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Introducing The Ever So Clean TAG Heuer Bamford Monaco

Introducing The Ever So Clean TAG Heuer Bamford Monaco

TAG Heuer has linked up with luxury customisers, Bamford Watch Department, for the cleanest timepiece collaboration. A bespoke model encased in carbon featuring an original calibre 11 from 1969. One look at this dual effort is all it takes to have the word "striking" seared into your mind, and hanging on the edge of your lips. And striking it is. This latest iteration has been constructed with the 39mm square dial and TAG Heuer Monaco's winning left crown. Additionally, the George Bamford imprint has been engraved on the dial, and the bottom of the box being signed "Monaco Bamford". The...

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Introducing The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Carolina Bucci Edition

Introducing The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Carolina Bucci Edition

  Quick Take   If you frequent this site, you are familiar with one of my many obsessions – frosted gold. If you recall Audemars Piguet first released the Royal Oak Frosted Gold in partnership with jeweler Carolina Bucci back in 2016. The first wave of releases featured 37mm and 33mm versions in both white and rose gold. The 37mm examples were powered by the automatic caliber 3120, while the 33mm versions were run by a quartz movement. As a follow up, AP released a limited edition men's version in 41mm, and series of new dial colors for the original models. Now they...

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Characteristics Of A Good Watch

Characteristics Of A Good Watch

A watch is something personal. Everyone has their own taste in design and style. Therefore, we do not want to say what a good or bad watch is, but what the signs of a quality watch are in general. And how these signs are easily identifiable. A little side note is that we are mainly looking at an affordable watch. 1. MATERIAL OF A WATCH A quality watch is at least made of Stainless Steel. A titanium or ceramic watch is harder / better, but those watches also have a more expensive price tag. Stainless steel compared to ‘normal’ steel can not...

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5 Tips for Buying Vintage Watches

5 Tips for Buying Vintage Watches

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Whether you’re buying out of sentimentality — say, you want to own a watch from the year of your birth — or simply for investment purposes, education is the most important factor when it comes to buying, or collecting, vintage timepieces.  I am offering five bullet-point guidelines to make the perfect choices. 1. Don’t buy without investigation It is tempting to make an impulse purchase on a nice-looking vintage timepiece that you see in the window of an antiques dealer or watch shop. However, there are many traps you can fall into — traps of which even the seller may be...

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Review of The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore

Review of The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore "Safari"

Introduction: Audemars Piguet is a Swiss, luxury boutique watchmaker founded in 1875 by Jules - Louis Audemars and Edward -Auguste Piguet. The founding partners, both descendants of great watchmaking families, decided to join forces to create a luxury brand like no other seen at the time. J.L. Audemars was responsible for the technical production of the luxury timepieces and E.A. Piguet managed the business aspects of the company. Located in Le Brassus in the Swiss Vallee de Joux, the company remains a privately held organization and holds true to the traditional Swiss watchmaking heritage of the land to this date....

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