Watch Articles

Rolex Explorer 1016

The Rolex Explorer reference 1016 is considered one of the best entry-level Rolex watches for collectors. This vintage watch is more readily available than other Explorers, such as the rare reference 6610 which immediately preceded it. Experts conclude that for every...

Is that watch real?

Luxury watches are popular and valuable, but there are dishonest vendors who market fakes as genuine. You can protect your investment by taking proper precautions. We recommend the following: Look for a reasonable offer. Compare the product to known genuine items....

Girard Perregaux

Girard Perregaux has over 220 years of watchmaking history, starting in 1791 when goldsmith and watchmaker Jean-François Bautte gathered professionals in every phase of watchmaking in a single entity. Therein Geneva, for the first time he produced an array of jewelry...

Passion & Money: Your Best Investment 2014 Fits on Your Wrist

Passion & Money: Your Best Investment 2014 Fits on Your Wrist   Coutts Index reveals passion investments have risen 77% since 2005, outperforming shares Classic cars rise 257% Classic watches up 176% Billionaire property doubles in value Passion investments...

Step back in time: Cartier Tank 1917

Created in 1917, the stunning yet understated Cartier Tank was the brainchild of none other than Louis Cartier. He gave birth to what is now considered to be one of the finest and most sought after horological masterpieces ever produced. Believe it or not, this design...

Watch this: Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London

As the sands of time slip by, one place in the capital exudes elegance and sophistication beyond its years. Burlington Arcade in the heart of London town stretches back to the Victorian period. Opened in 1819, it runs through both Piccadilly and Bond Street. Shoes by...

The hedge fund on your wrist

Smart fashion is now a wise investment. - The hedge fund on your wrist. Investment-quality timepieces gain popularity amid market turmoil. The world’s economies and stock markets have come to resemble the house of horrors and roller coaster, but there is nothing...

Caring for Your Timepiece

Caring for Your Timepiece Activities Precision timepieces are designed and built for durability and accuracy. However, there are limits to what a new watch can endure, and as with everything, time and wear take their toll on even the finest timepiece. Temperature...

The Godfather & Ziggy Stardust

By, Alex Ghotbi originally posted on The Hour Lounge 1972 was obviously a fantastic year, Coppola released one of all times greatest films : the Godfather (which by the way is the only time in cinematographic history where a film and its sequel received the Oscar for...

Seamaster Aqua Terra 15000 gauss

The movement was introduced at a press conference at the Cité du Temps in Geneva on January 17th by Raynald Aeschlimann, OMEGA Vice President and member of Swatch Group’s Extended Group Management Board. Mr Aeschlimann opened the press conference, welcoming the media...

HYT H1 TITANIUM

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” Buckminster Fuller I hardly ever look at my watch to tell the time. I look at it to be amazed. Amazed by the design, the...

More than Gold. Pressure.

"Alchemy is the art of liberating parts of the Cosmos from temporal existence and achieving perfection which, for metals is gold, and for man, longevity, then immortality and, finally, redemption..." H.J. Sheppard Courtesy of Hublot On Thursday 15th December, in the...

Patrick Persaud – Romance In Time

I've noticed recently, whilst shopping with a client for a Valentine’s gift, fine metal-link bracelets and more streamlined case watches in a selection of shops - very much a revival of the early '70s/'80s style. I am pleased to say that many of the luxury watch...