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Special Edition CWL

Post by oberonfoto » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:57 am

I know there are a few Special Edition CWLs out there. The Submarine one, the 35th Engineer Regiment Limited Edition, the Harrier watch for the boys in Crab Fat Gray, Liverpool Pilots, sure I've seen a Royal Corps of Signals one as well, but what others?
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Kip » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:08 pm

Here is a list of the bespoke ones I have tracked. I am certain that this is in no way complete.

C3 Lossiemouth 14


C4 * RAF Benson
BEN28-78SBK
BEN28-78SBS

C4 * RAF Valley
VAL202-IPK
VAL202-SKK

C4 * RCAF
Z4IPK
Z4SKS
C4CF18 (Canada Hornets)

C4
C4 RAF-5AC RAF

C4
RAF-28 + 78

C4
Raf-47 RAF

C4 RAF 70

C4 * Battle of Britain
C4-BBMF-IPK
C4BBMF-IPK2
IPK3

C4 Royal Navy NAS
NAS-800

C4 * Royal Navy NAS
NAS-815 (IPK)

C4
NAS-845 Royal Navy NAS

C4
73AE-SKK Armoured Engineer 01-63
(Afghanistan)?

C5 * Battle of Britain
C5-BB70-AWK
C5-BB70-AWS
C5-BB70-AWT

C6 * RAF Valley
VAL22-IPK
VAL22-SKS
VAL202-IPK
VAL202-SKK

C60 * 9th/12th Royal Lancers
C60-BRFSKK
C60-BRFSKS

C60 * 35 Engineer Regiment
Army-35-SKS

C60
C60 Army-36 Army

C60
ARMY 216P Army

C60
ARMY 28 28th Engineers

C60
Army 299 Signal SQN

C60
2RRF Army

C60 * Trident Navy Sub

C60 Trident Pro 300
Submariner

C60 AAT Army


C7 * RAF Lossiemouth
C7LM14-SBS
C7LM14-SBK

C7 * RAF Coningsby
C7CON3F-SKK
C7CON3F-SKS

C7 * RAF Lyneham Base
C7LYNEHAM-SKK
C7LYNEHAM-SKS

C7 RAF
C7RAF2

C7 RAF Coningsby
C7RAF32

C7
C7RAF33 RAF Puma

C7
C7RAF99

C7
C7 RAF101 RAF101

C7
C7USAF USAF56

C7 USN-VP16
C7USN-VP16

C70 * RAF Ad Astra
C70RAFAASSK
C70RAFAASMK

C8 RAF Bomb Disposal


C10 Royal Engineers EOD Watch LMF & BD-75


W7 * Battle of Britain
W7BBMF-IPK
W7BBMF-IPK2
IPK3

C60 * Submariner Trident

??????? 1SQN
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by oberonfoto » Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:36 pm

Crumbs, there are a lot when you add up the numbers.
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by cincfleet » Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:55 pm

And mostly Crabfats with some Wafus thrown in lol, my favourite will always be the "Kissing Kippers" :lol: :thumbup:

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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Camulos » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:07 pm

Really stupid question here - what does the L in CWL stand for please?

For relevence, here's my CW ltd edition - the 'submariner' 300.

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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by nigelb001 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:11 pm

Camulos wrote:Really stupid question here - what does the L in CWL stand for please?
It stands for London, which is a slight stretch as their base in Maidenhead is 30 miles away.
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by ddav » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:12 pm

The dial used to say
Christopher Ward
LondonImage

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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Thermexman » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:19 pm

nigelb001 wrote:
Camulos wrote:Really stupid question here - what does the L in CWL stand for please?
It stands for London, which is a slight stretch as their base in Maidenhead is 30 miles away.
Didn’t they used to be in London and dropped it after they fled the capital?
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by downer » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:32 pm

^^ Think they've always been in the greater Maidenhead area. London was used on the dials in the early days - in the same way as Bremont use it - even though they are based in Henley.

If you look at a large-scale map, Maidenhead/Henley is virtually London anyway... :D
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Jape » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:57 pm

ddav wrote:The dial used to say
Christopher Ward
LondonImage

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Aaahhh, the good old (logo) days! :D

Still prefer that to the two that followed.
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Richard D » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:11 pm

nigelb001 wrote:
Camulos wrote:Really stupid question here - what does the L in CWL stand for please?
It stands for London, which is a slight stretch as their base in Maidenhead is 30 miles away.
Maidenhead will be a suburb of London with the soon to open Queen Elizebeth Line. :lol:
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Camulos » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:02 pm

Thanks for the answers to my question :)
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Kip » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:17 pm

Thermexman wrote:
Didn’t they used to be in London and dropped it after they fled the capital?
Their first office was in Cookham.
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Richard D » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:26 pm

Kip wrote:
Thermexman wrote:
Didn’t they used to be in London and dropped it after they fled the capital?
Their first office was in Cookham.
Cookham is also the home of the late great artist Stanley Spencer. The village hosts a permanent exhibition of his work in a converted chapel. A little way down from the gallery there was once a small jewellery store and it’s where I first learnt of a local watchmaker called Christopher Ward.
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Re: Special Edition CWL

Post by Caller » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:51 am

Richard D wrote:Cookham is also the home of the late great artist Stanley Spencer. The village hosts a permanent exhibition of his work in a converted chapel. A little way down from the gallery there was once a small jewellery store and it’s where I first learnt of a local watchmaker called Christopher Ward.
And (Sir) Stanley Spencer's ashes are buried by the footpath through the Church that featured so prominently in his work. Glad to see I am not the only admirer of one of the UK's great artists here! I used to pay a silent homage before I wandered along that stretch of the Thames on my way to Marlow.
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