Thoughts On Cleaning Your Watch – Part 2

Last week I went covered briefly how I clean my stainless steel and precious metal pieces, this article will cover those timepieces on rubber and NATO straps as well as leather straps. Waterproof watch on Rubber and NATO. First we have the watches on rubber straps, these predominantly are treated by me in exactly the […]

A good Rolex holiday travel story

Published earlier this month, a story of a Rolex and how it was found speaks to the goodness of people and a warning when traveling with your Rolex.  Typically, when traveling to first world countries, including the United States, there are typically no worries of traveling with your Rolex. In this particular story, a couple […]

Thoughts On Cleaning Your Watch – Part 1

Having handled a large number of watches in my time and also possessing extremely oily skin, I am prone to leaving my grubby paw prints over everything! I would be a rather rubbish thief… Right, first and foremost it boils down to what time of timepiece you are trying to clean. Is it waterproof, because […]

The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rolex sponsors some of the world’s most prestigious sporting endeavors, golf, tennis, yachting, auto racing, and equestrianism among them. Athletes too, with the likes of sports super couple Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn, Jack Nicklaus, Jackie Stewart, and Roger Federer. And there are the events. Events like the 24 Hours of Daytona, held at the venue […]

Time Writer

The literal name for Chronograph, from the Greek ‘Chronos’ meaning time and ‘Graph’ to write. It is possibly one of the most popular, widespread and useful complications within the world of watches that we inhabit. All the big players produce some kind of Chronograph, and some have made their names with them, like Zenith. It […]

A Unique Skeleton

Cartier has just announced the Cartier Tank MC Two Tone Skeleton, a unique skeleton watch which they’ll be introducing in Geneva next month at SIHH (the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie). Conventional skeletons offer standard movements with non-essential metal removed. The MC Skeleton movement on the other hand, is made up of shapes resembling […]

Moon Fighter

It looks like a space ship, not quite Battlestar Galactica, not quite Star Wars nor even Star Trek, but it is definitely something out of a sci-fi movie right? Wrong. This my friends is another quality brainchild from RJ-Romain Jerome, you are correct in guessing that this is not a watch, but oh well. This […]

Ultimate Watches for Christmas List for 2013

Watches for Christmas – A List of ‘Must Have’ Watches As you have no doubt figured out by now, our columnists have gone rogue and decided to publish our own ideal watches for Christmas list of ‘must-have’ watches. Here are my choices. Duomètre à Chronographe Jaeger LeCoultre Duomètre à Chronographe, ref. 6012420 Sure, that Geneva […]

Dave’s Ultimate Watch Christmas List for 2013

The team of columnists here at Beckertime have decided on our own ideal list of ‘must-have’ watches for our Christmas List, so without further ado, here is mine. Let me know which ones you guys like. Tudor Pelagos With Tudor’s return to American shores this year, they had with them a bevy of new models […]