Twins, the same but not

Jun 07, 2024,18:46 PM

Stopped by Christies to check out the Signature 1 up for auction (#2) and was surprised to find the dial differed from mine (#5).

The pic is terrible but you can just see that the earlier watch has a very very subtle circular graining to the center of the dial which isn't on the later watch which is super matte and the outer ring sunburst finish is slightly lighter in color and depth on the earlier watch.

Super nerdy and esoteric I know but it's a fun reminder that even the "same" watch isn't the same and with age every watch gets more unique over time.

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 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : June 7th, 2024-19:18


 By: hora12reborn : June 7th, 2024-19:40

When we did the P10 Gerber watch for this community we learned that it's very hard to control small batches

 By: cazalea : June 7th, 2024-19:39
When they were produced, the dials were supposed to sparkle around the engraving, but some were more matte finish and there there was an issue matching the date rings. In the end, Paul sent the watches with the best dials installed, and an extra dial and ...  

These are spectacular.

 By: gary_g : June 8th, 2024-12:17
Such interesting design. Thank you for sharing.

One that they did for me

 By: garyglick : June 8th, 2024-15:49

Wow that’s an amazing grail.

 By: gary_g : June 8th, 2024-16:55
Congratulations πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸΎ!!!

Super cool! Thanks for sharing, really awesome to see variations and custom requests within the series

 By: Fastwong : June 8th, 2024-18:29
I have been wanting to try to catalog all the variants since I did see piece unique sapphire cased, arabic dialed and an all blue plated Signature 1 variants as well.