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  1. YG_Rulz

    YG_Rulz Jul 12, 2022

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    Boys and girls. Need some advice from the group. I am looking to buy my next Monaco once I have enough funds to do so. This one would be a white / light coloured piece. I've made a list of white Monacos which I come to memory. Although I'm not inclined towards some of them, I've mentioned them for completeness sake. Please feel free to add a few more to the list which I've missed out.
    1. CS2113 Monaco 2001 limited edition (200 pieces)
    2. CW2112
    3. CW2118 (Not considering this since I'm not a big fan of the Gulf branding and/or racing stripes)
    4. CW2119 (Not considering this since I've got the CW2114 brown dial)
    5. CAW211C
    6. CAW218B Monaco Titan edition (500 pieces)

    I'm personally inclined towards the CS2113 (for the vintage feel and LE), and the Titan edition (which is out of my budget for now).

    Any suggestions from all you fine folks??
     
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  2. imagwai

    imagwai Jul 12, 2022

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    My top 3 would be:
    5. CAW211C
    6. CAW218B
    1. CS2113
     
  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 12, 2022

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    Most of these are actually going to be silver rather than white - the Titan for instance is an icy silver almost a little blue (which is awesome looking) but I think for true white, the Gulf CW2118 is probably going to be your best bet.
     
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  4. Hubert

    Hubert TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member Jul 12, 2022

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    CAW218B > CAW211C > CW2118
     
  5. stevec14

    stevec14 Jul 12, 2022

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    I like the titan, followed by the CAW211C. The titan is one of the better looking monacos IMO
     
  6. RushDom

    RushDom Jul 12, 2022

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    You could get Bamford to build you a Siffert Monaco for £7.5k :)

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  7. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 12, 2022

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    ^ Think I built something like that for myself in the Bamford customizer once. Can lose hours on that thing, lol

    How fun would it be to do some sort of contest where we all bought Bamford-customized Monacos and judged which one was best?
     
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  8. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Jul 12, 2022

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    But no Monaco collection can be complete without a Gulf! ::screwloose::(j/k)

    If I were looking for a white Monaco, my pics would be the Gulf CW2118 or CS2113. As @abrod520 mentioned, some of the others on your list are really silver. As I already have a Gulf model, like you, I'd probably aim for the CS2113.
     
  9. Jemagloh

    Jemagloh Jul 12, 2022

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    I agree with @stevec14 (but admittedly am biased).

    As others have noted, these are more silver. The Titan has a very nice sunray, too.
     
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  10. YG_Rulz

    YG_Rulz Jul 12, 2022

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    Thanks all. I'm not hell bent on white - I'm after a light colour (so white, silver, light grey work). It's just that I'm trying to get coloured dials in the collection. I've got blue ( CAW211P), green (CAW211E), purple (CBL2118), brown (CW2114) and black (CAW2116). I've got my eyes set on CBL2114 for the red and now shortlisting a light/white/silver dial so that I can keep an eye out for one at the right price.
     
  11. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 12, 2022

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    In that case I've voting wholeheartedly for the Titan, that thing was really cool when I tried it on. Prob shoulda bought it really
     
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  12. YG_Rulz

    YG_Rulz Jul 12, 2022

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    Great, I'll add that to the wishlist then. Is it lighter than the regular Cal 11s, considering its titanium?

    I was actually on the fence for the CS2113, since its not one of the typical movements ( 11 / 12 / 17). I was very tempted by the fact that one's available on C24 for around 4000 EUR, which IMO is a very good price for a 200 piece LE
     
  13. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Jul 12, 2022

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    All the more reason to get one if it were me, I like things that aren't typical. The old CS re-issues are unlike any of the more modern Monacos and are becoming somewhat "vintage" in their own right.
     
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  14. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 12, 2022

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    Probably. To be fully honest with you though, I haven't tried on a modern Calibre 11 Monaco in years. But the sandblasted case looked so good compared to the polished steel cases.
     
  15. YG_Rulz

    YG_Rulz Jul 12, 2022

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    Damn you!!!! :whipped: ;);).
     
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  16. Jemagloh

    Jemagloh Jul 12, 2022

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    The Titan is lighter to an extent. I would say it is noticeable but not necessarily significant.
     
  17. paysdoufs

    paysdoufs Jul 12, 2022

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    The CAW211C is definitely silver, not white. I had one on my wrist about two weeks ago, but wasn’t convinced enough to succumb…

    I think what mainly held me back was the lack of contrast between dial and subdials - felt like a washed out panda.
     
  18. NGO1

    NGO1 Jul 12, 2022

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    George? George Bamford?!
    Nice try bud.
     
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  19. abrod520

    abrod520 Jul 13, 2022

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    :p

    If I were George I'd already have every color combo!
     
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  20. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Jul 19, 2022

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    Gulf.