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2014-06-06: Project GMT/Date wheel update

Date wheel production has been approved. We expect to have some samples in a few weeks. Pending the quality of the samples we will post some pics.

A 369 Nassau in Paris – Part 2

at Café de Flore

2014-05-22: Project 300 Drawing delay

During our last correspondence the draftsman indicated that the first round was nearly completed. That was about a week ago. We will follow-up with the contractor to get a revised completion date for the first draft.

2014-05-22: PMWF Build update

We have 5 more units finished. We haven’t changed the infographic yet for these watches because we are in the process of installing the bracelets. I don’t want to fill in more “circles” unless the watches are 100% completed. At this point we have to get more bracelets from the supplier. A number of the… Read More

2014-05-20: Project GMT Date wheel update

The font has been finished and the artwork has just been sent off to the printers. There is still a little bit of technical work to do on the vendor’s side. We haven’t designed a date wheel before so we didn’t do the layout, just the scaling of the numbers and the font work. After… Read More

2014-05-20: Communication Updates

Sorry for the spotty communication over these last few weeks of May. We have made some improvements that we hope will bear fruit in the second half of the year. When it started to look likely that some of the new improvement projects would pay off it became clear that our back office procedures would… Read More

2014-05-13: Communication Delays

We, or more specifically I, have been experiencing communication delays over the last few weeks. As some already  know we are putting in some new processes and systems in an effort to reduce our lead times. I didn’t want to mention anything before since I wasn’t sure how long this process was going to last…. Read More

A 369 Nassau in Paris – Part I

A 369 Nassau in Paris

2014-05-08: First 10 pieces

A quick note to add that we should have the first 10 pieces completed some time next week. Progress should pick up from  there.

Cie. Bracelet Montre – Strap Store, Paris

Store Front

  I stumbled across this shop while walking through the St. Germain area during our latest layover in Paris. The brainchild of Hady Ouaiss, a local vintage Rolex dealer, Cie. Bracelet Montre specializes in high-end watch straps for customers that might describe themselves as strap collectors rather than watch collectors. This latest venture was just… Read More