The Paul Newman Omega Speedmaster!

DescriptionEnquire Basic information Make Omega Model Speedmaster Reference ST 175.0032 Year  1997 Papers  Yes Box  Yes Sold Description There are rare watches. There are cool watches. There are watches with provenance. Then there are uber rare super cool watches with amazing provenance. Then this. If like me you are passionate about watches, motor racing, the…

The ULTIMATE tropical Omega SPEEDMASTER – Grail Warning!!

I’ve been an Omega Speedmaster fan long before I was a vintage Rolex fan. I’m guessing probably many of you here are also. Just the perfect chrono in my opinion, simple, stylish, functional and steeped in huge amounts of history. Very submarineresque I guess. I like just about all of them to some degree. My favourites obviously being the pre-moon watches and then the early moon watches but I’ve always had a deep love for the MK2.

What is a ‘GRAIL’ watch and why?

I recently posted a thread about a recent ‘grail’ acquisition of mine on a watch forum and it was interesting to see how many people interpreted the meaning of a ‘grail’ watch differently. ‘Grail’ is a term I think is often over used in WIS circles, many people seemingly acquiring their ‘grail’ only to be…

Congratulations To Andy Tims!

The prize draw took place on Christmas Day 2011 at 2.00pm using the random ‘daughter’ generator and the lucky winner of the inaugural prize draw was Andy Tims from Haslemere, Surrey. I’ve actually known Andy quite a long time and he is similarly passionate about his watches and Porsches. His watch collection is quite diverse,…

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