The Summer of Enicar
I hope you are all enjoying the Summer. The work on the Enicar book continues and we are still on schedule to ship out the first batch of... Read more
The first chapters are ready!
Here's an update on the writing process. I have finally finished the table of content, which was a brain breaker, since new stories and background info keep coming... Read more
Recap of 4 days in Switzerland
Last week photographer Maarten and I went to Biel, Lengnau and La Chaux-de-Fonds to round up the last interviews and pictorials. Here's a video of our trip I'd... Read more
Mister Ariste Racine signing the prints of the book cover
This Tuesday, photographer Maarten Coolen and I were at the Swiss national museum of horology MIH in La Chaux-de-Fonds. We had a meeting with Nathalie Marielloni, who is... Read more
Talking Enicar in the Musée international d'horlogerie
I have some great news to share regarding one of the stories in the book. As you know, one of the finest watches Enicar ever made (at least... Read more
And the winner of the lottery is...
As promised, my daughter Loes has picked a random backer (209 participated!) to win a nice Enicar ladies watch plus box. I will contact the lucky winner for his /... Read more
WE DID IT!!!
The Enicar book is funded, thanks to all you incredibly generous backers, crazy vintage watch fans, Instagrammers, forum crawlers, bloggers, Facebookers and everyone else who made this great succes possible!... Read more
We're at 95% with only 3 days to go
The Enicar book funding campaign is almost over. We have come a long way and covered 95% of the project. Only 5% left and 72 hours on the clock. This... Read more
Lottery: vintage ladies watch & watch box for one of the backers
With 6 days left, 87% of the Enicar book is now funded. We are almost there. For the incredible results so far, I want to thank all backers, supporters and... Read more
New advertising print plates added
Thanks to Enicar collector Nico Henke from Germany, I have added two extra print plates from original Enicar advertisements from the fifties. Mister MIZDRUK Jan-Willem will use these... Read more
New reward added: Your own Enicar photoshoot on location
Imagine having a custom made Enicar advertising photo in your living room or office, that stars you and your favourite watch, in a period specific setting that you decide...
The... Read more
Finished the photoshoot with a 100 years old military Enicar
Photographers Nancy Ostermann and Geertjan Cornelissen and yours truly were in Romagne-sous-Montfaucon this weekend to create a special photo series with a 100 year old Enicar trench watch. The photos... Read more
New reward added: Mister Ariste Racine signed print of the book cover!
Exciting news on the book project: mister Ariste Racine, the grandson of Enicar founder Ariste Racine Sr., will be meeting up with me in Biel, coming April. He worked in... Read more
The book project is being noticed!
Since the launch of the crowdfunding campaign, I received huge response on Instagram, twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Thanks so much for your comments!
The project has also been covered by... Read more
Update on the Enicar book project
First of all, thank you for supporting me on this book project. The start is absolutely great (over 25% in only 3 days), but we still have a long way... Read more