Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Curious to hear speculation as to when CW may be releasing the Mk4 series of the C60 divers. Any discussion of potential changes from the Mk3 version would also be welcome. :-k

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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Mark 1: 2009-2015 = 6 years

Mark 2: 2015-2019 = 4 years

Mark 3: 2019-? = ?

Anyone's guess of course, but the Mark 3 has been extremely popular, so I would not be inclined to expect any significant changes in the near future.

And yes, it's a perfectly valid subject as far as I can see.
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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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I think they should stick with the 3 as their signature case style. Established brands, which CW wants to be do not constantly trot out completely new cases routinely. What I would like to see is the bracelet upgraded to match. I think a bevel on the outside of the links with polish like the Monta would go a long way in giving it a more upscale feel as well as harmony with the case design. I'd upload a picture but Tapatalk hates me.

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Everything we’ve heard from the company is that the C60 Mk3 has been a huge success, so even ignoring the fact that it is relatively new, I’d be surprised if they changed a winning formula.

I could imagine that there may be some tweaks perhaps in terms of dial layout or finishing (🤞), but nothing that would justify a full figure version increment.
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I know that I've said this before, but I do think that one of the things the brand now needs to aim for is model longevity.
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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:50 pm Mark 1: 2009-2015 = 6 years

Mark 2: 2015-2019 = 4 years

Mark 3: 2019-2021 = 2 years

Anyone's guess of course, but the Mark 3 has been extremely popular, so I would not be inclined to expect any significant changes in the near future.

And yes, it's a perfectly valid subject as far as I can see.
. . . . .except, Steve, on the basis of a purely mathematical progression, the time is now.

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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 6:38 pm
. . . . .except, Steve, on the basis of a purely mathematical progression, the time is now.

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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Maybe small tweaks like polishing the sides of the links on the bracelet (but not the center links! :thumbdown: ) and new color options on the ceramic bezels. Also adding half links to the bracelet.
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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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My guesses are these: applied/visible flags logo at 12 o'clock, half links for the bracelet and screws instead of pins. And a new colorway or two.

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Green ceramic bezel and wave sapphire dial would be awesome.

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts, and some excellent suggestions for continued refinement of an exceptional line of dive watches! :clap:
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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Purely a guess, but I'd say 2025 for a Mk release. Since the C60 is their best selling model, the CW 20th Anniversary seems like an obvious opportunity to release a new C60 (with the requisite 20th Anniversary LE).
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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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What I’m totally ready to see is some C60 mk3 specials!

I’m thinking SH21 movements, some racy colour ways and maybe a fixed bezel sporty one.

Oh also a slightly less expensive titanium version would be nice too with SW200 and 600m WR to keep it affordable for the masses.

Given the development costs and the almost unanimous praise for the mk3 I’d say were some years off a totally new model.

Maybe a mk3.5 like they did with the mk2, but no mk4.
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Re: Speculation on C60 Mk4 release

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Agree that it's too soon for a Mk4.

How about a Mk3 batch (not black dial) with the logo at 12 o'clock to see how well they sell.

OR a white dial with black edged hands (and logo at 12).
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^^^Are you SURE the logo at 12 is a good idea? :wink:
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