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PREORDER : Brand Direct: RJM Bluebird by REC Watches

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PREORDER : Brand Direct: RJM Bluebird by REC Watches

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Post by pgcity » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:21 am

Link to pre-order is here https://www.recwatches.com/products/rjm-BLUEBIRD
Only 334 pieces to be made at USD 1295 per watch.

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TECHNICAL SPECS
DIMENSIONS
Diameter 41mm

(40mm without crown protector)

Height 10.9mm

Opening diameter 33mm

Weight 78g

FEATURES
3 Hands w. lume/ Date

Blue Sunburst dial w. luminous

Stainless steel case

Stainless steel bezel


2 years full warranty

3 ATM, 30 meters

MOVEMENT
Reference Miyota cal. 9015 movement with rotor decoration

Type Mechanical, self-winding

Frequency 28,800 VPH (4.0 hz)

Power reserve 42 hours

Jewels 24

MATERIALS
Case 316L Stainless steel

Top glass Sapphire Crystal with 3 layers of anti-reflective coating

Caseback glass Mineral Crystal

DIAL
The handcrafted and untreated aluminum dial is cut directly from the wings of the PT879 MK IX Spitfire aircraft. Every dial features the original marks and dents of its Spitfire aircraft donor. This also means that every dial is visibly unique.

STRAP
Strap Width 20 mm
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Re: PREORDER : Brand Direct: RJM Bluebird by REC Watches

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Post by qrocks » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:56 am

very interesting. thanks for posting.
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Re: PREORDER : Brand Direct: RJM Bluebird by REC Watches

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:00 am

Still hate the extended date window, but at least they found a way to incorporate it into the design.
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Re: PREORDER : Brand Direct: RJM Bluebird by REC Watches

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Post by watchpalooza » Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:07 am

At $1300, we are clearly still paying for WWII.
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Re: PREORDER : Brand Direct: RJM Bluebird by REC Watches

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:01 am

REC is offering a free extra strap for the first 100 to preorder the Bluebird.

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