The SIHH 2009 starts on the 19th of January. Besides the MBandF pre-SIHH news I blogged about a few days ago, I won’t be posting that much about this event. Please keep an eye on the SIHH 2009 Forum over at Perpetuelle.com. This great forum does a full coverage on the SIHH expo.
IWC is one of the first to give pre-SIHH introductions of their new models. The new Aquatimer series and Ingenieur series are quite interesting, however, you’ll have to logon to the official IWC Forum to see the pictures of these models. However, a few members of that forum attended an IWC Collectors Meeting where IWC had these new models on display.
The new Ingenieur ‘Mission Earth’ will replace the good old Ingenieur Automatic ref.3227. The latter has been in production since 2005, so I am really curious what will happen to the prices of this model in the used market.
Picture from the IWC meeting report written by Bob Bunnik
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