RGM and Hollywood 1923 Bring Hollywood to the Wrist

 |  October 11th, 2017

It isn’t every day that you can say you are wearing an actual piece of Hollywood on your wrist. However, thanks to American watch brand RGM, and a group of cinema buffs known as Hollywood  1923, you now have a one in 12 chance of doing exactly that.  Roland Murphy, founder of RGM, was approached by Hollywood 1923, who had purchased the very last metal from the original 1923 Hollywood sign after the restoration of the sign earlier this year. They…

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Watch Collectors Unite: WatchTime New York 2017 Is Around The Corner

 |  October 6th, 2017

The industry event of the year is just around the corner. WatchTime New York brings together some of the most illustrious brands in the watch industry and opens them up to the public. Held at Gotham Hall in New York City, this two-day event welcomes 30 brands to center stage. Festivities kick off on October 13th during the WatchTime cocktail event. During this 3-hour event guests have the opportunity to meet brand executives, VIP’s, WatchTime editors, and some of the…

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Watches Made in America: An Overview of American Watch Brand History

 |  July 3rd, 2017

Tomorrow we celebrate the 4th of July – Independence Day, which honors America’s hard-won independence from Great Britain, and our adoption of the Declaration of Independence. On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies claimed their independence — an event that led to the formation of the United States of America. Many industries flourished over the years in the USA, including watchmaking. In fact, over the centuries, the America watch market has grown and changed significantly.  In the late 1800s and early 1900s, a host of American…

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Four Made-in-America Watches for the 4th of July

 |  July 3rd, 2014

With the 4th of July weekend upon us – American’s are all about celebrating their freedom and independence, as well as their pride in being American. As such, it’s a wonderful time to take a close-up look at a four great watch brands that are made in America. Devon Works, founded just about five years ago, is the brainchild of Scott Devon. The first Devon watch, the Tread 1, which we reviewed here, was created in California with the help…

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Celebrate the 4th of July with Made-in-America Watches

 |  July 4th, 2013

July 4th is a federal holiday in America, honoring our hard-won Independence from Great Britain and our adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. While fireworks and picnics usually crown the day, it’s a great time to take a close look at the Made-in-America sect of the watch market, which, a half a century ago or more, was thriving. Today, just a handful of brands exist. Easily the truest US watch manufacture is  RGM – the brand…

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