36mm diver on the horizon?

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36mm diver on the horizon?

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Afternoon everyone, just received my first CW - after much deliberation chose the Sealander 36mm in black, just ahead of the white pro 300 38mm, Although I am tempted to get the pro 300 aswell. It made me wonder if there is any talk or rumour of CW doing a 36mm diver anytime soon since they have the case in production already?
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I've not heard anything about a 36mm dive watch from CW.

Having a 36mn Sealander, fixed bezel, case isn't actually of any use as you can't just switch bezels with a rotating Dive watch bezel.

A 36mm Trident Pro dive watch will need a new case entirely.

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Nov 07, 2022 8:39 pmHaving a 36mn Sealander, fixed bezel, case isn't actually of any use as you can't just switch bezels with a rotating Dive watch bezel.

A 36mm Trident Pro dive watch will need a new case entirely.
The C65 Trident Classic used a C60 case with a fixed bezel - not saying it's always the case but seems sometimes you can just swap them.

36mm is small for a diver though, by the time you add a chunky bezel there wont be much room for the dial :lol:
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The few 36mm divers I've seen have an almost unreadable dial, it ends up being tiny. Not sure it would be a good seller.
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Stokie974 wrote: Sun Nov 06, 2022 2:17 pm Afternoon everyone, just received my first CW - after much deliberation chose the Sealander 36mm in black, just ahead of the white pro 300 38mm, Although I am tempted to get the pro 300 aswell. It made me wonder if there is any talk or rumour of CW doing a 36mm diver anytime soon since they have the case in production already?
From the reviews and comments I've read, the Pro 300 38mm wears quite small already, or at least extremely true to size. I've read a couple of cases where the owners actually sent the 38mm back and upgraded to the 40mm version, despite having smaller wrists. I for one have smaller wrists (I know lug to lug is key here, but I dont usually like to go past 39mm, I've made one 40.5mm exception for a GS spring drive) and, although I love my Sealander 36mm, I would not go for a 36mm watch with a bezel, unless you get one of these watches with overhanging bezels. I've been tempted to get a Pro 300, and it was going to be 38mm (I have since decided to put my name down for a Pelagos 39).

I think I've seen an Oris 36mm with a bezel (I think it was 36mm). The dial was ridiculously small and didnt suit the type of watch it tried to be.
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Thanks everyone for your feedback, very much appreciated.
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Re: 36mm diver on the horizon?

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A swift follow up; . . . . . . .

I came across a perfectly legible, well proportioned, 36mm Diver watch at the weekend, whilst attending the WatchPro Salon exhibition in London on Saturday.

Its from a brand I know, having a watch or two of theirs, Marathon in the guise of their Medium Divers SAR (Search and Rescue).

Its available in Quartz or Automatic (Mechanical) versions and either Black or White dials.

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 11:13 pm I came across a perfectly legible, well proportioned, 36mm Diver watch at the weekend, whilst attending the WatchPro Salon exhibition in London on Saturday.
I'm struggling with the "well proportioned" bit, Guy. :eh:

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welshlad wrote: Mon Nov 14, 2022 11:49 pm
I'm struggling with the "well proportioned" bit, Guy. :eh:

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It's a perfectly scaled down version of the 46mm CSAR (Chronograph Search and Rescue), don't you think, Steve?

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^^^^ The external case might look like a scaled down version, but the rehaut on that 36mm version makes it look like you’re reading a clock at the bottom of a well.
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The words 'Marathon' and 'well proportioned' should never meet in the same sentence!
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