I always wanted a Vega

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I always wanted a Vega

Post by JAS1125 » January 28th 2021, 1:01pm

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Nah, not that rust plagued bucket, this one!

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Orient Tri-Star Vega, RA-AB0F08E19A....A throwback to the original Tri-Stars

Specs:
https://www.orientwatchusa.com/collecti ... ab0f08e19a

MOVEMENT: F4902 Caliber Automatic Movement
POWER RESERVE: Approximately 40 hours
FEATURES: Day, Date
CRYSTAL: Mineral
DIAL COLOR: Green
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless Steel
CASE DIAMETER: 39 mm without crown
LUG-TO-LUG LENGTH: 44.5 mm
CASE THICKNESS: 11.2 mm
WATER RESISTANCE: 30 m
CROWN:Push / Pull
BEZEL MATERIAL: Stainless Steel
LUG WIDTH:20 mm

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It came with the rattlie sub standard bracelet, which I swapped out for the leather today

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Really like the deep green sunburst dial, a color that I don't normally go to

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More info on the real Vega, with a Mad Men tie it

https://blog.consumerguide.com/mad-mens ... olet-vega/
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Re: I always wanted a Vega

Post by Watch Noob » January 28th 2021, 1:10pm

Very cool looking Vega, congrats. I'm not big on green dials either but when they are a deep green like this one and you can see the sunburst effect, they rock :Thumbsup:
When will Orient fix their POS bracelets? I remember losing a pin on like Day 2 of wearing my Sat diver when I first bought it, I immediately changed out the bracelet and put the Orient in storage heaven.

The rust bucket Vega was just a step ahead of the Gremlin.
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Re: I always wanted a Vega

Post by JAS1125 » January 28th 2021, 1:24pm

Watch Noob wrote:
January 28th 2021, 1:10pm
Very cool looking Vega, congrats. I'm not big on green dials either but when they are a deep green like this one and you can see the sunburst effect, they rock :Thumbsup:
When will Orient fix their POS bracelets? I remember losing a pin on like Day 2 of wearing my Sat diver when I first bought it, I immediately changed out the bracelet and put the Orient in storage heaven.

The rust bucket Vega was just a step ahead of the Gremlin.
Thanks Noob...this is the same as the original Tri-Star bracelet I believe, no push-pins or screws, no safety clasp, folded links, etc. Just like you would see on a lower end Seiko 5
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Re: I always wanted a Vega

Post by biglove » January 28th 2021, 7:45pm

The right dimensions, great price and a green dial to envy. A damned fine addition and the leather really dresses it up.
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