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post #1 of 69
Thread Starter 

I love white watches with white or silvered dials and blued hands, and thought I would post some with the hope of starting a reference thread.
Please add your selections.


My 2 favorites are the
Dornblüth Center Second


and the
IWC Portuguese Chronograph


as well as the sadly discontinued Omega Aqua Terra and Seiko Diashock Automatic SCVS013 (below).



Some others (not all of which I like, and obviously not all the hands here are actually blued, some are painted):

Archimede Arcadia


Archimede Arcadia Chronograph


Archimede DeckWatch


various Ball


Baume et Mercier Capeland 10006-1


Baume et Mercier Classima 8731


Jochen Benzinger 3/4 Skeleton


Jochen Benzinger Exposed Dial


Credor (Seiko spring drive) Masterpiece GBLR999


 

Dornblüth Caliber 99.0, Caliber 99.1


Dornblüth Caliber 99.2


Dornblüth Caliber 99.3


Dornblüth Caliber 99.4


Epos 3393


Epos 3394


Epos 3385


Epos 3387


Eterna KonTiki


Fortis B-42 Flieger Chronograph


Hentschel H1


IWC Portuguese Automatic


various Longines Master Collection


Muhle Glashütte Grand Sports M12 White Dial


Thomas Ninchritz Grand Seconde



Nomos Glashütte Tangente  and Tangomat
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Nomos Glashütte Orion
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Nomos Glashütte Ludwig

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Nomos Glashütte Tetra

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Omega Aqua Terra (unfortunately discontinued in this model)


Omega Speedmaster Broad Arrow


RGM Pilot Professional 151 PW


RGM Seven Day 130


RGM Signature Series 222


RGM Full Calendar Chronograph 160


Schauer Kulisse Edition10


Schauer Kulisse Edition 12


Seiko Diashock Automatic SCVS013 (discontinued)

Seiko Grand Seiko Automatic SBGH001


Seiko Grand Seiko Automatic SBGR059


Seiko Grand Seiko Spring Drive SBGA011


Seiko Grand Seiko Spring Drive Chronograph SBGC001


Sinn 6015


Sothis Spirit of Moon


various Steinhart Marine Chronometer II Arabic and Marine Chronometer II Premium Arabic


Steinhart Nav.B-Uhr,Limited Silver Edition


Stowa Antea


Stowa Marine


various Tourby custom order


Tutima Pilot FX Automatic 630-31


Tutima Pilot FX Automatic 631-51


Tutima Pilot FX Automatic UTC 633-24


Tutima Pilot FX Automatic UTC Chrono740-81
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Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Chronometer




And then there's always this, if you have about $175,000 burning a hole in your pocket or purse....


Edited by venessian - 8/1/11 at 8:34pm
post #2 of 69
This is easily my favourite type of watch. Along with a Seamaster AT I have a Longines Master Collection (although the crappy iphone pic makes the hands look black, which is not the case).

Also, Chronoswiss has some really nice versions, I'm especially fond of this type of watch with the Moonphase complication.



LL
post #3 of 69
Also, A.L&S has some nice variants of this, example:


And Glashütte of course:
post #4 of 69
Patek Philippe 5296G
post #5 of 69
These are my own macro shots of my IWC Portuguese. The blued hands and indices are fantastic!



post #6 of 69
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Originally Posted by NonServiam View Post
These are my own macro shots of my IWC Portuguese. The blued hands and indices are fantastic!

Very nice pictures! Love the IWC's, both the Auto and the Chrono are fantastic. How thick is the Automatic?
post #7 of 69
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Originally Posted by Swededude View Post
How thick is the Automatic?
14mm is what Google tells me Probably right, it's certainly a handful. But it never feels overpowering on the wrist. However, I never wear this with dress shirts. (Hell, I'm a professional geek, I don't even wear shirts to work.) But it's the perfect watch to pair with a nice cashmere sweater around the house, relaxing in front of the fire or eating sunday dinner with your family. I have other watches for work, outdoor activities or festive occations, this is the watch for the quiet days. I like hearing the Pellaton mechanism wind the watch
post #8 of 69
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Originally Posted by NonServiam View Post
I have other watches for work, outdoor activities or festive occations.

Which watches, if you don't mind the question? Your particular Portuguese model is one of my absolute grail watches, and I'm just curious what else you might have in your collection to round it out.
post #9 of 69
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Originally Posted by spertia View Post
Which watches, if you don't mind the question? Your particular Portuguese model is one of my absolute grail watches, and I'm just curious what else you might have in your collection to round it out.
I am partial to Rolex, if you follow the "watch p0rn" thread you'll se a few of them there. Contemporary and vintage. They are good for everyday wear, work, sports, everything. I also enjoy vintage Heuers. As dress watches I wear my late father's 60s Certina and a 60s Omega Constellation "Pie-pan". I also have a Panerai and an IWC Pilot Chrono, these are probably on their way out. I think. As well as the TAG Heuer Monaco. Some Omegas, the vintage are permanent, the rest in transit maybe. I don't have a collection as much as a hoarded bunch of watches "Well rounded" has never been a consideration. I buy what I like, what I loose interest in gets sold. I am neither rich nor particularily sofisticated in my lifestyle, just a scandinavian computer geek with a bit of cash to spend and and equally geeky fascination for mechanical watches. Right now I am seriously considering selling a whole lot and getting a Patek, tomorrow I might take it in another direction altogether. The journey is the destination, or something Not my intention to highjack this thead btw.
post #10 of 69
I see, 14 mm is around the same as for the Longines I have. I'm thinking about replacing it because it is a bit big (mostly thick) on my wrist. It is 44mm wide and 14mm thick. I might go for the Chronoswiss instead, since Moonphase is my favourite complication, and it is only 38mm which I find perfect for a more "dress-alined" watch. I also like the "onion-crown".
post #11 of 69
The IWC 3714-17 is definitely a watch I will buy someday, I love the blue on white. I might even buy it next. I thought I saw it on your list but there's some JLC masters with blue hands.
post #12 of 69
This Seiko Spirit was recently discontinued, but one occasionally pops up on the NOS or used market. This one's a bit harder to find. Edit: This Chronoswiss Orea should be available:
post #13 of 69
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Originally Posted by Twotone View Post
This Seiko Spirit was recently discontinued, but one occasionally pops up on the NOS or used market.

Naturally I decided to get this a month after they had all disappeared. If you ever come across a NOS I would love to hear about it. TIA.
post #14 of 69
i was waiting for you to post a breguet im glad you saved it for last

i wish i had that kind of coin burning a hole in my pocket
post #15 of 69
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Swededude View Post
Also, A.L&S has some nice variants of this, example:

Beautiful.
 

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Originally Posted by NonServiam View Post
Patek Philippe 5296G

Beautiful.

 

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Originally Posted by NonServiam View Post
These are my own macro shots of my IWC Portuguese. The blued hands and indices are fantastic!

Very nice photos NS!

Another A. Lange & Sohne: 1815 Chronograph


De Bethune DB5


Longines chronograph, Cal. 30CH


Edited by venessian - 8/1/11 at 8:36pm
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