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Review: Louis Erard – Small Second Open

It’s amazing what a little peek into the movement can do to elevate the mechanical allure of a watch.

The Small Second Open might be a ‘simple’ timepiece. But an open window that offers a view into the movement plates, and some parts of gears and wheels, endows the watch with a sense of horological finesse. Paired with a black dial with a steel or gold case, the watch, dare we say, even bears a passing resemblance to Lange’s Richard Lange Tourbillon “Pour le Merite”. But only just. 

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Alvin promises not to be a douche when talking about watches. He may have scoured the Basel and Geneva watch fairs for the past 15 years, and played an instrumental role to the growth of Singapore's pioneering horological and men's lifestyle publications, but the intrepid scribe seeks to learn something new with each story he writes.

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