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Independents: Waiting for 1 watch

Pretty much just made the deposit. The making of the watch is estimated to take between 6 and 12 months from now. I am involved in the whole process with the watchmaker, so I enjoy the wait and the conversations a lot. It's like a weird pregnancy of a genome designed child I would guess ;-) I am tur
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By: Watchcph
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F.P. Journe: Well, I guess you might have a point

That it's important to see through all the marketing etc. Do you have reason to believe that it is not hard to work with? Just curious...
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By: Watchcph
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F.P. Journe: Cool. Look forward to read your post. Meanwhike

Here is a link to an article about the watch and the difficulty involved in making the dial and case: monochrome-watches.com
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By: Watchcph
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F.P. Journe: It's actually not titanium,

But tantalum. It looks somewhat like titanium, but has this blue color ;-) very difficult to work with and therefore not used very much in watches.
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By: Watchcph
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A. Lange & Söhne: Hear hear! Can't praise it enough either...

True innovation before innovation even became a buzzword. So good!
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By: Watchcph
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A. Lange & Söhne: Yes, no visible loading at all...

Hi. I don't have the watch in my house right now. Sleeping in the safe deposit ;-) but I will send you a video when I pick it up again ;-). The Lange website does not show the correct movement for the regular Zeitwerk. They are aware, but apparently not an easy fix. The new catalogue will come out i
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By: Watchcph
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A. Lange & Söhne: The updated movement came in 2017. It is pretty easy to spot the differences on the caseback

New model shown below. They have been updating the movements as they come in for service. Also, I have not heard of issues or experienced any myself. Two weeks ago I visited the Zeitwerk department and had the opportunity to talk to some of the watchmakers. He said that the older movements cannot be
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By: Watchcph
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A. Lange & Söhne: Looks great!

Oh man, I would have loved to see some of the new and rare pieces while visiting last week. We did not get the chance during our tour. Probably good for our wallet though ;-)
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