WristScan - “Be Different”.... Now Open ! ....

Jan 02, 2020,07:07 AM

3rd December 2020

It’s the first WS of a new year and new decade so my plan is to do a ,, Be Different ,, theme
A few members know about my love for ,, different ,, or for some ,,odd,,looking watches

With different i mean :
Different case designs
Different dial designs
Different way of time telling
Etc etc

I would love to see if you have any watch or watches in your collection that looks,, different ,,
You can share them with us from Friday the 3rd of Januari at 12.00 gmt and it will end on Sunday 5th at 17.00 gmt where the Judges will pick the winners .

Here a few of my ,,odd or different ,,looking watches

Have fun and i am looking forward to see your entries 🤗
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That is a great theme. I will have a look at what I have.

 By: ChristianDK : January 2nd, 2020-08:12
You have to show me the RR watch one day. I think it is a lot of fun (and different )

We love a good challenge at WristScan ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 2nd, 2020-08:28
And this should be an interesting weekend 😉

Cool! [nt]

 By: brauner : January 2nd, 2020-09:22

I'll have to post my entire collection...

 By: jporos : January 2nd, 2020-10:36
should be fun!

LOL!!! [nt]

 By: amanico : January 2nd, 2020-10:40

Please do!! 😀 [nt]

 By: NickO : January 2nd, 2020-16:46

May I suggest something bulky...

 By: Ludi : January 3rd, 2020-04:37
... not for everyone wrist I reckon ^^ And as a bonus, the restoration of this actual watch made by request of its former owner : Best regards ...  

Indeed, but Aquadive were the first to patent the depht gauge ;)

 By: Ludi : January 3rd, 2020-04:47
US patent 3377860 (with my SM 300 aside) ...  

Eeeeeerrrr. 1964: Nivada, 1966 Favre Leuba.

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-04:57
Nivada Depthomatic from 1964: Favre Leuba Bathy 50, from 1966: ...  

Well, I must be wrong then

 By: Ludi : January 3rd, 2020-05:09
... thanks for educating me Best regards ^^

The Aqua Dive is an awesome watch with a big presence on the wrist no doubt. It was interesting to view the article you show about this watch. Jack McKenney was a pioneer diver and writer...

 By: Subexplorer : January 4th, 2020-14:44
... and the Skin Diver Magazine a pioneer publication as well. I subscribed it for many many years in the 1960's through 80's. Great post Ludi ! Cheers! Abel

Ok, ok, let's go then.

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-04:54

I was expecting the Freak my friend . That watch screams ,, different,, imo 🤗

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-05:41
But please tel me more about this JLC I do like this one a lot ...  

JLC Cal 906 Chronometer Ref 24000-42.

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-06:01
Here the Cal 906: ...  

Love that case design and dial .

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-13:18
Bit surprised about that date window . I thought it wasn’t your fav complication 😉

The original Freak !....

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:10
Becoming a modern classic.

Yes, definitely. [nt]

 By: amanico : January 4th, 2020-07:44

Merci, Seeks! [nt]

 By: amanico : January 4th, 2020-23:53

That 906 - superb! :-) [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-08:01

Some differences

 By: brauner : January 3rd, 2020-05:40
DB and CyS ...  

Was hoping you would bring in the DB . Such a great and cool watch imho

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-05:44
But same goes for your CyS . Great entries 👌🏻

Thank you [nt]

 By: brauner : January 5th, 2020-04:15

My pleasure Brauner! [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : January 5th, 2020-05:16

Very stylish 👌 [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:10

Thanks [nt]

 By: brauner : January 5th, 2020-04:15

superb choices for this week's theme my friend!

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:18
love the dial on the DB !

Like a sun [nt]

 By: brauner : January 5th, 2020-04:15

Different dials and case shapes ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 3rd, 2020-05:43
Are an important part of our passion for collecting watches. ...  

Absolute agree with your words my friend .

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-05:52
The Monaco has and still is my fav from the brand and i love that cushion shaped Panerai . Please tell me more about your first pic please !

It’s by VC&A ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 3rd, 2020-11:06
Space traveler.

Very interesting watch my friend . Never seen before.

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-11:37
Do you have other pics for me 🤗

Yes ;-) [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 3rd, 2020-10:58

Wow Captain!! Your first shot shows some Different watch!! It surely deserves more pictures, and if you forgive my ignorance, which is the brand?...

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-12:03
... I feel Jules Verne would have loved it!! Dial reminds me an illustration from an early edition of his book "From the Earth to the Moon"!! Fantastic! Hagwe my friend! Abel

Thank you Abel ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:13
The dial design is an interpretation of the early ideas of space travel.

Yes, I will have to do that ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-04:21
Along with a few others 😉

excellent selection Capt'n !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:19
Love the blue dial Monaco especially ! warmest regards

Thank you Seeks ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-04:17
Every collection should have one..... eventually 😉

A Swatch powered by quartz and designed by Pigcasso

 By: Tyo : January 3rd, 2020-05:51
It’s enough different ? ...  

Absolutely 😉

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-05:59
There are some amazing swatch designs that i like a lot . Here is one of mine 😆 ...  

Yes you don’t know her?

 By: Tyo : January 3rd, 2020-06:25

😮 [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 3rd, 2020-10:59

What great fun 😉 [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:13

Pigcasso??? :) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-06:12

That’s great fun. [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:13

I would buy a Swatch with an Arthur Sarnoff dial . . .

 By: Dr No : January 4th, 2020-16:57
. . . in a heartbeat. ...  

I wonder why... ;) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 4th, 2020-16:57

Welcome to the Host Team Watchonthewrist!! You start with a very challenging theme for our first WS of the Year 2020!...

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-06:32
... and you show some "different" time pieces here which won´t be easy to surpass! I´m waiting for a Tudor P01 for some time now. I was promised it would arrive in December but it did not. Now I hope January or more probably February will. I´ll digg in my... 

Thank you so much for your kind words my friend .

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-06:42
I hope to see many ,,different,, or even Odd timepieces this weekend 🤗 Looking forward to see your entries 😉

Ha ha ha!! You know Dexter so well! [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-09:41
No message body

Jajaja! [nt]

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-13:37

:))) [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-13:42

Not just a different moon phase

 By: Watchmatician : January 3rd, 2020-06:52
Hermès Archean L’Heure De La Lune Aventurine dial ...  

Very poetic. [nt]

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-06:56

Sign me up for this Hermes !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:20
great choice. warmest regards

Here is my collection...

 By: jporos : January 3rd, 2020-07:08
HAGWE! ...  

All great entries. 👌🏻

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-07:26
That Lip looks so cool

The Lip is very different

 By: brauner : January 3rd, 2020-08:22
Like the Manatee too

Hello my dear friend Watchonthewrist. Will play with these watches this week end...

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-07:14
Jean D´Eve Sectora... I bought this watch about twenty or more years ago... When I didn´t even dream with being a watch collector some day! Now residing in the watch box of Mrs. Subexplorer. Now the authentic James Bond Watch by Moeris. Note the special r...  

Ha ha ha!! Sorry I had a little problem with posting pictures. Now I could arrange that.

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-07:30
Hope these five watches cover your expectations from Dexter! Lol! Un abrazo amigo mio! Abel

For sure! :) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-07:33

Amazing entries my friend 😱

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-07:32
That Jean D´Eve Sectora looks amazing . That case design is def something different and i really like retrograde watches . the Moeris looks very interesting, never seen that one before ! Great case and 007 is so cool 😎 .Your PAM is Huge 😳. Will be though ... 

Thank you so much dear friend Watchonthewrist for your kind comments on my watches...

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-08:05
... it is always a big pleasure to participate. The Big Egiziano is a collection piece for a true Panerai fan with a strong historical connection. I´m very happy to own it and it is a joy for me to wind it from time to time and to view it as a Desk Clock ... 

😁 lol .

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-12:54
Have a amazing weekend too ( can you check your PM please) 🤗

Thank you so much dear Tony!! Appreciate so much your always so kind comments!!

 By: Subexplorer : January 3rd, 2020-19:40
Its a pleasure to share these pieces here! Hagwe my dear friend!! Abel

Incredibly diverse selection of watches ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:17
I love the Heuer Calculator and the impressive Panerai Egiziano !

No Wristcan is complete without dear Abel's selections !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:24
You have a sharp eye for adding such eclectic designs into your collection ! Love these ! Warmest regards

Hope this qualifies. :)

 By: fernando : January 3rd, 2020-07:33
cheers fernando ...  

Easy Peasy! :))) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-07:35

A frog? [nt]

 By: brauner : January 3rd, 2020-08:23
Looks like one😁

This could well be the definition of 'different' !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:25
Have a great sunday my friend Warmest regards

Vive La Difference!

 By: NickO : January 3rd, 2020-08:32
You know, the concept of "Different" is relative - it depends entirely on the basis of what you are comparing it to. Here are my most-frequently-worn watches. To me, these watches represent "Normal" - different to me would be a Patek Calatrava, LOL! But I...  

I like the box [nt]

 By: brauner : January 3rd, 2020-10:21
Never saw three DB at one place.

Love the collection, NickO! [nt]

 By: Brandon Skinner : January 3rd, 2020-10:43

Wow wow wow 😱

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-11:43
What can i say more about your box of amazing watches. I hoped to see some of these here but so much in one place . I like your style a lot 😉

Amazing collection!

 By: Tim Jackson : January 3rd, 2020-18:43
Huge Congrats on your eclectic and daring taste. Thank you for sharing, Cheers, Tim

One of my most beloved watches is different indeed

 By: erone : January 3rd, 2020-08:54
...showed it around to some of you at the last Paris GTG, but it narrowly lost against the Rexhep Rexhepis, Laurent Ferriers and F.P. Journes of this world. Well, here is another try It even has two time zones ...  

I love whatever that is! [nt]

 By: Brandon Skinner : January 3rd, 2020-10:42

I must have missed that one at the GTG 🤔

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-11:46
To bad but glad you show it here my friend. Great entry

What a design !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:28
Would you kindly share details on this watch? Warmest regards

I’ll gladly share some additional information about that specific watch.

 By: erone : January 5th, 2020-04:29
Evidently, this is a watch that by its specifications usually would NOT be posted at WPS – except in this special case, where the WristScan theme is “be different”. And different it is indeed, compared to our usual objects of desire. Some technical charac... 

Many thanks for taking the time to write these details!

 By: Seeks : January 5th, 2020-07:16
I like your points, and the 3rd one is on point - certainly brought a smile to my face 😄 I will watch out for this brand ! Best regards

Two "shaped" watches

 By: Brandon Skinner : January 3rd, 2020-10:41
Both great for entirely different reasons and in entirely different price points! ...  

A couple more..

 By: Brandon Skinner : January 3rd, 2020-10:54
A very different winding mechanism And everything looks different here🖖 ...  

Absolute stunning DB . [nt]

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-11:50


 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:04
Love those lugs ... amongst all the other beautiful components 👌

that DB... work of art !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:30
Warmest regards

Great D

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-11:49
This UR is one high on my wishlist and something i had in mind when thinking about this weeks theme 🤗


 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:05

Engine One...

 By: p.boxster : January 3rd, 2020-11:01
..- Tourbillon ...  

One great looking Chopard

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 3rd, 2020-11:52
One I don’t see that much here . Very interesting and thanks for your entry

Very interesting Chopard [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:03

Nomos ?

 By: jml_watches : January 3rd, 2020-13:18
Hi My different watch is my Nomos Tangente A mere 35mm of watch, bought when the stampede to larger watches was at its peak. Not only for that, but at the time Nomos were very niche & where I bought it from was about as far away from a normal watch shop a...  

Not a bad choice! [nt]

 By: amanico : January 3rd, 2020-13:40

Challenge accepted

 By: EinPa : January 3rd, 2020-16:10

Design extravaganza ....

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-04:04
And all the better for it 👍

That it is [nt]

 By: EinPa : January 4th, 2020-15:46

Enjoy it so much! [nt]

 By: Subexplorer : January 5th, 2020-05:33

This beautiful watch for its amazing

 By: timerider : January 3rd, 2020-18:01
symmetry, the hands being a bit unusual. Nicolas may remember this one😎. ...  

Like you said those hands doesn’t seems to fit the style of the watch imo

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 4th, 2020-00:37
Well played. Indeed different

Thanks Abel! The case really is sublime and

 By: timerider : January 5th, 2020-01:42
the Platinum gives it that extra gravity I find intoxicating. Best, Tim

Great theme...

 By: Tim Jackson : January 3rd, 2020-18:51
DIFFERENT... Why this one might ask, well it's the only one ever made in platinum. No question here! Pretty sure this qualifies ;-) I know this does! Excellent topic Watchonthewrist! HAGWE All, Cheers, Tim Almost forget to add this submission! 1971 UN Fas...  

I like the Silberstein most

 By: brauner : January 3rd, 2020-22:00
But I dont know the last one

I didn't expect anything less from you dear Tim 😉

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 4th, 2020-00:49
I think (i know) we have similar taste . I love all your entries a lot . Beautiful PSM , amazing AS and a true grail VH . Your last pic the UN is a huge surprise, never seen this one before. Thanks for participating and wish you a great weekend.

Great lineup Tim ..

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-03:56
Silverstein chronograph to the VH, variety that’s the spice of life !

Great line up! [nt]

 By: aperna : January 4th, 2020-15:12

Love the UN! [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-08:08

Excellent entries. Exactly the watches i was hoping to see this weekend 🤗

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 4th, 2020-00:59
Love that gold UR103 and the Freak is a watch i had in mind when thinking about the theme .Love the LeCoultre but don’t know anything about the watch on the first picture ! Thanks 🙏🏻

Thks my friend..as for the MIMO....

 By: S F : January 4th, 2020-05:17
there isn't much info available.. Crown Comfort wrote about MIMO which was owned by a German who later took over GP. The MIMO brand was supposed to be for the European markets while GP focused on N. America.  And Hardy and Hayes Co was a jeweler in Pittsb... 

Freak Out !...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-03:52
Great looking UN offering something genuinely different. Your UR103 is becoming modern classic.

They just keep playing with this ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 4th, 2020-05:19
Original design theme, it’s great 👍

Lovely JLC! [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-08:08

Some older case & dial designs:

 By: nomadgiles : January 4th, 2020-05:19
Elliptical: 'C' case: Bullseye: Some have weathered the decades fashions, some less so & some have been reinvented. Would like to see a modern C case offering though (in a non diver style). Cheers, Giles ...  

Great selection of ,, different,, style and designs. Amazing Omega,s and beautiful GP etc

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 4th, 2020-06:33
Well played my friend. Thanks for joining this WS 🤗

Thanks WOTW! [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-07:48

Merci mon ami! [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-07:48

Wonderful collection you share with us Giles. I'm also fond of the so called C cases. I own a couple of Omega Constellations with this type of case and find them so charming!

 By: Subexplorer : January 4th, 2020-14:15
It would be interesting to have a modern offering with that classic shape. I feel Hamilton has recently offered a re issue of one of their vintage models with a C case. I like that Hamilton very much. Hagwe! Abel

Yes - the 'C' case Omega Constilations and Cosmics are lovely

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-07:58
The Doxa is indeed a lovely C case too - and one of the few divers I'd really like to own. Will check out the Hamilton, thanks. Los mejores deseos

Agree with your comments and models you mention dear Giles! Yes, a Doxa would be a great addition to your collection...

 By: Subexplorer : January 5th, 2020-10:39
... and the Hamilton I referred is the Pilots Pioneer Mechanical. Need to see it in the metal. (photo below) Looks very interesting. Mis mejores deseos para ti tambien amigo!! Abel ...  

Good looking photos ....

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-04:49
I agree with you about a modern version of the “C” case.

Thanks Captain! [nt]

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-07:59

My pleasure. [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-09:44

Really love your collection, Giles!

 By: jporos : January 5th, 2020-06:20
Are they mostly from the 1970's?

Thanks John! Yes mostly made in 70's.

 By: nomadgiles : January 5th, 2020-07:46
The fume HF and alarm GP's and blue dial dynamic are late 60's. The Zodiac is in their '76 catalogue. The UN is 1974 and Bullseye Omega and GP 1973. I seem to like straight hands and no numbered indices - in fact the only departure on numbers / straight h...  

Two different divers

 By: brauner : January 4th, 2020-06:46
ZRC and RM. ...  

Indeed Very ,,Different,, watches .

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 4th, 2020-07:50
I do like these round RMs , very cool imo

The RM is an incredible looking watch ...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-04:46
Very cool 😎

Karrees . . .

 By: Dr No : January 4th, 2020-18:14
. . . are kinda different. Flightmasters, too. ;-) ...  

Yup, they are indeed !

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-23:44
Nice shots of two special watches, art. HAGWE!

That GO and Omega are indeed very different but also very cool imho

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 5th, 2020-00:33
Thanks for joining us Dr No 🤗

The Flightmaster is a very cool watch...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-04:44
I love the design.

Fantastic theme, Ron

 By: Seeks : January 4th, 2020-22:45
Your Konstantin Chaykin is truly cool! Looking at my watches, I guess these are a little different from the rest! many thanks for taking the time to host! best regards ...  

Those Swatches and that Gshock are indeed very cool and different but

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 5th, 2020-00:38
that Cartier is amazing imho 👌🏻 so beautiful And thanks for the kind words

many thanks dear Ron !

 By: Seeks : January 5th, 2020-02:15

yes you are right.. from the Collection Privée Cartier Paris (CPCP)

 By: Seeks : January 5th, 2020-02:13
I took some photos about a year ago... Have a great weekend my friend

You too [nt]

 By: brauner : January 5th, 2020-04:19

Sorry, totally forgot my paper watch

 By: brauner : January 5th, 2020-04:24
With do it yourself design. Whatever you like. ...  

Wow ... that’s insane 😮

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 5th, 2020-04:41
But very cool !

That's cool! [nt]

 By: Brandon Skinner : January 5th, 2020-07:34

Totally original! [nt]

 By: amanico : January 5th, 2020-08:50

Here's my weird piece - Urwerk 101

 By: Francis5 : January 5th, 2020-08:49
With its case shaped like the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars, the 101 was the first watch created by the company, with the orbiting hours and minutes indication, inspired by 16th century Italian night clocks made for the Pope. It relies on a carrousel d...  

Wow safe the best for last 😱

 By: Watchonthewrist : January 5th, 2020-08:58
I love this Urwerk and its also a very important one for the brand . Definitely different.