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F.P. Journe: No, you don’t need a longer springbar.

The difference when bent is very minimal.
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By: hub6152
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F.P. Journe: I posted about spring bars a while ago

Jean Rousseau cannot supply these bars, only FP Journe can (not the boutiques). They’re not plain spring bars either. They are a stepped tail type similar to what Patek uses. You can get them from Esslinger with this part number. They then require bending quite a large amount and it’s easy to kink t
19d
By: hub6152
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F.P. Journe: So my bespoke strap just arrived and my QR springbars fit perfectly

I help customers choose bespoke straps and fit them for a living and I was very confident that I had shaped the curve correctly that they’d fit just fine so I’m not sure why J Rousseau would even say that! My understanding is JR cannot supply the same type of quick release springbars that FPJ uses,
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By: hub6152
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F.P. Journe: New shoes for my CS

Thanks to Camille Fournet for the beautiful workmanship on this light coffee/cream coloured alligator strap. Quite amazed how the strap colour can completely change the overall look of the watch. Very pleased.
4M
By: hub6152
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F.P. Journe: Does this signal the end game?

Because how could he possibly top this in 2020? I can’t help but wonder if this is some sort of “going out with a bang” type of piece! I guess only time will tell (how’s that for a pun!!).
4M
By: hub6152
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