Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

Discuss Christopher Ward watches

If not Christopher Ward then by what name should the company, the brand and the watches be known?

Poll ended at Sat May 21, 2022 8:30 pm

TWIN FLAGS
7
13%
TWIN CROSSES
0
No votes
LEFTY AND RIGHTY
0
No votes
FLAGGY McFLAGFACE
20
37%
CHRIS WARD
0
No votes
CHRISTOPHER WARD
14
26%
OH IT'S THAT ENGLISH/SWISS BRAND, YOU KNOW THE ONE.....
1
2%
THE WATCH FORMERLY KNOWN BY A MAN'S NAME NOT DANIEL, RICHARD, PHILIPPE,
0
No votes
FRANKLY MY DEAR I DON'T GIVE A DANG
0
No votes
LOUPE
1
2%
CHRISTOPHER WARD, LONDON
4
7%
IT'S HIDDEN ON THE ROTOR, LET ME SHOW YOU
1
2%
TAKE IT EASY BRO, IT'S ONLY A WATCH
6
11%
 
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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Why not just 'Ward' ? Would be easy to fit on a dial and takes a step away from Chris, not sure the twin flags cut it on their own in a brand based market place.

Then when they bring out in-house chronometer master pieces they can call them 'TimeWard' :-)
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JAFO wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 3:20 pm
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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tikkathree wrote: Sat Apr 23, 2022 6:51 am
JAFO wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 3:20 pm
tikkathree wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 1:38 pm

Every day being a learning day I just googled that......... and got a lot of canine veterinary advice :headbash: Tried it with i replacing the 1: ssame stuff about faecal matter.
It's a sort of in joke. Do you need assistance or are you not really bothered?
Well I remain curious but only slightly so. Probably the moment will pass 8) 8)
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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Seriously though... ellis & france is a good name.
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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I am surprised the "C" model nomenclature didn't go with Chris' departure, if I'm honest. I assumed the C stood for Chris, and the W models (if anyone remembers them!) were Wera?
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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ctafield wrote: Sat Apr 23, 2022 5:00 pm I am surprised the "C" model nomenclature didn't go with Chris' departure, if I'm honest. I assumed the C stood for Chris, and the W models (if anyone remembers them!) were Wera?
Your recollection of the C and W nomenclature is correct. :thumbup: :thumbup:

As for the 'C' being dropped? I see no reason for it to be so.

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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia »

^^^^ They certainly used C and W. However, the idea of it referencing Chris and Wera is a bit of an urban myth as I heard it.

With the initial designs they numbered the cases and gave them the abbreviation C. C1, which eventually became the Russell, was simply the first case. C5, which became the Malvern, was the fifth case. The W was added as an abbreviation when they started to develop smaller cases for the women’s watches.
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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^^^^You are correct Steve.

Despite the urban myth that persists, C simply stood for case and W for woman's cases.
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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JAFO wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 1:08 pm
missF wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 10:14 pm Where’s ‘the artist formerly known as CW’?? :D
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Re: Christopher Ward about to rebrand as......

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And this year’s Wilkinson Sword Prize for rapier wit goes to…??? :D
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