Tag: rolex

2017’s Most Surprising High-End Watches

The end of 2017 is upon us and with it comes a time for reflection. I asked myself the question: “Looking back at the year, which high-end watches surprised me the most?” Surprising watches are those that stand out from a design or technical perspective. This isn’t about value-propositions or novelty, but rather something compelling … Continued

Hublot Big Bang Meca 10

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
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