Used Watches Buying Guide

Used Watches Buying Guide
December 16, 2022

With the significant development of people's appreciation for timepieces, there has also developed a considerable interest in second-hand watches. And this has caused an important market to grow, which has now reached, as a size, the primary sales market of the Maisons!
Let us examine this niche to give practical advice to all enthusiasts who may have approached.

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The Sixty-six Best Boutique Microbrand Watchmakers for 2022

The Sixty-six Best Boutique Microbrand Watchmakers for 2022
December 16, 2022

If you haven't noticed, there is something new in the world of watchmaking: a surge of interest in watches, mainly in mechanical ones, all over the world. That has gone hand in hand with the explosion of the internet phenomenon. In short, the web has become a sort of land of conquest for every type of entrepreneurial initiative created by exploiting its possibilities. Among the most evident we find are two drivers: the development of the direct-to-consumer distribution model, cutting out intermediaries, and the crowdfunding phenomenon.

And after innovators like Christopher Ward, who launched his first collection in 2004, there has been a veritable flourishing of watch brand presentations of every kind and type, from the most technical to the most commercial. We have collected 30 of the most significant ones from all over the world: are you ready to discover them with us?

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Watch Robberies in 2022 (And How to Avoid Them)

Watch Robberies in 2022 (And How to Avoid Them)
December 15, 2022

The great success of luxury mechanical watches, with their prices peaking during the past year, also has downsides, one of which is that watches are small and valuable, and there is no easy way to establish their legitimate provenance. In short, they are ideal items to be stolen! Can anything be done to defend against these crimes? The answer is yes: it only takes a few steps to secure one's beloved timepieces and safety. So let's check together how!

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Different Watch Types for Men

Different Watch Types for Men
November 24, 2022
The watch is an element that makes up our look. Men find in watches the possibility to complete their style. If you have a passion for watchmaking and like to groom your personal style, a beautiful watch can be an essential element that will help you stand out.
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Sellita vs ETA - What’s the Difference?

Sellita vs ETA - What’s the Difference?
November 22, 2022

Sellita vs ETA - What’s the Difference? The most significant difference between ETA and Sellita are that the movements produced by the two companies are equivalent but not identical.

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ETA Movement - The Essential Guide

ETA Movement - The Essential Guide
November 18, 2022
As we shall see today, some 40 years after the 1980s, when ETA began its absolute dominance, the horological world changed radically.
Let's explore the history of this exciting niche in watchmaking together!
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Davosa Swiss Watch Glossary

Davosa Swiss Watch Glossary
November 12, 2022

Here, you'll find an overview of some of the most popular and admired elements that feature in watches!

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Sellita Movement - The Essential Guide

Sellita Movement - The Essential Guide
November 04, 2022
Let's almost physically get inside our timepieces and examine one of the most well-known movement manufacturers in the watch universe, namely Sellita. This company is the source of the endless debate Sellita vs. ETA about which is best - so let's go find it out!
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Water Resistant Watches - The Essential Guide

Water Resistant Watches - The Essential Guide
October 15, 2022
When we examine the characteristics of watches, we realize that different terms are often used to indicate how they perform in relation to water - and since fine mechanics and electronics don't have a good relationship with it, we - the wearers - run the risk of nasty surprises. That's why it's helpful to learn for good what water-resistant means and why it's best to avoid taking a watch to the pool, even if it says it's water-resistant to 30 meters!
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How to Clean Your Leather Watch Band?

How to Clean Your Leather Watch Band?
October 03, 2022

Cleaning a leather watch band is important to preserve the value and aesthetics of a watch. But luckily, it is also rather simple. Here you will find a few tips on how to clean a leather watch band effortlessly and quickly.

 

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Antimagnetic Watches - The Ultimate Guide

Antimagnetic Watches - The Ultimate Guide
October 03, 2022
Antimagnetic watches have a long history, and magnetism disrupts accuracy. So, in this guide you can discover how watches have evolved in time to counter the effects of magnetism, and why you should not have to worry about it.
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Davosa Argonautic Lumis 2022, let there be light

Davosa Argonautic Lumis 2022, let there be light
September 17, 2022
The best professional diver's watches must have luminescent hands and markers, and the more bright these are, the better for the diver. However, the substance that was originally used to ensure nighttime visibility was radium, an element that was hazardous to health, especially to those who applied it to watch hands and dials. In time, the watch industry replaced radium with tritium, and eventually, with another material known today by the generic name of "lumen," which is completely safe but less bright in the dark.
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