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Extract: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Survivor

Originally introduced in November 2008 (circa 2008), the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore "Survivor" has an unmistakable design with its super aggressive crown and pusher guards and all black color scheme. It comes in a 42 mm x 15.65 mm black titanium case, which is not huge until you add the guards. The Survivor came at a time when big bold timepieces were in style. Inside, is self-winding in-house chronograph caliber 3126/3840 which has 59 jewels, 365 parts, a frequency of 21,600 vph (3Hz) and a power reserve of 60 hours. The 3126 uses a variable-inertia balance with eight inertia-blocks and a flat-spring. All parts are have been decorated, including rhodium-plating on the manipulate and bridges, beveled edges on the bridge, perlage on the mainplate, and bridges adorned with "Cotes De Geneve" motif. Functions include hours, minutes, small seconds and

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Extract: Breitling Pult 'Bullhead' from 1974

The is a reference 7101 Breitling Pult Chronograph from 1974, powered by a Valjoux caliber 7740. There is another Breitling Pult, reference 2117, that is powered by caliber 11, and notably has the crown located at 6 o’clock. Whereas the watch (shown), reference 7101, has a Valjoux 7740 powering it, and the crown is located at 12 o’clock. A 42 mm diameter asymmetrical stainless steel case, as well as six different colors (orange, turquoise, red, gray, white, blue) on the dial, give this “bullhead” watch an unmistakable look. Plexiglass crystal. Solid caseback. The case has a brushed finish with polished pushers and crown. Crown is signed with Breitling emblem. The watch features a rotating bezel, a pulsation scale and tachymeter on the inner chapter ring. There is also a chocolate-colored version that was produced in the 1970s.

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