Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison
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    Picture Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Just got the new 670SE Albatross... It's great, although personally I wish it was a more exact re-issue of the 470 (smaller proportions, green dial paint, arrow hands, no date, unsigned crown, and hand-wind only). But the fact that it has an antimagnetic shield is pretty cool. And I like the 20mm lug width. Here are some pics of the two side by side for comparison:

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    (the 670 still has the stickers on it)
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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Thanks for sharing, I have been patiently waiting for more reviews and pictures of the 670 case. Hoping the dateless dude is released soon with the orca case back. When this happens, do I dare say, my Vostok collecting may be complete!

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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Yes I agree the dial would look better in green, but regarding the thickness and enlarged dimensions it has been done truthfully to the original.

    I would also like to see a SS reissue of that bezel with a 40 mm diameter, the 38mm stock one is too tiny for the case.

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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    I agree with Cuthbert about the bezel, it seems quite small after I've become accustomed to the original. I like the case a lot - it keeps to the original spirit while modernizing the size.

    I can't wait to start seeing these with the bigger Vostok and custom bezels put on.

    Thanks Slucn for the great pics!

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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Quote Originally Posted by rothko View Post
    I agree with Cuthbert about the bezel, it seems quite small after I've become accustomed to the original. I like the case a lot - it keeps to the original spirit while modernizing the size.

    I can't wait to start seeing these with the bigger Vostok and custom bezels put on.

    Thanks Slucn for the great pics!
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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Quote Originally Posted by Ptolomeo74 View Post
    Here you have mine

    The larger bezel looks good on this new case.

    I like the proportions of the new case; the 20mm lug size is perfect and prevents the case from mimicking the 100 case.

    Cuthbert is correct: this new case is an excellent modern version of the vintage case.

    I like the paddle hands for this model. The arrow hands may be true to the original, but most modern Amphibia have Arrow hands. Perhaps a new design for Arrow hands are necessary ?
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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Yes big arrow hands would be welcome.

    I would also move the date at 4 h 30 min.

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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    Quote Originally Posted by cuthbert View Post
    Yes big arrow hands would be welcome.

    I would also move the date at 4 h 30 min.

    Yes, I agree.

    If the date were moved to 4 h 30 min., then the 'Sniper' design would remain intact by allowing a long marker to be placed at 3 h.

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    Re: Amphibia 670SE vs. 470 comparison

    That at bigger bezel looks mint! Anyone know when the scuba 670 will be released?

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