In-Depth: The Watches Of James Bond (And Why They Matter)
Exploring the enduring interest in how an action-movie hero tells time.
Originally published by Jason Heaton on HODINKEE, December 13th 2019
Bond: “Does it do anything?”
Q: “It tells the time.”
– Spectre, 2015
The wristwatches of the literary and cinematic James Bond
First, it should be said that watches should not be thought of as an investment. You should buy what you love; however, no one is ever disappointed if their timepiece is retaining its value. Spending a good amount of money on a luxury item can
Cosplay, Being James Bond, And A Theory Of Watch Collecting
Cyberpunk godfather William Gibson, and being James Bond – or his boss.
Originally published by JACK FORSTER on HODINKEE, September 17th 2021
Way back in 1999, William Gibson – one of the founding fathers of the sci-fi genre
Grails: How The Rolex Explorer 1016 Became My Rite of Passage
I'd worn other stuff before. But never anything like this.
Originally published on HODINKEE by SID MASHBURN August 4th, 2021
I've been writing this column for a few months now, and before I get into this one,
The short and somewhat obvious answer as to why some watches are more expensive pre-owned is because of supply and demand. Not enough of a particular watch in a market coupled with a strong demand will always lead to higher prices. For a better answer,
Reference Points: Understanding The Rolex Submariner
We go as deep as you can on the most legendary watch of all time.
Originally published by Stephen Pulvirent on HODINKEE, July 18th 2019
Reference Points was dreamed up as our way of offering definitive guides to the world's most important
With more and more people wanting to get a luxury timepiece for themselves or as a gift for a loved one pre-owned has become a popular option for buyers. Pre-owned has the advantage of saving money over a new watch or it may be the
So, you have done it. You have decided to bite the bullet and buy your first luxury watch. For some this will be a one-off experience to celebrate a milestone in life. For others this will be the beginning of a long and exciting journey
As much fun as it is to walk into a store and look at all the beautiful new watches that were just released, sometimes they do not speak to us in the same way the old styles did. They are not the watch you saw
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