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    Been in the Smoke today. Smart casual do....

    Been in the Smoke today. Smart casual do. Appropriate wrist wear. . . .


    https://i.imgur.com/nD19q4r.jpg

    Atum Pure M White. 41mm s/s. MG Kaliber 201.1 manual wind.


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  2. The owners were indeed dispossessed by the...

    The owners were indeed dispossessed by the Russians expropriating industrial equipment immediately after the war. However, the Russians were not responsible for the creation of GUB which happened in...
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    British Leland didn’t exist until it was “forged”, but still owned the Morris and Austin brands.

    As you say, Treuhand relinquished the name. You can only do that if you own something.

    Did you...
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    Only got one, but it's on my wrist today....

    Only got one, but it's on my wrist today.
    Captain Moon Phase
    40mm s/s. Zenith Elite 691 automatic.
    Bought on this forum :smug:

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  5. The corporate heritage is with GO -- which is...

    The corporate heritage is with GO -- which is why you'll see so many "Lange" exhibits in the museum. Lange Uhren GmbH, when founded new in 1990 by Günter Blümlein (IWC and JLC) and F A Lange's...
  6. I found it initially confusing (being a bear of...

    I found it initially confusing (being a bear of very little brain) to see so many Lange exhibits in what is, after all, a Hayek/Swatch/GO funded museum.

    Took me a few minutes to twig that they...
  7. MG people certainly read some forums. I have...

    MG people certainly read some forums. I have received compliments from them (and TBH factual corrections) with regard to my posts about them in the past.
    Interesting to see if the TZ visit is...
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    Agree about the practice (and the bipod for a...

    Agree about the practice (and the bipod for a full sized rifle -- less necessary with a "bull-pup").

    I have a springer from Weihrauch, and two PCPs from FX (Cutlas and Wildcat (FAC)) -- all...
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    5146R? I’d be delighted to wear it.
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  10. Wonderful photos, and illuminating commentary. ...

    Wonderful photos, and illuminating commentary.

    I two weeks time I am also scheduled to visit the Grossmann manufactory. I am the owner of two of the things, and hope to pick up a third whilst I am...
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    . "Stealth" today . . . . ...

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    "Stealth" today . . . .

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    I think the Cartier figure (I copied verbatim...

    I think the Cartier figure (I copied verbatim from WUS) is dividing their sales turnover by the presumed average price, and that the original author “misspoke”.

    Also, the list is definitely not...
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    For what it is, fabulous. Whether it would...

    For what it is, fabulous.

    Whether it would command respect in WIS circles is another question.

    All theoretical for me though. I don't qualify as I wear my baseball cap with the peak at the...
  14. Beautiful photography as ever, Jocke. Thank you....

    Beautiful photography as ever, Jocke. Thank you.

    Too "busy" for me (and anyway, nowadays I spend only a couple of days per year outside Europe), but I continue to be a big fan of GO.
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    Perfect (if depressing) logic. But . . . ....

    Perfect (if depressing) logic.

    But . . . . looked at as jewellery :devilish:

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    I think that is the sense of this thread. If you...

    I think that is the sense of this thread. If you are wearing your F P Journe, anyone not affected by WISery is going to think it's a fashion watch if they notice it at all, but we sad people are...
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    Whilst "stealth wealth" might be a pleasing meme,...

    Whilst "stealth wealth" might be a pleasing meme, what we are talking about here can variously be looked at as pure snobbery (guilty as charged), or, more positively, motivation in the upper areas of...
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    I think the calendar is reference...

    I think the calendar is reference 100-06-13-02-04.
    Not a current model, probably from 2008-2012.
    Truly lovely thing.
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    Being a "taste pervert" I'm not very impressed...

    Being a "taste pervert" I'm not very impressed with most offerings from the "trinity", but -- I have to say the Jules Chrono and the 5135P are just plain gorgeous. Very jealous indeed.

    I can...
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    For those interested in Glashütte (i'm certainly a fan) here is a cross reference to my report on a visit to the village last October:
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    My most likely keeper . . . . ...

    My most likely keeper . . . .

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    Most wise -- fantastic piece.

    Most wise -- fantastic piece.
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    Big fan of small brands, so, in my element....

    Big fan of small brands, so, in my element.
    Moritz Grossmann, Dornblüth and Meistersinger are all already present in my small collection, and well known to me.
    Impressed with Garrick (though,...
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    i asked GO eighteen months ago why they had...

    i asked GO eighteen months ago why they had ditched the Sport Evo Pano (I was after one -- which I found on this forum). The answer was that GO wanted to focus its image on the Senator, Pano and...
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    Definitely agreed. Taking a Rolex to the beach is...

    Definitely agreed. Taking a Rolex to the beach is in itself brave. Casio make fine beach watches.
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