Time flies - it is already mid December and the case machining is still few days away. The good news: final set of production drawings is now completed, including the case finishing.
The main selection / design criteria was to make the case easy for polishing and refinishing when the watch is due for servicing, which meant high gloss lugs an bezel and horizontally brushed mid case.
Yes, the winding crown will be signed. Not sure yet about having my name on the dial, but I'll worry about that later.