25.1.24 teaser

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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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I dont want one, but I think it looks great. The slightly different proportions (greater dial-furniture to dial ratio) looks more attractive than the 39mm version. Beefier somehow

It's an impressive watch :thumbup:
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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missF wrote:I dont want one, but I think it looks great. The slightly different proportions (greater dial-furniture to dial ratio) looks more attractive than the 39mm version. Beefier somehow

It's an impressive watch Image
An interesting contra opinion posted on the CWE Facebook Group a few minutes ago, Lindsey;-

"It's pretty, but being 36mm I think the applied flags are too big and the dial looks cramped if I'm honest the proportions of the 39 were perfect" :-k :-k

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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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I think they are fine looking watches, love the applied logo. It all comes down to whether 36mm is too small for your wrist or your eye. For me it is slightly too small for my tastes but no doubt it will sell well. And of course the 39mm is still available too.
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Not something that interests me.
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Thu Jan 25, 2024 9:50 am
missF wrote:I dont want one, but I think it looks great. The slightly different proportions (greater dial-furniture to dial ratio) looks more attractive than the 39mm version. Beefier somehow

It's an impressive watch Image
An interesting contra opinion posted on the CWE Facebook Group a few minutes ago, Lindsey;-

"It's pretty, but being 36mm I think the applied flags are too big and the dial looks cramped if I'm honest the proportions of the 39 were perfect" :-k :-k

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Well, everything I say on here is IMVHO. You others do you :lol: :thumbup:
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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Well, the credit card lives and breathes. 39mm guy smiles, tugs up his trouser loops and moves on.
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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Without seeing one in person it’s hard to gauge whether or not the dial will be cluttered or not, due to the small sizing. I was expecting a Trident Pro 300 GMT, that would’ve made good business sense on the back of Longines adding a GMT to their Hydroconquest line. I’m not sure these will be the rip roaring success they’d imagined them to be….. Time will tell of course.
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A good addition to the line up. But even I, as someone with a couple of 36mm sealanders think this may be a bit small with the bezel
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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36mm is too small with a 24hr bezel and GMT hand, like others have said cluttered. I wish Sealander collection has been 41 and 38.
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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As I've said before 36mm is not for me as it's too small (my 3hand 39mm Sealander is perfect) but good for CW that they've looked at it for those people that need/like the 36mm size.

The Sealander GMT is an excellent looking watch so hopefully this will be a great addition for CW and potential buyers, and the 39mm is still available if you want the bigger size.
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JamesH wrote: Thu Jan 25, 2024 10:25 am 36mm is too small with a 24hr bezel and GMT hand, like others have said cluttered. I wish Sealander collection has been 41 and 38.
i'm the same here, 41mm sealander in various colours would have me digging deep multiple times
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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Glad I didnt set an alarm for that "big reveal" :schlafen:
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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My copy of Loupe has just arrived, with this watch on the cover. In this age of omni-channel whatnot I’m still impressed that this has arrived on the day of the reveal. Not sure whether the well done should go to CW, RM, or both. Either way, I’m impressed.

The watch itself is not for me, but it looks really nice.
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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Mikkei4 wrote: Thu Jan 25, 2024 10:32 am As I've said before 36mm is not for me as it's too small (my 3hand 39mm Sealander is perfect) but good for CW that they've looked at it for those people that need/like the 36mm size.

The Sealander GMT is an excellent looking watch so hopefully this will be a great addition for CW and potential buyers, and the 39mm is still available if you want the bigger size.
I'm very much on the same page and love my 39 mm GMT. I tried smaller Sealanders on at CW Towers last year; whilst 36 mm might be OK for a modern dress watch, I find it a bit small for a tool/sports watch. Some, of course, will be delighted...

...and some would have preferred a bigger option. They need to keep lobbying and convince CW that larger watches are still on trend.
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Re: 25.1.24 teaser

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As someone who's owned the 39mm GMT and the 36mm 3-hander, I also think this will be far too cluttered. They are already good sizes for their respective designs.

I wasn't hoping for anything with this release, but half-expected to see it with more discreet 24-hr markings on the dial after the '36' teaser was sent out.

I hope it's a success, but am a bit discombobulated by this.
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