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A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by StrapMeister » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:47 pm

So I have just managed to pick-up a couple of the rarer early CWs...
First up was a C80 Sector
ImageDSC_0005 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
Spotted this thanks to this post viewtopic.php?f=45&t=50736
This watch has a significance for me in that my Aunt (a WWII Wren) worked in the RAF Ops room where these sector clocks were used.

Secondly was a C5 RAF Battle of Britain 6B/159
ImageC5_RAF_BoB_001 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
This watch has a significance for me in that both my Dad and Uncle (his brother) were both RAF.
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by Essex Paul » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:09 pm

Very nice.
Fantastic connection too. :clap:

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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by downer » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:23 pm

Good to see two older models finding a good home. That they hold significance for yo is even better.

Congratulations on the acquisitions.
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Post by Thegreyman » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:39 pm

Very appropriate for this Remembrance weekend too, 100th year from end of WW1.
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by GTC854 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:46 am

Great timepieces. I particularly like the Battle of Britain C5. To my eyes it is a simple but dignified watch. One to wear with pride.

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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:49 am

Two great purchases, well done, particularly with the family connections.

I have owned a C80 Sector and currently have a C5 Battle of Britain LE. Really like them both. Trust you enjoy yours.

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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by skimrok » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:44 am

I had my Sector on today ;-) I love the presence it holds :) great pick ups! :)
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:36 am

Two iconic CWs from a different age. Congratulations.
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by StrapMeister » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:01 am

Thanks for the comments :thumbup:

When I get a chance I'll take some more pics.

I'm going to be wearing the C5 on Sunday to the local service - "Lest we forget"
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by Decker » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:05 am

Two lovely watches for your collection & the fact that they have signification to family members will I`m sure only add to the enjoyment of owning & wearing them .Great stuff :thumbup:

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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by Laird » Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:43 am

GTC854 wrote:
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:46 am
Great timepieces. I particularly like the Battle of Britain C5. To my eyes it is a simple but dignified watch. One to wear with pride.

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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by StrapMeister » Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:24 pm

..and worn with pride today at the Cenotaph Service in the local village.

ImageC5_RAF_BoB_005 by StrapMeister, on Flickr

ImageC5_RAF_BoB_003 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
"Lest We Forget"

Here are a few more pics...

ImageC5_RAF_BoB_006 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC5_RAF_BoB_007 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC5_RAF_BoB_008 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC5_RAF_BoB_009 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by StrapMeister » Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:32 pm

Had time to take a few more pics of the C80 Sector...
ImageC80_Sector_001 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC80_Sector_002 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC80_Sector_003 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC80_Sector_004 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC80_Sector_006 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
ImageC80_Sector_010 by StrapMeister, on Flickr
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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by joerattz » Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:45 pm

Nice pieces of history there, CW-wise and otherwise.

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Re: A Couple of New (to me) Old CWs

Post by gaf1958 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:15 am

StrapMeister wrote:Had time to take a few more pics of the C80 Sector...
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Translated for Australian readers. :thumbup:
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CWL C1+2xC3+4xC6+C11+2xC60K+3xC60T+C65LE+C65Diver+C70+C600
Omega Ω 3xSpeedy+5xSeamaster+DeVille+AT+Dynamic
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