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Old 14 September 2018, 10:50 PM   #1
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5968 Arrival

So my 5968 has arrived at my AD, Iím collecting it tomorrow.
Would you go for orange or black strap? It comes with both options.
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Old 14 September 2018, 10:52 PM   #2
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Congrats!

Looks like an Black option for Winter and a Orange option for Summer.
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Old 14 September 2018, 10:53 PM   #3
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Congrats!

Looks like an Black option for Winter and a Orange option for Summer.


Congrats!

Very nice either way. @gummy has the right idea


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Old 14 September 2018, 10:57 PM   #4
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Congrats,

Have not seen any posts for this watch incoming yet. Look forward to the pictures.

Are you based in the North or South of U.K?
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:06 PM   #5
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Congrats,

Have not seen any posts for this watch incoming yet. Look forward to the pictures.

Are you based in the North or South of U.K?
My AD sent me some pics but I cannot get them to upload. I will when I take some of my own. Yes I believe itís one of the first released. Iím in the south.
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:25 PM   #6
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Congrats. Black for me. Orange is a bit flashy for my taste
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:29 PM   #7
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Black if I had to choose, but to be honest, Iíd switch AD if he doesnít throw-in the orange one as a freebie.
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:30 PM   #8
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Orange is the new black....
Someone had to say it


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Old 14 September 2018, 11:33 PM   #9
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If possible I think you should get both colors.

Congrats OP!
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:36 PM   #10
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Agree about seasonal - it’s gonna be awesome.
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:39 PM   #11
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I suggest to get both strap too if possible. This reference is highly on my list.


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Old 14 September 2018, 11:51 PM   #12
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Great to these are now being delivered. Congratulations, fab watch.
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Old 14 September 2018, 11:59 PM   #13
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Old 15 September 2018, 12:07 AM   #14
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Awesome!!! Big congrats!!!
Easy choice on black strap!
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Old 15 September 2018, 12:23 AM   #15
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You’ve done well getting this! I want it but my AD in the UK said no chance.....!
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Old 15 September 2018, 12:43 AM   #16
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Fantastic, awesome.
Congrats, beautiful piece.
Go with orange, something different :)
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Old 15 September 2018, 12:51 AM   #17
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Very cool Aquanaut. Congrats and always bet on black!
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Old 15 September 2018, 01:02 AM   #18
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I'd get the black but would also have the orange for fun times.
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Old 15 September 2018, 01:09 AM   #19
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Lovely piece. If you couldn't get both - I would get orange just to be different.
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Old 15 September 2018, 01:24 AM   #20
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can't wait for live wrist shots of this model...it looks huge!
congrats on the incoming!
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Old 15 September 2018, 01:54 AM   #21
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can't wait for live wrist shots of this model...it looks huge!
congrats on the incoming!
Yes, 42+ mm
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Old 15 September 2018, 02:30 AM   #22
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Old 15 September 2018, 02:32 AM   #23
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Don’t like the orange hands at all.
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Old 15 September 2018, 02:38 AM   #24
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Congrats! Best with both straps as the orange will be fun at times.


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Old 15 September 2018, 02:51 AM   #25
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Congrats, look forward to the live pics.

And just to avoid some confusion on the straps in this thread - it comes with both as standard.
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Old 15 September 2018, 02:55 AM   #26
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Love the orange one. It's something way more special than the ordinary black rubber.
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Old 15 September 2018, 03:00 AM   #27
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love the watch and i want it, minus the orange strap. I said the AP funky diver collection was a bit tacky outside of beach wear and i have a feeling that orange strap will be the same. I haven't tried it on with orange though, only black.

Its a Patek... on an orange rubber strap

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Old 15 September 2018, 03:04 AM   #28
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nice get! I think the color just depends on your mood or if this is a "sport" addition to your collection. Orange says it louder. A lot of guys wear a 5167 for every day, and no dress watch.
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Old 15 September 2018, 03:17 AM   #29
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Old 15 September 2018, 03:46 AM   #30
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Cool watch! Congrats!
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