Vintage watches

A lesson learned

I was on holiday recently and visited a vintage watch shop that I had been very impressed with. The range of stock is hugely impressive and diverse, and the owner is exactly what you would want from anyone who run… Read More ›

Is this watch perfect?

But this small watch, with its dauphine hands, applied markers, and engine-turned bezel, held up fine, even through some harrowing moments. In one photo, we see Chichester, drill in hand, Rolex on wrist, making repairs to the damaged gunwale of… Read More ›

Two photos

Sometimes I catch a photo of a watch and just stop and stare at it. This does not happen often, but when it does I realise why I have such a fascination for these tiny marvels. The GMT Master Ref… Read More ›

Forgotten Watchmakers

Brand names like Rolex, Patek, Audemars Piguet and Omega dominate the headspace of vintage watch collectors not only due to their exceptional quality, but also because of their historical significance. These are names that have been around for decades, and… Read More ›