The First Parmigiani Fleurier Watch

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The First Parmigiani Fleurier Watch

Postby koimaster » June 7th 2017, 9:43am

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In 1996, the watch world was a very, very different place than it is now. Though there were already signs that things were going to start evolving very quickly, many of the major players then had been unchallenged for many years. However, there were signs of a disruption to come – just two years before, in October of 1994, a little start-up called A. Lange & Söhne had shown its first collection, and by 1992, a once-nearly-dead firm called Ulysse Nardin had delivered the third watch in its groundbreaking collection of astronomical complications known as the Trilogy of Time. Vintage watch collecting was still very much a quirky, niche hobby, and, in America, the watch internet barely existed; what magazines there were could be found at newsstands next to model railroading, stamp collecting, and doll collecting magazines (I should know).

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Every day and in every way

Now forever and ever after."
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Re: The First Parmigiani Fleurier Watch

Postby foghorn » June 7th 2017, 1:55pm

Knothing beats a knicely knurled watch.
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