Saturday, 31 May 2008

JLC Dinner in Singapore... Celebrating 175 years of fine watchmaking

what follows are pictures from a very fun evening amongst friends, old and new, and some amazing watches... JLCs were aplenty of course and there were others too ;)

jaeger lecoultre master compressor extreme world chronograph steel titanium rose gold
what they were serving for dinner...
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yummy... could i have seconds (doh! the pun was not intended)
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valentino rossi 46 limited series
nice back
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benny singapore paneristi raphmeister timetapestry
and a rocking wrist shot of 2 dudes who clearly have good taste :) haha
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harry tan horlographer dick leong joseph koh jokoh
my fine dinner companions are up next... raphmeister with dick, joe and harry
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decksurgeon audi vagsg dr monique goh
new friends on the table were kee hwee, ju ming(decksurgeon) and monique
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zach toh horomundi zephy49 jsim jeffrey sim watchprosite
shot of zach, lionel(sorry bro, you're a bit blurry in the shot), dick and jeff
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and Harry again who put up with my banter most of the night
singapore watch bloggers united :) harry of course has the great
watchinghorology site and i've got my timetapestry blog
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memovox polaris 1968
now to the watches and the JLCs first... we'll start off with the "HOT" piece
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i like it in the metal... if it were fairly priced i may pull the trigger...
but i think that is not to be
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Linda telling me to stop nancying about and get my deposit in to be on the wait list :) haha... nah she didn't say that of course... thanks for modelling the watch Linda
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amvox 3 was burning hot too!!! let me stand next to your fire...
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move over rover and let raphy take over (all apologies to jimi)
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polo fields reverso squadra action... the squadras are not for me...
but i have this friend who really digs carbon fibre on the dial...
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tourbillon regulator
JLC tourby... you fine...
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The majority of JLC owners there had this watch on...an icon.. the reverso
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some sexy backs
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dirks prize and stefanos gorgeous rose gold piece
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an interesting vintage LeCoultre on Chee Hong's wrist...
nice vintage piece dude

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two friends had this gorgeous piece on... a simple and
nice tourbillon that won't break the bank...
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shots of dudes and dudettes all around... lets see ju ming, ch, zach, teck meng,
linda, russell, elgin, tjeng jaw, monique, stefano and phil
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guest, chee hong and dirk
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Xavier Dufoix was on top form in his presentation and for the quiz
that my table almost won but for 1 man who is apparently not only
a walking dictionary for iwc but knows his jlc pretty well...
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some shots of an excellent thai meal
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i love prawns
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the belachan was excellent ... very spicy, how it should be :p
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audemars piguet royal oak offshore arnold's all stars 48mm
There were several nice non-JLC watches abouts too...
this one is the mac daddy... this watch IS HUGE. i had difficulty holding it
in my hand... its 48mm and it makes my ROO feel so small ;) haha

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glashutte original swan neck balance cock
ooh nice back... 2 balance cocks are better than 1...
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goodies this round were a bag tag and this years catalogue
the watch didn't come in the goody bag
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richard mille rm10
to end off... this was my favorite wrist shot of the nite... thanks philip for holding so still and that shirt is just too funky man :) excellent stuff
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Thanks to all the fine folks at JLC and Jaw on Horomundi for a great evening and as always it was great catching up with old mates and meeting new people who share this passion of ours. Hope you enjoyed this photo-report.

Cheers
Raphmeister

1 comment:

Stefano said...

Hey Raph, Great report! Great shot of some beautiful watches and the food is making me hungry all over again!

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