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Old 27 December 2018, 02:00 AM   #1
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Steinhart Ocean 39 Gilt Explorer Dial Review

Hi everyone, happy holidays, I had a chance to check out a unique new Steinhart Ocean 39 with vintage inspired gilt explorer dial and gilt handset.

I know, homages are always controversial. However, I think this watch provides a great looking watch that's not being offered by Rolex or Tudor at a price that is affordable to many. It is also well made and features an ETA elaboré grade 2824-2 movement, 316L stainless construction, sapphire crystal, etc.

Anyways, here's my review if you want to check it out. Cheers!

https://youtu.be/p3wQ9KZqk98
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Old 28 December 2018, 05:04 AM   #2
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Hi everyone, happy holidays, I had a chance to check out a unique new Steinhart Ocean 39 with vintage inspired gilt explorer dial and gilt handset.

I know, homages are always controversial. However, I think this watch provides a great looking watch that's not being offered by Rolex or Tudor at a price that is affordable to many. It is also well made and features an ETA elaboré grade 2824-2 movement, 316L stainless construction, sapphire crystal, etc.

Anyways, here's my review if you want to check it out. Cheers!
It looks great, and likely good for a gift if not personal wear. The video comments area shows "loading" and never loads.
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Old 28 December 2018, 05:39 AM   #3
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The watch does look nice, but with so much borrowed optical DNA it should - a mismash between vintage explorer and a sub.
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Old 7 January 2019, 06:43 AM   #4
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Very nice watch
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Old 7 January 2019, 07:34 AM   #5
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Dope review!
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Old 8 January 2019, 11:21 AM   #6
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Hi everyone, happy holidays, I had a chance to check out a unique new Steinhart Ocean 39 with vintage inspired gilt explorer dial and gilt handset.

I know, homages are always controversial. However, I think this watch provides a great looking watch that's not being offered by Rolex or Tudor at a price that is affordable to many. It is also well made and features an ETA elaboré grade 2824-2 movement, 316L stainless construction, sapphire crystal, etc.

Anyways, here's my review if you want to check it out. Cheers!

https://youtu.be/p3wQ9KZqk98
Despite the banana case profile these are excellent value for the money and offer a chance to experience styles from our childhood

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Old 16 January 2019, 11:03 PM   #7
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Love the lug holes. Makes it really easy to change straps.
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Old 10 March 2019, 12:06 PM   #8
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Nice review.
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Old 2 April 2019, 10:06 PM   #9
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Great stuff!

I own a Steinhart Ocean One Premium Blue and have been very happy with it. The 2892 movement is great to look at, especially considering the price point. Runs well within COSC too. :)

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Old 16 August 2019, 09:23 AM   #10
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I love those
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Old 18 August 2019, 07:08 AM   #11
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Just received a Steinhart Ocean 39 Explorer. This sapphire crystal version appears to have excellent AR qualities. The ETA 2824 -2 Elabore movement is tough and reliable. Keeping COSC tolerances.
Lug holes and 39mm make this a vintage 5513 classy homage watch. One of the best values out there for a balanced vintage Swiss watch. Rolex DID make a 5513 Submariner with the Explorer dial in the 1960s, so Steinhart did their homework-and changed their earlier ST-5 in house to an ETA proven 25 jewel work horse.
Gilt dial and old school hands show Steinhart did their research and even provided an extra NATO band for those drilled lugs. Montres value.
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Old 20 August 2019, 12:35 AM   #12
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Despite the banana case profile these are excellent value for the money and offer a chance to experience styles from our childhood

They are an excellent value for money! I have the 39mm GMT and I feel that it's an homage to the Rolex 5-digit reference, rather than the current 6-digit references. They're reliable and keep excellent time, too!
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Old 7 December 2019, 02:02 AM   #13
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I recently bought the Steinhart 39 Explorer. I needed a good beater since my 20 year old Swiss Army watch has seen its' better days.

So far, I am very happy with it. It keeps great time, and looks good.

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Old 28 February 2020, 08:50 PM   #14
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It looks great, Good review !
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