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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Jaeger-leCoultre cal 822

I have only recently discovered that JLC has revised the construction of its long established calibre 822 movement, still used in many of the new Reverso's. The triovis regulator has gone and the balance is now spring-free inertia with a revised balance cock. Also, the two pivots of the escape wheel
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By: chippyfly
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Omega: A classic Omega

The design arising from the 1980's was and remains unique with its combined bracelet, although I do not like today's iteration with its false and heavy crystal "grips". Constellation "brand" goes back a very long way and I often wonder whether Omega will gently withdraw the name where the current mo
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By: chippyfly
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Rolex: Spring bar tool

Oops! Posted this to wrong item. You will need a double spring bar tool, which an AD and Rolex would use; not that expensive and a good investment. Also buy a couple of spare forks, which are a little delicate. Clive
17d
By: chippyfly
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Rolex: Sorry wrong item for this post!!!

You will need a double spring bar tool, which is what the AD will use. Not expensive and useful for regular use. Clive
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By: chippyfly
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Absolutely!

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By: chippyfly
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Does size matter now?

In a UK national newspaper today there is a long article about sexism in watches raised by an AD. Instead of men's watches and ladies watches, they should only be referred to by the case sizes. The article pointed out that several female "celebrities" wear 40mm+ watches and "even" a male one wears 2
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By: chippyfly
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