11 Gorgeous Vintage World Time Watches

Seiko 6117-6409 World Time

Are you a world traveller? Or do you simply have a sense of wanderlust? Whatever the case may be, it can be both convenient and exciting to be able to check the time around the world just by glancing at your wrist. You can do it in style with a vintage world time watch. Many brands both popular and obscure have crafted beautiful, efficient, and … Read more

Omega Speedmaster Snoopy – 50th Anniversary of the Award

Omega Speedmaster Snoopy 50th Anniversary

If you have an interest in the history of space exploration, you probably know that this is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 moon mission. While Apollo 13 never made it to the moon, it was not entirely a failure. Indeed, in terms of crisis management, it was an inspirational success, as remarkably, all three astronauts made it safely back home. In commemoration, the … Read more

Omega Speedmaster Dark Side of the Moon – A Great Take on a Classic Design

Omega Dark Side of the Moon

The Omega Speedmaster is one of the most iconic chronographs in the history of watchmaking. Although it can be traced back to the 1950s, the Speedmaster really hit it big when it became one of the official NASA flight watches, and the first wristwatch worn on the moon. While the Speedmaster is an incredible piece of engineering, Omega has used its ties with NASA and … Read more

How to Polish a Watch Crystal

How to polish a watch crystal

When a watch is brand new, the crystal is clean and clear of scuffs and scratches. But over time, your watch crystal may come to look less than pristine. If you want to get it looking like new again, you will need to polish it. How do you polish a watch crystal? The answer depends on the material that your watch crystal is made of, … Read more

Top 17 Vintage Chronographs from Unknown Brands

Vintage Chronographs from Unknown Brands

Every vintage chronograph tells not just the time, but a story of the era and place it came from. Collecting chronographs is collecting history. Perhaps you are lucky enough to have some impressive timepieces in your collection already, but are looking to expand both your collection and your knowledge of vintage watches. In this article, I’m going to share some striking chronographs with you from … Read more

Are Vintage Watches Reliable, Rugged and Waterproof?

Are vintage watches reliable?

If you are attracted to the idea of collecting vintage watches, you may wonder how viable they are. Will you need to leave them always safely in their display cases at home, or can you wear them out and about? Will they offer you the shock resistance and overall durability that they need to stand up to daily use, or will they be too fragile? … Read more

How to Use a Tachymeter Bezel on a Chronograph Watch?

How to use a tachymeter scale on a chronograph watch?

If you have a watch with a chronograph, it may have a tachymeter scale on the bezel. The tachymeter scale adds some very handy functionality to your watch, allowing you to calculate several different things: How fast something is going, based on how long it takes to cover a certain distance. How far something has travelled, based on how fast it is travelling over a … Read more

What is a Marriage Watch?

What is a marriage watch?

Don’t let the name fool you. A marriage watch is not a watch you gift your husband or receive as a token of appreciation. Well, you may, if your partner knows about watches, but it has nothing to do with marriage. The question of a marriage watch keeps on appearing every now and then. Like I once was, a lot of watch lovers appear to … Read more

5 Watch Museums You Must Visit This Year

Patel Philippe Watch Museum

Some of us like to collect watches and some of us just enjoy looking at the marvels we can’t own. If you’re a fan of watches and want to know more about the history of watchmaking then there can be no better idea but to visit a watch museum. Let’s have a look at five of the best watch museums around the world: 1. The … Read more