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JLC and IWC Mark XI, a perfect duo

I certainly understand your well put reflections regarding these 2 pieces. In a interview with Roger Smith he mentioned, that the famed watchmaker George Daniels had a JLC mark XI as one of his few personal wristwatches. I don't think he modified it with
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By: Mr.Gatsby
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winther502
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Am I the only sneaker head/watch head in here? Got this sought after Dark Mocca Jordan 1 high 3 weeks ago

Pairing it here with PAM 249 and George Daniels on the shelf.
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By: jlc.thomsen
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jlc.thomsen
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KURONO - Chronograph 2

KURONO are the Japan-made watches designed by independent Japanese watchmaker Hajime Asaoka and have recently produced beautiful timepieces that share many design details of Hajime's exclusive handmade atelier watches. I have been fortunate to see one of
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By: Cpt Scarlet
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Cpt Scarlet
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What do you look for in independent brands?

I imagine there are many who are comfortable and excited by independent brands and the watches they produce but for me personally, it’s the support of independent watchmakers that matters. Not designers, marketers, investors, etc. As watchmaking has sever
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By: HN1392
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Spencer_Karrington
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What do you look for in independent brands?

Independent watchmaking rhymes with either HH or in-house production. Let’s say you buy a movement, then design a case, hands and dial, what sets that apart from all of the kickstarter microbrands? You’d be financially independent (i.e not part of a group
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By: HN1392
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Spencer_Karrington
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When do we talk about an in-house movement? And when is it Unitas based?

There are IMHO 3 ways to design a movement “in house” The first one and the more in house, is to use a blank page, calculate the gear train teeth count, escapement angles, mainspring power etc. The second one, is to outsource the hardest things like the e
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By: Bruno.M1
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cronolog
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Question

See George Daniels' The Art of Breguet page 69 for explanation of Breguet's jump-hour system.
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By: EinPa
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als1678
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The Charles Frodsham Double Impulse Chronometer Wristwatch: On The Wrist!

I am so happy for you, I just bought my first RW Smith Series 2 with the same George Daniels escarpment, I feel like I’m in a class of my own as you have every right to feel as well. Enjoy your watch and the experience only a few luck souls get to have...
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By: Spangles - Mr. Tabby
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holdemchamp1225
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The Charles Frodsham Double Impulse Chronometer Wristwatch: On The Wrist!

This came in just before New Year's and I wanted to share it with you. As you can see, I went with the 22k YG case. This was the first wristwatch to use George Daniels' double impulse escapement on Derek Pratt's suggestion and it is the only wristwatch to
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By: Spangles - Mr. Tabby
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holdemchamp1225
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New watch for a new year

Breguet 7597 I look forward to see the retrograde date switch back at midnight and reading my Art of Breguet book by George Daniels. Happy New Year!!
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By: Chapstickjunkie81
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Geo
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