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"Mind blown" is right academe. The 1815 rattrapante perpetual calendar was the only Lange piece that really captured my fancy since it was launched/released last year - largely because I am very much in love with the perpetual calendar aesthetic / complication (isn't it obvious?). They had one in rose gold on display but when they mentioned they had the platinum in the safe, I had to see it too.You, my friend, fell for my set up! Thank you for the lay-up, brother. Here's a...
What was that? You wanted a close up of the first and only 1815 rattrapante perpetual calendar in platinum to hit the U.S. market by way of the new Lange boutique? Oh okay...
Spent yesterday hanging around watches that, for others, would leave my 3970P in the dust: I still wouldn't kick my 3970P out of bed though...
Good luck Stitchy!!!
Saint C's RogerP?
TC - I endorse this Pact of Saving(TM). Boom! Also, this photo may or may not have been cropped. But there's something compelling about this store/brand...
Ohhhhhh snap!I'll give her 15 roses......
 Laurent Junod is one of Patek's master watchmakers and may well be the only senior staff member at Patek USA authorized to service Grand Complications. His usual daily wearer is one of the first Aquanauts (ref 5065A, usually perceived to be "too small" (34mm) these days).  Sometimes he pulls out this 5296.  Super enthusiastic dude, love hanging with him.  Ahahaha good point about 9:45pm!  It was a fun experience.  Wasn't my first time to tour the facilities, but it was...
^^^ #KiddingAboutThatLastComment
Lovely session yesterday afternoon/evening at Patek USA's HQ c/o Wempe. Got to try my hand at disassembling a pocket watch ETA movement, stamping a Tiffany dial, etc. Fun! On the wrist of Laurent Junod, their Director of Technical Services: Also, Patek tried to sell me one of their cheaper watches. I had to politely decline. I said, please call me once you have something more rare, more ornately engraved, more complicated, bigger, thicker, and more expensive. Thank...
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