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  1. Kommis Vintage Omega Connoisseur Dec 21, 2012

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    New arrival today. What do you think about this?

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  2. Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Dec 21, 2012

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    Very nice Kommis. So do you own one without the X?
     
  3. Kommis Vintage Omega Connoisseur Dec 21, 2012

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    Nope
     
  4. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Dec 21, 2012

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    I like. Will contribute some X-less 28800's later today.
     
  5. ulackfocus Dec 21, 2012

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    What's the significance of x or no x?
     
  6. Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Dec 21, 2012

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    There is a large gasket between the glass and the case that "breathes", meaning that as much water pressure increases the case is compressed, increasing the water resistance. Thus the name Respirator. This is only for dials without the X. Dials marked with X do not have this feature. Hope I am explaining it correctly.
     
  7. LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Dec 21, 2012

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    Yes, that's it in a nutshell. The introduction of some different case shapes made it difficult to duplicate the pressure seal feature for all of them, but Zenith carried the model name over anyway for use on pretty much all of their square (or rectangular) watches.
     
  8. dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Dec 30, 2012

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    What ever happened to those other Respirators? :O
     
  9. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Dec 30, 2012

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