The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors had its annual watch mart at the Del Mar Fairgrounds over the weekend. Since I was busy with the Habring2 / Keaton Myrick event, plus car shows, etc etc I had very little time to scan the show. But we
Lots of strong competition this weekend (again) in WristScan and thanks to Abel for being our great host. I would like give a special mention to so many of the superb watches shown but I somehow have to make a decision. IZHIK, I love that Moser, it’s a gr
Friday I meet up again with the owners of Habring2 who had come to Southern California for an evening reception hosted by our local Independent Watchmaker-supporting store. I joined a dozen or more watch enthusiasts from around the US for drinks, a nice m
... I can participate in. You've got your Roman Numerals example... Martin Braun Selene You've got your Arabic Numerals example... Jaeger LeCoultre AMVOX 1 And lest we forget, an example with no numbers at all... Habring2 Foudroyante Have A Great Wrist Sc
So here are two watches. They do not represent an "apples to apples" comparison. But for my money they do represent one of the modern watch-buyer's dilemmas. On the one hand the choice might be as easy as "What's more important to you?" On the other, ther
Romaine Gauthier Gronefeld I LOVE THAT STRAP! No, not all the watches were new. Here are a few oldies on offer Peter Speake-Marin, of course. From back when the watchmaker and the company were one I remember seeing this Oh-So-Rare Ebel Perpetual with D-D
Architects often use 'shadow lines', which look like narrow trenches, around doors to give visual interest. In many watches, there are 3. Crystal to bezel, bezel to case, case to case back. Commonly, though, there are 4 when there is a crystal case back.