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Old 23 November 2019, 05:16 AM   #1
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Iíve clearly got an Indie problem

Just couldnít pass up adding another Independent manufacturer to my collection. Urban Jurgensen Big 8 in stainless joins a Laurent Ferrier and a Moser to round out my independent side of my collection.

Itís such a lovely watch and super comfortable!

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Old 23 November 2019, 05:44 AM   #2
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Just couldnít pass up adding another Independent manufacturer to my collection. Urban Jurgensen Big 8 in stainless joins a Laurent Ferrier and a Moser to round out my independent side of my collection.

Itís such a lovely watch and super comfortable!

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Excellent pickup, the finishing and guilloche work are phenomenal. UJ are criminally underrated.
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Old 23 November 2019, 05:54 AM   #3
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UJ are criminally underrated.
I agree and the Big 8 has an attractive price point in comparison to a lot of the other independents out there.
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Old 23 November 2019, 06:51 AM   #4
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That is a pretty watch. My only concern with indies is servicing...how do you turn one in for servicing, just mail it to the company?
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Old 23 November 2019, 10:20 AM   #5
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That is a pretty watch. My only concern with indies is servicing...how do you turn one in for servicing, just mail it to the company?
Take it to the AD you bought it from.
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Old 23 November 2019, 10:34 AM   #6
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Take it to the AD you bought it from.
This.
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Old 23 November 2019, 10:26 AM   #7
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That is a pretty watch. My only concern with indies is servicing...how do you turn one in for servicing, just mail it to the company?
That has always been my concern.
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Old 23 November 2019, 09:40 PM   #8
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That is a pretty watch. My only concern with indies is servicing...how do you turn one in for servicing, just mail it to the company?
The ref. 8 is based on a modified and highly hand finished version of the excellent F. Piguet 1160 caliber. So can in theory this can be serviced by any good watch maker.
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Old 23 November 2019, 11:16 AM   #9
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Nice. Congrats
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Old 23 November 2019, 09:36 PM   #10
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Very nice! The classic UJS are really something. Congratulations
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