It’s always a great treat and privilege to test a watch for a week or so, but it’s even better when it’s a timepiece on the level of the one I just sent back to DavidSW. The Omega Seamaster’s connection to James Bond is long and storied, and has yielded more than a couple of […]
Your choice of watch brand for your next purchase is a personal decision that can be based on several factors. There are so many options out there that it can be hard to settle on a timepiece, especially when there can be so much money at play. Grand Seiko is a brand that many people […]
Seiko has grown so much in recent years that it’s almost impossible to keep up with all of the incredible watches that have come from the company’s vast catalog. The good news is that, between limited editions and country-specific releases, there’s a watch for everyone. Grand Seiko, however, is where things really start to get […]
Since Patek-Philippe re-introduced their world time wristwatch in the year 2000, the cult-status of this complication has reached dizzying heights, as evidenced by watch auctions over the last 2 decades. But what really climbs the charts are the enamel and cloisonne enamel dials that reach the auction block. Why is that? And what makes them so special?
1957 was also the year that the watch brand with the world’s highest revenue, Omega, released their iconic Speedmaster wrist watch. It, too, was big, beautiful and built to record speed
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 […]
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 […]