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10 Years of Bulgari Octo - The Factory Tour Part I

I want to write about music. Actually I really want to write about the best watch someone can buy in the 10,000 Euro range, but let’s talk about music first. Music produced by bands today are often “manufactured” meaning a record label identifies a segment missing in the industry, and then “starts”
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By: patrick_y
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Chronometer (aka yacomino)
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Jaeger Lecoultre Reverso Septantième 15th Anniversary.

Well, to avoid any confusion, this Reverso has been with me for 15 years. I got it in August 2007, it was released in 2002. How to describe this watch? Formal and precious, it is, with its elegant ruthenium dial and its sensual floral numerals, made in silver powder. Without forgetting the rare rect
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Jaeger Lecoultre Master Minute Repeater Titanium: 15th Anniversary.

When we look back at the Jaeger Lecoultre Catalogue, the Master Minute Repeater in titanium was, in my opinion, one of the most thrilling releases, in 2006, two years after the wonderful Master Gyrotourbillon One, and one year after the Master Minute Repeater in platinum. To be honest, I was in awe
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Watches and Wonders 2022: Jaeger Lecoultre Master Memovox Timer Rose Gold.

In 2020, Jaeger Lecoultre introduced the Master Memovox Timer, a new Memovox, using the new Master Case, totally revisited, refined should I say, thinner ( 12, 39 mm high ), even though it has the same diameter than the former one ( 40 mm ). The key points of the Memovox Timer were: - The blend of c
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Rolex GMT MASTER 6542. The booklet has landed!

I got this watch exactly 11 years ago with its COSC Certificate and its warranty. I got a " Rolex + " crown, which is the correct one, and now, the 6542 Booklet, thanks to Bill who kindly gifted it to me. The watch on its papers, and the booklet, now. You know my love for this watch and reference. T
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By: amanico
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Subexplorer
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Watches and Wonders 2022: A review on the Cartier Privé Tank Chinoise Skeleton Lacquered.

I will say it straight, this Tank Chinoise Skeleton is one of the watches which pleased me the most, this year. I must confess that I don't know a lot about Cartier and that only a few watches from this brand have caught my attention, but here, I have strongly fallen in love. And, second surprise, t
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Watches and Wonders 2022: A review on the Jaeger Lecoultre Master Control Date and Master Control Calendar Blue Dials.

You certainly kept in mind that when we saw the new Master Control Line in 2020, we were hoping that, one day, a colored version would come. Some thought, logically, that a black dial would " land ". Logically as for more than 20 years, steel cases were associated to black dials, and we have in mind
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By: amanico
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amanico
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WatchProSite Interviews: Vincent Deprez - The Next Great Watchmaker

Moderator Patrick_y interviews rising star independent watchmaker Vincent Deprez. A watchmaking prodigy who started working at Vacheron Constantin at the age of 15, to determine how thoroughly Vincent Deprez makes his watches on his own. Would I make a nice wrist model? I think so. I'm enjoying a lo
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By: patrick_y
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patrick_y
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WatchProSite Jaeger Lecoultre Manufacture Tour. The thread.

For many years we wanted to organize a Manufacture Tour with Jaeger Lecoultre. Because Jaeger Lecoultre is one the most interesting watchmakers, because our site celebrated its 20th anniversary last year, because our relations with the brand are long and friendly. We wanted to make it happen in 2018
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By: amanico
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amanico
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