Just how cool is this dial?

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Just how cool is this dial?

Re: Just how cool is this dial?
06/25/2008 - 01:25

C'est tres cool, Alex!!

Especially in rose gold.

Don't take too long in posting more pics...



Not a very big Mercator connoisseur but this dial with the map...
06/25/2008 - 01:31

of Europe seems crazy-cool

Very cool dial Alex, really something to see in person
06/25/2008 - 02:33

and it brings back the memory from our tour when we were able to look under the microscope and view the very rare map of Portugal on another Mercator piece, just outstanding artwork.

Best, Tim

Re: Very cool dial Alex, really something to see in person
06/25/2008 - 06:14


you mean like this...



Yes, this is an amazing work of art, encapsulating history
06/26/2008 - 21:31

and time. Just incredible. Many thanks.

Best, Tim

Quite Interesting..........
06/25/2008 - 03:50

Shows many places that I have visited. How about the movement - what can you share?  Regards, Matt

Who cares what time it is, I would be happy
06/25/2008 - 13:48

Just looking at the dial. Superb art form with the shading and colors. Thanks Alex.

Mr L

Where are the other pics Alex?
06/25/2008 - 15:17

Mercator is really an unique watch...

I have mixed feelings about this watch
06/25/2008 - 22:21

I had the occasion to handle this watch, it is gorgeous, as all Mercators are.

But, the point, IMO, regarding the Mercator is to show old maps with old references (country, sea etc....).

The problem with this one is that the countries which are in the EU (at that time the EU wasn't composed of 27 countries) are separate from the others (see Norway and the Eastern countries). This is for me a bad mix of old maps, informations etc.... with nowadays geopolitical datas.


Dear Alex, to follow Jérôme, what was (were) the document(s) used?
06/26/2008 - 19:27


the map is inspired by those drawn by Mercator circa mid
06/26/2008 - 20:15

16th C, regarding the color code see the post above.