I don’t need a Dartmouth, right?

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I don’t need a Dartmouth, right?

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There’s a good deal on a Preowned Dartmouth on eBay. Probably asking the wrong group of people, but it won’t get enough use if I have it in rotation with the Aquitaine, right? Right?? I don’t need this watch??
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Re: I don’t need a Dartmouth, right?

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Well, of course, I like mine..you know what?..when you're not wearing it, you could prop it up next to your computer screen or somewhere on a desk that you frequent..that way, you could enjoy its' looks at will..just a thought..
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Re: I don’t need a Dartmouth, right?

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The Dartmouth specs are right, the C65 case is right, and the CW build is right. For me, though, the dial feels too dense with markers. I have other preferences. The Dartmouth is a great watch for all other aspects. If it’s within your grasp and it checks all the boxes for you, go for it.
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Do you need a Dartmouth?

Do you?

I don’t know. Only you can decide. Are these pics putting you off…
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Post by Amor Vincit Omnia »

Right.

If you say so. Or is your post a subtle ( :lol: ) way of saying that you expect us to persuade you otherwise?

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You've already got one watch that makes you question whether your drink has been spiked or you are dreaming of being inside a Dali painting* so no, you definitely don't need a Dartmouth. Why not consider something completely different like a C8 or C11?


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The solution is simple. Wear the Aquitaine on the left and the Dartmouth on the right. That way, neither will get jealous and no need to worry about rotation. Bonus that you dont need remember which arm to raise to tell the time.
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Sigh-I had the same struggle. However, I love green, so I picked up the sea grass Aquitaine. The difference in color and the deep story behind that piece makes it quite easier to keep in the rotation.
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The_Ward_Enthusiast wrote: Mon Jun 20, 2022 1:24 am Sigh-I had the same struggle. However, I love green, so I picked up the sea grass Aquitaine. The difference in color and the deep story behind that piece makes it quite easier to keep in the rotation.
Do you have any pictures of your green Aquitaine? I’m leaning towards wanting a green watch instead of a very similar blue watch
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Well... Dartmouth is the best looking CW watch in my opinion. Just take it... I believe you'll wearing it enough. :)
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I’m not sure about need, but you definitely want it and deserve it. Go for it!

Plus, with a larger collection, each watch gets worn less frequently, which will extend their life expectancy. It’s really a win-win.
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I utterly love mine.
Saying that though, it is a bit unique with (I believe) a prototype dial that was mistakenly added when it was built. This means it has only one twin in the entire world because all others were returned for a swap to a standard bezel.
A lot of the enjoyment I get from wearing it is because I know it is so rare. However, it is also incredibly practical - hand wind on the go (no screw down crown here), a very easy to read dial, amazing COSC accuracy and, swap a strap or bracelet, and it can cope with anything short of a black tie dinner.
I think it will compliment an Aquatine very nicely. Get it. Try it, flip it if you don’t like it. Buying pre-loved means you’d almost certainly loose almost nothing.
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One of CW's finest, of course you do !
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Jcalder68 wrote: Mon Jun 20, 2022 7:11 pm I utterly love mine.
Saying that though, it is a bit unique with (I believe) a prototype dial that was mistakenly added when it was built. This means it has only one twin in the entire world because all others were returned for a swap to a standard bezel.
A lot of the enjoyment I get from wearing it is because I know it is so rare. However, it is also incredibly practical - hand wind on the go (no screw down crown here), a very easy to read dial, amazing COSC accuracy and, swap a strap or bracelet, and it can cope with anything short of a black tie dinner.
I think it will compliment an Aquatine very nicely. Get it. Try it, flip it if you don’t like it. Buying pre-loved means you’d almost certainly loose almost nothing.
Keep well,
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This post and the other photos in the thread convinced me to do it!

And then I went to eBay and someone had already bought it. So I’m buying a Longines Conquest instead with the same “flip if you don’t like” principle in mind.
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Late to the party, but you could start a college fund instead instead of purchasing another watch :shock:
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