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I managed to order one today, it took less than two minutes for all 250 watches to be sold, I think the gilt dial Everest went even faster (tried to buy one of those as well). Can't wait to receive, wear and show it.

 

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The second time is the charm as they say sir !! :D:D

And you know, was thinking about it Frans, and it was
all meant to be. Not that the first one you wanted wouldn’t
have been nice. But this one looks incredibly cool from
here, not to mention classic, and maybe a little sportier
as well. So it’s a triple threat when you think about it,
and will totally fit the bill. :)

I think this Expedition will surpass all expectations !
An EXTRA large congrats ahead of time here 2 U !!!
 

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Frans, I forgot to ask, but is this the only time they will
be making this version? o_O

It’s 250, and done? ..With no more being made ever? 😮
 

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Frans, I forgot to ask, but is this the only time they will
be making this version? o_O

It’s 250, and done? ..With no more being made ever? 😮
Several times a year a new batch of 250 (per model) is released. The time in between is used to have a new batch produced. Now the website reads: "Sorry the store in now closed for order fulfillment - Please join our newsletter for further information".
 

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Several times a year a new batch of 250 (per model) is released. The time in between is used to have a new batch produced. Now the website reads: "Sorry the store in now closed for order fulfillment - Please join our newsletter for further information".
Wow cool, so these are extremely limited then, and really live up to that
term limited edition Frans.😉🥇🏆It's not like another couple thousand
will be added into the mix. And you know what I love too?! Is how quickly
they are all spoken for too. That's impressive as well ! 😵😯

Will be just phenomenal when it comes in sir !!!
 

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The watch has been dispatched, no tracking info yet.
 
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I will pick it up tomorrow afternoon, it has arrived. (Pick-up location).
 
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Ooooooohhh... the anticipation is killing us... please post photos !
I'm pretty stoked about this watch as well. Let's hope it lives up to my expectations (it will :)).
 
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Alright, you have to be on cloud 9 right about now right Frans?! ;)

This HAS to be living up to expectations I would imagine. Because
it looks even more amazing in your pics ! o_O Seriously, in the stock
photo the watch looks beautiful. However, in your photos you can
really see the tone of that dial, and get a much better feel for the
warmth it has. It's gorgeous, and love the contrasts, and just how
easy it looks to read. Honestly is perfection for, or on the wrist to
be completely honest sir.

Oh, and have to mention how terrific that bracelet looks too ! 😀😎
The proportions, and way the thickness teams up with the case is
outstanding, and how about that clasp?! ..Yup, this watch has it
all, and does it all. ..Yowza, a HUMUNGOUS congrats 2 U Frans !!!
 

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Alright, you have to be on cloud 9 right about now right Frans?! ;)

This HAS to be living up to expectations I would imagine. Because
it looks even more amazing in your pics ! o_O Seriously, in the stock
photo the watch looks beautiful. However, in your photos you can
really see the tone of that dial, and get a much better feel for the
warmth it has. It's gorgeous, and love the contrasts, and just how
easy it looks to read. Honestly is perfection for, or on the wrist to
be completely honest sir.

Oh, and have to mention how terrific that bracelet looks too ! 😀😎
The proportions, and way the thickness teams up with the case is
outstanding, and how about that clasp?! ..Yup, this watch has it
all, and does it all. ..Yowza, a HUMUNGOUS congrats 2 U Frans !!!
It's not because I bought this watch that I say it is truly spectacular! The finish, attention to detail and like you said, the bracelet, all top notch for the money. One small improvement: the bracelet (and end links) is solid, so the fact that it looks like a true riveted bracelet is purely cosmetic. He could have chosen a different version where all parts are separate (including the side links). But that's just looking for faults and would up the price.
 

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It's not because I bought this watch that I say it is truly spectacular! The finish, attention to detail and like you said, the bracelet, all top notch for the money. One small improvement: the bracelet (and end links) is solid, so the fact that it looks like a true riveted bracelet is purely cosmetic. He could have chosen a different version where all parts are separate (including the side links). But that's just looking for faults and would up the price.
Great point, or points Frans. :)(y)

From this side of things there definitely doesn’t seem to
be ant faults with this looker. 😉 What really is impressive
imho, is we all thought that it was going to be an exceptional
watch from the start. However, for it to be even better than
you, or all of us thought is pretty fantastic !

I’m so happy that it lived up to, and even surpassed all the
expectations. Keep on enjoying sir !
 

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CASE
• 316L stainless steel, brushed top with polished sides
• Diameter 36mm, 39.3mm including crown
• Lug to lug height 43.5mm
• 11.3mm to the top of the hi-dome sapphire crystal
• Lug spacing 20mm
• Anti-magnetic 4800 A/m with anti-magnetic movement cover
• Water Resistance 10ATM/100 metres/330 feet
• 140 grammes including bracelet
• Screw back, screw down crown, drilled lugs

DIAL
• Pale cream with black printed minute track
• Numbers SuperLuminova X1-C3

HANDS
• Syringe hands, heat-blued steel and red centre seconds
• Luminous: SuperLuminova X1-C3

CRYSTAL
• Hi-dome sapphire with anti-reflective coating on the underside , 30.4mm diameter x 2.5mm thick

MOVEMENT
• Miyota 9039, 24 jewel automatic, 28,800 BPH

BRACELET
• Solid link stainless steel "rivet" bracelet tapering from 20mm to 16mm with screwed links, solid end links and signed clasp
 

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Nice. I've said it before but that bracelet looks great - perfect for those long lugs imo.

That leather strap looks familiar - ahem.
 

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Nice. I've said it before but that bracelet looks great - perfect for those long lugs imo.

That leather strap looks familiar - ahem.

Thay all look familiar :) But the buckle is a very old school one, with a tubular rolley thingy :)
 

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Seeing the watch is phenomenal, but also seeing the
specs is impressive, and a lot of fun Frans. 😀(y)(y)
It’s the perfect combination of details first off. But also
shows that the watch backs up it’s great looks with
that top notch quality you mentioned. As well as just
some really neat details. 😉
 
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