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Poll: New vs Vintage?

Poll: New vs Vintage?

Poll: New vs Vintage? A constant debate between watch collectors and enthusiasts is whether modern or vintage watches are better, most people enjoy a mixture between the two but if you could only get either new or vintage watches for the rest of your life, which one would it be? Be sure to vote on the […]

How old does a Watch need to be to be called Vintage?

How old does a Watch need to be to be called Vintage?

Question: How old does a Watch need to be to be called Vintage? Asked by Aaron from California. Answer: Thank you for your question Aaron! The short answer is that a watch will generally be considered vintage when it is 25 years old. This is the same for old cars, if the car is 25 years […]

Best Dress Watches Under $200

Best Dress Watches Under $200

Best Dress Watches Under $200 While dress watches may not be the most popular types amongst watch collectors, most people will need a dress watch at some point during their life for example to wear at formal occasions like weddings. While some people wear only dress watches in their day to day lives, many watch collectors […]

What is Seiko’s History?

What is Seiko’s History?

Question: What is Seiko’s History? Asked by Sam from New York. Answer: Thank you for your question Sam, this is a question we get asked very frequently, here is an extract talking about the history of Seiko which I have to say is very interesting:   The company was founded in 1881, when Kintarō Hattori opened a […]

Paul Newman’s Daytona For Sale At Auction!

Paul Newman’s Daytona For Sale At Auction!

Paul Newman’s Daytona For Sale At Auction! The Paul Newman Daytona is one of the hottest vintage watches, the original reference 6239 being made in the mid-late 60s. Paul Newman’s watch was gifted to him by his wife in 1968, and he wore it in several of the films he acted in as well as in […]

Poll: How Long have you been a Watch Collector?

Poll: How Long have you been a Watch Collector?

Poll: How Long have you been a Watch Collector?   How long have you been a watch collector for? Personally, I’ve been collecting watches for over 3 years now! Be sure to vote on how many watches do you own, what is your favourite watch complication and what you think is the best watch value […]

Watch Brands And Social Media Rant

Watch Brands And Social Media Rant

Watch Brands And Social Media Rant Watch brands are not using social media properly. Many of them don’t even have accounts or profiles! It’s rather worrying that in 2017, there has not been a lot of change… these watch brands should have started using social media years ago. I remember recently reading that Rolex had […]

Best Diver’s Watches Under $200

Best Diver’s Watches Under $200

Best Diver’s Watches Under $200 Diver’s watches are one of the most popular watch styles in the world. Just look at the huge popularity and recognisability of watches such as the Rolex Submariner and Omega Seamaster Professional! It’s not hard to understand why either, diver’s watches offer a huge level of versatility, offering a robust, water […]

What Are Good Value Vintage Watches?

What Are Good Value Vintage Watches?

Question: What Are Good Value Vintage Watches? Asked by Robert from England. Answer: Thank you for your question Robert, this topic is subjective as there is a big range of what people consider to be good value when it comes to vintage watches but I will try my best to give you an answer that applies […]

Vostok Komandirskie Review

Vostok Komandirskie Review

Vostok Komandirskie Review The Vostok Komandirskie is a 17 jewel, manual winding watch originally made in 1965 by order of the USSR ministry of defence. The soviet army needed a new, shockproof field watch for their soldiers, and tasked Vostok to build this for them. Just as with the Vostok Amphibia which was released two years […]