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    Member CamB's Avatar
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    New Carreras

    This one I really like

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    and this one isn't bad either but I'd go for the first one

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    Regards Cam

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    lost in translation birdynamnam's Avatar
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    Agree with you the first is really nice
    The dial is really exciting
    My only regret is the calibre 18: sellita SW300 + Dubois-Depraz module
    It's not really innovative regarding the( crazy ) price announced in europe : 4600 euros
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    The one with blue sub-second looks so handsome... out of my price range though..

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    Those are more expensive then an original. Thanks but no thanks.

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    Panda for me thanks!
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    you missed this one just hot off the presses

    I'm a little in two two minds about these.

    The narrow bezel and high dome crystal look fantastic but I have a fear for those crystals. hey last time they used them, they were a horribly expensive replacement piece and they are very exposed on these watches.

    But they do look really good here too.
    I've said elsewhere but the Calibre 7 (that's 2892/SW300) could well be the first non-chrono Carrera that I could see myself really liking; the 2892/SW300 makes it that little bit more interesting.

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    Both are really nice. I'll take one of each please.
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    Back to that crystal for a bit.

    The last time I checked the numbers, an official dome crystal for the older Carrera was something like a 500 part and that one wasn't a proper double dome like this one looks to be. It'd be interesting to find out how much a replacement for this one would cost.

    You can see the dime a little better in this other shot from David @Calibre11

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    I love that panda dial. I bought one for my Speedmaster but I can't seem to convince myself to put it in there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Perseus
    I love that panda dial. I bought one for my Speedmaster but I can't seem to convince myself to put it in there.
    A dilemma I know all too wll. That's how I ended up with two Speedmasters, shown here by my favorite watch model:

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    You're most welcome. Always willing to help my watch friends with great advice.
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