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Ulysse Nardin: Well, the way how the gears for the astronomic indications work can be found publicly ...

... by researching the patent registries. Just don't expect to get an information clear enough to really understand all its details. It is common for patent entries to be only as detailed as demanded by the patent provisions in order to register the invention, but not detailed enough to permit a com
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Food & Wine: OMG! How much I envy you!

This appears to be one outstanding menu worth to be stored in a lifetime's memory! Marcus
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Breguet: Your're right. Unfortunately, Breguet doesn't offer straps in this style ....

.... and since the end parts of their straps perfectly match the case's outlines, the beautiful flutes between the lugs are completely hidden. I like them visible, so an aftermarket strap with straight end is the solution. The second strap is offered by Kaufmann, the first one is a bit special: It i
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Breguet: I have to disagree ....

.... since the Type XXI suffers from the common luxury syndrome of many fine timepieces: It is considered cheap to simply lacquer the hands with white paint, so what you get are perfectly polished steel hands, sometimes even plated with a hi-gloss rhodium result is that these hands, the stop second
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Officine Panerai: The "Azzurro" appears to be not very popular ....

Be it due to its for a Submersible small size of only 42mm, or to the blue ceramic bezel, this online-only limited edition would not be sold out immediately, as its predecesor did. Launched in 2021, I could still order it from Panerai two months ago. However, my watch is no. 498 of 500, so there mig
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Breguet: My summer pilot: Type XXI

... which is the perfect companion for cooking and BBQ: combining the bidirectionally rotating bezel and the flyback central minute counter, it is the perfect watch to time my various dishes. Marcus
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Horological Meandering: Meanwhile, I am quite well.

Had a difficult phase with depression, and now I just recovered from Covid. Generally, I am happy. Marcus
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Ulysse Nardin: Too pity that this thread is a bit silent ....

.... since I know that several Trilogy pieces are in the hands of forum members. I have my Planetarium since twentyone years now, but, unfortunately, have not worn it since the begin of the pandemic. It rests at my bank vault, but I really desire it now. When the summer heat is over, I will retrieve
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By: Marcus Hanke
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Ulysse Nardin: Oh my, Nico! Isn't it enough that nearly all brands release their novelties date-less?

Just let us our tiny and disturbing date windows, so we heave a reason to put on our reading glasses .... Marcus
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By: Marcus Hanke
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