Articles by: Mick

Rolex Submariner aka The Hulk

Rolex Submariner aka The Hulk

My first post on Wristporn shows one of my best books ever: ROLEX SUBMARINER STORY, sold out a few months ago, and distributed all over the world, together with a very special Rolex (from my point of view). In fact, after collecting all the 5 marks of the ref. 16610LV, I bought two examples of this 116610LV, to see if there are some differences between them and monitoring the color […]

Read More

Australian Coin watch with Penny dial

Australian Coin watch with Penny dial

This is my dad’s Australian Coin watch with Penny dial 1938, rose gold edition, Diameter 36mm, CAKP 525885. The kangaroo penny was designed by George Kruger Gray in 1938, and minted from 1938 through to 1964 with the exception of 1946 and 1954. Only genuine year coins are available for this model. Found it my storeroom yesterday, I knew that it was there but never realized how beautiful it actually is, still […]

Read More

Citizen AW1018-55e – My first real watch

Citizen AW1018-55e – My first real watch

I got this Citizen AW1018-55e Eco-Drive Stealth Black Steel, 42mm from my mother for my 18th birthday (2012) back in Taiwan. It marks the day where I officially attained young adulthood. It meant a lot to me, because back then I only had one watch, and that was from from Smash. And  most importantly,  this black beauty stole my heart and sparked my love and passion for wrist wear. I would love to  pick up the hobby of collecting timepieces  in […]

Read More

Lew and Huey Watch Company

Lew and Huey Watch Company

If you had to make and “elevator pitch” of Lew and Huey, what would you say? They’re serious watches for people who don’t take themselves or their watches all that seriously. Too many brands put too much effort into adding gravitas to their aura with their marketing. It’s just a watch!!! Our designs are handsome, and they’re a good value. We want the brand to be fun, for people to love […]

Read More

ZEITGEIST – A NEW DANISH WATCH BRAND

ZEITGEIST – A NEW DANISH WATCH BRAND

What do you get if an engineer, a dentist, and a landscape architect choose to embark on a joint business venture? In the case of Mathies, Thomas, and Erling, the answer is a watch company. The name is Zeitgeist, the watches are a reality, and in this WristTale our friend Nicolai Klingenberg from My-Pleasure  interviewed Mathies one of the founders of Zeitgeist, so we all can get  to know more about […]

Read More

15 year old serial entrepreneur Andy Dewar about his passion and newest venture

15 year old serial entrepreneur Andy Dewar about his passion and newest venture

My name is Andy Dewar, I’m 15 and was born in Motherwell Scotland. I soon moved to Essex in England because of my Dad’s job…Essex is now where I call home. I originally started the social networking site Ooblur, which I have recently sold. With the money I made from the sale of Ooblur, I started JustAdvertise.me, a PPC advertising technology for businesses to maximise exposure, cost effectively. I am […]

Read More

It all started with a white Swatch…

It all started with a white Swatch…

This WristTale is told by our friend potatoes1719 who has one of the most legendary watch collections we have seen to date, enjoy! “So where do I begin? I guess I’ve been a watch fanatic since getting my first watch in 1983, a white Swatch with a blue polkadot face…from then on I was hooked. By the time I was a senior in High School. I had bought and sold a […]

Read More

Panerai PAM 91

Panerai PAM 91

I got this Panerai PAM 91 when i graduated from medical school, it was a present from my mother. I could choose any watch and i wanted this Panerai. But in 2008 I made a huge mistake! At that time I really wanted a Graham watch and therefore sold the Paenrai to a friend. Last year I knew I had made a bad deal, so I told my friend that he […]

Read More

Omega milestone

Omega milestone

Omega milestone museum collection, limited edition, 18k white gold, telemeter. Originally issued to military generals. The scaling on the dial is to calculate how far the enemy was, so they could set their artillery to the right angle. When they saw the fire of the enemy’s artillery, they would start the chronograph, and when they heard the sound they would stop it, and whatever number the chronograph hand pointed at, […]

Read More

Zeitgeist Denmark Mechanica

Zeitgeist Denmark Mechanica

We are a danish-based start-up company called Zeitgeist Denmark. The purpose of Zeitgeist Denmark is to supply a watch capable of representing the ongoing trends in technology, crafts and design. We sought to create a watch with an understated and classic appeal further enhanced by a simple and clean look rooting in Scandinavian design. On these models, we use pure mechanical and self-winding movements. The productions are extremely limited and, individually numbered. All watches are modified, assembled and tested ind Denmark. The movements are […]

Read More