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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Oh totally, I might have just made up something completely unnecessary. But....

The perpetual movement was originally designed to be compact for the ultra slim so I wonder if it is up to a more sporting use case unmodified. For example when Lange launched the Odysseus the movement gained a full balance bridge. When MB&F launched the evo/sports model of their perpetual, they add
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Thanks for the great pics and review! Really love this interpretation, lots of lume and center seconds I think makes this a standout against the competition and the dial looks great!

I do wonder though if the movement is sports watch tough. I think JLC could have gone one more and maybe upgraded the movement or used the extra space in the case to do an anti shock system for the whole movement like MB&F in the evo perpetual but maybe that's asking a bit much for the price poi
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Automotive: At least you made it in before we all go electric!

FYI, the e28 M5 was only manual and they didn't think it would sell well in the US because of the price so they all had the exact same spec, no options, black over tan, full leather. Imaging today a brand releasing a car in only one color....
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Blancpain: Thank you!

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Independents: Congrats!!!!!!!!!!! So excited for all the new owners of such a fun watch! I wasn't a lucky winner of the lottery but couldn't be more excited about this piece, the lucky owners, and how MB&F managed the release.

I hope this inspires new ways for brands to think about releasing watches to their fans, not the lottery model specifically, but balancing some notion of equity of accessibility with rewarding existing customers. The watch is super cool but even more than that I think it represents something the ind
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