Your theme has got me reflecting yesterday about the philosophical nature of collecting. 2 pieces were unexpected for me. Let’s start with the good news. Good news: A former moderator here told me he spent north of 20k for a similar piece when it was rele
In 2012 or so, I was admiring Speake-marin pieces on this forum. The “Foundation” hands were something different, with the hour hand looking like a heart. The lugs were radically different. The case shape was inspired by a watch holder he used when workin
I’ve given up with the craze. If the AD calls me, i tell myself to think rationally, and not feed the hype. So now, I look at the 2nd hand market too. Yesterday I bought a Speake-Marin piece with an enamel dial, for an unbelievablly good price. It is a bu
We hear stories about this frequently (you are not alone). My watch mentor said it is the part of the watch the designers pay least attention to. The parts are fragile and seldom decorated or made of high grade materials. The actual shape/size/means by wh
. . . damn near impossible. More worthy wrist shots than I can shake a cue stick at. There were outstanding wrist shots from a traditional standpoint. mj23's PSM . . . . . . K's Raketa . . . . . . Geo's Cartier . . . . . . Watchonthewrist's DR . . . . . .
Hello dear friends, What an interesting edition of WristScan. We certainly had some great photos posted. My sincere thanks to everyone that posted and joined us. Making the final cut this weekend…. Hans, with his vintage Omega and Bentley combo … Arronax,