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Passiontalk – Watches with Charisma

Condition, condition, condition! It’s become the horological equivalent of the old expression about buying property – location, location, location! But what does condition actually mean? And how do we qualify such a term that is arguably entirely subjective? Is the best possible condition a watch…


The South Pacific Rolex 5513

A Pacific Tool Watch Adventure We would like to present to you today a very interesting watch that was used in the field by a diver as part of one of the most infamous chapters in the history of modern warfare. This watch has it…


The Mk1 Maxi 5513 Rolex Submariner

The world of vintage Rolex collecting is obsessed with the small details that can ‘make or break’ a watch in terms of its collectability and/or value. The internet has played a significant role in the acquisition and sharing of knowledge which has ultimately been pooled…


Phillips ‘Auction 4’ Preview

It’s that time of year again when Geneva plays host to auctions that boast some of the finest watches in the world – and this year will be no different! Our friends at Phillips invited me to a preview of the watches and there were,…


Spot On – The Unique Tudor Milsub – A Jamaican Story

For me, one of the most exciting things about vintage watches is the research around and tracking down of new and exciting pieces – especially when it comes to military watches from my favourite brand Tudor. Since my interest in Tudor watches began many years…


‘Issued 2’ – A Celebration of Issued Watches

One of the most enjoyable aspects of the vintage watch collecting scene is the opportunity to meet up with like minded enthusiasts and share our passion. The most famous get together for vintage Rolex and Tudor collectors is the annual Rolex Passion Meeting, established by…


Phillips Geneva May Sales Preview

We talked about the Phillips auction last week and picked some of our personal favourites from the catalogue to share with you. On Saturday evening, as part of the ‘Issued London’ weekend event, we attended a Phillips Geneva May sales preview  of selected highlights of…