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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Cal 519

And this one, mine, Cal 519, looks like a Jubilé but is not!
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Atmos VI

This Atmos looks indeed to be a VI with 529 caliber having a case fixed by side-pins, a loking lever under the front base (not under the dial), the only apparent difference with the standard VI is the balance wheel with dots (not stripes) looking as the balance wheel of a 519.
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
1

Jaeger-LeCoultre: atmos jubilé

The Jubilé Atmos is dated 1983 (and not 58, what is logical as jubilé means 50th anniversary) The Jubilé Atmos caliber is the 550, the clock looks externally like an Atmos I (but with a gas cartridge in place of mercury.) In fact technically the watch movement is the same as the cal 526/528 and the
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
1

Jaeger-LeCoultre: some more history about Atmos clocks

The question was... "I was under the impression that the Atmos was a JLC invention. And if that is true, why didn’t they label the clocks or at least the ads? Was it because some other company was involved? Or did they lack confidence in the clocks? " And the answer is no Atmos is not a JLC (or LeCo
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
1

Audemars Piguet: Quintessential Calatrava-style vintage VC

Same look / style from Vacheron Constantin in pink gold
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
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Vacheron Constantin: rose gold 2

Pictures...
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
1

Vacheron Constantin: rose gold

Mine is in rose gold, with "swiss made" on the dial, no gold cross and no accent on GENEVE. Vacheron at Genève asked me if I was not selling it for their private collection...
8Y
By: jmarclaplace
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F.P. Journe: long navy straps

Thanks for your reply. Is the standard strap also supposed to be witha rubber lining? I get my CB with a navy croco strap with leather lining... Despite your assertion, my FP Journe official dealer is up to now unable to provide me with a long navy croco strap with leather lining! Are they exclusive
11Y
By: jmarclaplace
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F.P. Journe: Chronomètre Bleu - long strap available?

I own a Chronomètre Bleu since mid January but may not really enjoy this marvelous watch as since 4 months it looks impossible to get an extra long crocostrap... and I have an over 18cm/7" wrist! When I have purchased the watch the assistant promised me an extra long bleu strap within a few days and
11Y
By: jmarclaplace
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Girard Perregaux: a manufacture GP visit report

Here you will find a visit report (2009) of GP manafacture... it is in french but I'm quite sure that you will easily understand... pictures are showing a sonnerie Westminster - répétition minute on the bench! forum.chronomania.net
11Y
By: jmarclaplace
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