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5′

Style of dial with arabic numbers in the outer rim for every five minutes.

5' example POAG

5′ example POAG

Alpha

Particular style of hands. Not to be confused with Dauphine.

Alpha example by Antiquorum

Alpha example by Antiquorum

Bark

Style of engraving on the bezel / bracelet resembling tree bark.

18078 1982 aq

Example bark by Antiquorum

Baton

Style of straight, applied markers.

Baton example POAG

Baton example POAG

Buckley

Style of dial with painted Roman numerals and -preferably- matching hands. Coined by John Buckley.

Buckley example by Antiquorum

Buckley example by Antiquorum

Claw

Style of markers seemingly clawing onto the dial.

Claw example by Antiquorum

Claw example by Antiquorum

Cigarette

Style of hands gently tapering towards the edge.

Cigarette example by NewOldTime

Cigarette example by NewOldTime

Dagger

See Alpha.

Dauphine

Style of hands. Not to be confused with Alpha.

Dauphine example by Bonhams

Dauphine example by Bonhams

Doorstop

Style of markers found  on early 1803’s, resembling a door stop.

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Doorstop example by SubGMT

Double Quick

Day-Date in which both the date as well as the day can be corrected through rapid change.

Red Quarters

Style of dial with 5′ (see 5′) and all quarters (15-30-45-60) in red.

Red quarters example POAG

Red quarters example POAG

Stella

Style of dial with thickly applied paint, resembling enamel – no true enamel though. Once available in many vivid colours.

Stella example POAG

Stella example POAG

Tapestry

Style of dial with vertical stripes, resembling the fine art of tapestry.

Tapestry dial POAG

Tapestry example POAG

Wide Boy

Style of dial with broad, thick applied markers and -preferably- matching hands. Coined by SteveP.

1802-DD-1g

Wide Boy example by Cosimo

Vignette

Style of dial with colour tone grading from light in the centre to darker towards the edge.

Vignette example by Antiquorum

Vignette example by Antiquorum

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