CW Automatic diver?

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CW Automatic diver?

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I don't know how it is with you guys, but I really like divers, I own a Seiko SKX007, very cheap, very ugly, but it does the job extremely well! So I was very pleased when moments ago I heard the rumour that CW is planning to develop a Automatic diver with possibly a Valjouw calibre!! To me, that sounds very interesting!!!
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Would definitely digg that. A nice CWL diver watch, with an ETA 2824 or a valjoux, 300m water resistant, marcello c quality case and bracelet finish. Peregrine shape bracelet and case, different dial. A valjoux in a diver is not necessary, an ETA 2824 will do fine if you ask me. It also keeps the price lower. I would be willing to pay upto 500 euro for such a quality diver.
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Yummy.

Hans, Presidential, Oyster or Jubilee?

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Any more news about the diver?

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I'm very much looking forward it! :D

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Post by zach471 »

If the other thread is correct, CW is thinking about a hand would diver powered by the tried and true 6497. This alone would set it apart from many divers that I've seen. Seems like a strange application for the movement, but interesting nonetheless. I hope there's a huge piece of sapphire crystal on the back to get a gander of the movement.
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zach471 wrote:I hope there's a huge piece of sapphire crystal on the back to get a gander of the movement.
I really don't. Divers should have closed backs.
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Post by zach471 »

Tell that to Glashutte Original. That's one serious diver with one serious display back.
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zach471 wrote:Tell that to Glashutte Original. That's one serious diver with one serious display back.
GO doesn't make any divers...
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Post by zach471 »

Sure they do. It's called the Sport Evolution Panoramadatum.

It's as much a diver as a Rolex Submariner.
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Post by El Tiempo »

Nice watch. Anyone know what the round thing in the case is?
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Post by DavidM1 »

My guess is that it's a loupe to admire the movement. It would be a nice watch to own. :)
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Post by Warhol »

Hmm.. you're right! But they don't have that one on their site...

Still don't like the fact it has a glass back...
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Post by joerattz »

Warhol wrote:Still don't like the fact it has a glass back...
Why? Worried about the WR? I still say, if the movement is nice, don't hide it.
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joerattz wrote:
Warhol wrote:Still don't like the fact it has a glass back...
Why? Worried about the WR? I still say, if the movement is nice, don't hide it.
Because it don't fits to the image of a diver. Neither do I like diver chronographs: why should a diver have a chronograph if you can't use it under water?!
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Post by joerattz »

Warhol wrote:Neither do I like diver chronographs: why should a diver have a chronograph if you can't use it under water?!
I agree with you there. However, one could also say, why have a movement that allows manual winding if you can't wind it under water? :D