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Seiko: Thank you very much, Mike!

That is *very* interesting. And with box and papers, no less!
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Horological Meandering: That's it. 👏

Plus this increasingly has the effect of attracting people who only look to make a quick profit trading the hot models, the flippers in the watch world, which only acts to increase the demand and reinforce the circle. The 'bubble' keeps building.
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Vacheron Constantin: Stunning piece! Big congratulations!

Would you mind sharing some experiences on the whole process of getting a Les Cabinotiers piece unique?
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Seiko: Great photos! 👍

What is the GS model/reference, if you don't mind?
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Patek Philippe: I see! The watch for sure has a history behind it.

The engraving and enameling work seems very nicely done. Enjoy, and thanks for sharing!
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Patek Philippe: Ah, was the Order of the Garter explicitly mentioned in the Extract from the Archives? Didn't mean to doubt the record, just an observation.

In general I would think that biblical references, whether as a personal/family motto or an inspirational inscription, would have been fairly common in Europe at that time. Cheers!
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Patek Philippe: Very interesting!

The garter encircling the monogram indeed resembles that of the Order of the Garter. However, the Order's motto is Honi soit qui mal y pense ("Shame on him who thinks evil of it"), and this should normally appear on the garter. Usque quo translates more or less to "how long", which in this context w
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