Tag: Omega

Four Lesser Known Watches From Big Brands Worth Considering

To the majority of watch collectors, certain brands are known for certain watches. Rolex is all about steel sport watches like the Submariner, Omega is all about the “First Watch on the Moon” Speedmaster chronograph, and Audemars Piguet is all about the octagonal Royal Oak. What many watch collectors tend to overlook are timepieces offered … Continued

Patek Philippe 5200G

Vintage Watches: Often Not An Ideal Purchase Choice For Novices

Buying a brand new watch versus a vintage watch is a very different experience. Those fresh to buying or collecting watches can often get stuck between when making the decision to buy a modern timepiece, or something older that may seem to have a bit more charm and personality. In the watch collecting world, you … Continued

Tudor Style

A Guide To Technical Standards In Watchmaking

Watchmaking has constantly sought to improve chronometry while working within the prevailing limits of material science and micromechanics. Following the Quartz Crisis, the mechanical timepiece’s re-emergence as a luxury object also saw an expanded focus on other qualities such as movement decoration. Several standards exist today to quantify and evaluate these qualities, which we will … Continued

Rolex first superlative chronometer tested Day-Date 40

Omega 1957 Trilogy Limited Edition

Omega has released a limited edition recreation of its three most popular sport watches to celebrate their joint 60th anniversary. In 2017 Omega celebrates the 60th anniversary of three iconic wristwatches, all of which happened to debut in 1957. Omega chose to mark the occasion by producing a series of limited edition watches – one … Continued

Omega 1957 Trilogy Set

What Baselworld 2017 Said About The Watch Industry

The world’s biggest watch and jewelry trade show celebrated its 100th anniversary this year without so much as a peep. One had to look rather closely to even know that the important industry event reached this milestone. The irony, of course, is that the exhibiting watch brands are regularly chided by collectors and the media … Continued

Baselworld 2017
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