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By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Very nice result.

When I lived in Japan it was similarly common for Westerners to have their names in Japanese characters which were a phonetic approximation of the pronunciation of the name. I knew a rather portly Englishman who asked the Japanese staff in his office to put his name in characters. They came up with
3M
By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Even more so

Between the Geomatic and the Geophysic True Second!
7M
By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Geophysic or Geomatic?

At the risk of repeating something which has been noted before, I think the big mistake was naming this model Geophysic when its design clearly derives from the Geomatic. It’s a brilliant watch with a really interesting movement, and the blue dial is lovely. But I find that the cross-hairs on this b
9M
By: Tiggermelad
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Food & Wine: It reminds me of the old joke:

Waiter: “How did you find your steak, sir?” Diner: “I just lifted up a chip and there it was.”
11M
By: Tiggermelad
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Horological Meandering: A few…

For example: Blunt tips of hands, especially on “precision” watches like chronographs. ( I make an exception for my 15202 as a stylistic quirk!). Short hands which don’t reach the relevant markers. Numerals for the even numbers only. Dauphine hands with a circular element at the pinion. It just look
11M
By: Tiggermelad
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: It’s all about the hands

I prefer the sword hands on a Reverso so it’s the Tribute for me.
1Y
By: Tiggermelad
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Rolex: Still perfect!

With the bonus of a “rectangle” dial.
1Y
By: Tiggermelad
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Horological Meandering: I agree

I have a desktop computer which incidentally tells the time, but no-one ever called it a clock.
1Y
By: Tiggermelad
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Horological Meandering: I love a well-made wooden box, but

I question its usefulness. I certainly wouldn’t leave 15 watches sitting around in a box, and that’s a big box to go into a safe.
1Y
By: Tiggermelad
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