Just two Dutch guys collecting their Holy Grail

Mar 11, 2019,12:27 PM
 

After one year of waiting, watchonthewrist and I drove to Oldenzaal, The Netherlands, today to collect our Grönefeld Remontoire's today. 


We have been talking about this piece since forever, years ago when we could only fantasize about collecting our dream watches. It definitely makes me extra proud to wear a watch now that is made in my home country. The reception was great, as always. 

I will let the pictures do the talking from now on...

watchonthewrist collected his Salmon remontoire, the other one belongs to me.

























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Thank you! [nt]

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-12:50

Thanks 🤗 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:35

You both are welcome. (nt)

 
 By: Ronald Held : March 12th, 2019-12:38
NT

Huge congrats l!!!!

 
 By: Bounce781 : March 11th, 2019-13:16
Incredible pieces and wonderful shared experience. Enjoy!!

Thank you very much 🙏🏻 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:35

Beautiful face!

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : March 11th, 2019-15:10
Congratulations. Love that salmon dial!!

Thanks my friend . [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:18

Thanks dear Bill . It was a special day for us .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:19
Dreams come true

Double congrats on the awesome pieces!

 
 By: mj23 : March 11th, 2019-17:56
Such an incredible movement and complication.

Thanks , the watches are amazing .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:20
Pure wrist art inho

Congratulations and wear it in great health.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : March 12th, 2019-03:00
Continuing your streak of Salmon dials.

Thanks my friend 🤗 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-05:51

Can't wait to see it live.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : March 12th, 2019-06:32
Enjoy it.

Congratulations gents ! [nt]

 
 By: Horology75 : March 11th, 2019-12:55

Thanks! [nt]

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-12:56

Thank you [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:36

Congratulations guys!

 
 By: BMR : March 11th, 2019-13:00
Those pieces are on another level!

Thanks and i fully agree with you . There amazing imho [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:36
No message body

Thank you 🙏🏻 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:37

Thank you. [nt]

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-15:15

Your will always have the great memories of this day...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : March 11th, 2019-13:05
Beautiful watches, enjoy !

Maybe thats the best thing about being a collector imo .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:40
Besides all these beautiful watches . Sharing our passion

Thank you!!! [nt]

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-15:16

Thanks 🙏🏻 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:22

What a treat!

 
 By: Poky : March 11th, 2019-13:24
Picking up a beautiful watch with a friend from the main manufacture. Excellent choice of straps too.

To be able to do this with a friend ,Thats a bonus imho 🙏🏻

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:41
. These straps are amazing 👌🏻

This is what I call celebration of life

 
 By: Poky : March 11th, 2019-14:07
Enjoying the good things with friends and family.

Bedankt 🙏🏻

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-13:44
It was a memorable day imho 🤗

Thanks! [nt]

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-15:17

Congratulations to both of you!

 
 By: kcinemod : March 11th, 2019-13:50
Amazing dials and very cool straps! Enjoy!

Thanks a lot .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-14:43
The straps are amazing

Wow, that’s very impressive and I can imagine how proud you both are 🍾

 
 By: Raymond_S : March 11th, 2019-13:54
Huge congratulations to both, such an amazing movement which I had the chance to see in SIHH. Definitely the brothers are very stronger contenders and top of their game. Very happy for you both 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Thanks a lot dear Raymond .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-14:47
Fully agree with you . Such a amazing brand

The brothers are awesome guys.

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-15:19
They make the experience even better.

Merci! [nt]

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-15:20

Congratulations to both of you

 
 By: maverickmahesh : March 11th, 2019-14:19
One of the best watches in recent times ! Wear in the best of your health... Best, Mahesh.,

Thanks a lot dear Mahesh.

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 11th, 2019-14:49
🤗 Agree 100%

VerY cool!

 
 By: muhadri : March 11th, 2019-14:37
That is just fantastic... This is what it's all about... ! Wish you both a lot of fun with the watches and may the happy face last forever! Thanks sharing!

Great experience, great friend...

 
 By: RDJ : March 11th, 2019-15:21
It makes the watches even better.

Thanks a lot . 🙏🏻🤗 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:23
The friendship gives it an extra dimension

A very big congratulations to both of you

 
 By: ChristianDK : March 11th, 2019-14:49
thet are both beautiful.!! That must have been quite a day. I wonder what one does after all the excitement and then finally getting the watches. Did you go out to celebrate? Get drunk? Or just home? 😆 One day, I want to try the bespoke experience. Thank ... 

😳😂 [nt]

 
 By: ChristianDK : March 11th, 2019-20:39

😂. 💪🏻 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:26

It was a special day . One for the books

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-00:30
We will celebrate it with a great lunch later this week with a other Dutch member from this Forum. 😉

Congrats Great Watches and Great Pics

 
 By: dmv4star : March 11th, 2019-15:48
Those are gorgeous watches. I especially love the guilloché, those pattern choices are incredible. The is incredible, cant say any more than has been said already. Except its louder than you expect, you can hear it tick on your wrist. I'm sure you will en... 

Congrats to both of you!

 
 By: jleno : March 11th, 2019-16:39
The Gronefeld Remontoire is one of my all-time favorites. The movement looks incredible and unlike anything else!

Congrats!

 
 By: batholith : March 11th, 2019-18:12
Awesome watches. Thanks for sharing.

Thanks [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-01:57

Congratulations!

 
 By: reintitan - Mr. Roboto : March 11th, 2019-18:21
I like both dial colors!

Thanks there both beautiful [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-01:57

The reveal!

 
 By: JTCL : March 11th, 2019-19:38
Congratulations and happy for both of you to obtain this wonderful piece. Wear it in good health!

Thank you very much [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-01:57

Both stunning!

 
 By: JerryW : March 11th, 2019-21:06
The Grönefeld Remontoire is definitely worth the wait, just a wonderful wearable creation. Congratulations and wear in the best of health.

Thanks a lot [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-01:57

Huge congratulations to both of you.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : March 12th, 2019-02:58
Amazing pieces from two great guys. Surely, a moment to cherish. Enjoy it, but please do let us know the impressions. I guess Tony will have to take a back seat now, he will not be happy. Dutch pride!

👍

 
 By: SBS-purists : March 12th, 2019-07:34
Very exciting! Congratulations! These are the type of posts that are infectious and build the brands for independents. And they make me want a moment like that Time to go shopping for a new piece for the collection

Thank you.

 
 By: RDJ : March 12th, 2019-13:36
What are you thinking about buying?

One hertz or parallex

 
 By: SBS-purists : March 12th, 2019-13:54
I like larger case sizes so for gronefeld these are the two.

Thanks , if you want a One Hertz or a Parallax then you need to order one soon .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-14:26
They told me there are only a few movements left and then these models are sold out

That's my concern

 
 By: SBS-purists : March 12th, 2019-19:08
I hope to be able to visit them later this year. Have a trip to the area planned in the fall.

Thank you.

 
 By: RDJ : March 12th, 2019-13:36
What are you thinking about buying?

Huge Congrats Guys!!

 
 By: M-Scott : March 12th, 2019-09:02
Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing!! Enjoy!

Thanks a lot 🤗 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-14:27

If I hadn’t just got

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : March 12th, 2019-10:36
My Romaine Gauthier I would say I was envious, now I’m just jealous . What beatiful watches and photography of your trip! Congratulations on the watches and the journey, I think the movements are the very best looking anywhere although my RG and Minerva C...  

Thanks Jim , your collection is amazing.

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-14:29
I love your RG , thats a grail watch for me too . Hope to add one in the future 🙏🏻

Thanks. Please post some pics from your 1941 soon .🙏🏻

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 12th, 2019-14:33
Hope you will meet the Horological Brothers someday . There amazing and fun company . You will have a great time with them 🍻

I was blown away by your watch, it's the best iteration of the 1941 I've seen so far (and I think I have seen a good few).

 
 By: Jay (Eire) : March 13th, 2019-04:11
For me I always preferred to have a dial where the aperture kind of disappeared, or at least blended in. You have achieved that, and more with your choice of dial. Congrats to both on two very fine watches, even if my personal preference/aesthetic favours... 

Thanks my friend 🤗 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : March 14th, 2019-13:07