Unsolicited Early Impressions of the Aquitaine from an Unknown Yank

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Congratulations, it's a great looking watch.
Good to hear you're pleased with it.

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Thanks for an excellent and detailed review. A pleasure to read.

As to the Unknown Yank, it’s another example of our wonderful divided language. I think almost any Brit would take that as you intended: an American they didn’t know well. I certainly did.
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I enjoyed reading your review and appreciated the pics. Thank you for taking the time to post
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Thanks for the pics and review. The blue looks great in your pics - better than CW’s shots.
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Thanks for the review, looks stunning and agree with others I am sure a quick email should get you the missing links. How strange to not include them. Enjoy!
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I did email the customer support folks for the missing links. I also thought it was weird, but I didn’t know if that’s just how things are here. Glad it isn’t.
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A good review of your new Aquitaine Jameson :clap: :thumbup:
I'm glad you are very happy with it, great photos too and the engraving is a nice touch for you to have added ;)
I had to look at your photos on my mobile as my work PC blocks Imgur images for some reason.
Enjoy it :)
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If there’s a better way to post photos I’ll do that. I thought posting to Imgur and using the URL was the preferred method.
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NationOfLaws wrote: Sat Jun 18, 2022 12:29 pm If there’s a better way to post photos I’ll do that. I thought posting to Imgur and using the URL was the preferred method.
Keep doing it the same way Jameson :thumbup:
It's purely a work setup thing on my end so certainty still the best way for you to post photos.
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Oh God. Just enjoy the watch.
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Having kind of a weird experience with CW customer service. I think there’s a misunderstanding that we can hopefully clear up. I added resizing after I’d paid, and although I’d offered to pay, CW added it for free as a goodwill gesture. As I mentioned earlier, I didn’t receive those links that were removed so I emailed CW and asked for them. They replied today and told me that the bracelet wasn’t actually resized so there are no links to send, but I can’t believe that’s true given that my resized Sealander bracelet is longer than the supposedly stock Aquitaine bracelet.
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So either the Aquitaine bracelets are small enough in stock size that a 7.25” wrist maxes it out, or something’s not quite right.

Anyway, I’m not frustrated yet or angry at all. I think we have a misunderstanding and I’m hopeful we can figure it out. Otherwise maybe I just buy a couple more links if they’ll sell them.
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From memory there should be three removeable links on each size so six in total.
Count how many there are on your Aquitaine.
Also there could be a half link each side now also so that's two half links as well extra,
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Two full-sized removable links on each side, one half-link on one side, two on the other.
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That could be correct so, I haven't received a very up to date CW bracelet in a while.