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  1. Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Nov 24, 2012

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    I admit for dress watch it is a little bit thick. But what I would like to see is nice guilloche ala Breguet or VC.................
     
  2. John Chris Il Duca de Luca Dec 6, 2012

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    A couple of JLC Triple-Date Moonphases from my collection. The round one is a LeCoultre from 1949, powered by the shaped cal. 486A/W movement, manufactured in a run of 5,000 to commemorate the life of Jacques-David LeCoultre who died in 1948. 500 were sold in Europe (Jaeger-LeCoultre) in 14k gold shaped cases. The remainder were exported to the US (LeCoultre) and sold mainly in 10k gold-filled cases, both round and shaped. This one is in an 18k gold round case.

    The shaped one is a recreation of the shaped-case version of the 1949 watch, the movement made with NOS 1949 parts. It was produced in a run of 600 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of la manufacture (1988).

    Chris

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  3. Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Dec 6, 2012

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    ::love::::love::::love::
     
  4. Privateday7 quotes Miss Universe Dec 6, 2012

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    Nice and nice..............sigh.... ::love:: .........:thumbsup:
     
  5. ulackfocus Dec 6, 2012

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    I see I'm going to have to start using the Force on John....
     
  6. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Jan 6, 2013

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    Not a fan of the Master Calendar with the power reserve indcator - to me that addition ruined the balance that the dial of the Master Moon had.

    Mine's gone now, but it was a very classic and balanced design....37 mm diameter and I didn't find it to be too thick. In fact it was only slightly thicker than my Blancpain Leman "Ultrathin" was.

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    Cheers, Al
     
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  7. SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 6, 2013

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    Couldn't agree more. Moving the month and day indicators out from the centre of the dial just ruins the classic design IMO.
     
  8. SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 22, 2013

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  9. ulackfocus Jan 22, 2013

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    That layout has been around along with the RdM version for a few years I think. I tried one on at my AD last year. The 37 mm wide models are great, but all those complications make the watch too thick for my tastes.
     
  10. SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 23, 2013

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  11. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Jan 23, 2013

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    Glad to see they have brought back the original balanced design.
     
  12. SpikiSpikester @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 26, 2013

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    The boutique have emailed to say the new versions will be 8450 euros (£7200 at today's rates). I'm sticking to the plan to get the MUT Moon 39.