Scan day!

1Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 20, 2004 It is friday again. Which means ScanDay at TimeZone. Keep an eye on their Public Forum today for some great pictures.

Watch straps

3Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 19, 2004 Besides replacing straps when one is worn out, I am probably not the only one who think it is fun to switch straps once in a while to give a watch a different look. Ever tried to buy a strap for your watch from the original manufacturer?… Read More »

Something really exclusive

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 18, 2004 A watch by Roger Smith, using George Daniels’ co-axial escapement. Read on at ThePurists… Oh by the way, “At the moment, Series 2 is expected to be in the region of ¬£30,000.00 and ¬£35,000.00, excluding VAT.”

Become a watchmaker by watching videos

1Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 18, 2004 I saw this one popping up at my GoogleAds on the right of this page and the text made me curious. “You’ll be repairing in a few hours. Makes a great home business.” If you want to get beat-up by angry customers maybe… Becoming a watchmaker by… Read More »

International (Wrist)Watch Magazine

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 17, 2004 IW asks for reader feedback via the forum of WatchUSeek. I don’t think very high of this magazine, and prefer German watch magazines for their in-depth articles and knowledge. However, maybe a poll like this changes it all and will make the magazine better than before. At… Read More »

Second best brand…

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 16, 2004 Unlike some other people, I also think Patek Philippe is the best watchbrand available! Artie, a member of TimeZone, made as poll to ask what YOU think is the second best watchbrand. Check it out! Is this one of the 2nd best brands?

Looking for a watch?

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 14, 2004 Looking for a watch to buy or sell? Try this! It is called Chrono24 and they operate all over the world, an on-line marketplace for watches.

Da bling bling….

0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 13, 2004 Eliot S wrote at WatchUSeek’s WatchCentral: ‘Comedian Jamie Foxx enjoyed his experience of working with Tom Cruise on Collateral so much, he bought the actor a $20,000 diamond watch as a sign of gratitude. Foxx missed out on the opportunity to work with Cruise on 1996’s Jerry… Read More »


0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 12, 2004 A whole genre of watches is built to see the water… Dive watches! Personally, I don’t dive or even swim, but I do have some in my collection because I like the look and feel of them. Among them is even quite a professional diver, the Rolex… Read More »


0Posted by Robert-Jan Broer on Aug 12, 2004 SteveS from NJ complains over at the Paneristi Forum that he dislikes the reflection in his photos of his Panerai BlackSeal. However, I feel that in everyday life, you see reflections in watches as well. So why try to hide it on a picture? There are some… Read More »