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Re: New moon phase watch

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tikkathree wrote: Sat Oct 28, 2023 4:38 pm A thing on the wrist for the simple pleasure of it? All day long. :thumbup: :thumbup:
What a perfect phrase - I’d keep it to yourself though - you’ve kind of made a thousand watch reviewers and opinion holders obsolete :D :clap:
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^^^ ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished.
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What a gorgeous time gage! The dial is reminiscent of a Sci-fi scene that engages the imagination! Love the lack of indexes, and the hands are a great match.
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Re: New moon phase watch

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They've done it again - seconds hand without indices on the dial - what's the point? Can you really tell 10:07 from 10:08?
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supermariner wrote: Tue Oct 31, 2023 12:39 am They've done it again - seconds hand without indices on the dial - what's the point? Can you really tell 10:07 from 10:08?
For me the second hand on a moonphase can be a visual marker of time passing on a very different scale to the passing of the moon’s cycle. Kind of as whimsical as the moonphase function itself. Or just a marker that the movement is running - I appreciate that too in any watch I’m wearing :)
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Re: New moon phase watch

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missF wrote: Tue Oct 31, 2023 12:42 am For me the second hand on a moonphase can be a visual marker of time passing on a very different scale to the passing of the moon’s cycle. Kind of as whimsical as the moonphase function itself. Or just a marker that the movement is running - I appreciate that too in any watch I’m wearing :)
Rather like the 'sign of life' seconds hand on the current Schofields; which I don't feel would work on the Moonphase. :wink: :wink:

"visual marker of time passing on a very different scale to the passing of the moon’s cycle" - a lovely turn of phrase, Lindsey.

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both are valid arguments :)

Also I was mistaken in saying "again" - I thought the Twelve Halo also had seconds hand.
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Straight out of the box this afternoon. Wrong time, wrong moonphase, but wow; the dial. :shock: :shock:

Catch it right, and you can see the seconds hand reflected in the dial or moonphase disk.

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NB> photos taken with the main camera on my phone, zoomed in to 1.6, and with some photos lightly cropped.

Edit; Tuesday, October 31st, 10:38pm; I've been wondering how / why the hands on some of my Kitchen photos have an orange glow to them, and have realised it's due to my Orange glass splashbacks. :wink: :wink:

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missF wrote: Sat Oct 28, 2023 5:19 pm
tikkathree wrote: Sat Oct 28, 2023 4:38 pm A thing on the wrist for the simple pleasure of it? All day long. :thumbup: :thumbup:
What a perfect phrase - I’d keep it to yourself though - you’ve kind of made a thousand watch reviewers and opinion holders obsolete :D :clap:
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Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:Straight out of the box this afternoon. Wrong time, wrong moonphase, but wow; the dial. :shock: :shock:

Catch it right, and you can see the seconds hand reflected in the dial or moonphase disk.

Kitchen with LED spotlights above.

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Window cill of Lounge window, daylight (cloudy)

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NB> photos taken with the main camera on my phone, zoomed in to 1.6, and with some photos lightly cropped.

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I really appreciate this shot, it shows how the Moonphase really pops against the front disc, something you wouldn’t see as well when the moon is full.
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Love the watch. It’s so difficult to capture how amazing this watch is. Here is my attempt at showing of the brilliance of this watch face. Also the stock leather strap for those wondering.


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There's a great, no nonsense, hands on review, with some excellent photos, of the new C1 Moonphase by Josh @eggtronics on his Watch review website 12&60.

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Welcome to the Forum / Asylum, Ron and thanks for some really good photos.

It's interesting to see the 'Twin Flags' on the Bader deployant for the first time; it's been without adornment to date.


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Re: New moon phase watch

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supermariner wrote: Tue Oct 31, 2023 12:39 am They've done it again - seconds hand without indices on the dial - what's the point? Can you really tell 10:07 from 10:08?
Most of the time I don't see the point of having to differentiate between 10:07 and 10:08. I am not relying on a time gage for boarding punctual public transportation, and I'm not in a profession anymore where seconds or even minutes count in saving a life. Almost all important, everyday life events happen to coincide within quarter hour increments for me nowadays...

Accuracy wise, I believe that most folks with experience can easily tell time measured on a markerless dial to within 5 minutes of actual... and that's all one regular, everyday Joe really needs for the occasions that call for wearing a watch like this.
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@Greatpotfarm I’m in a similar position these days, Dan, where I don’t need to know the time too precisely. I’m very happy to take a single handed watch on holiday (I’m wearing it for a few days at the moment) because my brain has learned to read the time on it. As you suggest, people who can read a standard clock fluently automatically register the geometry of the hands…close enough.

It can happen with other things. I’m hopeless at following manuals with pictorial instructions. I prefer words. But supposing the words are in a form you don’t understand…?

Before I started learning Greek I looked at the word ΕΞΟΔΟΣ and not might not have understood. The fact that it was in white on a green background with a pictorial of someone following an arrow through a door, and the word EXIT printed below (it was in an airport!) gave me an inkling as to the meaning. When I realised it was pronounced rather like “Exodus” more things clicked into place. After a few days in Egypt I began to recognise the shape of the equivalent word in Arabic through the same visual clues, but because I can’t speak or read the language I wouldn’t know what it sounded like, and it didn’t take me long to forget what it looked like.

Without realising it, we take all sorts of clues from our surroundings and familiarity enables us to make sense of them. Is that a huge mass of dark cloud over there? Is it getting closer? Is there a possibility it might rain soon? It wouldn’t surprise you, would it?
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