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Independents: Fair point....

...and thank you for your quick reply.
30d
By: Blue and White
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Independents: Fair point Nico :-)

Do not get me wrong, I find both watches great. If I had a choice, I would probably pick none of them though. Maybe Breguet Classique or Tradition or some other alternative....there are many strong contenders in this price range.
30d
By: Blue and White
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Omega: What a beauty

This Omega is so beautiful to look at! Congratulations and wear it in good health.
30d
By: Blue and White
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Independents: No no....

...so this is $30k for a non-precious metal watch, right? Let us be honest, yes, it is a beautiful timepiece and nicely executed. But anyone would spend that much money on this one when you see what competition offers at this price point ? Hard to believe that the LF is a winner.
1M
By: Blue and White
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Independents: I think...

...one has to be in a very special and euphoric mood (such as on 4th of July) to spend some $25k for this timepiece. Neither dial nor case nor the (quite poor) backside view warrant that price level. Very astonishing. I recommend the works of e.g. Jaeger & Benzinger who produce a similar style, howe
1M
By: Blue and White
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Patek Philippe: Strategically, an excellent move!

It is interesting to follow the reactions in this forum and elsewhere about this new watch. I think it is an excellent move from Patek. This watch has enough ingredients to be called "original Patek" and not to be mistaken with other brands. At the same time, it is a move away from the traditional s
1M
By: Blue and White
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Patek Philippe: Oh, the NSX!

The NSX was sensational at the time of its debut and I like the comparison very much. Inspiration from Ferrari but far better than the 348 (which was the competitor then) and also outperforming the Porsche Carrera.
3M
By: Blue and White
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Patek Philippe: Inspiration vs Imitation

Interesting point. I see it a bit differently. The hands of the Patek follow the spade style, I personally love that. It is not Patek exclusive, many watch brands use that style for the hands, especially in classic-style watches (I am not sure if Patek was the company that has "invented" such style
3M
By: Blue and White
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Horological Meandering: Interesting choices

....and beautiful watches, all three of them. My view on each: Patek: + gorgeous case (hunterback) + strongest brand - a tad too small (but white color makes it bigger) - subdial cuts into "6" Nakagawa: + beautifully elevated (3-dimensional) numerals + beautifully recessed dial + very good (IMHO per
3M
By: Blue and White
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Vacheron Constantin: Impressive

That is a splendid watch, Jurry.
4M
By: Blue and White
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