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Independents: Thank you, Dean. I'm happy to hear that the video

works for you! Thank you for your comment. Cheers, Valentin
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Independents: pplater, thank you! I didn't take my big camera with me. Yet, there is

one snap I shot with my phone that I am happy to share with you. Thanks, Valentin
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Independents: Basel 2014: Haldimann H1 latest version (video)

Dear all During this year's Baselworld show I had a chance to visit Beat Haldimann and marvel at his latest creations. Apart from the sublime H11 Beat showed me the most recent version of his celebrated H1. I made a video for you to enjoy. Look closely and you will spot the new shape of the hands. B
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Independents: Francois, I am honoured to have introduced you to

Beat Haldimann’s wonderful creations and I am humbled by your kind words. Thank you so much! Of course, I can fully understand your first impression of the H8 and H9. I have been interested in horology for more than thirty years now and I have kept cultivating my enthusiasm about watchmaking. And ye
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Independents: Francois, you're observations are spot on. Too bad you can't

come to Basel this year. I, too, hope to see a lot of reports about the H11. Thanks, Valentin
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Independents: Thank you, Damjan, for your comment. How right you are!

Glad you liked the read. Cheers, Valentin
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Independents: Thank you, Francois-Xavier. I'm glad you like the H11. I think seduction

is the right term to describe what happens to you when you see the H11 for the first time. Believe me, it's such a captivating watch. When I visited Beat, he left me alone for two good hours to shoot the photographs. After this I had time to ponder the watch quietly and I couldn't decide which side
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Independents: Mostel, thank you for the clarification. Certainly, the

dial may appear prosaic and bland to some. Yet for me this creative restraint on the dial side is part of the fascination. But I agree, the watch must be seen in person to get the full impression. Hopefully you will soon find an opportunity to see the H11. Thanks, Valentin
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Independents: Thank you, Faisal. The balance wheel has always been

captivating for me. It is the heart of the watch and in the case of the H11 the whole purism of a "simple" balance wheel is presented so beautifully. In fact, I prefer the central balance over a tourbillon complication. Cheers, Valentin
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