It has been quite a few years since I owned a Cartier but recently, I felt the need to add a white / silver dial watch which would be the anthesis of the Panerai and Rolex divers I normally gravitate towards. A Santos was high on the list but after trying it twice I found the large too be proportion
Tick tick tick tick…it must be a quartz watch because it is ticking. The very concept of ticking seconds tick most collectors off. “No it looks cheap, I don’t want people to mistake me for wearing a fake watch”, said a watch collector friend of mine. I like playful pieces. Life’s too serious to take
My AD invited us to the Rolex lounge for the Tennis quarter finals last night and it was a blast I went with my daughter. Most of the seeded players were out of the draw already but it was fun nonetheless. Here are a few pictures… A few watches were on display… I am not a big fan of lefties watches
Another great company (a workshop - studio is a better term ) was founded some 50 years ago by Francis Donzé . It is called Donzé Cadrans and makes some of the great enamel dials in the industry for many companies. Ulysse Nardin , that was one of the leading clients, was smart enough to acquire them
These are the two types of vintage JLC buckles that I'm familiar with and have used with my vintage JLC watches. Does anyone know what time periods or eras each style of buckle was used ? Any old advertisements?