I just opened a FedEx box from Bonhams auction house containing this lovely watch. Its my first AHCI piece. I am a sucker for a world timer! It was the first Klaauw complication back in 1996 though this one is from a later reissue series. The case is incr
Abel, your selection captures many pieces that I also found interesting - good that they get mentioned. Here are my wristshot votes : 1 st place: rrregulator with a shiny Lange and superb dial reflections. My vote has been unashamedly biased by my appreci
Since I was a little kid I was drawn to this dial and I guess pocket watches in general, because wrist watches didn't seem to use it. But the elegant simplicity of this type of dial always stuck with me. Now years later it still makes my heart flutter to
And the dial is understated cool but pops in the right light with the platinum ink used for the Breguet numerals. I keep coming back to it as this watch out shown several much more expensive watches when I first saw it with my girlfriend at the boutique.
From 2006, a "Father's Day" gift from my 2 eldest daughters...forever associated with SF Bay Area where we spent their formative years. Where to start with this beauty from 2005! My journey down the road with artisanal independent watchmakers began with P
Decided to have one of Peter Speake-Marin's early pieces on my wrist while I did. Not to over step, but believe this book should be required reading for any collector. This story of the social, political, economic and certainly technical history of time m
Beyond just making watches under his own brand, some folks might not know Peter was involved in some other interesting projects.... When Max Busser ran into serious issues with the movement supply for his very first MB&F piece, Peter stepped right it to h