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  1. Individual pushers or crown wind only for perpetual calendars - that is the question

    Learningtofly posted a wonderful post, with beautiful pictures as ever, about his new JLC Master Perpetual Calendar. This watch uses the Jaeger LeCoultre Calibre 889/440/2 movement whose perpetual calendar complication is based on IWC's perpetual calendar module. Rather than using individual pushers to set each complication separately, this design has to have the complications set and synchronsed by a watchmaker. All alterations are then carried out via the crown (on IWC watches) or an all-complications-day-advance ...

    Updated 16th November 2012 at 00:43 by markrlondon (Fixed typos)

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  2. Today's watch: Louis Erard 1931 Classic Moon Phase Triple Date



    I saw this in SC in June last year after it was posted for what I thought was a bargain price. I'd wanted a triple date (i.e. date pointer, day wheel, month wheel) for some time and this seemed stunning for the price. Oddly enough it had been passed around on the forum a bit beforehand... I think it is a lovely watch but I do understand that gold (plating) is not popular at the moment and it's a bit big in some ...

    Updated 13th November 2012 at 21:32 by markrlondon (Added intro picture; fixed typos.)

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