Category Archives: DavidSW

Three Reasons Why A Grand Seiko Should Be Your Next Watch

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 […]

Grand Seiko SBGH273: An All-Around Watch for All Seasons

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 […]

One of a Kind – Patek-Philippe: World Time

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?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maintain Market Value With A Luxury Timepiece

Watch next to gold coins

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 […]