Recovered Pocket Watch From Titanic Victim Sells for $57,500 At Heritage Auction

Titanic victim's pocket watch sells for $57,500 at Heritage Auction.

One of the most horrific maritime disasters of all time, the sinking of the Titanic, which took more than 1500 lives in 1912, is a history lesson never forgotten. As such, it is really no surprise to me that someone paid $57,500 for an old pocket watch that had been owned by Sinai Kantor, a victim the Titanic…

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Rolex Wraps Up Monterey Classic Car Week With Concours d’ Elegance Best Of Show Going To Alfa Romero 8C

Rolex Best of Show Recipient at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Italian Classic J4-7 1937 Alfa Romero 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta, David & Ginny Sydorick, Beverly Hills, California

Monterey Classic  Car Week wraps up, after four days of incredible events, tours and races that showcase the finest vintage cars in the world.  Throughout the entire four days, Rolex had a pronounced presence as Official Timepiece, Official Partner, or other titles depending on the event.  The culmination of the week, of course, was yesterday’s…

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Video: Cartier Santos Gets Interchangeable Strap Thanks to Cool New System

Santos D' Cartier with new patented QuickSwitch interchangeable strap system.

Earlier this year at the SIHH 2018, Cartier unveiled a cool new interchangeable (and self-sizing) strap and bracelet system for the new versions of the famed Cartier Santos watches. The Santos was  first created in 1904, when Louis Cartier created a wrist watch for his friend, Alberto Santos-Dumont, who was regularly seen in the early 1900’s…

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Hamilton Khaki Field Auto-Chrono Watch Stars in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan on Prime Video

Beginning on August 31, and running for eight episodes, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will air on Prime Video.  Jack Ryan, played by Krasinski, is fully equipped — and wearing a Hamilton  Khaki Field Auto Chrono watch. It is not Hamilton’s first foray in to the movies, nor into the world of top-secret missions. Hamilton has a long…

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Nomos Glashutte Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus With New Tangente Watches

NOMOS Tangente Bauhaus limited edition watches

German watch brand NOMOS has always been all about clean design and Bauhaus styling. It is what makes this brand so coveted.  Now, to honor the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus style — taking place in 2019 —  the company unveils a watch that celebrates the idea of  concentrating on the essentials in design: a limited edition…

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Watch Review: Building My Own Customized Baume Watch

Baume watches

You may recall that we broke the news here first last May that Richemont Group was creating an all-new brand: Baume. Not to be confused with Baume & Mercier, but a brainchild that was formed under that brand’s wings, the new Baume brand can be purchased only on line, and buyers can customize their own…

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