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Vacheron Constantin: Glad Vacheron is listening...

Those lugs look great in any metal, but a steel case means the watch can be enjoyed on casual days too. Now the real question is, how does it stack up against the salmon dial Montblanc Heritage Pulsographe? Without examining both in the metal, I can’t say definitively which I prefer. I think the Vac
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Horological Meandering: What magazine is that?

Not totally clear by your photo, but is that a magazine focused around Instagram posts?
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F.P. Journe: Big improvement IMHO

Thank you for the photos and review!
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Independents: Wonderful watches!

I’m not an owner, but I think many of De Bethune’s watches are beautiful and modern. Some are not to my taste, but I think they’ve hit their stride with the articulating lugs. The DB28 is the signature and the one I might choose myself. With a large budget, I’d seriously consider the new DB21RE Maxi
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Independents: I have a view, for sure.

Big fan of Ressence, so I’m happy to see the Belgian scene grow out. I like the creative elements brought to the design by the young team, including the lack of a bezel, the box crystal and the moire guilloche pattern. The hands appear to be simple. If they could be faceted or polished to a mirror f
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Omega: Similar to Breitling Superocean Chronowerks...

Breitling had a Superocean Chronowerks priced at $39,000...few years back. This is of a similar idea. I doubt those watches sold well and I doubt they’ll maintain their value in the collectors market. I feel this Omega, while a cool timepiece, is not priced to sell. Most people will choose the Richa
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Zenith: Beautiful watch!

Always found the Chronomaster Opens to be stunning watches. Love your example in gold, with the guilloche dial. My Chronomaster Open left my collection over 10 years ago, as I found it too large for my wrist, plus there were servicing issues. Gone, but not forgotten...
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Horological Meandering: Still fun! No Rolex or Patek in my collection.

I now purchase all my watches secondhand. Typically 40-60% of MSRP. If I decide to sell, maybe I lose 20%. If I’m worried, I don’t buy. I will not retreat to safer brands. I’m thankful for the people who follow their tastes and take risks on brands like Ressence at retail. Without them, I would not
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Glashütte Original: A good chronograph encourages precise cooking!

If everyone could agree on a standardized steak thickness and grill temperature, we could have long lines in the minute register that correspond to rare, medium rare and medium.
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Glashütte Original: Rare bird, but timeless.

It’s hard to remember, but grey was in fashion, circa 2006. What is the in colour today? Military green? This watch is a classic, at least for longtime fans of the brand. It’s interesting to note that the dial side layout of the newer Cal. 37 is more symmetric, and performance/reliability is better
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