Oh, the humanity.

Jun 11, 2024,19:20 PM

Just for fun trivia: what watchmaker "defaced" a George Daniels tourbillon pocket-watch?

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 By: Ratskunk : June 16th, 2024-13:51
The watchmaker was featured in the September 2015 issue of Plumbing & Mechanical magazine. ...  

Stand and Deliver a Hint

 By: Ratskunk : June 17th, 2024-12:44
The watchmaker rescued one of the most important German Tourbillons from obscurity, the watch having been thought lost to history...Adam Ant in a 1980 Melody Maker interview said of the watch: " Alfred Helwig's 1927 tourbillon is Mozart's Jupiter forged i...  

Hint: Es war doch eine Breguet!

 By: Ratskunk : June 18th, 2024-14:41
The watchmaker (subject of the trivia question) was the ultimate buyer of Breguet No. 455 sold to Edgar Mannheimer by Theodor René Beyer; in a Neue Zürich Zeitung article Theodor Beyer tells of his regret in selling such a rare Breguet with a verge moveme...  

Well, I give up.

 By: TheMadDruid : June 20th, 2024-00:46
Cough it up now. Who?

Answer: You wouldn't like George when he's angry...

 By: Ratskunk : June 20th, 2024-12:00
Thomas Engel is the vandal and the victim now commonly called the "Engel" is the 7th of the octet of tourbillions George Daniels made in the 1960s-1970s; No. 7 is the only one of the 8 having a power-reserve display. For reference please see Antiquorum, G...  

Someone was angry 😤

 By: TheMadDruid : June 20th, 2024-14:30
Thanks for the story!