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Patek Philippe: Great watch indeed it has not stayed in production for long.

I have a 5109J because I preferred the white/off-white dial. The R one (yours) has a textured dial, while mine is plain;
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By: montres1
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Horological Meandering: Very nice machine indeed !

I have the same, mine is from 1992 apparently but no specific provenance it was not used on a prestigious ship. Here-after a few pictures: And pictures of the movement when I "corked" it for smooth transportation (despite being built to survive sea conditions, they are actually very fragile and I re
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By: montres1
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Girard Perregaux: Congrats on the achievement, I would not even have thought about doing such things, changing the rotor, it is the first time I hear/see it !

By the way did you notice any change in chronometry/precision ? I would assume the movement is set based on his rotor and hence changing the rotor (weight, balance etc.) could change the timing precision ? Overall a very nice watch, if there was 1 thing to say is the "Automatic" which is way too big
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By: montres1
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IWC: I have the same as yours, titanium on bracelet and I have owned it for 12 years now.

Great watch, I love it, even though it is worn only occasionally in my rotation scheme ! It suddenly stopped about 2 years ago, so I sent it for service to IWC (specifically without polish, as it is in very good condition) and I think it is back on track for a few years. Overall an excellent watch I
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By: montres1
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IWC: Wow, very nice watch indeed !

The very useful perpetual calendar combined with one of the nicest yet useless complications the rattrapante !! I love it, I once almost purchased a Tourbillon perpetual Da Vinci (same case as yours) and I almost regret it. Actually I am pretty sure this 90's case will be back to fashion much more t
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