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Independents: philip duofur vs roger smith production rate

total production of PD simplicity is over 200, at some point PD employ watch maker to produce those 200 watches for him, and Roger Smith also has team of watch maker now and produce about 10 watches plus a year, what is the production rate vs how many watch maker in their workshop ? RW employ CNC to
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Patek Philippe: very detalied, thanks.

what do you find finished level from 3939, 5078 compare to philip dufour? don't know if Patek highest standard can up against Dufour?, I agree that well made watch is from all the aspect, and finishing level is not the only judgement.
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Patek Philippe: Grand complication finishing level vs independent ?

Patek making quite number of watches a year, does Patek pay more effort on hand finishing their grand complication series like 5270, 5204, and minute repeaters against independent Philip dufour, Roger Smith and so on? or up against Lange? Philip dufour once said he bought the Lange datograph with hi
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Patek Philippe: opinion on metal bracelet

when wear metal bracelet does need to be tight fit on the wrist, otherwise will bracelet pinch your hair off wrist when loose fit on the wrist?
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By: KLC8
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Independents: black polish definition?

when use black polish does it mean only on parts with steel material? when 18K gold case or 18k gold parts wants to have perfect finish can we say it is black polished? thanks
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By: KLC8
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