The Value Proposition: Five Significant Undervalued Watches Of The '80s
Phillips' esteemed Head of Watches in New York answers the one big question: So, what should you buy?
Originally published by Paul Boutros on Hodinkee, March 5th 2021
As someone who both grew up during the 1980s and
Buying, Selling, & Collecting The Audacious Design Of 1970s Patek
The '70s gave way to experimental design across the board. Was Patek Philippe the clear victor of ingenuity?
Originally published by Malaika Crawford on Hodinkee, August 11th 2023
There is no period as visually defined as the 1970s –
The Value Proposition: The Most Affordable Vintage Rolex Is Worth Your Time
The Oyster 6426 – still the most straightforward Rolex around.
Originally published by Anthony Traina on Hodinkee, October 14th, 2022
Don't you long for the days of John Mayer telling you about five vintage Rolex watches
A Collector’s Guide To Weird And Wonderful Wooden Dials
Even at their height in the 1970s, wooden dials never really made sense. They still don't! But that only makes them more charming. Here are some of our favorites.
Originally published by Malaika Crawford on Hodinkee, March 10th
Watch Of The Week: Jewelry Designer Maggi Simpkins Finds Power In Her Grandmother's Cartier Tank
The record-setting engagement ring designer believes in the power of objects.
Originally published by Maggi Simpkins on HODINKEE, February 14th 2022
In Watch of the Week, we invite HODINKEE staffers and friends to explain
Historical Perspectives: Ten Out Of Production Watches That Offer A Ton Of Bang For The Buck
These watches deserve to be more expensive than they are.
Originally published by Ben Clymer on HODINKEE, November 20th, 2014
Last year I put together a list of 10 vintage watches that
Charlie Chaplin, a Silent Film Star
It’s hard to imagine a time when films were silent. It’s even more challenging to imagine a comedy without words. Yet somehow, even in the silent film era, Charlie Chaplin had an incredible knack for making people laugh.
Chaplin first took
Richard Burton: The Early Years
Richard Walter Jenkins, better known as Richard Burton, overcame a tough childhood to emerge as one of the greatest actors of his time. His teacher, guardian, and mentor, Philip Burton, is responsible for identifying his flair for acting and introducing him
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
Sammy Davis Jr: The Early Days
The odds were against him. He was a black entertainer, pursuing his craft during the pre-Civil Rights era. Yet, against racism and discrimination, Sammy Davis Jr. prevailed as one of the most successful performers of his time.
During his formative years,