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The Ultimate Watch Guide - Dial Color

Real design is never random! That too is true for a watches dial color. As minuscule as this design element might appear it can grant us new insights into the history of watchmaking if only we allo...

Omega Constellation Reference Guide - The C-Shape Era

This is our second Omega Constellation reference guide. This time we're focusing on the executions featuring the so-called C-Shape case design - another Gerald Genta classic. The Omega Constellatio...

First Anniversary - One Year of Historical Watch Stats

Time to Celebrate! On August 31st 2021 we launched our first blog on the website. Time to look back and see what topics got you guys going. What you've been reading, what you've been clicking, and ...

Pivotal Dress Watches - Cartier Tank

It's hard to imagine that there was a time when all timepieces were very delicate and fragile. When you look into a watch boutique these days it appears almost normal that watches have to be 10ATM ...

IWC Hermet - Design & History

When did watches become so tough? It's hard to imagine that there was a time when timepieces were very delicate. A look into a watch boutique these days shows you the normality that watches have to...

Pabulum... Were Watches Ever Monotonous?

What I often hear from - vintage - watch enthusiasts is that the modern watch landscape is getting increasingly dull. Every brand is simply doing the same, no strong design evolutions and you tend ...

Omega Constellation Reference Guide - The Pie-Pan Era

The Omega Constellation is one of the most well-known watches today and throughout its 70 year history. However, this flagship has seen numerous references and designs. To better navigate the refer...

Extracts & Certificates for Vintage Watches

In our Youtube Video we explain the difference between both documents, where & how you can get them, what infos we can gain, how deep you have to dig into your wallet and last but not least, ho...

The Panthers First steps - Early Cartier

La Maison has fascinated me for a long time. It's both deeply rooted in tradition yet at the same time modern and culturally relevant. But the really surprising part is seeing how little the brand ...

When Did Watches Start to Get So Big?

Tell me you like smaller watches without telling me you like smaller watches: "I'm into vintage". The indirect conclusion here is that modern watches are way bigger then for example Mid-Century pie...

The Historic Value of Rolex Watches

Secretly we all thought at some point: "If I'd have a time-machine, I'd go back and buy the complete Rolex stock". Because things used to be cheaper in the good old days... right? So let's sport th...
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