C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:45 pm

It is not a watch that I would be interested in personally.

However, I respect and defend anyone’s right to buy what they like.

Criticise the watch by all means, if you must, but let’s respect those who have chosen to buy it.

Time to put this argument to bed, perhaps? Thanks, all
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by johnnysharp2 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:01 pm

Couldn't justify such an outlay , and not sure I really like the look also (but then again that's a bit rich from me given I own some weird and wacky watches!).

Good luck to anyone who wants one, your money, your choice, would be boring if we all liked the same watches.
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by nordwulf » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:19 pm

The case, crown and strap all are the same as a $500 ($350 on sale) quartz C8 Flyer so that's a bit disappointing in a $2,850 watch that is 6 times the price. But the value appears to be in the limited edition, scrap metal and unique design.

That hour hand seems difficult to read but may be different in the metal. If CW can make money with it and there are buyers who can afford it and are willing to pay for it, why not?

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:29 pm

nordwulf wrote:The case, crown and strap all are the same as a $500 ($350 on sale) quartz C8 Flyer so that's a bit disappointing in a $2,850 watch that is 6 times the price. But the value appears to be in the limited edition, scrap metal and unique design.

That hour hand seems difficult to read but may be different in the metal. If CW can make money with it and there are buyers who can afford it and are willing to pay for it, why not?
I disagree.

The finish and colour to the case and crown are unique to the C8 M2.04 LE.

Plus the caseback is different to accommodate the SH21.

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by jtc » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:17 pm

Agree, the crown and case look, at a glance, very similar to the black C8 UTC. No bad thing mind you.

The lume on the hour hand is nicely done, as is the display case back. The rest of the design is a bit brash and unwearable for me.
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by nordwulf » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:45 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:29 pm

The finish and colour to the case and crown are unique to the C8 M2.04 LE.
The finish is the same as they are both DLC but this one is grey and the C8 is black. So yes, they are different in color..

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:17 am

Concorde finish is sandblasted.

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by nordwulf » Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:13 am

OK, you win..

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Robotaz » Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:30 am

I like it, but it’s well outside my budget. Plus, there are other watches that I feel better utilize that bump from $2,000 to $2,850. That’s the LE and Concorde chunk. It just doesn’t excite me enough.

That said, it’s a pretty slick watch for those who jump on it.


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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Bident » Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:05 am

Congrats Guy! Looking forward to seeing pictures when you receive it.
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by johnnysharp2 » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:35 am

Robotaz wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:30 am
I like it, but it’s well outside my budget. Plus, there are other watches that I feel better utilize that bump from $2,000 to $2,850. That’s the LE and Concorde chunk. It just doesn’t excite me enough.

That said, it’s a pretty slick watch for those who jump on it.


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Pretty much the same for me, I am lucky in that it is affordable but I can't justify such a large amount without selling several of my collection, none of which I want to sell.
Plus for that money there are so many other watches that would be more appealing.

Obviously some will love it which is why it's fun everyone has different tastes, would be boring if we all liked the same watches.
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by what-time-is-it » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:18 pm

Now showing as 'All Reserved'.
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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:20 pm

what-time-is-it wrote:Now showing as 'All Reserved'.
Wow! :shock:

I thought sales would be brisk but not that brisk.

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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by Robotaz » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:16 pm

Happy for CW that they are all reserved. Congrats to the owners.


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Re: C8 Concorde - Born from dreams

Post by skimrok » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:27 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:20 pm
what-time-is-it wrote:Now showing as 'All Reserved'.
Wow! :shock:

I thought sales would be brisk but not that brisk.

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