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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Kip » Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:18 pm

Six pieces have been sold in the secondary market for about 50% of original. You will just have to be aware.
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by smegwina » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:29 pm

Kip wrote:Six pieces have been sold in the secondary market for about 50% of original. You will just have to be aware.
Whilst my initial reaction was "ouch", there are plenty of other watches out there that lose 50% on the second hand market!

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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Kip » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:41 pm

For comparison, the original Grand Prix DBR1 (500 pieces Sept. 2010) sold at £550/$685 and has seen 23 resold at an average of $643.

The initial C70 DBR1 COSC ((300 pieces Sept. 2011) sold at £575/$790 and has seen only 2 resold at $645 average.
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Kip » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:46 pm

ddav wrote:
garindan wrote:
Kip wrote:
There are actually 3 models.
You know how much your comment will cost me ??? :oops:

The '5' back case is for the automatic model ?
All 3 models are quartz.
The 5 case back is part of an original Aston race car body panel.
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by garindan » Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:41 am

I think it's going to be a long search

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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by RVW » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:11 pm

You could say there is actually 4 versions :) I have one of the first C70 DBR1 released an it had a missing marker. Could have had it changed but decided to keep it. You never know it could become PRICELESS :lol:
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Macca » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:50 pm

Wish I'd never sold my original to be honest


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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:21 am

Macca wrote:Wish I'd never sold my original to be honest


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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Kip » Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:48 pm

RVW wrote:You could say there is actually 4 versions :) I have one of the first C70 DBR1 released an it had a missing marker. Could have had it changed but decided to keep it. You never know it could become PRICELESS :lol:

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We don't actually know how many of these slipped through, but we do know the initial run of the GP DBR1 was 50 pieces. The misprint was corrected after that.
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by MiniMpi » Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:45 am

That's one of the reasons I like my C70 Brooklands COSC so much, it has the missing "87" marker too.
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Kip » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:28 am

You are correct Ferg. It was the same situation as the DBR1.
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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by Macca » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:36 pm

I've got a green one on the go at least.. my vw4 chronometer which I love


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Re: C70 DBR1 Review on Horology Crazy

Post by wjc4195 » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:17 pm

Send my unfortunate DBR1 back for repair to CW
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