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
Rolex Repair Cost: Rolex Service Through Factory vs. the Watch Doctor
Why is my price on a Rolex repair less expensive than the factory? My answer to this question is why are other repair shops and the factory so overpriced? I have been a watchmaker for more than 40 years, live in a small town and have a shop with low overhead. I feel that it is better to keep my prices down and do more quality watch repair for my.. Read More
Interesting Customers and The Watches They Wear
Over the years I have had the opportunity to work on some very interesting watches. Everything from a turn of the century Hamilton pocket watch to a $20,000 Rolex. I have also had the opportunity to work with some very interesting customers. Everyone from doctors, lawyers, teachers, Navy Seals, judges, airline pilots, stock car racers, NFL agents, journalists, banking executives, carpenters, plumbers, college professors etc. I would like to make.. Read More
What are the Perks of Watch Collecting?
Collecting vintage watches might not be your thing. With watches, collectors have to look into how much a timepiece needs polished or refurbished while also being wary of fakes — and mindful of your pocketbook. If vintage watch collecting isn’t your thing, then perhaps collecting vintage accessories for watches is more up your alley. Unlike watches, accessories usually aren’t in bad shape and the market isn’t flooded with fakes and.. Read More