On the Web: The World's Rarest Rolex Datejust Is Now For Sale

On the Web: The World's Rarest Rolex Datejust Is Now For Sale

The Datejust is my all-time favorite Rolex. Though I'm a bit crazy at times for those killer white dial Submariners, rare pre-explorers and iconic Newman Daytona's, nothing can rival the sight of an unusual Datejust. I am about to share with you a wristwatch so treasured and so attractive in the eyes of any collector, both aesthetically....

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Time Well Spent: An Interview with Sam Fremstar, a Watch-Collecting Superstar

Time Well Spent: An Interview with Sam Fremstar, a Watch-Collecting Superstar

Sam Fremstar is literally a watch-collecting superstar. Not only because he's the man behind the renowned Instagram account, @Fremstar, but also because he has one hell of a modern and vintage watch collection. If Sam isn't chilling with his buddy Fake Watch Busta or some other Rolex-sporting, walking-watch-encyclopedia type, he's probably on the hunt for his next horological acquisition....

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Photo Report: An Evening At F.P.Journe's NYC Boutique

Photo Report: An Evening At F.P.Journe's NYC Boutique

Tonight, I stopped by F.P.Journe's Madison Avenue boutique for a pre-holiday celebration. This event was attended by fellow bloggers, collectors, experts, and industry leaders. Aside from the 'off-limits' (for me, at least) champagne, the great food, and the never-ending in-depth watch discussions, there were more than a handful of Journes in the room--many of which I couldn't resist sharing with you....

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The Watch I'd Put Into A Time Capsule

The Watch I'd Put Into A Time Capsule

Let's face it, there are A LOT of collectible vintage watches out there: The Daytona, the Speedmaster, the El Primero, the Tank, the Royal Oak, the Fifty Fathoms, the Memovox, and many other "must-have" watches for the established collector. But what if you could only have one watch? A watch that would remain timeless, hold its value, and still possess these traits after sitting in a time capsule for a few decades....

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IN DEPTH: The Avant-Garde Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moon Carbon

IN DEPTH: The Avant-Garde Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moon Carbon

No watch manufacturer bears resemblance to Linde Werdelin in terms of both technological aspects and the aesthetics of their creations. Rare materials, forward-thinking concepts, and unusual watchmaking methods, in the simplest terms, define Linde Werdelin. Today, I will be reviewing the exceptionally-crafted....

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[VIDEO] Eberhard Presents: L'Histoire d'un Nom

[VIDEO] Eberhard Presents: L'Histoire d'un Nom

Eberhard is most recognized for its exquisite chronographs and patented innovations. This Manufacture's history spans almost 130 years. They have greatly contributed to countless horological technologies that are instrumental to so many brands even today. Arguably, they invented the first chronograph wristwatch....

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Photo Report: Christie's New York December 9th 'Important Watches' Preview

Photo Report: Christie's New York December 9th 'Important Watches' Preview

This Tuesday, at 20 Rockefeller Center, Christie's will be holding their last Important Watches sale of the year. Whether you're after that early 2000's Journe or late 50's tropical dial Rolex sports watch, the likelihood of Christie's having whatever you're looking for is quite high. 

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Pre-SIHH 2015: The Ultra-Thin Piaget Altiplano Chronograph

Pre-SIHH 2015: The Ultra-Thin Piaget Altiplano Chronograph

As next year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie nears, we will be definitely seeing a myriad of interesting and innovative creations from all of Richemont's brands and the few independent brands that also attend this event. While there haven't been too many watch introductions thus far, Piaget has unveiled something spectacular: The Piaget Altiplano Chronograph, a.k.a. the world's thinnest....

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Three Collectible Calatravas To Hit the Block at Christie's Upcoming New York Sale

Three Collectible Calatravas To Hit the Block at Christie's Upcoming New York Sale

If someone were to ask me what my favorite watch is, my immediate response would be, "the Calatrava!" No, not necessarily Patek's Calatrava...Only days away from Christie's New York December 9th sale, it's the perfect time to point out some excellent...these three watches are being sold publicly for the very first time....

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HANDS-ON: Longines' 180th Anniversary Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph

HANDS-ON: Longines' 180th Anniversary Column-Wheel Single Push-Piece Chronograph

I stopped by Manfredi Jewels today to take a look at a classic, cool, and amazingly well-priced column-wheel chronograph by Longines. This wristwatch isn't exactly brand new, as it was released last year, though it is a great representation of Longines' ability to produce superb chronographs....

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