Watches and Art
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Only watch 2017: Collaboration between Urwerk and Laurent Ferrier

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Laurent Ferrier on the left and Felix Baumgartner of Urwerk   Arpal One, a unique watch signed Laurent Ferrier and URWERK For Only Watch 2017 July 2017 – It’s neither a Laurent Ferrier watch nor an URWERK, yet the signatures of both firms appear on its back. The existence of this unexpected watch defies logic … Continued

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Vintage: A Rolex Submariner 6536 with a story from Cuban Jeweler Joyeria Riviera

Vintage: A Rolex Submariner 6536 with a story from Cuban Jeweler Joyeria Riviera 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This is one exceptional vintage Rolex Submariner.  Not only exceptional, but possibly a unique piece.  Basically a holy grail watch from a private collection.  One lucky owner to call this watch his property. Rolex Submariner Reference 6536 with Joyeria Riviera from Cuba on dial   This timepiece is a Rolex Submariner from the 1950s, one … Continued

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My amazing visit at Bovet 1822 in Switzerland

My amazing visit at Bovet 1822 in Switzerland 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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A leaf growing on the wall of Chateau de Motiers.   Having visited many different watchmanufactures over the course of the past 7-8 years, each visit has always been a learning experience and left lasting impressions.  Few left a lasting impression as Bovet did which I just visited for two days. Bovet has several locations … Continued

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News: Presentation of Omega Seamaster Diver 300M „Commander’s Watch“ Limited Edition in London

News: Presentation of Omega Seamaster Diver 300M „Commander’s Watch“ Limited Edition in London 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Yesterday, July 5th, 2017, the “Commander’s Watch” was launched in London to celebrate the greatest secret agent of all time, Bond, aka James Bond. OMEGA and EON Productions celebrated the new James Bond inspired timepiece at a special event in London last Wednesday. OMEGA proudly unveiled a new timepiece dedicated to the fame and history … Continued

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News: Girard Perregaux is launching the Laureato watchcollection in Portugal and Milan, Italy

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Having introduced the new Laureato watchcollection in Barcelona, Madrid, Zürich and New York, Antonio Calce, CEO of Girard-Perregaux, just presented officially the new models of the Laureato watchcollection in Portugal and Milan, Italy. Girard-Perregaux presented together with portuguese luxury jeweler Torres Joalheiros the new Laureato watchcollection at two famous history locations: first, the worldfamous street … Continued

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News: Glashütte Original introduces two new services with their Pavonina ladies collection

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Glashütte Original: Uniquely feminine and infinitely personal   Exclusive online services transform Pavonina models into truly unique timepieces   The Glashütte Original Pavonina line speaks to the confident, style-conscious woman. Infinitely feminine and multifaceted, since 2013 Pavonina watches have been an essential component of the Ladies Collection from Glashütte Original. Now, new models featuring timelessly … Continued

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Impressions from Andreas Strehler’s summer party

Impressions from Andreas Strehler’s summer party 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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This was more than a fun party in Sirnach, the German speaking part of Switzerland.  The drive takes you past Zurich to a rather remote and rural area where the manufacture of Andreas Strehler is located. Andreas Strehler is known in the industry as the “engineer for the Brands and watchmaker for the few”.  Taking … Continued

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News: Laurent Ferrier Galet Regulateur

News: Laurent Ferrier Galet Regulateur 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Laurent Ferrier, the company named after its founder who has been a watchmaker for all of his life, has just introduced a new timepiece: the Galet Regulateur. Laurent himself was a watchmaker at Patek Philippe for 37 years before starting his own fine manufacture.  His watches most likely remind you of a very classic and … Continued

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News: MB&F introducing HM6 Alien Nation

News: MB&F introducing HM6 Alien Nation 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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You think this watch is crazy?  It probably is.  Yet it is amazing, intriguing, impressive, making a watch with a case completely made of sapphire crystal is one of the biggest challenges you can imagine.  Not sure who remembers the Richard Mille made of sapphire crystal made years ago.  Back then, I happened to visit … Continued

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Breaking news: Paul Newman’s personal Rolex Daytona will come to auction soon

Breaking news: Paul Newman’s personal Rolex Daytona will come to auction soon 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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Here comes a very special story.  While I was attending this year’s Baselworld fair, one of the evenings, a group of independent watchmakers including David Brailsford, Andreas Strehler and Paul Gerber, journalists including Michael Clerizo, and a whole bunch of people met for dinner in Germany near the Swiss border. During dinner, Michael Clerizo who … Continued

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Vintage: LEMANIA „KM” Chronograph – ultrarare find of Kriegsmarine (German WW2 marine) watch

Vintage: LEMANIA „KM” Chronograph – ultrarare find of Kriegsmarine (German WW2 marine) watch 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 5.00 von 5 Punkten, basierend auf 1 abgegebenen Stimmen.
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My love for watches has allowed me to meet many interesting collectors who sometimes own truly rare and precious timepieces from times long gone.  It is time for a mega rare find, at this point, only two such watches are known, with a rumour of a third one which I have not seen in person. … Continued