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Horological Meandering: thanks Justin, will pm

EDIT: I can't seem to figure out how PM works - if you can PM me I would appreciate it. And thanks for the intro to Julien - I can't wait to see his creation. 10,000 years in a mechanical watch boggles my mind.
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By: destrodan
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Horological Meandering: You can't leaving me hanging like that, Justin!

I can't find a pic on the web - do you have one you can share? Would love to see it
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Horological Meandering: Thanks, Greg!

Hope you're having a blast in Aruba!
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By: destrodan
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Horological Meandering: That's a fair observation.

There is a difference between a properly executed rattrapante and one that is less refined. And chronographs in general are one of the most complex of complications even if they are ubiquitous. I would say the same difference exists when one considers perpetuals - some are far more finely executed a
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By: destrodan
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Horological Meandering: Some have called it the "first 100 percent perpetual calendar"

As no adjustments are ever needed Amazing that its first 'special trick' will happen when most of us won't be alive to witness it. Spectacular engineering.
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Horological Meandering: Yes, Andersen Geneve makes one. It's actually called the "Secular Perpetual Calendar"

It addresses the "secular year" that happens once every 100 years for 3 out of every 4 centuries. The backside of his watch actually accounts for it and tracks the next 400 years. Absolutely marvelous. But it does beg the question: Do I need to swap out the backside dial in 378 years? (Pic from the
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