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SIHH Jaeger Lecoultre 2015: New Master Control Black!

The 2012 Master Control, in both steel and rose gold versions: The Cal 899: For those who want to learn more about the Master Control, here is the lin...

Girard Perregaux

Pre-Basel 2015: GP Tri-Axial Tourbillon in White Gold – Live shots and a personal view

Friends, As you know I got to take some live shots of the Tri-Axial Tourbillon in White Gold. Reference 99815-53-153-BA6A. I would like to share a per...

Audemars Piguet

SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet - Interviews

I tried to arrange interviews with as many senior management of Audemars Piguet as possible, and was able to interview those gentlemen: 1. Francois-He...

Rolex

6350 Explorer Honeycomb

After finding a wonderful 6350 Explorer Honeycomb last year but failing to act in time - I promised myself that I would make this my top priority in 2...

JLC

Jaeger Lecoultre SIHH 2015: Rendez Vous Moon.

One name, 2 cases, 2 slightly different watches, but the same complication, a very performant moonphase. The Rendez Vous Moon is indeed available in t...

Glashutte Original

GO Senator Chronograph in platinum: The production of the dial

Hand silver plating by friction - A dial is the face of a watch and I will share some insights for better understanding of a very special one with lot...

Cartier

SIHH 2015: Cartier Report

I have the feeling to write the same words years after years but one again, Cartier was the most active and creative brand of the SIHH. Not a surprise...

Glashutte Original

GO Senator Chronograph: The watches – hands-on and more

There are two different versions of the (current) Senator Chronograph available, one in RG and one in PT. But this time there are more differences tha...

Montblanc

Montblanc SIHH 2015 - Live Report

Ladies and Gents, My wife and me have been invited by Montblanc to visit Villeret manufacture and SIHH 2015. In this thread I will focus mostly on Mon...

A.Lange & Sohne

SIHH 2015: Lange Zeitwerk Minute Repeater. Thoughts and pictures.

Lange und Sohne Minute Repeater, the Star of SIHH 2015? I will be honest, when the Zeitwerk Striking Time was unveiled a few years ago, I was disappoi...

Audemars Piguet

SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet Museum & Manufacture Tour + Hotel des Holrogers

Today, some of the SIHH guests were invited to the tour for the Audemars Piguet Museum as well as Manufacture (NO CAMERA ALLOWED - sorry!) and lunch a...

Audemars Piguet

SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet - Novelties Live Pic #2

As I said, I found the 2nd batch you MUST see, in the separate room. Sorry to have missed at the first round! Millenary Tourbillon Cal. 2939 45mm x 40...

Audemars Piguet

SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet - Novelties Live Pictures

Here are the pics of the major novelties. 1. Audemars Piguet Roal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph - 26550 2. Audemars Piguet Millenary Quadrienniu...

WristScan

Who is . . .

. . . this man? Miki knows, as do Tony and docsnov. The rest of you can at least guess his vocation. Our theme this week will be favorite sports teams...

Audemars Piguet

SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet - Royal Oak Concept RD1 - Acoustic Research

Audemar Piguet Royal Oak Concept RD#1 - we heard a lot about this as pre-SIHH release, but had no idea what it was or how it would be. But seeing, no,...

Hublot

Geneva Week 2015: Hublot - a quick overview of the new watches

Here's the info Hublot sent me so far of their new Geneva Week 2015 novelties. Our team in Geneva will have more info and live pictures later on but h...

Cartier

SIHH 2015: Another creative year for Cartier

My Cartier appointment today was very very busy believe me! I didn't have any spare second... One more time, the Cartier collection was impressive bot...

Officine Panerai

Introducing the Panerai SIHH 2015 novelties

Here's a complete thread for the new Panerai SIHH 2015 collection w/ full text description. This message has been edited by AnthonyTsai on 2015-01-19 ...

AHCI

Urwerk at the Geneva Watch Week 2015

Urwerk at the Geneva Watch Week 2015 Urwerk showed us 3 new variations of existing designs. The UR-110 "Eastwood" with hardwood bezels are very origin...

AHCI

Christophe Claret at the Geneva Watch Week 2015

The Christophe Claret Aventicum Watch In Roman times the capital city of the area that now comprises Switzerland was Aventicum. Although it was the ca...

Blancpain

A review of the Lip Blancpain Fifty Fathoms

The story of the Fifty Fathoms is all over the place now, but the connection with Lip is still a mystery for some people. When you discuss with new co...

Horological Meandering

Open letter to SNB by CEO of H. Moser & Cie

AN OPEN LETTER TO MR. THOMAS JORDAN, PRESIDENT OF THE SWISS NATIONAL BANK, ON BEHALF OF ENTREPRENEURS FROM H. MOSER WATCHES. Neuhausen am Rheinfall, J...

WristScan

Wristscan 16th January - Cartoonists!

With a distinct nod to the events of the last week, lets tip our hats to the wonder of cartoonists and how they express humour and freedom. Feel free ...

Zenith

PoT 2014 - PuristS members visit the Zenith Manufacture (i/ii)

Its already a few weeks back when we reported, just as a warm-up, perhaps, from the first highlight of the 2014 PuristS-on-Tour trip to Zenith, on the...

Chopard

Chopard LUC 1963 Chronograph PuristS Edition watch: Owner Review

Chopard LUC 1963 Chronograph PuristS Edition watch: Owner Review My love affair with the new LUC 1963 Chronograph PuristS Edition was evident even bef...

Forum: Horological Meandering jan-28th-2015

Jan. 28th, 2015

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Author: buyerswebsite
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Latest Reply: MTF   22 minutes ago

Forum: Rolex superb-shot-by-oskargydell

Superb Shot by OskarGydell

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 - 00:46 >> My rolex Datejust II on Attla azodi cork bund strap with the latest oskarGydell bracelets .. what do you guys think... Read more..
Author: AWG_Dubai
   3 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering

Superb Shot by OskarGydell

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 - 00:46 >> Read more..
Author: AWG_Dubai
   3 hours ago

Forum: Rolex rolex-day-date-gold-with-uae-emblem

Rolex Day date Gold with UAE Emblem

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 - 00:44 >> How about that superb vintage full Gold Rolex Day Date with the UAE emblem for my buddy @malredha... Read more..
Author: AWG_Dubai
   3 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering

Rolex Day date Gold with UAE Emblem

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 - 00:44 >> Read more..
Author: AWG_Dubai
   3 hours ago

Forum: JLC sihh-jaeger-lecoultre-2015-new-master-control-black

SIHH Jaeger Lecoultre 2015: New Master Control Black!

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 - 00:01 >> The 2012 Master Control, in both steel and rose gold versions: The Cal 899: For those who want to learn more about the Master Control, here is the link on the review I wrote and put on line in 2012: jlc.watchprosite.com You won't be disoriented, here, as the " new " Master Control only has, or shoul... Read more..
Author: amanico
   4 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux gp-deep-diver-7897-back-from-spa

GP Deep Diver 7897 back from SPA

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 - 00:00 >> Friends, Do you remember these shots? I have now received the Deep Diver 7897 back from the Manufacture after a very well needed SPA treatment! Exterior; light polishing of the case, cleaning of the dial, reluming the hands, new seconds hand and new plexi. Interior; a total overhaul of the movement.... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: crown comfort   3 hours ago

Forum: Horological Meandering who-here-likes-dlc-watches-the-all-black-look

Who here likes DLC watches? The all black look?

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 19:59 >> Then maybe this car's license plate is for you then! I took a quick snap shot today from my car so excuse the poor quality picture Cheers, Anthony This message has been edited by pingtsai on 2015-01-27 20:20:55... Read more..
Author: AnthonyTsai
Replies:  (3)
Latest Reply: patrick_y   3 hours ago

Forum: JLC

JLC Gyro 1

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 17:32 >> I have just done a bit or reading and admiring of clips on the original JLC Gyro 1. It is definitely my fav gyro to by MacVx" style="background-color: transparent !important; border: none !important; display: inline-block !important; text-indent: 0px !important; float: none !important; font-weight: ... Read more..
Author: cory
Replies:  (7)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 22:45

Forum: Chopard chopard-imperiale-jade-watch-for-chinese-new-year-2015

CHOPARD Imperiale Jade watch for Chinese New Year 2015

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 17:28 >> Imperiale 36mm Jade For the 2015 Chinese New Year, Chopard introduces the Imperiale watch adorned with jade, an exceptional stone symbolising virtue and purity. Originally introduced in the 1990s to echo the grandeur of the Roman Empire, the classic case and lugs were renovated in 2010 for the conte... Read more..
Author: MTF
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: MTF   51 minutes ago

Forum: Horological Meandering sihh-2015-three-accessories-every-bugatti-owner-should-have

SIHH 2015: Three Accessories Every Bugatti Owner Should Have

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 15:42 >> PuristSPro discovers a hidden micro-theme at SIHH 2015, Bugatti inspired products. Bugatti is the fabled French motorcar manufacture of extremely beautiful vehicles. Read on to discover what special novelties at SIHH 2015 are related to the storied car brand. Featuring the Parmigiani Bugatti Timepie... Read more..
Author: patrick_y
Replies:  (12)
Latest Reply: patrick_y   3 hours ago

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne i-would-love-to-have-the-same-carpet

I would LOVE to have the same carpet...

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 15:07 >> With Lange, every little detail counts... Fx... Read more..
Author: foversta
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: yming   Yesterday at 16:26

Forum: Audemars Piguet a-very-special-picture-for-me

A very special picture for me

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 13:01 >> I had the chance and privilege to have a wonderful dinner with AP friends during the SIHH. I would like to share with you one picture, just one but with 3 legends: Octavio Garcia, Dominique Renaud and Giulio Papi, all together on the same picture. We spent a wonderful evening, full of great souvenir... Read more..
Author: foversta
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: Duf   1 hours ago

Forum: JLC swedens-biggest-order-of-jlc-watches-through-history

Sweden’s biggest order of JLC watches through history?!

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 12:24 >> Friends, Some years ago I found this ad from 1957: As gifts to employees that had been with the company for 25 years or more, the Swedish Metal Association ordered for their 50 years anniversary a total of 1276 Jaeger-LeCoultre gold watches! What I find interesting with this article is: - Swedish co... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (9)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 22:51

Forum: Rolex if-you-love-red-letters

If you love red letters...............

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 12:12 >> you can't go wrong with this one.... Read more..
Author: Jocke
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: amanico   Yesterday at 13:53

Forum: Hublot geneva-week-hublot-big-bang-unico-magic-gold

Geneva Week - Hublot Big Bang Unico Magic Gold

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 11:34 >> After the announcement of Magic Gold back in 2011 and the limited edition Ferrari Magic Gold, Hublot has been quite quiet on the release of another watch with magic gold… until now! I have to open by saying that I love this watch! Technically it is nothing new, but for me I think this is best editio... Read more..
Author: andrewluff
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: Rei   Yesterday at 20:02

Forum: Montblanc storm-of-the-century

Storm of the Century...

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 10:18 >> Cue the doomsday music! So winter storm Juno was supposed to hit NYC dumping 3 feet of snow. The subway stopped running, flights were cancelled, and there was even a travel ban. Instead only a few inches of snow fell in Manhattan. The storm's path took a slight turn and headed north. PuristS in Bost... Read more..
Author: mkt33
Replies:  (5)
Latest Reply: jrwong23   1 hours ago

Forum: Patek Philippe

5396g: why it does not say 324/303 at the back

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 07:30 >> Hi there, Just wondering why my 5396g only says 324 at the back and not 324/303 like some others? Thanks!... Read more..
Author: Patekaddict
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: Patekaddict   Yesterday at 11:37

Forum: Rolex just-because-jockes-awesome-pictures-inspired-me

Just Because... Jocke´s awesome pictures inspired me...

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 07:27 >> ... to share some pictures of my own Yatch-Master I. This is a watch I paid little attention to during many years... till some months ago my eyes were opened to it. Its awesome textured silver dial, the touches of red given by the seconds hand and model name inscription, and its overall elegant ima... Read more..
Author: Subexplorer
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: Subexplorer   Yesterday at 12:52

Forum: Patek Philippe can-anyone-identify-this-reference

Can anyone identify this reference?

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 06:47 >> Hi All, I was visiting my father last night in preparation for the blizzard. He was wearing one of his many old Pateks. This piece was purchased 20-30 years ago in Switzerland. It hs yellow gold case with a solid back. It is hand wound. The papers are in the bank vault hopefully with the rest of his... Read more..
Author: CPBMD
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: CPBMD   Yesterday at 09:15

Forum: Vacheron Constantin a-current-vc-model-vs-an-older-model

A current VC model vs an older model

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 06:34 >> I visited the VC boutique in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands recently and I saw that they have the new reference 85290 in rose gold already - I recall seeing this watch first in Watches and Wonders 2014 in Hong Kong. There is the limited EP version and a rose gold version. See pic below for this r... Read more..
Author: jrwong23
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: jrwong23   1 hours ago

Forum: JLC a-nice-polaris-1968-spotted-at-the-sihh

A nice Polaris 1968 spotted at the SIHH.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 02:52 >> I met Ariel, during the SIHH, who was proudly wearing his Polaris 1968, in very nice condition. The bevels are in excellent shape, the dial is great too. Some hairlines on the plexy, but nothing that a good toothpaste cannot solve, in my opinion. With his kind permission, here is the picture of his ... Read more..
Author: amanico
Replies:  (11)
Latest Reply: blomman   Yesterday at 12:19

Forum: Rolex a-rolex-weather-warmer

A Rolex weather-warmer

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 01:03 >> Taking my cue from Bill and his wonderful seascape Rolex, and bearing in mind the atrocious weather being experienced by so many of our american friends, I thought I would send a Rolex weather-warmer - a reminder of warmer and sunnier times. Best wishes to all... in order of appearance....1665 DRSDP... Read more..
Author: Baron
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Latest Reply: Fricks   Yesterday at 10:04

Forum: Girard Perregaux pre-basel-2015-gp-tri-axial-tourbillon-in-white-gold-live-shots-and-a-personal-view

Pre-Basel 2015: GP Tri-Axial Tourbillon in White Gold – Live shots and a personal view

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 - 00:01 >> Friends, As you know I got to take some live shots of the Tri-Axial Tourbillon in White Gold. Reference 99815-53-153-BA6A. I would like to share a personal view on this new watch. To start with: This is not a watch for everybody or everyone. This is a watch for a very few selected individuals. Not o... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: blomman   Yesterday at 13:35

Forum: A.Lange & Sohne another-2015-sihh-lange-release-that-got-no-press-coverage

Another 2015 SIHH Lange Release (that got no press coverage!)...

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 16:24 >> What have we here?! Photo courtesy of my Lange AD, who was at the show.... Read more..
Author: CR
Replies:  (13)
Latest Reply: BABKA   Yesterday at 14:45

Forum: Hublot geneva-week-hublot-the-collection-of-wristshots

Geneva week: Hublot - the collection of wristshots

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 13:26 >> Here are my collection of wristshots taken during my appointment with Hublot during the Geneva week: Aerofusion Moonphase, my fav on the new collection (PG or Titanium): The Big Bang Unico Ceramic with Magic Gold bezel, much more attractive than what I saw last year: A bracelet for the Big Bang Unic... Read more..
Author: foversta
Replies:  (4)
Latest Reply: MichaelC   Yesterday at 13:00

Forum: Patek Philippe 5032j-012-millenium-a-commemorative-piece-from-patek-philippe-which-we-didnt-talk-about

5032J-012 Millenium: A commemorative piece from Patek Philippe which we didn´t talk about

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 08:49 >>  for a very long time - about ten years, if I am correct. The watch I am talking about is kind of special without being complicated, for several reasons and a former moderator at PuristS even wrote: The Millenium model is so not Patek that I love it Some details first : Made in a limited edition ... Read more..
Author: small-luxury-world
Replies:  (11)
Latest Reply: Baron   Yesterday at 00:50

Forum: Girard Perregaux monday-start-of-a-new-week

Monday, start of a new week

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 05:58 >> so the opportunity to wear another watch. Two quick shots to start the week off with a smile. Vintage 94, Ref 2550 in yellow gold. CC... Read more..
Author: crown comfort
Replies:  (2)
Latest Reply: Ares501   Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Forum: Audemars Piguet sihh-2015-audemars-piguet-interviews

SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet - Interviews

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 05:09 >> I tried to arrange interviews with as many senior management of Audemars Piguet as possible, and was able to interview those gentlemen: 1. Francois-Henry Bennahmias - CEO 2. Octavio Garcia - Chief Artistic Director / Lucas Gopp - Senior Designer 3. Tim Sayler - Chief Marketing Officer Thank you for ... Read more..
Author: KIH
Replies:  (33)
Latest Reply: MichaelC   Yesterday at 12:49

Forum: Horological Meandering back-home-nothing-better-than-i-watch-that-i-love-iwc-ju-air

Back home, nothing better than I watch that I love: IWC Ju Air

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 04:39 >> Love the silver dial, the in house chronograph movement: Of course, our new cat is around: Amazes me the quality of the pics that an iPhone 6 can make. Cheers, Nilo... Read more..
Author: nilomis
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: cazalea   Yesterday at 18:28

Forum: Rolex 6350-explorer-honeycomb

6350 Explorer Honeycomb

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 03:38 >> After finding a wonderful 6350 Explorer Honeycomb last year but failing to act in time - I promised myself that I would make this my top priority in 2015. Thanks to a HK collector the 6350 arrived sooner than I expected. I think besides being one of the most beautiful watches Rolex ever made, the 63... Read more..
Author: Le Monde Edmond
Replies:  (16)
Latest Reply: Subexplorer   Yesterday at 07:30

Forum: JLC jaeger-lecoultre-sihh-2015-rendez-vous-moon

Jaeger Lecoultre SIHH 2015: Rendez Vous Moon.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 03:34 >> One name, 2 cases, 2 slightly different watches, but the same complication, a very performant moonphase. The Rendez Vous Moon is indeed available in two cases. 36 and 39 mm, in white gold. But while the " big " is water resistant to 50 meters, the " small " has its water resistance reduced to 30 met... Read more..
Author: amanico
Replies:  (8)
Latest Reply: amanico   Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Forum: Horological Meandering

Jaeger Lecoultre SIHH 2015: Rendez Vous Moon.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 03:34 >> Read more..
Author: amanico
   Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Forum: Audemars Piguet some-random-shots-of-my-ro-15300

Some random shots of my RO 15300

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 01:50 >> I love this watch more & more everyday. Probably one of the most beautiful watches ever made IMHO. Just random iPhone shots for your viewing pleasure... Read more..
Author: fai9al_429
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: fai9al_429   2 hours ago

Forum: Girard Perregaux next-time-i-travel-i-will-probably-not-have-a-worldtimer-on-my-wrist

Next time I travel I will probably not have a WorldTimer on my wrist...

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 - 00:25 >> Friends, Next time I travel will be in a couple of month and I wont be able to add a GP WorldTimer or a GMT by then But at least I will have a proper bag tag! Best Blomman This message has been edited by blomman on 2015-01-26 00:25:43... Read more..
Author: blomman
Replies:  (6)
Latest Reply: blomman   Mon, Jan 26, 2015