Sometimes there just isn't enough time or space to include everything I uncover when writing articles and rather than let these nuggets of watch knowledge go to waste, I put them here. Updates to old articles, new discoveries or just something that took my fancy.
If you are interested in vintage Universal Geneve then you need these two images, one is a guide to the meaning of Universal Geneve's references numbers and the other is the fabrication dates based off serial numbers.
Ever wondered what a worldtimer designed in sixty minutes looked like? I challenged OneHourWatch to try and this is what he came up with.
The Blancpain X-Fathoms is the most ludicrous modern Fifty Fathoms ever released. Even though it's totally redundant from a technical perspective, you have to admire the fact that Blancpain went and made it.
What happens when you can't find a watch that you want? Give up? Compromise? How about making what you want from scratch? When StigSD couldn't find a dual bezel watch, he went and did just that.
Why did the Gallet Astronomic 'only' sell for $6,311 ? I think it comes down to brand recognition, brand narrative, condition and photography.
I get sent press releases everyday and all of them come photographs that bear little to no resemblance to reality, so when I saw a gif of how this beautification process works, I was hooked.