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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Here's my opinion, like it or not...

The Daytona was a Speedmaster knock-off. Speedy debuts in '57 with the first tachymeter on the bezel, being practical for drag racing and car racing. When the 5 year patent (external part) expired, Rolex launched the Daytona (car race) and Heuer launched the Carrera (also a car race). All hand manua
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Horological Meandering: Wait until you see the new Datora...

not a Navitimer variant, but a gorgeous, classical triple date WITH moon phase. -Dean
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I had hoped that JLC would use THIS Geographic movement...

in other, slimmer models. Not only did it feature the city disc and world time, the city could be fixed and the hour hand moved in 1-hour jumps forwards and backwards, allowing it to be a world time and a true GMT in one watch - which may have been a first. -Dean
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Always loved the Reverso Day/Date...

The steel on bracelet was very nice and the rice-grain bracelet was VERY comfortable. As far as I recall, it only ran for 2-to-4 years, from around '98-2002, or so. -Dean
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Patek Philippe: Personally, one of my favorite Pateks...

of the modern era. The blue dial is just gorgeous! Congrats! -Dean
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I never knew!

Thanks for sharing!!! -Dean
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Photography: Ahh, my old stomping ground...

when I lived at 50th & Lex. -Dean
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Audemars Piguet: A pair of 45s opened up my eyes...

she was a long, cool woman in a black dress.... -Dean
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Patek Philippe: Here's what I think....

New, hobnail bezel in 39mm with new, stop-seconds movement. 6006G with blue dial (or, even better, 6006R with rose dial). 39mm replacement to 5296 with new movement. Dare I venture? 5976/1A (44mm). 5168A and 5168/1A Updated replacement to 5067. New, larger, rectangular Twenty-4, manual-wind. 5168G-0
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: VERY COOL strap and stitch combos!

Really like your custom choices. They give each watch a new level of chic. -Dean
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