I know, I am a bit behind schedule when it comes to the Fratellowatches blog, checking the several forums and other blogs ofcourse.
I have been busy last week(s). Well, that should never be an excuse to not be answering my hunger for watches, but I can’t come up with anything else.
My 28th birthday was on April 13th, but I celebrated it last weekend. Watchwise, I got very nice presents. A very very nice watchbox from my girlfriend Fleur. I will take pictures of it this weekend (and fill it with some of my watches) and post it online. Gerard (of co-editor and shopowner of Horloge Platform Nederland) got me watchpresents as well. A nice retro LED watch, with real LED’s (no LCD-like electronica) and a press kit of the latest Speedmaster Pro special, including a CD-ROM by Omega. The other presents were great as well, but since they are not watch related, I won’t bore you with them 🙂
As for now, especially for the Dutch readers among us, here are some interesting links:
http://www.dezinvanluxe.nl is a new Dutch blog & forum on watches by Dale Vito and Steef Marcelissen.
Another interesting link is http://www.horlogenieuws.nl with all the latest news on watches and watch business. This site is maintained by Gerard Nijenbrinks.
So to keep things short again, I will be posting some news this weekend again.
Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more