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Richard Mille: There are two versions of the chrono, with and without gmt.

The changes in this new version are purely cosmetic.
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Horological Meandering: It is very easy to remove the patina if you wish to do so.

Especially if the watch is waterproof. Just put it in a lemonade for a bit
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A. Lange & Söhne: I agree that it is a slippery slope.

I especially think that discussing auction prices is fairly pointless. Often it is nothing more than the egos of two bidders. But I would love for the notion of value, whatever it is, to be more openly discussed here. We are often letting brands get away with murder which is not good for anyone. You
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Horological Meandering: We hate to admit it but watches are really part of high end fashion.

So no focus groups, companies decide how to incorporate their vision, brand / heritage and current market trends into a product that would sell without spending too much on R&D. Then you pay watch bloggers to tell people that "the watch is much better in person" ... Or that it is a new vision, not a
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Bulgari: That's why I visit this forum, you don't get such trivia anywhere else!

Thank you! Yes, white metal would have been very cool.
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By: als1678
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Independents: You can argue that they are chasing the trend.

But I am glad that more and more alternatives to Nautilus and Royal Oak are popping up.
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By: als1678
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Independents: Very nice looking watch!

The titanium case is a great idea as well. But the name, and the suggestion that it has anything to do with sport ... What would be next - put a bezel on and call it 28diver despite the 28m water resistance?
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By: als1678
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Bulgari: I don't think they ever made a white metal version.

They made the two editions, and I think that was it. Doubt they will make another one which is a pity. The era of large complications is gone
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Bulgari: Bulgari wasn't always known for thin watches :)

I love what they are doing right now, but there was some interesting horological content in the past as well, despite the enormous wrist presence.
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