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New arrival: Beijing Classic L

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Picked this up second hand on another board the other day and it arrived today. I get now why people call out Beijing watches as such value for money. This one has a classic design (textured white dial, blued hands, Roman numerals) with some quirky touches (off centred small seconds and fat, bulging lugs) that combine to make a fun watch that I think will look good on leather with a suit and on a Nato with jeans. 
The croc pattern strap it came on is too big for me so I have it on a perlon while I wait for the replacement Rios Miami I've ordered to arrive. 
Quick stats:
38.5mm case with 18mm lugs, sappgire crystal, handwinding and hacking auto movement.

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Lovely watch!  Hopefully, your venture into Chinese watches will be more successful than mine was! :laugh: 

The detail on the dial is very impressive, and I like the understated aesthetic very much.

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That's nice.

I'm getting into Chinese watches now.

Although many are still homages, or draw considerable influence from others, the really are getting very impressive indeed.

I've never had a dud either. They've always been pretty good quality and the timekeeping as good (if not better) than other mech watches I own.

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That is a very nice watch, and the slightly offset second hand and dial just adds to the quirkiness. great catch... Enjoy:thumbsup:

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Very elegant watch, A connoisseur of the classic dress style can't find even one week spot.

In addition, to avoid the cliché, the side seconds hand gives an attractive and interesting look.

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Regards, Miro.

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I have a few chinese watches  over the years and have yet to hve a duff one      H

Then allow me to advise you to steer clear of the 'Minorva' brand if you want to keep your streak intact ... :taz:

Never had that make ,tha ks for your advicei will remember that make in the future           H

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Thanks guys, some of my first watches were Chinese (Seagulls and Alphas) and it's good to have one again. 

@ OP,

 

Do you know which movement it has?

It's the Beijing SB1205B I think 

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