Gerard

Born in Groningen, Netherlands in 1960. Now living and working in The Hague. Owner of the meanwhile well known wrist watch specialty shop Horloge Platform Nederland (horlogeplatform.nl) and the Dutch online watch magazine horlogenieuws.nl (horlogenieuws.nl).

Web Site: http://www.in2watches.com


Doxa, TUSA Sub1000T

Doxa, TUSA Sub1000T

One of the latest additions to my watch collection has been a Doxa Sub1000T which was made in a limited series of only 100 pieces for the 30th anniversary of TUSA. These 100 watches were produced and sold out quickly in 2008; mine is #44. Doxa informed that 50 pieces were sold through their...
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IWC, Aquatimer Chronograph ‘Cousteau Divers’

IWC, Aquatimer Chronograph ‘Cousteau Divers’

A very a attractive stainless steel watch with a serious diameter of 44 mm and a rubber diving strap. This reference, 3781, is a limited edition of 2.500 pieces and was sold in August 2008. In February 2011 it was fully serviced at the IWC Service-Apres-Vente center, and not worn since. The watch comes...
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Roger Dubuis, Easy Diver Chronograph

Roger Dubuis, Easy Diver Chronograph

For sale is this incredible ‘Desk Diver’. This watch is a huge 46mm and certainly not suitable for the faint at heart. The shape, the strap, the color of the dial, the movement; I would say it’s the opposite of for instance a Rolex DeepSea. The casing is made of stainless steel and has...
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Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Deep Sea

Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox Deep Sea

In 1959, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduced the first automatic diving watch equipped with an alarm: the Memovox Deep Sea. Three years earlier, in 1956, Captain Jacques Cousteau had unveiled the splendours of undersea life in his famous film “The Silent World”, which caused an unprecedented craze for the new diving techniques that he had developed using...
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The original Cartier Santos, another ‘gangsta’ watch

The original Cartier Santos, another ‘gangsta’ watch

Remember my post concerning the acquisition of the, in my eyes’ ultimate eighties/nineties gangsta watch? It was the steel and gold Rolex Datejust 16233 and to refresh your mind, the post can be found here: in2watches.com/?p=308 Now I added another watch to this doubtful collection of mine, the original Cartier Santos – in steel...
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Sinn 6000.Finanzplatzuhr, complete set

Sinn 6000.Finanzplatzuhr, complete set

For sale, a Sinn 6000.Finanzplatzuhr, complete set (ref# 6000.010). In very good condition, sold new directly at the factory in Frankfurt in 2008. Complete with inner- outer box, certificate, stainless steel bracelet and leather strap, loupe, tool, spring-bars, cloth, everything. List price of this set is € 2.640,= – I’m offering this one at...
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GEO thank you very much

GEO thank you very much

GEO, Cartier specialist, owner and editor of www.troisanneaux.com, and moderator at the Revolution-Online Cartier forum, made this beautiful header for our in2watches weblog. Thank you very much!
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Cartier CPCP book

Cartier CPCP book

Cartier specialist GEO (troisanneaux.com) has just published a beautiful book about Cartier’s CPCP (Collection Privée Cartier Paris) collection. The book contains many pictures which GEO made from his own Cartier watch collection and during the last few years when he visited Cartier exhibitions around the world. Cartier has ended the CPCP collection after 10...
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Panerai Luminor Rattrapante

Panerai Luminor Rattrapante

The Watch Observer has tested the new and highly exclusive Panerai Luminor Rattrapante PAM 357. Have a look at the interesting review and exclusive pictures at www.thewatchobserver.co.uk
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iPhone watch apps, are they any good?

Almost every self respecting watch brand meanwhile has an iPhone watch app. Jaeger-LeCoultre, Omega, Breitling, Lange & Söhne, Bell & Ross and, since today, Hublot. What do you think are they any good? I find myself looking at them for one or two times and removing them after I mentioned that I didn’t look...
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Just arrived!

Just arrived!

The postman always rings twice; look what he just brought in: A Breitling Navitimer 806 made in 1959, and almost in like new condition. This is a very rare find and I’m very happy!
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Omega Speedmaster Professional, From the Moon to Mars

Omega Speedmaster Professional, From the Moon to Mars

In very good condition, sold new in 2007. Complete with inner- outer box and certificate. € 1.850,= plus S&I. Watch is in The Netherlands. Watch is now sold.
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Rolex Datejust 16233, 1995

Rolex Datejust 16233, 1995

The steel/gold Datejust is such a perfect eighties/nineties wannabe gangsta watch. I just feel like that sometimes ;-)
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Interesting video about time

Robert-Jan of fratellowatches.com found this interesting video from Wubbo Ockels, a Dutch astronaut, on our experience of time.
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