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A Passion for Stainless Steel Chronograph Watches

It’s springtime and that means the Geneva auction season is just around the corner. You may remember our article last year about the launch of a new watch-specific auction house; led by Aurel Bacs and his team in collaboration with Phillips. As was widely predicted,…


Baselworld 2016 Favourites

There is a marketing term that I here occasionally, to describe when the consumer is bombarded with a million different concepts, ideas or offers all at once; overmessaging. Well, any visitor to Baselworld will know that that is exactly what it’s like to walk the…


It’s Back – The New Rolex Daytona Baselworld 2016

BaselWorld 2016 was the year that a lot of fans of Rolex had been waiting for. Each year there seems to be a phenomenon where by blogs, websites, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds are awash with predictions and rumours about what watches will be released…


A Giant Amongst Men

The 1940s and 50s were a time when small and understated were the norm, especially in the world of horology. But it hadn’t always been the case and wouldn’t be in the future… The Pocket Watch The pocket watch began appearing in the mid 17th…


The Journey of Acquiring a Great Watch

My love for vintage watches started with old Oysters from the 1950s and 60s. I used to collect the Rolex sale auction catalogues and loved the vintage Oysters with the multitude of dial variations and reference numbers. My first vintage watch was a Rolex Air…