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My Watch Mission And My Love Of Watches

There are many times when I ask myself "why do I love watches and why do I involve myself with them as I do". I felt like I needed to write my thoughts down and this is what I finished up with... My Watch mission is to share my love of horology and help...

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Selling your Watch?

We have all experienced that sad sad day when the reality hits you that your beloved watch (soon to be 'ex-watch') isn't sizzling your sausage any more.  It has lost its mojo, gets pipped to the post by another watch every time you think about putting it...

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10 Watches That Shaped The World

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch nerd. A great video here from The Vintage Watch Collector YouTube channel. Really interesting and informative.  Have a watch if the title...

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Mr Porter & Jaeger-LeCoultre

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello Watch fanatico. Being a huge fan of Mr Porter, and a huge fan of Jaeger-LeCoultre, what better than a video on Jaeger-LeCoultre by Mr Porter. ...

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Should you buy a pre-owned watch?

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello prestige watch supporter. I read this great article on Toolwatch.com. Happy to share it. Should I buy a pre-owned watch? The market for...

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About Patek Philippe

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch provocateur. Being the fan of Patek Philippe that I am, I couldn't help but order my copy of the book 'Patek Philippe: The Authorized...

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VIDEO: Breguet Classic Tour in London

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch fan.  If this video doesn't make you want to acquire a Breguet, nothing will... https://youtu.be/RemERtYkS4M

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The story of A. Lange & Söhne, as told by ALS

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch fiend. In case you missed it, check out the great video on A. Lange & Söhne - how it all began.   A wonderful watch....

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Prestige Brands – Who Owns Who?

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch junkie.  Every so often the landscape of the watch industry shifts: a key brand gets sold to a major watch group and the balance of power...

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What Makes A Luxury Watch

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch fancier. So, what are the ingredients to craft the most expensive watches? What sets the world’s most prestigious watches apart from the...

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Do You Know Who Make Up The Holy Trinity Of Watches?

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch connoisseur. Do you know who are the “Big Three” of Swiss watchmaking? Lets cut to the chase….(in no particular order) Audemars Piguet...

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Why Buy A Luxury Watch? Here Are 10 Good Reasons Why

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello Gentlemen.  Why buy a Luxury watch? Why do we love watches like we do? Investment?  Quality Timekeeping?  Status?   Heirloom?  Talking Point? ...

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Videos: Interesting Facts On Prestige Watch Brands

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch fan.  The guys at Alux.com have been busy. And I loved watching these videos they have put together about the prestige watch brands. Kick...

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Watch Sizes – At A Glance

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch buff.  I thought this “at a glance” image may help with a quick visual aid for different sizes of wrist watches. Knowing what watch sizes...

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Luxury Watch Industry – Statistics & Facts

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch friend.  If you are anything like me, you will most likely enjoy short, punchy overview of information (stats & facts) about the...

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Why Buy Pre-owned?

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"]Hello watch aficionados. Why buy pre-owned? These are the the highlights but keep reading to find out more: Pre-Owned Watches Cost Less There Are More...

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Video – The History Of Time Keeping Devices

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch groupie.  I loved this video and thought it was a very educational super-charged eight and a half minutes of information at it best. Have...

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Interesting Facts About Watches And Watchmakers

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch addict. TWENTY FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT WATCHES There is a piece of history that always accompanies us – the watch! What is on your...

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A Detailed History Of Watchmaking

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch zealots. Have a look at this great page on the Foundation of Haute Horlogerie website. If you want a detailed history of watchmaking –...

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Rolex – how my view has changed

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch admirer.  I thought I'd share a little story with you about my opinion on Rolex and how my thoughts changed over the years... When I...

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Video: Watches – from the pocket to the wrist

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch lover. I really enjoyed this video (despite the narrators rather monotone voice), so thought I would share it…Its a good little watch....

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How to test the accuracy of your mechanical watch?

[et_social_follow icon_style="flip" icon_shape="rectangle" icons_location="top" col_number="auto" outer_color="dark"] Hello watch nerd.  Whether you own one precious watch or a whole collection, it is nice to know that your they are running to time accurately. If they...

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