C3 or Seiko

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C3 or Seiko

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Is it worth spending £215 on a CWL C3SWT
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when you can get this Seiko for £100 less.
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well that's a question only you can answer, do you like the looks of the C3 a £100's worth more than the Seiko, cos you know the Seiko will be pretty much faultless at its pricepoint! :problem:
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Re: C3 or Seiko

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About the only thing I like better on the Seiko is the hands, so for me, I think the answer is yes.
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Re: C3 or Seiko

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The 2 layered dial and raised numbers give it a much more expensive look.

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:D , this is all a bit pointless though. Tyke will know his answer as soon as he looks at the watches , you can never persuade someone that one thing looks better than another thing. There is no objective material reason to spend the extra cash, so it's an aesthetic / emotional question.
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Re: C3 or Seiko

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I like both but for me the seiko is sportier and the C3 is classier so I could make a case for either. I will probably end up with a C3 because it's a 'want' not a need, but if I just needed one it would have been the Seiko
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Actually saw that Seiko in Ernest Jones in Chichester yesterday, it's a nice looking watch in the flesh, pity it's a quartz! :wink:
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For what it's worth, I prefer the layout of the subdials on the C3 and the fact that it looks less busy and crowded than the Seiko - a bit more stylish and elegant if that's what you want.
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Beater or Non Beater??
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Soon2BSoylent wrote:Beater or Non Beater??
good point! :thumbup:
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C3 for me. Used to have one just like the one you have put up and it was very classy, the tan strap looked great.
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Re: C3 or Seiko

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Maybe one day CWL will make an automatic C30, now that would be nice. :D

Seiko's make great beaters, was my choice for many years, until I caught the disease. :(
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course not all Seikos are 'beaters'

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Love that dial, highway! :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: C3 or Seiko

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highway62 wrote:course not all Seikos are 'beaters' :D
That is a stunner! A "Cocktail Time"?

This was my old Seiko beater (6139 8020)

EDIT: I forgot to add its was fully working and less than £100, 70's style - priceless.

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