Windup Watch Fair, Day 1 & 2 Roundup
The biggest Windup in SF kicked off with a bang
There was so much, I don’t even have the words.
So let’s start with a few photos instead.
Made it in time to catch most of the first panel of the first day. Mike France, CEO of my favorite brand of 2022, Christopher Ward, discussed - what else - the Christopher Ward C1 Bel Canto.
Looking as dapper as ever, Nicholas Bowman-Scargill from Fears Watches was there, showing off those amazing British creations of his. Yeah, the Brunswick White is still my grail watch.
Got my eye on you, Brunswick.
Had a great chat with Wes from Nodus. Seems I’m going to get my bracelet for the Sector GMT after all.
That’s Jonathan from Brew in the background, btw. More on them later.
Nodus had a great release with the Unity. The ceramic dials and bezels are fantastic and it’s well worth every penny of the $700. Screen grab from my wristroll video (complete with plastic wrapping) below:
I also got a few minutes of hands-on with the Sector Deep. My review unit is stuck in customs, but should be here soon. Screen grab from my video of the very plastic-laden unit:
And finally, closing out as I began, with Mike France and a previously mentioned mischief maker, Christopher Ward designer Will Brackfield, manning the CW tables.
Will, by the way, is getting top billing in the most recent issue of Loupe magazine, Christopher Ward’s in-house publication. Well done, mate!
I am going back in a few hours (it’s pretty late here) for the last day. I have conversations to have with a few folks and lots more photos to take. Maybe even a certain watch of Italian pedigree and Swiss manufacture to buy.
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