C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by H0rati0 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:00 pm

I would agree this should be in 18k gold not bronze but RRP should be under £5k (on strap) not crazy Swiss pricing. Of course a bracelet changes the game dramatically.
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by reggie747 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:23 pm

Richard D wrote:
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Richard D wrote:I’d be tempted.
Would you - at what price ?
£9000.
You're not shooting high enough, if you're going to spout, I'd say you're at least 5 grand out....
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by Richard D » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:43 pm

reggie747 wrote:
Richard D wrote:
reggie747 wrote: Would you - at what price ?
£9000.
You're not shooting high enough, if you're going to spout, I'd say you're at least 5 grand out....
Nope.


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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by BobMunro » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:03 am

reggie747 wrote:
You're not shooting high enough, if you're going to spout, I'd say you're at least 5 grand out....
I agree it would look better if it were gold rather than bronze.

But whether £9k or £14k is to a great degree irrelevant - I would not contemplate for a second paying that sort of money for a CW.
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by reggie747 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:24 am

BobMunro wrote:
But whether £9k or £14k is to a great degree irrelevant - I would not contemplate for a second paying that sort of money for a CW.
I agree Bob, wholeheartedly. I was merely highlighting the waffle from Richard who I'm fairly sure would not have been tempted at all
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by nbg » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:46 am

BobMunro wrote:
reggie747 wrote:
You're not shooting high enough, if you're going to spout, I'd say you're at least 5 grand out....
I agree it would look better if it were gold rather than bronze.

But whether £9k or £14k is to a great degree irrelevant - I would not contemplate for a second paying that sort of money for a CW.
On the other hand you could probably source an unworn RG FF for £20k, or preowned at £15k.
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There in lies the problem for CW if they launched a gold (not plated) watch who would buy it?

A collector with deep pockets looking for a gold dive watch, or something equally robust, could get the above, or something similar from another top brand.

They probably didn’t get to a position of having deep pockets by frittering money on a niche brand like CW, where the model would be a LE, likely available with only a small discount, but would drop like a dead falcon if you tried to move it on.

Using another example of someone who really wants a RG watch, as their best watch for high days (not holidays, given the seeming reluctance by most to take decent watches on holiday), to top off a collection including say Rolex, Omega etc, as well as their CWs, is hardly going to go the CW route, rather than pushing for a PP, albeit in dress style.

Keeping the small second style, Calatrava 5196R at £16,850 pre discount. Or similar quality, also full in-house, from a niche brand, a Moser Endeavour small second, at £11,500 pre discount and could probably be picked up for about £7k in a private sale.

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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by Richard D » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:48 am

reggie747 wrote:
BobMunro wrote:
But whether £9k or £14k is to a great degree irrelevant - I would not contemplate for a second paying that sort of money for a CW.
I agree Bob, wholeheartedly. I was merely highlighting the waffle from Richard who I'm fairly sure would not have been tempted at all
Sir, you don’t know me at all or by what I would be tempted by. So please do not judge me. Thanking you. :D
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by mattjary » Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:58 pm

It’s all in the detail.
What a stunning time piece.
With the in house sh 21 , this has it all.
A beauty in bronze!

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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by Lawrence » Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:25 am

Mine arrive today, even though it was clearly marked with the value on the box it came sailing through with no taxes or duties owing.

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I'm rather taken with it.
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:55 am

Congratulations. Bit of a result on taxes. :wink:

Great to see one 'in the wild'.

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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by welshlad » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:25 am

Congratulations. It will be very interesting to see how it looks once the patina starts to kick in.
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by H0rati0 » Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:50 am

Yes, lovely. Will follow with interest!

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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by MiniMpi » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:43 am

Congratulations Lawrence :clap:
That looks mighty fine 8)
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Re: C65 Trident Bronze SH21 LE £1850

Post by Lawrence » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:49 pm

welshlad wrote:Congratulations. It will be very interesting to see how it looks once the patina starts to kick in.
Yes, that will be interesting. I bought a C60 Trident Bronze Pro 600 earlier in the year in bronze and took it to Hawaii for 10 days. It spent a lot of time in the water, THAT accelerated the patina development!

I won't be taking this one swimming.
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