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Watch Around 021

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Squalls, storms and sails

Since last autumn we have constantly read and been told that 2016 will be a dangerous year worldwide and from every point of view. There is little point in adding to these predictions, for the global situation is clear, and...

Special Report WA 021

The object

What is it called, and above all what is it used for?

Watchmakers need a large variety of tools, most of them purpose-built for each of the many operations that go into building a watch. This one is 6 cm high. What is it called, and above all what is it used for? Readers who email...

Mystery object

We apologise for a trick question. The object we submitted for your consideration in the last issue exists in two versions. Both look alike but h­­­ave different functions. Many of you didn’t fall into the trap – well done! We...

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