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Guilloche

Christie’s in Hong Kong just sold the first Philippe Dufour Simplicity to appear at auction for a staggering HK$1.98m, equivalent to US$256,395. The auctioneer’s head of watches in Geneva, Thomas Perazzi, brought the hammer down on the Simplicity after ju
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By: Cozmopak
27
mpakalnis
1828

Please don't take this the wrong way

1)It was well finished and offered something I find enjoyable like guilloché. In other words, the factor of hand work made the watch attractive front and back. Examples: A Dufour Simplicity (obviously) or the no-CNC custom watches by Atelier de Chronometr
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By: Thomas_3
31
iceheller
1992

Best cosmetic finishing

From those examples I have owned before and examined very closely, This is how I will rank them. For absolute aesthetic viewing, 1) Dufour Simplicity (it truly glows), 2) Kari Observatoire (it is great but it dulls once you place it next to a Simplicity)
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By: Ronald Held
25
1528523921
1300

In case you where wondering if mr Philippe Dufour still makes watches then please read this article

Found: A Unique Philippe Dufour Simplicity In Stainless Steel With Eastern Arabic Dial What a absolute beautiful watch imho
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By: Watchonthewrist
13
Dr No
1633

Dufour Simplicity 103 Recovered

I’m happy to report that, after lengthy court proceedings, I have finally recovered my stolen Simplicity. I want to thank my friend SJX in Singapore and also Mr Dufour himself for their help recovering the watch. Also, thank you to all you forum members w
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By: bmwmw
39
Bounce781
2143

Top Five Independent Brands?

I have trouble settling on five, to be honest. It becomes an easier question if resale value is your objective proxy for overall brand strength. Dufour, Voutilainen, Journe and (Roger) Smith are sure to show up as consensus picks. Journe isn’t touching Du
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By: benlee338
63
Mitch K
10050

Stolen Philippe Dufour Simplicity

Another image of the stolen Simpliciry. Please DM me if you come across it.
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By: bmwmw
35
bmwmw
7734

Stolen Philippe Dufour Simplicity

My Dufour Simplicity was stolen yesterday in a home burglary. Platinum case, silver coloured dial, rose gold baton markers and dauphine hands. Serial number 103. Please DM me if you come across it.
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By: bmwmw
35
bmwmw
7734

Roland Iten: For The Man Who Has Everything - This Moderator's Favorite Horological Inspired Lifestyle Item

Moderator Patrick_y admits why he has acquired very few watches over the years and doles out unsolicited holiday advice… What do you buy after you have a few nice watches? That's Roland Iten. The man is an energetic man who is filled with bright ideas! I’
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By: patrick_y
18
patrick_y
2176

Independent Conundrum

Hope everyone here is having a spectacular week and so are his/ her watches. Considering buying my first independent after owning a few Patek and Rolex, but I am in a fix and was hoping someone would point me in the right direction though I have tried loo
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By: Anirudh
16
sham1
1906