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Horological Meandering: RG or PT 8 days. I’m really drawn to the case, and the back side is pretty good also.

For some reason, to me, the steps on the case look better (more pleasing to the eye) on these shaped case versus the round. It’s quite the box of watches, a collection of overlooked watches that 99.99% of buyers wouldn’t give a second glance to. But I’m pretty sure that your posts have inspired othe
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By: Jay (Eire)
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F.P. Journe: I’m not sure I’m there yet on the Elegante.

But I love the look, love the case, love the idea of it being truly an everyday Journe. And of course love the strap choices. Anyway, back to Journe Fridays for me and I had specifically planned ahead to have the CTS on wrist today. Here’s a live shot. Love this watch more than I ever could have tho
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By: Jay (Eire)
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F.P. Journe: Many congratulations on this.

If we think about Journe over the last two decades (2000s and 2010s) then I think many would say the defining watches of those decades were the Resonance and the Optimum. Obviously both were imagined well before their introduction and some will argue that the Tourbillon may be in the mix too but I t
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By: Jay (Eire)
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Independents: The dial design is awful, and then we have engraving on the bezel which is a throw back to 20-30 years ago (and it didn’t look good then either).

Too much text on the dial, or at least the size is wrong (too large). Too much competition for your eyes between the oversized 3-6-9-12 and then the home time hours. The home time aperture also seems quite big, distracting. All in all it just doesn’t seem to work for me, theres just too much not rig
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By: Jay (Eire)
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F.P. Journe: Thanks for sharing Christian and Robert.

Always fantastic to connect in person, something that has been pretty limited over the last two years. Glad you both were able to make it happen. From what Robert has shared previously regarding his technical horological journey, to me it’s both amazing and a dream. Congrats to Robert for making it
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By: Jay (Eire)
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F.P. Journe: The time stamp tells us Christian got there 2 minutes before !

But you definitely win for bringing out the serious hardware !
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By: Jay (Eire)
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