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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Wouldn’t you say..

...that the real modern successor to the Geomatic is the Geophysic True Second?
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By: Tiggermelad
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Photography: Lovely photos.

When I first arrived in Tokyo one of my first weekend trips away was to Karuizawa. I sometimes think that when I retire I should like to live for a while in a small town in Nagano (but I don’t think my wife would be too keen on the idea!)
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By: Tiggermelad
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Horological Meandering: But also

Quite apart from the question of water resistance, I would be careful about exposing a Reverso to the “rigours of daily life” . The case and end-pieces of the carrier are mirror polished and show scratches easily. I only wear mine under a shirt cuff where it has some protection. You may be less conc
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By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Has this been replaced?

I just looked it up on JLC website. The MUT small seconds shown there is 39mm with an automatic movement. That version seems to have an applied logo, and hour markers of a uniform length which is much nicer. (On the watch in your picture I dislike particularly that the major markers (3,6,9,12) are s
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By: Tiggermelad
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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
3M
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
4M
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
4M
By: Tiggermelad
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Audemars Piguet: Deleted

4M
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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