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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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IWC Legend Kurt Klaus – The Man Who Will Live For 500 Years

We present to you another WristTale from our friend Nicolai Klingenberg, founder of the Danish lifestyle blog My-Pleasure. The WristTale is from March 2011, and it is about the Danish IWC legend Kurt Klaus. On October 26, 1934, Kurt Klaus was born, and at that time neither he nor the watch company IWC knew that the two would be an inseparable duo till death would part them – and for several hundred […]

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Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual 1603

Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual 1603

I have always loved Rolex watches and finally decided to purchase my first one. I came across this timepiece through my watch repair specialist who comes from a family of watchmakers dating as far back as three generations. It is a vintage 1970 Rolex Datejust Oyster Perpetual 1603 that I acquired second-hand. The stainless steel watch is in original condition (never been polished) and features Rolex’s automatic winding caliber 1570, a […]

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Rolex Submariner with bracelets from Dutch Design Beads

Rolex Submariner with bracelets from Dutch Design Beads

In this picture you can see a way to “bead the ordinary” with the DDB bracelets in combination with the legendary Rolex Submariner. These bracelets are the Amsterdam and Assen models from Dutch Design Beads, representing the capitals of two provinces in the Netherlands.  Photo & Story Credit dutchdesignbeads

Omega Seamaster Chrono

Omega Seamaster Chrono

This is my Omega Seamaster Chrono. My father purchased it new I believe in the early to mid 90s. This watch has been with me for many milestones in my life. For example my marriage, the birth of my son and my completion of the police academy. The watch was on loan to me from my dad for many years, but when my son was born he decided it should be […]

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Richard King about his handcrafted cufflinks made from vintage watch movements

Richard King about his handcrafted cufflinks made from vintage watch movements

What was the inspiration to start a business I have been collecting watches all my life and started dismantling the more redundant ones recently to unveil some singularly complex inner workings. I also collect cufflinks, though had become bored by the designs, so decided to see if I could create something that nobody else had. Inspired by my late grandfather, (whose electronic and technological ingenuity was put to use during World […]

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Skagen 853XLSSC

Skagen 853XLSSC

Skagen 853XLSSC is a beautiful scandinavian designed watch. It is very slim for its size, and will go well with both a sporty or classic look. The watch has a calendar and a built in alarm. With the Skagen 853XLSSC you get a lot of watch for your money, it retails for 199$, but we found it on Amazon for only 86$! More details about Skagen 853XLSSC Brand Skagen Style […]

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