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Blancpain: The only watches I have ever had problems with were Flybacks

I have had two of them--a Monaco YS, and a Ti model. They were both purchsed new. The Monaco's minute register never advanced past the five minute mark. Thinking that I had a fluke bad experience, two years later I purchased a Ti flyback that had an even more ridiculous problem--the center seconds h
13Y
By: Isaac
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Any (retail) sightings of the Master Compressor Chrono yet?

The JLC website lists availablility as of July. I thought we'd see it trickle out sometime in August but still no sign in the US. Anyone seen one at a retail source (i.e not JLC show) anywhere? Isaac in Philly.
14Y
By: Isaac
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: When might we expect to see the Master Compressor Chrono in the US?

I know the MJLC website gives a date of July, but I'm more curious about the regional times for delivery. It seems that Asia is usually the first market and the US quite a bit later. When can the US realistically expect delivery? Thanks, Isaac in Philly.
14Y
By: Isaac
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Girard Perregaux: Regarding the erratic/jumpy sweep seconds hand on the Cal. 3300 (ie Sea Hawk II)

A few posts below noted that some Sea Hawks will exhibit a sweep seconds hand that is not totally smooth. Sometimes the hand will tick 8X per second (normal for 28.8K vph) and other times it will tick on 2-3X per second and then suddenly leap forward in a jerky, erratic appearing manner. Overall tim
14Y
By: Isaac
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Girard Perregaux: When is the R&D1 coming out? After Basel/SIHH?

Or is it out already? Thanks Peter and the forum! Isaac.
14Y
By: Isaac
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