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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Last one that went through..

antiquorum (I know, take with a pinch of..).. said for a midsize latitude.. (lot 244 Geneva May 2011) al
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Reads like..

a standard gt reverso duo in gold (hence 1.54.. mine in steel is 8.54, rose gold seems to be 2.54). 25x case prefix is traditional classique. Later ones should have the 1000hrs and fish logo to rear of cradle, and pusher that isn’t recessed, along with round sub seconds (think I’m recalling that rig
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Burgundy for me..

.. as I’ve got blue covered with a latitude already - and red hues seem less prevalent in the back catalogue (rouge 1931 notwithstanding).. al
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By: al.slater
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: A fine thing, a latitude..

scarce but delightful - and the opportunity doesn’t often arise. Have the bracelet for mine, but on a strap currently .. going to be a science project to get it back on with those end pieces... al
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: ..

My old e159 had the snap back, and fabrique en Suisse (white dial) - the screw backs seem a bit less common - there was one extraordinary example of a shom with a screw back at artcurial (I think it was) a couple of years back. ...?
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By: al.slater
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Well..

.. I recall seeing a modern small seconds classique sized reverso a couple of years ago fs at a reputable German dealer - the reference code I saved from then was 252.8.54 .. not seen another since. That option was mentioned in the post-harmonisation done immediately they went from 250.8.86 to 252.8
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Horological Meandering: Bargain perhaps depends on the description ...

.. If the vendor uses either of the apparently magic terms sei/tre tacche, that seems to be a license for the price to head off to the moon, on some of the usual sites.. thankfully not all private vendors seem to use that terminology and without those, decidedly cheap, and huge character .. longines
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Independents: Interesting..

similar sort of sport to the also recently funded Meraud Bonaire .. al
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Seiko: depends on what model line..

Some of them can be very difficult to source new crystals for (original hardlex tricky find for, e.g. KS45-7xxx), and you do not want to be trying to use glass polishing diamond paste to get scratches out ;-) .. some of the day/date movements can be a bit brittle with some plastic components that ar
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By: al.slater
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Horological Meandering: Could look at that all day

Superb - and no doubt more accessible than the usual nomos Lux model ... What's the lug to lug - 50mm? Al
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