A Question Answered: Servicing Vintage Watches

A Question Answered: Servicing Vintage Watches

It's hard not to love vintage watches. You can spend $200,000 on a hyper-rare Paul Newman Daytona or $200 on a vietnam-era Benrus and still get a great vintage piece. But every once in a while, your exciting find may end up costing more than you bargained for.

Read More

The Best Back To School Watch: From High School To Harvard

The Best Back To School Watch: From High School To Harvard

It's Labor Day and we all know what that means--summer's coming to a close and school is days away. Students rush to stores to pick up those last few needed school supplies while I head over to stores to pick out the best back to school watch. 

Read More

Introducing: Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph

Introducing: Audemars Piguet's Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph

At the second edition of the Hong Kong "Watches and Wonders" fair this fall, Audemars Piguet will unveil the Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Tourbillon Chronograph. The Royal Oak Offshore was introduced in 1993, as a sportier, tougher alternative to the classic Genta-designed Royal Oak. Though the the Offshore was a massive (at the time) 42mm chronograph with the incorporation of rubber pushers and an iron-constructed inner cage, traits such as the octagonal case structure and integrated bracelet remained selfsame.

Read More

PHOTO GALLERY: Blancpain Opens 5th Avenue Boutique

PHOTO GALLERY: Blancpain Opens 5th Avenue Boutique

I'm pleased to announce the opening of the new Blancpain boutique, here in NYC. For years, Blancpain neighbored the former Breguet boutique on Madison Avenue. Now, Blancpain is nestled in the heart of the city--among lavish hotels, world-class restaurants, and various other SWATCH-GROUP retailers.

Read More

A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches: Part II

A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches: Part II

In part one of "A Beginner's Guide To Investing In Vintage Watches," I dealt with the principal aspects of vintage watch buying, such as the brands, the case materials, and the topic of how specific wristwatches have gained their industy-wide status. Today I will discuss the best sources for buying vintage watches and the significance of foresight.

Read More