So many watches were there that this occasion felt like an auction review ! I was too busy to eat much but was totally full from viewing and inspecting so many watches. This gathering was held at the classy and elegant Gentry Club, a private members club
Superb pieces these Villeret 1858! I wore my blue chrono yesterday when ordering a PP at the AD and he was astonished by the movement and the hunter case back mechanism - you won't see this except with ALS in my opinion
Montblanc Villeret Chronograph grand feu enamel. My toy on a hot Sunday afternoon! Sharing some pics of the dial and caseback pictures. Watches from the Villeret Collection 1858 from Montblanc are all pure opulence! From the Minerva calibres to the dials
Aventurine would add greater thickness, since it needs the metal substrate as a backing for a dial. And the aventurine itself needs to be of a certain thickness or else it won't withstand shock and vibration. So for the sake of reliability and simplicity,
It cannot be said that Louis Erard is short of ideas. Under the impetus of Manuel Emch, it is finding opportunities to put its collections in the spotlight through partnerships with independent watchmakers or through products that highlight the crafts. In
Twenty-five years ago, Chopard offered its first in-house movements. The brand had to celebrate such an anniversary with dignity, given the large number of complications that have been developed since then. We tend to forget it (which is a pity) but the L
Chopard released the LUC Quattro Spirit 25 in an LE of 100 pieces at W&W 2021. While it drew modest attention, the release IMHO did not get the rich appreciation it deserved and was largely drowned by the hype around Rolex and Nautilus. Let us look at
This is one of the nicest watch in the Villeret collection and to date that gorgeous movement has not been used/milked in the current Montblanc offerings. I had the pleasure of seeing a NOS back in 2019 and I regretted not getting it.