To The Moon & Back: 4 Watches To Brave The Biggest Adventures

Humanity’s urge to explore has led us to the farthest reaches of the globe…and beyond. But no explorer is complete without the proper tools for the mission. Whether it be extreme temperatures, altitudes, or depths, every adventurer needs a watch that can withstand the most extreme elements. Here are the 4 watches that have gone […]

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Do You Have the Time: A History of Timekeeping

Luxury timepieces are marvels of craftmanship, accurate to within a minute or less per month. But it wasn’t until 1969, with the appearance of quartz watches, that personal timepieces operated with such accuracy. And to be set accurately, there must be a trustworthy standard against which to measure. Timekeeping has a long history stretching back […]

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DavidSW Announces Launch of Split Secondz

Leading timepiece dealer hosts new online video series for luxury watch enthusiasts ORLANDO, Fla. (August 1, 2019) – DavidSW, a leading buyer and seller of authentic timepieces, is proud to announce the launch of a new online video series for luxury watch enthusiasts: Split Secondz. Hosted by Christian “Chris” Modeste, an international expert in luxury […]

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Zenith El Primero: The Legendary Movement Turns 50

It’s easy to build a list of legendary watch models—the Omega Speedmaster, the Rolex Daytona, the Patek Phillippe Calatrava, to name a few. But rarely does a watch movement enjoy the same iconic status as the watch itself. Enter the Zenith El Primero automatic chronograph caliber. Introduced in 1969, El Primero has maintained its status […]

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10 Tips for the Luxury Watch Novice

Talk to some people about their luxury watch, and suddenly they become a horological expert. These are the men and women who have invested a great deal of time and energy learning about the world of luxury timepieces. It makes sense: if you love cars, you learn about cars. If you love watches, you learn […]

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The 8 Best Luxury Watches for Summer Activities

It’s going to be a hot summer. Chances are you’ll want to get outdoors and hit the water for some summer activities. Whether you’re an avid diver, boater, or beach lounger, we’ve got you covered. Here are the best 8 watches for the summer, depending on your activity of choice. Summer Watches for Lounging Watches […]

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The Best Watch For The Summer Season

It’s June, the beginning of summer. Whether it’s lazy days by the pool or an extravagant island getaway, fun in the sun can take a toll on your luxury timepiece. From care tips to help with style, we can help you choose the right watch for the season. WATER RESISTANT VS. WATERPROOF WATCHES Watches have […]

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Maintain Market Value With A Luxury Timepiece

Luxury timepieces are a true mark of impeccable style. Between the craftmanship, quality, and design, it’s easy to see why many luxury brands demand a significant investment. But luxury watches are far more than a status symbol; if you understand the nuances of the brands and the specific piece you purchase, then you must know […]

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The Ultimate Rolex Buyer’s Guide

Rolex has been around since 1905 when brothers-in-law Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis founded the company. Originally called Wilsdorf and Davis, the name was changed in 1908 to Rolex when the trademark was registered. No one knows exactly why the men chose the name Rolex, but by 1914, the watch company was so popular and […]

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Born during World War I, Baselworld is a watch, jewelry, and gemstone trade show that is 102 years old. The show allows the industry to come together once a year to exchange ideas, showcase new products, network, and expand customer and clientele bases. Baselworld is all about efficiency within the industry, providing a space where […]

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The 5 Essential Rules of Watch Etiquette

Luxury watches make quite the statement. A well-crafted timepiece says to the world, “Here I am. I worked hard.” If you’re fortunate enough to own a luxury timepiece, you need to know the rules of watch etiquette. You are, after all, a gentleman. Here are the top 5 watch-wearing rules that will keep you looking […]

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The 24 Million Dollar Patek Philippe Supercomplication

On November 11th, 2014, at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva, Switzerland, a Patek Philippe Supercomplication pocket watch was sold for $24,000,000 USD to an anonymous buyer. At the time, this was the most anyone had ever paid for a timepiece, far exceeding its estimated value of 15 million Swiss Francs. It all happened in a matter […]

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