Watch Collecting Tips: Five Of The Most Iconic Watches In History

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph

One of the biggest trends in watches today is the return to roots. More and more watch brands are revisiting their archives and re-inventing iconic watches that made history for them once before. Most of these watches have already enjoyed numerous evolutions over the decades. True collectors, though, will want to have at least one,…

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WatchTime New York, Horology Forum Go Virtual

virtual watch shows

We watch lovers – especially in America where we were persona non-grata during the Geneva Watch Days and the Asian Watches and Wonders shows — have all been starving for hands-on experiences with our favorite brands. This is the time of year we all usually flock to New York for the WatchTime show, or to…

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Beginner’s Guide: What Is A Chronograph?

Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph

This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

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Video: Armin Strom Explains What Resonance Is and How It Works

Armin Strom Masterpieces Dual Time Resonance Sapphire Watch, SIHH 2019

Resonance. It’s a word we use in  watchmaking that — for some — is difficult to understand. We have written a lot about independent Swiss watch brand Armin Strom — masters at resonance. On multiple occasions we have tried to explain what resonance is and how it is achieved in watchmaking. Now, Armin Strom has…

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Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force Explained: Video

Armin Strom Gravity Equal Force

The most recent release from Armin Strom — the Gravity Equal Force — is an amazing timepiece. In all of its potential iterations, it is the sum of about 10 years of work by the young independent brand.  It is the culmination of amazing work in the field of constant and equal force, as well…

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