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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Crosshairs for me!

I love the white textured dial but as noted it is quite a large expanse and the crosshairs just make it a bit more interesting. I agree that a manual movement would be more true to the original but it doesn’t worry me as the movement is not visible. I find that only disadvantage to wearing it daily
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By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Most intriguing!

If the final two digits are meant to indicate the colour of the dial, it’s odd that the TT1931 (black) the Rouge (red) and the London edition (green) all use the same number. The annoying thing is that it doesn’t seem possible to positively relate a particular watch (without its papers) to a model i
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By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I’m confused!

I referred to this in another thread recently. I thought the second number on the case (seven digits, no stops) was the serial number of the individual watch. Is that what you mean by “case number”? But what is the other number? It is clearly not the reference number of the model. For example, the G
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By: Tiggermelad
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Audemars Piguet: Deleted

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By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Could someone please explain?

I frequently see the Reverso Rouge referred to with the reference number Q278856J. But the back of the watch has the same number as the black TT 1931 - 277.8.62. Perhaps I am not understanding JLC’s system, but I would be grateful if someone could explain.
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By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Can you please tell me...

Is the dial of the Rouge pressed and the minute track raised (like on the 1948), or is it simply printed. It’s hard to tell from photographs.
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By: Tiggermelad
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Horological Meandering: deleted

No message body
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By: Tiggermelad
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Patek Philippe: +2 [nt]

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By: Tiggermelad
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Photography: Things have changed!

I used to go to the sumo in Tokyo in the days of Wajima, Kitanoumi and the peerless Chiyonofuji. I can’t remember a mere Maegashira ever having a chance at a title! Also what’s with the chairs? As far as I remember everyone always sat on tatami mats!
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By: Tiggermelad
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