cal 1007&1008 Production quantity

There is a valuable data in THL.  the production of CR,  use of 1007&1008 movement, a total of 479.

the question is how many the caliber of 1007&1008 ? it shou be more than 479?

I still have a  questions. Zenith 135 movement, the history of the production is 11000.Little circulation in the market, less than Vacheron Constantin's CR with 1007&1008  .

yesterday a friend send me a few  zenith pic.


its price is very close to CR with 1007&1008 . Why? I feel CR is the best in chronometre , the most beautiful.

Cal 135 is certainly a great
04/15/2016 - 14:11

caliber but for me the finish and attention to details of Call 1007 and 1008 remain unrivaled.



What do you think of the collection?
04/15/2016 - 14:56
You're right.This is my question.What do you think of the collection? As a person who like watch, what is our ultimate collection  target ?As a beginner. I want  get more knowledge, to observe more careful analysis, gain confidence, make more friends.         A person's energy is limited, focusing on one or two brands, buy some antique watches with typical features of the times  , studying their history is the most interesting.
There is no such thing as an ultimate collection target, IMHO
04/15/2016 - 15:34

Hi, I don't think there is such a thing as an ultimate collection target.

Every individual collector is different and what interests him/her about watches is different.  Ideally, I think a collection should represent the owner's feeling toward a subject/topic (and not that a collection of things defines the type of collector, be it watches, cars, stamps, etc.).

What is an ultimate, or grail, cannot be defined by can only be defined by your interests and passions.

Cal. 135 is a marvelous, historically significant, movement.  You had mentioned (offline) Observatory Chronometers.  Please be aware that Chronometre Royale is a VC trademark name.  It does not necessarily mean that a CR was an observatory chronometer, though some of them have been sent for observaory trials and passed.  An observatory chronometer muse have been individual sent for trials and passed to earn that name.  It is much harder to obtain than COSC, which is why they are so special.

Also, Observatory Chronometers may not have all been beatifully finished.  They were built and regulated for a specific purpose: to pass Observatory Time Trials.

So I go back to this idea again:  an ultimate/grail depends on what you value and want.

Re: There is no such thing as an ultimate collection target, IMHO
04/15/2016 - 16:27

thank  you for your reply.

i want chronometre royal,may be its my next one laugh

i have asked myself this question many times but have to
04/16/2016 - 14:14

agree with Dan. Each person will have a different idea of the perfect collection and the perfect collection will always vary with time!

Re: There is no such thing as an ultimate collection target, IMHO
04/21/2016 - 05:12

That's exactly right and that is why collecting things is fun.




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04/15/2016 - 15:11
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