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Horological Meandering: Nico, The great painters, the great pianists, (even—shudder—the politicians)…

perhaps their influence might be said to have eclipsed your own. But none, I think, have held out a personal hand of encouragement to an individual—or sincere congratulations, or simple interest in learning more about their world—three-hundred-thousand documented times! All the well-deserved superla
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Horological Meandering: Hear! Hear! (And lovely choice of plate.) Would that I could send you a slice of this.

It'd hit the spot. I'd share the recipe, though, should the flavors tempt you. Have a good one! FH Ginger-Pear Cake
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By: halgedahl
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Glashütte Original: My sense is that it is a business thing: production schedules, and the like. But don't take my word for it. I'm the farthest thing from a businessman!

I do love this watch (I'm generally as GO fan). And I figure one would invent a way to rather immediately know the month—this one's easy, as it's the tenth month. But 52/4=13, and, there being only 12 months in our calendar year… Take January (my month) of this year—if the watch registered wk. 5 we
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By: halgedahl
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TimeOut: Well, for heaven's sake… Standing, or lying down?

I vote lying down. Pretty girl. It's always the eyes, isn't it? FH
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By: halgedahl
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Independents: Bravo! Most interesting watch I've seen in many a moon.

While most manufacturers are turning out color after color, or adding sport to a catalogue that has no need of same, here's something with not only practical elements, but style and panache ("flamboyant confidence of style or manner"). LOVE that blueprint dial, and especially the BIG date--startling
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By: halgedahl
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Omega: I flat out want one!

Have always been a fan of the X33, and now… oxalic anodized aluminium red hematite bezel!!! But… what the heck is "oxalic anodized," and how robust this aluminium bezel? What a perfect color! FH
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By: halgedahl
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Independents: Re: pic size (and what a watch! no wonder you want these to reflect the time you took)...

I'm sure there must be more technically correct ways to post what you want here, but here's what I have done—to great success. 1. load the photo you want onto your desktop 2. open it 3. take a "screen shot" of said photo (this has the added benefit of allowing you to cut out some unwanted portions o
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By: halgedahl
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Automotive: How magnificent, standing tall so close to the river and Notre Dame! Well, my friend…

This may not be your "thing," but with those two institutions close at hand you may occasionally take a break from the micro world to feast your eyes on the macro! Happy star-gazing! FH
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By: halgedahl
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