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A. Lange & Söhne: Interesting, I asked Lange a few months ago if my Striking Time could be modified...

... when sent for servicing and was told no, they don't do that. I was just curious because the fractional pre-loading doesn't bother me at all.
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A. Lange & Söhne: Cabaret occupies an interesting space among enthusiasts: Widely admired, rarely purchased.

I remember seriously pondering this years ago, with the limited (gray dial) LOG Cabaret. It was a really attractive watch, but I knew I'd never wear it so I decided to pass on it.
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A. Lange & Söhne: The Hodinkee writeup spoke to this and says...

"...there are unfortunately no plans to bring back the Cabaret as a regular production watch, although it's fantastic to see even this limited return of the model. The problem, Anthony de Haas told us, is that the Cabaret, while definitely a passion project for the company, never performed all that
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A. Lange & Söhne: Ahh, that amazing 1815 model, with silver (not rhodium) dial!

When visiting the Lange factory a number of years ago, I had lunch with a now-retired employee who was wearing that watch on her wrist. The case was totally beat up -- scratches everywhere -- and it was just so beautiful in that well-used condition, which made the dial and hands pop even more. You h
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Rolex: It's a great watch!

Enjoy the weekend Tony!
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Horological Meandering: I sent you a PM mentioning Vollmer, another German manufacturer, but...

... consider the look you want. I didn't want the polished end tubes (or any end tubes) because I felt like they called too much attention to the bracelet. I wanted the bracelet to be incidental, which meant no end tubes and being able to see the springbars through the bracelet. I felt like that loo
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A. Lange & Söhne: Your regret is entirely understandable

The ZW Striking Time was the rare watch that I knew I wanted before I ever saw (or heard) it in person and even though I knew it'd look abnormally large on my wrist. As others have said, Lange also did a fantastic job with the ZW Date. I'd have a hard time choosing between the Striking Time and Date
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