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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
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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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Independents: Machining................

Accuracy is the fundamental foundation for repeatability, in the use of manual machines this requires intense concentration as well as having machines that are capable of achieving the desired accuracy. The case is .925 Platinum, I obtained a suitable sized ring of platinum for the body of the case,
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By: David Walter
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WatchTech: Watch jewels....

Can be any colour. As many have said it is traditional for the jewels to be red. Jewels are available in "white" which is clear or blue or green. Green does not look good in a watch, clear does not have the "presence", and blue is outstanding, however blue has to be a special order and is much more
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By: David Walter
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