C65 Dartmouth..... Wow!!

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C65 Dartmouth..... Wow!!

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First post and I’m now in possession of what must arguably be one of the best vintage inspired diver pieces outside of the Tudor Black Bay series. I’ve handled the Oris Diver 65 and barring the slighter better sized dial of 40mm the Dartmouth is every bit as good IMO.
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Does look good.
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Sharp looking watch. That was a nice pick up.

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Nice buy, mine says hello :-)
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Like you say, excellent quality and finish, comparable to watches far more expensive to buy. Great value and looks

Enjoy yours. Stay safe, stay calm, stay healthy,

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Those are both wonderful photos! I think they both show of the new black Dartmouth better than the photos on the CW website! Beautiful watches, gentlemen!
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Jcalder68 wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:56 pm
Nice buy, mine says hello :-)

85363821-139F-4110-8A4B-16089611AE66.jpeg

Like you say, excellent quality and finish, comparable to watches far more expensive to buy. Great value and looks

Enjoy yours. Stay safe, stay calm, stay healthy,

C
That is a nice strap!!! Care to share where I might find one of those? :D

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Congratulations and welcome to the forum SolarCycles!
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It certainly punches considerably above its weight. The finishing, fit and overall dimensions are spot on, maybe you could argue that it could’ve been a 39 or 40mm case but this bad boy is phenomenally good for the price point it’s being sold at. Highly recommended.

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Congratulations :clap:
I do love the Dartmouth and I will be getting the Blue version at some stage.
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Thanks for the welcome guys.

I’m looking to put the Dartmouth on a NATO but not sure on the spring bar size. Will I need 1.5 or 1.8mm spring bars.?

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SolarCycles wrote:Thanks for the welcome guys.

I’m looking to put the Dartmouth on a NATO but not sure on the spring bar size. Will I need 1.5 or 1.8mm spring bars.?
You could use either thickness and personally I'd go for the extra thickness of the 1.8mm.

I've used them on my C65 Trident Divers (same case) and they are fine.

Good luck.

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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:29 am
SolarCycles wrote:Thanks for the welcome guys.

I’m looking to put the Dartmouth on a NATO but not sure on the spring bar size. Will I need 1.5 or 1.8mm spring bars.?
You could use either thickness and personally I'd go for the extra thickness of the 1.8mm.

I've used them on my C65 Trident Divers (same case) and they are fine.

Good luck.

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Well this review excludes the Dartmouth but many may find it interesting.

https://www.fratellowatches.com/hands-o ... -cranwell/
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Welcome to the forum.

I also love the Dartmouth but would probably go for the blue version. Having said that the photos of the black dial make it look very appealing.
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Thegreyman wrote:Welcome to the forum.

I also love the Dartmouth but would probably go for the blue version. Having said that the photos of the black dial make it look very appealing.
Having seen and handled both versions, Patrick, the Black dial version would be my choice.

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