Watch Collectors Speak Out

Moonphase Madness – One Collector’s Love Affair with the Heavens

By Gordon Henderson I would like to side step our normal updates about the latest in horology news and talk personal affectations, in particular this editor’s love for the lunar complication aka moon phase complication. Why the lunar complication you ask? It all starts with what many in the watch world refer to as their grail…

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One Collector Speaks Out About his Love of Bulova’s new Accutron II

By Ryan Johnson, NJ Collector In 1960 Bulova introduced the Bulova Accutron, which ran on a tuning fork rather than a balance wheel. Running at 360Hz the movement was accurate to within +/- 2 seconds a day. This technology was requested by NASA for various timing instruments. As such, the Accutron was considered in the…

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Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Buying a Watch

By OJ Whatley The Internet age has been a boon to the global luxury watch marketplace. Sellers of all stripes have empowered themselves via their embrace of cyberspace, and informed online buyers have no choice but to do likewise. In order to have the best possible Internet experience, a buyer needs to adopt a critical…

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Passing Time On: A Son’s Memory on Father’s Day

“Time goes, you say? Ah no! Alas, Time stays, we go.” ~Henry Austin Dobson By Norman Miller, NYC Watch Collector – and loving son I’m a watch guy, and have been since my days as watch editor of a now defunct trade magazine in the ‘80s.  Even though I switched to the “dark side” of…

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Collectors’ Corner: A Passion for Rolex Watches … Meet The Tick

By Josef Vann, Las Vegas collector  I’m the publisher of both Vegas magazine and Wynn magazine and live in Las Vegas. This means that I’m in and around the best in travel/tourism, incredible restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, and jewelry and, of course, the best watches in the world… all in 2.5 mile radius. Additionally, during both…

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Collectors’ Corner: The Journe Identity (or, the Beauty of FP Journe watches)

By Todd Vladyka, Philadelphia Collector   The first time I ever saw an FP Journe Chronometre Bleu, I almost didn’t try it on! A close friend and I decided to meet up in Zermatt for a few days of skiing. Earlier in the week he had been on business in Geneva attending SIHH, and I…

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