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Independents: Interesting reissue of the Maxichrono

I like this dial a lot, but I’m not sure I’m feeling the crown at six. That feels like it’s breaking some rule of feng shui or something. NickO
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By: NickO
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Patek Philippe: I vote “No”

My thoughts on a rose gold bracelet watch have shifted over the years. I used to love them, owned a few, but today I find them to be a little nouveau riche and gaudy. I just don’t see them as particularly sophisticated. Now, I love the 5270G on strap which is significantly less. I’d have no issue se
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By: NickO
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Audemars Piguet: I would love to see a thread on this, but on HoMe, as not just about AP, but addressing the numerous brands who do this

I can’t think of another industry, off the top of my head, where existing, loyal customers are forced to purchase X in order to be granted the “privilege” of purchasing Y. Your sentiment seems to me to be the logical one, which leaves me scratching my head why brands believe this is a good strategy.
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By: NickO
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Audemars Piguet: What’s brave and bold about this design?

I, personally, just don’t see it. To me, brave and bold design is De Bethune, URWERK, Harry Winston Opus Collection, MB&F etc. These guys all blaze new trails in design and break some glass along the way. I just don’t see that here at all. I think where AP lost me was on the pre-launch marketing
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By: NickO
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Independents: I don't think that was the intention

A member bumped a 7-year-old thread because he found it interesting and obviously he can't change the thread title. I'm actually glad he did, as I find both this watch and GaryG's photography stunning, and I didn't see this post when it was first made. NickO
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By: NickO
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