A few 9s

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A few 9s

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Warning - I have no photographic skill. Those of an artistic nature please do not proceed

This is my little collection of C9s. We have a C9 a C9 FLE, a C9 GMT and a C90.
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A few pics of the case backs
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All in all I really like them all. If I could change anything it would be the lug width to 22mm. With a 20mm strap It makes the case seem a lot bigger than it is. And the C90s wonky digits. The GMT is going back to be repaired as the movement has died, so the pictures were taken before it left. The C90 I am pretty sure now is heading back to. Real pity as I do love it but can't live with it (maybe I should marry it).


Oh and a prize of a thumbs up smiley for anyone that can guess the film by the props used
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sexy :clap:
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Whisky Galore? :D

Interesting pics! 8)
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You don't need artistic skills to post interesting pictures. :D

I see you have gone for the black theme. The one that stands out is the FLE as it is so easy to see at a glance what the time is. I sent my C90 back.

So what is your favourite and what are the pros and cons of them?
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I like them all. The FLE first for it's look and ease of reading, hand winding and limited run. The C9 as it is a great value dress/ every day watch. The look of the GMT (not worn it so can't compare it too much) and the C90 for it's balls (sorry couldn't think of another word to describe it).

The case could probably be better being a mm smaller and as said wider lugs. I love the brushed size and nice to see decorated movements in them. why not Black date wheels with black dials???

I do like the black look but would of gone for the C9 in silver but think the hands need to contrast a bit more. Would love to see it with blued hands and a COSC movement to realy honour Harrison.

all in all I think the fle is the best of the lot (if the C90 was made better would be that)
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Whisky Galore? :D
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The C9s are real beauts even with a little faulty detailing on the C90. I might need to find room for another C9 in my collection some day.
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I do like the black look but would of gone for the C9 in silver but think the hands need to contrast a bit more. Would love to see it with blued hands and a COSC movement to realy honour Harrison.
Me too and a big date maybe?

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aaarrrgghhh...too much flash...my eyes, my eyes!!! :lol:

seriously though, nice collection. It is such a pity about the poor finishing of the C90, is it just me or do the numerals looks as if they could be designed to hold tritium tubes much like certain Ball models??
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highway62 wrote:aaarrrgghhh...too much flash...my eyes, my eyes!!! :lol:
Unfortunatley there was a real lack of natural light :oops:
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just teasing!! :D
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highway62 wrote:just teasing!! :D
No worries :D

I actually had to use a spot lamp as the house lihgts are horrid energy saving ones so everything had a yellow tinge and the spot was a bit too bright.

and yes tubes on the numerals would be pretty fine
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urgh, energy saving bulbs, bloody nightmare. Must be a way to make them shine like good old fashioned bulbs!! :problem:
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I love the collection. Nice toolbox too. 8)
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...and the film?
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