Jeebus!!!

Jeebus!!!

Postby foghorn » January 29th 2019, 7:00am

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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby Thunder1 » January 29th 2019, 7:12am

Yep..can't imagine much of a market for this one..something isn't going right over there at CW...
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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby codguy » January 29th 2019, 8:00am

Ahahahahahahahahahaha
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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby 3Flushes » January 29th 2019, 9:55am

codguy wrote:Ahahahahahahahahahaha

^^^That.

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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » January 29th 2019, 10:44am

CW used to make nice watches, and now they don't. Sic transit fuckin' gloria.
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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby TemerityB » January 29th 2019, 11:12am

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:CW used to make nice watches, and now they don't. Sic transit fuckin' gloria.


+ Infinity. CW used to have an identity, good quality, and was doing it the way it ought to be done. The problem is now that the brand is selling out ... but it doesn't even have a clue who it's selling out to.

Mondaine's on the verge of doing the exact same thing. It's a pity; both of the brands actually stood for something.
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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » January 29th 2019, 11:29am

TemerityB wrote:The problem is now that the brand is selling out ... but it doesn't even have a clue who it's selling out to.

I think it's that lot to whom they're selling out:
https://www.watchlords.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=43478
TemerityB wrote:Mondaine's on the verge of doing the exact same thing. It's a pity; both of the brands actually stood for something.

I haven't really paid much attention to Mondaine for the last few years. They seemed decent, dunno what they're like these days. If they indeed have chosen to take the same path as CW, they're fucked, they just don't know it yet.
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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby Rusty » January 29th 2019, 2:47pm

Actually, if you go back to the very beginning of Christopher Ward, every year or so they introduced a model that made even its core base say WTF...with a British accent of course (no insult intended, Bloke). And then when they really didn't sell, they were offered for a good price during one of their semi-annual sales. Yes, that's right...they used to have essentially two sales a year--July and January. Now, because they have a young marketing exec and a Swiss partner that maybe calling more of the shots, they have sales at the drop of a hat. I wonder if Chris Ward regrets agreeing to have the company named after him.
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Re: Jeebus!!!

Postby Racer-X » January 29th 2019, 5:06pm

Yep, saw the email and about crapped my pants. The C8 is the model they can't even unload during their half-off sales.
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