Albert Einstein: The Early Years
Albert Einstein passed away over half a century ago. However, he’s still one of the most highly regarded and celebrated scientists of the 20th century. He’s most famous for developing the theory of relativity; one of the two pillars of modern
Audrey Hepburn - The Woman and Her Watch
Audrey Hepburn is one of the most famous actresses of all time. She is still beloved around the world even years after her passing. And, she’s one of only fourteen entertainers to claim the coveted title of an
Humphrey Bogart defined an era of cinema.
While he’s regarded as one of the most talented artists to grace the big screen, Bogart didn’t grow up with aspirations of becoming a star. At age 17, he enlisted in the United States Navy to fight in World
Ask three different watch collectors who produced the world’s first automatic chronograph and you’ll receive three different answers.
Some will insist it was Zenith, who announced their El Primero movement in January of 1969 -- the first automatic chronograph announced to the public. Others will claim
Regardless of its position in the market today, the Longines of old was really something, and there's little dispute about the fact that the company has made some really great watches. It was one of the first to introduce a true pilot's watch in early decades
This story of ours was originally featured over on the Huckberry Journal.
Legend has is it that Alberto Santos-Dumont–one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–was enjoying a drink with his friend and watchmaker Louis Cartier in 1906 when he first commented on
One of the questions we hear most often is a variation of "Which brands hold their value the most?" In an effort to shed some light on this oft-debated topic, we wrote a blog about depreciation detailing our observations from day-to-day valuations. The response was overwhelming,
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One of the most asked questions we receive at Crown & Caliber is what watches best hold their value. Before jumping into that question, here is an important rule of thumb: never buy a brand new watch as