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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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A. Lange & Söhne: I wouldn’t have a clue… not something I’ve bothered to research deeply.

The fact that hands can be, or lacquered, to emulate the old traditional process is enough to know about rather than than the full ins and out of how it’s actually achieved. In the context of my comment and the photos above, then it seems fairly certain Breguet are wiping/brushing a solution over th
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By: Boron
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Patek Philippe: No new models to be announced this year, due to the situation.

I’m slightly surprised you weren’t already aware of that, given the whole fiasco of Baselworld’s dirty laundery being aired for all and sundry to see.
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By: Boron
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A. Lange & Söhne: Very different price point there.

Still, a rudimentary level of finishing could’ve been carried out, given the nature of how well their indices are done, and the top of the hands.
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By: Boron
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