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NakedYoga

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@javyn

It's losing time very quickly. I only wear it on the weekends, but it's never been serviced. I need to send it to the Seiko service center in NJ.
 

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This is gorgeous.

I've been really tempted by Christopher Ward and I think one of these Grand Tourer might be a great starting point. I don't mind quartz and the case diameter of 39mm is right where I like it (though I wish the lug-to-lug was a little smaller). The layout is perfect and even the font used on the markers is great.
 

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This is gorgeous.

I've been really tempted by Christopher Ward and I think one of these Grand Tourer might be a great starting point. I don't mind quartz and the case diameter of 39mm is right where I like it (though I wish the lug-to-lug was a little smaller). The layout is perfect and even the font used on the markers is great.
Thanks.

It was my first CR and I think a real beauty. I have seen far less well made dials on watches with an extra digit on the price. I think this one was £385. Details like the hands and winder can be improved but at the price it is fantastic.

I bought the C60 Trident Pro (40mm/steel/black) and that is a whole another level again. The quality and feel (things that don't translate in photographs) are on par with £2-4k better known brand watches. I have heard some things about CR quality issues but the 3 watches I have handled (I bought one for someone else) have all been perfect.

CR also have great sales and often list nearly new/returns on their website with great prices, they have some up right now.

I stay away from their more fashion forward designs but that is a personal preference.

Sadly you will not see the residual values one gets with a bigger brand but they are watches for wearing.
 

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After the first 11 hours of that schedule, I'm pretty impressed by anyone who has the energy for an hour's walk, hand in hand.
 
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Two Seikos in my collection, on the right, the Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Silver SRPB43 and on the left the Seiko Divers Automatic Deep Blue SKX009K1.

SKX is on a red and blue Crafter Blue strap.
Pros:
I feel like I can get away with it at work.
It works for everything else too. I run in it, jump in the ocean in it, go camping with it.
Cons:
Could be more dressy.
Will not fit under a cuff.
No hacking on hand wind, you are either in or out with this watch.

Cocktail time is on a WOCCI suede strap.
Pros:
Dressier, used to be my every day work watch. Looks great for the money.
Hacking, hand wind.
Cons:
No water resistance really.
Won't fit under a cuff and has a huge crown.
The face does not contrast very much with the polished steel case, this thing gleams. Not a huge con just something to be aware of.
 

Marc Voorhees

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Two Seikos in my collection, on the right, the Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Silver SRPB43 and on the right the Seiko Divers Automatic Deep Blue SKX009K1.

SKX is on a red and blue Crafter Blue strap.
Pros:
I feel like I can get away with it at work.
It works for everything else too. I run in it, jump in the ocean in it, go camping with it.
Cons:
Could be more dressy.
Will not fit under a cuff.
No hacking on hand wind, you are either in or out with this watch.

Cocktail time is on a WOCCI suede strap.
Pros:
Dressier, used to be my every day work watch. Looks great for the money.
Hacking, hand wind.
Cons:
No water resistance really.
Won't fit under a cuff and has a huge crown.
The face does not contrast very much with the polished steel case, this thing gleams. Not a huge con just something to be aware of.
Hey Kevin, your watches are bad and you should feel bad for your terrible opinions about them*












* I have known Kevin for 20 years, he is my dearest and best friend and I am super excited he finally joined the forum after me badgering him for years. Thought I would give him the full style forum experience :)
 

leadbelly2550

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One of my favorite non-dive watches. I like that it’s still 200m water resistant with a crown that screws in. The hands and Arabic numbers glow pretty well in the dark.

I’m waiting for delivery of an inexpensive automatic pilot watch from Escapement Time - delivery from China takes a while.

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Having some strap options is also fun to mix things up.

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