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Patek Philippe: Thank you! [nt]

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By: Horo_Traveler
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Patek Philippe: I used polishing broadly.

They laser filled the dents. The case and bezel are thin so you can’t just polish away the kind of knocks this watch took over time.
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By: Horo_Traveler
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Patek Philippe: I would go with the 5110P.

But the 5196P has its own charm. Also, I find the 5110P dial to be not not as legible, as the hands get washed out on the dial depending on the light. All that said, it has real charm and romance.
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By: Horo_Traveler
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Patek Philippe: Thank you!

No more gardening and repairs around the house wearing the 5196P .
3d
By: Horo_Traveler
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Patek Philippe: Excellent Patek Service Experience

I had posted back in January, my disappointment with Patek refusing to polish my not too subtly beat up 5196P, via AD communication. After recommendations from this forum I contacted HSWA directly. They were courteous and said they'd try to polish it but made no promises (see post in above link). T
3d
By: Horo_Traveler
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Omega: This one’s crazy...

... but you can’t accuse him of not having a personality. Brought him out for the weekend.
15d
By: Horo_Traveler
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I certainly look forward to more releases.

I am a long time JLC collector and would wish nothing more than for them to succeed. Thank you for reminding me of Ms. Metrailer. Her work really was quite special. As interesting as their high complications are, JLC need to amp up the sex appeal of their bread and butter mid-priced watches. I will
26d
By: Horo_Traveler
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Great concept, but typically mediocre modern day JLC design.

There is nothing in this design to tempt a long time JLC collector. I’m afraid JLC hasn’t woken up from their yawn inspiring design phase. I can’t remember the name of the young woman who designed their compressor line, but they sorely need someone with fresh and bold thinking like she brought to th
26d
By: Horo_Traveler
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Horological Meandering: Beautiful face and case, but not the back...

...at least to my jaded eyes.
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By: Horo_Traveler
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