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Horological Meandering: Around 1992, I was 10 years old….

…and my older cousin who would have been 15 at the time received a Tag Formula 1 for his birthday. I was obsessed by it, and another older cousin got me a fake Tag (not even sure what model it was supposed to be, but it was a steel sports), and the rest is history. Throughout my teens I had Swatches
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IWC: Duh…

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Horological Meandering: My uneducated opinion based on zero research…

I always thought that the true Calatrava was Patek, but the word Calatrava was used as a kind of shorthand to describe a certain style of vintage dress watch, often with sub-seconds. I wouldn’t call anything other than a Patek a ‘Calatrava’ but when other watches are called that, I get what they mea
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Independents: I considered myself highly fortunate for simply being able to handle one recently. To own one must be amazing.

The brothers work is truly incredible. Don’t know how to describe it, but kind of modern and classic at the same time. The finishing is out of this world too.
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Patek Philippe: .

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A. Lange & Söhne: Sore topic for me...

...I picked up a pile of laundry a couple of weeks ago not realizing a fairly recently purchased white Eton shirt was in there, along with some new jeans. I now have a vaguely blueish/purpleish ‘white’ eton shirt, that is unsalvageable!
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Horological Meandering: Agreed.

I started reading Hodinkee very early, and I attended their first ever pop event (think it was 2011), and I’ve actually bought a watch from Ben (privately, not via Hodinkee) around 2012. He also used to come to RedBar occasionally. I’ve always found him to be a decent guy. I don’t really get the cri
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Patek Philippe: Wow!

I’ve never been a fan of the hobnail bezel, but this completely works. What a beautiful piece.
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