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Montblanc Villeret Chronograph grand feu enamel :)

They don’t make these anymore. I miss the Montblanc collection Villeret 1858. Fortunately I have one from this era. Wearing this today. And the Minerva heritage lives on thru the current Heritage and 1858 collections . Probably the best of both worlds. Ch
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By: jrwong23
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First purchase of 2020.

Compared to the BLNR ... two different calibres, two different bracelets. Different watch indeed.
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By: Monopole
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Montblanc Vintage Chronographe Monopusher

So this is the latest edition to my collection, the beautiful Vintage Chronographe Monopusher in white gold with a black enamel dial. The Montblanc collection Villeret 1858 is in my experience the best finish of a caliber that you can get and only compara
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By: penfriend
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A visit at the Breguet Manufacture, November 2019.

Breguet certainly is one of these magic names of the watch industry. We all have these old ads in mind, featuring some famous clients of the brand, such as Napoleon, Marie Antoinette, Churchill, just to name a few. We are many to have some models in mind,
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By: amanico
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Some Musings on the Future Desirability of Mechanical Timepieces

i'm quite positive not just because i see the interest of my son who is 9 now.... but also i see hints and these are serious efforts from young watchmakers ! may be one of them is building the next Calatrava or the Royal Oak - to be part of the future hol
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By: NickO
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Inspiration for this Habring2

Comes with a Minerva movement namely the Calibre 13.21
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By: CL
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Jaeger Lecoultre exclusive automatic movements: When Automatic is Beautiful.

Yes, I can't believe that one day, I would write this. When it comes to high end watches, I am, in principle, all for a manual winding movement. The exceptions are very rare. Here are two calibres which represent an excellent exception. The Cal 950 of the
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By: amanico
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Corps of Engineers VC Movement Identification?

It's even more difficult to get spare parts for those pocket watches then for the V&C wrist watches. Therefor to start the attempt to bring a pocket watch back to live will be well thought about in advance, especially if you are not able to do the movemen
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By: Laser01
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Montblanc 1858 Tachymeter: Cool attitude.

From the Habring website…. Interesting, no? What's the story behind the A11? Starting 2007, all Habring² models have been based on the wheelwork of the ETA/Valjoux 7750/7760 (auto/manual wind). Due to the widely-publicised withdrawal by ETA in 2011 – and
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By: amanico
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A great visit at Laurent Ferrier

Vacation finally allow me the time to post these few pics taken at the occasion of a visit at Laurent Ferrier ateliers in Geneva in May this year, sorry for the delay 😉. Laurent and Christian once again welcomed me at their ateliers and we had a great tim
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By: Mike H
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