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Old 15 July 2022, 03:25 PM   #31
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Old 15 July 2022, 03:47 PM   #32
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Old 15 July 2022, 05:44 PM   #33
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Old 15 July 2022, 05:54 PM   #34
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I'd say your photogrpahy skills (at home, not in AP House ) have improved dramatically Stephen

Must say again that it looks amazing and knowing the journey you've been on to get a Blue dial RO in steel I don't think it could have found a better home in this 50th Anniversary year for AP.

Enjoy and look forward to seeing in the flesh soon

p.s. I'm fairly sure this might be the first new 15510ST Blue on a customer's wrist for 2022?
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Old 15 July 2022, 07:10 PM   #35
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Massive congrats! Wear it in good health!

Blue is subdued, yet amazing to look at! :)
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Old 15 July 2022, 08:31 PM   #36
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That looks great! Congrats


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Old 15 July 2022, 08:42 PM   #37
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Thanks everyone for the great comments - wearing again today and it really is stunning! The blue dial really pops in the sunshine

Sadly Gareth my photography skills are still horrendous - I took a few and showed them to Amanda and she said they looked terrible

These pictures are all her work!


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I'd say your photogrpahy skills (at home, not in AP House ) have improved dramatically Stephen

Must say again that it looks amazing and knowing the journey you've been on to get a Blue dial RO in steel I don't think it could have found a better home in this 50th Anniversary year for AP.

Enjoy and look forward to seeing in the flesh soon

p.s. I'm fairly sure this might be the first new 15510ST Blue on a customer's wrist for 2022?
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Old 15 July 2022, 09:31 PM   #38
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Old 16 July 2022, 12:23 AM   #39
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Incredible...the dial in the sun is stunning!

Congrats and enjoy
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Old 16 July 2022, 01:54 AM   #40
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Stunning!

Congrats sir and thank you for sharing the photos.
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Old 16 July 2022, 10:32 AM   #41
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Very, very nice.
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Old 16 July 2022, 11:47 AM   #42
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That’s one beautiful watch
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Old 16 July 2022, 05:25 PM   #43
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Old 16 July 2022, 07:53 PM   #44
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Big congrats, love the blue hue


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Old 16 July 2022, 09:02 PM   #45
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Very nice, congratulations 🎉🎉🎉
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Old 17 July 2022, 01:15 AM   #46
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Thanks everyone for the great comments - wearing again today and it really is stunning! The blue dial really pops in the sunshine

Sadly Gareth my photography skills are still horrendous - I took a few and showed them to Amanda and she said they looked terrible

These pictures are all her work!



Amanda has taken great pics here. Step it up Stephen
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Old 17 July 2022, 03:10 AM   #47
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Sadly Gareth my photography skills are still horrendous - I took a few and showed them to Amanda and she said they looked terrible

These pictures are all her work!


Congratulations!
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Old 17 July 2022, 07:52 AM   #48
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Well done Stephen! First to obtain and post on here if I'm not mistaken?
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Old 18 July 2022, 07:45 AM   #49
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Thanks again everyone.

After 3 days of wearing I can confirm it’s my favourite blue dial. Since I bought my first blue in 2005 (Omega Seamaster), that’s the colour dial I’ve always sought after. I’ve owned various blue’s including the skydweller, patek nautilus, VC overseas 4500, sub gold to name a few and this tops them all.

I’ve a soft spot for a chrono so maybe the new version of that, or the blue with rose gold bracelet May compete against this, but for now based on all the blue dials I’ve owned, this wins hands down. Very very happy :-)
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Old 18 July 2022, 09:53 AM   #50
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Old 18 July 2022, 01:18 PM   #51
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congrats! how long was the wait?
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Old 19 July 2022, 06:26 AM   #52
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FYI if anyone is interested, I’ve noticed how much lighter the new watch feels so I weighed them:

My 15500 weighs 168 grams
My 15510 weighs 154 grams
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Old 19 July 2022, 10:47 PM   #53
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Great looking piece, congrats!
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Old 20 July 2022, 01:08 AM   #54
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FYI if anyone is interested, I’ve noticed how much lighter the new watch feels so I weighed them:

My 15500 weighs 168 grams
My 15510 weighs 154 grams
I assume most of that is the new bracelet?
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Old 20 July 2022, 01:18 AM   #55
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I assume most of that is the new bracelet?
I don’t have any knowledge on the workings and weights of the watch itself, so I’d guess it was all (or nearly all) the bracelet. Side by side you can really notice the difference how smaller/more tapered it looks.
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Old 20 July 2022, 01:23 AM   #56
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Old 25 July 2022, 05:10 PM   #57
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Coming up to two weeks soon and it’s still a big wow from me

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Can honestly say that both dials are fantastic and each have their own merits

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Thanks everyone!

A couple of pictures of the 15500 and 15510 side by side for comparison. The 15510 doesn’t have the ‘AP’ on the dial, instead the markers are slightly longer.

Also how the the watches differ under sunlight - quite stunning really.






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Old 4 August 2022, 03:52 AM   #58
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I haven’t just jumped on the blue dial craze (nautilus, jumbo, blue sky, blue VC etc etc)Ever since I’ve been into watches, it’s always been about blue dials for me. From my first major purchase of a blue Omega Seamaster in Belize nearly 20 years ago, to this gorgeous blue 15510.

We had half a dozen friends round this weekend and I was asked about cars - I said I’d rather buy watches than cars and it led on to me showing them these two. None of these people are into watches, nor know anything about watches. Every one of them preferred the silver dial. I explained the enigma in the watch world that blue seems to rule the roost, but no, it was the silver dial.

So whose right and whose wrong eh

P.S. my wife also prefers the silver dial - I may have to trade her in :-)


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Old 4 August 2022, 04:33 AM   #59
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I do like blue watches too and love the blue SkyDweller you had before but all things equal I would go silver. With a dial like that the colour plays with the light more but we all have our preferences.

To have both is unreal and very lucky indeed.
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Old 4 August 2022, 04:36 AM   #60
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I learnt a long time ago to not ask non-watch folks what they think Stephen…..always bound to a) get an odd answer and b) utter disbelief when you tell them what the watch costs

Buy more AP’s and keep Amanda as you need her photography skills
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