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    Help, I have no power reserve!

    It's the one complication that I've never had, and really want to and am having a bit of a hard time nailing down a suitable piece to add to my collection. Small seconds and power reserve would be absolutely perfect. Anyone have some ideas to throw at my id much appreciate it.

    Style wise something nice and clean. Perhaps in the same vein as a Schauer Kulisse. I don't mean it has to have screws all around the bezel, just the style in gerpneral terms. Fixed or rotating bezel no matter either way.

    41-43mm, lug to lug no more than 50mm
    Ttypically go for black, grey or white dials

    Swiss mov't, auto only. No hand crankers

    Spend 3-4k ish

    Picture of the Kulisse 14 for reference
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    Power reserve on an automatic are you mad?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
    Power reserve on an automatic are you mad?!
    It's an indication to see whether you get enough exercise during the day

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    Is this too dressy?

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    Theres just something special about winding it up yourself and seeing the power reserve go up


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    if you can look past the BMW logo

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    I have always liked the Orient Star retrograde (yak yak yak, i know it ain't "Swiss", i never understood the "Swiss"-fixation some people have....). When you get one of these you won't even come near the budget you mentioned.....

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    Last edited by I-B; Dec 16, 2014 at 09:52 AM. Reason: added link

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    Last year I felt my collection was somehow lacking in terms of a power reserve model and always loved this model , but it was out of reach, then I saw it as a deal and I just had to have it:

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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
    Power reserve on an automatic are you mad?!
    I don't have any PR watches, and it's the autos I wish had them, at least on the back. The manuals I know how much reserve they've got left, as I know when I wound them. The autos after 24 hours off the wrist I'm wondering: how much reserve did you have when I took you off....?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin View Post
    It's an indication to see whether you get enough exercise during the day
    Yes I like to confirm from time to time (when I'm wearing it) that I'm still alive by glancing at the reserve pointer Nods.gif

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