Was honored to be initiated into the gang, Art, thank you✊

Aug 20, 2021,05:23 AM
 

Below are just a few that caught my attention, but certainly not all.

Art’s perfectly broken-in flightmaster





Together with another proper pilot’s watch…



This gorgeous Omega with a movement I could only imagine through the solid caseback







A Ronzon from an Indie who I believe operates out of Mexico CIty








Santa Monica AKA Dornbluth Heaven















Must resist bad Sinn puns!!



Back to the future with this Bulova




An awesome Micro I had never heard of












And finally a masterpiece which needs no introduction or explanation









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Alphabet soup gang gathering last Sunday in Santa Monica . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 20th, 2021-00:57
. . . at Mr C's house. It was our first since last February, with thirteen in attendance plus a few more that would've made it had it not been for unforeseen circumstances - or, in one case, being in Hawaii. Mr and Mrs C kindly lent their backyard to host...  

Love the group’s name. Looks like you had a great time.

 
 By: Lankysudanese : August 20th, 2021-01:15
I think that I know the deli spot that you ordered from 😁 🤤

You're in Santa Monica?! . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 20th, 2021-01:28
. . . please send me a pm! Mr A

Used to live in westwood, and frequent most of the Santa Monica eateries.

 
 By: Lankysudanese : August 20th, 2021-01:46
Sadly, I live thousands of miles away now

It was a long-awaited, and very enjoyable gathering.

 
 By: mkvc : August 20th, 2021-01:24
Very nice to see everyone in person with reasonable safety, and I must say that some people did some very productive and well-chosen collecting while isolated. I can confirm that the Mickey Mouse watch is an Ingersoll owned by Mrs. C, and the IWCs were fr... 

Nice bezel on the Glashütte...

 
 By: mdg : August 20th, 2021-01:41
...sounds like a good time.

Was honored to be initiated into the gang, Art, thank you✊

 
 By: Brandon Skinner : August 20th, 2021-05:23
Below are just a few that caught my attention, but certainly not all. Art’s perfectly broken-in flightmaster Together with another proper pilot’s watch… This gorgeous Omega with a movement I could only imagine through the solid caseback A Ronzon from an I...  

Glad you could join us, Mr L! . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 20th, 2021-14:37
. . . one of the members of our gang drives in from even further away; otherwise, you'd hold the record. I hope your friend will join us next time, reputedly mid-November. Best, Mr A

Wow, amazing selection!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : August 20th, 2021-16:07

Looks like you all had a great time 🤗

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : August 20th, 2021-08:37
Thanks for sharing

Good to see the gang back in town …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 20th, 2021-09:01
The diverse selection of watches just adds to the occasion. Cue the music ;-)) … m.youtube.com

I knew . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 20th, 2021-14:27
. . . that was coming.

👍😬

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 20th, 2021-19:27

Thinks for sharing!

 
 By: iceheller : August 20th, 2021-11:12
That Bugatti is awesome! So are the other watches.

Looks as though everyone had a wonderful time.

 
 By: KCLQMULKU : August 20th, 2021-11:27
The pieces look amazing, particularly the Parmigiani. The Mickey Mouse Timex harks back to my days as a child in the 1980s. I remember wearing a round dialled version, though I cannot remember whether it was Timex, though I remember I had to wind it every... 

Another view of the Mickey

 
 By: Brandon Skinner : August 20th, 2021-14:15
...  

Even more beautiful!

 
 By: KCLQMULKU : August 20th, 2021-14:55
Apologies. I still wish I knew the one I had as a child.

Mr M has claimed the Ronzon . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 20th, 2021-15:04
. . . as his own. Thanks, Mr M! I was able to track down an image of him. Yes, 'M' stands for 'marvelous'. ...  

Missed this one but...

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : August 20th, 2021-17:11
Thanks to Mr. D and Mr. A, I got my T-shirt: ...  

You couldn't find a better match for your FPJ . . .

 
 By: Dr No : August 20th, 2021-20:59
. . . if you tried.

Very true and thanks again Mr. A 👍

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : August 20th, 2021-21:17

Looks like a fine GTG. I really...

 
 By: Ronald Held : August 21st, 2021-16:44
Must try to attend.