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Glashutte Original Senator Cosmopolite, 2018 Steel Edition. some thoughts.

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amanico
Finally, I could see the Senator Cosmopolite in the reality. It is one of these watches which I seriously wanted to see, because I like the concept of this Travel Watch a lot, as well as its look, but I was afraid it was a bit too big for my taste. All these feelings are confirmed. The " Cosmopolite " is a very seductive watch, even more now that It adopted arabic numbers for its hours markers, rather than roman which was not much for me, as I find it cooler, more casual, less formal with arabic numbers...Story

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SIHH 2019: A review on the Jaeger- Lecoultre Reverso Tribute Small Seconds Boutique Edition.

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amanico
First of all, please allow me to call it Reverso Burgundy. Jaeger LeCoultre always had the bad habit to choose very long name for their watches... The Reverso Burgundy is the second chapter of the Tribute Small Seconds, which was born, last year, with a blue dial. The Reverso Burgundy has everything in common with the " Blue ", at the exception of the dial...Story

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Breguet: 2019 novelties

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foversta
Forewords: the prices below are available in France with VAT. 2018 was an extremely important year for Breguet considering the launch of the new Marine collection. 2019 seems to be quieter and can be considered as a year of consolidation for the brand that brings small changes to its collections. I'm not going to blame Breguet for introducing a limited number of novelties: on the contrary, I think it's the right strategy, especially in this segment...Story

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Jaquet Droz: 2019 novelties

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The 2019 novelties from Jaquet Droz were presented in the context of the Time to Move event organized by Swatch Group, which brought together its high-end brands. I found the new Jaquet Droz collection particularly convincing. Certainly, the pieces presented are not surprising because they are part of the usual stylistic trends of the brand. In fact, some of them are evolutions of existing models...Story

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Playing in the garden with the Chronometre Bleu

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ChristianDK
I was making a Sunday roast and while it was finishing, I had a few moments to play with the CB. The Chronometre Bleu has become my favorite summer watch. Easy to wear and playful. The dial is so much more attractive in bright light than on a gloomy day, where I prefer the CS...Story

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Laurent Ferrier Tourbillon Grand Sport On The Wrist review.

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amanico
Announced a few weeks ago, I was impatient to discover this new opus from Laurent Ferrier. Could you imagine that one day, Laurent Ferrier could release such a watch? Why not, after all? At first sight, this Tourbillon Grand sport disorients the Laurent Ferrier Aficionado who is more used to classic designs with round, cushion or rectangular shapes. Here we dive right into the Seventies, with a case which makes you think to some Genta Creations, such as the Patek Nautilus, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, and ... ...Story

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Hands on review of the Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Rose Gold Blue Dial

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Vacheron Constantin has just presented a new version of the Patrimony Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin in pink gold and blue dial thus forming part of a trend from the manufacture which consists of developing a whole line of Patrimony watches with this combination of colors. Belonging to the Patrimony collection, this watch is the quintessence of the classic perpetual calendar with an usual dial lay-out from Vacheron Constantin: the months and the leap year indicator at the top, the days on the left, the date ... ...Story

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SIHH 2019: A review on the Reverso Tribute Duoface Blue Steel and Blue Rose Gold Fagliano Limited.

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amanico
The Reverso Tribute Duoface is a superb, interesting and friendly watch. The concept is simple: The Reverso Tribute Duoface is a " two watches in one ". On one side, the classic time, Hours Minutes and Seconds. On the other side, a second time zone, for those of us who travel and who have to adapt themselves to two different time zones...Story

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Baselworld 2019: Rolex

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Despite its significant production, Rolex presents finally few novelties every year. The ratio of number of novelties / annual overall production must be among the lowest in the industry. A sign doesn't deceive: when I leave Basel, I have a clear vision of what Rolex has presented. On the other hand, I find it difficult to recall with the same precision what the other actors with important production volumes presented...Story

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Jaeger Lecoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual. A quick review.

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amanico
After the introduction of the masterpiece of the year, the Gyrotourbillon Five, at the SIHH in January, Jaeger Lecoultre comes back, 4 months after, with another big piece, the Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater Perpetual, which I will call the " Minute Repeater Perpetual ". This new watch is an unexpected challenge. Indeed, you certainly remember what I wrote about Minute Repeaters using automatic watches. In short, I complained about the fact that the Minute Repeater was such a prestigious complication .....Story

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