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1 Any Basel2010 news? on Fri Mar 19, 2010 7:43 pm

Anything from DDS at Baselworld this year? I checked the list of exhibitors online, but did not see them listed. Question

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2 Yes! on Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:38 am

See Tony's post.

The black dialed Regulators are quite striking, and the new ladies models are gorgeous! Exclamation

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3 saw the post just now on Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:25 pm

Cool new dials.

Any info on the new smaller movement in the 34mm watches?

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4 New movement details on Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:31 pm

tee530 wrote:Cool new dials.

Any info on the new smaller movement in the 34mm watches?

Tom,

I got a "head's up" from Dirk about this new series a few weeks ago. Here's what he had to say (I had asked him whether any modifications were required to create the large seconds indicator):

"The movement for the new ladies watch has 50% of an old movement of the
50ties, which is ETA 1120. The other 50% are made in house, like 3/4 plate,
balance cock etc. We have been in luck with this old watch parts, because the second indicator
was with the larger size already, when we build the prototype."

Cheers!

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5 Re: Any Basel2010 news? on Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:16 am

Thanks for the additional information from Dirk. A quick search turned up that the ETA 1120 was already a subseconds movement, and reasonably sized at 26 mm, so I'd guess that it naturally puts the subseconds dial in the correct, balanced location in a 34 mm case.

I love the work Dirk has done on it, and the hobnail dial is very sharp!

Tom

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