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An Invicta moonwatch eh?

I think I'm going to make a special "Ulackfocus Commemorative Deepsea Challenger" watch with a picture of James Cameron on one subdial, his submersible in another, and a big 5 in the third when the 5 year anniversary comes up in 2017.

Hey, why not? Since I watched some of his movies and have been on the ocean plenty of times I have just as much qualifications to make that watch as Invicta does to make an Apollo watch, right? Maybe I'll get the Franklin Mint to help me market them on informercials.
 

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Cut him some slack, ulack! :laugh:
It's actually a good looking watch- even for an Invicta. I'd prefer to think of it as an homage to The Apollo Program in general. The 40th anniversary of Apollo 17 was only 5 months ago (12/07/72) and by that time outer space was hardly the exclusive real estate of Omega.
 
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The 40th anniversary of Apollo 17 was only 5 months ago (12/07/72) and by that time outer space was hardly the exclusive real estate of Omega.
Actually, since 1969 the moon has been the official exclusive real estate of the Omega Speedmaster. If Breitling (Scott Carpenter 1965 orbital missions) or Rolex (the GMT 1675 was known to be a favorite personal watch of quite a few astronauts) did this I'd be okay. Strella and Seiko have a claim to space exploration also. However, from what I know there's no connection whatsoever with Invicta.

This is akin to Kia making a Indianapolis Pace Car. No affiliation, not even an iota? NO PROBLEM! :laugh::lol: Maybe Invicta could do a tribute to Guy and Rachel with a caseback engraving of a roast chicken and all the trimmings. Make the dial vegetable colors!
 

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You know I have to comment...I don't know where to start though...

I guess when I showed up a wile back I had done a lot of homework...No high end watches were in my stable at that time and I suspect a lot of folks who know me know I do'nt have any still.. well I bought Godzilla one...err I mean the wife.

Anyhow I realized then that I could step onto the scene but it had to be a RESPECTED watch... which at the time for me was Seiko and Citizen.

I still stand by their sub $200 offerings as great looking and functional watches. And G-Shocks too...although they are more limited in their aesthetics. It's why I too have a hard time being excited or even happy to see another Invicta... obviously their marketing ploy suckers in a lot of folks and maybe their outlandish style, size and claimed "retail" value, but I mean come on people...research research research.

Yes I bought one for my mother for a trip where she needed a watch and for the $50 or so dollars hey it got the job done, but an invicta moon watch? What for? To give the impression it's something more than a hysterical joke?

I guess I could just ignore the post, which is what I should have done..but I have to agree whole heartedly with Dennis on this and these postings of people. But in their real defense I imagine they are just ignorant and not stupid.

Yes I'll admit it...I've become a watch snob. But I still freaking love G-Shocks :T
 

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Welcome to the forum.

I'm not a fan of Invicta but it's not a bad looking watch to be honest. You do have a fairly wide 'spend range' as I see you also have a Milgauss.

What else do you have (pics obligatory!)
 

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Wow guys.. Do we have such a high level of animosity towards Invicta that we bash every member that has them, even when they bring in a pretty good looking one? :confused1: :confused1:

I think it's a great looking watch (now how it actually works may be a completely different story altogether, but it looks good). And it celebrates Apollo, which was an event for all mankind, not just the Marketing Machine of Omega. I for one am glad to see someone other than Omega paying tribute to the men & women of the NASA programs and their accomplishments during the Apollo program. And I think they did it well, the only mention of Apollo is on the back. From the wrist you'd never know it's anything different. I for one love the fact it's different, but only the wearer will know. Defines 'flying under the radar'. :thumbup1:

And based on my experiences with both brands, I'd be just as likely to buy another Invicta as I am to buy another Omega. Maybe even more so. At least with Invicta I know I'm not paying as much for horrible CS.. :sneaky2:
Nice looking watch carlosburitica, and welcome to Watch Talk Forums. Hope to see you around & posting often. :thumbup:
 

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Overall Im not an Invicta basher, I own a couple and have no strong complaints against them, and they wear quite well for me. That being said, I dont think this is an "honoring" situation, I believe it to be a marketing ploy. I wouldnt play golf with Wilson clubs if they were "honoring" Tiger Woods. I wouldnt ride a Schwinn bike that "honored" the Tour de France. Some things just dont mix well together, and I think thats what they have done here.
 

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I'm not bashing the member who owns the watch. He has a right to buy whatever he wants. However, this is just another blatant attempt to cash in by Invicta. Unfortunately these watches will sell. It's bordering on infringement Scott, and may very well be over the line.
 
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