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Cartier: What is the size of the watch pictured, please?

What is the size of the watch pictured, please?
8M
By: LouS
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Essential reference!

...but the piece I am looking to validate is from prior to the catalogs which you posted - I would guess 1940s. Any idea where I can dig up some reference materials?
2Y
By: LouS
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Noob question: How do I find Blomman's series on vintage catalogs?

In the old forum format, the Blomman series on vintage JLC catalogs was stickied. How do I go about consulting it now? Is there a keyword to search for? thanks in advance L
2Y
By: LouS
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Zenith: That is an odd caseback engraving

Engraved much more deeply than one normally sees, especially the serial number which is normally much lighter than the other text. I would say that perhaps it was re-engraved after the original was obliterated during an aggressive case polish (grain is normally linear, not circumferential), but that
3Y
By: LouS
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Zenith: I don't think Movado contributed anything

El Primero had been in development for years - Zenith's original plan had been to prepare it for its centennial in 1965. The expertise for the movement came largely - probably entirely - from Martel, Universal Geneve's long time chronograph movement supplier which was acquired by Zenith in 1960. Mov
4Y
By: LouS
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Zenith: El Primero in other brands

This is the list of other brands that have cased the El Primero that we came up with in another forum. Boucheron - in white gold, with cal 400Z branded "Boucheron El Primero" on rotor Concord - ( ? - 2002) Impresario - cal. 411 (without moonphase) Dior Chiffre Rouge DuBois & Fils - Zenith cal 410 in
4Y
By: LouS
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Then there is this curious design decision:

Luminescent hour indices but with non-luminescent hands. Yes, I know it is a luxury piece of jewelry that we are unlikely to depend on in the dark, but still - sometimes the people in the design office drag things a little too far from actual usefulness. Give me some of the candlestick hands from th
5Y
By: LouS
2

Patek Philippe: thanks

Adhesive, as in ordinary glue? Or is there something specific to be used here?
5Y
By: LouS
1