Hi All, Although I have been to many GTGs at various cities, thus far this Worldtime theme GTG took the cake and was simply EPIC ! Without looking at close-ups, how many can you name ?

Jun 25, 2020,10:18 AM
 

The difficult ones to name naturally are the sealed watches.


We had 2 sets of 5131s !   Which one(s) do you like best or more & why ?

Now we are seeking others to join on this theme.  Please PM me if you are interested !

Bonus point for guessing how many of us at the GTG.



The FAN !  



















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Wow

 
 By: keks : June 25th, 2020-10:21
That is absolutely insane!!!

ya, I did...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:31
not know how many we had ! Was plesantly surprised !

hi Fram, why...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:32
3 and not 2 or 4 ?

you guess was...

 
 By: GLau : June 28th, 2020-10:40
spot on !

wow ! why was the lay-out a ...

 
 By: GLau : June 29th, 2020-09:21
giveway for three PuristS ?? Are you an investigative horolgoical reporter ?

Rare sightings....and no surprise they belong to a small group of maybe <5 ppl my guess.

 
 By: Clueless_Collector : June 25th, 2020-10:28
The sealed ones may be Beijing or NY 2017 version.

hi clueless_collector, you are not...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:34
clueless becasue they were and yes NY 2017 and Shanghai (not Beijing) 2012 Maison !

Very impressive! [nt]

 
 By: patrick_y : June 25th, 2020-10:28

why ...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:35
3 to 5 and not 2 to 6 ?

Got it! I didn't know that! Thank you for that detail! I like knowing this kind of detail from every jurisdiction!

 
 By: patrick_y : June 27th, 2020-14:30
Here in San Francisco all the restaurants were closed except for take away. They're starting outdoor dining now, but no indoor dining. I have a meeting tomorrow in a restaurant. But we're not dining at the restaurant, it's just a meeting space. But we all... 

ummmm....

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:36
NO !

This is incredible Gordon!

 
 By: ChristianDK : June 25th, 2020-10:47
Now to the impossible question (I hope you will answer, even if it is difficult/impossible) - which is your favorite - if you could only have ONE? I have been thinking a lot about this question. Hope you are well my friend. Best Christian

Hi Christian, for me the 5131....

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:38
G is my favorite because it has Asia on the enamel map, Hong Kong on the 24 hour ring, and it has the best color graduations !!!

Incredible GTG Gordon, this is easily the "world" record for this theme!! :-) That 5130 Munich, however, as well as the two NY editions need to be opened and enjoyed :-)

 
 By: FabR : June 25th, 2020-10:48
I think I can even spot a 5131P on a light brown strap -- never seen that great looking choice before! Was it only you, Fram and Cbb or someone else was in attendance as well? ;-)) Thanks for an epic photoreport!

Hi Fab, good eye on spotting the 5130 Munich ! Unfortunately ....

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:39
Cbb and Fram did not attend. If they did, it would have been more "EPIC" than my GTG !

not just me for the GTG ! I contributed only my....

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:41
5131 set and provided the least watches !

LOL!!!! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 27th, 2020-10:59

massive power gtg [nt]

 
 By: Gelato Monster : June 25th, 2020-11:02

we had so much...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:42
food and fun !!

Now you can strap 24 World Times to your wrist at once!

 
 By: Brandon Skinner : June 25th, 2020-11:23
This way you can always just look to the 12 o'clock position instead of having to search around the dial, and no worries for inconsistencies with Daylight Savings Time, 30 minute time zones, etc... genius!

Hi Brandon, I do not undersand

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:44
what you mean ?

LOL! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 25th, 2020-11:27

It was a joke...

 
 By: mdg : June 27th, 2020-11:09
...because there were so many watches that looked similar.

Out of this world collection by you guys!

 
 By: WatchAl : June 25th, 2020-11:37
I am absolutely speechless, itโ€™s joyous to see people still getting together and enjoying each otherโ€™s company and time Stay safe and thanks for sharing -Alan

Hi Alan, we had lots of...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:45
fun and watch conversations !

impressive ! i can imagine this would have been a great GTG...

 
 By: mahesh : June 25th, 2020-11:39
absolutely gorgeous watches....my choice would be the 175 anniv WT in WG and all the enamel dial WT - down right gorgeous works. Best, mahesh.,

thank you mahesh for your...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:46
kind comments !!

Interesting

 
 By: Arronax : June 25th, 2020-11:59
Without being disrespectful, I don't quite get the plastic bags and paper boxes, must be a patek thing but looks like it was fun nonetheless!

Hi Arronax, collector friends bought sealed watches from the secondary market and

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:52
just kept them in the box. They do wish that these pieces were not sealed.

Bloody hell Gordon!

 
 By: sham1 : June 25th, 2020-13:28
I knew you had many enamel world timers but I had not realised it was that many!!!

hi sham, not all ...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:54
mine ! I contributed only the 5131 set.

'Only'

 
 By: sham1 : June 27th, 2020-11:00
has seldom been used with more modesty

I contributed the...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:07
LEAST and had the most fun !

You see? :) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 25th, 2020-14:15

I cant see a 5130P [nt]

 
 By: Patekphilippecollector : June 26th, 2020-00:38

unfortunately none of us have

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-10:54
the 5110 !

Yes, but we all did not collect WT until ...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:32
after the 5110 was discontinued

You really know how to party Gordon. Best wishes to you all world time collectors. ๐Ÿ˜Š

 
 By: geross : June 25th, 2020-14:52
Chiming in with my 5130g. Cheers friends and your host Gordon. ๐Ÿป Geross. ...  

Hi geross, please come...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:02
to Hong Kong for our long overdued GTG !

Wow

 
 By: chris7509 : June 25th, 2020-15:11
And what is even better to see is that you can have such a gathering outside an AD or a bank vault .... I guesss there is not so many places in the world where you can have so many expensive items in one place... Very impressive

yes, we picked a very....

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:03
safe place to have our Worldtimer GTG !

no cornering yet ! perhaps with

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:04
cbb at the GTG then we can say the market is concerned !

Group needs a 5531!

 
 By: TheCollector1688 : June 25th, 2020-21:36
We need someone with a 5531 NYC edition or Geneva edition to go! Then the group will be โ€œcompleteโ€!!

ya...it is most challenging to be ...

 
 By: GLau : June 28th, 2020-10:46
qualified for the 5531 !

Hide the sealed or the unsealed, Gordon? [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 27th, 2020-11:17
No message body

Hi Nicolas, I cannot speak ...

 
 By: GLau : June 28th, 2020-10:48
on behalf of the owner of the sealed pieces

THAT I understand. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : June 28th, 2020-10:50

Impressive ... lots of passion ...

 
 By: small-luxury-world : June 26th, 2020-00:35
on the pro side, but I also see too much sealed ones :-( Any wristwatch needs to get wriststime, itยดs a must in my book. From what I could see, my favourite was still missing ... as I couldnยดt see a Geneva bark ... ;-)

Good one. Donโ€™t agree with you.

 
 By: FRAMII : June 26th, 2020-12:52
You could say the same with the 5531 nice watch buy why did they put a useless MR on it ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Do you prefer this 1415-1 from 1940 ๐Ÿ˜

 
 By: FRAMII : June 26th, 2020-15:25
Only 1 made so maybe hard to get. I must say in my opinion the chronograph function is not very useful at all in any watches. But i like them but never use the function. When i use my 5930 i just turn on the chronograph and leave it on ๐Ÿ‘ ...  

all the PuristS at the event general do...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:12
like the 5930 for various reasons

Glad that you...

 
 By: GLau : June 27th, 2020-11:14
liked it !

WOW!! That is an EPIC GTG!

 
 By: Watcholic_id : June 28th, 2020-04:00
Speechless... Thanks for sharing those pics. Cheers

Hi Watcholic_id, you are...

 
 By: GLau : June 28th, 2020-10:49
most welcome !

That's insane! And even more when I read you were only 3!!!

 
 By: Mike H : June 28th, 2020-15:51
Simply WOW! Very very impressive

Very impressive GTG

 
 By: hans_jorgen_1968 : June 29th, 2020-11:51
I wish I could have been a fly on the Wall ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Hi Hans, here is another photo for the...

 
 By: GLau : June 30th, 2020-11:30
fly on the wall ! ...  

Superb

 
 By: AlexLau.ar : July 2nd, 2020-07:28
One of the best works time gatherings I have ever seen!!

Thanks Lau-148, this GTG was full of ...

 
 By: GLau : July 2nd, 2020-07:56
fun and laughters !!

Spoilt for choice.

 
 By: AlexLau.ar : July 2nd, 2020-19:10
The 5131p please

Hi Alex, you need to go...

 
 By: GLau : July 3rd, 2020-06:11
for the 5131P ! The heft is amazing !