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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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AliBar wrote:
Russ-Shettle wrote:Anyone know what movement that might be?
The Peseux 260 perchance :).... only made in small numbers.

http://ninanet.net/watches/others04/Mediums/mbeba.html
You found the site this came from? I was going to post it again. Some time ago I had posted it here. Great photography. This is where I first saw the Be Ba and the story behind it.
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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Actually, Russ, that Be-Ba is heading towards spot-on. :thumbup:

I've got my minimalist head on today, so:
No day, no date, no chrono, no painted bezels, no whirligigs, no power reserves, no moons, no GMT...

Just a nice 3-hander (sub or centre seconds), MANUAL wind, slim case, simple hands and dial, max 38mm. And the best possible movement for the price-point. And a crystal case-back, because the movement will be beautiful and decorated.

I've just bought one like that, but if CW comes up with something similar, I'll buy that too! 8)
Yes, it seems to support the saying: Less is More! :thumbup:
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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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footycrazy wrote:A CW version of the Longines master complication moonphase L2.673.4.51.6 for £1100 or less :thumbup:

http://www.thewatchsource.co.uk/item/Lo ... aign=GBase
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+2 for the master complication but not necessarily like the Longines
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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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Damn. :?

Damn, damn, DAMN...!

Seeing the blue version of the C60 2012 FLE on the new bracelet I'm now really rather taken with it - and very annoyed that I didn't consider getting one of these. D'ohh. :censored: :cry:


Ho hum.

Still, back on topic: I love the idea of the minimalist Be-Ba. That is just a beautiful looking watch. As an alternative, I'd love to see another tonneau cased CW but if they feel like upping the stakes in terms of complications, how about a CW take on the Patek Phillipe 5135 or the 5033...? Obviously, platinum is probably not going to be an option for the case (!). :twisted:
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A really classic style aviaton chrono. Something like the IWC Spitfire Chrono in Black!

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mickarthur wrote:
Jape wrote:
footycrazy wrote:A CW version of the Longines master complication moonphase L2.673.4.51.6 for £1100 or less :thumbup:

http://www.thewatchsource.co.uk/item/Lo ... aign=GBase
+1
+2 for the master complication but not necessarily like the Longines
Revision - I think I would prefer an Annual Calendar - Day, Month, Date
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What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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An Automatic Chronograph GMT on a leather strap with a Tachymeter 42mm-45mm with a white face and lume hands and markers.
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Actually, Russ, that Be-Ba is heading towards spot-on. :thumbup:

I've got my minimalist head on today, so:
No day, no date, no chrono, no painted bezels, no whirligigs, no power reserves, no moons, no GMT...

Just a nice 3-hander (sub or centre seconds), MANUAL wind, slim case, simple hands and dial, max 38mm. And the best possible movement for the price-point. And a crystal case-back, because the movement will be beautiful and decorated.

I've just bought one like that, but if CW comes up with something similar, I'll buy that too! 8)


*ahem* The Be-Ba looks a lot like the Nomos Zurich, except the latter is an automatic. :D
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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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How about something along the lines of a Fortis B42 cosmonaut. Black dial and rotating bezel, simple hand set, arabic numerals. Maybe day/date and all brushed stainless steel. Something to differentiate from Rolex/Omega diver styles.
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I'd really like the C60 GMT's bezel and colours on the non GMT watch. If they made that in the lovely coppery colour it would be in my watch box already.

I'd also like to see a 50 Fathoms style watch as I love the bezel on that watch.
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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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As I had been looking at some B&R watches at the weekend, I am quite taken with a silver or blue face version of the C11 (we already have the black face and the PVD versions).
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Re: What would be your dream Christopher Ward watch?

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For real?

I would like a C60 with an ETA 2892-2 movement but without the GMT. Don't need it, don't care about it and I don't want that that extra red arrow hand. However, I may purchase the GMT anyway only because it has the 2893 which is the same family of movements and I don't have a choice. I wish the C50 COSC had this movement instead of the 2824. It would be more, I know, but that's what I want for my money.
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I think the most obvious omission from the CW collection is a Patrol Commanders watch - something like the nite MX10 or Icon IC5/6. I would definitely like to see more use of GTLS rather than lume which fades to next to useless in minutes.
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A C5 with 20mm lugs. Job done.
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C600IPK but with different color hands and markers.... say red or blue or orange etc