This is something that got me as excited as I could ever be, but at the same time disappointed. The Hodinkee Fund, together with the Horological Society Of New York, has has recently introduced Watchmaking 101, a public free class dedicated to the art of watchmaking. Pity it is only in New York. Watchmaking 101 is […]
The other day I was talking with the owner of a small second-hand shop, discussing on how I repaired his 1970’s Lucerne wrist watch (more on this in another topic). He was quite please of the service I’d done: the watch was completely jammed and as dirty as a watch can be. After a proper […]
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.