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Adam Harris

  1. The Hidden Perils of Counterfeit Watches

  2. Provenance, Provenance, Provenance

    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Harris View Post
    I could have named this thread - 'always expect the unexpected' or 'in horology strange things happen'

    But remembering when buying property the adage 'location, location, location' I decided that in Horology its 'provenance, provenance, provenance.
    But where is this leading? well a few months ago while in Switzerland, I took time (as always) to visit my mentor and horologist Mme Cinette Robert. It is always so great a pleasure to meet and talk with her and this time being no
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  3. Provenance, Provenance, Provenance

    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Harris View Post
    I could have named this thread - 'always expect the unexpected' or 'in horology strange things happen'

    But remembering when buying property the adage 'location, location, location' I decided that in Horology its 'provenance, provenance, provenance.
    But where is this leading? well a few months ago while in Switzerland, I took time (as always) to visit my mentor and horologist Mme Cinette Robert. It is always so great a pleasure to meet and talk with her and this time being no
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    Uncategorized
  4. Acrylic Watch Crystals

    Quote Originally Posted by Don Dahlberg View Post
    Acrylics were first introduced in the late 1930s. I do not know when they were first used for watch crystals, but the polymer did not appear even in sheets before 1936. Acrylics were used heavily in WWII and many of the government contracts required non-breakable crystals in military watches.

    Don
    Good info Don
    Agreed - thanks
    I would ave added to your reputation
    BUT
    Measge is "I must spread it around"
    ??to those that do not deserve ...
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