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Audemars Piguet: Do you know if this is true...

... That Mr Genta took inspiration from Geneva’s sewer plates for the Royal Oak dial? Heard it many times but always wondered if it’s some kind of urban legend... Not sure about Geneva but Zurich’s sewer plates certainly match the Mega Tapisserie Enjoy the WE Seb
20d
By: sebks
4

IWC: Love it!

My Cousteau says hi! Great watch for diving / hiking or rainy days
22d
By: sebks
0

Horological Meandering: A dream come true - almost 15 years in the making

Dear All, Here are a few shots of my latest acquisition ( actually a gift from my wife): after a 15 years wait I’m finally a proud owner of an Offshore!!! This is the watch which started my passion for horology, 15 years ago I was a co-op in a big multinational and had some free time to browse thepu
22d
By: sebks
17

Horological Meandering: Breguet without a doubt!

The 7027 is the closest to the original watch made by Abraham Louis, it's not only a manufacture movement it's a "1 watch only" movement. The AS is not bad looking but it's just a design exercise, nothing close the Breguet legacy
2M
By: sebks
0

Independents: It’s probably good...

... but probably not as soft and refined as Hermès Barenia. Got a few leather accessories in barenia and that’s one of the best leather you can find... Small personal luxury that nobody will see but I’ll know about totally useless self indulgence but why bother?
2M
By: sebks
1

Independents: Thanks, actually found the perfect strap

On hermès website. Took a bit of searching but this 20*17mm Veau Barenia will fit perfectly! I might even leave it with the Hermès buckle Now the problem is that the strap will arrive much earlier than the watch
2M
By: sebks
1

Independents: Would love to know more about Hermes

Would you mind sending me an MP if you have a source / detail on ordering process ?
2M
By: sebks
1

Independents: I would not dare challenge the master’s vision :)

I guess the text balances the logo to get some vertical symmetry... I don’t really like it but knew about it before buying... so I accept it
2M
By: sebks
0

Independents: went for the silver

Found the « reverse panda » theme more original, thickness is a bit high but is partly driven by the glass... Overall i love the « retro with a twist” look and if you look closely there is quite a lot going on with the dial ( curved, steel studs, etc...) My main complaint with the design is the “chr
2M
By: sebks
3

Horological Meandering: I have lower expectations ;)

10-15 000 km would make me happy
2M
By: sebks
1