Welcome to “My First Grail Watch,” a new interview series on aBlogtoWatch that explores the first major timepiece lusted after by important people in the watch industry. Today, we’re hearing from Magnus Michelsen, Marketing Director at Michelsen Watches.
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It is December and that means it is the season of giving once more. To help plan your Christmas shopping, we will be taking a look at a couple of gift guides and wish lists. We also check out new watches from Arnold & Son and Omega, and also learn more about the history of ETA, and round off by visiting Salon QP…
A deep discussion of the history and purpose of ETA with regards to the mechanical watch movement industry as well as purchase by the Swatch Group and recent decreases in watch movement supply to the larger Swiss watch industry.
Rounding off November, we check out new watches from Omega and Jaquet Droz, Rolex’s first Oyster watch, and also discuss about the possible designs of Apple’s rumored iWatch. We also learn how enamel dials are painted and find out how watch straps are made…
Welcome to “My First Grail Watch,” a new interview series on aBlogtoWatch that explores the first major timepiece lusted after by important people in the watch industry. Today, we’re hearing from Jerome Mage, co-founder and Creative Director for MARCH LA.B.
Sometimes, change comes quietly. The Mutewatch may not have grabbed as many headlines as some of its competitors, such as the Pebble, the Phosphor or the iPad nano watch. Still, over the past seven years, it has grown from a futuristic geek-toy (former Apple-CEO Steve Wozniak was one of its first public advocates) to a celebrated in-brand.
We begin the second-last month of the year by reviewing Audemars Piguet’s exciting new ceramic diver as well as an usual bronze-cased pilot watch. Next, we check out 10 important electronic watches; find out who the richest people in the Swiss watch business are; pay a visit to Paris; and learn more about the Frederic Piguet Caliber 1180.
Welcome back to an original aBlogtoWatch feature, “My First Grail Watch.” In this series, we ask prominent people in the watch industry about the first timepiece that they lusted after. Today, we’re talking with Bill Yao, the owner and founder of MKII watches.
I think it’s time for the hard-core mechanical watch enthusiast to give their “distant cousin” – quartz watches – a little more respect. I guess in my own way, I’m as guilty as the next guy, when it comes to comparing mechanical watches to quartz watches. When I was in the watch repair business, I flatly refused to take in quartz watches, and felt it below my standards as a watchmaker to change a battery in a quartz watch. I felt that quartz watches would make watchmakers obsolete, and in a way it actually did…
Until the 1950s, the wristwatch world was powered by springs… Winding one’s watch was part of daily routine, as was adjusting it regularly to keep it accurate. But 1957 heralded change and the beginnings of a revolution that would fully materialize in the 1970s and 80s, and it all started with the futuristic-sounding, electric watch…
We round off October by paying A. Lange & Söhne a visit, finding out what is Francois-Paul Journe’s grail watch, learning more about Seiko, and checking out new watches from Girard Perregaux, Harry Winston, Panerai and Nomos.
To kick off October, we check out the biggest winners and losers of the Only Watch 2013 charity auction. We also check out new watches from MB&F, Hublot and Panerai and also listen to what John Mayer has to say about watch collecting.
Welcome to “My First Grail Watch,” a new interview series on aBlogtoWatch that explores the first major timepiece lusted after by important people in the watch industry. Today, we’re hearing from Peter Stas, CEO and co-founder of Frederique Constant.
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Rounding off September, we check out new watches from Omega, Arnold & Son and the Beijing Watch Factory. We also find out more about what makes Richard Mille tick, watch modifications, and also pay a visit to the annual Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair.
Welcome to “My First Grail Watch,” a new interview series on aBlogtoWatch that explores the first major timepiece lusted after by important people in the watch industry. Today, we’re hearing from Hartmut Kraft, president of Maurice Lacroix North America.
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