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Patek Philippe: Hearsay and opinion

Jay, Having met him only once, I have no reliable data, but I don't think hearsay regarding the opinions of "some pretty serious Patek collectors" amounts to reliable data either. From where I sit, the ongoing success of the brand is the best evidence of the quality of his leadership. Park
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Patek Philippe: 5270G with original, first series dial

This was the first rendition of the first Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronograph with an in-house movement. Park
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Automotive: Eco Worries

I can't read beyond the opening paragraph either, but I'd be willing to bet that the headline writer took the liberty of suggesting they wouldn't be around long based on the apparent strengthening of clean energy concerns rather than any business decision by MB. While we wait for its demise, I'll ke
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Patek Philippe: Easy quiz

Model: None Worth: 0 Authenticy: None
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Vacheron Constantin: Great choice

Congratulations on a beautiful acquisition! Park
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Horological Meandering: In descending order for me

(1) 12-hour chronograph (2) Date (3) Power reserve indicator (4) Day-night (5) Day (6) Month Hence my enthusiasm for 5960, though 5980, ROC, ROO, or Daytona will do in a pinch or for variety. Park
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Horological Meandering: Patek 5227 vs. Rolex Day-Date 40

Assuming you mean the Day-Date 40, I think you'd find that it looks slimmer and more elegant than your Sub, while the 5227 might look surprisingly large because of the thinner bezel and the lug structure. You use the phrase "dress watch," to which people attribute diverse meanings. I have a Day-Date
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Patek Philippe: Mine says "Hi"

My choice of Calatrava, too. I love the simplicity and understatement. This reference is so uncommon you're very unlikely to run into another in the wild. Park
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Patek Philippe: A rare opportunity

I don't think it often occurs that one can trade all of one's watches for exactly the one grail one seeks. If I were confident that the 5270R would do it for me on a long term basis, I'd go for it. Park
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