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I’ve had my eye on the IWC Portuguese Minute Repeater IW544907 for years
Wearing my IWC Aquatimer 812/1812: “the first Aquatimer”
Serendipity – IWC Pilot’s Chronograph 3706 Finally!
Joachim Loew and his IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph by Jessica Head coach Joachim Loew of Germany wore his IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph throughout the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. He wore it during training sessions, press conferences, Quarter-Final and Semi-Final matches and, ultimately, the Final match. At... Read more
The Odd, the Unusual, and the Uncommon Paul Delury Here is an eclectic selection of timepieces that offer something different in design, technology, function or scarcity. Whatever the category, I venture that none are likely to be seen all too often. THE ODD. Wyler Incaflex demonstrater. Here’s a somewhat... Read more
The gorgeous IWC Portuguese Grande Complication Edwin Heusinkveld Finding reasons NOT to visit Amsterdam became even more complicated since the opening of the IWC Boutique. Some photos of the IWC Portuguese Grande Complication: What an absolute GORGEOUS watch. I expected it to be much bigger but it was pleasantly... Read more
Live at SIHH: IWC Aquatimer Collection that’s all for now folks. plenty more installed come Watches & Wonders 2014… greetings from Geneva ! Read more
SIHH 2014 IWC Aquatimer Collection As previously announced, for 2014 IWC relaunches its Aquatimer Collection with six new models. At SIHH 2014, IWC revealed the Aquatimer Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month, the Aquatimer Deep Three in titanium and the Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “50 Years Science for Galapagos”. Below are all... Read more
For 2014, IWC relaunches the IWC Aquatimer Collection with six new models. Photographs of three IWC Aquatimer models are presented, below. The most conspicuous technical modification in the new IWC Aquatimer generation is the innovative external/internal rotating bezel complete with IWC SafeDive system. The mechanism combines the advantages of... Read more
Tis the season! IWC “Le Petit Prince” gift for a lucky TZer During my visit to the NYC Boutique, I got this cool set of Le Petit Prince ornaments, which I believe is given to those who buy a LPP watch. They’re 3.5″ in diameter, so they have nice... Read more
A couple weeks back, we said goodnight to the forever lights of New York City And rose early the next day for the umpteenth edition of the Timezone Watch Walk NYC. Let’s get to steppin’ We’ve been leading Watch Walk NYC for five years, and will likely have to... Read more
As promised, a comparison showing the thickness of the 40 mm Ingenieur ref 3239 compared to the 42mm Aquatimer GST ref 3536: The profile of the Ingenieur 3239 makes clear that it wears very comfortable. Not just due to its small 10mm thickness but also because of how the... Read more
In the Fall of 1997, IWC introduced a new model line, called “GST”. Within the GST model line-up was a classic diving watch, the GST Aquatimer ref 3536. With a black dial signed “T Swiss Made T”, the early IWC Aquatimer GST used a mix of both Tritium and... Read more
Last week I had the opportunity to join a exclusive viewing of the Portuguese Siderale Scafusia. Benoit de Clerck, Managing Director of IWC North East Asia introduced the watch followed by a short video presentation. The event was held in a private room at Cafe Grey in Hong Kong.... Read more
January to the mechanical watch lover is akin to the opening of the season for baseball fans or the Daytona 500 for those endeared with NASCAR. This is the month of the Salon International de la Haute Horology (SIHH) where many of the top luxury watch brands release their... Read more
Here’s three of ’em. (Watches as owned by TomG). Read more
1979 IWC “Jumbo” Ingenieur SL ref. 3003. (Watch owned by TomG). Read more
For over fifty years, it has been the accepted knowledge that the history of the diving watch is intimately coupled to the history of recreational diving. Both Rolex & Blancpain (who equally claim to have invented the diver’s watch) use the introduction of the SCUBA (Self Contained Underwater Breathing... Read more
Guess where I was yesterday? by JAMES DOWLING
Hi All; I was on a flight at 7am yesterday, then a 45 min train ride through some stunning countryside. Past some amazing scenery. Then a short walk around a medieval town. I had been here on quite a few previous occasions, but i had never before noticed this.... Read more