Some time ago I asked the mentors of Seiko-Knowledge how to fix my Seiko Champion 860 Diashock I had bought off from eBay, which randomly stopped. It was a simple case of re-servicing it properly (I am getting more and more good at it!) actually, but after that, I left it to rest inside my watch […]
On November 11th, 2014, Auction House Sotheby’s New York Office will auction for the second time Henry Grave’s Patek Philippe Supercomplication Pocket Watch, the ONLY watch in the world that has hit the incredible mark of $11,000,000 at its last sale, also done by Sotheby’s.
Almost a year ago I posted that I was looking for a Landeron Movement based wrist watch to add to my collection, here. Some months later I managed to actually put my impatient hands on one… This is the story of what happened since.
I do not like diver watches that much, since I am not a diver myself, but sometimes I just can’t help not admiring the solidity and purposeful design of them, as it is the case of this Meister-Anker Diver watch I found in a small flea-shop here in Berlin. What attracted me most was the […]
A very nice lady presented me with this nice pocket watch, which belonged to her grandmother, and that probably has seen both World Wars. The watch has no glass, and it was not working, plus it was showing scratches all over the case, had bent and oxidised hands, and the time could not be set.