Sunday, May 27, 2007

Golay Spierer Mystery watch

Case: stainless steel case. Diameter 39.0 mm. thickness: 9.5 mm. Dial: Matt black. Hands: anti-reflective coating sapphire glass and opal pointers. Black second hand with 2 other opals. Crystal: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflection treatment, on both side. Crown: Stainless steel crown. Back: Sapphire glass open back. Movement: Automatic winding. Caliber ETA 2892-A2. 28'800 alt/h. 21 jewels. Oscillating weight: Platinum oscillating weight which is hand graved. Water-resistance: 100 m or 10 ATM. Bracelet: Black Galuchat bracelet. Clasp: Folding clasp in stainless steel.


Sunday, May 20, 2007

The "Vintage Serie"
Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Daytona"

Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph "Daytona", Ref. 16520. Made in the 1990s. Self-winding, water-resistant to 100 meters, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, 50-hour autonomy and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster flip-lock bracelet. Three-body case, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, "Triplock" winding-crown protected by the "crown guard", tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. Dial: Bi-colored black and silver with applied tritium-coated steel indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Tritium-coated steel "bâton" hands. Movement: Caliber 4030, rhodium-plated, "oeil-de-perdrix"decoration, 31 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws. Diameter 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Thursday, May 17, 2007

Joost Invites

It's not about watches but I have many Joost invites to give away. Joost is an online television service from Skype and Kazaa founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom.
So if you want one, please send me a email.


Audemars Piguet Millenary MC12 Tourbillon and chronograph

Reference: 26069PT.OO.D028CR.01. Movement: Caliber: 2884, hand-wound with twin barrel and tourbillon. Carbon mainplate. Anodised aluminium bridges. Total diameter: 38.40 x 33.40 mm. Caging diameter: 37.40 x 32.40 mm. Thickness: 9.67 mm. 30 jewels. 336 parts. Up to 237-hour power reserve. Cadence of the balance: 21,600 vibrations per hour. Finishing: all parts finished by hand. Functions: Hours, minutes. Chronograph. Power-reserve indication.
Case. 950 platinum. Diameter: 47 mm. Transparent sapphire crystal caseback. Water resistance: 20 m. Dial: Openworked to reveal the movement, with carbon 30-minute counter at 12 o’clock, pearly and blue paintings identical to those of the Maserati MC12 car. Gold applied Maserati trident. Blued and luminescent hands; red centre seconds hand. Strap: Hand-sewn leather large square-scale blue crocodile leather with 950 platinum AP folding clasp. Limited edition of 150.


Thursday, May 10, 2007

Alain Silberstein Tourbillon Papaya

Movement with a (flying) tourbillon (produced by STT). Hand winding movement (ASC 1.3). Autonomy: 90 hours. Frequency: 4 hz (28,800 a/h). 2 barrels. 25 jewels. Stainless steel case (quality 316 l) gained with alligator skin. Watch dial gained with alligator skin. Date dial made in mother-of-pearl. Transparent back to show the movement. Antiglare sapphire crystal. Water resistant to 3 bar.


Sunday, May 06, 2007

New Link

Another watch blog from Raph in amazing Singapore. Worth adding to your bookmarks