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Watch Collecting as an Investment

Is watch collecting the new safe form of investing? A few years ago, cryptocurrency, a type of digital currency without a single administrator or bank, was all the rage. It was the future of payment — or just the future. Bitcoin, a type of cryptocurrency, peaked in December 2017 when its price reached an all-time high of $19,666, before tumbling down 81 percent to its price in early 2019. In.. Read More

What is a Split Stem?

Have you ever seen a watch without a removable case back and wondered how you get the movement out?? In this post I will show how to remove a two piece split stem from a watch. Some cases were designed as a “one piece case” that does not have a removable back. With a watch like this, How do you remove the movement? The first step to removing the movement.. Read More

I Hate Daylight Savings Time

Like many Americans, you probably spent at least a few minutes on Sunday trying to remember how to change the clock on your microwave and stove. Or at least had an internal conversation with yourself about the pros and cons of just leaving them the way they are for the next several months. Either way, this weekend is, we’re guessing, the least favorite of the year as we travel through.. Read More

What is an ETA Movement?

When traveling, you might look down at your watch or glance at a clock and try to figure out your ETA — estimated time of arrival, that is. In watch terms, ETA means something entirely different. An ETA movement is incorporated by a majority of watch companies. ETA SA is a Swiss manufacturer which makes the movement with a history which can be traced back all the way to 1793… Read More

What is a Tudor Watch?

If you’re like millions of Americans, you spent your Sunday night watching the best in film honored at the Oscars. And if you were watching, you likely saw a few commercials for Rolex celebrating the art of filmmaking. While the Oscars celebrate films with big budgets like “Black Panther” or smaller, independent films, Rolex supports them all. Rolex, just like films, have a smaller line of watches. Tudor was created.. Read More

Tissot : Official Timekeeper of the NBA

Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Lakers made their only regular-season visit to the new Boston Garden to take on the Celtics in a renewal of the NBA’s biggest rivalries. In the final seconds, Lakers guard Rajon Rondo — a former champion with Boston — corralled a loose ball and knocked down a 15-foot jump shot at the buzzer to cap an 18-point comeback victory for LeBron James’ new team… Read More

Rolex and Auto Racing

Watches, at their core, are meant to keep time. So what better partnership for a watch company than to work in the racing industry. That’s exactly what Rolex does by sponsoring many auto races to further its brand and expand its customer reach. Since 2013, Rolex has been a global partner and official timer of Formula One. So anytime you may flip by some open-wheeled racing on a Saturday or.. Read More

How To Replace a Rolex Crystal

cracked rolex crystal watch face

One of the most common repairs that I do every month is to replace a Rolex Crystal. It seems like when a customer drops their watch, it never lands on the soft carpet, but always manages to hit the hardwood floor! In this blog post I will show the steps that I go through to replace a Plastic and a Sapphire crystal. The Rolex sapphire crystal is a complex part… Read More

4 Classic Watches

These four classic watches are legends In today’s marketplace, there are endless options when choosing to purchase a watch. In fact, there might be too many options, especially if the buyer is a first-timer and wants a tried-and-true classic. So how do you choose a solid watch when you have every option between smart watches and iced-out jewelry you might find on the latest trending rapper with a sparkle you.. Read More