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How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by NMS75 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:12 am

Hi All

Having owned my CW C70 GE for several months now I have yet to see anyone else wearing a CW watch in the street or elsewhere. I have always had a major interest in watches and do tend to notice certain brands when I am out and about - mainly the likes of Rolex, Omega and Breitling etc. However, on a trip to Bath this weekend I finally spotted a gentleman wearing a C9 Harrison Chrono! A lovely looking watch indeed!

Do other members spot CWs on the wrists of strangers when they are out and about?

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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by chuckf1 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:29 am

I've never seen anyone, aside from watch forums, wearing a CW. But that goes for all the watches I wear, CW, or not.

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Post by MiniMpi » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:36 am

I'm soon to take delivery of my first CW but i see a lovely C7 Rapide in black on my friends wrist most days during the week.
He was the inspiration to get my own CW ;)
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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Woodell » Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:11 am

I don't think there are many here in America......Maybe we have a Quota or something :D :D
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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by wagnetic » Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:58 am

Not seen any over here.

Now if I were to head t'up north to New Hampshire I might spy one or two I'm guessing...
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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Peteo » Wed Apr 13, 2011 2:59 am

The only CW I've seen that I don't own myself is my friend's C5. Honestly, I'd be shocked if I saw a CW in the wild here in the States (and I'll admit that there's a part of me that enjoys that). Maybe us Yankee CW fans can have a get together like those crazy Brits are planning?

Most of the watches that I see in the wild these days are Citizens or Seikos. If I actually did see a CW in the wild, I might not be able to contain myself.
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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Baker86 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 3:21 am

I live in Darwin and travel interstate (Australia) a fair amount and i am yet to see another CW Watch on the wrist of a "stranger" as per a previous post plently of Rolex and Omega not so many CWL though!

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How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Mortis » Wed Apr 13, 2011 5:10 am

I suspect our foreign friends are less likely to see a CW in the wild (both because of numbers sold and the size of their countries!). I will say that it increases in likeliness exponentially (yes, I mean that rather than even polynomically) as time passes, thanks in the main to the increased sales.

I have seen two, but neither was on "everyday journeys". One was in Scotland, in the Borders (I'd say Ian would be proud, but they are Posh Southern Softies to him!) and the other on the London Underground. The latter was a white C6 so I asked the chap about it. I obviously scared him, though, as he was very vague (apart from admitting to loving it) and jumped off at the next stop!

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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by scooter » Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:29 am

Not yet.

Haven't even spotted the C9 in Bath and am always there
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Post by Tooks » Wed Apr 13, 2011 7:37 am

I saw my first CW, a C2 Lido, on a chaps wrist at a meeting in London a couple of weeks ago.

I've seen a couple of 'unconfirmed' sightings, but this was the first.

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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Royston 64 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 8:44 am

Woodell wrote:I don't think there are many here in America......Maybe we have a Quota or something :D :D
If there is a quota, Kip has used it all up!!

Haven't seen any others here in Northern Ireland. I'm sure they are here somewhere though.....must leave cave and see!

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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Kip » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:31 am

wagnetic wrote:
Now if I were to head t'up north to New Hampshire I might spy one or two I'm guessing...
Your odds will certainly improve! :lol:

Although I have had a couple members stop by and visit me, I have yet to see one outside of the shop.
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Re: How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Lamps » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:46 am

I have never seen one in the wild, I'm sure it will happen one, surely I cant be the only person in bolton to have bought one.

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How often do you see strangers wearing a CW?

Post by Dealmaker » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:17 pm

I've seen 2 at work belonging to customers. A C70 Brooklands and a C5 (can't remember which). I complimented them both on their excellent taste!
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