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View Poll Results: Which peacock would you pick?
The original SBGJ 227 with the greenish dial 39 63.93%
The blue peacock 22 36.07%
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Old 26 May 2020, 08:52 AM   #1
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Which “peacock” is the better one?

As the title says, which “peacock” would you go for and why? The original or the blue peacock?

I want to add a hi-beat and read great reviews about that movement!

I love both dials equally!
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Old 26 May 2020, 08:58 AM   #2
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Both are stunning but the 235 is just a bit more appealing to me
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Old 26 May 2020, 09:01 AM   #3
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I had both. Still have the original. Both are great , you can’t go wrong. The blue dial dial is nice but I wasn’t a fan of the Calamine lotion color of the GMT hand.



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Old 26 May 2020, 09:36 AM   #4
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Had both... But the blue isn't really peacock. The dial pattern is Iwate. There's really one true peacock.
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Old 26 May 2020, 09:37 AM   #5
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The blue dial dial is nice but I wasn’t a fan of the Calamine lotion color of the GMT hand.
My grandmother used to cover me in that stuff. I was shipped home speckled in it. That and Mercurochrome. I looked like a lab experiment.
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Old 26 May 2020, 10:08 AM   #6
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Old 26 May 2020, 10:14 AM   #7
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Peacock color is more greenish. There can only be one :)
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Old 26 May 2020, 10:56 AM   #8
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Both nice but have to agree with the first greener one..

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Old 26 May 2020, 05:13 PM   #9
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I chose and would still choose the blue. Also called Iwate.
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Old 27 May 2020, 05:08 AM   #10
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235 blue for me , love mine
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Old 27 May 2020, 11:46 AM   #11
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I prefer the SBGJ227 for its dial pattern and since it is the original peacock. Agree with posters above; SBGJ235 is lovely but it's not the 'peacock'.
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Old 27 May 2020, 09:50 PM   #12
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I prefer the blue dial.
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Old 27 May 2020, 10:36 PM   #13
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Green one. I love blue dial watches, but that green is a bit more unique in my opinion. Especially since it looks like it does not have a really emerald type green, but a slightly more subdued green that isn’t too far from blue it just works.

Additionally as someone mentioned the calamine lotion hand really detracts from the blue. Wouldn’t have noticed that much until someone said it. Now I can’t unsee it.
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Old 28 May 2020, 12:51 AM   #14
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I like 227 more. The dial is unusual.
The 235 dial is closer to something you can find with some other brands
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Old 28 May 2020, 03:30 AM   #15
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Definitely the original reference.
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Old 6 June 2020, 02:40 AM   #16
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Has anyone heard of discount on the new peacock from the ADs?
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Old 6 June 2020, 05:54 AM   #17
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Has anyone heard of discount on the new peacock from the ADs?
It's a boutique exclusive, so I have not heard of discounting on that one.
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Old 6 June 2020, 08:49 AM   #18
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I had the SBGJ227 Peacock and was able to see the SBGJ235 in the Tokyo/Ginza boutique. I personally think the SBGJ227 is more unique and nicer looking.

One thing to consider with the SBGJ high beat GMTs is they are very thick and in my opinion not well proportioned. At 46mm lug to lug and about 15mm thick, it's a smaller watch that wears very tall. This was the primary reason I sold mine.
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Iwate for me. Never loved the hammered look of the peacock but love the green iwate launched to celebrate the NYC boutique. Blue brought in the new GS branding and a nice overall package.
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As the title says, which “peacock” would you go for and why? The original or the blue peacock?

I want to add a hi-beat and read great reviews about that movement!

I love both dials equally!

Both are nice but I prefer the blue


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Old 17 June 2020, 10:44 PM   #21
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Both are nice but I prefer the blue







Glad to see you still have the 235, Ben... has your opinion of it changed over time ? Still like it as much as when you first posted about it (your pics were what drew me to it initially btw)? Has the thickness bothered you at all?
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