TimeZone Chicago, Illinios Gathering – June 2003 June 10, 2003 Ed was in Chicago and gracious enough to spare time from his medical business and his family to have dinner with a small group of Chicago WIS’s. We wanted to give Ed a flavor of Chicago, so dinner was... Read more
TimeZone Napa Valley, California Gathering – July 2000 By Mike Disher Part I Photos by Mike Disher and John Davis         On Saturday, July 22, some 55 TimeZoners met at Robert Mondavi’s beautiful La Famiglia Winery in the hills above the Napa Valley. The weather was... Read more
TimeZone Palto Alto, California Gathering – March 2003 At Palo Alto Mings restaurant, there were 48 die hard Panny lovers gathered, here’s brief report. Welcoming speech by Larry Seiden, long time trusted WIS, co-organizer of this event. Mr. Philppe Bonay, Pres. of Panerai USA, he doesn’t want to speech,... Read more
TimeZone Dinner With Ludwig Oechslin By Mike Disher   On June 30, 2000, a group of us got together for dinner with LudwigOechslin, Master Watchmaker and designer of the movements in the Ulysse Nardin Astrolabium,Planetarium, Tellurium, GMT ±, Perpetual Ludwig, and GMT ± Perpetual. Ludwig also designed the world’s... Read more
TimeZone Hong Kong Gathering – March 2003 Hi there, It has been quite a long time without posting in TZ Classics!! Last week, however, I had joined such a special party that I can’t hold acting as a reporter here!!! This was a special watch gathering among some TZers... Read more
TimeZone New Haven, Connecticut Gathering – May 2000 TimeZone Report Sally’s Apizza, Wooster Street New Haven, Connecticut USA May 20, 2000 L to R: Robert Kreisler (aka Rovert); Mary Hanson; Trevor Hanson; Les Ismore; Bob Lowenthal; Donald Feeney Best Collection: Bob Lowenthal Included: Vacheron & Constantin; Rolex; Vintage movado;... Read more
TimeZone Redwood City, California Gathering – April 2002 SWIS Luncheon – Redwood City, California April 27, 2002 by Mike Disher   Not to be outdone by last week’s Beverly Hills event, Nor. Cal WIS attended a wonderful luncheon on April 27 at Fabbros in Redwood City. Special thanks to... Read more
TimeZone Basel 2000 Gathering On Saturday night, March 25, about 35 TimeZoners from all over the world met for dinner in Basel. The following are scans taken by yours truly and Amadeus Gould. Needless to say, it was a wonderful evening. I’m already looking forward to 2001. Read more
TimeZone Beverly Hills, California Gathering – April 2002 SWIS Luncheon, Daily Grill, Beverly Hills April 20, 2002 by Mike Disher   The Society of Watch Idiot Savants (SWIS), Los Angeles Chapter, met at the Daily Grill in Beverly Hills on Saturday, April 20. I counted 23 attendees, but people... Read more
TimeZone Toronto, Canada Luncheon Gathering – January 2000 Text by Jeff Low. Scanning, Posting and Hosting by Don “DON” Ginsler. Digital camera equipment by Greg Wellman and Rod Cleaver. Toronto Canada was again the center of the Watch Universe for a few hours for a group of watch enthusiasts.... Read more
TimeZone Millburn, New Jersey Gathering – October 2001 On Saturday, October 6, 2001, a bunch of us got together for a nice lunch and some watch-talk. The restaurant is called the Brick Oven, and it’s a nice little Italian bistro-type place in the heart of downtown Millburn (if Millburn... Read more
TimeZone Carmel, California Gathering – January 2000 On Saturday, January 15, 21 lucky TZers gathered in scenic Carmel by the Sea, California. We met at the Rio Grill, where the food and service were super. Marvin Arnold did an excellent job organizing this get-together – thanks Marvin! Our guests... Read more
TimeZone Washington DC Gathering – May 2001 (Part I) The Spring 2001 DC Watch Luncheon May 19, 2001 A bunch of Washington DC area watch enthusiasts gathered at Clyde’s of Mark Center in Alexandria, for the 4th whenever-we-feel-like-it DC Watch Luncheon on a rainy Saturday. The meeting began, as... Read more
TimeZone Beverly Hills, California Lunch Gathering – January 2000 On Sunday, January 9, 15 TZers assembled at noon at Kate Mantilini’s on Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills for the first-ever TZ L.A. lunch. Thanks go to Edward Fang (“edwww”) for selecting the restaurant and taking care of the reservation.... Read more
TZ Luncheon Event in Honolulu, Hawaii by Richard Paige February 3, 2001 On Friday February 2, 2001, I attended an official TZ Luncheon Event in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Lunch was to welcome to the Islands Charles Henning, who was visiting from Mainland China. Ironically, Charles is from Hawaii. He... Read more
TimeZone Toronto, Canada Luncheon Gathering – January 2000 Text by Jeff Low. Scanning, Posting and Hosting by Don “DON” Ginsler. Digital camera equipment by Greg Wellman and Rod Cleaver. Toronto Canada was again the center of the Watch Universe for a few hours for a group of watch enthusiasts.... Read more
Denver/Boulder TZ Meet – February 2001 (lots o’ scans) by Bill Mattocks (bmattock@earthlink.net) Hello all, Just got back from a dreadful evening being tortured by evil people who have way too much money and way too many high-end watches, and they wouldn’t give me any of their money or... Read more
Timezone Dinner – Singapore October 22, 1999 By Peter Chong, October 1999 Optimized for a 1024 pixel width screen. Other screen widths may cause text and graphics to overlap. Many large pictures! Dinner is served! About 25 Timezoners gathered in Singapore on Oct 22, 1999. Special Guest for the... Read more
The TimeZone “Not in Honor of Mike Margolis” Dinner   On September 12, 17 lucky TZers gathered at the 94th Aero Squadron restaurant not to honor Mike Margolis. As most of you know, Mike moderates TZ’s Blancpain Forum, and he co-moderates the Public Forum. Mike is an East Coaster,... Read more
TimeZone Singapore Dinner Fast Download Version October 22, 1999   Dinner is served! About 25 TimeZoners gathered in Singapore on October 22, 1999. Special Guest for the dinner was Rolf Schnyder, President & CEO of Ulysse Nardin. Special thanks to Rolf for very graciously paying for the wine (5... Read more
TimeZone Palo Alto, California – IWC Luncheon Gathering – October 2000 by Michael Disher   On Saturday, October 28, 50 fortunate TZers gathered at the Piatti Restaurant at the Stanford Center in Palo Alto, CA. The Guest of Honor was Kurt Klaus, IWC’s Master Watchmaker and movement designer, and... Read more
by Aran Hegarty DC Area Timezoner’s Gathered at the Daily Grill – the ticking noise was so loud that the local bomb squad was called into investigate 25 DC area Timezoners and 3 special guests gathered for lunch at the Daily Grill Restaurant in Tysons II – The Galleria.... Read more