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    Why isn't Vulcain mentioned more?

    Why is Vulcain not mentioned more often on watch forums?

    They make some stunning watches with in house movements and have a fantastic history (although they did go out of business for a while) and what doesn't seem to be ridiculous prices. So why do they not come up that often? Just overlooked or is there a good reason?


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    The new Vulcan is rather young. Personally I only like the simple alarm model. Do have a nice vintage Vulcan with close caseback, which is uncommon.


    Here the model I like without date:



    An my own vintage:

    Vulcain Cricket vintage 07 by Bidle, on Flickr

    and the movement:

    Vulcain Cricket vintage 06.jpg by Bidle, on Flickr

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    Weren't they given to US presidents in the past?
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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
    Weren't they given to US presidents in the past?
    Yep, that's why the new models called 50s presidents' etc.!

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    Vulcain is a fantastic brand and very underrated. They don't market aggressively so that is why you do not hear much about them.
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    Tourneau have been selling at deep discounts for a while, perhaps they were not selling well? Looks like they have 4 models listed on-line at 60% off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkO View Post
    Tourneau have been selling at deep discounts for a while, perhaps they were not selling well? Looks like they have 4 models listed on-line at 60% off.
    I think Tourneau is dropping Vulcain, but I could be wrong.

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    I've always had a thing for the Cricket Revolution

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    They are nice but never seem to sell. At the local dealers I always see the same models in stock and I know they aren't flying off the shelves.

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    It's got an uber cool name for a watch brand that's for sure

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