Guess what I found on Amazon?
A Starking Rooster Automatic watch. Should I get it?
Edit: Never mind, found it:
"STARKING Men Rooster Cock Self Winding Automatic Sapphire AM0242 Black Leather Waterproof Wrist Watch"
I'd likely never wear it, but still my mouse finger itches when I contemplate the words "Buy it now." If I were certain it had the 4Hz movement I'm so curious about, I might not be able to resist.
Edit again: Ali (where it's $8 or $9 more) says it's the 28800 HIGH BEATS MOVEMENT, so yeah, I may have to buy this.
Last edited by watchcrank; October 9th, 2018 at 06:13.
I'd be curious to see some natural lighting photos of this watch. The listing shows some heavily processed wrist shots that give some sense of the textures. Looks promising.
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It's a Chopard clone. I should have guessed. Oh well.
Not sure who contributed the correlation, but hat tip to the folk in the "A comprehensive list of Ali Express homages" thread for that info.
I know many don't have the same distaste for clones that I do, but isn't there something wrong when a Chinese company has to copy their Year of the Rooster watch from a foreign design?
The Chinese have an excellent style of their own, they probably just don't trust it enough to be the style that will sell well internationally.
They know for a fact European designs do...
I want a year of the chicken watch. I bought. Only 4 left.
My Starking Chicken watch arrived. No date. Which is good. The date on my other Starking seems to jump around. Maybe I shook it when the date was changing. Not going to bother returning a $44 watch as long as it works.
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