Marion Mitchell Morrison, better known as John Wayne, is famous for his longstanding film career. On-screen, he was the All-American man. He often played the role of the stoic and heroic cowboy or soldier—characterized by rugged masculinity, honest moral values, and a pioneering spirit.
The timepieces worn by the cinematic James Bond–from the Gruen 510 he sported in Dr. No to the Omega Seamaster around his wrist in Spectre–have been exhaustively chronicled. The watches 007 has worn onscreen include the Breitling, Pulsar (made by Hamilton), Rolex Submariner, Rolex (Pre-Daytona) Chronograph,
Ever wonder what goes into servicing a luxury watch? A lot, actually.
A full service involves literally taking the watch apart piece by tiny little piece, cleaning everything, and then putting it all back together again. Our watchmakers do this sort of work day in and day
The outreach was clandestine, the e-mails to the point. When he said we could meet at his office, my first reaction was, “You work there?” That’s when he went dark. Sammy Sy (pronounced “see”) doesn’t want anyone to know too much.
Here’s what we do know:
The RedBar Crew is a New York City based group two-parts watch enthusiasts and one-part libation imbibers that meet up rather regularly in various well-heeled watering holes around town to cocktail and converse on various horological topics — often with special watch industry guests and
Cigars and watches have been sold side-by-side since the 1930s. In this three-part series, we explore the connection and interplay between two manly pursuits: collecting watches and lighting up cigars. To read Parts I and II, go here and here.
The final installment of this three-part
The idea of a fake watch is kind of interesting. It's built to duplicate of a four-figure (sometimes five- or six-figure) watch at the lowest cost possible. And whether the producers of fake watches are really trying all that hard to pass their wares as legitimate,
Cigars and watches have been sold side-by-side since the 1930s. In this three-part series, we explore the connection and interplay between two manly pursuits: collecting watches and lighting up cigars. To read Part I, click here.
Another notable tobacconist, Davidoff of Geneva — which these days
The Rolex President is a pretty iconic watch. There's not really any other watch that looks like it—that includes fake watches especially. However, that doesn't stop them from trying.
In general, it's much easier to replicate a stainless steel watch. That's because steel is a relatively
Everyone should own at least one quality watch. But you might have a problem: you're on a very tight budget. That's understandable—not everyone can afford to just drop the money on an expensive watch without some serious consideration. However, there are some great watches to