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Horological Meandering: Thanks for your pics.

For those of us who can’t be there, they are wonderful. You even make one of the 1159s look reasonable. 🤣 Velo
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By: Velociphile
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Audemars Piguet: Oh dear

.....this is so so much worse in many respects than VC’s '56 moment' or PP's new 24. Aesthetic opinions vary, and I have not seen these in the flesh……but one has to only look at a dial here and swallow back the bile. What are AP thinking? These have nothing going for them (polite cough - cheap and n
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By: Velociphile
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Independents: Great! Your initials allow for many internal angles!

8 I believe Velociphile
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By: Velociphile
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Audemars Piguet: Be careful it is like the One Ring

My precious, I cannot seem to take you off or wear another
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By: Velociphile
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I love this piece but

don't seem to adore it. I have been close to buying it twice. 1. I think it needs more dial depth (think of the effect the PP3940 has) 2. I wish the hour and minute hands had their tail tips arriving at the centre at a true tangent to make what I would call pure dauphine shape. 3. Provide French lan
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By: Velociphile
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Patek Philippe: I feel I have to correct an error in your post....

ADs (plural) not AD's V
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By: Velociphile
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Independents: I was into that until a major epiphany moment on a 5c in my 20s.

Roped up ever since apart from scrambling and easyish (gr 3) ice routes. For me after that moment it was never worth the risk/reward. I wonder what makes any other freeclimber carry on after that (if they live)? And the relevance to the Indie forum? Well, buying an independent watch is a bit like fr
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By: Velociphile
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: in my experience it is usually more frutiful to talk to

the people actually coming up with the ideas, the new lines, products and the strategy behind it rather than another 'here today gone tomorrow' CEO. How about Belmont et al instead?
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By: Velociphile
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Patek Philippe: I tend to agree. It's awkward in execution

and not a patch on balance achieved in the dial of the whimsical 3712 or 5712. It should work, but it just somehow doesn't. As for the impracticalities of it as a 'sports' watch it just doesn't gel as an overall approach. Velociphile
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