Theft, Friendship, and a Custom F.P. Journe Resonance

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Theft, Friendship, and a Custom F.P. Journe Resonance

Post by Racer-X » December 29th 2018, 10:58pm

"As far as watch collecting stories go, I think this is a pretty good one.

2012 – I was on a bit of a tear for F.P. Journes. I had a Chronometre Souverain (regret I sold it) and a Reserve de Marche (bought it and sold it quite quickly).

What I have always been interested in are smaller watches, and at the time, the 36mm Octa Divine in particular, technically part of the ladies’ collection. F.P. Journe didn’t make very many of them and I had certainly never come across any in the wild. Eventually, while I was in New York trying to set up The Armoury Tribeca, I found a dealer in California that had a second-hand one available. The price was okay so I bought it."

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Post by AlbertaTime » December 30th 2018, 5:18am

That's a wonderful story. Enjoyed every minute of it.
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Theft, Friendship, & a Custom F.P. Journe

Post by koimaster » January 8th 2019, 1:06pm

As far as watch collecting stories go, I think this is a pretty good one.

2012 – I was on a bit of a tear for F.P. Journes. I had a Chronometre Souverain (regret I sold it) and a Reserve de Marche (bought it and sold it quite quickly).

What I have always been interested in are smaller watches, and at the time, the 36mm Octa Divine in particular, technically part of the ladies’ collection. F.P. Journe didn’t make very many of them and I had certainly never come across any in the wild. Eventually, while I was in New York trying to set up The Armoury Tribeca, I found a dealer in California that had a second-hand one available. The price was okay so I bought it.

http://watchesbysjx.com/2018/12/fpjourn ... fQkOEGvTWo
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