WS Event 2-4th Sep “Limited Editions” is Open now

Sep 02, 2022,09:24 AM
 

You are cordially invited to the event this week. To RSVP, please reply with a limited edition item and the watch you will wear this weekend.


Come share your pictures of limited edition things, juxtaposed with your watches. It is now open. 

Bowling balls, kitchen equipment, sneakers, pens, bags, lighters, billiard items and the list goes on. Yes, if you have a limited edition watch, please join us too.=D

Hope to see many limited edition items, and hope Sherman (the metal robot) joins us too. 



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It seems attractive!

 
 By: odellthelord : September 2nd, 2022-10:03

Come have fun

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-11:17
I’m still thinking what photo I will take for this week. Wow, Boris and Captain Scarlet’s LE items are so cool. A Marine Nationale bag, and Aviator items. Oooo

OK, I'll play. I'll be wearing this for most of the weekend:

 
 By: Boris : September 2nd, 2022-10:19
Being a M.N. 22, I guess it qualifies as a limited edition, but in case not, I have also included its ancestor stamped M.N.80, which was definitely a limited edition. The other stuff, I got from the Marine Nationale online shop: the knife is the actual se...  

Wow!

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-11:02
That is a spectacular entry Boris. The M.N 22 edition juxtaposed with the cool bag and knife, and the “ancestor” M.N 80. Love it so much.

Love the MN theme!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:12

Starting with …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-10:37
Hello dear Cookies and the team ! Great theme ! This weekend I’m going to start with a limited threesome … The Flieger Verus 40 Vintage 95 limited edition is accompanied by a pair of Dunhill Spitfire cufflinks, made of metal from a Battle of Britain Spitf...  

Wow!!

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-11:04
I laid my eyes on your sheepskin jacket, and Dunhill Cufflinks (made with the special recycled/upcycled metal) and Stowa watch. My eyes won’t move from the picture. Oooo la la!

Thank you dear friend 🙏 …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-13:08
I’m pleased that you like them, I love a little vintage upcycling 😉

Great shot and Limited pieces dear Captain!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-01:53
Stunning Flieger! And I absolutely love those Spit cuff links. Awesome! I would love to see your RAF flying jacket! Well played my dear friend!! Hagwe! Abel

Cool!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:13
Perfect for the aviation and military enthusiasts

Thank you dear Count …,

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-09:05
Something a little different can be good fun in a collection.

Uncle Bernard would've been pleased . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-13:06
. . . to make your acquaintance, Cap. Serving in the RAF was a point of immense pride for him, to say the least. Art

I don’t believe he flew a plane

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-13:26
Or did he….he recently posted a pic of him flying a plane wearing a rectangular independant watch. Is it true he can fly a plane? The mystery deepens…heeheehee

My Uncle Bernard was a navigator on a Lancaster bomber . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-19:22
. . . towards the end of the war, Cookies. He was stationed in North Africa and never flew a combat mission, if memory serves correct. He was a dear friend of our family; I referred to him as 'Uncle' out of a combination of fondness and respect. Art

Good point Art …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-13:32
I will make my post a tribute to him and all the other RAF Crews.

Thank you …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-13:30
I’m sorry to disappoint but I don’t have the jacket with me today as it’s 32o and no other photos with me. I will post a separate post with this jacket in a few days for you. Best regards Captain

Very limited

 
 By: brauner : September 2nd, 2022-17:46
just one Manouche who is my son and a Nord Zeitmaschine Variocurve (just very few) ...  

Nice 1/1 :-)

 
 By: hans_jorgen_1968 : September 2nd, 2022-17:58

Thanks

 
 By: brauner : September 4th, 2022-15:37

Very interesting Nord piece

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-22:04
And taken with a very special loved one too! I’ve never seen a Nord in the wild before. Very niche brand.

One more pic of the watch

 
 By: brauner : September 4th, 2022-15:41
...  

Happy days !

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-22:06

Thank you

 
 By: brauner : September 4th, 2022-15:37

That's a rare one!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:14

Yes he is.

 
 By: brauner : September 4th, 2022-15:38

Nice theme

 
 By: hans_jorgen_1968 : September 2nd, 2022-17:58
Probably only 12 made as salesmans pieces of caliber 560 in the 1960’s for the American market Limited one out og 90 made Hagwe Hans ...  

Very interesting and good shots Hans …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-22:08
Nice Pilot watch.

Interesting Omega

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-22:12
Curious to see that the Seamaster and Deville were in the same watch. Seldom seen vintage piece there. Is that a Laco pilot? It looks like a strap monster

You're pulling at my heart strings with omega

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:16
What's the brand of the pilot's watch?

A topic right 'up my alley'....

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 2nd, 2022-19:42
Not only is the watch itself as limited edition as it gets (#64 out of 100), but the tourmaline in quartz stone is purportedly rare, especially in this color combination that happens to match the watch colors immaculately well ........ (yes, black and ora...  

Good combo ! ….

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-22:10
The colour and texture are excellent 👌

Much appreciated Cap!

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 2nd, 2022-22:33
I sure love it . Cheers, Filip

My pleasure …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-22:41
Can you tell us anything more about the tourmaline in quartz stone. I love the colour.

Purportedly....

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-04:40
for those who are spiritually inclined to any extent, it helps bring strength and balance to one's life.... I wasn't specifically looking to buy a tourmaline-infused quartz stone, but it was frankly the one I liked the most in a large store that specifica... 

Interesting…

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 3rd, 2022-08:55
My wife has a beautiful Tourmaline ring and I love the colour.

One rare bird

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-22:58
As Nico often says of rare watches. I went to read on Amvox LE’s and yours in a beautiful and very limited edition. Is it the Racing edition, as he wrote here: www.watchprozine.com

Sincerely....

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-03:13
appreciate your sentiments, yes, it is precisely one of the grand total of 224 'Racing' AMVOXlls - 100 black dial (mine), 100 black & white dial, and 24 for the Paris boutique (b&w dial but in a black PVD case, like the black dial that I have). Thanks for... 

Perfect match!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:16

=))

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-15:49
Cheers, Filip

Stunning pictures and combos Filip!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-11:57

Cheers!

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-15:49

Piece magnifique..!

 
 By: hans_jorgen_1968 : September 3rd, 2022-19:39

=D

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-20:22
J'adore vraiment beaucoup ! Merci, Filip

Here are two I have out right now

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : September 2nd, 2022-21:09
One I was wearing at work (rado), one for dinner (mb). They are also extremes in my collection for size and price - the rado at 37.3 mm/ steel, the mb at 43.5mm/WG. Rado is out of 150, the mb out of 58. ...  

Wow that is a low production number

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-22:59
58 is almost unheard of these days. I always see LEs in the hundreds in the major manufacturers. That Rado CC is a stealthy limited edition.

That quarter movement shot is such a tease! 😂

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:18

Ouff that Montblanc!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-11:58

Bronze …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 2nd, 2022-22:16
Something else that I have enjoy collecting, bronzes and the odd Patek, hope you like this one… ...  

Stunning picture Cap

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-23:00
Love the aquanaut and bronze statue too.

Awesome frame indeed!

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-04:43
I love bronze sculptures myself.... Cheers, Filip

Thank you 🙏

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 3rd, 2022-08:56

I didn't even notice the bronze at first

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:19
The lighting on the dial is perfect!

Thank you, he’s lurking in the background ! …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 3rd, 2022-08:49
Hope you are enjoying your weekend.

Quite the art collector dear Captain!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-11:58

😁😁😁👌👌👌

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-12:05

A great theme for this weekend!

 
 By: Sfwatchlover : September 2nd, 2022-22:34
Here are two watches I have that are limited edition models. The first is the Sinn U50 mother of pearl dial limited edition of 500. It is a perfect watch for swimming. The other is Lang and Heyne Hektor that I am wearing now. It is one of 99 and if you co...  

Ooo the L&H Hektor

 
 By: Cookies : September 2nd, 2022-23:01
That is a very beautiful watch, front, back and sides are equally stunning. Love the Sinn MOP dial too. That is very tropical, like a holiday in Hawaii.

Thanks a lot Cookies for the compliments!

 
 By: Sfwatchlover : September 3rd, 2022-07:29
Yeah, agree with you these are beautiful watches and I cannot stop looking at them . Take care!

Nice german theme!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:27

Pure class that LH!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-11:59

Hot off the presses!

 
 By: Brandon Skinner : September 2nd, 2022-23:39
My new-to-me LE Seiko Turtle “Sea Grapes” arrived this afternoon from Singapore, 3 days early via DHL! These days if FedEx could just manage to deliver on time I’d be very happy. Certainly will see a lot of wrist time over the long Labor Day weekend. Have...  

Very good design in this diver

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-00:26
Orange hand which is so legible. I like the curved case too. Love the day date function on it too. I actually don’t mind the assymetry of dials, as the function is very useful. The colour really resembles sea grapes on a cloudy day’s dive.

The hand is actually yellow as is the bezel

 
 By: Brandon Skinner : September 3rd, 2022-01:15
Here is the watch next to my Habring² with orange hand for comparison ...  

Haven’t seen that Habring before

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-01:18
This Habring is beautiful. Could you tell us more about it?

Awesome Seiko!

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-04:43
Likewise to you, cheers, Filip

Wow, I'm not a seiko guy but...

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:28
that combination is stunning!

Hiho Cookies

 
 By: S F : September 2nd, 2022-23:55
Joining with a couple. The BP is an off catalog Wempe ed. The Hektor somehow is just a run of 99 which can well be a regular run sports model offering. ...  

The Hektor shot is sublime

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-00:23
Dark, succulent and it highlights the motiff in the centre of the dial. That’s one rare BP too. I was too late to get a BP I always wanted. The aqualung big date. Prices are off the charts now for that piece.

Thks pal…on the Aqualung, cant explain whats driving the price movement.

 
 By: S F : September 4th, 2022-10:09
Other than Putin, rare to see one on forums/social media.

Blancpain cases are to die for

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:29

The hands too:)

 
 By: S F : September 4th, 2022-10:09

If I am allowed a second entry, I thought this would be cool

 
 By: Boris : September 3rd, 2022-00:12
My trusted 16570 on tropic style strap, with a background of the first edition of the Rolang Garros yearly poster. This one was signed by the artist, Arroyo, number 145 of a series of 150. Sorry for the reflections, it's a bit difficult to get a good shot...  

The more the better

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-00:22
Roland Garros makes very nice posters. I am going to read more about his works tonight. Wow!!

Really nice poster

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:30
And great strap for that Explorer!

I love the Rolex and poster combo …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 3rd, 2022-08:58
Very cool 👍

Let me respond to the Captain's call (your Patek collection really never ceases to amaze me! ;-)) with a couple of limited editions that I was lucky to acquire recently...and which I still MADLY love like on day one! :-))

 
 By: FabR : September 3rd, 2022-00:13
Perhaps interestingly, both watches are part of the same, new Calatrava reference 5177G featuring a hobnail bezel --- a choice that I find great looking and also historically significant for Patek. It's probably well known that my favorite watch EVER --- ...  

The jawdropping arts

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-00:20
Oooo, ooooo…my mouth was making an Oooo expression when I saw the School of Fishes. From a distance it looks like a peacock feather motiff, and close up, it is magical like a underwater scene from Pixar. I’m gonna revisit the pictures again later to admir... 

Hello dear Fabr!! Your Patek Limited editions collection is just awesome!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-00:43
Not easy to choose just one but I can well understand your love for the Boccadasse and the Fish School ones! Sublime pieces!! Keep loving and enjoying your unique collection so much!! Always a joy to view them! Hagwe! Abel

My big pleasure dear Fabr. I can feel your big love for these…

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:58
… marvelous pieces and for the brand and it’s easy for me to understand that considering they are indeed true Masterpieces. I wish you’ll keep loving and enjoying them so much my dear friend. Best cordial regards Abel

Thank you!! Cheers!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-22:52

Fabrizio....

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-04:45
Your Patek 'game' is top-notch. Great set of pictures, cheers, Filip

The Boccadasse dial is gorgeous!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:33
Was the newspaper article about you?

Wow, incredible!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-13:21

🙏❤️

 
 By: FabR : September 3rd, 2022-14:02

Fabulous post ! …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 3rd, 2022-09:20
Wow Fab ! .. I absolutely love any of the Rare Handcraft creations from Patek Philippe. Anyone who has had the pleasure to see and handle one can only be deeply impressed by the depth of quality and artistic creativity. Thank you for taking the time to jo... 

My sincere pleasure Captain, each Patek Rare Handcraft is indeed a truly special artwork --- for me, they simply represent the highest possible encounter between art and horology! :-)

 
 By: FabR : September 3rd, 2022-12:52
Being able to admire them in person is an experience that's impossible to describe with pictures! Cheers my friend.

Same to you my friend!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-16:25

Waaooaamhh !.. What a line-up, sublime, captivating and full of beauty !.. And although all of these are special, the Bocadasse & the Fish swarm are extra special !!

 
 By: hs111 : September 3rd, 2022-12:12
Continue to wear these treasures in the very Best of your health ! Chapeau, dear friend and thx for this exquisite share ! Best, hs.

Breathtaking

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : September 3rd, 2022-12:47
THIS is patek. Love your curated collection of art and watchmaking. I think you should add a 3070J as perpetual chrono is my other thought when I think PP and you have class enough for yellow gold to look cool.

Thanks a lot --- Rare Handcrafts are indeed highly representative of Patek Philippe's identity (thanks to the current president and honorary president of the company), and I am honored to be able to enjoy and take care of some of these marvels! :-)

 
 By: FabR : September 3rd, 2022-13:17
I confess that I never purchased a J gold NOR a second-hand watch....but who knows, one day I might decide to break the ice in one of these areas (more likely the first one.... ;-)) Certainly, the 3970J would be a terrific candidate, and yet again, a perf... 

Yes, 3970 😁👍

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : September 3rd, 2022-14:24

👍👍😉Cheers.

 
 By: FabR : September 3rd, 2022-16:46

I am speechless, Dear Fabr!!!

 
 By: Speedie74 aka Mr. Torquise : September 4th, 2022-13:43
Some very, very spectacular pieces, I am in love of your Boccadasse "neighborhood-hometown" story! And your suits and shirts, all are very stylish!!! May I ask you, what kind of manufacturers are you wearing? Yours, Adam

Huge thanks Adam --- needless to say, all these pieces but the Boccadasse in particular completely stole my heart! :-)

 
 By: FabR : September 4th, 2022-15:34
The shirts I see in the pictures must be Isaia, Etro and Pal Zileri (in fact, of the 60 to 70 shirts I try to have in rotation at any given time, these are probably my most common choices along with Brioni.....if I had to pick one favorite, which is never... 

Hello dear Cookies ! Very nice theme you choose and it’s interesting…

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-01:30
… to read and view the limited watches and other objects shared by our friends. I own a few limited edition watches and as a collector of fountain pens, knives and firearms I also have some limited editions of each of these groups though I regret that I h...  

Love your pens!

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-04:47
The Walther ain't 'bad' either.... Cheers, Filip

Thank you Filip!! You are too kind!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:54
I’m happy to know you like my choices this weekend!! Hagwe! Abel

Stunning stunners

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-06:06
I went gaga when I see those rare pieces you have. Never knew a Gene Cernan edition of the Speedmaster existed, and it is very unique. And that Walter PPK JB edition is the pistol to collect. Wow!!!!!!!

Hello Cookies! Thank you so much for your kind comments and…

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:49
… I’m happy to know you like these choices to answer your call. Regarding the Apollo 17/Cernan: Actually Omega launched three different Speedmasters on the occassion of celebrating 45th Anniversary of Cernan Apollo 17 flight and Last Man on the Moon. One ... 

And that Panerai

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-07:24
Oooo, it can pass off as a cabin instrument in an old Riva yacht. Beautiful!

Thank you so much dear Cookies!! Ha ha ha!! Yes! It would look…

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:39
… natural on a vintage Riva instrument panel!! Hagwe! Abel

Thanks a lot Andrea!! You are too kind!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:37
I’m happy to know you like this watch so much. It’s truly an awesome piece I feel. Have a nice weekend! Cheers! Abel

A nice weekend to you too!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-15:58
The watch is truly awesome

Hello dear Abel ! …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 3rd, 2022-09:25
The Apollo 17 Tribute to Gene Cernan, Limited to 272 watches is a seriously cool Speedmaster. I love it ! Beautiful selection of pens that you are sharing with us. I especially like the serpent pen. I hope you have a great weekend.

Thank you so much dear Captain for your kind comments !

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:32
And agree with you about the gold case Cernan Apollo 17 Tribute. I also think that this version still didn’t caught the attention from collectors it deserves considering its very low production, it’s beautiful dial and case back and being a full gold case... 

This week will be incredibly hard to judge

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-15:48
Do you sense it by the entries that came up? You are the cause of it too Abel…heehee It feels like an exotic car event where one expects production model Ferraris and Porsches, but end up in a “higher heaven” where Morgans and Mclarens and even unseen una... 

Ha ha ha!! Thank you so much dear Cookies!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:53
Agree with you that it will be hard for judges and we have to thank our friends for their awesome entries which make for the fun and enjoyment of every edition of WS. Thank you for a great job hosting!! Cheers! Abel

Thank you so much for your kind comments. I’m glad to read…

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-15:31
… that you liked these choices. Have a great weekend my friend!! Best cordial regards Abel

Have a great week-end as well dear Abel! Cheers!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-16:26

Thank you my friend! Cheers! Abel

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-22:53

Thank you so much dear Count!! Agree with you!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 6th, 2022-17:18
Happy to know that you like it! Cheers! Abel

Dear Abel,

 
 By: Speedie74 aka Mr. Torquise : September 4th, 2022-14:05
your pen collection is to die for!!! Huge congratulations, I like the Montblanc Hemingway Collection the best! Currently reading the legendary "For Whom The Bell Tolls" from the Master. And the Omega from the Museum's collection... It has an automatic mov... 

Hello Adam! Thank you so much for your kind comments and compliments.

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 6th, 2022-17:16
I’m a big fan of Hemingway as writer so I felt fitting to get this special pen from MB honoring him. This is a much coveted model among collectors as it was the first in a long series of MB honoring different writers and was released in the early 1990’s. ... 

This is one of a hundred ever made to celebrate the opening of the new PP salon in Geneva.

 
 By: watch-guy.com : September 3rd, 2022-05:45
Ref 5105 plat case with " found " original 9-90 movements Case is similar to original ref 492 Comes with medallion and case and papers attesting to such The watch The movement The medallion medallion is 1839-2006 ( sorry this pic has a few other medallion...  

The Gondolo LE

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-06:08
A truly small batch was made for it. Wow this can take on the Calatrava Pisa edition anyday. That is one rare bird indeed. Love it! Oooooooooooo

Thank you

 
 By: watch-guy.com : September 3rd, 2022-06:13

Great design,

 
 By: InHavenPro : September 3rd, 2022-07:17
and wonderful movement. A special Patek, no doubt. Thanks for posting the pictures! Cheers, Filip

The movement stuns!

 
 By: whatmakesmetick (andrea) : September 3rd, 2022-08:34

An indie LE from Habring2 : the TZ21

 
 By: NT931 : September 3rd, 2022-08:34
The Habring2 X Timezone collaboration produced this 21 piece LE back in 2016. It has several charming features - a stepped bezel, sector dial, and blued hands - plus a jumping seconds complication. And it wears very well on the wrist too! One of my person...  

Oh this LE is gorgeous

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-08:41
I recalled reading of it. It has a nice sector dial. So much details on this special watch. Wish I were one of the blessed 21 owners of this grail.

Superb sector dial!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-12:04

Hauntingly beautiful

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-11:21
Wow! This is a showstopper. 100 pieces only. Love it so much.

Super!

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-12:12
Well said about LEs being hard to add to collections when they are sold out. I really like the Louis Erard x Vianny Halter, and Panerai Paneristi Forever Edition, but missed the boat on it. Nice Grand Seiko there. It was quite hard to get this piece.

Strong entries

 
 By: Andy_Mac : September 3rd, 2022-18:41
…and the I think Ostrich on the Omega is a great upgrade 👏

Thanks!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-20:37

Hmmhh.. Not that easy this week.. Let me see what to chip in to play..

 
 By: hs111 : September 3rd, 2022-13:00
😉 As I’m not really having other collectables, hope it’s still ok to just humbly share 2 watches, LE both, which I really like a lot, representing two completely different choices.. One of my absolute JLC favs, the Duomètre à Chronographe IMO, a watch for...  

Amazing DSD’s

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-13:27
Wow you have both of them. Love these rare birds.

That duometre 🤤

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : September 3rd, 2022-16:58

Bellissimo 👏

 
 By: Andy_Mac : September 3rd, 2022-18:43

Two marvelous pieces you choose to play this weekend my dear friend HS!! The Duometre a Chronographe is a sublime watch which I dream to own some day. The DSA US another...

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 3rd, 2022-22:59
... superb watch which I can say I share the pleasure of owning with you. Well played my friend! Have a nice weekend. Abel

Hello, my dear friend !.. Thx for your as always so kind comments !

 
 By: hs111 : September 4th, 2022-06:45
Yes, indeed we both - next to other watches- share the love to our DSAs ! Many kind regards and have a great Sunday !! Best, 🙂🙂

This week’s theme made me realize I’m not as much of a collector as I might have thought.

 
 By: Timeout : September 3rd, 2022-14:27
I have no limited editions of anything outside of watches - and even then only one LE watch. I’ve taken the liberty of expanding to “one offs” or limited production I’ve found along the way. Here’s a hand painted snuff bottle from Chonquing in China. I ca...  

Well written and masterfully played

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-15:27
Nice bottle art which must have been painstaking to make. The triptych is very intricate too. And the showstopper is the Moser Tourbillon 1/20. The magnum opus!

Many thanks.

 
 By: Timeout : September 4th, 2022-14:11
So many amazing LEs to admire this week - great choice of subject!

Many thanks hs.

 
 By: Timeout : September 4th, 2022-14:14
I love your LE Duometre - what a watch - what a movement!!

LE’s have never been a critical criteria for me . . .

 
 By: Mach : September 3rd, 2022-14:40
I acquire a piece because I love it and, more importantly, want to wear it. Unfortunately, since I love tribute / homage piece, they are usually limited or numbered editions! H. Moser & Cie Pioneer Rotating Bezel / Govberg edition: Omega CK 859: Hanhart P...  

Very well played Mach

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-15:35
I think we have very similar taste in watches. Any chance your family had a background in the military? I think I like military pieces because I was made (or forced to) to look up to the men and women who serve the defence force, since young. Why do I say... 

Ha! You are very observant, my friend!

 
 By: Mach : September 3rd, 2022-18:13
I served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Merchant Marine. In fact, I had my license to drive a ship before I had a license to drive a car! I’m a huge aviation buff as well. Unfortunately, the dream of becoming a pilot was curtailed by poor eyesight!😢 As you... 

Ah the Ed White 321

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-23:16
That is one stealth bomber. No one will recognise it from near or far…maybe only Yacomino or Nico or a highly trained falcon will know it is an Ed White from a regular Speedy. It has a beautiful movement and production process too. I’m eyeing a plain ol B... 

Bravo Mark! You’ve got style!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-16:27

Cheers, my friend!🥂

 
 By: Mach : September 4th, 2022-15:37

On short notice, I put on my

 
 By: GLau : September 3rd, 2022-16:55
Patek 6000R China 🇨🇳 10th year anniversary for 2015. 25 pieces in R and 25 pieces in G, with matching ladies of 10 pieces for each metal. The best part is the engraved map on the back. ...  

Very rare and special piece

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-17:00
Nice photography to show the details of the engraved caseback, and the dial too. Thanks Gordon for the fantastic post.

Very interesting Patek …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-12:19
Thanks for sharing the photos.

I’m in. Hello everyone

 
 By: Andy_Mac : September 3rd, 2022-19:07
I’ll run with the recent Jacques Bianchi JB200, dive watch. I’ve definitely seen pics of his watches used by the Legion back in the day, so it’s sitting alongside a few of my Foreign Legion Zippos, also acquired back in the day. The Moritz Grossmann Benu ...  

+1

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-23:32
Nice brass collectible mini-trains too as a prop. And oo my eyes caught the Zippo lighters too. Strong entries there=D

👋 no no, they’re picking up a reflection

 
 By: Andy_Mac : September 4th, 2022-03:15
….of something that’s a similar colour to the BNSF behind it. Their standard polished indices 👊

Very cool capture

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-11:32

Jacques Bianchi JB200, dive watch …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-12:18
This watch is so cool and I love the last photo. Well played !

Merci beaucoup..

 
 By: Andy_Mac : September 4th, 2022-13:02
…mon Capitaine 🍻

The humble Oris Divers Sixty-Five, Topper Edition

 
 By: R. Goodfellow : September 3rd, 2022-20:04
One of 100 pieces made with a tweaks to the original Sixty-Five format--the most noticeable being the removal of the date. A watch with loads of faux-vintage charm and a pleasure to wear. ...  

Uber cool this Oris!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-23:10

You're very kind. Thank you!

 
 By: R. Goodfellow : September 4th, 2022-00:20

Perfect!

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-23:33
Nice use of props and charged lume on the Topper Edition of Diver 65. Juicy!

Thank you!

 
 By: R. Goodfellow : September 4th, 2022-00:20
Keeping that lume charged while trying to get a good shot was a challenge. Weak lume is the only shortcoming of this piece.

One of very few

 
 By: Sardna : September 3rd, 2022-21:16
Habring COS ZM ...  

Habring are always so special! 👌👌👌

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 3rd, 2022-23:10

SLA017 and a concert poster from quite some time ago.

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 3rd, 2022-23:28
Lots of great posts here. Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. ...  

017 is one insider piece

 
 By: Cookies : September 3rd, 2022-23:37
No one will know….except the trained Eagle/Falcon or watch nerd. Ooo it is a simple Seiko diver. Oh yes I bought it from the local watch shop. Not (This is a Seiko which costs more than an Omega Aquaterra, but you’d never know…)

Haha too true…

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 4th, 2022-03:32
Even if the original issue price was half of what they’re going for now. I was lucky to get mine new from a Seiko boutique. BTW your collection is one I aspire to. Thank you!

I’m grateful buddy

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-05:14
Saving up for the next piece is a little hard now, because finances are tight on my side. But I perservere. Will work extra hours to make the dream come true. Just gonna get a quartz Breitling if it is still available. Rumour has it, it’s been discontinue... 

Best wishes to you.

 
 By: RabidManatee : September 4th, 2022-06:09
Sounds like a good plan. Who knows what’s next from here. We need not be always in acquisition mode. Sometimes it’s nice to sit on and enjoy what we have. Best of luck to you!

All my pool cues . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-00:50
. . . are limited editions except for . . . . . . this one. (pplater has the other.) Tasmanian blackwood and huon handle trimmed with zaratite rings - an all-Aussie cue. ;-) The watch on my wrist earlier today was the double-signed ref 2390. Will post a w...  

Beautiful billiard cues

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-02:52
Those exotic woods..i can imagine being recognized in the smoky pub just by the billiard stick in the dark

A player is known in dark pool halls by his shots . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-11:45
. . . as well as his cues. Here's one made with the Tasmanian Devil. And, as promised, the watch on my wrist this Sunday. Best, Art ...  

Wow!! What a shot!! The name given to you cue so appropriate!!

 
 By: Subexplorer : September 7th, 2022-21:00
Great Omega to wear this Sunday dear Art!! Hagwe! Abel

Beautiful one, Art.

 
 By: Ruffian : September 4th, 2022-10:11
The watch, I mean; I know nuts about pool cues!

Tremendous quality of craftsmanship …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-10:21
Both pool cue and Omega are superb !

The craftsmanship of a cue isn't evident only in its appearance, Cap . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-11:38
. . . playing character counts, too. Kinda like guitars, I suppose.

I completely agree with you ..,

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-12:36
Excellent video 👏👏👏

Two here,one probably a limited run rather than edition

 
 By: halkcb : September 4th, 2022-01:25
a golden horse 2007 reedition for the japan market and the 750 anniversary plate from the Chaine des Rotisseurs My SantosDumont le Bis with a limited run of the Callas 'live' recordings on cds and blu-ray HAGWE all henry ...  

Lovely Henry

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-05:12
The Golden Horse is one elegant piece. I must go have a look at it soon. And the Cartier is beautiful, juxtaposed with the maroon red record. Beautiful!!

Stunning Rado and Cartier Henry!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-11:40

Back in Time , Azimuth LE 76/80

 
 By: Wachnut : September 4th, 2022-05:32
Great topic , and many brilliant posts ! Just have one LE watch worth mentioning, the Azimuth Back in Time ( both literally and figuratively! ) I like watches which play around with the concept of time without being gimmicky about it , which I think this ...  

Oh this is really special

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-05:36
A watch which tells the time in the counterclockwise direction. It is so unique. Great LE to post here. So interesting!

Thanks !

 
 By: Wachnut : September 4th, 2022-15:08
Thanks Cookies , yes it is quite interesting and always draws some curious glances once anyone has a closer look and realises that it’s not the “ wrong “ time followed by the light bulb moment of how it works 😄

Limited: more than one, fewer than ???...

 
 By: pplater : September 4th, 2022-06:15
What a lovely theme - and what lovely watches already contributed! The Pateks of FabR, especially, are...fab! For your consideration: AP G&PS. One of what was supposed to be 50, but how many of those they ended up making, who knows? Be-Ba Chronometre. Two...  

Can’t load the exciting images

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-06:24
Could you check the post if the pics went through. Wow just by reading I want to see those rare pieces.

Sorry, cookies!...

 
 By: pplater : September 4th, 2022-06:38
Photobucket seems to work differently since last posting! Hopefully they are there now. Cheers, pplater ...  

I can see them now

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-06:41
Mindblowing, my mind was blown. I think you are the only one posting an AP and also a McGonigle this week. Those are royalty in this theme. And the cue sticks…DrNo will love them I believe.

“Dr No will love them, I believe”…

 
 By: pplater : September 4th, 2022-07:21
He should - they’re all his fault! 😂 Cheers, pplater.

In all fairness, we should share credit for our Tasmanian cues . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-12:50
. . . with Bob and also Gareth, the geology lab tech at UC Santa Barbara without whom the zaratite rings . . . . . . would've been literally impossible. Art ...  

Our Tasmanian cues . . .

 
 By: Dr No : September 4th, 2022-12:58
. . . aren't just for show. 🎱

All class…

 
 By: pplater : September 4th, 2022-13:41

Wow, all the shots are like a computer

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-14:24
Calculated and so accurate. Wow!! It is the Art of Art.

Man Ray's Cadeau - Readymade - limitation through authorization

 
 By: brauner : September 4th, 2022-08:24
with my son's G-Shock ...  

What a thought-provoking piece.

 
 By: Ruffian : September 4th, 2022-10:18
Wonder if he used it on ady fidelin.

What a difference a slight alteration can make

 
 By: brauner : September 4th, 2022-15:31
Key piece of Dadaism. Hopefully he did not.

Patek Philippe limited and rare …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-10:17
Fab R joined us and posted several beautiful shots of his incredible rare handcrafts watches. I hope you enjoy this Patek combo from my collection, the 5070p... Have a great weekend friends ! Captain ...  

I really love this watch …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-12:23
The extra weight and finish of the platinum version makes all the difference, in my opinion. Thank you for your kind message.

The joy of collecting our favourite watches …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-12:25
I’m sure you know the feeling of them becoming like old friends 🤔

That would make a great theme for WristScan …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-14:05
Would you like host it at some point in the future ?

🙏❤️🥂

 
 By: FabR : September 4th, 2022-15:56

Late at the show but I hope

 
 By: Speedie74 aka Mr. Torquise : September 4th, 2022-11:04
it doesn’t count! My rarest, limited to 50 pieces: The best in an horological view, limited edition of 100: The most beautiful, limited edition of 200: The sportiest, limited edition of 200: I didn’t post pictures from my numerous watches ( Daniel Roth, M...  

Amazing Adam

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-11:06
It counts..I will add this into the summary of the history of these pieces too...next post will be on H Moser and the other Independents.

Awesome selection Adam! That 40mm Lange 1815 is so sweet!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-11:39

Some amazing watches in this thread.

 
 By: Ruffian : September 4th, 2022-12:06
Here are two 'limited edition' tributes that got me started on my vintage collecting: Another 'limited edition', Grand Seiko's sbgm029, issued for the 10th Anniversary of their GMT watches: I also collect books, and this is a first edition of one of Iris ...  

you take great photos

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-14:05
Esp the Geophysic. It is so crisp, I can almost reach the screen and touch it.

Thank you.

 
 By: Ruffian : September 5th, 2022-02:55

Family picture of Montblanc LEs...

 
 By: penfriend : September 4th, 2022-13:48
From top left to bottom right: LE 565, LE 110, LE100, LE58, LE58 (wife...), LE58, LE10, LE8, LE18 ...  

my jaw just dropped off

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-14:04
Oh my Lord! A----may---zing!!

Some more to come…

 
 By: penfriend : September 4th, 2022-15:32
In the next months

I love this collection

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : September 4th, 2022-15:41
But the 1 of 1 is missing!

Not in the house today ☺️

 
 By: penfriend : September 4th, 2022-16:19
Thank you!

Cool theme…

 
 By: KMII : September 4th, 2022-13:56
Somehow it seems that nowadays most watches are limited… 🤷🏻‍♂️ As for other items, as the whole week is one huge unboxing I will sadly need to pass 🤦🏻‍♂️ 1 of 500… 1 of 300… 1 of 150… 1 of 25… 1 of 1 😁 And the wrist companion this weekend, as it has been ...  

Hello dear KM …

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : September 4th, 2022-14:01
Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Another tremendous lineup of superb watches and straps from your collection. The Chopard catches my eye this weekend 👀 Best regards Captain

Excellent submissions KMII

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-14:20
Love the II on the piece unique Habring2. Also love the Chopard Flyback with the matching nato, and the Mingz. Juicy GS too.

One fine day

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-14:26
two flat white ...  

2nd Geophysic LE this week

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-14:29
Nice flat white coffee. Elegant shot

Thank you 🍪

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-14:47
You are a must with my every flat white

Macarons are nice too

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-15:01
Raspberry macarons are delicious. Nom nom nom

Thats when I am having an espresso

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-15:24

Stunning picture

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-20:51

Thank you Chronometer

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-23:53

My pleasure!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 5th, 2022-11:36

I love you too much

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-14:45
Almost wore these today ...  

Which version is that

 
 By: Cookies : September 4th, 2022-15:02
Nice bag used as a prop.

I ended up wearing the geophysic

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-15:25

So much character between these 2!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-20:51

thank you. I agree Chronometer

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-23:50

Here is mine

 
 By: mj23 : September 4th, 2022-16:45
The perfect Ressence in my book. LE of 33 ...  

I was caught off guard here ...

 
 By: TeutonicCarFan : September 4th, 2022-18:31
Not only is this a quirky dial... but when I read it I thought it said resonance and was expecting FPJ 🤣 very fun watch!

Now that is cool!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-20:51

super cute

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-23:50

Just a few

 
 By: cazalea : September 4th, 2022-20:48
Mike ...  

Very cool and unique Mike! Thanks for sharing!

 
 By: Chronometer (aka yacomino) : September 4th, 2022-20:52

all simply beautiful Mike

 
 By: Gelato Monster : September 4th, 2022-23:51

Amazing pieces

 
 By: Cookies : September 5th, 2022-02:39
1st Vianney Halter and Paul Gerber of the week here. These are the stuff of dreams