Author Archives: DavidSW

Omega 1957 Trilogy “60th Anniversary”

  THE OMEGA 1957 TRILOGY “60TH ANNIVERSARY”   1957, the year that saw Omega release three watches that would go on to become not just famous but household classics among the watch collecting fraternity. The Seamaster 300, Railmaster and of course Speedmaster. These three watches all represented 3 various fields for use. The Seamaster, by […]

8 Interesting Facts About Omega Watches

1. TIME FOR LIFE Ever since it’s foundation Omega has been on the quest to achieve the best in precision, quality, design and innovation. At the beginning of twentieth century many watch manufacturers engaged in watch competitions and trials. These events lead to a rapid development in the industry. At the 1931 Geneva Observatory event, […]

Review: Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean

  The Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean is a well-known, one of the best dive watches of all time. One of the aspects of it’s popularity comes from standing apart from Rolex Submariner (another great watch). While so many companies trying to copy look and feel of Rolex Submariner, Omega is proudly keeps developing Seamaster Planet […]

7 Reasons That Make Patek Philippe so Valuable

    1. PATEK PHILIPPE ARE THE EXPERTS Patek Philippe perfected every facet of watchmaking. Starting with state of the art automatic and hand winding movements with functions encompassing: annual calendar, second time zone, tourbillon, minute repeater and chronographs. All the way to flawless case, dial, bracelet & clasp execution. Working with all the types […]

Review: Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5167/1A

  REVIEW: PATEK PHILIPPE AQUANAUT 5167/1A   Since it’s foundation in 1852 Patek Philippe has been responsible for creating some of the most exquisite and complicated mechanical watches in the world. As a result timepieces in Patek Philippe’s collection are very expensive and mostly inaccessible to most watch collectors. The Aquanaut 5167 is priced at […]

Interesting Facts: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

    THE BIRTH OF ROYAL OAK. One day before 1971 Basel Fair Audemars Piguet’s managing director, Georges Golay recruited watch designer Gerald Genta who is already made a name for himself designing iconic watches for Omega and Patek Philippe. Georges Golay had less than 24-hours to sketch the design of an “unprecedented steel watch”. […]

Hands On: A.Lange & Sohne Saxonia Dual Time

  A.LANGE & SOHNE SAXONIA DUAL TIME   Watches and timepieces are important traveler’s gadgets. A long time ago when A. Lange & Sohne was only making pocket watches, they would occasionally put together a timepiece with multiple dials, two watches in one so to speak, so the traveler would be able to track time […]

Rolex Trivia

    The Name Nobody knows what Rolex actually means. There’s a story that the name comes from the French for exquisite clockwork (horlogerie exquise, where the H is silent). Neither the company nor the founders have ever commented on this, however one of the founders have admitted the name was picked because it was […]