legibility like on The Abyss. In general, photos make it look ok. But I’d appreciate your thoughts on it.

I’m leaning towards that over the Anthropocene, as I like a bit of red.
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:26 am

Toph wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:27 am
Great pics, thanks for sharing.

Can anyone explain the purpose of the moon glow, except the astethic pleasure. I see 2 moons and a shaded part of the dial , cutout on top, What’s the function of that or the reasoning? Couldn’t seem to find one. With one moon it will likely show the current moon based on the monthly cycle, But with 2 and one always on display I’m confused.
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:27 am

TheBeatles wrote:
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Steve,

Thanks for the photos.

What’s the overall legibility like on The Abyss. In general, photos make it look ok. But I’d appreciate yours thoughts on it.

I’m leaning towards that over the Anthropocene, as I like a bit of red.
On the whole, Brian, pretty good in daylight and in the room. I would have no problem seeing the time. Mike did admit that the lume is pretty feeble but with black lume that is what you get.
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Re: A few wrist shots from the Bristol GTG

Post by Toph » Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:33 am

Oh agreed, that’s a good a reason as any :)

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Toph wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:27 am
Great pics, thanks for sharing.

Can anyone explain the purpose of the moon glow, except the astethic pleasure. I see 2 moons and a shaded part of the dial , cutout on top, What’s the function of that or the reasoning? Couldn’t seem to find one. With one moon it will likely show the current moon based on the monthly cycle, But with 2 and one always on display I’m confused.
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