39mm CW Sealander, black or blue?

I'm about to pull the trigger on a Christopher Ward Sealander. The black is not available with the new logo but the blue is. I'm on the fence about colour, but prefer the new logo. I can wait until the black is available with the flag logo, both would be on the leather in black oak. Anyone e have preferences, I decisions, indecision...any views appreciated. 

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Depends on what you already have in your collection. I have a lot of blue so I would probably go with any other colour. At the end of the day, go with what you like and what speaks to you. I recently had a chance with the Helm Miyako and chose blue, it was such a unique shade of navy that I had to get it.  

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Buy the watch,not the logo.

You'll be happier.

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Younus

Depends on what you already have in your collection. I have a lot of blue so I would probably go with any other colour. At the end of the day, go with what you like and what speaks to you. I recently had a chance with the Helm Miyako and chose blue, it was such a unique shade of navy that I had to get it.  

Hi, thanks for the comment, I have 3 blue, 3 black hence the dilemma. Have eyesight problems and need high contrast otherwise a white one may be on the ist! Looking for something for slightly more formal occasions.

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I love all the C63 colours but I have to say my favourite is the green forest. And i don't usually like green at all. But it's deep, playfull and versatile, and not common.

I know i'm not helping, but maybe ypu should consider another color ?

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"Sealander" 

Watch names don't have to make sense.

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Wait for what you want. 

I never cared for the name logo, so I waited for the twin flag logo. I could have lived with the name, but I'm glad I don't have to. I went Polar, since I have a dozen black dial watches, and I love it.

Not surprisingly, I think it looks amazing in black too...

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MASP7GMT

Wait for what you want. 

I never cared for the name logo, so I waited for the twin flag logo. I could have lived with the name, but I'm glad I don't have to. I went Polar, since I have a dozen black dial watches, and I love it.

Not surprisingly, I think it looks amazing in black too...

It's the twin flags I'll be going for, I looked at the pictures again and after comparing the black and blue on bracelets,  think I'm going to order the blue. The name logo has always deterred me from buying a CW.

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007216A

It's the twin flags I'll be going for, I looked at the pictures again and after comparing the black and blue on bracelets,  think I'm going to order the blue. The name logo has always deterred me from buying a CW.

Just an FYI- I looked around on the internet before I ordered found a 10% off code (WELCOME). That was just less than a month ago, so it may still work or maybe there's something out there better. 

Helped pay the better part of the tax and duty!

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Cheers the heads up!

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007216A

Hi, thanks for the comment, I have 3 blue, 3 black hence the dilemma. Have eyesight problems and need high contrast otherwise a white one may be on the ist! Looking for something for slightly more formal occasions.

Warning: Probably stupid question ahead!

Have you tried a white dial? I typically find them easier to read because steel on dark tends to be lower contrast more often than not. Polished hands on black dials can vanish entirely sometimes although the Sealander admittedly has large luminescent hands which should help.

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MegaBob

Warning: Probably stupid question ahead!

Have you tried a white dial? I typically find them easier to read because steel on dark tends to be lower contrast more often than not. Polished hands on black dials can vanish entirely sometimes although the Sealander admittedly has large luminescent hands which should help.

Thanks for the suggestion but sadly white causes too much reflection of light for me and I can't see the watch at all. Very frustrating because the white Sealander and Trident 300 really float my boat and would be a nice change.

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Thanks to those that replied, pulled the trigger this morning on a blue 39mm Sealander with black leather strap. I will add a bracelet in the future and just felt the blue looked really nice on one of those. When it arrives I'll post a few pics.

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Update,  the new CW63 arrived today, so far so good, very pleased indeed for the price, case a bit lighter than I expected for a steel watch but that's a bonus I suppose. 

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