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Exotic (racing) dials (chronographs)

  1. mzzleather Sep 26, 2022

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    Lucien Piccard
     
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  2. Risto Sep 27, 2022

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    Thanks, but this has very different aesthetic. Racing chronograph should exhibit racing flag thematic and rather cleaner design.
     
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  3. Father Time Oct 9, 2022

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    @ngo516 ... do you own this fine piece?

    Here's one of my Heuer's...

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    Measures down to 1/100th of a second, was the 100th year anniversary for the Mikrograph, limited to 100 pieces. You have to have this thing next to your ear to really appreciate that big swinging chrono hand sweeping around the dial at 1 revolution per second!

    The box is pretty awesome, as well (weighs 7 pounds, made from wood and metal!)! It features the desk mount and also the dash mounting plate to be mounted in your care for timing rallies, etc. The head is modular (removeable) and mounts to the strap, etc.
     
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  4. Risto Oct 10, 2022

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    When I meant "exotic" racing dial...

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  5. bananapeanut Oct 10, 2022

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    Cool watch
     
  6. machamp6650 Nov 7, 2022

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  7. Syrte MWR Tech Support Dept Nov 7, 2022

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    This does not match the description or the patterns above but for me this is the ultimate exotic dial.
    I only wish some micro brand could make something equally colorful and beautiful at a price I could afford. Photo credit Matthew Bain.
     
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  8. rendo Nov 7, 2022

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    Not a checked flag, but I have a carbon-fiber dial on my 3552.59:
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  9. Mcb87 Nov 8, 2022

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    Idk if my racing exotic enough but here it is:)

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  10. w@tcher Nov 8, 2022

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    Mine as well...

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  11. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' Nov 8, 2022

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    :rolleyes:

    There is a reason why there are so few photos of exotic (racing) dials …it’s because there are very few!

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    One is a sheep in wolfs clothing, and the other is a super rare beast … but both fit the subject of this thread.
     
  12. rob#1 Nov 9, 2022

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    I love the look of the racetrack dial chronographs - I saw something similar to this one yonks ago and have been keeping an eye out since…
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  13. rob#1 Nov 9, 2022

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    But this is my current fave

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  14. styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Nov 9, 2022

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    If that model and dial qualifies then this one is sort of a natural on topic watch:

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    And "checkered" pattern on dial - I cannot see anyone mention the Flightmaster yet:

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  15. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' Dec 7, 2022

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  16. Syrte MWR Tech Support Dept Dec 7, 2022

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  17. Risto Dec 7, 2022

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  18. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' Dec 8, 2022

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    As Risto said : newly released. Available only for a 72h window on an order basis (thereafter no more made) and costing about 400euro. 36mm (12mm thick) so should look fabulous on your wrist, if you can stomache a mecaquartz movement…
     
  19. Syrte MWR Tech Support Dept Dec 8, 2022

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    Oh wow, how unbelievably tempting- but is the dial really gray? It looked blue to me.
     
  20. eugeneandresson 'I used a hammer, a chisel, and my fingers' Dec 8, 2022

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    Poetic license :rolleyes: