In their second office fracas, colleagues Nick Kenyon and James Robinson do battle via the humble keyboard to settle yet another quarrelsome topic: In-house movements *are they brilliant and necessary in horology or, more often than not, disappointing and overkill? James Robinson – The For Argument Allow me, if you will, to begin this discourse with an analogy: let's say that you've worked really, really hard for several years, and to reward yourself, you want to buy a special car. For argument's sake, I'll use the ubiquitous sports car as the example a Porsche 911. Imagine walking into the dealership, finding your dream machine, walking up to it and just poring over every minute detail of its curvaceous flanks. Then one of the sartorial (if a bit sleazy) salesmen comes up to you and starts giving you the pitch. It's a well-thought-out and considered spiel; he's churning out facts and figures that make you giddy with excitement, eager to get off the showroom and out on to the open road. But then, the penny drops when he says, "Oh, and the flat-six engine is made by Toyota." *How gutted would you feel? Here's this gorgeous, bespoke sports car and…

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