Christopher Ward C60 Trident Auto & GMT Dive Watches
This is a really nice looking dive watch from Christopher Ward, I am glad that they released it (well, about to release it). The design of the C60 Trident isn't exactly their creation entirely, but has a lot borrowed from fellow British watch maker Bremont. Consider this a more affordable Supermarine 500 watch. This baby Bremont isn't so baby in a 42mm wide steel case that has two optional movements. You can get the three hand automatic (C60 Trident Auto) with a Swiss ETA 2824 movement, and there is also a GMT model (C60 Trident GMT) with a Swiss ETA 2893 movement. The best part of the watch is the hands, which Christopher Ward adopted from Bremont, as did they with the hour markers. The watch is available on two strap options (leather or rubber), and a metal bracelet (another homage to the Supermarine 500 watch).
The case is water resistant to 300 meters and has a sapphire crystal. The GMT model differentiates itself by having bronze/rose gold colored hour markers and a greener lume on the hands. Of course it has a GMT hand as well, with a GMT rotating bezel. You can even get the GMT models with "Pepsi" style GMT bezel in red and blue (in addition to the black).
Priced between $390 - $690, these are a really good value for what you get (as are most Christopher Ward timepieces). And you can order them online from their website. If you can't afford a Bremont Supermarine 500 and like the style, then a C60 Trident Auto or GMT will likely certainly satisfy. Available between October-November 2010.
Ariel Adams publishes the luxury watch reviews site aBlogtoRead.com.