Tutorials and educational guides and information about watches and how they work, or about what you need to know about a watch.

10 Watches That Played Starring Roles in Iconic Movies Over The Decades

Paul Newman's Rolex Daytona sold at a PHillip's Auction for $17 million

With summer movie flicks on their way to us, I wanted to review some of the great, iconic movies of all time and the watches that we saw in those films. It is a topic I wrote extensively about in other posts, so it is worth taking a look at once again now. Especially since…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Back in January when the SIHH took place, the Jaeger-LeCoutlre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel watch was top on everybody’s list of best watches from the show. Critics weren’t wrong. They  were, however, early. Showing off this watch at its launch is great, however the complex timepiece is only just starting to make its way to…

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Baselworld 2019: A Closer Look At The Hautlence HL Sphere 01

Hautlence HL Sphere 01 as seen at Baselworld 2019

Much of the value and pedigree of a watch manufacture is derived from how long the manufacture has been in existence. There has, however, over the last couple of decades, been a bucking of that trend as newer manufactures have entered the market place with fresh takes and technological accomplishments that rival those of any…

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Behind The Scenes At The Second Annual Movado Group Summit In Davos

Movado Group Summit Davos 2019

Recently, at the second annual Movado Group Summit in Davos, Switzerland, a host of news, products, ventures and other exciting forays were not only unveiled, but also discussed in detail in a way that was lively, energetic and productive. While this was the second world Movado Group Summit to be held, it was the first…

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I’m Back With The Truth: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of Baselworld 2019

Baselworld 2019

Last Wednesday I finally returned from my 10-day Swiss junket that included a three-day stop in Davos with Movado (that’s an upcoming story in itself) followed by six days in Baselworld.  Here, I bring you an insider’s view of what Baselworld really went through this year  — the good, the bad and the ugly. And, believe…

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Zenith Unveils Defy Inventor With Monolithic Silicon Regulator And Made Of Aeronith

Zenith Defy Inventor

  Here at Baselworld 2019, Zenith turns things a bit upside down in the watch world  with the unveiling of its new Zenith Inventor watch. The watch houses the brand’s  patented “Zenith Oscillator” control system oscillator that replaces the traditional sprung balance and eliminates approximately 30 components to offer  single monolithic oscillating device made of…

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