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Horological Meandering: This is a great book, but doesn't seem to be available on Amazon anymore

FP JOURNE - Invenit et Fecit Jean-Pierre Grosz The beauty of time by Cologni The breguet volumes that boutiques usually have are a fantastic read
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Horological Meandering: Indeed a spectacular collection!

The handwerkskunst is of course a museum worthy masterpiece. But curious - do you have a favorite that you enjoy wearing most?
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By: als1678
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Chopard: I like it a lot, shows what Copard can do if they don't go crazy with the design.

The movement is also both technically interesting and beautifully finished.
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A. Lange & Söhne: Thank you very much for taking the time to write the above "rant".

You very clearly articulated what has been happening with the brand in North America and probably elsewhere. You can't just adopt the strategies of your competitors which have been put in place over many years and supported by infinitely stronger brand equity. You have only one piece that sells abov
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A. Lange & Söhne: I agree with you. Times are tough and it would be incredibly sad if they go under.

The current CEO was not doing a great job in the best of times, definitely not the right person to run the company in the coming year.
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A. Lange & Söhne: Yes, unless you are a tiny independent you can't rely on collectors only.

You need to be less arrogant and reach out to a larger pool of potential customers.
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A. Lange & Söhne: Fair enough. But you can look at the news and the markets around that time.

It was already a different world from Jan 1st. Also when you look at demand Lange is as far from Rolex as one can imagine. It takes them years to sell a limited edition of a few hundred pieces.
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