Monthly Archives: April 2015

Hands-On: The Arnold Son Golden Wheel

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Arnold & Son is offering their take on the historic "wandering hours" concept with their new Golden Wheel watch. Introduced at Basel earlier this year, the Golden Wheel is reminiscent of modern watches like Audemars Piguet’s Star Wheel collection, and Urwerk’s imaginative UR-103. The wandering hours complication itself dates back to the mid-17th century in the form of table clocks, and […]

Highlights From The Antiquorum Geneva Sale Plus Tons More

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In this week's What's Selling Where, we are bringing you some great watches coming up for sale at Antiquorum on March 15th in Geneva (full catalog here and virtual catalog here) as well as tons of other great watches available on eBay and through dealers. As a general reminder for our American readers (and everyone else, too), buying […]

From A Massive Collection Of Omegas To Some Great Breitlings, Heuers, Gruens, And Vacherons

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This week's Bring A Loupe brings you everything from someone selling off a great collection of vintage Omega sport chronographs from the 1960s and 1970s, to some more value-oriented pieces under $1,000, to a couple pieces each from Vacheron, Heuer, Gruen, Breitling, and Movado. Oh, and there's a Bvlgari Serpenti from 1971 with box and papers, too. Vacheron Constantin Reference 4072 This yellow gold Vacheron is just […]

Hands-On: With The Tudor Fastrider Chronograph

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Tudor released quite a few attractive offerings this year at Baselworld. Its new North Flag model made headlines for using Tudor’s first in-house movement (caliber MT5621). Then we found out that this same movement drives Tudor’s new Pelagos diver. In addition to those spectacular offerings, Tudor also presented another update to its line of modern tool watches: the Tudor Fastrider Chronograph. The Fastrider was the brainchild of a collaboration between […]

Hands-On: With The Bulgari Diagono Magnesium

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Bulgari and great timepieces have gone hand in hand ever since it introduced the Octo Finnisimo Tourbillon. Now Bulgari looks to upgrade the external components of a watch with the stuff that space-stations are made of, and the internal components with, actually, more stuff that space stations are made of. While this automatic timepiece employs […]