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Dive Watches Which Won’t Let You Down When You Need Them

For looks and practicality, it’s hard to beat a top quality dive watch. These watches, designed to survive in the ocean’s depths, should be a staple of any man’s watch collection. Although they were originally designed for serious diving, they are now popular for their style as well as their utility. The best provide a man’s wrist with a classic aesthetic while still being more than up to the challenge of the briny depths. But dive…

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona vs Omega Speedmaster

How do you choose between two icons? We agree, it’s a tough choice! The Rolex Daytona and the Omega Speedmaster have both made big impacts in the world of chronographs, either would be a fine piece to add to any collection. Both models are major players for their brands and have spent decades making waves in the luxury watch world. The two models have many similarities, but some important differences. Notably, the Omega Speedmaster is slightly…

Celebrity Watch Spotting; Golden Globes 2019

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you’ll know that we like a bit of watch spotting, especially when it involves celebs. The Golden Globes might be over now but since it’s a great opportunity to swoon over some high-level pieces, we thought we’d get stuck in & share which celebs were wearing the hottest watches this year. Before we go into the watches, let’s take a quick look at the headlines from the…

How To Use A Tachymeter To Measure Average Speed

How To Use A Tachymeter To Measure Average Speed

If you own a luxury watch with a tachymeter, first, congratulate yourself for your good taste.   Second, congratulate yourself that you even knew how to look up “tachymeter”, spell & pronounce it. We’d forgive you for buying a luxury watch and completely ignoring the technical dials around the edges.  They look good. The occasional where you might need to actually use this dial is limited.  But, if you have started wondering what the dial is…

What To Expect For Baselworld 2019

Baselworld is an iconic event in the luxury watch & jewelry industry. In the past it’s been the pinnacle event of the year for watch retailers to attend.  If budgets allow, brands clamour for a chance to showcase their designs. And smaller brands come for networking, which can launch a small, niche brand into a much wider market.  Rub shoulders with the top execs in the industry and you’ll see how that can change…

Montblanc Heritage Spirit

Model Featured: Under The Face Of Montblanc Heritage Spirit

One cannot think of the Montblanc Heritage Spirit without thinking of sophistication. The Montblanc name is associated not only with fine timepieces but also with fine writing instruments. It’s rare to find a company that can excel in both fountain pens and chronometers, but Montblanc succeeds. The Montblanc Heritage Spirit collection is elegant, competitively priced, and a quintessential dress watch. The History As a company, Montblanc has been around for over 100 years, originally founded in…

Cartier Tank Americaine

Model Feature: Under the Face of Cartier Tank Americaine

One of the most coveted wristwatches of all time, the Cartier Tank Américaine is a true classic. Originally designed to honour the tanks found on World War I battlefields, the Américaine version was created in 1989 to capture the American spirit. Powerful and elegant, this watch is a true icon for many reasons. History In 1989, the Cartier Tank was introduced but did not enter production until the next year, when only six were made. A…

Seltene Vintage-Rolex in Weißgold

The Subtle Art of Watch Collecting

There was a time that collecting watches was not in fashion. A person wore a watch out of necessity and rarely owned more than one. Today, people find it deeply appealing to acquire a mint-condition pre-owned classic timepiece such as a Rolex or Patek Philippe. For many people, that first special watch opens the door to the subtle art of watch collecting. Ultimately, the collector falls in love with a certain class, brand or style. The…

Centros de Operaciones de Omega

George Clooney Gets A Personal Tour Of The Omega Watch Factory

The famous Hollywood actor George Clooney recently journeyed to Bienne, Switzerland for a tour of the new Omega watch factory. Clooney has for years been a well-known ambassador of the brand and was given a personal tour through the five levels of the facility where the watches are created. It was his first time seeing how the watches are made in the new Bienne factory. Omega is well known for being the brand that made the…