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And very good thoughts at that!
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Thanks very much for the response - your comments have been invaluable - primarily in underlining my suspicions.

For some reason high street "jewellers", who (by and large, I suspect) wouldn't know the difference between one watch movement and another, seem reluctant to admit that the watch that they're trying to sell for £2,000 is based on an inferior movement to the superceded model! One sales assistant actually told me that the new Carrera was better because it "had all mod cons" (presumably including a Pentium 4?)!!

Since posting (and your response) I have checked out the Monza (nice looking beast, but I need to join a gym) and looked at the website you linked and as a result have now set my heart on the Lemania Carrera. Thanks!

One thing that I still struggle with however is the comparison with the Speedmaster models;

The Speedmaster reduced (ETA) is about half the price of the Speedy Pro (Lemania), whereas the relationship for the Carrera 64 (Lemania) and the current Carrera (ETA) is reversed.

I think the answer is just to get hold of my Carrera before anyone notices!

Once again many thanks for your help!!

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