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All fairytales have a happy ending .. GMT 600

Post by Toph » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:12 am

Well after a very unflattering start to my Christopher Ward experience (please see previous thread)
The watch was shipped on Friday and arrived today in Australia. They kicked into gear big time.
Unfortunately by the time I got it home it’s dark but still wanted to share some pics of this beauty
It’s a cracker. The light catcher case is superb. The detail, bevelling and lines are sublime.
Finishing is really well done all over the watch
Date sets easy, Gmt hand is aligned
The dial and bezel have been expertly executed
Crown not quite the same par as many of my other divers but it’s not bad
Not sure why used black for date window but it’s hard to notice really. Should be blue or white
Haven’t run a loupe over it but no obvious flaws

Anyway here are some quick and dirty pics in different lights. So far very pleased

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Post by borderman » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:53 am

A really nice watch liking the yellow GMT hand nice contrast well done :thumbup:

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Post by Thermexman » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:29 am

Glad to hear that it’s arrived safe and sound.
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Post by Lavaine » Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:45 pm

Looks great. The strap is a perfect match.
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Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:18 am

That is lovely. A few sunshine shots when you get a chance would be terrific. Congratulations. :thumbup:
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Post by Toph » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:09 am

Thanks all
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Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:15 am

Very nice indeed! So tempting in 40mm... :problem:

PS. When attaching your photos you forgot to click the Place Inline button. FIFY. :)
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Post by Toph » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:17 am

Hope this helps :)
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Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:23 am

Great looking watch. Congratulations. Looks wonderful in the spring sunshine.

Are you anywhere near a beach? We love seeing watch photos from an Australian beach. :wink:

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Post by Toph » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:38 am

Thank you Guy, it really is a nice peice.

Haha Yes I live in Sydney so never far from a beach. But can’t say I go all the time, usually save that for when you can go up and down the coast when have a few days however I will endeavour to do my best, I may even brave all the English and Irish tourists :)

Here’s the best I have.. a few From Hawaii beaches last month , the watch is another another great small Swiss watch company
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Great looking watch. Congratulations. Looks wonderful in the spring sunshine.

Are you anywhere near a beach? We love seeing watch photos from an Australian beach. :wink:

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Post by gaf1958 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:45 am

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:We love seeing watch photos from an Australian beach. :wink:
“Are you talking to me?“ ... you’ll just have to imagine the (well and truly overdone) Robert De Niro impersonation. :wink:
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Post by gaf1958 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:50 am

On another note (to the OP) congratulations on the very, very nice GMT C60. It’s a lovely blue, nicely highlighted by the contrasting GMT hand.

Welcome to the forum from a little bit further north on Qld’s Sunshine Coast. Hope you stick around for a while, maybe we can convince you to buy another CW ... and another... :)
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Post by Toph » Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:35 am

gaf1958 wrote:
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On another note (to the OP) congratulations on the very, very nice GMT C60. It’s a lovely blue, nicely highlighted by the contrasting GMT hand.

Welcome to the forum from a little bit further north on Qld’s Sunshine Coast. Hope you stick around for a while, maybe we can convince you to buy another CW ... and another... :)
Thank you! I’m already considering another lol, but the hassle I had with the customer service still frustrates/bewilders me.
Apart from that the watch is very impressive and great value.

Can’t believe you actually have 30 CW -now here’s a tough question , what’s your favourite ?

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Post by MiniMpi » Sun Sep 29, 2019 2:13 pm

Congratulations :)
I do love this version of the C60 MK3.
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Post by gaf1958 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:02 pm

Toph wrote:Can’t believe you actually have 30 CW -now here’s a tough question , what’s your favourite ?
Not tough at all actually :) It’s this one - my burnt orange C60 LE Kingfisher. The dial changes drastically depending on the angle of view or the ambient lighting. Some examples...

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