How many CW watches do you own

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:47 pm

smegwina wrote:
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gaf1958 wrote:
smegwina wrote:The ones in the attic don't count!!!!
So... in the same way that eating food when no-one sees you eat it, then no calories are consumed? ;)
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by Essex Paul » Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:50 pm

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Interesting point, Paul.

I suspect that one of the longest production runs, if not THE longest, was that achieved by the original C5 Mk I . It first went on sale in June 2005, and the Mk II version was not released until July 2012.

Personally, I always thought the second version much less attractive than the first. The same was also true for me of its chronograph counterpart the C3.

The newer dress watch cases are much nicer, though I feel that the dials and movement decoration are perhaps somewhat bland by comparison with the original C5.


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I agree that the original C5 Is far better looking than the mk2. When evolution goes bad. :lol:
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by hsukirk » Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:10 pm

Purchased 37 & currently own 3 (waiting for 1 more to be released and one hopefully on used market).

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by angusbon » Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:58 pm

My reply would be are you actually going to buy from CW or just posting a ugwc type thread?

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by scooter » Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:31 pm

1 Christopher Ward.

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by hughesyn » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:23 pm

Currently 5, peak 6 but stupidly sold an 18kt bezel C9 to a mate for peanuts :?
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by hughesyn » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:25 pm

hsukirk wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:10 pm
Purchased 37 & currently own 3 (waiting for 1 more to be released and one hopefully on used market).
Anyone got a higher purchased to current ratio?
Exuding the number plate guy 🙄
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by welshlad » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:34 pm

hughesyn wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:25 pm
hsukirk wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:10 pm
Purchased 37 & currently own 3 (waiting for 1 more to be released and one hopefully on used market).
Anyone got a higher purchased to current ratio?
Exuding the number plate guy 🙄
Mine is: purchased 57 and currently own 9.

So Kirk's ratio is 12.33:1
Mine is only 6.33:1

I suppose anyone who has bought at least one CW watch and now has none, will have the highest ratio, at infinity:1.

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by hsukirk » Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:43 pm

Mine is not planned but forced due to house burglary.

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by welshlad » Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:30 pm

hsukirk wrote:
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Mine is not planned but forced due to house burglary.
Sorry to hear that, Kirk. That's awful for you. I hope, for your sake, you had some insurance cover.
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by Kip » Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:25 am

Purchased 151 CW's. Currently own 146.

Never sold any. The other 5 were gifts.
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by Essex Paul » Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:17 am

Kip wrote:
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Purchased 151 CW's. Currently own 146.

Never sold any. The other 5 were gifts.
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by gaf1958 » Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:34 am

That I can account for, I’ve purchased 92 CWs. I still own 27 of them, 13 were gifts, the rest (presumably 52) have been sold. I have not included a very small number of purchase and returns in that count (2 that I can recall). I‘m fairly sure there are still some undocumented purchases in addition to that.
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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by Macca » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:02 am

Think if there’s anything in my signature it’s probably out of date

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Re: How many CW watches do you own

Post by hsukirk » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:46 pm

welshlad wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:30 pm
Sorry to hear that, Kirk. That's awful for you. I hope, for your sake, you had some insurance cover.
Was a painful process to go through to be honest when there were too many watches, especially for someone who did not have quite enough pictures for proof of ownership.

Saying all that, there aint too many CWs I had at the time could not be replaced (JH MKI & C9 SH21 Green are 2 I am still searching.)

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