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F.P. Journe: Look at Camille Fournet.

In some of their less fancy skins. —Rick
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Horological Meandering: Does anybody have connections with Eterna?

I broke the crystal on my Madison, and last November sent it to CWJ Brands’ service center, which is Time Innovations in New York. Robin and I have a mutual friend, and he comes highly recommended. To be clear—Time Innovations has been responsive and communicative. My issue is with Eterna. TI has ha
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Horological Meandering: On Cape Cod...

alas, for work in Woods Hole, but feeling nautical therefore: —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: I just wrote this on another forum..

The masculinity of a watch depends on the masculinity of the man. A bulky, technical sport watch could look like an over-reach on an arm that could use some time in the gym, but an elegant and dressy watch, styled as this one is for simplicity more than bling, will not undermine the masculinity of a
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: Once upon a time, it was the cool new feature when the only alternative was manual winding.

So, many watches of the 50’s and 60’s put it on the dial to tout their feature superiority. But then quartz happened. Handwound watches nearly vanished, as did automatics. But then mechanical watches became the status alternative as they moved upmarket and became a boutique product. Then, the word t
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By: rdenney
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WristScan: It isn’t much different in color...

Movado offered it a few years ago at about $3K retail and much less on the street. It should have been a big hit. No Zenith movement like the original, of course, but even if that were possible, it would have more than doubled the price. So, it has a 2894. —Rick
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WristScan: Monochrome

HAGWE —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: It never occurred to me that the minute counter reset hammer was on the dial side.

I’ve studied these movements with a loupe, but not the dial side and not with disassembly. But there is a reset hammer only for the chronograph seconds hand, plus its famous Delrin brake. Thank you for the explanation. —Rick
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