Radio: Bonus Episode: Philippe Dufour

Radio: Bonus Episode: Philippe Dufour

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With Episode 10 of HODINKEE Radio not too far off, we thought the time had come for we to present to you our absolute first reward scene. While on seven days in length video shoot in the Vallée de Joux, Jack got the opportunity to put in a couple of hours with one of watchmaking’s actual present day titans, Philippe Dufour – and whenever you get an opportunity like this, you unquestionably benefit as much as possible from it. Between flying robots through the alps and talking about chronograph types, we figured out how to turn on the ‘ole recorder.

Dufour’s workshop, where the discussion occurred, is loaded with crafted by a lifetime – one gets the feeling that each device he’s consistently utilized over the span of his long and lavishly changed vocation is there, and sitting nonchalantly on his different workbenches are astonishing horological objects, like the model of the absolute first Duality, and things of individual significance and importance (his line assortment is all around addressed). As usual, Dufour was both heartily responsive to questions, and typically gruff in his answers – we think you’ll discover not just some sharp perceptions about the overall course of present day watchmaking, yet in addition considerations on everything from the assessment of development completing, to the (incredible) trouble in finding and keeping students will to endure working with an uncompromising perfectionist.

We trust you appreciate this first since forever reward scene of HODINKEE Radio. Look at the show notes beneath and let us understand your opinion in the comments.

Wrist Check

The pink gold Datograph with dark dial that is Dufour’s every day wear fake watch prices is so unequivocally connected with him that it’s frequently alluded to as the Dufour Datograph. Dufour’s eagerness for A. Lange & Söhne is notable – he’s frequently gone on record as saying that in his view, in a world for the most part moving towards unremarkableness, Lange stays an island of authentic dedication to the tedious specialty of truly completing a development appropriately, without compromising in any part of one or the other completion or exactness. In spite of the fact that it very well may be amazing to some that one of Switzerland’s most prestigious watchmakers would wear a German fake watch prices in the event that you’ve seen the guidelines Dufour accomplishes in his work, and the quality that Lange makes progress toward in its fake watch prices you’ll comprehend why it’s a characteristic fit.

Show Notes

1:36
Inside The Atelier With The Legendary Philippe Dufour

20:00
Talking fake watch prices With Roger Smith

34:01
Dufour’s A. Lange & Söhne pink gold Datograph

34:45
Jack on “Failed to remember Giant of Watchmaking” Günter Blümlein

46:10
Dufour and his robot

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