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    CWC latest.

    Just had this from CWC, thought it worth sharing.

    http://us11.campaign-archive1.com/?u...c&e=b4d900eb4b

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    Very nice

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    Oh that polished bi-compax chronograph is very nice. Thanks for the link.

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    Interesting link - thanks

    Not keen on the PVD diver but the chronos look good

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    I had an SBS diver bought for me in April ( still have it ) but had to take it back as the second hand was not hitting the marker bang on ( watch ocd ). Luckily for me I am in driving distance into London so had the advantage of picking out the best one as an exchange. Apart from that it's a fantastic watch, if you like that kind of thing.

    Just abit of advice, get them to check it before it's sent out to you.

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    I don't regret buying mine

    Managed to get it before the price hike & negotiated a discount with Silvermans.


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    Love mine. Until very recently I owned the classic original as well, but the re-issue is totally working for me these days...

    Myron


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    CWC have infomed me that you can now pre-order the SBS, for delivery in February


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    That cwc chrono re issue is a proper time reading instrument - it looks quality and of the period

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    How much were the reissues going for 5 or 10 years ago? Not impressed with the recent price hikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
    How much were the reissues going for 5 or 10 years ago? Not impressed with the recent price hikes.
    A lot less - I remember silvermans sending me the magazine order brochure for all they're stuff - I'm sure they weren't over £1000 more like £600


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    The cwc divers were £199


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    CWC latest.

    An yes I've just followed the link and seen the price hike YET AGAIN -the divers are £679 for quartz - are they taking the Michael ?

    I was on the cwc site the other day and as god as my witness they where not that much maybe for the auto version

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    Yep auto diver in my Silverman brochure auto non date £350


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    Yesterday the RN auto watch was £649. Today it's £899. Likewise, the quartz version was £449 and now £679. They jacked the prices up last year. Ridiculous.

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    I knew it had changed in the last day or two - it is beyond incredible


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    Disgusted frankly


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    Quote Originally Posted by bond View Post
    Disgusted frankly


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    Much as I love their watches, I have to agree.

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    CWC latest.

    I loved my navy diver quartz but could never outlay what they are asking now for it just on some perverse principle that I will always know the original price I paid -


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    Quote Originally Posted by seabiscuit View Post
    Likewise, the quartz version was £449 and now £679. They jacked the prices up last year. Ridiculous.
    Much as I like my 2 or 3 year old quartz RN, and leaving the rate of increase aside (presumably they think most buyers are new, one-off visitors who are not aware of previous pricing), £679 is bound to reduce sales. I wouldn’t pay that for the quartz now. It’s good, but I think of it as a £300 watch. Standard sapphire and better bezel account for some of the increase of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
    How much were the reissues going for 5 or 10 years ago? Not impressed with the recent price hikes.
    I bought my 1970's Remake Chrono for £770 shipped to the USA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myron View Post
    I bought my 1970's Remake Chrono for £770 shipped to the USA.
    And Silvermans have just jacked the price up from £1500 to £1750.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myron View Post
    I bought my 1970's Remake Chrono for £770 shipped to the USA.
    Quote Originally Posted by seabiscuit View Post
    And Silvermans have just jacked the price up from £1500 to £1750.
    That's outrageous, but I suspect that some people will pay it because of the military heritage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
    That's outrageous, but I suspect that some people will pay it because of the military heritage.
    There's only about 40 left. Theres no RN matt divers left either.

    CWC seem to be riding high on a wave of hipsters judging by their instagram feed. Honestly where else can you buy a 30 year old classic design proper military watch?

    Still their Marine Nationale strap is cheaper than EO and it's lovely.

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    Wonder if the military is having a similar price hike for no apparent reason, if so that's pretty disgusting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K300 View Post
    Wonder if the military is having a similar price hike for no apparent reason, if so that's pretty disgusting.
    I very much doubt it. They would vote with their feet and go elsewhere like they have done in the past with Seiko, Pulsar etc.

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    Got this today and its rather nice.

    http://www.cwcwatch.com/collections/...eid=b4d900eb4b

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    Quote Originally Posted by luckywatch View Post
    Got this today and its rather nice.

    http://www.cwcwatch.com/collections/...eid=b4d900eb4b
    It's a lovely strap. Supremely comfy:


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    That looks a cracker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luckywatch View Post
    Just had this from CWC, thought it worth sharing.

    http://us11.campaign-archive1.com/?u...c&e=b4d900eb4b

    I've had the email, looks tempting


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