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    Does this kind of watch have a name?

    I've just found this Tissot which I rather like. Any adorably take on the kind of thing A Lange & Sohne make. Is there a name for this style of dial though?
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    I've seen them described as offset dials. If there is a fancier name than that, I'd be curious to know.

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    The more I look at that pic the more I think both dials need to move about 2mm diagonally down and to the left.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottjc View Post
    Minute repeater..?
    That's to do with chiming at certain times isn't it? I don't think the Tissot does that
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    Quote Originally Posted by whatmeworry View Post
    That's to do with chiming at certain times isn't it? I don't think the Tissot does that

    Ah, good point. They do look like that though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by whatmeworry View Post
    The more I look at that pic the more I think both dials need to move about 2mm diagonally down and to the left.

    Exactly what I was thinking. The asymmetry is cool but it feels un-centered.
    Too many watches, not enough wrists.

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    Perhaps Lange & Sohne has a patent on symmetric asymmetry - if you take my meaning - which prevents Tissot from making a better looking dial. Just a random thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skywatch View Post
    Exactly what I was thinking. The asymmetry is cool but it feels un-centered.
    I'm wondering if it looks different in the flesh
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