One, the Superocean ref 1004 is from the late 50's, the chronograph is from the 60's. One is an icon, the Superocean, while the military chronograph is a rare beast, especially with its sterile dial. Both being very atypic for Breitling. I am thinking about adding 4 or 5 other vintage Breitling, suc
I visited Worn & Wound’s Wind Up fair in San Francisco. Although most of the featured brands are not in my wheelhouse, I went in with an open mind. I was extremely impressed with Monta, particularly their Triumph field watch. Very thoughtful design, well-executed, and legitimately nice guys at the h
A few years late but GP get's it... 2018 GP Laureato Ceramic VC Overseas custom DLC in 2011 LOL, I recall wearing this Overseas to SIHH some years back and creating a stir with the younger designers, but the boss just wrinkled his nose and pronounced, "brutal".
A close up of the dial. I worked from an official picture. Quite spectacular, this grey sunray dial, patinated indices and gild hands / wordings. I still have to see it in the flesh, though... Best, Nicolas
There is one thing I noticed with the Girard Perregaux Tourbillons with gold bridges: The back is less interesting, visually, than the front. With the Constant Escapement, this is not the case. The back has a lot of appeal, from my point of view. Here is the evidence: A romance... Did I already tell
I have a question on winding the Centigraphe. I was told it would be similar to winding a Lange Chronograph (smooth and light), but I can't tell because the watch is already wound. Does the winding firm up as it reaches it end? Any idea on how many winds until it is fully wound? Any thoughts would b