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Horological Meandering: A reason to share my thoughts...

I’ve had this exact model since it was first released in 2008. It works perfectly with a suit and on weekend camping trips. I regularly use the 24 hour bezel to time conference calls around the world. This watch didn’t miss a beat after a 4’ drop on a tile floor that dinged its case; the same drop b
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By: iwolf81
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: What a fascinating story!

That was one of my favorite articles in Hodinkee. Thank you for sharing it! Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Omega: A great pair to cover almost all occasions

I have similar thinking too! Now to find that understated watch only you and watch geeks will appreciate, like a Polerouter. Best Ira
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By: iwolf81
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Horological Meandering: I read the announcements all the time

My favorite place the view new watch announcements is Time Zone’s Industry News. I usually read through each article daily, though I do skip quickly through watches that are encrusted with jewels or are so bizarre that I can’t tell the time.
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: Got the band back together!

As soon as the new Daytona came in, the no-nickname GMT went out for service. However, they are now finally together! Although these watches are both 40mm, the GMT maxi case and ceramic bezel help dwarf the Daytona. While the Daytona has a fair amount of gold, it feels so comfortable that I often fi
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: Thank you everyone for your comments!

Thank you all for making me feel better about the polishing mistake! Unfortunately, I found two other issues when I went to pick up the watch: The triangle marker on the bezel was not clicking precisely at 12 o'clock, and the hour hand was not pointing precisely at the hour markers either. I know th
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By: iwolf81
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Rolex: GMT-M2C bracelet mistakenly polished - affect on value?

I brought my steel GMT-M2C to my local AD for service and directed them NOT to polish it. However, they mistakenly polished the bracelet after separating it from the case. What is the effect on the value of this watch? It is the first year release of the steel model with the black dial. (I have not
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By: iwolf81
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Horological Meandering: Chopard 1.96 wins for me!

Flip them over and ask the question again. With its visible, superbly finished micro rotor movement, it’s no contest. Best, Ira
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By: iwolf81
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