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The iconic Glycine Airman

The iconic Glycine Airman

Every well known brand has is own land mark. For the small Swiss manufacturer Glycine that is undoubtedly their Airman model. Glycine was founded by Eugène Meylan in 1914. It remained a relatively ‘under the radar’ brand, with some special products like ladies watches, early automatics and chronometers. It was only in 1953 when...
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Superlative loupe, Loupe System Model 01

Superlative loupe, Loupe System Model 01

Loupe System produces a series of loupes which are build according to the same principles and requirements of a camera lens. The Model 01 loupe provides a 6x magnification through five multi-coated optical glass elements arranged in three groups. Most other loupes just use a single optical element to provide magnification. These loupes provide...
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Blue Monday

Blue Monday

Let’s take it this way; from today everything will get better! :-)
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Jaquet Droz first to announce a Basel 2013 preview

Jaquet Droz first to announce a Basel 2013 preview

It seems to me that this year Jaquet Droz was the first to announce a real Basel 2013 preview. A quarter of a year before the actual fair starts… Of course Omega came a few days ago with the introduction of their anti-magnetic movement which will of course be further showed at Basel 2013,...
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Swatch Group 2012 gross sales

Swatch Group 2012 gross sales

Incredible! The Swatch Group gross sales hit CHF 8.143 million in 2012. That’s a billion Swiss francs (+14%) more than the previous year! I really wonder what they are going to do with all that money. I bet they’re going to invest it in even more sales and production, so that they can grow...
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Sinn 358.Sa.Flieger (Pilot)

Sinn 358.Sa.Flieger (Pilot)

Sinn has introduced a 3,5 mm larger version of their very popular 356.Pilot model. Although I’m not a big fan of large watches, this bit of growing just does this pilot’s watch very well. The diameter/thickness ratio just feels better, and with the new 42 mm diameter it fits extremely well as a professional,...
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Happy 2013!

Happy 2013!

We wish all our readers a happy 2013, and thank you for your interest and support in 2012. This is what happened in concern to the www.in2watches.com blog in 2012: Annual report Hope to see you all back, and would like to welcome new readers, in 2013. Cheers, Gerard
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The ‘Horlogefotograaf’ calendar for 2013 is available

The ‘Horlogefotograaf’ calendar for 2013 is available

It’s getting towards the Christmas presents period, and just in time the beautiful and meanwhile renown ‘Horlogefotograaf’ calendar for 2013 is available for world wide shipping. Easy ordering and payment through PayPal is available at Bert Buijsrogge’s website, through: www.horlogefotograaf.nl Don’t miss out on this year’s issue!
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Panerai, Luminor Chrono Daylight

Panerai, Luminor Chrono Daylight

The Luminor Chrono Daylight (reference PAM 188) is a not often seen version of this Panerai chronograph. We’re offering here a complete set, which was sold new in 2005 and was recently fully serviced at the Panerai service atelier in The Netherlands. The watch is in extremely good condition with only the slightest marks...
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Archimede, Deckwatch UA7952-H1.1

Archimede, Deckwatch UA7952-H1.1

This is for the fast deciders, a virtually new Archimede Deckwatch, reference #UA7952-H1.1 (so with a black strap i.s.o. the dark brown one at the picture). The size of the watch is 42 mm and it uses a Unitas 6498 hand winding movement. The glass is sapphire AR coated crystal, the watch is 50...
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IWC, Mk XVI Spitfire

IWC, Mk XVI Spitfire

This IWC Mk XVI Spitfire, reference IW3255, was produced in 2006, however recently fully overhauled at IWC and so in like new condition again. It’s a possibility to own this beauty for almost half of the list price and with full manufacturers warranty. Have a look at the IWC Mk XVI Spitfire picture gallery,...
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Qlocktwo [W] – time in words

Qlocktwo [W] – time in words

Although we’re not particularly the type of people who love battery operated watches, we couldn’t resist this one… So as the only battery operated watch we took the Qlocktwo watch in our collection. More life pictures will follow or will be sent upon request. We have the English and French language versions available, both...
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How a mechanical watch works

How a mechanical watch works

Here’s a nice vintage video by Hamilton, explaining the basics of how a mechanical watch works. Very informative (for most of us) to see. And the fact that it’s a vintage film it ironically indicates that not much has happened in the way mechanical time pieces are constructed to indicate time. As an addition,...
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IWC, GST Rattrapante Chronograph

IWC, GST Rattrapante Chronograph

For sale is this gorgeous titanium IWC GST Rattrapante Chronograph (ref 3715). The GST model line was not very popular at the time, however it’s gaining more and more interest from watch collectors lately. Not many were sold and so IWC produced this model for only a year or two. The watch is in...
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Franck Müller, Color Dreams

Franck Müller, Color Dreams

I’m selling a Franck Müller Color Dreams (7851 SC). This watch has been worn however that’s hardly visible with the bare eye; it is in a very nice overall condition. The watch is fitted on the original leather strap which has a regular steel buckle. It comes complete with the original inner- and outer...
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