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Audemars Piguet: Repeater for sure!

Most beautiful movement in the group. AP has a long history of jump hours and this is a great modern take. It's also very rarely seen. So jealous that you have it in your collection - congrats!
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Glashutte Original: There is a lot going on ...

... yet it looks all harmonious. The big date, power reserve, chronograph, etc. Very lovely and pretty rare piece
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By: alphabeta81
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Independents: What a personal and beautiful piece of art

Thank you for sharing. Spectacular!
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By: alphabeta81
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Rolex: Quality over quantity, this is not even close

5711 by a million miles
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By: alphabeta81
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I would highlight how beautiful the watch is ... while also...

... making the insane outrageous price in super duper small font hoping people might miss it ;-) When I saw it, I thought it was literally 2x what this watch should be
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By: alphabeta81
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Patek Philippe: Great choice

Notice that on the 5059 and the modern 5159, the leap year window "eats" the date at 15 17 --- looks AWFUL. But the original, the 5050, is sheer design perfection!
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By: alphabeta81
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Roger Dubuis: Totally agree - two of mine (I have many from the early era)

Actually, the "great days" of Dubuis, are for me, the very best in watchmaking. Creative yet classic. Great movements. I love the Sympathie case with the shaped crystal like yours. I also love the "Calatrava" style pieces he made back then I find NOTHING appealing in the latest version of Dubuis - i
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By: alphabeta81
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Independents: Agreed

Sham, we have our disagreements on THIS particular layout, but we both agree - this is one of the best overall watches made in a LONG time - the brothers did an incredible job on the movement and overall aesthetic.
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By: alphabeta81
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Independents: Chin is a chin ;-)

Yes, the 5270 is worse, but this chin breaks the harmony. I LOVE hand made watches, hand craftsmanship. Who cares where in the world it is made? More important, is that it is handcrafted. The original version intelligently says "Handcrafted" there, and the statement of hand craftsmanship on this one
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