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Commissioning a Unique Piece to Celebrate Traditional Craftsmanship: Jochen Benzinger with Svend Andersen

In the watch industry masters of different trades work together. Jochen Benzinger is a specialist for decorative work on dials and movement parts, but he offers also watches bearing his name. I wanted one of his watches, though, he could not offer the add
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By: BjoernM21
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cazalea
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Respect

A WIS friend and I met F.P. Journe and his Director of U.S., Pierre Halimi, a couple of years ago at his holiday party in NYC. They don’t sell tantalum buckles for the Chronometre Bleu separately (or at least they didn’t at the time) because it’s so diffi
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By: Journe1304
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JToddH
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An evening at the F.P. Journe Boutique in Tokyo

F.P. Journe has been open for business in Tokyo since 2003, with its boutique occupying two floors of an elegantly minimalist Tadao Ando building in chic Aoyama, not far from the Omotesando boulevard. The brand now has eleven boutiques around the world (m
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By: pulp84
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Alkiro1
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My hand-made watch project! Update

Hi everyone, I've been working hard in the last couple of months on finishing my prototype hand-made watch. It is still not 100%, but it's far more refined than it was before. The 3/4 plate was cut, in order to have a separate barrel and train bridge. The
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By: David L.
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TomSinger
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I’ve had the chance to visit Czapek office today thanks to a very kind PuristS friend

And I particularly focused my attention on this mesmerising green dial whose name is Rainforest Green. Pretty unusual dial colour but very nice in real. What do you think of it? Green could be the next trendy colour? (Maybe a topic made for Mr Green 😉). B
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By: Alkiro1
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Alkiro1
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A couple of FP Journe pieces

Stopped by my local FP Journe boutique and got the chance to try on a few of their pieces. Although not really my taste, the CM is an interesting piece, and the combination of the frosted gold and black go quite well together. As for the Holland & Holland
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By: Skyrider01
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Skyrider01
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A Quick visit to Geneva yesterday to pick up my new watch .

The journey started at last Salon QP 2017 when i had a nice chat with Xavier de Roquemaurel and asked him if i could order a different dail color , he told me ,,no problem just let me know what you like ,, And here it is 🤗 Its exactly what i had in mind 👌
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By: Watchonthewrist
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Watchonthewrist
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Sicilian breakfast, with a bit of Swiss uniqueness

Once upon a time, true richness came to eastern Sicily through our very special red oranges. Now, it's not the same anymore, afaik due to the ineptitude of our producers. Nonetheless, our generous Mother Nature still continues to let us benefit of the ext
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By: pureswissmade349
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Alkiro1
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Sunday hike with FPJ CB

Love this shade of blue!
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By: mj23
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mj23
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Groenefeld Remontoire Movement shots

Inspired by alkiro's emil lange macro shots yesterday, I've tried to get some macros from my new love's backside. Here are my Top3: HAGWE
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By: nafetS
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Obeezy
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