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Tools of the Watchmakers Trade – Part 3

In this 3rd part of my blog on the “tools of the watchmaking trade” I will show you some of the machines that I use everyday in the watch shop.  Lets get started with the heart and soul of my shop, my cleaning machine. Cleaning Machine I have been using the RM-90 German made cleaning machine for the past 10 years.  It is a true workhorse of my business. It.. Read More

Tools or the Watchmakers Trade – Part 2

This weeks blog post will continue showing you some of the tools and equipment that I use every day to repair your watch.  I was very surprised at the level of interest in last weeks post, I have had more questions and comments on that post than any blog post so far.  I am glad to see that everyone is interested in how your watch is repaired and how a.. Read More

Tools of the Watchmaking Trade – Part 1

Over the past few months I have had a number of customers ask me how I do my job, what tools do I use etc. I thought it might be interesting for my customers to see what my workshop looks like and all of the specialized tools that I use everyday. Workbench My workbench is 42 inches tall, 40 inches wide and 17 inches deep.  This is the standard working.. Read More

Is My Rolex Real or Fake? Part 2 | Identifying an Authentic Rolex

The generic watch market continues to grow and become more efficient, making counterfeit luxury timepieces more and more difficult to tell apart from their genuine counterparts.  Given the difference in value between replica Rolexes and the genuine article, any potential investor should know the tricks to tell the real from the fake.  Here’s a quick list of some of the ways to tell apart the genuine luxury watch and its.. Read More

Is My Rolex Real or Fake? Part 1: How to Spot a Fake Rolex

The generic watch market continues to grow and become more efficient, making counterfeit luxury timepieces more and more difficult to tell apart from their genuine counterparts.  Given the difference in value between replica Rolexes and the genuine article, any potential investor should know the tricks to tell the real from the fake.  Here’s a quick list of some of the ways to tell apart the genuine luxury watch and its.. Read More

Rolex Oysterquartz

Rolex is most known for their mechanical timepieces, but from 1970 through 2001 the company also produced battery powered and quartz wristwatches. In an attempt to keep up with the times, Rolex began research into electronic timekeeping in the early 1950’s and was awarded their first patent for an electro‐mechanical movement in 1952. Despite the company’s early interest in the future electronic timekeeping market, though, the first Rolex quartz watch wasn’t made commercially.. Read More

Athletes and Their Watches – Part 2

This weeks blog will continue our look at some of the top athletes in the world and the expensive watches that they wear.  From the Football or Soccer field to the Golf links, today’s top athletes don’t mind spoiling themselves with some of the highest priced watches in the world.   Kobe Bryant wearing his signature Hublot King Power Black Mamba in honor of Bryant’s NBA nickname. Olympic 100 and.. Read More

Athletes and Their Watches – Part 1

Famous athletes are recognized all over the world for their incredible skills, whether it’s on the football field, baseball diamond, or on the tennis court. Most of these athletes have been playing their sport since they were children and have been putting in countless hours everyday for their entire lives to reach their dream of becoming a professional athlete. Becoming a professional athlete comes with several perks. Athletes are some.. Read More

World Leaders and Their Watches

Wrist watches are always an accessory that shows the status of the owner and it is especially important, if you are a famous political leader. It seems like these politicians are not looking to be politically correct and wear more reasonably priced watches.  Here we go back to the idea of “I am in charge” and their watch gives off the aura of wealth and power.   The world leader with.. Read More

U.S. Leaders and Their Watches

The 2016 election process is in full swing, so I thought it might me a good idea to show some of our future and former elected officials and what watches they wear. President Barack Obama wore Tag Heuer’s Aquaracer for 15 years. On his 46th birthday, Obama received a large black dialed Jorg Gray chronograph from his Secret Service agents that was purchased in the Secret Service employees and that is what he has been wearing.. Read More