John and I go back and forth jesting on Memorigin’s Batman tourbillon watch. We also talk about the new Maison Patek Philippe in China, as well as what real Chinese watch tastes actually are. Last, you get to hear more about the new aBlogtoWatch website and all the blood, sweat, and tears behind it.
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aBlogtoRead.com is now aBlogtoWatch.com. We explain all you need to know about the new name, design, and how to use aBlogtoWatch to read about and enjoy watches.
How much would you like to know about your fellow watch lovers? Are you curious about the type of people who share your passion? We thought you might be. The goal of this post is to encourage you to comment below and tell everyone a bit about who you are. In exchange, you get to read about who everyone else it. Think of it like the first day of class where you have to introduce yourself.
Thanks to Mr. Seo for sharing this tasteful image of the first aBlogtoRead.com watch Winder by Wolf Designs which he picked up. Each is personally engraved for the buyer. Nice home for his Panerai as well. Still available limited edition aBlogtoRead.com watch winders are available for purchase via Wolf Designs here.
Just a few more days to enter for a chance to win your choice of Nixon Steelcat watch. Enter here before July, 2012 is over.
The aBlogtoRead.com/HourTime Show Watch Podcast/WristWatchReview.com reader/listener meet-up event is tonight, May 2nd, 2012 in New York City at: Heartland Brewery 35 Union Square West New York, NY 10003 (212) 645-3400 heartlandbrewery.com The meet-up will start at about 6pm. Enjoy some beer, nosh, and watch talk, and horological interludes with Ariel Adams and John Biggs. All [...]
Get ready for the first Real-Life Horology event. This time it will be a light social gathering to have drinks and talk about watches in New York City. Casual and fun. Come there and we will give name tags to RLH attendees so you’ll know who shares your addiction. I will be there with my [...]
Get ready for some offline watch love. Real Life Horology (RLH) is an event series that aBlogtoRead.com will facilitate dedicated to bringing you together with watch makers and other watch lovers. The idea is simple: sign up (below) as a Real Life Horology member and when an event in your area is planned, you’ll be [...]
A reader sent in a picture of his limited edition aBlogtoRead.com watch winder by Wolf Designs (that looks lovely on soft carpeting!). You can see how the name personalization plaque came out nicely on the top of the winder. Thanks for the picture and note on your happy experience. We make Breitlings happy everywhere apparently. [...]
The limited edition aBlogtoRead.com Watch Winder by Wolf Designs is now available for purchase while pieces last. As previewed a few days ago, this useful winder is a necessary accessory for most people who own automatic mechanical watches. I’ve worked closely with Wolf Designs to bring dedicated aBlogtoRead.com readers a special item that celebrates our [...]
As a way of rewarding readers I’ve teamed up with Wolf Designs to create a special limited edition aBlogtoRead.com branded single watch winder. It will be available for sale in just a few days. People have been asking for an aBlogtoRead.com wrist watch for a while – that one might take a while… but I [...]
In 2007, I built aBlogtoRead.com as a hobby site to share my love of watches with other people. Now, over four years later – and with more than 2,000 posts – aBlogtoRead.com is no longer just about me, but a team effort. The blog has evolved with the help of talented designers, programmers, and artists. [...]
During December 2010 you readers had the chance to win not one, but seven timepieces here on aBlogtoRead.com. I usually ask winners to give me images and a review of the watches, but given that there were a lot of winners for December, I thought it would just be nice to do a pictorial post [...]
January 2011′s aBlogtoRead.com’s watch giveaway is just about over. This is your last chance to enter for a chance to win this rare and great condition (recently serviced) Early 1970′s Omega Speedmaster Mark 4.5 watch. Click here to enter before January is over.
Welcome to aBlogtoRead.com’s annual holiday season watch giveaway. Each month I offer a single watch for you to win, but this month you have a chance seven (lucky) chances to to win. The rules are exactly the same as any other month, but this month I will simply choose a winner for each of these [...]
New site design folks. It has been a long time coming and a lot of work went into the design and implementation. I would like to thank the designer and developer, and all of you for making it worth the time (and money). Please note that there will be little tweaks and enhancements to the [...]
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