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A. Lange & Söhne: Thanks for posting this! I was curious...

Do you know if your watch is part of the 111.046 and 112.046 sets, with the solid caseback pictured below? I believe these paired Langes (36mm and 38.5mm) were sold as a limited edition of 25 in the Japanese market around 2007. Many thanks for posting this rarely seen piece!
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A. Lange & Söhne: +1 - prefer the original because things that I actually see and experience overshadow those that I don't....

To my eye, the original movement is much more aesthetically pleasing. That matters more to me than the knowledge that the newer movement contains technical improvements. Of course, I might feel differently if I actually experienced problems with the original Lange 1 movements. But something like an
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A. Lange & Söhne: If I remember correctly...

Years ago, this Lange board game was given to certain salespeople (from ADs, boutiques, etc.) who attended Lange trainings (so you may see a person's name printed or engraved somewhere on the game). The game was used as a fun way to help salespeople learn about the brand and also test their knowledg
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F.P. Journe: I'd say "go with your gut and keep the CB," but...

... otherwise I'd probably make the trade. It all comes down to personal aesthetic preference for me. I've thought about getting a CB quite often but didn't pull the trigger because I didn't think I'd wear it. I have other time-only watches that I like more. But I've had an Octa Calendrier for quite
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A. Lange & Söhne: Cabaret Tourbillon...

Thanks for this, FX! I was curious about the Cabaret Tourbillon. Was this just on display, or was the boutique actually selling it? I'm asking because Lange stopped offering this piece officially about 7 years ago, but I know the occasional older piece sometimes appears unexpectedly for sale.
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A. Lange & Söhne: My second-hand understanding is that US boutiques will start delivering Odysseus around April 2020, and then US AD's around November 2020.

April 2020 seems pretty typical schedule for a new Lange release -- available about 6 months after we first see it.
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