Incredible ! …

May 15, 2024,17:27 PM

This watch is the work of the incredibly talented Willard Wiggan MBE.

His previous pieces include The Statue of Liberty in the eye of a needle and Elvis Presley, also in the eye of a needle. 
The match and sowing needle are in the photo to give yo an idea of the scale !  The watch is a tribute to Jacob & Co. 

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What they don't tell you is...

 By: mdg : May 15th, 2024-17:42
...both the match and the needle are a meter long : )

I remember Wiggan.

 By: COUNT DE MONET : May 16th, 2024-05:25
Some ten years ago he found his way to the watch world. A sailing boat in a crown for Greubel Forsey. The boat is 23 times magnified by a "microscope" in the crown. Otherwise it would not be visible to the naked eye. ( Images courtesy of Forbes) ...  

Hello dear friend …

 By: Cpt Scarlet : May 16th, 2024-08:46
Thank you for reminding us about the sailing boat in a crown for Greubel Forsey, a tremendous achievement. I meet Willard several times over the years, the first time was early on in his career. A fascinating person to listen to about how he designs and m...  

To do such pieces of art requires absolute body and mind control.

 By: COUNT DE MONET : May 16th, 2024-14:36
I lked the GF watch a lot and found such extraordinary details very fitting to a brand like GF. These two examples are also simply lovely! 😀