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Chopard: A Friend's watch was quite striking

Wandering through our capital city, I stopped for a moment at the Bank of England. Wellington guards the Bank of England A strange melody played in my head and then I realised it was "A British Bank" from the movie 'Mary Poppins' (1964). A British Bank Then, I met my friend who kindly brought this s
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Horological Meandering: That is taking passion to another level

Horology75 You're too keen! 😆 Congratulations, MTF
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Horological Meandering: Stories vs Truth

Marcus Thanks for explanation Like most political scenarios, there is the public face and then there is what lurks beneath. 😉 MTF
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Zenith: Not always by collection size

Jay, I'm not a big collector so it may not be a factor. It may be exposure to many products, owners and collector as knowledge based intelligence gathering. I think 'trust' means the brand CEO knows that we are not setting out to spoil their launch plans or reveal stuff inappropriately. We can share
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Zenith: Fare thee well, old friend

Magnus, Thank you for past services as member and lately moderator for Roger Dubuis and Zenith fora. I hope we will not be strangers and neet again soon in the watch collecting world. Best regards, Melvyn (MTF)
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Zenith: It depends on the level of trust

Jay, Trust is easy to say but difficult to earn. For some brands with strong personal relationships, I have been involved at the "blue sky brainstorming" stage before pen has hit paper or nowadays mouse hitting mouse pad. For more exciting news, I've seen prototypes 2 or 3 years before production. F
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Horological Meandering: Austrian Air Force is a mysterious entity

Marcus, The Hanhart red-button chronographs are well known and I looked at a few during the time that old PuristS friend Thomas Morf was in charge of the brand. He now leads Favre-Leuba. I'm puzzled by the Austrian Airforce. It has one of the more modern frontline aircraft - Eurofighter Typhoon - la
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Horological Meandering: Screw: the reason

MCG, I think the screws are a design motif to evoke cockpit instruments.... Regards, MTF Airspeed Indicator Rate of Climb Indicator B&R Phantom and St Galen ABR
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