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Horological Meandering

Report of the JEANRICHARD Graphiscope cocktail in Paris

Yesterday, it happened a big horological event in Paris at the Opera Gallery. You may smile by reading these words but as you know I'm always as inter...

Chopard

Once upon a time in.....Kowloon

Dear Chopard Forumners, With the sabbatical of our WOW series instigated by California Jed, the rest of us must fill in with our stories and images. T...

WristScan

Wristscan - starting 18th September: Your favourite watch metal?

What is your favourite watch metal? Originally, it was suggested by Art that the theme should be your favourite "precious" metal. However, given i typ...

Horological Meandering

Innovation at the Poinçon de Genève

Innovation at the Poinon de Genve Timelab in Geneva invited to a presentation of their newest developments for the Poinon de Genve, the Geneva Hal...

Horological Meandering

A gathering amongst collector PuristS friends in Singapore

Five of us gathered last night in a casual gtg with a chronograph theme. But it ended up being very Lange centric too thanks to the 5 of us all having...

WatchTech

New Movement Developments, the Genequand Regulator

There is more happening in the watch world than we may expect, here an example announced yesterday, the Genequand regulator. Photo credit CSEM Followi...

Photography

Raw format

Originally I wanted to post these pictures in TimeOut, but I have posted many pictures of sushi there. There are 2 reason to post it here: as a contin...

Photography

People and their cameras. Is there a relationship ...

or is it just a tool? I guess some of us here have a relationship with (at least) one camera. Especially owners of a Leica are affected quite often, b...

Cartier

Cartier at the 2014 Biennale des Antiquaires

I attended this evening the inauguration cocktail of the 2014 Biennale des Antiquaires. This prestigious event which gathers the most famous antiquari...

A.Lange & Sohne

Lange and Sohne 1815 Tourbillon: Chronometric precision and exemplary watchmaking.

[The new Lange 1815 Tourbillon introduced at SIHH 2014. With a second hand stop and zero reset function.] There is something exceedingly reassuring ab...

Horological Meandering

DeWitt – in-depth view of the collection from Geneva Week 2014 and one more surprise ...

DeWitt – in-depth view of the collection from Geneva Week 2014 and one more surprise – Part I We (Magnus & Oliver) would like to introduce to you ...

Horological Meandering

A diver is a diver … or Seiko 5 Sports versus Blancpain Fifty Fathoms ...

... a real life comparison. Is it appropriate to compare those two watches? Lets have a look together. Both have a long history, but different approa...

Photography

Typical Sunset Pictures of Bengkulu

Straight JPEG, nothing done to it except sharpening and resizing. cen@jkt ...

JLC

The Rose Gold Reverso Saga in pictures.

This is a photo session I always had in mind. Now that my collection of pictures is complete, I can put it on line! 1991: 60ième: Cal 824. 1993: Tourb...

Rolex

Pure watch porn in Amsterdam ! Part I

Thanks to Philipp and Berhnard, the 2014 editiion of 100% Passion was a blast ! An opportunity to meet again friends from all over the world and share...

Richard Mille

A superb day at Chantilly thanks to Richard Mille

Thanks to the staff of Richard Mille, I could spend today a full day at Chantilly to attend the Arts & Elegance event. This event proposes to dive...

Horological Meandering

RICHEMONT GROUP Creative Academy - Master of Arts in Design 2015

RICHEMONT GROUP Creative Academy - Master of Arts in Design 2015 Creative Academy was established in Milan in 2003 by the Richemont Group that owns Ca...

Officine Panerai

A visit at the new Panerai Boutique in Paris

Great news for Panerai lovers, the brand has just opened a few days ago its second boutique in Paris located 5 rue du Faubourg St Honoré, just in fron...

Chopard

High Tea with the CEO: Karl-Friedrich Scheufele of CHOPARD

THE WATCH magazine – September 2014 Interview with Mr Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard "High Tea with CEO" TWM: The Watch magazine CE...

Piaget

Piaget Emperador Coussin Perpetual Calendar

When thinking about men’s Piaget watches, my thoughts first go to the Altiplano collection, and I like just about every model in that group. My second...

Officine Panerai

A glance back at the PAM87 1000m Submersible

Have you ever owned the same watch twice? I have, and in fact, this PAM87 3 times! My very first Panerai, purchased in 2001, was the PAM87 D series. I...

Horological Meandering

A visit at the Nomos boutique in Zürich

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend a week-end in Zurich. Actually, the purpose of this stay was to attend a show at the Opera House... ...

Montblanc

Montblanc Timewalker Extreme Chronograph DLC - a quick revisit

Following Mike's sharing on Montblanc's Timewalker collection's design "DNA", here's a quick revisit to the new Timewalker Extreme Chronograph DLC (di...

Seiko

Seiko celebrates their new Madison Avenue boutique with brand ambassador Novak Djokovic

Tuesday August 19 th marked the grand opening of the new Seiko boutique at 510 Madison Ave in New York City. To celebrate the new boutique, Mr. Shinji...

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe 150th versus 175th Anniversary - 25 years in-between.

I am looking forward to see what happened in those years and what the outcome is. Thats what we saw (or even got; at least a few very lucky ones ) ba...

Forum: Patek Philippe in-love-with-this-one-today

In love with this one today...

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 20:07 >> ... Read more..
Author: nicacag66
   46 minutes ago

Forum: Patek Philippe if-only-

If only ….. !!

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 18:38 >> I think they will require bank approval to even dream about these babies. A very lucky few will soon take possession of these wild beast.... Read more..
Author: tic-toc
Replies:  (1)
Latest Reply: docsnov   2 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering report-of-the-jeanrichard-graphiscope-cocktail-in-paris

Report of the JEANRICHARD Graphiscope cocktail in Paris

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 14:59 >> Yesterday, it happened a big horological event in Paris at the Opera Gallery. You may smile by reading these words but as you know I'm always as interested by the communication strategies of the brands as by their watches and what I saw was quite unusual. Actually, JEANRICHARD unveiled a limited edi... Read more..
Author: foversta
   5 hours ago

Forum: Rolex tomorrow-it-will-be-15-years

Tomorrow it will be 15 years...

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 14:00 >> Since I got my first Rolex. Thank you for all the happy moments and all the joy that came with you, old friend! Sincere Blomman... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: foversta   5 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering how-many-other-pathetic-technogeeks-got-an-iphone6-today

How many (other) pathetic technogeeks got an iPhone6 today

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 13:51 >> I must confess I haven't had a phone in 4 years so I went down and stood in line at 3 different stores, to be told each time "We only have Verizon phones" The 4th time was a charm and here we are back at home by 10:32 all up and running. No 6Plus models to be had. The stores were saying end of Octob... Read more..
Author: cazalea
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: Ronald Held   6 hours ago

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne a-fun-and-colourful-luminous

A fun and colourful Luminous

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 13:11 >> Pics taken yesterday at the Opera Gallery in Paris in front of Gully paintings: Fx... Read more..
Author: foversta
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: jrwong23   3 hours ago

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne lange-connoisseur-academy-session-in-singapore

Lange Connoisseur Academy session in Singapore

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 09:49 >> Yesterday I had the good fortune to be invited for a Lange Connoisseur Academy session and a Lange portrait session before that. Lange Singapore really knows how to engage with their customers and bring us together to share and build upon our passion even more. Kudos to them! I arrived at the venue ... Read more..
Author: jrwong23
Replies:  (3)
Latest Reply: kpk   2 hours ago

Forum: Richard Mille italian-chef-carlo-cracco-is-richard-milles-newest-brand-ambassador

Italian chef Carlo Cracco is Richard Mille's newest Brand Ambassador

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 09:15 >> Carlo Cracco is regarded as one of the masters of contemporary Italian cuisine with 2 Michelin Stars. He'll be wearing a RM011-01 Flyback Chrono Roberto Mancini. For the full press release, please visit our News Central forum here: http://news.watchprosite.com/show-forumpost/fi-112/pi-6596793/ti-951... Read more..
Author: AnthonyTsai
Replies:  (1)
Latest Reply: jmpTT   6 hours ago

Forum: JLC selfishness

selfishness

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 05:20 >> It came a week ago and am not posting, taking and sharing pictures, letting you participate of my joy....I am just wearing it everyday, scrutinizing it (partly with the amplifier glass that came with it)..and loving it...all by myself....is that selfishness or true love?? Nb: Nico my friend, don't k... Read more..
Author: Alex83
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: Tim_M   1 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering new-csac-wristwatch

new CSAC wristwatch

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 05:09 >> This is a Hoptroff entry perhaps a successor to his atomic pocket watch. Replace tax by taxes... Read more..
Author: Ronald Held
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: Ronald Held   6 hours ago

Forum: JLC jdore

J'dore

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 04:19 >> I received some flowers from my husband today. Being the WIS that I am, I took some pictures of the bouquet with my watch... TGIF and HAGWE Cheers Pauline... Read more..
Author: diluted magnetics
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: 4Js   5 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux tgi-friday

TGI Friday!

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 - 01:27 >> Yes, there is a watch in this shot - one of my favorite..... Watches! Hope you all will have a great weekend! Please don't forget to join our Friday WristScan - this week's theme: Favorite Metal Best Blomman... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (15)
Latest Reply: Baron   9 hours ago

Forum: Patek Philippe lets-refresh-our-memories-

Lets refresh our memories ….

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 23:49 >> .. and prepare for some new ones soon.... Read more..
Author: tic-toc
Replies:  (3)
Latest Reply: tic-toc   17 hours ago

Forum: Rolex there-is-something-good-to-read-about

There is something good to read about...

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 15:59 >> ...in the current "Watch Time" issue.... Read more..
Author: Mizur9999
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: MTF   6 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering wristshot-of-the-day-jeanrichard-gully

Wristshot of the day: JeanRichard Gully

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 15:19 >> An interesting design evolution of the Terrascope created with street artist Gully: More to come tomorrow... Fx... Read more..
Author: foversta
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: foversta   9 hours ago

Forum: Rolex on-the-bench

On the bench..........

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 13:25 >> Maybe time for a NATO?... Read more..
Author: Jocke
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: William M   Yesterday at 22:05

Forum: Chopard once-upon-a-time-inkowloon

Once upon a time in.....Kowloon

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 10:17 >> Dear Chopard Forumners, With the sabbatical of our WOW series instigated by California Jed, the rest of us must fill in with our stories and images. This is the first of our new "Once upon a time in...." series. Tonight....it's Kowloon. You have to fill in the imaginary and fantastic background stor... Read more..
Author: MTF
Replies:  (1)
Latest Reply: MTF   Yesterday at 17:33

Forum: JLC unusual-hour-display

unusual hour display...

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 09:57 >> ... was so lucky for me to catch this rare bird - quartermaster which considers to be my significant catch of the year. feel amazing and great on my wrist when seeing the time display as it looks unusual this time because this watch has the 24-hour marking instead!. my humble sharing anyway. stefan ... Read more..
Author: Stefan
Replies:  (17)
Latest Reply: DRMW   8 hours ago

Forum: Patek Philippe i-had-the-opportunity-to-trade-my-5016p-for-the-r-both-are

I had the opportunity to trade my 5016P for the R. Both are

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 08:33 >> gorgeous. But the Rose simply takes my breath away.... Read more..
Author: nicacag66
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: Myopiccoog   3 hours ago

Forum: Patek Philippe new-additions

New Additions

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 08:12 >> PP 1582 & PP 2569 sorry poor pic from iPhone Still looking for a 2570! Thanks for looking Roni... Read more..
Author: Roni M
Replies:  (13)
Latest Reply: Roni M   16 hours ago

Forum: WristScan wristscan-starting-18th-september-your-favourite-watch-metal

Wristscan - starting 18th September: Your favourite watch metal?

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 07:32 >> What is your favourite watch metal? Originally, it was suggested by Art that the theme should be your favourite "precious" metal. However, given i typically inhabit a forum where prices of steel regularly fetch far more than platinum or gold, I feel justified in including steel as a part of the gang... Read more..
Author: Baron
Replies:  (143)
Latest Reply: Tim Jackson   4 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux girard-perregaux-welcomes-music-legend-nile-rodgers

GIRARD-PERREGAUX WELCOMES MUSIC LEGEND NILE RODGERS

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 04:05 >> GIRARD-PERREGAUX WELCOMES MUSIC LEGEND NILE RODGERS TO THEIR MANUFACTURING HEADQUARTERS IN SWITZERLAND A LIMITED EDITION OF THE SHADOW HAWK TIMEPIECE IS UNVEILED CELEBRATING GIRARD-PERREGAUXS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WE ARE FAMILY FOUNDATION. La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (17 September 2014)  Girard-... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: blomman   19 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux turning-junk-into-gold

Turning junk into gold?

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 01:37 >> I had mentioned before that Im on the look for a GP Ref 9628, which is GPs adaptation of the Patek Ellipse. The elliptical case shape is just very appealing to me (Golden Ratio) even not for everyday wear. While on the look I came across on a well-known online auction platform, a vintage GP Elli... Read more..
Author: crown comfort
Replies:  (18)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 22:07

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne had-to-wait-4-years-

Had to wait 4 years . . .

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 01:09 >> But well worth it. A gorgeous 1815 Moon Phase Homage to FA Lange. I was not able to acquire one when it was first offered in 2010 and have been hunting ever since. Hunt's over and I'm over the moon with joy . . . .... Read more..
Author: drhr
Replies:  (19)
Latest Reply: dirost   9 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering some-longines-diver-love

Some Longines Diver Love.

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 - 00:56 >> It has been written thousands of times, The Longines Legend Diver is a Community Watch. Many of us fell for it. With reason. After all, this is one of the rare modern Longines which is faithful to the original, splendid, well made, with a gorgeous dial, and for once, the automatic movement is not a ... Read more..
Author: amanico
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 22:05

Forum: Glashutte Original an-evening-with-glashtte-original-to-celebrate-ladies-watches

An evening with Glashütte Original to celebrate ladies' watches

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 14:30 >> Thanks to the Vogue Fashion Night Out which took place yesterday in the Rue St Honoré area, I attended a cocktail at the Glashütte Original Boutique. The purpose of this cocktail was to celebrate the latest member of the Pavonina family, a white gold watch fully set with 513 diamonds. It was actuall... Read more..
Author: foversta
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 07:09

Forum: Rolex i-am-in-trouble-i-have-fallen-in-love-with-this

I am in trouble. I have fallen in love with this:

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 13:44 >> How many of you already own it? How many have touched it? What do you think?... Read more..
Author: passetemps
Replies:  (18)
Latest Reply: Champthekid   13 hours ago

Forum: Hublot a-fashionable-slam-dunk-hublot-launches-the-classic-fusion-dwyane-wade

A FASHIONABLE SLAM DUNK! HUBLOT LAUNCHES THE CLASSIC FUSION "DWYANE WADE"

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 08:20 >> Press Release A FASHIONABLE SLAM DUNK! HUBLOT LAUNCHES THE CLASSIC FUSION "DWYANE WADE" Last night in New York, Hublot celebrated the launch of its latest timepiece with Brand Ambassador , Dwyane Wade. The Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade is the famed basketball stars second edition with Hublot , followi... Read more..
Author: KIH
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: KIH   Yesterday at 03:00

Forum: Girard Perregaux this-is-occupying-most-of-my-wrist-time

this is occupying most of my wrist time

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 07:53 >> I just love it such a crisp dial... simple yet deep... now I will just add to it the Longines heritage 1935 to compliment it... Read more..
Author: Riddler
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: Rei   Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Forum: AHCI updates-on-de-bethunes-open-source-regulating-organ-named-rsonique

Updates on De Bethune's open-source regulating organ named Résonique

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 07:37 >> De Bethune just sent me the following press lreaese on its groundbreaking and open-source regulating organ named Résonique. I guess its of tremendous interest for us all since it come with quite some fascinating details and discoveries about this new type of regulator: "Ever since its founding in 20... Read more..
Author: Ornatus-Mundi
   Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Forum: Horological Meandering versatile-watches-for-work-play

Versatile Watches for Work & Play

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 06:16 >> This is in partial response to MTF in an earlier post " perhaps the solution is not to match colours but allow all schema to shine through the watch." This is a very interesting point but I've found myself questioning this wisdom lately. Allow me to use a car analogy here: You wouldn't put all-seas... Read more..
Author: psychotic
Replies:  (1)
Latest Reply: mkvc   Yesterday at 00:57

Forum: Horological Meandering innovation-at-the-poinon-de-genve

Innovation at the Poinçon de Genève

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 04:49 >> Innovation at the Poinon de Genve Timelab in Geneva invited to a presentation of their newest developments for the Poinon de Genve, the Geneva Hallmark. The presentation was made at the Athene, the seat of the Societ des Arts, founded in 1776. This building, the Athene, was erected in 1863 an... Read more..
Author: DonCorson
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: DonCorson   Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne any-information-on-this-clock-

any information on this Clock ?

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 04:40 >> can someone share any information on this clock ? many thanks in advance to all.... Read more..
Author: shing
   Wed, Sep 17, 2014

Forum: Ulysse Nardin ulysse-nardin-freak-in-venezia-a-pictorial-hommage-to-rolf-schnyder

Ulysse Nardin Freak in Venezia, a pictorial hommage to Rolf Schnyder.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 03:02 >> All the Ulysse Nardin Fans know that Venezia, and most precisely, the Piazza San Marco, was important for Rolf Schnyder. For example, it is during one of his trips in Venezia that he got the inspiration for the Hour Striker and this automaton striking the bell, after having admiring the Clock Tower,... Read more..
Author: amanico
Replies:  (11)
Latest Reply: amanico   13 hours ago

Forum: JLC a-picture-which-makes-me-smile-jlc-and-rolex-racing-chronographs-paul-newman-amvox-ii

A picture which makes me smile: JLC and Rolex racing Chronographs. Paul Newman / Amvox II.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014 - 02:39 >> I often wrote that the Amvox II was the JLC Paul Newman. This old picture always makes me smile: What do you think? Best, Nicolas... Read more..
Author: amanico
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: amanico   7 hours ago