Introduced in 1968, the Rolex Cellini lineup has been home to the brand’s non-Oyster dress watches. Rolex named the collection after the Florentine goldsmith, sculptor, and painter, Benvenuto Cellini, who was known for creating masterpieces during the Renaissance period that are still studied and celebrated today. Cellini Facts – Rolex’s dedicated line of dress watches. – Only crafted from either solid gold or platinum. – Can be powered by either.. Read More
Tudor vs Rolex. What is the Difference?
The Tudor and Rolex Relationship If you want a Rolex but cant find one, a common solution is to turn to Tudor. There are some good reasons for that, not least the brand’s impressive quality and value — but also that Tudor is owned by Rolex. Tudor was conceived in 1946 as “a watch that our agents could sell at a more modest price than our Rolex watches, and yet one that could attain.. 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
Overhaul of an ETA 2892 movement
ETA designs and manufactures mechanical and automatic watches, watch movements and is headquartered in Grenchen, Switzerland and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Swatch Group Ltd. Although the company produces finished watches and movements, ETA specializes in the production of ébauche movements used both in watches of sister Swatch Group subsidiary brands and in the watches of competitors. With the exception of hairsprings manufactured by sister company Nivarox, ETA.. Read More
What is an Elinvar hairspring?
Back when trains were first connecting America’s coasts, a railroad worker’s watch would be worn through some tough conditions. First, it must endure temperature and humidity changes, as well as changes in magnetic fields. That’s not to mention regular wear and tear a watch will be presented while working a long day on the railroad. When railroad watches were inspected, they were to run within 30 seconds accuracy. The Elinvar.. Read More