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Horological Meandering: Southern moon indication

I have been making "correct' moon indication for the Southern Hemisphere since 1990. These were all in clocks as that is what I was commissioned to make at the time. I will soon be releasing three new watch models, two of which will be released in the next few weeks, neither of these will have a Lun
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By: David Walter
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Independents: Black polish was initiated.

for a very good mechanical reason in the very early days of horology and it was NOT because it looks pretty. In the days when watches were not in sealed cases (because they had not yet been invented) and humidity and dampness were a potential problem eventually causing the steel to corrode or rust.
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By: David Walter
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Independents: All is ok here

I am currently working on Azur, a new pocket watch with 2 barrels, crown winding and setting, it will have a silver engine turned dial with a Tantalum case and display back and it will have my unique shaped wheel cocks that others have copied and yes there was no recogintion at all. very annoying. A
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By: David Walter
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TimeOut: I went to Verona for a long weekend..

visit in early April 1979 to get away from the dreary weather in Vienna at that time, naturally a visit to Giulietta's was a must, as I remember it looked pretty much the same as it does now. We stayed at the Due Torri Hotel, a former palace converted into a hotel. I have fond memories of Verona and
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By: David Walter
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Independents: Thank you...

PPlater, for pointing out who previously has done the original work.
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By: David Walter
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Food & Wine: Petit Trois in Sherman Oaks

I was invited to dinner last night in LA, this is a fairly new restaurant, the menu was very interesting. For the first time in many years I chose the Steak Tartare which proved to be execellent. The steak was covered with finely sliced, fried shallots which provided a wonderful crunchy texture to t
3M
By: David Walter
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TimeOut: I think

he is contemplating dinner.
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By: David Walter
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TimeOut: Romeo in the park

I take him to the city dog park every day, here he sometimes plays with others or simply sits and surveys his Kingdom.
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By: David Walter
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Horological Meandering: Thats correct

Yes the Atmos is wound by temperature change. I know a few owners who live in a temperature controlled house where the change is less than 1 degree C. and the Atmos does not wind.
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By: David Walter
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TimeOut: Spring is already here

After good winter rains, spring has arrived a few weeks ago, now the Iris's and Wisteria are in full bloom. This garden is right in front of my workshop window, when my eyes need a change I gaze outside and admire the flowers.
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By: David Walter
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