and so many other virtual friends as you say. And of course to see some old friends too. I fully agree with you that impressions were so plentiful that food and wine went to the background and I even forgot to take pictures. Some truly spectacular watches on that table but even more remarkable owner
Dear all, In spite of a very long absence from Purists I have been trusted with the task of judging this week’s wrist shot. I am of course thankful to Baron for this friendly gesture and humbled before the excellent entries. Lots of runner ups. I believe that everyone seeing Blomman’s double wristsh
yup, a 16550. Not many notices the subtle differences from the 16570. I know it doesn't count as a vintage with the sapphire and the wg surrounds but the warm patina of the tritium and the fact that they are quite rare does it for me :) A very wearable "classic" All the best to you my friend!
I was crazy for one of these 12-15 years back and your picture brings the sentiments back. I love so many things about this watch. The case and dial are so well made and the red details on the dial as well as the leaf hands (even on the sub-counters!) add a lot of charm. Must be a great companion. Y
I had been wondering about the seemingly conservative estimates and followed some of the auction from the side line. I am in no way qualified to judge the quality of the lots solely from the "mug shots" provided in the catalogue, and the condition reports often leave a lot to desire, so I have been