I decided......

Aug 09, 2019,07:03 AM

I inflated the car!
How amazing is this community ! This WS was launched on the day ( today ) that I took delivery of my fully restored 356!!
This is just the warm up as I am busy driving it now but will take some proper pics tomorrow!!!
Red on red

Proper pictures later, too excited now!

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WS for August 9th: Concourse dΒ΄Elegance! Is Open Now!

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-05:48
As I said last Wednesday when announcing theme for this week end, w e request our members a big dose of imagination to figure us in a gorgeous Italian Hotel standing by the sparkling blue waters of Lake Como enjoying a week end full of beautiful classic c...  

Great theme Abel....

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-06:01
Just decided on a quick respray for WristScan !... Wrist shots to follow;-)) Photo Credit: The Captain ...  

Wow! Thank you so much Captain!! I guess I recognize these sexy curves! They have been haunting me for so long! :)) Guess pain job and reassembly will not be in time for...

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-06:06
... participation, but may be you have some old shots to share! Look forward to the watch shots!! Cheers! Abel

Hmmm what's that??? [nt]

 By: amanico : August 9th, 2019-08:23

Work in progress ;-)) [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-08:33

😳😳 [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-09:38

πŸ”΄Born to be wildπŸ”΄

 By: thegrailwatch : August 9th, 2019-06:17
How about this combo? A red Pontiac Firebird Trans Am ...while wearing this πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ ...  

Cool Trans Am ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-07:04
And a good Watch pairing πŸ‘Œ

Guessing that's a '72 Trans Am . . .

 By: Dr No : August 11th, 2019-15:27
. . . and fully aware it represents the last of the breed of true muscle cars. The '73 and '74 Super Duty 455's were literally the last high-output engines Detroit offered for a decade, until the Buick Grand National came along. Cool stuff!

I decided......

 By: moc : August 9th, 2019-07:03
I inflated the car! How amazing is this community ! This WS was launched on the day ( today ) that I took delivery of my fully restored 356!! This is just the warm up as I am busy driving it now but will take some proper pics tomorrow!!! Red on red Proper...  

Well done!

 By: thegrailwatch : August 9th, 2019-07:18
Truly love your combination and photo. Will red be the theme of the weekend?

Hi Mo !...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-07:44
Congratulations on getting your restored 356, perfectly paired with your JLC Reverso. Please post more photos for us πŸ₯‚

Fantastic Moc!! This thread is a propos for you!! Can easily understand your excitement!! These are great shots! Big congrats on your fabulous 356!!

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-07:50
It will be an awesome week end for you. Look forward to more shots! Hagwe! Abel.

Dear Abel, thank you so much for your ki d words..

 By: moc : August 10th, 2019-05:53
Taking pics whilst driving this beauty is hard this weekend!!! Will be at the lake later tonight though, perfect setting. Mo

I’ll come over for that!!

 By: NickO : August 11th, 2019-14:25
I’ll bring some nice watches..... and a rental car ☹️

LOL, Mac Intosh! [nt]

 By: amanico : August 11th, 2019-22:25

Tha k you Tim [nt]

 By: moc : August 10th, 2019-05:52

JLC seems to be going strong this weekend...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:37
The Rouge is the perfect pairing πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Stunning Mo!

 By: NickO : August 11th, 2019-13:54
What an outstanding 356! I remember you talking to us about this special project in London, thrilled you have now taken delivery! Enjoy your new wheels, my friend! NickO

Thank you my friend... glad you like it.

 By: moc : August 12th, 2019-01:32
Come over soon, with some good watches , I ll provide the rest!!! Looking forward to it! Mo

My contribution this week

 By: FRAMII : August 9th, 2019-07:34

Great lineup this weekend...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-07:46
And that Patek looks superb. Thanks for joining us.

Thanks... [nt]

 By: FRAMII : August 9th, 2019-08:38

Yep! ;) [nt]

 By: amanico : August 9th, 2019-08:53

Lol!! :))) [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : August 10th, 2019-07:04

Oefff thats a very nice line up 😱

 By: Watchonthewrist : August 9th, 2019-15:25
Well played πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

That’s a fabulous garage you have there...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:38
And a lovely PP to pair them with πŸ‘πŸ»

A great thread dear Abel! Let me play with two cars and two watches then to have some fun...

 By: FabR : August 9th, 2019-07:46
The first is a car I spotted a few weeks ago in via Montenapoleone in Milano, where all kinds of funny things happen...Elegance is the last word that comes to my mind for a Mercedes completely covered in alligator, but it was just impossible not to take a...  

FAB..ulous !...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-07:54
Super cool Patek 😎

Ciao Fab! Agree with you about your comments about Montenapoleone Street in Milano. Not surprising to meet a leather covered Mercedes there! Lol! ... In any case...

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-07:57
... I was expecting some gorgeous pictures coming from you. Thank you so much for your submission!! Keep enjoying the Bella Italia! And your beautiful Patek duo! Hagwe! Ciao! Abel

My pleasureπŸ™πŸ˜€ [nt]

 By: FabR : August 9th, 2019-10:03
No message body

Lol!! [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-08:40

Ok, that will not be easy but I may have something...

 By: amanico : August 9th, 2019-08:33
And last but not least... ...  

Great shots my dear Nicolas!! I was expecting to see your charming P1800 this week end! I specially like the mood of your Parisian shot inside the car with your gorgeous 6542...

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-08:44
... thatΒ΄s a cool shot with all the spirit of a Paris street indeed! You keep feeding a lot of extra work for our Judges this week end! Buen fin de semana amigo mio! Abrazos, Abel.

Great shots Nicolas πŸ₯‚...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-09:33
Love the one with driving gloves on ;-) ... De Tomaso is super cool 😎

Merci beaucoup, Tony. [nt]

 By: amanico : August 10th, 2019-08:22

Outstanding Nicolas ! :) [nt]

 By: templetowers : August 11th, 2019-06:16

Thank you, Will. [nt]

 By: amanico : August 11th, 2019-06:21

I expected the P1800...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:41
And the shots are superb. But tell us more about the De Tomaso and the Rouge!

I see...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:53
So no De Tomaso on the cards? He did invent the watch over cuff look even before Agnelli πŸ˜‰πŸ‘πŸ»

The Quail Motorsports...

 By: I_am_Clueless : August 9th, 2019-10:18
Waaaayyyyyy too many nice cars to share. Superb themes Abel πŸ‘πŸ» ...  

Great photos of the concourse event..

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-10:22
Loving the watches πŸ₯‚

Yup, it’s the real deal...I also have the chance to attend Concorso de Eleganza Como back in 2016...

 By: I_am_Clueless : August 9th, 2019-11:52
It’s really a great connection between cars and watches. HAGWE too.

In that order πŸ˜‰

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:42
Fantastic selection, Raymond πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Great theme, great cars, great watches

 By: Saxon : August 9th, 2019-14:05
Ferrari Daytona, seen at 2013 Saxonia Classic Matching watch? This or that? ...  

Daytona !...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-15:43
Great choice πŸ‘Œ

Great theme dear Abel .

 By: Watchonthewrist : August 9th, 2019-15:45
My dream car & watch combo would be this The gorgeous 1950 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500SS Villa D,Este Coupe by Touring with My Akrivia RR cc ...  

Dear friend Watchonthewrist: Thanks a lot for your wonderful submission to our contest! The car: Sublime! They really knew how to make classy and beautiful cars in those years!..

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-18:52
... fantastic choice!! And your Chronographe Contemporain a fantastic choice to drive the four wheel marvel. Which is the case metal? I have read that there are some steel case watches in the works. In any case the blue dial in contrast with the white met... 

I know , Never say never

 By: Watchonthewrist : August 10th, 2019-01:15
Till now i still like my odd collection a lot πŸ˜‰

😁 i think a lot of people will find a lot of my watches odd my friend .

 By: Watchonthewrist : August 10th, 2019-02:57
Thanks glad you like them πŸ€—

I wasn’t aware you went for Independents on the automotive front as well...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:44
And that Alfa definitely was one at the time. Superb choice! The Akrivia is an excellent pairing πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

The one that got away...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 9th, 2019-16:27
Great theme... So many interesting cars and watches, but I decided to go with β€œThe one that got away”. I almost got the car but at least I got the watch. Have a great weekend friends !.... ...  

Wonderful entry dear Captain!! We collectors know that in our sport some times we win some times we loose. May be this makes part of the excitement of collecting objects...

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-18:57
... we also know we canΒ΄t own everything we wish. In this case you keep being a winner... a sublime watch. Lady Luck will always return with a new chance... to win or loose depends on circumstances when she arrives!. Thank you for your post! Love the MB a... 

Thank you Abel....

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 10th, 2019-02:25
I remember taking her out for a drive. Better to have loved and lost ... as the saying goes. All part of our passion for collecting !

Yes you are right Nicolas....

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 10th, 2019-02:27
You know how annoying it is when you miss an opportunity, it’s always the one that you remember πŸ₯‚

Too bad it got away...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:45
Still, judging by your other car entry, you’re not without options πŸ˜‰ Great shots πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Great submission Terbaboom!! IΒ΄m not a Porsche expert, but guess this is a 911/997 ? Anyway this is a classic in my book and an enjoyable and exciting little car to drive...

 By: Subexplorer : August 9th, 2019-19:03
... The Chopard GT a superb choice to enhance the driving pleasure!! Hagwe and thank you for your participation!! Abel

Thanks! and yes, it's a 997

 By: terbaboom : August 10th, 2019-01:27
enjoy your weekend!

Classic 997 ..

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 10th, 2019-02:30
Great colour combination and the best wheel choice. Your Chopard is the perfect partner. Good to see you joining WristScan this weekend 😎

thank you! [nt]

 By: terbaboom : August 10th, 2019-06:51

thanks! [nt]

 By: terbaboom : August 11th, 2019-23:22

Here are some more...

 By: moc : August 10th, 2019-05:46
Not by the lake yet but will be tomorrow... And.....,,,, with some summer companions too... I will post a couple more tomorrow with different background if you don’t mind😁😁😁 Yours Mo ...  

She is very beautiful!

 By: KamalRostov : August 10th, 2019-06:07
Love the colour too 😍

Thank you! [nt]

 By: moc : August 10th, 2019-07:51

super beautiful car 😍

 By: terbaboom : August 10th, 2019-06:57
there's one being quoted for sale here... at more than SGD 0.5M... and it can only be driven for max 45 days a year under our regulations m.sgcarmart.com

I don’t know if these loaded

 By: moc : August 10th, 2019-07:36
Summer wrist companions... Mo ...  

That's pure class. [nt]

 By: amanico : August 10th, 2019-07:38


 By: timerider : August 10th, 2019-10:22
Very cool Mo!! 😎 Best, Tim

Agree!! [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : August 10th, 2019-14:15


 By: thegrailwatch : August 10th, 2019-09:28

Cheers!!! [nt]

 By: moc : August 10th, 2019-09:51

Great photos Mo πŸ₯‚ [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 10th, 2019-10:42

Oh, man . . . what a beaut! . . .

 By: Dr No : August 10th, 2019-20:39
. . . scintillating pics, Mo. Slightly jealous, Art

Hi all, like to participate at Lake Como but still stuck on my island

 By: brauner : August 10th, 2019-12:59
Want to show you my limousine, a reliable Suzuki Jimny with some 59 hp, perfect finish and some noise somewhere and banana gearbox. ...  

Thanks [nt]

 By: brauner : August 11th, 2019-07:24

Thanks a lot [nt]

 By: brauner : August 11th, 2019-07:24

πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘ [nt]

 By: brauner : August 11th, 2019-07:25

Hmm [nt]

 By: brauner : August 11th, 2019-07:25

πŸ˜€ [nt]

 By: brauner : August 13th, 2019-10:40

Dr No's . . .

 By: Dr No : August 10th, 2019-18:42
. . . wet dream: '71 'Cuda 340 4-speed, Winchester grey, black vinyl top. The ultimate s ex treet machine. Recently on my wrist: Ξ© ref 2494, ca '49. Quiet Saturday night at home, practicing pool and dining on cold salmon with romaine salad. Hope all's wel...  

My heart belongs . . .

 By: Dr No : August 11th, 2019-03:58
. . . to Dodge and Plymouth muscle cars. A few GM and Ford models are of interest - Mercury Cougars, particularly - but for the most part, it's Mopar for me. Art

Ford? Which ones? [nt]

 By: amanico : August 11th, 2019-04:14

Exactly fifty years ago, young Dr No spent minutes on end . . .

 By: Dr No : August 11th, 2019-15:18
. . . gazing at a Mercury Cougar Boss 302 Eliminator on display in the local mall. That one was a light/medium shade of green. Yours truly was transfixed. The Cougar of that era was the diametric opposite of the 'Cuda - long and angular vs wide and curvy....  

Wow! Impressive. [nt]

 By: amanico : August 11th, 2019-22:40

Great combo Art πŸ‘Œ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 11th, 2019-02:41
I’ve had the pleasure of seeing a couple racing over the years. Great to watch ! ...  

No less than Dan Gurney raced a 'Cuda . . .

 By: Dr No : August 11th, 2019-04:03
. . . in Trans Am for a season. His team wasn't successful, but they only had one season before Chrysler execs pulled the plug on the program.

I had the great pleasure of meeting Dan ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 11th, 2019-04:17
What a legend and a gentleman. I just wish that I had the opportunity to meet Mark Donohue ...  

Mark and Dan were my teen idols. Saw Dan race once, Mark several times . . .

 By: Dr No : August 11th, 2019-15:38
. . . and winning once at a NASCAR road race held at Riverside Raceway. All gone now, including Riverside Raceway. Ah, memories . . .

We have the memories ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : August 12th, 2019-01:09
and that counts for a lot πŸ‘

Great choices dear Art!! How many nights I dreamt with those fantastic powerful Cudas in my youth!! And well... what can I say about your Omega you choose for the week end? ;)

 By: Subexplorer : August 11th, 2019-05:54
I wish you are having a wonderful week end my dear friend. Everything is doing well down here, thank you so much. Have a nice week ahead my dear friend! Abel

Now I hope that s treet machine becomes reality soon, Art 🀞🏻

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:49
A fantastic car indeed and the Omega to match πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

No wherewithal in sight to properly fund a car project, and anyways, my place has only one . . .

 By: Dr No : August 11th, 2019-15:47
. . . garage spot. But some day, there will be a ground-up Mopar project built to my specs. Hopefully sooner than later.

Dear Abel, my contribution this week. ..:) Best wishes Will.

 By: templetowers : August 11th, 2019-04:40
A nice color match the 300 SL with my FP Journe ... And more down to earth .... My VW T2 that I restored with my Breguet Tradition .... Best wishes, Will ...  

Hello Will!! Two wonderful contributions to our contest my friend!! The Mercedes a classic in the dreams of every car enthusiast...

 By: Subexplorer : August 11th, 2019-05:51
... the VW bus: so charming!! I owned one and have many great memories enjoying it with my family and specialy with my kids when they were very young. ThatΒ΄s a superb project to restore it to brand new!! Fantastic. The two watches chosen for the contest a... 

The pleasure is mine Will!! You brought

 By: Subexplorer : August 11th, 2019-07:50
Many nice memories with the VW bus! We really loved it! Cheers! Abel

Thank you Nico πŸ™ [nt]

 By: templetowers : August 11th, 2019-10:49

Sorry for the late entry...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:31
But we’re on holidays somewhere in the mountains and seeing the sheep festival was a clear priority for the kids (I am quite partial to eating them πŸ˜‰). As I have few watches with, here an archive shot of the Montblanc Rally Timer in a classic Alfa GTV. Wo...  

Unfortunately not...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:51
In spite of the design the 50mm are on the large side. Might still go for one at some point 🀞🏻

Never too late dear KM!! Glad to view your entry!!

 By: Subexplorer : August 11th, 2019-07:55
Awesome watch you show! And the Alfa is not bad option I feel!! Yes the Snowflake arrived last February. It had been haunting me for long and finally could get one. A great watch! Thank you so much for your kind comments!! Hagwe my dear friend!! Abel

One I still need to get...

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-12:57
Great theme, btw. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»

Fantastic shots as always, Abel!

 By: KMII : August 11th, 2019-06:32
Somehow didn’t know you had a Snowflake - superb choice πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»