waiting for the opening of the doors...
At exactly 3pm, the doors opened and a
long queue formed at the entrance.
In this first room,many tables were
decorated with large and small Swatch advertising posters and other
display props from recent collections. Each participant had
received a paper sheet where he could order items from this first room
up to 100 points free of charge. Small posters were 5 points,
displays holding 5 watches were 40 points and so on.
Skander is giving out all the details
Michael cannot decide quickly?!?
Later in the afternoon, the second room
(the "treasure" room) was opened to the public. Collectors could
enter the room in the order of the application fax for the event.
This room had many interesting things for
Lots of huge Swatch banners (one at least
long [BoarderX]). Mainly stuff that was made for Club events
and that was not fully distributed (eg. Jackets for last xmas
event, T-shirts etc.). The only really old item was a "12 Flags"
display (about 140 cm x 50 cm in size):
The rest of stuff was from the current millennium (ie. the 2000s):
I don't think that the green soccer box was sold
Long queues at the cashiers desk!
Food was excellent, and we were
entertained with the Movienight of Extremesports video, and some more videos from
recent club events.
We had to leave the CollectoMania Event at
around 9pm. Overall, it was a nice event and a great opportunity
to see many familiar faces again!
In the evening, a Timeless
More pictures from the (apparently not
overcrowded) party can be found here and here.
Michael also has a nice report
event on his great website. More pictures from the
CollectoMania event here.
Here is a link to the Swatch-Clopedia
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