White is the new black

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Re: White is the new black

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Exactly, Lindsey. Which is why I now have the Marine on tan leather, for the extra warmth. A bit stark otherwise.
It is also the watch in my collection to NEVER part with, so classically lovely, and has a connection with my late mother so I get a bit gooey about it.
Love to show it off :) makes me warm and fuzzy inside.
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I’m a bit late to this thread. A white dial shows a beautiful crispness, and if it’s textured then so much the better.

I had C60s in black and white (different sizes) and the certainly had distinct personalities.

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Purchased this Alpinist about a month ago and it has turned into a favorite of mine.
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Re: White is the new black

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Late to the party as well but here goes . . . .

I've got / had a few white dial (I'll ignore cream / off white) watches over the years, of various styles i.e. Dress, Aviator, Dive.

Most recently acquired is my Draken Tugela Shaka with white, full lume dial

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. . this teams up with another Draken, the Peregrine, also with a full lume dial

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Until last year I had another white, full lume dialled watch, my Damasko DK15, now owned by Neil (neilj568)

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But what about CW I here mutterings of?

There's one from the past, a C60 Trident Pro 600 SH21 LE

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A bit of sunshine can make all the difference.

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. . .and two current. The first a C20 Lido 2009 FLE

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. . . and the second, also an FLE the C5 Malvern Slimline MMXV FLE

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I think those are enough.

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Re: White is the new black

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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:All my white dials are in the vintage box now.

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I used to have white dials among the modern watches but they have been sold on. The only exception is the gold C5, but calling that dial white would be stretching credibility somewhat, as I definitely see it as more of a champagne colour.

White lumed hands against a white dial are a definite turn off for me.
Is that a Longines on the far left? Surely not, but sure looks like it.
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^^^^ From @AVOs SOTC of last year;-
Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
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Left to right, in what I think is age order: Marvin Officer’s Trench Watch (1917); Leonidas chronograph (c. 1950s); Avia (1957, birth year watch); Omega cal. 286 (c. 1961); Smiths Astral (1964); Enicar Ocean Pearl (c. 1960s); the “Pidduck” Longines* (1966); Eterna Kon-Tiki 20 (c. 1970s).

*Pidduck was a jeweller in my home town, so when I saw this in 2012 I had to have it!
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I have a white incoming 8)
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missF wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:58 pm
I have a white incoming 8)
Just arrived:
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Hamilton khaki quartz white dial field watch. 8)
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Good choice! I have a black auto of same. Collection staple.
Masterful dial. So much info on the dial and at the same time super-legible. Hands catch reflections really well.
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^^^^
Nice. Trades a little legibility for elegance!

Any particular reason for choosing quartz over auto?
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Great pick!
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Grats on the hammy khaki!

Late to the party, but here’s my white (ok, one is really cream) collection. (not a great photo, just a quick and dirty)

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^^^Thanks for the new watch wishes everyone
H0rati0 wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:09 pm

Any particular reason for choosing quartz over auto?
This was for sale on eBay, and still had the plastic on the caseback. But I would have chosen quartz even if I had the choice because I reckoned this would be a great pick up and go watch. I've never seen a white dial khaki before, and am a bit bowled away by it. I doubt I'd have ever owned a black dial version. Legibility is good because the hands are painted in some kind of granular grey paint, rather than being left in shiny SS :thumbup:
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@gwells,
Greg, that looks like the Helson skull and crossbones watch on the left there - the ultimate white dial watch! 8) :D
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Re: White is the new black

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That it is. It’s my “kitsch” watch. But even tho I call it kitsch, it’s subtle enough that it’s not obvious in casual wear, which I think makes it more wearable. I even dove with it once.
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