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Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by Andy Sherman » Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:11 pm

Hello is a bit of a long shot, I'm looking to try and find out some info about a watch they did for The Mercedes-Benz club for the 60th Anniversary from 1952-2012 limited edition how high on the serial number did they go, it's on a C11 watch, can anyone help please.

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Re: Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:06 pm

Hello and welcome.

Here is the relevant link to the CWL Archive

It was not a limited edition according to this, so it might be difficult to work out the info you are looking for.
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Re: Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by Andy Sherman » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:35 pm

Ok thank you for the information, I have not bought the watch yet but it's listed as limited edition.

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Post by lisnalee » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:19 pm

Had a look through my old files and I had number 48.

I vaguely recall something about maybe 150 or 300 of them produced, can't be 100% though, as it was 6 yrs ago when sold it.

Here is some info from the original listing:

It was created for the prestigious Mercedes Benz Club to celebrate their diamond anniversary. The club was the first for the marque anywhere in the world and is still today the only UK club recognised by Mercedes Benz. Members wanted a watch that reflected the precision, engineering and style synonymous with Mercedes cars and by selecting a unique version of the highly prized C11 automatic, they are assured of a timepiece that will prove as timeless as the magnificent marque.The unique design carries the club badge on the dial as well as through an engraving on the case back-plate and, of course, each timepiece will carry an individually engraved serial number adding to the personalisation and collectability of the edition. 







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Re: Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by lisnalee » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:00 pm

I found this online stating it was a run of 101, take it with a pinch of salt though, could just have been sales patter.Image
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Re: Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by Laird » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:07 pm

Think twas the same for the HRDC C70 ... said a run of 500, but we've never seen one in the wild with a Ser# greater than 44 !


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Re: Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by lisnalee » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:29 pm

Laird wrote:Think twas the same for the HRDC C70 ... said a run of 500, but we've never seen one in the wild with a Ser# greater than 44 !


http://www.hrdc.eu/hrdc_watch.html
I think CW order watches in batches so maybe lack of interest in them meant less were actually produced.
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Re: Mercedes-Benz Club Watch

Post by StrapMeister » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:54 pm

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