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Collectors Market: Thank you! And I am sure you are right,

but time to consolidate and get a long-time grail.
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By: northerner
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Chopard: I actually have an explanation

that I by no means claim to correct or even supported by facts. Just some ramblings of a collector who has been watching the watch word for a decade or so. Mr Scheufele is extremely keen on haute horlogerie. So he has this idea of making Chopard one for the high-end brands with truly spectacular mov
1M
By: northerner
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Chopard: Very, very intriguing.

I will ask Juan García, the curator of Chopard Museum! LUC was released before the Simplicity so the dial design is actually original to Chopard. But this may be the “missing link” explaining the obvious similarity of the two watches.
1M
By: northerner
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Chopard: Hm

This is the first time I hear about Dufour being involved in this piece. Great info! But may I ask you about the source of this info? So strange that I have missed this. Also, there is no resemblance to any of the Dufour movements or am I missing a micro rotor movement he has made? 🤓
1M
By: northerner
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Chopard: right!

Dials in 18k solid gold serve a practical purpose as well. They gold doesn't oxidise as does silver (the cheaper alternative usually used for guilooche dials). I own a few pieces with solid silver dials and there should the coating be damaged even a little bit the discolouration will most definitely
1M
By: northerner
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Chopard: Thank you

but if you mean the 1.96 calibre in the watch I posted, the movement was developed my Michel Parmigiani and not Dufour.
1M
By: northerner
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Chopard: I actually like the date on this one

The dial is symmetrical, the font is pleasant and the function comes in very handy...
1M
By: northerner
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