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Author: Collectionist - Replies: 6 - Views: 21217
Aged to perfection
The tropical dial - a value proposition?

Let us first establish a few rules shall we, before we dive into this veritable minefield. Because of some very notable auction pieces, which sold for astronomical prices, any aged dial with patina is scrutinized for its tropical properties.

A dial is considered tropical when

[align=justify][font=Helvetica Neue]1) It has faded naturally to a di
Author: Collectionist - Replies: 5 - Views: 16237
Japanese perfection: zaratsu finishing
[color=#000000][size=small][font=Verdana]Today there really is no other luxury watch brand out there right now that can master the art of producing industry-leading standards of accuracy and supreme mechanical genius quite like Grand Seiko do. As the prestigious watch company produce all of their components in-house, the skilled technicians are able to control every aspect of production to ensure that the beauty within each finished piece matches that of it
Author: Collectionist - Replies: 3 - Views: 11505
Japanese perfection: zaratsu finishing
[color=#000000][size=small][font=Verdana]Today there really is no other luxury watch brand out there right now that can master the art of producing industry-leading standards of accuracy and supreme mechanical genius quite like Grand Seiko do. As the prestigious watch company produce all of their components in-house, the skilled technicians are able to control every aspect of production to ensure that the beauty within each finished piece matches that of it