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Horological Meandering: Breaking: Jean-Claude Biver to step down from active executive role at LVMH (more to follow!) - and Happy Birthday JCB!

As has been reported by the French magazine Challenges , and later corrobated by several online media including Hodinkee , Watches by SJX and others, watch industry legend Jean-Claude Biver has decided to step down from his active and hands-on operational role as President of the Watch Division at L
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Independents: My 'educated' guess is that Paul uses Borax powder which creates exactly the same chemical layer on the metal as heat flames...

but is just easier to achieve an even surface colour than pure heat (hence the methog of choice for a workshop like this). Best, Magnus
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Independents: Bjoern, you must have done a much better work than me... your watch ran better after then before...

thanks for bringing this excellent article on an experience I made as well (as you know), so here is my piece to greet yours: Note that I 'developed' my 'own' style of finishing... I cannot add anything to the epxeriences you so generously shared. It was a blast, a challenge and above all a deeply s
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Zenith: Wow, KM, you could see the final 'non-Defy' version...

which I have still to try... Other than that detail, I think the plain blue dial version is the one with longest term allure for me - it is a bit timeless, with wonderful details in the casing, and yet the same upgraded Elite movement visible on the back. I might prefer it with the titanium bracelet
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