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Independents: Oops 50m

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By: chintu
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Independents: Bianchet Tourbillon

Rodolfo and Emmanuelle Bianchet have launched their Bianchet openwork tourbillon. The watch is stated to be fitted with a proprietary caliber ( in collaboration with Olivier Mory) in a tonneau case of 43x50 mm and shock resistant to 6000G. The dimensions of the watch are stated to be as per the gol
3d
By: chintu
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Independents: Absolutely

MB&F creates every caliber afresh and that calls for serious investment of resources and tremendous horological expertise. That they have created 16 unique calibers in their 20 years of existence is a testimony to their capability and originality. The Horological Machines are polarising of course. P
7d
By: chintu
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Independents: The Digitale is a keeper

If you get one at a reasonable price it is a watch that ought to be in your permanent collection. With the unfortunate market-making activity in the pre-owned segment, DeBethune prices have risen to unaffordable levels though.
8d
By: chintu
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Independents: MB&F pieces shortlisted for GPHG 2021

LM101 stainless steel LMX Split Escapement Titanium LM Eddy Jaquet Around the World in 80 Days LMX LM101 Eddy Jaquet
9d
By: chintu
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Independents: Yes one of the hidden gems

Dornblueth watches have great character and offer true value for money. Wish indies like these get more visibility than some of the over hyped ones.
10d
By: chintu
1

Independents: Would be a pity if..

DB becomes a victim of “smart marketing” by Watchbox. If collectors feel that the DeBethune prices are not what they really ought to be, due to “market-making” by WB; it is highly likely that DeBethune can lose genuine watch-collector patrons and perhaps have a brief period of spike led by watch-spe
10d
By: chintu
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Horological Meandering: Watchbox becomes majority shareholder in DeBethune

DeBethune have confirmed that WatchBox, the well known pre-owned watch dealer has acquired a majority stake in DeBethune and the deal closed on August 31. Watchbox is one of the 4 shareholders in DeBethune now. Conflict of interest will be a key issue to watch for. Watchbox has actively been a marke
12d
By: chintu
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Horological Meandering: Wish they had finished the movement better

Very functional design. Excellent caliber, but definitely can benefit from more attention to finishing. cheers
19d
By: chintu
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Patek Philippe: Neither

Neither of the models have much to offer except an old workhorse ( though reliable) small sized 21.9mm caliber 215 cased in steel or precious metal. Of course the models being considered by you are limited by production numbers. The 215 may be replaced by the caliber 30-255 probably across the entir
1M
By: chintu
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