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CHOPARD interrogates: Can Men be colorful?

The Chopard Marsala Story is continued..... Can Men can be colourful? Marsala (PANTONE 18-1438) is the Pantone Institute Colour of the Year 2015. Mars...


Workshop Report – Making a Pinion by Hand

In this workshop report we will see all the steps to making a pinion by hand. This is how pinions are made for prototypes and small quantities without...

A.Lange & Sohne

Hands on review of the 1815 200th anniversary F.A. Lange

In recent months, the black dials have done a strong comeback in the Lange & Shne collection: after the Lange One Tourbillon Handwerkskunst and the L...


A birthday gift to me - Speedmaster '57 CoAxial

Team, Yesterday was my birthday (Oh boy, I'm old!!) and thanks to a dear friend I was able to "unload" some watches that I got for several reasons but...


CHOPARD Lucky Charms for Oscar Winners 2015

Insiders at CHOPARD say there is an uncanny and lucky superstition for film industry players on the Red Carpet especially at the Oscars (Academy of Mo...


Confessions of An Aspiring Speedracer

Lamborghini Beverly Hills sponsors a "trackday" at The Thermal Club The fascination with racing transcends time and culture. There is something about ...

Glashutte Original

I love what I see...

... each time I get this one out of its box. Taking pictures of it is a special pleasure. Have a great week everybody, Martin ...


A review of the 5513 Comex

During the late 1960s, commercial work in the oceans and seas created professional diving organizations that needed tool watches designed for conducti...

Horological Meandering

Hands on review of the Bonhoff IP3.0W

One of the watches that we didn't have the right to miss at the last SalonQP was unquestionably the Bonhoff IP3.0 . Indeed, it proves that it is possi...


Rolex Perception & Why Some PuristS Will Never Buy One

Rolex Perception & Why Some PuristS Will Never Buy One If you pull any person off the street or start up a conversation with the fellow passenger sitt...


Jaeger Lecoultre 2015 SIHH: Duometre à Spherotourbillon Moon.

A question invaded my mind, when I saw the first pictures of the Duometre à Spherotourbillon Moon: Do we have a new Watch? If we discuss the case, it ...

Horological Meandering

Pre Chinese New Year GTG (last days of Horse year) in Singapore

8 of us PuristS gathered tonight for a pre Chinese New Year gtg in Singapore and also to welcome and meet up with a fellow PuristS from overseas, Gord...


Testing Blancpain’s Fifty Fathom Bathyscape: Finding Ariel’s song in the ‘Big Blue’.

Hard to imagine that a little over 60 years ago, there was no dive watch market! There were some specialist dive watches developed for military purpos...

Glashutte Original

GO - Berlinale 2015: And the winners are fellow PuristS …

Over the past few months, the Saxon watch manufacturer Glashütte Original has invited the company's friends and connoisseurs to submit their own film ...


Cellini: a non-Rolex Rolex?!

Hi, I know we mostly talk about Sports watches and vintage Rolex here... But I like to post some fresh shots of the Cellini line! To me the Cellini li...

Horological Meandering

Exclusivity: first pictures and thoughts about the Leroy Chronometre Observatoire

Forewords: please note that the pictured watch is a prototype. It was assembled a few hours before the meeting with Olivier Mller, Karsten Frassdorf ...


CHOPARD Mille Miglia Race Watches 1997 - 2014: Which is the Best?

CHOPARD Mille Miglia Race Watches 1997 - 2014 Retrospective Which is the best Chopard Mille Miglia Race Watch? This review hopes to conclude with The ...

Audemars Piguet

Hands on review of the AP Millenary Quadriennium

2015 will undoubtedly be under the sign of the Millenary collection for Audemars Piguet. If the 2015 SIHH was distinguished by the presentation of a f...


2015 Geneva week: my selection of Independent watches

The holding of the SIHH gives the opportunity to many independent brands to organize presentations in Geneva hotels to take advantage of the presence ...

Officine Panerai

Equation of Time on a Panerai: well done or an absolute mistake?

At the 2015 SIHH, Panerai unveiled a Luminor 1950 and a Radiomir 1940 with an Equation of Time display. It is obviously not the first time Panerai use...


Interview: Yamada Heiando CHOPARD LUC XP Urushi Japanese Lacquer Technique

In 2009, Chopard announced the LUC XP Urushi Dial watches combining the exquisite Japanese lacquer work of Minori KOIZUMI under the auspices of 'Natio...


Jaeger Lecoultre SIHH 2015: Master Ultra Thin Calendar.

For those who found that the MUT Moon 39 dial was a bit empty, the new Master Ultra Thin Calendar is a pleasant alternative. Same 39 mm case, 9, 9 mm ...


Zenith Coffee House Tales (xi): Academy Georges Favre-Jacot

2015 is Zenith's much anticipated anniversary year , an occasion to celebrate the 150th year of the manufacture's existence. Zenith gave us a mouthwat...


Montblanc SIHH 2015: Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum Comparative Review.

The new Montblanc World Time has a long, very long but poetic name: Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum, and provoked some strong and long discussions, whe...

Girard Perregaux

The Blue Hour Girard-Perregaux 1966, 41mm in White Gold / Pink Gold

Friends, We have already agreed that for us GP fan, that the color of love is blue! The importance of the blue color for Girard-Perregaux is already w...

Forum: Horological Meandering good-things-can-still-come-in-small-packages

Good things can still come in small packages.....

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 13:47 >> My new "neo-vintage" Blancpain 7002 (Wempe edition) and Omega 30T2rg hanging out with each other. The Blancpain is between 36 and 37mm across the dial, while the Omega is closer to 33.5mm across the dial. While my eyes have been trained to look for something larger on the wrist, I think these 2 work... Read more..
Author: Darren
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: mkt33   2 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering whos-wearing-a-perpetual-

Who's wearing a perpetual . . .

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 12:08 >> . . . today? Jump in and share the magic!... Read more..
Author: Dr No
Replies:  (14)
Latest Reply: urinosuke55   13 minutes ago

Forum: JLC amvox-1r-how-many-remember-this-early-amvox-limited-edition

AmVox 1R - how many remember this early AmVox Limited Edition?

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 11:39 >> JLC's cooperation with Aston-Martin has resulted in some interesting model lines. The 1R was the second, if I remember correctly, AmVox model. In British Racing Green and Speed Yellow, the dial layout was inspired by the dial design of the DB Aston models of the time. It was released 7 (?) years ago... Read more..
Author: ThomasM
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: ThomasM   0 minutes ago

Forum: Glashutte Original 28-february

28 February

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 10:28 >> Here we are... at 19:00 began the hard work of advancing this beautiful date from 28 to 01. As today, and even more next year, this complication shows his "raison d'tre"! HAGWE dear friends. massi... Read more..
Author: massimiliano
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: kevster   28 minutes ago

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne finally-years-later-special-new-watchcheers

Finally years later special new watch...Cheers,

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 09:37 >> Ever since I saw this one released I knew I had to have it one day. I ended up getting the platinum one as couldn't find a WG one. The black dial on the WG one would not stop haunting me. For me it was the perfect metal for the Zeitwerk with such bold and Tetonic looks. So here we are man years late... Read more..
Author: SteelerFan1965
Replies:  (11)
Latest Reply: fernando   1 hours ago

Forum: Zenith the-wall-clock

THE wall clock

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 09:03 >> and no , . I'm not talking about my 57;5 mm montre d' aronef but a real wall clock ! and an iconic design almost 400 mm and it weighs a few kilograms LOL AP has a nice one (RO) Panerai has something cool but this Zenith EP was imo the best btw, the secondhand runs smooth and doesn't tick like most... Read more..
Author: Bruno.M1
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: bimbeano   4 hours ago

Forum: JLC new-tt-1931

New TT 1931

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 05:48 >> Hi, guys~ South Korea is still cold, but now, winter is going end. What about where you guys live? ^^ "REVERSO" is, origin is sports watch, but it is quite dressy. However, I wanted to show that the "REVERSO" is how is " Casual". ^^ Today I wore new clothes to my "TT1931". "Swiss armo strap!" What y... Read more..
Author: penny
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: amanico   9 hours ago

Forum: Chopard chopard-end-of-february-watch-dance-again-with-luc-lunar-one

CHOPARD End of February Watch: Dance Again with LUC Lunar One

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 05:34 >> Its that time of year again.....end of February when perpetual calendar watch owners can smile indulgently. Have a good Time, to all. Regards, MTF... Read more..
Author: MTF
Replies:  (1)
Latest Reply: amanico   12 hours ago

Forum: Montblanc montblanc-boheme-ladies-collection

Montblanc Boheme ladies collection

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 05:19 >> Recently, I was asked by a lady colleague to recommend a nice ladies watch for her. Working in the advertising industry, more than 70% of my colleagues are professional ladies who are increasingly into watches (especially those who know me better for I am also known by some here as Vlad junior lol).... Read more..
Author: jrwong23
Replies:  (1)
Latest Reply: GLau   9 hours ago

Forum: Piaget focus-on-piaget-in-the-film-focus

FOCUS on Piaget in the film - 'FOCUS'

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 04:53 >> Friends, Someone in USA wrote to us yesterday: "In case you're planning to go to the movies this weekend, we wanted to let you know that Piaget timepieces and jewelry are featured in the new film, "Focus", out today and starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. Will Smith's character wears a classic Pi... Read more..
Author: MTF
   13 hours ago

Forum: Audemars Piguet the-diver-in-bali

The Diver in Bali...

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 03:38 >> Just chillin' with my better half... Read more..
Author: sanzaw
Replies:  (3)
Latest Reply: MichaelC   12 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux a-rusty-saturday-gp-chronograph-4210s

A "rusty" Saturday - GP Chronograph 4210S

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 02:36 >> Team, Some pictures of my single Girard-Perregaux 70's. Besides being my single GP, is my only watch that I decided to keep the bracelet. The SS bracelet is also very 70's, meaning that is lightweight and flexible: Love the blue tones and the perfect balance of the two subdials: One in B&W, to k... Read more..
Author: nilomis
Replies:  (9)
Latest Reply: nilomis   6 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux mini-big-date-mimo-large-date-

Mini Big Date - MIMO Large Date! ;)

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 - 01:30 >> Friends, This weekend Junior turns 6 month - a Mini Big Date in our family! So what better way than to celebrate with a MIMO Large Date? Detailed report will of course follow on this one... HAGWE Blomman... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: blomman   7 hours ago

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne these-two-are-dated

These two are dated...

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 23:59 >> (pun intended) and may not have the appeal of the contemporary models but for me they have a certain charm that are timeless and should survive the whims of fashion. Thanks for looking and HAGWE! fernando... Read more..
Author: fernando
Replies:  (13)
Latest Reply: fernando   1 hours ago

Forum: Audemars Piguet any-jumbo-sized-plans-this-weekend

Any Jumbo sized plans this weekend?

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 11:14 >> Not for me... laying low and working at home :-( Will find time for a few of these... And hopefully one of these... Happy Weekend PuristS!... Read more..
Author: MichaelC
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: fai9al_429   6 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering swiss-watchmakers-wake-up

Swiss watchmakers "wake up"

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 09:06 >> Any comments? http://o. Source : Engadget ... Read more..
Author: Ronald Held
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: nilomis   14 hours ago

Forum: Rolex this-weeks-rolex-watch-of-the-week

This week's Rolex watch of the week......

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 08:38 >> In second place, Ray's Dayto.... But taking the prize for the week......Chong's Homeplate Have a good weekend guys.... Read more..
Author: Baron
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: daytonaman799   Yesterday at 20:00

Forum: Blancpain this-has-not-been-discussed

This has not been discussed

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 07:15 >> perhaps because Oliver and Magnus reported after 2011 Baselworld that this watch would belong to Micky Mouse corner. However, Blancpain is my first love when hight horology is concerned. And when I think about the brand, I still love there watches. But why did I buy this watch: 1. I love the idea of... Read more..
Author: dr.kol
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: dr.kol   4 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering has-anyone-owned-the-scatola-3-rtm-winder

Has anyone owned the Scatola 3 RTM winder?

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 06:23 >> Looks like the Scatola 3 RTM can be acquired pre-owned between $2,700-$3,200. Has anyone that you know of ever owned/used this winder? I know it's a lot of unneccessary bling with the steampunk exposed/oversized gearing - but was wondering about it's actual functionality. For example if you have an ... Read more..
Author: Robert65
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: mkvc   Yesterday at 23:45

Forum: Chopard chopard-interrogates-can-men-be-colorful

CHOPARD interrogates: Can Men be colorful?

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 05:55 >> The Chopard Marsala Story is continued..... Can Men can be colourful? Marsala (PANTONE 18-1438) is the Pantone Institute Colour of the Year 2015. Marsala wine comes from a region around the Italian city of Marsala in Sicily. The export version of this wine is usually a ruby colour: Marsala Red. The ... Read more..
Author: MTF
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: MTF   18 hours ago

Forum: Patek Philippe i-start-to-understand

I start to understand.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 02:03 >> I took my new 5711 for the first sea trip. There is something very special in the dial. At least I check it all the time. This one will stay on my wrist for weeks. Best, Kari... Read more..
Author: dr.kol
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: dr.kol   13 hours ago

Forum: JLC jaeger-lecoultre-black-memovoxes-tt-dsa-europe-memovox-cal-914

Jaeger Lecoultre Black Memovoxes: TT DSA Europe / Memovox Cal 914.

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 00:05 >> Ok, one is automatic, one is manual... One is a diving Watch, the other is not. One is 40, 5 mm big, the other is 36 mm " only ". But, but... Theres is an undisputable " air de famille " between these two. And not only because they both have a black dial. Look at the shape of the indexes, for exampl... Read more..
Author: amanico
Replies:  (24)
Latest Reply: amanico   7 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux baby-got-back-

"Baby got back"! :)

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 - 00:04 >> Friends, This week the Friday WristScan theme is "Baby got back" - show your backsides of your watches! Me and CC are already in the thread representing GP, pease come join us! Last year at least 9 GP's ended on the top spot, that is more that last 5 years all together. Let's see if we can beat that... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 09:58

Forum: Rolex just-in-time

Just In Time

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 23:39 >> Fresh out of the fedex box in time for the weekend... Read more..
Author: zimmerit5
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Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 08:59

Forum: Breguet how-about-a-few-pictures-of-the-breguet-7047br-fusee-and-chain-tourbillon

How about a few pictures of the Breguet 7047BR Fusee and Chain Tourbillon

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 23:17 >> Following up on my previous post on the Breguet 5377 Ultra Thin Tourbillon and the Breguet 3797 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar, I'd like to share a few pictures of the Breguet 7047 Fusee Chain Tourbillon. I was very lucky to handle all these watches at the same time and was able to do a side by side ... Read more..
Author: ED209
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Latest Reply: jkingston   5 hours ago

Forum: AHCI better-photos-of-the-jdn-tourbillon

Better photos of the JDN Tourbillon

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 19:38 >> I had a friend take a turn photographing the Jean Daniel Nicolas Two Minute Tourbillon. I like his results, which are better than any I have yet to take, and wanted to share them here. First an artsy one: Each of the photos below highlights an aspect of the watch that tickles me every time I see it.... Read more..
Author: WHL
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: ei8htohms   16 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux vintage-gp-gyromatic-alarm-jlc-916-movement

Vintage GP Gyromatic Alarm (JLC 916 movement)

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 18:18 >> Hello, I haven't got any feedback on another board, so if anybody could answer a few questions, that would be great. This was an impulse buy; my GP knowledge is very limited and I'm definitely not a gold watch guy, but this one just caught my eye and I actually like it. Very comfortable at 39mm not ... Read more..
Author: AAAKK
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: blomman   Yesterday at 09:45

Forum: Officine Panerai panerai-reopens-its-canton-road-boutique-in-hong-kong

Panerai reopens its Canton Road Boutique in Hong Kong

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 15:51 >> Panerai reopens its Canton Road Boutique in Hong Kong which is its largest store in the world designed by architect designer Patricia Urquiola. For more details, please visit our News Central forum here: http://news.watchprosite.com/show-forumpost/fi-112/pi-6832553/ti-977263/s-0/t-news-central-paner... Read more..
Author: AnthonyTsai
   Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Forum: AHCI a-very-quick-wristshot-of-the-hm3-megawind-final-edition

A very quick wristshot of the HM3 Megawind Final Edition

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 13:57 >> I will come back next month with a review! Sorry for the delay! Fx... Read more..
Author: foversta
   Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Forum: Seiko deep-violet-blue

Deep violet-blue...

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 13:44 >> And I'm listening to some Deep Purple! ('Burn') My, my! Anyway, pictures of my latest purchase, Seiko SPC-081, Chrono-big date with 24-hour register (which would be cool if it had percentages of the day, like .25 for 6am, .50 for noon, you get the crazy idea), and a fabulous dark blue-violet dial th... Read more..
Author: jedimaster99
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: KIH   Yesterday at 17:40

Forum: Patek Philippe back-from-the-factory

Back from the factory

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 12:03 >> after a big and deep scratch on the bezel A marvelous laser work... Read more..
Author: ch9698
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: ch9698   4 hours ago

Forum: Glashutte Original its-all-about

It's all about...............

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 11:29 >> doomed numbers and sharp hands.... Read more..
Author: Jocke
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: Dr No   6 hours ago

Forum: WristScan this-weeks-wristscan-is-open

This week's WristScan is open!

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 08:52 >> The Theme: "Your watches from the back. Show us the movements!" This is one of my personal favorites. The brand "flies under the radar" and the movement is sublime. Let's see your favorite. HAGWE, Mike ... Read more..
Author: mkt33
Replies:  (199)
Latest Reply: TGH   24 minutes ago

Forum: Bulgari bulgari-watch-blasts-from-the-past-1940s-and-1950s

Bulgari Watch Blasts from the Past 1940s and 1950s

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 08:34 >> BVLGARI 1950s Bulgari yellow gold watch with diamonds, rubies and sapphires, ca 1950. BVLGARI 1940s Bulgari wristwatch in platinum and diamonds, ca 1945 Would they come back again into the catalogue? Regards, MTF This message has been edited by MTF on 2015-02-26 08:35:28... Read more..
Author: MTF
   Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Forum: Horological Meandering in-house-debate-for-smart-watches-brikk-luxury-watch-with-apple-watch-movement-here

In-house debate for smart watches? BRIKK luxury watch with Apple Watch 'movement' here!

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 - 08:15 >> Over the years watch enthusiasts were fighting over in-house vs. outsourced movements , and subsequently over 'true' manufactures vs assemblers. Now, even before smart watches really took off, the field is already ripe for this debate to enter also this market - with all its funny aspects: Today (an... Read more..
Author: Ornatus-Mundi
Replies:  (3)
Latest Reply: patrick_y   Yesterday at 10:11