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What is an ébauche? An ébauche is an unfinished movement and sold as such. In Switzerland, before 1850, an ébauche consisted of only the plate, bridges, fusee and the barrel.…

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Cyma and Tavannes have long been on my wish-list as manufacturers I wanted to add to my collection. As much as I enjoy collecting and wearing my antique watches, I…

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Antique watches are becoming more and more popular with collectors worldwide. In earlier days, it was often considered desirable for antique watches to be restored and polished to look “like…

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I don’t mean any disrespect, but Zenith as a modern watch manufacturer has never had any real appeal for me. I know the El Primero chronograph is considered a modern…

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