WristScan December 28 Starts Now - Theme: "The Best of 2018"!

Dec 27, 2018,06:55 AM
 

Let's start our last WristScan of this year!

Please come and share your "The Best of 2018"!

"The Best" is of course open for interpretation, as long as it's watch related.


I will start with my "best catch of 2018" - Rolex 14060M LGF!
A great modern beater with a vintage look.
smile





Best
Blomman

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Very cool shot, Blomman!

 
 By: KMII : December 27th, 2018-07:02
Now let’s see what to contribute... Decided on the P15. While not a new addition, it’s gotten a good share of wrist time, it’s versatile, a community watch and boasts a historically significant, fast beat movement. 😊 ...  

Great reasoning and watch, KM! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:32

The P15. Been a while. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:22

Still like it a lot 😊

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-07:24
Even if it’s far from the newest or latest 👍🏻

Hear hear. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:44

Thanks a lot for the kind words, Abel!

 
 By: KMII : December 27th, 2018-10:53
A great 2019 to you, too 👍🏻

Thanks, CC! [nt]

 
 By: KMII : December 27th, 2018-10:54

Good choice, K. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 27th, 2018-12:38

I know you like this one, Nico 😊

 
 By: KMII : December 27th, 2018-13:03
Thanks!

A lot! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 27th, 2018-13:05

Happy NY mate!!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:41
Best to you and yours in 2019

Thanks, D!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-07:22
Likewise 👍🏻

Well...

 
 By: Mr Green : December 27th, 2018-07:13
you know...I'm helpless here...I just don't know whatyagonnado LGF is catch of year for me as well but since is festive season some gold is due... There he is The nutcracker Let sun shine on us next year Thanks to blomman for perfect WS year execution. Ch...  

Two great catches of 2018 for you, my friend!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:34
The LGF and the Tony! Best Blomman

He should! ;) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-10:20

Wonderful shots dear D! The YG DD ... I was expecting to view that! It has good reasons to stand among The Best of 2018!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 27th, 2018-08:26
I wish you and your beloved ones a wonderful New Year 2019 with much Peace and tons of Good Health! Cheers! Abel

Dear Abel all the best in 2019 to you and family

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:43
Health and love above all. Yours D

There goes our GP, Zenith, Longines, Eterna fan....

 
 By: crown comfort : December 27th, 2018-09:36
it's all Rolex from now on. I understand you

Enicar and Olma :)

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:44
Well it's good to be a king

I've been corrupted :)) [nt]

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:44

Superbly said and exactly what I was thinking other day...

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:09
no matter how much you look at it you can never get tired of it! Cheers D

You're insufferable.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:22
I predict Tony only, pinky ring and velour tracksuit.

Absolutely. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 31st, 2018-03:46
Keep your friends close, your enemies...

Not your wrist movements? 😉

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-10:27
First Rolex Solar 😂 Joking aside it fits you and is certainly a great piece 👍🏻

Catches of 2018.....

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 27th, 2018-07:16
I see three to mention, but two of them are for family rather than personal........which leaves me with the ONE. No....not the 5650G as that camein 2017. The LGF is my winner for 2018 ...  

Damn it, you have great taste. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 27th, 2018-07:22

My wife tells me that too. [nt]

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 27th, 2018-07:44

LOL!! [nt]

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:46

Should we talk about her taste, then? [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:23

Correction: fur-lined camo Crocs.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:43
So, her taste is exquisite, obviously.

That is a great addition for you!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:36
LGF, work for all occasions! Best Blomman

You certainly started something there...Firestarter.

 
 By: crown comfort : December 27th, 2018-09:37
but it had to be this one.

A Long F Roll Call? [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 27th, 2018-12:40

Last of the great!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:45
Cheers D

The Best?

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 27th, 2018-07:25
My best and only catch in 2018 was... The might LGF, what else. HAGWE. ...  

Yes, 2018 was a very slow year for me as well...

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:37
But the highlight is the same! Best Blomman

LOL! Still miss the stickers...! [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-10:21

🤦🏻‍♂️

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 27th, 2018-10:28
So sooner or later we will find out you have bought the sticker factory inventory at a bankruptcy auction...

You can have them. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:23

I took them off.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 27th, 2018-10:32
Don't care about them.

;) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-02:11

Apparently.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 27th, 2018-14:24
Are you joining?

Shake'n'bake bro!! [nt]

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:46

Always. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:43

One more for the LGFs - roll call? 😉

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:41
Congratulations, Zabreg - wonder where the journey goes from here?

You also have great taste. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 27th, 2018-07:26

Thank you! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:37

True Fireworks, my friend

 
 By: crown comfort : December 27th, 2018-07:32
what a shot! Let me think what I can find....

Very curious what you will pick...

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:38
Since you had a very productive year! Thank you, my friend! Best Blomman

5513 from my vintage

 
 By: HK852 : December 27th, 2018-07:37
Very easy to choose, my b’day gift, from my birth year. Picture says it all. ...  

Great chocie! :)

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-07:40
Belated happy bday! Looks fantastic! Best Blomman

Thank you !!! [n.t] [nt]

 
 By: HK852 : December 28th, 2018-02:16

Thanks! [n.t] [nt]

 
 By: HK852 : December 28th, 2018-02:15

Yes pucture says it all [nt]

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:49

Real nice example.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:24
This is turning into a Rolex fest.

Can imagine this one get a lot of wrist time!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-08:11
Absolutely stunning dial! Best Blomman

Damn you, now it's in my head. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:25

Gorgeous.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:25
And lovely in that warm R metal.

Replacement?

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:43
I’d say this would have a place in your collection even if new ones get added to it - great watch 👍🏻

Let me join with...

 
 By: shortys home : December 27th, 2018-07:50
...my best wishes to all of you and your loved ones for a healthy and peaceful 2019, may it contain many precious moments that stay in your memory forever. When it comes to my personal best of 2018, I think my choices will not be big surprise 😉 The one wa...  

Two great choices, Henrik!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-08:12
Wish you and yours all the best for 2019! Best Blomman

Thanks a lot! [nt]

 
 By: shortys home : December 29th, 2018-07:06

My pleasure dear friend! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 29th, 2018-15:36

:)))))) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 29th, 2018-08:40

Thx my friend! [nt]

 
 By: shortys home : December 29th, 2018-07:08

Even the name of that tourbillion is an impressive

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:52
True eye catcher Cheers D

Same here dear Henrik [nt]

 
 By: Mr Green : December 29th, 2018-14:17

Henrik, your photos of the Breguet are another level. Another planet.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:27
But the Blancpain is something else. I love it.

Thanks a lot, my dear friend! [nt]

 
 By: shortys home : December 29th, 2018-07:09

Not surprising yet still great, Henrik!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:44
All the best to you and your family in 2019! 👍🏻

Great and stunning opening shot my dear friend Blomman!

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 27th, 2018-07:56
That Long F Sub is a superb catch! You were very lucky to find this rare variant!! I did deveral interesting catches this year. Will post here four which I feel are the most important among them... the Best of 2018 I feel. Have a great New Year 2019 with ...  

4 Aces, dear Abel!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-08:14
What a great watch year you had! Wishing you a even better 2019, my friend! Best Blomman

Thanks a lot dear friend Blomman!! Yes, Four Aces! Lol! I have been in the hunt of the FF for almost two years! And several months for the Panerai. ...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 27th, 2018-11:00
... I´m really satisfied with this year catches! Thank you for your good wishes! All the best, Abel.

The JLC is my favourite among your 2018 best.

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-00:53
Had the pleasure to play with HS's Universal Time and it's a great looking watch.

Thanks you dear friend CC! Yes, the JLC Universal Time is an outstanding timepiece...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-05:21
... the dial, the complications make for a very attractive piece! All the best for the New Year 2019 my friend! Abel

Nice catches Abel

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 28th, 2018-02:22
Wishing you the very best for 2019

Wow, that’s a great lineup.,,

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : December 28th, 2018-02:24
and I love the variety, that’s the true spirit of a watch collection.

Thank you so much my dear Captain! Yes, in variety I find a lot of fun and enjoyment.

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-05:17
These timepieces are all in my "waiting box", you know! Cheers! Abel

Variety is the spice of life..

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : December 28th, 2018-15:34
As you know my friend !

Cheers Abel 🍻 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : December 29th, 2018-15:45

Cheers my friend! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 29th, 2018-15:50

The Blancpain is so cool.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:28
I still regret not getting one when I could. But overall, I say 4 for 4. Not bad, my dear Abel, not bad at all.

Thanks a lot for your kind comments dear friend Zabreg!! Yes, the Blancpain FF is the Nr One of this year...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-08:02
... and would say one of the watches which gave me more satisfaction to catch in the last years. I really wanted that watch and I lost the opportunity of getting it several times till a few months ago when a friend made it possible to buy it at the Geneve... 

The fantastic four, Abel!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:45
Hope 2019 turns out to be another great year for you and your family, watch- and otherwise 👍🏻

LGF on a Four Liner is too usually for me, everybody has LGF on a Four Liner, so boring ;-)).

 
 By: Walter2 : December 27th, 2018-08:00
I have LGF on a Two Liner 14060M (kidding modus off). ...  

LOL! Great pair Walter! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-08:15

Thanks for your kind words Abel. I also wish you a healthy and happy New Year!

 
 By: Walter2 : December 28th, 2018-01:09
I am undecided, i like the empty dial from the Two Liner, but i am also a fan of the roman on the Four Liner, which Rolex write on the dial. Abrazo Walter

I understand you Walter!! Each has its own charm! The two liners got the heritage of earlier Submariners, is cleaner, purer. The four liner follows...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-05:24
... the design of the celebrated reference 5512 and with a long F you get a rarer variant. Not an easy choice!! Thank you for your kind good wishes!! Buen año 2019! Un abrazo! Abel

You are not alone my friend Walter...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-06:27
... I also own a plain 14060M four liner bought brand new several years ago. I took it scuba diving and in several trips abroad. A superb daily beater it is!! Cheers! Abel ...  

Yes ! But dont forget, only Two Liner 14060 "M" from 2002-3 to 2007 with the Chronometer Caliber 3130 (but no COSC). This is a rare bird too!

 
 By: Walter2 : December 28th, 2018-06:04
The older 14060 without "M" has the Caliber 3000 without Breguet balance spring.

I would go after Zorro

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:10
Cheers D

Now you're just showing off.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:29
But welcome to the Rolex party here.

2x Best of 2018

 
 By: JLCman : December 27th, 2018-08:17
Without question the Purists community watch of the year - the LGF. Without you guys I wouldn‘t have examined its secret merits... And my own Find of the Year - the Vicenterra Tycho Brahe Blue version... ...  

Two very different but equally...

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-10:22
Appealing! Two great catches for 2018! Best Blomman

2 superb watches!!!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:56
Bravo! All the best in 2019! D

Gmt Master 2 116710LN

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 27th, 2018-08:51
Hi friends, this is my best acquisition ever! (I hope for the moment!! ) Best Regards, Andrea ...  

Another Rolex!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-10:23
Looks like many of us had a Rolex year! Excellent choice! Best Blomman

Thank You Mr. Blomman [nt]

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 29th, 2018-09:05

Thank you so much.... ;) [nt]

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 30th, 2018-02:29

Thank You Crown Confort!!

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 30th, 2018-02:30
In my mind firs Rolex was a GMT Master 2 Black\Black. I love pepsi but, for me, this is the GMT ever...

Little bit of green is always good

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-05:57
Congrats! D

Thank You Mr Green [nt]

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 30th, 2018-02:31

Yup, Rolex party in full swing.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:30
The rabbit hole has opened. Nice photo.

Thank you!!!! [nt]

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 30th, 2018-02:32

Thank You Subexplorer.

 
 By: Andrea82 : December 30th, 2018-02:33
Green arrow detail is for me the best!

So...Best of 2018 for me

 
 By: crown comfort : December 27th, 2018-09:31
was in the end, the Rolex 14060M LGF, because... I'm not alone and the bug is spreading. And what can be better than ending the year with a mystery GTG celebrating true friendship. But hey, you know what they say" what happens in Vegas..." With all those ...  

What happens in Vegas, stays...

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-10:24
Three awesome watches, my friend! Best Blomman

My lips are sealed ;)

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-00:56
Thanks Mr. Blue!

Whatyatalkinabout? [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:31

Many thanks Abel.

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-00:57
Wishing you as well all the best for 2019!

The LGF has a strong showing! [nt]

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-00:57

I can accept that! ;) [nt]

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-07:24

If you went with Rolex on this theme...

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:31
Well, I just might have to go stock my apocalypse shelter.

Yep, shocking! :) [nt]

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-13:02

This year...the best has been....yes...

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 27th, 2018-09:52
When I started hoarding watches I knew for sure that I would never ever buy a Rolex as they are simply way to gaudy and the opposite of chique. Apparently the lure of the Crown is simply too strong for weak people. #1 wrist time #2 wrist time #3 wrist tim...  

You really got the Rolex monkey on your back! ;)

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-10:26
Excellent 2018 trio! Best Blomman

Welcome to the World of Rolex Arie!! Never say Never!! (I said that too many times!!) The lure of Rolex is so strong because they are superb watches!

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 27th, 2018-11:09
I wish you an excelent New Year 2019 Arie!! Be it with much Peace and Good Health (and may be with some other Rolex!!) All the best, Abel.

You are right: I will ever say never again

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 27th, 2018-12:47
All the best to you and yours for 2019 too my friend! ...  

Ha ha ha!! I thought precisely in this film when I wrote my previous answer Arie!! that film title not only reflected the name of a Flemming novel...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-05:32
... but also the return of Connery as Bond after his saying that he wouldn´t play again that character. In any case, it was his last film as Bond and the film was some kind of remake of Thuderbolt filmed outside the original franchise. I had said to mysel... 

Interesting podium and all Rolex

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-00:58
but I do remember all those Kermit shots from the summer, so that one must have been up there as well?

No, Kermy is at #10

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 28th, 2018-01:02
I have been using the OnMyWrist app this whole year to get stats In order to find out which watches should be flipped in order to get a collection on max. 12 watches. But it is very hard letting go. ...  

Yes, I remember that too. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:34

Max 120 is more realistic... [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-02:13

Start.a.museum. [nt]

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 28th, 2018-02:26

Working on it...! [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-10:44

I have this feeling you are already there

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 28th, 2018-13:01
(inventory wise)

I still miss shot of Kermit as one of great additions to your collection

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:00
We both had same year Cheers D

The second shot is always a winner.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:34
But, you are well down the unpaved road to Tony-town, my friend. Once you get there, you can pave the road.

😱 [nt]

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 28th, 2018-13:09

Don’t you need at least five of them?

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:50
For Jocke style crown shots? Congratulations on your Rolex year!

That's a very rare bird! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-11:19

:) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-15:11

Wow! That´s a real Best my friend!! This early version without rotating bezel is so attractive!! Is it true that it was made for the US market? In any case...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-05:50
... despote the first Milgauss had rotating bezels this variant settled the standard for the 1019 and present versions of this model. A superb vintage for sure!! Abrazos y Feliz Nuevo Año 2019 mi amigo! Que sea con mucha Paz y mucha Buena Salud para ti y ... 

Por cierto! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 30th, 2018-00:48

:)) [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 30th, 2018-04:58

Well played, nico, well played. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:35

Merci, mon ami, merci. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 28th, 2018-10:00

Now that’s a Milgauss one doesn’t see every day!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:51
Crocodile, Nico? 😉

I would love to!!! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 28th, 2018-10:00

Two Ω rg chronomètres acquired this year . . .

 
 By: Dr No : December 27th, 2018-11:28
. . . ref 2366 left, 2364 right. Both are early editions , ca '43/'44, and respectable performers. An uncommon Seamaster chronometer also made its way to my collection this year. ['58 Ω ref 2989] These first-generation full-rotor Seamaster chronometers ar...  

Here's hoping you find your jumbo Ω chronomètre . . .

 
 By: Dr No : December 27th, 2018-12:59
. . . next year, Nicolas. Art

Three master pieces from Omega dear Art!! Superb vintage Omegas for your collection!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-05:53
I wish you and your beloved ones a great New Year 2019 my friend! Be it with much Peace and tons of Good Health dear Art!! Happy New Year! Abel

Seems the year was strong with you, Art!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:52
All three are real beauties 👌🏻

Not many targets left for 2019, K . . .

 
 By: Dr No : December 29th, 2018-13:51
. . . with an auto chronometer (cal 333, 343, or 352) at the top of the list, or an art deco-ish '30s tank. Happy New Year to you and yours! Warmest, Art

Thanks a lot Art!

 
 By: KMII : December 29th, 2018-21:19
Much appreciated - in full on packing mode, so will have to postpone the festivities to after the move. Corporate timing for you 🤪 Hope you find the Omegas mentioned and above all health and contentment for you and your family! And the odd new pool cue fo... 

My best catches of 2018 where

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 27th, 2018-14:01
Salmon A kind of blue And something skeleton ...  

The two Salmon are top, my friend! [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 27th, 2018-15:12

Great additions Watchonthewrist! I have a penchant for salmon dials in contrast with white color cases and those you got are truly beautiful...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-06:00
... The other watches are superb of course! have a wonderful New year 2019! Cheers! Abel

Thanks a lot dear Abel 🙏🏻

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 28th, 2018-06:24
All the best in 2019 to you and your loved ones 🤗

That Angelus is spectacular

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:03
Cheers and all the best in 2019

Thanks a lot my friend 🙏🏻

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 28th, 2018-06:24
All the best in 2019 to you and your loved ones 🤗

I'll take salmon #1, please.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:36
What a gorgeous dial.

Some great additions you had this year, Watchonthewrist!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:54
Salmon, blue and skeleton - all bases covered 👌🏻

Thanks my friend .🙏🏻🤗 [nt]

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 28th, 2018-10:07

A very special watch indeed. [nt]

 
 By: crown comfort : December 28th, 2018-01:01

Thanks a lot :-) [nt]

 
 By: Fab5119R : December 28th, 2018-04:43

Superb choice!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-02:15
This is your perfect watch! Best Blomman

Thank you! :-) [nt]

 
 By: Fab5119R : December 28th, 2018-04:43

Superb catch!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:04
Ciao D

Thank-you, appreciate it. [nt]

 
 By: Fab5119R : December 28th, 2018-06:05

The Enamel King!! [nt]

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 28th, 2018-07:13

It HAS TO BE this De Bethune DB25 Starry Varius for me.

 
 By: Luis6 : December 27th, 2018-15:48
A dial customized with the night sky of the day and city of my wedding. ...  

Such a special and stunning DB my friend 👌🏻😘

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 28th, 2018-00:53
Great way (watch)to look back at 2018 in the near future

Yes, my friend. And I'm glad to have received it in 2018.

 
 By: Luis6 : December 28th, 2018-15:50
The numbers are actually meaningful to me in some ways. 😊

Oh boy!

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 28th, 2018-01:31
Amazing piece. Congratulations once more.

Thank you for the kind words.

 
 By: Luis6 : December 28th, 2018-15:53
I wish you and your beloved ones a blessed 2019.

OH boy there he is!!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:05
What a superb jewel of horology. Stellar watch pun or no pun. Cheers D

A beauty. Was waiting for you to post this one.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:38
Wear it in great health.

Thankfully I didn't make you wait for too long 😄

 
 By: Luis6 : December 28th, 2018-15:55
Thank you for the kind wish.

No, no. Just in time.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 29th, 2018-05:05
Now, next up should be that Eurocopter watch they make, together with the bird, no?

Without a doubt the highlight!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:56
Actually thinking of a pair of wedding anniversary watches for us as well - need to get around to organising them shortly. Superb choice you made, Luis! 👌🏻

The brand has been chosen already...

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-19:56
Now it’s the personalisation that needs to be figured out

Hard but easy decision

 
 By: SBS-purists : December 27th, 2018-15:49
I was fortunate to rekindle the collection this year so acquired a few amazing pieces. But the watch of the year for me is the PSM 1 of 20 Why - / Was a true unicorn - didn't see it coming and never thought I'd have the opportunity / PSM was my first true...  

Quantieme Perpetual [nt]

 
 By: SBS-purists : December 28th, 2018-01:01

Gorgeous PSM , it sure is a rare piece .

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 28th, 2018-00:55
Great catch 👌🏻😘

I have never seen this one before

 
 By: Arie - Mr Orange : December 28th, 2018-01:30
Is it a new model or an old (pre PSM debacle) one?

Congratulation, great catch! [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-02:17

Hypnotizing!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:06
What a catch! Big congrats! Cheers D

What a gorgeous timepiece!! What a great addition to your collection!! Congrats!!...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-06:09
... have a wonderful New Year 2019!! Cheers! Abel

Very cool watch, IMO.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:38
And a nice background to it.

it must be these two relatively minor pickups this year which i really enjoyed

 
 By: halkcb : December 27th, 2018-18:36
A real verstile and fun watch ...and a truly exquisite enamel dial with different shades of blue HAGWE and a happy new year! best henry ...  

Aaah, the Tudor BB GMT. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 28th, 2018-00:06

Verstile and fun - two great trades of a great watch! :)

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-02:19
Happy New Year! Best Blomman

Cool choices Henry! [nt]

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-06:07

Great catches Henry!! I wouldn´t call them "minor" additions though!! I´m sure both of them bring you lots of enjoyment...

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 28th, 2018-06:07
... and that´s what really matters!! These are truly beautiful watches. Have a great New Year 2019!! Abel.

That Shippo email is wonderful.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:41
Amazing what Seiko is doing these days.

A couple of different choices

 
 By: jml_watches : December 28th, 2018-07:06
Hi Seems I was quite restrained this year 3 in 1 alarm Mickey Mouse Swatch There is another - but still in progress There are more on my list for 2019! Cheers JML ...  

The Wehrle is not something you see every day.

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 28th, 2018-07:42
Very cool entry. Plus, you can never go wrong with a Mickey Mouse.

Thanks - the Wehrle is my alarm for the year!

 
 By: jml_watches : December 28th, 2018-09:46
The Swatch is cool too - my only limited edition watch! Cheers JML

Two very interesting choices, JML!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-09:59
Congratulations on your unusual additions 👍🏻

Mickey Mouse - was inspired by seeing it hete

 
 By: jml_watches : December 28th, 2018-10:40
It's a dangerous site! Cheers JML

Fully agree with you on that point, JML!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-10:43
Fortunately your bank manager is unlikely to look askew at you for the Mickey 😉

Hey you got three in one ;)

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-10:41
Have a great 2019 Cheers D

The Mickey is super cool! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-10:46

Thanks - just needed to be quicker off mark & I'd have got the standard sized one too

 
 By: jml_watches : December 28th, 2018-10:58
But then speed me & getting watches doesn't really coincide! Cheers JML

How about ..

 
 By: Ludi : December 28th, 2018-07:29
..one of the best Seawolf dial I’ve seen so far Not a very sought after watch, but I enjoy it a lot nonetheless Wishing a great year 2019 to all purists fellow member ^^ - Fred ...  

... and today’s wristshot

 
 By: Ludi : December 28th, 2018-08:50
...  

Superb! [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-10:47

Another marvel from your collection

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-10:41
Bravo Cheers D

Stunning condition and patin!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-10:47
All the best for 2019! Blomman

In 2018....

 
 By: S F : December 28th, 2018-08:02
the most satisfying non GMTM purchase is this one for sure Wishing all a great 2019! Best, SF ...  

Lovely VC, S F!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-10:00
And some fantastic shots 👌🏻

Thanks much KMII! [nt]

 
 By: S F : December 28th, 2018-19:54

A true Vacheron for me. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 28th, 2018-10:01

Fantastic triple date [nt]

 
 By: jml_watches : December 28th, 2018-10:41

That's a beauty!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-10:48
Congratulation! Best Blomman

Thank you Blomman! [nt]

 
 By: S F : December 28th, 2018-19:56

I really, really, like those VCs. [nt]

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 29th, 2018-10:46

My pleasure dear SF ! Cheers! [nt]

 
 By: Subexplorer : December 30th, 2018-04:59

My biggest adventure 2018 and my companion

 
 By: brauner : December 28th, 2018-08:29
the Breitling Avenger Hurricane. Big and bold but very light. Our office for one day Hospitality gift, a German Christstollen. Bye bye Papua ...  

Cool photo story, Brauner!

 
 By: KMII : December 28th, 2018-10:01
Hope to read more about it 👍🏻

Two more pics

 
 By: brauner : December 29th, 2018-21:30
Thinking about nothing at Solomon Sea Handluggage in Papua ...  

Fantastic beach!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 30th, 2018-02:26
And the hand luggage - priceless! Best Blomman

One of best stories for sure

 
 By: Mr Green : December 28th, 2018-10:40
Cheers D

Looks like a great adventure!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 28th, 2018-10:49
What fruit is that together with your Breitling...? Best Blomman

A coconut

 
 By: brauner : December 29th, 2018-21:26
Forgot our water. Survived with beer and coconuts ...  

Beer and coconuts works! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 30th, 2018-02:09

Indeed [nt]

 
 By: brauner : December 30th, 2018-05:13

Super nice postcards! [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 28th, 2018-17:57

The one I have worn the most this year...

 
 By: jporos : December 28th, 2018-18:56
no surprise at all. HAGWE! ...  

That's a winner,with its minimalist design,amongst other qualities.

 
 By: halkcb : December 28th, 2018-20:22
I'm seriously contemplating getting this next year!

That is very cool watch and a piece every watch aficionado should have

 
 By: Mr Green : December 29th, 2018-00:18
Cheers and all the best in 2019.

Maybe not a surprise but...

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 29th, 2018-02:26
Great choice! Best Blomman

Warmest greetings for the festivities and best wishes for 2019.

 
 By: nomadgiles : December 29th, 2018-01:18
There have been a number of vintage incomings this year: two GP HF’s, a GP alarm, a Zodiac world time, and two Omega; but although this one was purchased late 2017, it didn’t arrive onto my wrist until Feb this year and has probably been worn & travel...  

Can't miss with hi-beat blue!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 29th, 2018-01:29
Cheers D

Best of 2018...

 
 By: claes_t : December 29th, 2018-01:31
I would have to say Rolex this year. Best catch of course... ...and, by far, the most wrist time... Wish you all the best for the coming year!!! ...  

Rolex year...?

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 29th, 2018-02:28
Indeed! Two great catches, my friend! All the best for 2019! Blomman

Thank you CC [nt]

 
 By: claes_t : December 29th, 2018-10:13

you have been Rolex'd [nt]

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 29th, 2018-07:12

Can't complain here :=)

 
 By: Mr Green : December 29th, 2018-10:17
All the best dear friend to you and all yours in 2019 Cheers D

The Explorer...

 
 By: zabreg1 Mr White : December 29th, 2018-10:48
But LGF #1.

Thank you kindly,

 
 By: claes_t : January 4th, 2019-08:32
I hope for a great year for you to. Best

My Best of 2018

 
 By: reintitan : December 29th, 2018-03:40
GPHG Winner of Sports Watch of the Year ...  

A true best of 2018! :) [nt]

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 29th, 2018-03:41

Cool artistic shot! [nt]

 
 By: crown comfort : December 29th, 2018-07:10

top [nt]

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 29th, 2018-07:11

Always good to have winner!

 
 By: Mr Green : December 29th, 2018-14:23
Cheers D

Independent Watchmaker and good guy, Stefan Kudoke

 
 By: Tim Jackson : December 29th, 2018-06:22
I met him for the second time in Basel earlier this year, where he showed me his new Kudoke 1 with his caliber he created with the Habring’s and UWD, Marco Lang’s movement manufacturing company in Dresden. I was quite taken by this new direction of Stefan...  

Lovely shots [nt]

 
 By: Baron - Mr Red : December 29th, 2018-07:04

Great looking watch!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 29th, 2018-07:06
Congratulation! Great way to end the year. Best Blomman

So simple yet so exciting

 
 By: Mr Green : December 29th, 2018-10:15
both on front and back. Excellent choice. All the best to you and all yours in 2019 Tim Cheers D

Great looking watch , thanks for sharing

 
 By: Watchonthewrist : December 29th, 2018-13:43
Hope to get a chance to see one in person one day

Superb, Tim. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : December 30th, 2018-00:50

Final Catch...

 
 By: RG1 : December 29th, 2018-16:27
Happy new year 2019 everyone ...  

Yes some may even say the final catch

 
 By: Mr Green : December 30th, 2018-00:47
So elegant Cheers D

Thanks [nt]

 
 By: RG1 : December 30th, 2018-05:38

Catch of the day, thanks my friend...

 
 By: RG1 : December 30th, 2018-05:39
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Absolutely beautiful!

 
 By: blomman Mr Blue : December 30th, 2018-02:10
Super elegant! Congratulation, my friend! Best Blomman