C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

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C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by nordwulf » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:44 pm

Email from CW:

Born from dreams
Exclusive preview until Wednesday 30th January

Built to mark the 50th anniversary of Concorde’s first test flight in March 1969, this is a select opportunity to reserve one of just 50 limited edition watches ahead of its public release.

For serial number reservations please email scott.callaway@christopherward.co.uk.

https://www.christopherward.co.uk/born-from-dreams

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by mabotham » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:05 pm

I'm always up for a sneaky preview but you can't see much of the watch to make a decision

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Ttf23 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:17 pm

Or indeed how much it is. I suppose the old adage applies - if you’ve got to ask, you can’t afford it..

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by mabotham » Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:18 pm

I've emailed for a dial pic and price

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by TigerChris » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:50 pm

Take what you think it should cost, then double it and add a bit on for a piece of scrap metal and you wont be far off. So, I’ll guess at somewhere around the 3 grand mark

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by what-time-is-it » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:58 pm

Noticed the email mid afternoon. Decided not to post as I figured 'Overpriced Concorde Scrap Metal Limited Edition' wouldn't be well received as a new thread! I may be wrong, but it's a C8 PR with a different dial and a scrap disc in the back. Not for me.
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by TigerChris » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:03 pm

what-time-is-it wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:58 pm
I figured 'Overpriced Concorde Scrap Metal Limited Edition' wouldn't be well received as a new thread!
It’d be fairly accurate though Chris

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Jcalder68 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:12 pm

C8 model - I’m guessing that would be a 44mm case diameter beast then? If so, too big for me although I am still tempted by it. email sent asking for further specifications and pics.

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by AE41500 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:22 pm

Would also really highly appreciate a closer look how it looks like before reservation! Very strange to reserve one before looking into all details and the look, and not the least to know a price level!?

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:30 am

Design cues taken from the Concorde instruments (photo taken in #002 at the Fleet Air Arm museum).

I don't know the price, but assuming it is broadly in line with previous TMB Art Metal CW watches, I'm buying one.

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by nauf » Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:45 am

I found a front look here, in Loupe:
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by mabotham » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:26 pm

£2495. No more pics.

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:53 pm

C8 M2. 04 Limited Edition

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Clach77 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:59 pm

I saw that too!!
Trying not to buy any more watches...

... and selling a Scooter FLE and C65LE.

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