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F.P. Journe: much appreciated

Appreciated this nice gift from FPJ. Loved the chcolates too!
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By: avseg
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F.P. Journe: oem

I'm not aware. They might also not be the FPJ OEM springbars. For example, the JR London boutique doesn't have any relationship with FPJ but will bend quick-release springbars to fit, on request.
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By: avseg
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F.P. Journe: FPJ OEM springbars are boutique-exclusive

FPJ supplies JR with the OEM quick-release springbars, but straps made with these are only available through the FPJ boutiques. JR will of course make straps for any watch, they just won't come with the FPJ springbars.
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By: avseg
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F.P. Journe: same.

Was just about to post the exact same thing re: the T10. With you guys, seems like too much competition though haha! I've also thought about doing a unique case/dial request for the Optimum.
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By: avseg
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F.P. Journe: boutiques and import

If becoming a collector and eventually owning many FPJs is a possibility, establishing a relationship with a boutique can be very beneficial. But I also wouldn't bother unless I planned to visit the boutique personally. You didn't mention your location but I'll add some advice on importing watches:
7M
By: avseg
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Independents: vat

Difference is way way more than VAT right now due to FX, plus again, all the other reasons. Even if it were around equal, I'd still prefer working through my AD.
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By: avseg
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Independents: so many reasons. among them

Definitely not my preference. I want to use a domestic point of contact I have an established business relationship with, avoid all the shipping/customs/import drama (this is why I no longer do overseas auctions, b/c it's such a #*$!show), and their CHF asking price is significantly higher plus havi
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By: avseg
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Independents: amazing

Incredible piece, thanks for sharing.
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By: avseg
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Independents: disappointment

So, I've always been absolutely enamored with the LM Perpetual movement - hats off to Stephen McDonnell for such a magnificent creation. I've also always wanted to buy an MB&F piece. I was really excited when the LMP Evo was announced as it's something I'd actually wear, so I immediately registered
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By: avseg
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