A Closer Look At What Makes The $80,000 MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement EVO Watch Special

MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement EVO watch

Just last week at the Geneva Watch Days exhibit, Swiss independent brand MB&F unveiled a pretty impressive watch: the Legacy Machine Split Escapement EVO watch. Offered in two versions — both incredibly alluring, the $80,000 watch boasts two coveted innovations from the brand: the FlexRing shock-absorbing EVO case and the mind-boggling Split Escapement. As I…

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Presidents’ Watches From Biden To LBJ And JFK

Donald J. Trump at the Unveiling of his Trump Signature Watch Collection at Macy's in 2006

Updated 2/15/21 With President’s  Day here — it seems like a good time to take a look at which presidents wore which watches over the years. Current President, Joe Biden has been spotted wearing an Omega and also Seiko, as well as a few others – he seems to like watches. In fact, Chrono24 recently…

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La Patiala, Inspired By Famed Luxury Collector, Offers Digital Access To Multiple Luxury Categories At Once

La Patiala

We all know that if you want to do some self-education about almost any topic in the world, you turn to the internet. Whether you’re a watch lover, whiskey lover, wine, food and even fashionista, you will find it online. However, there are not too many places (if any at all) to find all of…

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What To Look For When Buying A New Or Used Tudor Black Bay Watch

Tudor Black Bay Bronze

With so many watch aficionados beginning to build their watch collections, we are witnessing a surge in prices and a dip in availability across many brands and platforms.  Whether you are looking to buy new or used, you may have a hunt on your hands. The key is to be patient and always troll the…

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The Evolving World Of Women’s Watches And Why Watches Shouldn’t Be Labeled

Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36

Time is being recalibrated for women, but maybe not fast enough. If you see a savvy woman wearing a complicated watch, most likely – up until recently – it is a man’s watch. Except for jewelry brands like Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, the designer brands like Chanel, Hermes and Fendi, or fashion-oriented brands, most…

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What Does It Mean For A Watch To Be Swiss-Made

Swiss-made Minerva movement

Today, watches are made in many countries around the world, but the standard to which most collectors aspire is for a Swiss-made watch. Switzerland has been building mechanical watches for centuries, and many top master watchmakers have handed down their knowledge and expertise from generation to generation. The Swiss brands are known for their impeccable…

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