April 27th in the Netherlands is Koningsdag or King’s Day. It is a public occasion and praises the introduction of King Willem-Alexander who was brought into the world on 27 April 1967 to Princess Beatrix and negotiator Claus van Amsberg. He became Prince of Orange when his mom became Queen of the Netherlands on 30 April 1980. Willem-Alexander became King in 2013 after Queen Beatrix relinquished. The King is hitched to Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, who is presently Queen associate and they have three girls. Also, on the grounds that MONOCHROME has Dutch roots (doesn’t it, Frank Geelen?), we figured it would be a decent an ideal opportunity to take a gander at the wristwatches of the King, as he possesses a couple of fascinating pieces.
The first watch spotted on King Willem-Alexander’s wrist is a tempered steel Rolex Datejust on a celebration wristband, with a blue dial. An exemplary watch that functions admirably with formal and easygoing clothing. Willem-Alexander wore this watch when he got hitched in February 2002.
The next watch is from Jaeger-LeCoultre. It is a Master Control Calendar Moonphase in yellow gold. This watch includes a triple calendar with an extra moon stage complication. Willem-Alexander wore the watch to the initiating of his first girl, Princess Catharina-Amalia.
Willem-Alexander was an individual from the International Olympic Committee from 1998-2013, and his next watch is connected to the Olympics. He has an Omega De Ville Co-Axial 41 Chronograph Olympic Collection reference 4841.20.32, which has a retro Omega logo in red and a 12-hour chronograph. This watch was propelled by the 1960 Rome Olympics.
The King likewise has an exemplary Omega Speedmaster Professional in hardened steel on a calfskin lash. The Speedmaster was the principal watch on the Moon and needs no introduction.
Queen Máxima a few prominent watches herself. The first is the evergreen and exemplary Cartier Tank in yellow gold and the subsequent watch is a treated steel Rolex Datejust on Oyster Bracelet.
Gelukkig Koningsdag! (Happy King’s Day)