Tag Archives: vintage watches

Somethings About TAG Heuer You Don’t Know

TAG Heuer is one of the world’s leading luxury watch brands, offering a strong history of innovation, deep connections with sports timing and automobile racing, and more recently, a series of groundbreaking developments in the field of ultra-fast mechanical chronographs, an innovative tourbillon watch priced under $20,000, and the launch of a luxury smartwatch. Here… Read More »

Vintage Eye for the Perpetual Calendar: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

About a year ago, I began writing the “Vintage Eye for theModern Guy” series in an effort to spotlight some of the historical influences behind many of the world’s most popular watches. My subjects have ranged from complete re-creations of vintage models by some brands to contemporary re-interpretations by others; we have covered the good,… Read More »

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time

Many times the watches we cover from major brands are the pieces left over from a century of watchmaking. They are the series that are both adventure- and time-tested through the years, and thus have earned a spot in the minds of modern consumers. It’s plain to see these pieces — from Rolex, Omega, Patek… Read More »

Featured Watch Omega Speedmaster Vintage:Racing Pedigree In Excellent Value

In 1996, the first version of the featured watch Omega Speedmaster Schumacher in his Kerpen kart track in Germany revealed that Mr. Schumacher. It came with a red or yellow dial (celebrating the first year of Mr. Schumacher driving a Ferrari), and a red or yellow leather strap or steel bracelet choose choose. Production ran… Read More »

As an indicator of one’s status or taste – or lack thereof – watches have become the new shorthand

As an indicator of one’s status or taste – or lack thereof – watches have become the new shorthand. Since the Great Watch Revolution of the 1980s, when mechanical timepieces returned in force as a backlash against cheap-and-nasty quartz, and when vintage watches started to appear in auctions in greater numbers, awareness of the wristwatch… Read More »