The "Doctor" is Always In!

What is a “Watch Pocket”

Just about everyone has a favorite pair of bluejeans.  What wardrobe would be complete without a great pair of jeans.  Most of us rarely notice that “extra pocket” on the right side of our jeans. Since it has always been there, we don’t give it a second thought. How many of us really know what it was designed for?? The fifth pocket was introduced in the 1800’s as a protective.. Read More

Anti Magnetic Watch

Like most any other metal material a watch can become magnetized when it comes into contact with certain levels of a magnetic field. Magnetic fields can be found in things like Smartphones, computers, tablets, monitors, speakers, kitchen appliances — they all produce magnetic fields and all have the potential to mess with your watch’s accuracy. Magnetic fields are one of the most common factors negatively affecting the accuracy of a mechanical watch. The.. Read More

July Watch Auctions

Kim Kardashian  has secretly bid on and won one of the legendary First Lady’s super-expensive timepieces. Christie’s expected the watch to pull in $120,000 … but Kim’s  winning bid was $379,500! Jackie’s Cartier was acquired when she was First Lady — just months before JFK was assassinated. It’s engraved February 23, 1963. She got it as a gift from brother-in-law Prince Stanislaw “Stas” Radziwill. Kim has vowed not to be.. Read More

What is a Cyclops?

I am a huge fan of science fiction movies. As a kid growing up in the 60’s I loved all of the “Monster” movies that were popular at that time.  Some of my favorites were “Jason and the Argonauts” and “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad”.  One of the best monsters in those movies was the Cyclops.  This fierce one eyed beast has always been one of my favorites.  So naturally.. Read More