I’ll be the first to admit – the prior post on the CW Jumping Hand was a bit unfair, as the model is now unavailable. Â So, I’m making amends with this post, and offering up the C9 Harrison Automatic for your consideration. Â Let me start by stating that yes, it is indeed currently available, and for a very reasonable $489.
This is Â a watch that I would classify as a dress watch, with its classic and subtle styling. Â The Harrison name apparently is in reference to John Harrison, who, 250 years ago, created the H4 chronometer. Â It is comprised of a 43mm polished case with an AR-coated sapphire crystal that is water resistant to 50 meters. Â Under the dial, you have the (ever-present) ETA 2824-2 Swiss automatic mechanical movement, complete with a 38-hour power reserve.
What might not make it such a great dress watch is the fact that it’s 13mm thick, which might make it difficult to slip under a shirt cuff. Â Outside the cuff, though, I couldn’t help but to repeat a line from CW’s page – “the overall effect is one of sublime coalescence of style and function.” Â The do appear to be a limited edition, as they state the caseback will have an individually numbered serial engraved. Â If you liked what you saw with their Jumping Hand model, this is definitely a more attainable option you should explore.