Wrist Scan for Friday 15th: "My Favorite City with Watches" is Open Now!!

Nov 15, 2019,04:13 AM
 

Hello Friends!! As announced before the theme for this week end is: "My Favorite City with Watches".

The challenge is to post shots and tell us a few words about your favorite city in the World: It can be your home town or other city in your own Country or abroad which you have felt in love with, or a city you enjoy so much every time you return to visit.

Show us some shots of the city and of course shots of the watch/watches you had on your wrist when visiting it.

In my personal case, the City in my Heart is Paris. It is always a joy to return and walk its charming streets and meet nice friends again.

Paris is a city full of History, Heritage, and romantic corners. You view its places from different angles and they always look like a charming postcard ... a changing scennary which is different in each season or at different times of the day.

Paris never ceases of amaze me with its looks and its people.

(No need to mention it has awesome watch shops and boutiques, wonderful shops to find fountain pens and legendary cutlery shops, and of course food is great!)

I am posting a few shots of "my" Paris below.

You are kindly invited to post your pictures of the City you love and your watches in this same thread.

For our new members please note we have three categories to be judged:

Best Static Shot

Best wrist shot

Best watch of the Week (to be chosen among pictures submitted to this thread)

You may post pictures in just one, two or the three categories if you wish.

Have a beautiful week end my friends!

Abel



 





















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Thank you so much dear Nicolas! Glad you like this selection of shots! You may recognize the balcony where I took the picture of my Tudor BBay! Lol!...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-04:29
... Yes, it is time to return, I miss Paris so much ... five years have passed since my last visit... a lot of time indeed. I wish next year Cosmos will align its stars to allow to visit again. Un abrazo mi querido amigo Nicolas! Buen fin de semana! Abel.... 

Gracias mi amigo! [nt]

 
 By: nomadgiles : November 15th, 2019-04:36

Un placer amigo Giles! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-05:08

So, a few favourite city's and the odd watch:

 
 By: nomadgiles : November 15th, 2019-05:03
Edinburgh: Local breakfast 'delicacy' ;-) Scott Monument. Paris: Lisbon: Fez: Budapest: Have a great weekend, dear watch friends. Nomad ...  

Wow dear Giles! You show some wonderful places you keep in your heart. Marvelous cities to explore and to meet nice people...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-05:12
... of course having some beautiful watches like those you show on your wrist add to the joy of visiting these places! Thank you for sharing these shots with us my friend! Hagwe! Abel

Great photos Giles...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-03:58
Watches and good memories, perfect 👌 Have a great weekend.

Great shots Nomad [nt]

 
 By: aperna : November 16th, 2019-14:56

Thank you Tony! [nt]

 
 By: nomadgiles : November 18th, 2019-01:38

Here is my selection.

 
 By: amanico : November 15th, 2019-04:25
Paris and its latin quarter, where I am lucky to live: Marrakesh, where I love to spend some time. Essaouira, where I love to have a fresh break: Trieste: Venezia, a magic place... And I could go on endlessly! HAGWE, Nicolas ...  

Mil Gracias, Amigo mio. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 15th, 2019-11:03

The UN on the rooftop ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:00
One false move and 😮. Have a great weekend Nicolas.

Almost stuck it. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 16th, 2019-04:30

I love your AP shot [nt]

 
 By: aperna : November 16th, 2019-14:57

Merci, Tony. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 16th, 2019-14:59

Black Forest is the place to be

 
 By: Jad : November 15th, 2019-04:37
Triberg, Coucou Clock place, And the lovely town of Freiburg ...  

You captured the feel of Freiburg very well...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:02
Thanks for joining us this weekend.

With pleasure

 
 By: Jad : November 16th, 2019-05:17
I am always there but cannot always actively participate.

Thank you Volker for sharing these great shots. Awesome watches you choose for your visits to Milano, such a wonderful city indeed...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-05:22
... I was very fortunate to visit several times as I had a niece and her husband living there. I enjoyed so much every visit! I look forward to return soon! Hagwe my friend! Abel

Many thanks for your kind words, Abel.

 
 By: Pretty Boy : November 15th, 2019-05:33
Same to you, my friend!

Thanks, my friend!

 
 By: Pretty Boy : November 15th, 2019-11:05
So it could well be that I will be back there before you. 😉

🎉🙏🥂 [nt]

 
 By: Pretty Boy : November 16th, 2019-15:27

Hi Volker ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:03
Stunning shots of Milan with your beautiful watches.... quality 👌. Hope that you are having a great weekend.

Thanks, Cpt. Same to you. [nt]

 
 By: Pretty Boy : November 16th, 2019-15:27

Thanks 🥂 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-15:57

Your VC shot is tops [nt]

 
 By: aperna : November 16th, 2019-14:58

Cheers! [nt]

 
 By: Pretty Boy : November 16th, 2019-15:27

Sorry, o watch picture, but here is one of my favorite cities.

 
 By: Thomas_3 : November 15th, 2019-06:26
Denver, Colorado. I could be happy with any watch there. Maybe no watch at all, no probably not !

Thank you Thomas!! Can you share some pictures of Denver? I can feel your love for this city...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-07:54
... I had a good old friend who spend some years living there several decades ago and always spoke marvels about that place. You may participate with some watch shots you´d like to take with you in a visit to your beloved city! Hagwe! Abel

Paris: City of light

 
 By: Bobbe : November 15th, 2019-07:40
I love Paris because of its history, romantic feeling, art, culture, restaurants. And also because of all the watch boutiques. The first time I came to Paris was in '78 with my parents and brother and sister, last time in may with my daughter and planning...  

How nice to share the love for Paris Bobbe! Some lovely pictures you show with us! ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-07:59
... You describe with exact words the charm of this marvelous city. Thank you for your participation! Hagwe! Abel

My pleasure! [nt]

 
 By: Bobbe : November 15th, 2019-09:43

With pleasure! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 15th, 2019-13:40

Lol! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-12:39

:))) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 15th, 2019-13:41

Great shots of Paris Bobbe...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:08
Especially the the one of you and your daughter under that scaffolding. ;-)) Have a great weekend.

Thanks Abel for another great theme this week! A city at the very top of my list of world's favorites is of course Venezia, so let me pay her a symbolic tribute in these difficult days..:-)

 
 By: FabR : November 15th, 2019-09:11
Here's my friends a brief selection of watch-related pics during my latest visit to this wonderful Italian city! Get back in great shape soon! Cheers. Let's start with an aperitivo, so we can't go wrong An unusual vintage Patek that I spotted at a cute lo...  

Thank you so much Fab for your awesome report and tribute to Venezia! You always do it with style and great taste my friend! I join you in your good wishes for this most Magnificent...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-12:47
... and Magical city which I had the good fortune of visiting a couple of times. I always enjoy the charm of this City so much and look forward to return soon. Great shots as usual and great watches, presents and souvenirs you share here with us! Have a s... 

That’s a great vintage Patek Fab !...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:11
Did you manage to get it ?

🙏🙏😉 [nt]

 
 By: FabR : November 16th, 2019-16:44

Tremendous photos Abel...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 15th, 2019-09:46
Reverso “Red” looks great with the scaffolding in the background. ;-)) ... and that’s a Panerai with special memories if I’m not mistaken. Have a great weekend !

Ha ha ha!! Ahh yes! That Reverso Red shot! Lol! Thanks a lot dear Captain! Glad you like the watches and places... Yes, that MM Panerai shot was taken with the taxi...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-12:51
... loaded with our luggage and ready to go to the airport for our returning flight! You know the story! Lol! Have a nice week end my friend! Cheers! Abel

Paris weather was too good today i decided old pic is better for WS...

 
 By: maverickmahesh : November 15th, 2019-10:32
Best, Mahesh., ...  

Great shots Mahesh!! You are very lucky to be in my beloved City! And I´m lucky many friends here share the love for this City and are posting so many wonderful shots...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-12:56
The Nomos you show is my favorite model of this brand. Very nice with those red hands in contrast with the very clear to read dial. The F.P. Journe ... sublime! I adore this brand! Have a nice week end my friend! Abel.

Merci Abel

 
 By: maverickmahesh : November 15th, 2019-18:37
I’m impressed with Nomos - at that price point it is too good value

I meant the reverse mon amis... [nt]

 
 By: maverickmahesh : November 15th, 2019-18:37

Cool shots Mahesh ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:12
Especially the last one. Hope you are having a great weekend.

Two favorites

 
 By: descartes1 : November 15th, 2019-11:51
One for vacation - Capri (with a Rolex 16610) And one for business/pleasure- Zurich (with Rolex 116710) ...  

Two stunning shots Descartes!! Thank you so much! ... Superb wrist shot of a Submariner against that beautiful blue sea as background !! Lovely! And a great shot of your black ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-13:00
... ceramic bezel GMT as well! Beautiful places and great watches... a superb combination! Hagwe! Abel

Beautiful Capri shot 👌...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:14
and your Sub looks a perfect companion. Thanks for joining us this weekend.

2very nice shots [nt]

 
 By: aperna : November 16th, 2019-15:02

My fav city is still my place of birth

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : November 15th, 2019-12:57
Amsterdam Another pic from Amsterdam My second home . Marbella spain ...  

Thank you so much Watchonthewrist! What a beautiful city Amsterdam!. I had the pleasure of visiting several times and find it so charming and interesting place...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 15th, 2019-13:07
Great scenary to shoot your magnificent Gronefeld! I love places by the sea so I feel I would love to visit Marbella some day. Your S.U.F. is an awesome timepiece for sure! Thank you for participating my friend! Hagwe! Abel.

Puerto Banus! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 15th, 2019-13:42

Great to see a S.U.F on WristScan 👌

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:17
Great to have you joining in this weekend.

Dutch in Dutch

 
 By: Jurry : November 17th, 2019-05:33
I love it En bovendien is en blijft het een mega gave stad

Dat geloof ik graag 😉 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : November 18th, 2019-07:43

Geen regen en geen belasting

 
 By: Jurry : November 18th, 2019-08:22
Als je hier €1.000 verdiend houd je €1.000 in je zak Als je voor project extra personeel nodig hebt dan neem je ze aan, als project is afgelopen zet je ze er weer uit Als personeel ziek is dan eerste 10 dagen moet je 100% betalen Volgende 30 dagen betaal ... 

Heb het een en ander al wel gehoord daarover , maar dit is weer wat extra info 😉

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : November 18th, 2019-11:40
Ben er eerlijk gezegd nog niet geweest maar het staat zeker op mijn lijstje om binnenkort te doen .

An Embarrasemnt of Riches

 
 By: Uncle Chico : November 15th, 2019-15:00
I have never been to a city that was not memorable and rewarding but it logically follows that if there was a city I preferred over the one where I live, I would move there. So for that reason I chose my current residence, Heidelberg. The watch I chose is...  

That’s certainly thinking outside the box...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:19
Thanks for posting something different.

Thank you for your participation Uncle Chico! I love the Type XX much! Those are great shots with the antique maps as background. Understand what you say about the cities we ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-06:30
... visit. All are interesting but some leave a deep and special imprint in our souls and hearts. I imagine Heidelberg must be a wonderful place and I would love to visit some day. Hagwe! Abel

Mmmm tricky decision to pick fav. city...

 
 By: Tim Jackson : November 15th, 2019-17:30
Cities by the water are my fav. Not sure if I could pick between these two... Current big city San Diego, this pic from Nov 18th last year. My previous little big city, SF which has my heart for so many reasons. Pic June last year. HAGWE All, Tim ...  

Two good shots Tim...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:21
I love the ambient light in the first photo. Have a great weekend.

Thanks Capt.! [nt]

 
 By: Tim Jackson : November 16th, 2019-12:07

My pleasure Tim 🥂 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-15:59

Thank you Tim! I share with you the fondness for places near or by the sea. Both cities you mention and show are wonderful places for many reasons. Regret to say...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-06:35
... my own city is by a river not sea. But enjoy so much when visiting places by the sea on my holidays. Two Beautiful shots and watch. I feel watch on first shot deserves another picture showing its beauty! Can you tell us the brand/model please? Hagwe T... 

Hi Abel, river cities can be stunning too...

 
 By: Tim Jackson : November 16th, 2019-12:18
The watch is my Kudoke1 in steel: ...  

Absolutely agree Tim! As a matter of fact ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-18:48
... Paris is a river city among many other stunning citirs of the World. I just meant I love the sea and Buenos Aires is far from it and I would have rather preferred a blue sea instead of our brown colored river waters. I was right in saying your watch d... 

Great pics my friend .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : November 17th, 2019-00:39
Such a joy to look at pictures from a great watch in a beautiful place .

Kind words, thank you! [nt]

 
 By: Tim Jackson : November 17th, 2019-12:23

Wrist scan, literally

 
 By: Boris : November 16th, 2019-00:02
Small fracture on the left wrist from falling on my running forehand, trying to emulate Djokovic, resulting in X-rays and MRI. Not really bad, I am already back to playing. My favorite cities are Singapore and Hong Kong, but I will go with HK with my trad...  

Wow Boris, that sounds painful but...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-04:23
It could have been so much worse.... New balls please ! ...  

Ouch! Lol! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-06:42

Haha 😮 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-16:10

Brings Back Memories

 
 By: Uncle Chico : November 16th, 2019-05:38
The Sea Palace 1987. ...  

That picture is awesome

 
 By: Boris : November 16th, 2019-06:20
Thanks for sharing

Top! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 16th, 2019-06:28

Hello Boris! Thank you so much for sharing your watch and stunning shots here! Glad to know your injure was not serious and you are back playing.

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-06:41
The DJ is a true classic and very elegant on the Jubilee bracelet. I wear my watches on right hand from time to time for a change. The easylink Rolex system is truly superb. Last shot is absolutely stunning!! What a wonderful place! I wish to be able to v... 

My favorite city . . .

 
 By: Dr No : November 16th, 2019-10:42
. . . barely qualifies as a town. Sunset Beach, California, is the one-and-a-half mile seaward side of Pacific Coast Highway between Seal Beach to the north and Huntington Beach to the east and south. It was until recently an independent community, but ab...  

Your reservation at the bar . . .

 
 By: Dr No : November 16th, 2019-10:59
. . . is confirmed. Come any time, Nicolas! ;-)

:)))) Thank you, Art. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 16th, 2019-11:10

That looks like the place I’d love to live!! Incredible Sunsets you...

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-11:10
... must enjoy viewing the sea. An ideal place for some fabulous wrist shots!! I wish I will visit you some day your place dear Art!! Great shots !! Abel

When you visit, Abel, we'll spend a whole day there! . . .

 
 By: Dr No : November 16th, 2019-11:27
. . . just let me know when you're coming. Maybe you can coordinate with Nicolas. That would be quite an event.

I take your word dear Art!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-18:39
I was just listening The Mammas and the Pappas old themes and I viewed your shots in my mind! Guess it is the best background music to view yiour pictures!! To visit you with Nico? Oh yeah! That would be quite an event!! Hagwe! Abel

Looks great [nt]

 
 By: Jurry : November 17th, 2019-05:36

A London Boy ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 16th, 2019-12:55
‘A London boy, oh a London boy, your flashy clothes are your pride and joy, a London boy, a London boy, you're crying out loud that you're a London boy.’ – David Bowie ...  

Great shots with hints of London dear Captain!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 16th, 2019-18:41
I almost can listen Bowie singing behind! Fabulous city! How not to love it? Hagwe my friend Abel

Thank you Abel 😉 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 17th, 2019-09:37

Great pics . I do love London a lot [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : November 17th, 2019-00:34

Have to go give it to Sockholm

 
 By: Tegis : November 17th, 2019-00:00
Never technically lived in it but but closer to the city centre then whats actually part of it for most parts of my life. ...  

Please allow me to have another entry

 
 By: Jad : November 17th, 2019-01:38
Guess where?? Cheers ...  

Berlin? [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 17th, 2019-01:43

higher resolution image

 
 By: Jad : November 17th, 2019-04:10
...  

Bethlehem? [nt]

 
 By: Uncle Chico : November 17th, 2019-04:39

Beirut? [nt]

 
 By: amanico : November 17th, 2019-08:20

Thanks for your nice comment

 
 By: Jad : November 17th, 2019-04:43
As exotic as this place would be, so many people relate to it world wide, 😀

Lovely day in the City of London

 
 By: YousefJ : November 17th, 2019-05:04
I hope my entry is not too late ...  

Just in time 👍...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 17th, 2019-09:36
Thanks for joining us.

Beautiful pictures

 
 By: Jurry : November 17th, 2019-05:31
Somehow I’m not surprised you live in the quartier Latin

Seems at first to be theme: "Pictures in Paris"

 
 By: cazalea : November 17th, 2019-06:50
So how about some irreplaceable photos first No watch but just because I took this ... This appears to be in Brussels Taxco, the silver city in Mexico Tallin, Estonia -- one of the Pateks of Dr Kol (Kari) Lahaina on Maui, Hawaii Diamond Head in Honolulu o...  

Some good photos Mike, especially...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 17th, 2019-07:19
The Arc de scaffolding

Thank you!! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : November 19th, 2019-04:33

Kuala Lumpur

 
 By: Dave G : November 22nd, 2019-07:12
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