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regulateur Wrote: As most of the potential buyers will be in the Asian market, and most of them won't know or even care about the history of the watches, that strategy might pay off in the short term.
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Michael Friedberg Wrote in reply to:regulateur Wrote: As most of the potential buyers will be in the Asian market, and most of them won't know or even care about the history of the watches, that strategy might pay off in the short term. While I believe that you make some good points, I must object to the use of any ethnic or geographic stereotypes or generalizations here. Some generalizations can't be founded on empirical evidence and there is a certain moral objection to such. Please don't here.
What you do may not be so important, but it is very important that you do it well. (my variation of a saying by Gandhi)
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Michael Friedberg Wrote:To my thinking, the real coup that IWC could pull off would be to have an amagnetic Ingenieur AND a display back. It is possible with amagnetic materials for the escapement.The problem, like most business issues, is cost vs. benefit. To develop such a movement would cost more, which would make sense only if it would sell more or if the current approach (display backs with non-amagnetic movements) don't sell. Unfortunately, the display back models often sell better and there's no proof that the costs here would justify the return.