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Horological Meandering: What’s this got to do with Gerald Genta?

I’m presuming you’re already familiar with the fact that he was never involved in any of the Bvlgari Octo designs.
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By: Boron
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F.P. Journe: Obviously!

It’s a design decision that may or may not gel with one’s perception of what looks good to their eyes.
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By: Boron
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Patek Philippe: Totally unacceptable. You need to speak with the dealer, and depending on his response, etc, then speak to Patek.

Assuming the watch was outside of the manufacturer’s warranty, then Patek will invoice for the replacing or refinishing of the parts damaged, which you will have to recover from the dealer.
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By: Boron
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Glashütte Original: I wouldn’t call 5 or 6 years all that long of a hiatus.

I’d be more aggrieved by the fact they backtracked on their position that the sports watch segment was overcrowded in 2013, but somehow isn’t today! Instead of ditching the Sport Evos, all they had to do was adopt ceramic or sapphire for the bezel insert and slim the thickness. As it is, we’ve been
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By: Boron
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A. Lange & Söhne: The answer is simple. Lange’s photographer isn’t a morning person...

he only starts shooting after he’s had his lunch!
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By: Boron
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Independents: Definitely one to keep an eye on.

Surprised they didn’t think to offer brown, given the void left by the Vacheron Overseas. Not sure about burgundy… have a feeling it could look a bit stodgy for the style.
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By: Boron
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Independents: 99% plain solid case back, at that price? No thanks!

Opting for a sapphire crystal rear, at 30m WR, wouldn’t have added much, if anything at all, to the overall thickness.
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By: Boron
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Independents: On the micro rotor, yes, but I suppose there will be some people for whom such an ecological advertisement is a clincher.

They could’ve just left the information on the website and owners’ manual… printed on recycled paper, naturally!
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By: Boron
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