Big thanks to AndrewG for the organization, this will be a hard gathering to beat, with special guests, special watches, good food.. It's good to know there's no pressure ;-) though being next to that group of watches is definitely quite a spectacular feat not to be repeated often.. Also a big thank
Made even more special for the meeting of Aptronym for the first time! I think I may have taken a few more timepieces than I really "needed" to, though all were enjoyed ;-) It was also notable for the introduction of another "tweep" who had no knowledge of the watch nerdery she was going to let hers
When my air race comes back!! Mighty peeved that it's been postponed for another year :-( Though I dare say I'll make it over there for other reasons as well, there's a few pearl outfits up north, and some other intersting places to visit, though I have to wait for my wife to forget that it's a 4 ho
Was hoping it wasn't the case, I would have liked to meet him, possibly chat over tea and biccies.. I'll just have to double the time I'd like to spend with Roger, at least it sounds like he went peacefully, and has lived a one and fruitful life.. T
I have heard unconfirmed rumor that George Daniels has passed, if so it is a very sad day for the horological world.. Without his inspiration, I doubt I would be the watchmaker I have become / am becoming, and hope that the Smith/Daniels collaboration is completed in his memory without any hiccups..
and some spectacular pieces, the Cartier Chrono is brilliant.. and while the JLC is definitely a stand out piece, the skill involved in manufacturing the Cartier at the time would have been taxing to say the least.. Thanks Noodle ;-) Tom