Category Archives: Blog

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 […]

Panerai PAM 671 Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo

  THE BRONZO   Panerai has a long successful history of creating iconic watches for underwater use with unique and distinctive characteristics. The Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo is one of these timepieces. Panerai recreated a time-weathered effect that gave every watch a unique look. The model has been released for the first […]

Omega Moonwatch Professional Chronograph

  OMEGA MOONWATCH PROFESSIONAL CHRONOGRAPH   For well over half a century, the OMEGA Speedmaster has witnessed events that have tested the limits of physical endurance and human courage. It’s the only piece of equipment used in all of NASA’s piloted space missions from Gemini to the current International Space Station program. When Buzz Aldrin […]

IWC IW3777 Pilot’s Watch Chronograph

  IWC IW3777 PILOT’S WATCH CHRONOGRAPH   Easily recognizable the IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph has a sophisticated, classic and timeless design which is associates with the brand itself. The craftsmanship of each element is so expert that this particular incarnation of a pilot’s watch looks and feels like a refined luxury. The watch is water-resistant […]

Patek Philippe Nautilus 5712

  PATEK PHILIPPE NAUTILUS 5712   When one talks about the world of high-end sport watches, it is impossible not to mention Patek Philippe Nautilus. The design comes straight from an era when dress watches were gold and thin, and the sport watches were a slight larger and bolder versions of the dress ones. In […]

Hands On: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronograph

  Before 1972 luxury timepieces were usually small and made out of gold. Until Audemars Piguet broke the rules with the Royal Oak model. That was a luxury, sporty avant-garde style watch made out of steel with octagonal bezel, and integrated bracelet. This powerful look style continues today, becoming a modern chronological icon that upholds […]