The watch that made me fall in love with VC...
06/03/2010 - 16:14
its called the Mercator in trubute to the Dutch cartographer. The dials are engraved with the maps he had drawn in the 16th century. The minutes and hours hands are retrograde and are cleverly designed in a compass shape. here's an article I had written some time ago which may interest you: click here to read
the platinum Mercator
06/03/2010 - 16:17
this watch made me fall all over VC again, ...
06/03/2010 - 16:30
but haven't gotten one in my hands yet. Very possibly my next acquisition, if i am lucky to find one that crosses my path.
there was an engraved dial and an enamel dial at Christie's HK
06/03/2010 - 17:16
ahhhh.... just got back from a month long trip and the christies....
06/03/2010 - 18:23
Catalog is still left on my office desk unopened. :( Gotto to be more diligent with the auctions !!!
Re: Which model is this? Pl help...
06/04/2010 - 15:24
Thank you, everyone! Appreciate your time.
nice scan! (nt)
06/05/2010 - 17:26
06/07/2010 - 15:33