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Jaeger Lecoultre Cal 101 and 849: 2 great movements from La Grande Maison.

Of course we could mention many great movements from Jaeger Lecoultre. They made,since 1833, more than 2000 movements, so the list can be endless, such as the Cal 889, the 38x from the Duometre line, the Gyrotourbillons, and, of course, the vintage calibr
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Ceramic 45mm Radomir Choices... 292 v 643 v 384 v 643

models: 292 and 643 have Eta/Unitas movements inside, whereas the 384 has a P.2002/3 in house movement. The Unitas calibres are among the sturdiest movement in the industry and well known for their durability. Also, since they are basic movements can be m
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By: Millhoose
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Millhoose
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Jaquet Droz Petitie Heure Minute Paillonee and enamel dials

Without a flicker of doubt, the most attractive feature of the watch is the enamel dial, which requires an extremely labor-intensive process - an almost dying art, so to speak... Enameling refers to the use of colored glass to form a decorative surface ov
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By: samwan
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samwan
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Jaeger Lecoultre and chiming watches. Some videos

Jaeger Lecoultre sent me a very interesting link with some videos on their chiming watches. There are some facts I knew, some that I forgot. When Jaeger Lecoultre says, for example, that they made 200 chiming calibres, they count the alarm, too. A fact I
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Help please on vintage Vacheron Constantin movement calibres

Please will an expert here tell me the difference between a calibre 453/2C and a calibre 453/3B vintage movement? I have seen a good number of 3B's but never a 2C, which is fitted to a watch that interests me. Thanks Clive
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By: chippyfly
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Input please -

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By: Watch_time_it_is
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Watch_time_it_is
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Montblanc Minerva Villeret. A festival of horological delights.

Words are needless, here. I will just share some pictures of the high level of finishings of some movements. A Classic: " Simple " Chronograph movements: 13.21 on the left, 16.29 on the right: With a different variation of the 16.29, here, as you can find
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By: amanico
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amanico
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A historic Harwood automatic movement made by Blancpain is maybe of interest to you ?? BLANCPAIN HISTORICAL TIMEPIECES – HARWOOD AUTOMATIC (1926) – THE WORLD’S FIRST AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH

On the movement side, Frédéric-Emile was particularly fascinated by the challenges of automatic winding. In the mid-1920s he made the acquaintance of a British watchmaker, John Harwood who had been working on bringing an automatic winding system, then sol
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By: Ron_W
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