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Independents: Thank you for the story and photographs of the entire package

The watch looks especially good with that strap... Congratulations and best regards.
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By: Age_of_Surfaces
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Independents: My two dogecoin on this matter below.

I don’t have the purchasing power of some on this forum. That doesn’t mean I forego historical significance or provenance when I rummage around for nice watches. On the contrary, I couple my interest in both qualities with a search for value. Lo and behold, I’ve found that all can be had in what I c
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By: Age_of_Surfaces
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Independents: Thanks. Yes this is the third of three so far.

I wanted to achieve two things: 1. Sample work from all phases of DR, both during and after Monsieur Roth's direct involvement 2. Align the watches I selected to my personal tastes It's a balancing act. I like to approach watches as a purist, but I'm not a puritan who'll aggressively chase specific
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By: Age_of_Surfaces
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Independents: Thanks for sharing your own experience. I especially enjoy speaking with 'first gen' enthusiasts and collectors of any kind of watch...

... and I've observed a quite substantial gap in knowledge between people who just quietly went about picking up a DR here or there, and the hype-driven looseness that's commonplace today. It's not a stretch to say that in some cases we have merchants who don't know what they're selling and consumer
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By: Age_of_Surfaces
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Independents: You're too kind. Thank you.

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By: Age_of_Surfaces
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Independents: There has been an uptick in interest, hasn't there?

I'm a latecomer to fora like this and to collecting circles, so became aware about six months ago that there has been a revival of interest in DR's work. No tourbillons, monopoussoirs or minute repeaters for me though - my tastes are rather more humble. I have my eyes on one or two more specific ref
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By: Age_of_Surfaces
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