A Superman in the (Topographic) Ocean

I own two Yema Superman and the bronze is among the more dressier divers that I have in my collection. It's also a blast to wear.

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The Erika Original strap is a godsend and I used their straps many time to salvage watches from OEM unfortunate decisions. In the case of the Superman, the long and elegant lugs are also responsible for an ungainly gap and while the OEM NATO does the job, like most NATO straps it's bulky and uncomfortable and rather pointless.
 

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The Tricolor is also a nice reminder that although my life took me to some unexpected places, France is still the country where I was born and although I no longer miss it I still have a lot of sympathy for the country, its people and France amazing culture.

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And so I decided to wear it today while handling an LP record  (I steadfastly refuse to call them vinyl) that I bought as a teenager and I found some amusement in the thought that both mechanical watches and LP records are such outdated and practically irrelevant technologies that it's a miracle that anyone else beside me or a museum has any interest in them today.

The album is Topographic Oceans from Yes and it's very probable that while I was buying it someone else was buying an original Superman in a jewelry and watch shop nearby.

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I can't listen to that album all the way through anymore.  But I can listen to this side anytime:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJzzBUKTFQQ

I like that color combination. The red bezel is something.

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Unfortunately I have not had the pleasure of listening through Yes albums in a long time, but here's my fav:

https://youtu.be/quPoq2699Xo

That Yema is stunning!

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Aurelian

I can't listen to that album all the way through anymore.  But I can listen to this side anytime:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJzzBUKTFQQ

I like that color combination. The red bezel is something.

True. The red bezel is what set this watch apart. My other Superman is the green dial steel/bronze version and is much more utilitarian looking.

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nytime

Unfortunately I have not had the pleasure of listening through Yes albums in a long time, but here's my fav:

https://youtu.be/quPoq2699Xo

That Yema is stunning!

Thank you. It took me a long time to take the decision to buy it because I already own another Superman but with much efforts at rationalization and a bit of self deception I managed to convince myself that it is in fact a completely different watch. The EOL discount at Yema site also helped a lot.